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Buddha Bar

3 El Thawra Council Street | P.O. Box 732, El Orman – Giza, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #142 of 3,909 restaurants in Cairo
Cuisines: Asian fusion
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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US
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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
26 helpful votes 26 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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632 reviews 632 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
498 helpful votes 498 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 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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Manila, Philippines
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

An elegant, pleasant, and reliable place to go for food and drinks. The Buddha Bar franchise is somewhat tired at this point but in Cairo it's appreciated.

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