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3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the city, was really a great experience that will have to do it again

Thank Aldino2020
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Judging by the fully booked restaurant when we arrived, this place seems to be quite trendy I had a couscous which I didn't like so much as I like the grain to be mixed with dried raisins which seemed to be impossible to obtain. My friend had the same and she enjoyed it. I sent the dish back ( but... More 

Thank Albkk
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I ate several meals here while at Sofitel. Fish was fantastic, the spices were unique and tasty. Service was good. I have several diners and one lunch, for lunch I had the Mongolian beef which was pricey and not great but okay. Wonderful views of the Nile from every table.

Thank JetSetterSteve
Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

dears , this place is just horrible , it suppose to be a surprise to my wife @ new year eve '16 i pay around 1200 LE to be at this place . as soon i arrive i found that the reserved table is in very bad location i ask to change it and they helped me . there was... More 

Thank raoof s
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This is maybe just maybe one of the best restaurants for Cairo. The atmosphere, location, music, setting is just tailored made to the city. Cuisine is Moroccon, and it is good for dinner only. The food is served well and it all depends if you like Moroccon dishes. The location is just at Nile River offering you amazing view of... More 

Thank budgetgo
Oshawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The appetizers are great, very fresh, lots to choice from, plus a sampler. The other meals are large, very authentic. Setting on the edge of the Nile, outdoors or indoor.

Thank lgpanther
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Very Fine Dining , with a spectacular view . I am not a super fan of Moroccan Kitchen , but this one was really fine and convenient to me . Location and view is super , prices is very convenient for a 5 stars fine dining restaurant, service is very good too.

Thank smadel
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I'm a Sofitel addict, and have been like this for more than 3 years and in love with La Palmeraie, it's always my number 1 choice whenever I would like to hang out in a cozy and warm place by the Nile to listen to oriental music, eat Om-Ali, drink Tea and smoke shisha. Last Tuesday I can in at... More 

Thank mostafaanis87
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Average and but well maintained. Takes time and service needs lot of improvement. Worth going again.

Thank Duraisamy
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42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Situated in the Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel this restaurant has a lovely ambience, both in the indoor part of the restaurant with direct Nile views, or sitting outside on the terrace. Good varied menu of Moroccan salads to start, followed by tagines and couscous served in huge portions for sharing. Staff are professional and very friendly. Prices are very reasonable.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
SItuated in Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah. The most authentic Moroccan restaurant in Cairo.

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