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“sweetest in Alexandria” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Delices

Delices
46 Saad Zhaghloul Street | Raml Station, Alexandria, Egypt
+20 3 4861432
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Ranked #3 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Alexandria
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Rome, Italy
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“sweetest in Alexandria”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

nice variety of greek and french sweets and pastries. an icon of down town Alexandria. a visit to the city is incomplete without going there

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Essen, Germany
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32 reviews
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“Traditional cafe and restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

we come here everytime we're in Alexandria and if the weather allows it we sit outside facing the sea and Saad Zaghloul statue. A traditional cafe since 1922 that makes the best cakes and sweets in Alexandria . The friendly waitors and the internal decoration are a shade of the belle epoque when Alexandria really was the pearl of the mediteranian. The restaurant serves italian and french food and is a bit dark but cosy. Toilets are always clean and service is excellent.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Egypt
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69 reviews
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“Taste of old Alexandria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

It is very authentic with lots of pictures of King Farouk, it's like you were sucked back in time to the old Alexandria in the early 1900s. It has been renovated yet kept it's uniqueness. Delicious desserts, I loved their apple pie.

Visited December 2012
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“Unexpected and accomplished.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Another wonderfully unexpected surprise in the very French-influenced city of Alexandria. Relatively untouched by tourists, the city as a whole provides some welcome respite from the more in-your-face aggression of Egypt's southern cities, and Délicés is a perfect example of this. Fantastically well-appointed sweets are serve in the main dining hall by dedicatedly European-styled staff; take away is available, but we sat every one of our visits, having been lured by the marvels in their glass display cases. Prices for slices and cakes sit around £7 LE, or $1 Aus/US; the generous tarts push the £12 mark. (If you're feeling decadent, grab a cake or £100 - $15 Aus/US!). All are surprisingly mild for the sweet-loving Egyptian palette, so you can scoff a plateful without the sugar-high. The attached restaurant, La Veranda, serves an exquisite lunch/dinner in a seperate dining room; prices range from £30 - £60, French-Greek style, very generous serves. The tomato soup was the best I've ever eaten, with other favourites including the mushroom penne an California salad. All in all, an unmissable, imminently affordable treat!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Torino (italy)
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“old style”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

In an old style location the most tasteful pastry of Alex!!! Nice place and wonderful "sweet break" !!!

Visited April 2013
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