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157 Shar'a 26 Yulyu | Balmoral Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Berlin, Germany
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was super tasty the ambiance is amazing and the service is really good too, I strongly recommend it

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Thank Mira K
FANO
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I love it, pizza is very good, curry chicken is very good, salads and calamari sauce tartare are great as well as other dishes. Very good service and nice, classic athmosphere from the early 1900s

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Thank MisderTomazo
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Actually that resto was always one of the best spots ever! But recently I called to book and I told them that it would be my my wife's birthday and it would be the 1st since we've got married! Then BAD SERVICE, SUCH A LOW QUALITY OF FOOD!,EVEN PERSONNEL! YHEY WERE PERFORMING LIKE IN A FAST FOOD HUB! really we... More 

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1 Thank Ahmad M
Cairo, Egypt
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152 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Located in a huge 19th century apartment near the Marriott Hotel in Zamalek. Decor is very trendy and classy. Food was good to great. Nice place for a private or business dinner. They have alcoholic beverages . Recommended

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1 Thank osamaelhout
Padova
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Simply, at 7 o'clock in the evening I was the only customer asking for food and there were other two persons seated at the bar. I ordered a beer, a little pizza and a linguini with shrimps. I saw that all the waiters were wasting time speaking one to each other. After 30 (!!!) minutes nothing happened...I paid the beer... More 

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2 Thank anselmodapadova
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

From the road this place looks like a dusty dump. But inside is a very nice restaurant and bar It has all the drinks and can even get french wines. Had a great shiraz Dinner was steak and salad. Amazing food and service.

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1 Thank Rupaks
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

La bodega is a bit hidden if you do not know it. Their selection of local and Mediterranean food is very good and the atmosphere with the oriental furnishing is beautiful. You can come here having food or just to have a drink in the late evening.

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1 Thank Jamesfood
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Make sure your cab driver gets the full address right for La Bodega, as there are no external signs of its existence on the 1st floor of a wonderful Art Deco building - even though the lift doesn't stop at the restaurants floor, take a cheeky ride in the lift anyway, just for the joy of feeling how it used... More 

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1 Thank Kevin J
Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great atmosphere. Amazing service. A lot of foreigners and locals. It's a place you don't want to leave....

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Cairo, Egypt
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293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After a couple of meetings in Zamalek we ducked in to La Bodega with a visiting colleague who had heard so much about it and expressed a long desire to eat there. We found the larger and newer side was "closed." It was being remodeled but I didn't get the sense that it will reopen as La Bodega or if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Shar'a 26 Yulyu | Balmoral Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?