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Abu El Sid

Kafr, opposit oriental grill, El Gouna, Egypt
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Ranked #41 of 63 restaurants in El Gouna
Cuisines: Egyptian
Description: Telephone: (002) 010 383 9165
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Description: Telephone: (002) 010 383 9165
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I love Abu El Sid, be it in Gouna, Cairo, Dubai, etc. the food taste is always great with no compromise on quality and you get a very rich menu of Egyptian dishes. I love the Arabic decoration, furniture and music too.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

The place location was excellent yet some of the dishes were not the same quality of their other branches in cairo, service was excellent and overall price was avg

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Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I can say having dinner at abou elseed was one of my worst experience I have ever had The staff were ok, the restaurant has a very depressing atmosphere I ordered a basic grilled chicken and it was terrible they don't even look or smell like chicken

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We had reserved a table at the Oriental grill restaurant and we saw the sign of the restaurant and found the restaurant to be completely empty. We sat down at the table, ordered some drinks and the staff did not speak good english. The waiter did not understand what a "soda water" was. We then received the menu and realized... More

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Levanger, Norway
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We were welcomed in good maners, but hen it all slowed down. The manager tried to describe the dishes for us, but I really don't think we understood eachother. The food came and tasted poor. And we love arabic food! Neither the mezze or the main courses impressed. We hade one half cooked wheal and one ordinary grilled chicken. Nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

This restaurant had a nice traditional feeling to it, egyptian music and lovely traditional food, lot of variety as well. I recommend it to any person that goes to El Gouna

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Cairo, Egypt
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

the atmosphere is great and clean. the service is good my husband ordered koshari which was good but my fatta wasn't so good , the meat was very tough the prices are a bit higher than other higher quality restaurants

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UK
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189 reviews 189 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We decided early on in our holiday that we would try this restaurant as it was not here when we last came six year previous and it was offering traditional Egyptian cuisine which we love. The location is good next to the water way and across from the oriental grill. It is only a short walk from the centre of... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great food from a starter perspective but my husbands veal tagine was under cooked and very salty. My koshari was great and plentiful. the main issue was the waiter who obviously was either having a bad day or had missed the charm school section of training, very rude and abrupt not only to us but to another member of staff...we... More

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Cairo, Egypt
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

the food is a great and it is served in a very authentic and relaxing egyptian environment. the staff is friendly but i wish they were more attentive and more caring about details which they are not. overall, would go again.

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