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Reviewed February 11, 2020

this is the place for coffee and pastry - off the street and upstairs in cave like atomsphere - the decor is perfect - you will be comfortable and it's charming - the coffee is the best and the selection of patisserie is best in...whole old cityMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

You can not resist the kindest, sweetest, man, who serves delicious mint tea and wonderful desserts, and will tell you about the beautiful shop, if you ask him. If you don’t take the time, you will miss the most amazing, brief respite, under the walled...city. You should really seek out number 54, for some tea, and look around you at the stone walls and ceiling. What a lovely patisserie!More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We stopped at this unique Coffee shop in the Christian Quarter Old City -Jerusalem. The owner was very helpful and friendly we had some delightful pastries and cappuccino. He told us his family has been working here for 300 years great upstairs area. Worth a...visit!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We loved this beautiful bakery & coffee shop. It has been in business for 300 years with the same family. Great area in the loft to sit, sip, and enjoy your food.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Delicious sweet delicacies. Superb service. Lovely ambience. We visited regularly during our stay and were never disappointed. The shop next door has excellent savory food (freshly cooked breads with za'atar, cheese, spinach etc) so combined with the baclava, biscuits and giant sesame circles at Shawar,...you have a full meal. Delicious and very friendly. Definitely five stars.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Friendly, quiet service, air conditioning, delicious Turkish coffee and baked goods, comfortable couches set upstairs and back from the road. A great contrast to the markets of Jerusalem when you need to relax for a moment.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

This place is quiet, if anything in the Old City can be said to be. Fresh juices (try the pomegranate!) squeezed then and there, were my husband's favorite, and I loved the coffee!

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Were the cookies I purchased good?...yes, this is why I will not give them one star when I am leaning toward wanting to. Beyond the extreme disrespect that occurred the price for the cookies was far too much. There are numerous institutions that one can...purchase the same quality baked goods for far less the cost. I paid the US equivalent of $21.00 for a very small amount of product. Customer service is not the same in Israel/Jerusalem as you might be used to in other places. Culturally it is simply very different. I do not usually judge on service here the same way I would for example in the states...however this time it must be noted...the man behind the counter was beyond harsh and inappropriate. If you do decide to stop in I would recommend trying the large round flat sesame cookies located to the right when you walk in (can be seen from the window).More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed December 30, 2015

We tried some Arabic pastries which are very tasty but really overpriced (50 shekels for 4 small pieces of local pastries). We know that we are tourists but it is not a reason why.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It offers all kinds of bread, sweets and teas... A very pleasant man greets you as you enter through the glass doors.. The place is quaint and very cozy. Upstairs it's a sitting area with very comfortable seating area to zip your tea and taste...the delicious sweets. It's a must stop in a buzzing part of the old city.. A perfect place to sit and relax without the crowds... ShalomMore

Date of visit: December 2015
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