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Felfela

15 Hoda Shaarawy Street | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 23955557
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“falafel” (117 reviews)
“beans” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 Hoda Shaarawy Street | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed today via mobile

The felafals and tahini in this restaurant are super delicious. The ambiance is ethnic and quaint. The service is formal and courteous.

Thank zazen_mumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh food , service with smile , definitely will be back. Higley recommend. Reasonable price and .try it you will not regret.

Thank Abdulla A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to the restaurant for dinner, there weren't too many people. We ordered some dishes and drinks. They served the drinks and 2 of them were missing, we claimed for them again and again, but actually they hadn't those drinks available, so, after waiting...More

Thank Dani T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant and interior decor! The food was so delicious and service was wonderful. We loved dining here and will definitely come back here when we visit Cairo again.

Thank israa649
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was ok...food quality was good... prices is expensive comparing similar places...waiters was so nice and freindly

Thank Shady A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good, the servers are nice but it was often a bit slow. Not too expensive but they do add a lot of tax and cover charges.

Thank rbennett18
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Back in Egypt, and my second opportunity to visit Felfela for lunch with my customer and friend. Quite a few tables inside the interestingly decorated restaurant. Locals and tourists eating here. I requested my friend make the choices, and everything which came was great... and...More

Thank Meloquin
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Great quality food in a really lovely environment. Service is reasonable. Meals took close to an hour to come out however when they did they were tasty and fresh. A little bit pricy once you add tax, the cover charge and the compulsory service however...More

Thank ShaunW1278
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We loved having quite a few meals at this wonderful joint right on the Tahrir Square while in Cairo. Their Falafels, Ful and Tamiya are to die for! And being vegetarians, we all the more recommend this place to all vegans and vegetarians😊

Thank TheFilmyCouple
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Recommended by local guide, very near our hotel and the Egyptian Museum this was a delightful restaurant with delicious Egyptian dishes, each one tasty, aromatic and authentic. The decor is lovely, an interesting layout with tiles, plants, birds and nooks and crannies to discover everywhere....More

Thank Judy T
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Mahmoud F
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Gusman68 | Reviewed this property |
No only cash but it’s lovely food
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philip15-11
March 8, 2016|
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Response from Bassel Z | Reviewed this property |
I guess yes they serve alcohol.. I have had a beer last time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Hoda Shaarawy Street | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 23955557
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Description
Founded by A. Zaghloul in 1959, in the heart of the greater Cairo, Felfela has become one of the most iconic restaurants in Egypt. Felfela is the first restaurant to promote the Egyptian and the Mediterranean cuisine inside and outside of Egypt. With its very authentic decoration, Felfela offers a unique experience and not just a place to eat. Only in our restaurant, you can feel the originality of the typical oriental decoration that symbolizes the traditions of the Egyptian society. Perfection and excellence are our trademark. Do not miss the opportunity to live this unique experience ! Felfela Downtown is operating under a different management than other branches.​
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