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Atheneos

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21 Saad Zaglool square-in front of Raml station, Alexandria, Egypt
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
It's an excellent experience for those who understand its historical value.

It's very basic food and normally we only go for a few beers and an extremely nice view over downtown and east harbour of Alexandria. The place was built in early 20th century. It was a really good place, now it's old, maintained and staff are friendly (or at least I know them very well). It's one... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We are from Brazil and this was our first time to Alexandria. My husband and I found this the worst Restaurant in everything you can imaginable: price, service, cleanliness. We went to dinner, Our order - very basic, one spaghetti and a kebab took 25 minutes to get out. The bread and the drinks arrived with the food. The tablecloth,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It's very basic food and normally we only go for a few beers and an extremely nice view over downtown and east harbour of Alexandria. The place was built in early 20th century. It was a really good place, now it's old, maintained and staff are friendly (or at least I know them very well). It's one of my favorite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

After the dastardly British shelling of Alexandria in 1882, of which there are several photos of the disastrous aftermath mounted on the walls of the Atheneos, central Cairo was built anew in grand style. This fine restaurant dates from 1900 and its interior décor is untouched and thus unspoilt, making this place a real architectural gem, a treasure trove of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

great place , the restaurant is a bit historical .... the view is quite amazing with the mediterranean sea in front of you , the meals are good and it's not expensive ...... not very luxurious but it's good enough

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

upstairs, view over the sea, food set menu organised by our guide and thoroughly enjoyed by all!!! Service was great!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2008

We ate here twice, on the first night we had a set menu of soup then a seafood platter with salad, dips, breads followed by the best desert in Egypt "Kanafa" we paid LE100 for the whole meal so unbelievable value see photos for the view. This is one of the oldest restaurants in Alexandria and a favorite with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2008

nice and quite place

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2008

it doesn`t get any more historical & view of the Mediterranean sea, enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Saad Zaglool square-in front of Raml station, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Alexandria Governorate  >  Alexandria

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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