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“Why didn't i buy more!!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Abd Bakery

El Abd Bakery
35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #1 of 528 Bakeries in Cairo
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Description: A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.
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Description: A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Why didn't i buy more!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Found this on our last day and got up extra early to visit before we had to get our flight home- my only regret is not buying more delicious cookies and baklava- i should have spent my last LE in here! Always busy- loved by locals- not many tourists but still seek this place out. Just remember you have to pay the cashier first, get a ticket saying what you want, and then collect it. Its a busy shop but don't be put off, just point and ask if you don't know arabic for dounut :)

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“never let me down”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

excellent for somebody with a sweet tooth. Great variety. Very fresh and tasty sweets for excellent prices.

Visited March 2013
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Piraeus, Greece
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“one of the best in the Middle East”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I have been buying all my sweets for my friends back in Greece from El Abd and everybody loves them. They are dry (an often problem with this kind of pastry sweets in y country is that they make them very syrupy and wet) yet sweet enough. Very well packaged, very clean and the prices seem ok and absolutely delicious.
The little boxes that have different varieties of typical sweets are a must.
I understand that the rhythms of work are hectic since the place is always packed yet there is a lot room for improving the staff manners :)

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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saudi arabia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
“Addict to it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

If u want to try the real fresh egyptian desert: alabd is the answer. Try their Basbosa and Biscuts. The other kinds like Conafa i didnt like.
They r one of the best places in cairo for making Basbosa with nuts

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Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
“I like it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I like it so much, specially the tart with Nescafe and chocolate and everything is tasty <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

Visited September 2012
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