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“excellent lebanese food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sabaya

Sabaya
Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 (2) 2795 7171
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Ranked #2 of 3,931 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“excellent lebanese food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

nice staff; lovely place, romantic atmosphere and really delicious food. not cheap but worth it for a nice dinner in cairo.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“authentic Lebanese in Cairo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Excellent service and quality Lebanese cuisine. Fantastic Mezzeh and mixed meat grill. The tray of desserts was delectable.

Visited January 2013
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Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“DINNER”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The best lebanse food ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The mezzah was awsome, please try the chicken with yoghurt and fried bread, amazing dish and the dessert with the rose biscuit was delicious.

Visited December 2012
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Kungälv Sweden
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“Really tasty and a very nice service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

In a quite cozy place with a very friendly and helpful service Sabaya serves very tasty and delicious Lebanese food. The best Middle Eastern food I have ever had. First of they treated me with a fresh and nicelooking salad, then the appetizers (Tabouleh, Fallafel and grilled haloumi) was supertasty. I then had two mains, both very good.
In all it was clean, very tasty and good food. I am very glad I went here and defiantly recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Darwin, Australia
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“Great food and service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We ate at the Sabaya restaurant during our stay and enjoyed every single morsel of our set menu meal. We tried Egyptian wine with our dinner and were very pleasantly surprised at how good it was never having tasted it before. The meal represented good value for money and the service was great.

Visited September 2012
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