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The Platform

Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 115 671 1114
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Cafe, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have tried this restaurant for dinner and sohor and spend very pleasant times at night in the open air and nile view and good oriental food

Thank amrm511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Im going two time to platforme nice place and nice view but the service of the restaurant is bad and the food also one time i order coffee late take it one 45 minute and the seconde time in shekspeare i order pizza and passion...More

Thank Abla A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place for a gathering like family gathering or friends gathering . All restaurants are amazing

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and excellent food in terms of variety, quality and quantity together with reasonable prices. A very nice view overlooking the nile.

Thank Ussama E
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I am a returning customer i find it a pleasant place on the river nile suitable for breakfast and for sunny days and for sun set time. it is very lively yet romantic place. I go there several times with my fiancee and with my...More

Thank marian m
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This place is directly over the river Nile bank. It hosts several restaurants and cafes. I tried some of them before this time I was at a new one called Dar Ward. It's a Syrian restaurant serves Alipo cuisine. The food is the nearest to...More

Thank Munira S
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Pleasant place on the Nile in Maadi Corniche. It is elegant, relatively quiet, and modern. There are a variety of shops to choose from in that location, such as coffee shops, lebanese /egyptian /american eats, and just hanging out taking pictures with friends :))) The...More

Thank WorldTravelerEgypt
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I went there to meet some of my near friends , I tried the Syrian restaurant, it's directly on the Nile with a very romantic lights and view. There is all what you need , nice fresh food , drinks , sheisha , very rapid...More

Thank Coming S
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We went to Baladina Oriental restaurant and really enjoyed our stay. The Nile view was great, besides the good quality food and polite waiters. Also the variety in the menu was a plus. Serving time is OK. Overall the experience was a positive one and...More

Thank Hany N
Reviewed January 26, 2018

I visited this place with my family on a chilly evening in december to enjoy the nile view and have some great food. This place had series of issues : The heaters did not work, the food was extremely bad, the waiters were disappearing inside...More

1  Thank Padma N
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Questions & Answers
Mohmad M
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Stavros M | Reviewed this property |
No. I don't think so. I was there during daylight and I paid only for my coffee. I entered the place for free.
Mohammed A
April 27, 2017|
Response from Semsema | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the place But in weekends preferably to give the place a call to check
June 7, 2016|
Response from Frank V | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend Shakespeare and Co or Balladina, but there are a lot of other options. If the group is big better make a reservation at least a day in advance. There should not be a minimum charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 115 671 1114
  • E-mail
Located directly on the Nile (500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, directly on the Nile) as you enter Maadi, makes The Platform - Corniche El Maadi easily accessible from mostly everywhere in Cairo, including the Nile (Through Nile Taxi Service). A hub for some of Cairo's finest restaurants and cafes with a promenade where you can actually enjoy a beautiful walk on t
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