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“Enjoyable meal”
Review of The Colony

The Colony
Ranked #133 of 716 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Israeli, Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: attention - this is not the american colony hotel restaurant! a different place.
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Enjoyable meal”
Reviewed May 19, 2013

We enjoyed this restaurant located near the German Colony in Jerusalem. Situate in a converted warehouse or factory it is large but not overwhelming. Interesting food and wines and excellent friendly service. My wife was especially impressed with the risotto, which is not an easy dish to prepare. I had excellent lamb kebabs (more like medallions) served beautifully.

Visited May 2013
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English first
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tasty and relaxed”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

We were 4 persons on friday noon. Was not crowded and very calm. Plates were simple but tasty and not pretentious. Service was polite and efficient. Prices convenient. Pleasant place and good deal.

  • Visited May 2013
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Cheltenham
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329 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Nice dinner”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We've been here a few times and are always happy with the place. Carpaccio is lovely and then there's ample choice and also catch of the day is always good. We always have the wonderful tahini ice cream for pudding. Nice atmosphere and good food.

  • Visited May 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great restaurant during Sabbath”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed at Tamar Residences and the resturante recomended to us by the front desk. It was Sabbath evening (almost no restaurants open in Jerusalem) but we got 2 seat on the bar.We had a great meal and great service.

  • Visited April 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Impressive local wines”
Reviewed April 27, 2013

The Colony is a modern, easy living and relaxed restaurant with great food and an impressive wine list.

It's non-kosher (you CAN get cheese in your burger) and open on friday and saturday nights as well.

My wife had "the best steak I've had for a long time" of their entrecôte and an above average burger (was there twice)

I had a magnificent beef stew (and plenty of it) and lamb kebabs which were well seasoned and very juicy.

Their selection of Israeli "boutique" wines is very good (I'll recommend the Pelter Trio as a bargain to anyone).
The waitors were polite and answered the questions we had without pressing anything.

I love this restaurant and would recommend it to anyone!
It's a bit difficult to find - but it's well worth it!

Visited April 2013
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