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“Really tasty and a very nice service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sabaya

Sabaya
Ranked #6 of 4,152 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
Kungälv Sweden
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Really tasty and a very nice service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

In a quite cozy place with a very friendly and helpful service Sabaya serves very tasty and delicious Lebanese food. The best Middle Eastern food I have ever had. First of they treated me with a fresh and nicelooking salad, then the appetizers (Tabouleh, Fallafel and grilled haloumi) was supertasty. I then had two mains, both very good.
In all it was clean, very tasty and good food. I am very glad I went here and defiantly recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
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Darwin, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great food and service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

We ate at the Sabaya restaurant during our stay and enjoyed every single morsel of our set menu meal. We tried Egyptian wine with our dinner and were very pleasantly surprised at how good it was never having tasted it before. The meal represented good value for money and the service was great.

Visited September 2012
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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516 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
“Lebanese Cuisine In Cairo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

Had a great afternoon meal at Sabaya. The service was exceptional and the prices were very good. My meal consisted of an appetizer of spinach wrapped stars with a middle eastern spice and minced meat kaftas in a tomato basil sauce. Both were really good. The restaurant has an authentic feel to it. Seating is on chairs and couches in the Lebanese style and the restaurant is airy and light. Would definitely eat here again.

  • Visited June 2012
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Best place in Cairo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

We loved Sabaya. We went there to celebrate my birthday and it was a great experience. Best Lebanese food I've ever tasted, great ambient too. Wine is quite expensive, I assume because most of the brands are imported (uncommon in Egypt).

Visited May 2012
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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348 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
“Great Lebanese food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

On our last evening in Egypt, we finally found what we were looking for unsuccessfully for one week - truly great Arab food. The menu focuses on traditional Lebanese cuisine and isn't overly innovative, but we enjoyed every bite of it. The raw minced lamb was particularly good. Since the restaurant is inside a 5 Star hotel, it's not cheap, but still a good value, especially if you take the set menu.

  • Visited April 2012
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