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American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant

Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to see if they had a table, none vacant till 9pm, too late for us! Told us about the restaurant at the back, different menu same kitchen. Couldn't have been better! Great choice, great service and great taste. Felt very blessed even though...More

Thank lorraine17w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we get there at noon and get a very cleanand big room no.5 . but the staff wasn't so pleasant. to expensive for nothing realy. we make reservations for dinner and it was really poor.

Thank Eran G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an evening meal at the American Colony in the garden. It is a beautiful setting for a summer evening. The food was delicious. There was a little delay in service. Otherwise a pleasant evening.

Thank Coborn57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food, very well prepared and presented. Fancy and elegant courtyard, as if it was a cloister... Nice waiters.

Thank AdriVitto
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel and very authentic , if you are going for a breakfast I recommend to go early I went with my husband at 11:00 and it was not fresh and not enough options.

Thank Eman H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The food is exceptional and well presented. All be it a little expensive. I suppose it goes with the territory of dining within an hotel. The ambience outside in the courtyard is very authentically Mediterranean with elements of Arabia. Low slung trees creating a wonderful...More

1  Thank Mike-YorkshireUK
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our group came here for dinner one evening. The food was very good, staff was friendly, and the hotel and restaurant are very pretty. It was a nice place to enjoy visiting and eating together.

1  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had a lovely dinner in Arabesque. Good service and a decent wine list at reasonable (for hotels) prices. The food was well prepared and the waiter was helpful with our choices.

Thank Toomdc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

it is a place where the old meets the new ... the historical place meets the new kitchen and the modern service ... just lovely

1  Thank Darwihs
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This was close to our hotel and also the story behind the facility made us want to try out the service and food.

Thank rueschk
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you need reservations and what is the phone #
11 December 2016|
Response from Lev V | Reviewed this property |
No, in most cases you don't need a reservation for the lunch, 972-2-6279777
Do you need reservations and what is the phone #
11 December 2016|
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Response from Betina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make reservations. Phone (972) 02-627-9777. They have several dining options. The main restaurant is the Arabesque.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > American Colony
  • Neighbourhood: American Colony
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