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Sabaya

Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27988000
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (17 reviews)
“cold mezze” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience is nice. The food wasn't that great. In fact my daughter decided not to eat at Intercontinental restaurants after eating at Sabaya. The Salad basket that s brought initially, we did not know how to cut and eat it since it was whole...More

Thank Avinash_blr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was sophisticated and the service exceptional, I had a server waiting on me full-time, I believe his name was Said and his service was impressive. I ordered the Fattah Chicken Shawarma and the chicken was so flavorful. The bread that accompanied the meal...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, but do not support this scamming restaurant. We had two different lamb dishes (both 250 Egyptian pounds), with two salads (both 100 Egyptian pounds), and a bottle of wine (for 1000 Egyptian pounds) but for some reason our bill total was 350$ CAD....More

Thank Sabrina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome choice for Lebanese food, we are staying at the hotel and was a nice surprise right next to our room

1  Thank Gonzalo R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was very relaxing, with Musical Gems from the Arab world playing in the background. Service was good and the staff are super friendly. The food was one of the best Lebanese food I’ve had in a restaurant, I recommend the kebbe bil Laban!

1  Thank omasoud8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Am really in love with this restaurant, every thing is amazing , food , atmosphere and waiters , I recommend everyone to visit this restaurant

1  Thank Mariam A
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the nile terrace in the hotel for dinner, but the kitchen was closed due to renovations so we decided to try Sabaya. We shared some cold mezze and main courses and everything was absolutely delicious. Said attended us the whole night, he...More

2  Thank Lorena C
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Said - best waiter ever! Really nice food and if you take the time to select your mezze by hand you can get amazing value.

2  Thank Tobias H
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I was lucky to be in this hotel (Intercontinental) for various reasons and the top one was to have this restaurant inside, I went there twice for dinner in three days as the degustation menu was very good. A combination of flavours that allow you...More

2  Thank Juan Antonio G
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I arrived at the hotel late after and long day of travel. I just wanted some mezze before heading to bed. The host Walid was excellent - he was perfectly attentive and made great suggestions for food and wine. Perfect, quiet dinner. Thank you.

2  Thank Dana D
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27 November 2017|
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Response from Alena D | Reviewed this property |
no unfortunately... but in general, at the hotel you will find another restaurant with a terrasse and there you can smoke a shisha !
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22 October 2016|
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Response from Amin A | Reviewed this property |
150-200 LE per person
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26 September 2016|
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Response from rody109 | Reviewed this property |
The place is very romantic but no live music , they put on fayrouz's songs instead
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27988000
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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
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