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Sabaya

Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 (2) 2795 7171
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Ranked #2 of 3,919 restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Totally overrated here on Tripadvisor! It is good, but nothing special. I'd say Taboula in Garden City is *much* better. The evening started with a white wine that was totally off: very very sour and horrible taste. It can happen of course, but they should have seen and smelled this when pouring the glass. They replaced it of course. The... More

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Moncassin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The food and service are both excellent. And the surroundings made me think I was back in Beirut.I ate lunch in solitary splendour so I imagine it is better to dine there.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

its an amazing Lebanese restaurant as all said ,great service,interior and display of the dishes as wow as the taste,and they have an appetizer sausage "souqqa" that really comes from heaven i never tasted a better one than this ,we all loved our dishes and the atmosphere,the different options of seating ares style that makes it suits from youth to... More

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Located in the semiramis hotel, Sabaya is one of the best place in Cairo where to have a nice and tasty dinner. The dinner started with a vegetables basket and a typical wellcome drink offered by the restaurant. The menu offers a good variety of dishes and appetizers, and all our orders were excellent and well presented. The service was... More

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This restaurant is located on the first floor of the Semiramis Hotel in Cairo, a short walk from Tahrir square. This is one of a number of restaurants located in the hotel, which was ideal because our kids didn't want to eat Lebanese choosing Pizza instead. We were able to order the pizza in the Lebanese restaurant and sit as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

had an early dinner with all the lebanese mezza essentials. authentic fresh and delicuous, this is a beautiful dining experience and a welcomed relaxing treat from the more hectic chaos Cairo sometimes brings :) HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Superb food & service & impeccably clean - you just can't ask for anything more. Due to a general fear of traveling in Egypt, the place was practically empty. It is on the 2nd floor of the Semiranis Hotel. Could compete with any fine restaurant in the U.S.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

The staff is super friendly and professoinal, food is amazing. All the mezza are just perfect, I would love to go every now and then.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

The best restaurant in Cairo ... Best service ever and excellent taste of lebanese food located in the center of the capital.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you are couples , you will enjoy this place , the mezzah cold & hot was delicious , the sea food soup was very nice , I do recommend this place .. Anyways, I like this place a lot it's very quiet and clean and Lebanese chef Nasser, thanks...

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