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Lavan bacinematek

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11th Hebron Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were a company of 7. 4 kids an 3 adults. service was impeccable as was the food, my kid has coeliac, very tasty GF dishes with great desert.

Thank ahronso
Ramat Gan, Israel
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside Jerusalem Sinematec nice sourprise . Good restaurante on of the best Ravioli I ever had. good service

Thank amosa734
Modiin, Israel
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were four hungry adults on early Fri night made reservations for view sitting. Had very nice appetizers (zucchini carpaccio and their version of grilled eggplant) My daughter ordered the beet ravioli and loved it. My husband and brother took the chicken breast cooked with Sumak on a pita. I ordered the specials - fish with quinoa side dish it... More 

Thank vicki w
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This restaurant is located in the Cinmatek of Jerusalem in front of best view of old Jerusalem.Has large indoor part and also large terrace to the view.Menu has veriety options.The food is not sophisticated but really good and large portions.Some of the meals are big enough to share like the Snithzel we had!!!

Thank reliwitz
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Lavan is situated inside the Jerusalem Cinemateque, opposite the old city walls. You can't really ask for better views when you sit next to a window. At night the walls are lit creating a gorgeous picture. The menu doesn't have many dishes to choose from and I like that. To me it says that the dishes that are served, are... More 

Thank Shai D
Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The rest. located In the Jerusalem Cinematheque. If you didnt plane to watch a movie you will find the location not perfect. BUT: good Italian style food plus the great bonus - excellent old city view from the balcony.

Thank Yudcohen
Tel Aviv, Israel
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48 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We came at 11:30. We got the breakfast menu - lunch starts at noon. Out of the six items - they didn't have the 'Jerusalem breakfast' (how come it's similar to the other items on the Manu) neither the French toast (ran out of bread?), capersa salad and one more that I forget. We asked for the lunch menu, one... More 

Thank MrFiodie
Jerusalem, Israel
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106 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Had a family lunch at Lavan ,an Italian-style restaurant overlooking the Old City walls,Mt Zion and the Gehenna (Gai Ben Hinnom) valley. Service was efficient, food was tasty, there was a children's menu too. Tip: For easy access use elevator situated under footbridge at roadside(otherwise-the restaurant is way down the slope and there are too many stairs). Parking is available... More 

Thank David Z
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Definitely sit on the patio and have a lovely view of the Old City at sunset. The service here was excellent, and the food was delicious. Good sides and starters and a delectable dip for the bread... wine was reasonably priced, too. Again, great servers. I was here with a large group, and they were patient, kind, attentive, and prompt... More 

Thank LadyDarcy
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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219 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

What's not to like? Great food (and not the usual yada yada), a great view (of the old city), Friendly service (in English or Hebrew, and for those of us who don't observe Shabbat, it is open on Friday evenings. The menu was described as Italian, but that might only be because they have pasta on the menu. Try the... More 

Thank PaulLMullen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Delicatessen, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11th Hebron Road, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 02-6737393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?