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“Sequoia” 3 of 5 stars
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Sequoia
53, Abou El Feda St., | Zamalek, Cairo 11211, Egypt
53, End of Abu El Feda St. Zamalek
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Ranked #24 of 3,336 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Egyptian
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Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Sequoia”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I had many friends tell me what an amazing place this is, so I thought I'd give it a try
it has an AMAZING VIEW of the Nile River in the day light, and at night they have they're own lighting that's really nice.
The tables however weren't that clean, they were full of dust, and they're service isn't top notch, also the seats had white covers full of stains, which wasn't cool.
They have this annoying policy if your only 2 ppl you can't sit right next to the river you can sit in the second or third row.
The place isn't bad, but there are better places to visit.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sequoiaonline, Public Relations Manager at Sequoia, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
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Thank you for visiting Sequoia and for taking the time to share you experience. We are always looking for our guests' feedback in order to constantly enhance our service. We're sorry to hear that your experience wasn't perfect. If you would be so kind as to share your views on how we could have made it better for you, we'd really appreciate it. Please feel free to email us or respond here.
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Cairo
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63 restaurant reviews
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“Great atmosphere! Period!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

If you wanna go there for the food, and you appreciate quality food, think again! The food is OK but, please, you can have better food in Cairo at fraction of the cost! However, if you wanna enjoy the atmosphere with your friends and couldn't care less about food, you're in the best spot in Cairo!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sequoiaonline, Public Relations Manager at Sequoia, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Hello,

Thank you for visiting Sequoia and for taking the time to share you experience. We are always looking for our guests' feedback in order to constantly enhance our service. We're sorry to hear that your experience wasn't perfect. If you would be so kind as to share your views on how we could have made it better for you, we'd really appreciate it. Please feel free to email us or respond here.
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Nuremberg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Excellent shisha, good food, great ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The main pull of this place is its location and atmosphere.
The view is lovely, as the place is located right by the Nile, opposite the Four Seasons Hotel. It's a cool and cozy lounge with good service, tasty food and amazing shisha. Nice music, great vibe.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cairo, Egypt
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Riverside relaxation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Calm and cool atmosphere with a nice breeze to keep the flies away. Plenty of space between tables and no students making a bottle of water last all day.

Visited May 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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“A great view but the food isn't!!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Sequoia is a very nice spot which is not only overlooking the nile but you will feel that you are sitting inside the Nile. The menu has a small selection of food. The food itself isn't delicious at all. A minimum charge of 150 LE is too much for the food offered in the menu. For me I loved the view and if I would go there again I will go only for enjoying the nice view.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Sequoiaonline, Public Relations Manager at Sequoia, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
Hello,

Thank you for visiting Sequoia and for taking the time to share you experience. We are always looking for our guests' feedback in order to constantly enhance our service. We're sorry to hear that your experience wasn't perfect. If you would be so kind as to share your views on how we could have made it better for you, we'd really appreciate it. Please feel free to email us or respond here.

Thank you,
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