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La Bodega Aperitivo

157, 26th of July Street | Balmoral Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
157, 26th of July Street | Balmoral Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed January 23, 2012

A lovely place to visit... Bustling, with expatriates, Egyptians and tourists alike. Vibrant, busy, noisy... but fun ! Also, a great bar... Unfortunately, foodies will agree that the food, although not bad at all and fairly constant, is not great either.

Thank Muriel B
Reviewed January 21, 2012

I love the food the bar the ppl the service i mean this is the type of restaurants that sweeps you away after a long working week

Thank Moataz M
Reviewed January 16, 2012

Great place to go with friends. The food is also pretty good. One the down side: - no non smoking space - Service is way too slow and not super friendly for such a place. It took forever to get our food and check.

Thank jeangab75
Reviewed January 5, 2012

After spending a week in Egypt it was nice to have food that we were familiar with. The price for Egypt is high. In fact it was the most expensive meal we had, 250 Egyptian Pounds or 41USD. It was worth every penny. Located in...More

Thank cgarmer
Reviewed January 4, 2012

the atmosphere is great the staff is friendly rarely comes for service but when they come they're nice the food was served very good but chicken rolls was oily and not tasty as it should the veal was not as ordered the appetizers are pretty...More

Thank kareem a
Reviewed December 27, 2011

This place has great food and provides a little calm after a hard day in the rush of Cairo. French inspired and with a bar it is a great place to eat. It is a very enclosed, quaint restaurant so if you are looking for...More

Thank desertgoer
Reviewed December 23, 2011

The young lady that conceived this along with Cilantro has made a name for herself and this particular establishment is the crown jewel. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this!

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed December 20, 2011

Good food bar restaurant. could be smoky if crowded. it is a very popular hangout.

Thank hayuja
Reviewed October 11, 2011

I agree with other reviewers that the atmosphere is good, cool old building, nicely done bar and restaurant; however I would not go back because of the lack of quality of the food and drinks. We ordered a caipirinha, mojito, and a dirty martini. The...More

Thank bahurricane
Reviewed September 15, 2011

A good contrast to the arabic thrive and pulsation of this controverse city. The restaurant is not visible from the street, as it is in the first floor. The easyest way to find it if you look for expensive cars parking around and follow beautiful...More

Thank GMark75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157, 26th of July Street | Balmoral Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
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