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Buddha Bar

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Buddha Bar
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3 El Thawra Council Street | P.O. Box 732, El Orman – Giza, Cairo, Egypt
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3 El Thawra Council Street | P.O. Box 732, El Orman – Giza, Cairo, Egypt
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sitauted in Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah. This is the only Buddha Bar in...
Sitauted in Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah. This is the only Buddha Bar in Cairo. Very popular for themed parties and night-life
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good for party
5 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
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Cairo, Egypt

if you want a party with a great Nile view you should go to this place good cocktails try (B52) DJ with light effect all over the place panoramic view ( river Nile )

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Cairo, Egypt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

if you want a party with a great Nile view you should go to this place good cocktails try (B52) DJ with light effect all over the place panoramic view ( river Nile )

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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Nice typical Buddha bar offering nice sound and good view. At the moment quite empty as tourism seems very slow in Kairo. But nevertheless a nice place to be.

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Having been to various Buddha Bar locations internationally, I was expecting a staple of quality. I found NEITHER at this Cairo outpost. There was LITERALLY NO ONE there on a Saturday night. I was incredibly confused. Then I realized, the in crowd had migrated to "Blue Jazz" a ship on the Nile that rocks the part all night long. Sorry... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Went there with a colleague from work to relax and have some drinks and possibly dinner. The drinks were fine, but nothing extraordinary. We eneded up having dinner, in a completely empty restaurant with little atmosphere. No hype, no frills, just a normal Buddha Bar...

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Muscat, Oman
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203 reviews 203 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The location is nice , in a Nile island although was a bit of a drive to get there and many bottle necks in the way. The decoration and ambience is nice in the Cairo standards but not matching the other Buddha Bars in Bahrain and Dubai The wine list was rather poor with so many bottles out of stock... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This is an iconic restaurant. We actually visited in March 2010, before all of the political turmoil. It was a beautiful restaurant with great drinks and music. The vibe is chic international jet set. The view of the Nile is mesmerising and can't be duplicated. Hope to go back someday.

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milano
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I like the terrace and the atmosphere on the Nile I decoration was great and the stuff been friendly

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

we planned to go there looking for the atmosphere of buddah bars, but it was almost empty no people even though it was weekend, but food was good, price not cheap but fine. but I guess because of the situation in cairo,

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Norddeutschland
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643 reviews 643 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
535 helpful votes 535 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Staying in the sofitel for three nights we decided to splurge and take three of their restaurants with the Buddha bar being the last. The decor is very nice and asian and the menu looked very interesting and so we decided to ignore the absolutely unfitting music (spanish guitars...) and were eager to ejoy good Thai food (which we both... More

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DK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Nice Bar restaurant on the Nile (inside Sofitel). Excellent service and very good food. Very nice atmosphere and amazing night view of the Nile boat traffic. Prices are reasonable.

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Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street | P.O. Box 732, El Orman – Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Cuisine: Asian fusion

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