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El Abd Bakery

35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“baklava” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

It is easy to find it on the street. It is the most crowded place on the street, with long lines of people waiting to buy because their desserts deserve all waiting time. I totally recommend this bakery, their desserts are delicious.

Thank Bianca M
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I was shopping with my family and the kid requested a desert we got some from this shop, actually the shop was so crowded and it was difficult to get the desert, in fact I will not buy inf the kid was was not with...More

Thank Hossam E
Reviewed January 14, 2018

El Abd is a Cairo Institution. I go to El Abd for beautiful western-style pastries, and also for trays of Egyptian sweets to bring back home or to give as gifts to Egyptian friends. The place is always crowded. One thing that impresses me is...More

Thank George_B670
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I staying in a hotel a few doors down the road. This bakery is handy any time of day ( and into the night) for a snack (mainly sweet with some savoury) and a range of breads. Used by locals and visitors alike. Not expensive...More

Thank Davick
Reviewed October 31, 2017

I went there several times to get some pastries because is located at a very convenient place. It has a very good reputation but sincerely I found better places in Dokki.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Purchased cookies in a box In hope they will survive the flight (they did to some extent) and chocolates from the pick and mix. 10 out of 10 they were all so tasty. You don't need to worry about being ripped off as it is...More

Thank mudasir a
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

I tryed knaffa there was very delisious, always a lot of People there, price is very good! Middle box was cost ard 2$, recommend to try and visit

Thank Ксения Ассаль К
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place quite a few times while we were in Cairo. The sweets are typically a mixture of Semolina flour or phyllo with nuts and lots of honey/syrup. The also have ice cream. It can be a little intimidating to a tourist because...More

Thank HoneyDelunatic
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Prices are good and oriental sweets are OK some are too rich though. Best thing is the baklava and they also offer good ice cream and cakes.

Thank nsergius
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The most famous bakery was at 35 Talaat Harb and we were staying at 27 Talaat Harb. We passed it at least once a day but never got inside because of the crowds all day, everyday. The ice cream is on the outside but you...More

Thank tegory
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May 8, 2015|
Response from HoneyDelunatic |
It's super cheap for treats. 20 LE for a box and 5LE for ice cream. It you living in the US it's $1.
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  • Address: 35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.
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