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Cafe Lilou

Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 4440
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (87 reviews)
“mini burgers” (15 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is delicious. The atmosphere is quaint and staff is very eager to please. The price is reasonable as well.

Thank April P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice food and nice sitting ..crowded usually . They dont accept booking..their sweets are the best

Thank Noufa78
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful for breakfast! Service can be slow though. Also, because it's frequented by Arabic ladies with abaayas, sometimes you can be requested not to take pictures, even if you're capturing noone else but your group of friends. It's very annoying.

Thank alestrela
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't describe it better than a high quality cafe. Its an artisan style cafe with very high quality food and desserts. The place is expensive but if you are into that kind of thing then you will enjoy it. The place itself is nice...More

Thank Khodr83
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely restaurant in the alalya complex of Seef area Serves varied food with great service Worth the visit

Thank abdul990
Reviewed 4 days ago

You'll never go wrong with their breakfast menu. Great atmosphere and food. It can get a little overcrowded, try to avoid weekends and you'll be fine.

Thank 50abdulilaha
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best place to enjoy sweets and social gatherings. The menu not up to the high expectations for food lovers. It's recommended for afternoon coffee break or weekend.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My experience in Lilou was okay. I truly don't understand why is it always so crowded. Since they dont have much vegetarian options I have ordered penne arabiata and it was one of the worst pastas I have ever had. Yum yum tree makes a...More

Thank RykhlovaValeriia
AlGhalia, Social Media at Cafe Lilou, responded to this review

Dear RykhlovaValeriia, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and we apologize for the experience you had. Please provide us with your contact number or email so we can look into the matter, thank you.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cafe Lilou in my opinion, has the best food in any coffee shop ever... This French themed cafe has amazing dishes and fabulous deserts. Their chef is ever creative, continues to introduce new dishes and they always have special menus in all occasions (Valentine, Mother's...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Coffeelover here. Would definitely recommend the Mochaccino (perfect blend of coffee and chocolate, and the lingering taste of bittersweet fusion in a cup). The French ambience is a plus but would definitely come for the coffee alone. The chocolate cake is perfect with the coffee...More

Thank riadizon18
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hooka or arjila is available??
May 22, 2017|
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Response from 50abdulilaha | Reviewed this property |
No, Cafe Lilu doesn't allow smoking and by extension, it doesn't offer Sheesha neither
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 1771 4440
  • E-mail