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Majda

Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
+972 2-579-7108
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
“couscous” (5 reviews)
“sardines” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place but that is all!!! The food is not good and prices are high. Will not go recommend to go there.

Thank Eitan160
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Majda promises a combination between traditional middle-eastern cuisine and European fine dining and it DELIVERS. Service is also extremely nice and efficient.

Thank Bar H
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Peaceful, relaxing setting at the top end of an Arab village, high up in the hills near Jerusalem, but actually only 30 minutes drive from Tel Aviv airport! The cooking was creative and the tastes divine. We had two starters - shrimp and burekas -...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

45 minutes from Jaffa and only 20 minutes from Jerusalem. I've been coming to this consistently creative and peacefully located restaurant ever since it opened. The lamb shoulder and the large bureka are firm favorites of mine, but no dish has ever disappointed.

Thank Gadingabout
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and goddaughter ate dinner here and has read about Majda in advance of a 2 week Israeli vacation. It's a bit off the beaten track outside Jerusalem (Ein Rafa) but well worth the trip. The wife is a chef and we are experienced...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I experienced Majda Restaurant ' cuisine and quietness. The food was healthy, tasty and the context made it even better.

Thank na l
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It is a really wonderful restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere and beautiful setting. If I were a tourist, I really wouldn't want to miss this restaurant. First- the food is delicious. My husband and I shared 2 starters ("Sardine Siniyah" and "pastry filled with sourish...More

Thank Sarit T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few years ago, and sadly the cooking deteriorated. The garden is very nice, but the food is highly priced. They managed to miss both targets: not the plentiful, generous simple and affordable Arabic kitchen, and not a chef sofisticated cuisine....More

Thank Gurfein
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

First visit here. Beautiful view. Every plate from the salad to the slow cooked lamb to the marzipan desert was cooked with love and served with style. You almost feel like you're in someone's home for lunch. A super charming experience.

Thank Jonty H
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I was very disappointed. We payed a lot of money for blend food, the children meal was tiny, like all other dishes. I hate cheap places, and this is one of the cheapest.

Thank Itzik B
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DM_YYZ
5 March 2016|
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Response from Shay L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure it is open on mondays. If you'd like i may suggest rama's kitchen, or adom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Abu Ghosh
  • Phone Number: +972 2-579-7108
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Description
Inside A Village 10 Minutes From Jerusalem, Very Hipe, Very Popular, Amazing Food.
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