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Salah Salem, Cairo, Egypt
25109151
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 17
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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Nice breakfast

I enjoyed having breakfast there in Friday morning, quite morning with the citadel view!! oriental music and sitting outdoor. Avoid hot days coz it's gonna be sweating outside

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2013
Mariana G
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Cairo, Egypt
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Chisinau, Moldova
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The place is indeed beautiful. It looks to be in Alhambra. The food at Studio average if not mediocre (We had to order a mixed fish grill for two, despite that they bring two grills). We went for dinner and it was empty. Waiters were sleepy, and could not speak good english nor explain the plates. While I was still... More 

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Sanaa, Yemen
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89 reviews 89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I went there for Iftar dinner, the place have outstanding view for sure but the food is average, extremely expansive i would recommend this place to have coffee since they have great view.

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Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Great view and an open air atmosphere. Good food. Not so expensive. The best thing I liked was its atmosphere which is so lively! Gotta go again, should try it!

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Cairo, Egypt
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I enjoyed having breakfast there in Friday morning, quite morning with the citadel view!! oriental music and sitting outdoor. Avoid hot days coz it's gonna be sweating outside

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

A very disappointing experience. Having read other (favourable) reviews we made the trip out to the Citadel View restaurant. Firstly, we had to pay an admission fee to the local garden in which the restaurant is located, despite arrival at nearly 10pm the gardens being invisible in the dark (unlit) and the gate attendant being told in Arabic by an... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The sweets are very well done The price is a bit too much (with Egyptian standads) There is no seating looking at the citadel, except stone seats in an open balcony that does not fin in Summer at all.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This place offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of busy Cairo, just a 15-20 minute drive from Khan El Khalili. This building is home to both Alain Le Notre and Studio Misr. Studio Misr offers diners outdoor dining with a stunning view of Al Azhar Park as well as the pretty glinting lights of Cairo's many mosques... More 

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Sendai, Japan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Services is very slow! However food quality is acceptable, don't try exotic food, just order simple kinds, try the mix grill it's the best thing they have. Salads look nice, but I've tried the smoked salmon it wasn't fresh, so don't try it.

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Ottawa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Noisey Cairo falls away as you walk through the city park and reach this unique and special restaurant. Quite possibly the best location in the world with a breathtaking view. Go at sunset to see the mosques of Cairo in sillouette. Sit on the expansive patio and enjoy the garden's water features and park below. The food is good. The... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The place has a very nice view and ambiance but should improve the taste of cakes and sandwiches.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Salah Salem, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 25109151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?