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“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Eucalyptus

The Eucalyptus
14 Hativat Yerushalayim, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #17 of 461 restaurants in Jerusalem
Cuisines: Kosher, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Authentic Biblical cuisine using wild herbs that celebrate innovation and ancient recipes. Located at the beginning of the New Artist Colony not far from the Old City, 5 minute walk from the Mamilla shopping corridor.
New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I visited the Eucalyptus with a lage group of business associates. The food was excellent, and the portions were generous. The Staff was knowledgeable and ready to answer all questions on the origins and the significance of the food. In all, it is the perfect place to complete a day of touring in Jerusalem.

Note that this restaurant is clearly made for visitors to Jerusalem - if you are looking for a place where locals dine, this is likely not the best choice

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Creative cuisine, delightful people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I visited with a large group at the end of January and we spent nearly three lovely hours tasting creative, delicious offerings from Chef Moshe Basson - who was a delightful, enthusiastic host as well. He explained the Biblical sources for his food specialties and encouraged us to participate in the service along with the eating. The atmosphere is cozy, the staff is friendly. We had a great time and a memorable meal! I strongly recommend this restaurant and can't wait to return to Israel to see what Chef Moshe comes up with next!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Branchburg, New Jersey, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A WOW experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I had the honor of a tasting menu hosted by the chef. The food was fabulous, and the atmosphere beautiful and homey. I highly recommend the Eucalyptus to anyone going to Jerusalem. It's especially convenient to the City of David. Cuisine is "biblical," and they grow many ingredients in their own garden,

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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milano
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Traditional food with a twist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Nice place, good healthy food, inspired to biblical dishes. Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff. We strongly suggest to dine here.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“fun fun fun and very tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

we were at the restaurnt after our nice guide david has recomended the place , at the firest night we orderd from the menu despit beeing told by both our guide and our fablous waiter avi to take a tasting menu, everything was so great that we had to come back and try the tasting menu we went all out and orderd the third menu calld queen of shava , excellent choise a little bigger then you expact from this kind of a restaurnat , but everything as so good and special we were lucky to meet the chef moshe on the second night and he explaind about the food and special cousin he exparts in and also recomnded another wonderful restaurant " machne yuda " anyway we enjoyed the dinner very much on both nights we will be back for sure next visit in jlem

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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