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Abylay khana 115 | Kabanbai Batyr, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
+7 727 272 2386
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with good kitchen, friendly waiters, clean equipment, good atmosphere. Not crowded also...

Thank Jarda V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Good place with tasty pizza and cocktails. Good place to meet with friends. Prices are normal and affordable.

Thank Talita Z
Almaty, Almaty City, Kazakhstan
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

despite a bigger competition for coffee shops in Almaty rather than in Astana or Shymkent the Madlen place at Almaty is poor in food quality and overall shabby look inside.

Thank Yuliya P
Astana, Kazakhstan
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I am a frequent visitor to cafes and restaurants as I live alone...This time I was reading something in Forbes Kazakhstan (I think) about a lady who made an empire of coffee houses from a cafe opened in her home in Shymkent...which she later called Madlen. Anyhow I decided to go and see even though the logo of the cafe... More 

Thank Madina K
Singapore, Singapore
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This is a place popular with locals as it is quite affordable, has great coffee and cakes and is centrally located. Overall, compared to many places Madlen offers a great value for money.

Thank TravelNotes15
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2012

This is my favorite cafe in Almaty. Try Viennese waffles with strawberry jam and Moroccan tea!

Thank Solarama
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2011

I do not like this coffee restaurant. The coffee is not so good, the service is poor and the atmosphere is not relaxed. Do not visit it either with friends either with partners. We have much more better coffee rooms as Cofemania and Cofiteria!!!

1 Thank Nelya U
Moscow, Russia
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378 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2011

amiable staff, central location, very nice and comfy interiors link pink and violet sofas, bright pillows. excellent bakery for very reasonable money, prompt service. everything is all right. though sometimes they have problems with accepting your card so better have some cash to pay

Thank trubo4ka
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2010

very nice cafe. specially deserts. originally their cookers were turkish when they were established. average price. also exist in biskhkek

Thank EnderOAlmaty
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Reviewed 15 June 2008

nice place to have coffee, or some light snack... of course with your lap top & WiFi which is available here! :)) convenient prices (for ALA conditions) & nice, quite atmosphere. one thing that might be annoing is "table rotation" when everybody is changing the table every 10-15 min... :]

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abylay khana 115 | Kabanbai Batyr, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty
  • Phone Number: +7 727 272 2386

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?