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Mena House Oberoi, Giza, Egypt
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Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Better at night, cool and comes to life

I went twoce, daytime and again at night. During the day the pace seemed slow, somewhat 'not fully open for business' but managed to get some bargains. When I went at night, the place came to life... lights, music, more shops open (which can also mean more hassle) so learn the words "LA SHOCKRUN... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Poole, United Kingdom
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Poole, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I went twoce, daytime and again at night. During the day the pace seemed slow, somewhat 'not fully open for business' but managed to get some bargains. When I went at night, the place came to life... lights, music, more shops open (which can also mean more hassle) so learn the words "LA SHOCKRUN" means no thank you or "BE... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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288 reviews 288 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our travel agent booked a lunch for us here and what a treat it was! First of you can not beat the location nor atmosphere! We had a table right by the window with a view of the great pyramid. An added bonus is the decor and furnishings! Located in an elegant hotel they exude luxury and opulence. The service... More 

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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604 reviews 604 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We came here after a very dusty day touring the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx during a sandstorm. What a respite to come to this luxurious restaurant, located inside a resplendent historic hotel. We had a three-course lunch at 3 pm, which was just what we needed after a big, indulgent breakfast at our hotel and a long day of... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food is excellent, the place is a dream and the view, there is nothing like that. Service great, as expected from Mena House.

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Martinez, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the casual restaurant in the Mena House, where the breakfast buffet is set up. Right out the window is the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Breakfast buffet has everything from cereal and eggs to traditional Egyptian fuul (beans). Do not miss the lentil soup at lunch or dinner!

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Cairo, Egypt
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Yes its in mid of town and yes the atmosphere not bad causy but the issue restaurants or coffees there v dirty and the service very poor

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The market is a bit of a maze if shops but nothing extraordinarily complex. Primarily it is a curio market and the sales persons can be a bit pushy sometimes but nothing alarming. For someone going from South Asia especially the Indian sub-continent, it is nothing extraordinary as there are multiple such markets in various cities. Worth one visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We eat here as part of our stay at the Mena house hotel. The food and the service is excellent. We could see the great pyramid form our dinner table Breakfast we were offered a buffet with a large choice of options all were good and dinner the food was cooked to very good standard .

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is where you have breakfast at the Mena House, but its so much more! The menu is truly International with not only Egyptian, Indian, Italian, but an assortment of pasta as well. Lovely surroundings, reasonable prices, make it a hot spot to try.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This was the one place I visited where there were several other tourists around. Only spent a short time here but couldn’t wait to leave as I was hassled non-stop. If only the stallholders would realise that, if they gave you some space, you would actually like to look at their goods. But with the constant barrage, you can’t wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mena House Oberoi, Giza, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Giza Governorate  >  Giza

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?