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Versavee

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Christian Quarter
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Greek Patriarchate Road | Jaffa Gate Square, Jerusalem 91143, Israel
+972 2-627-6160
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Waterville, Maine
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. The food was only okay (the Greek Salad was a little too soggy), but it was great to kick back and relax in a cool, styled restaurant. The Old City can sometimes be a little much to take in all at once and this is a great place to escape too without leaving the Old City... More 

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1 Thank Eric C
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here several times. Stayed at the New Imperial Hotel next door. Great atmosphere. Always ordered the delish Arabic salad! Reasonable prices. Food in Jerusalem can seem expensive.

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1 Thank Candy G
San Francisco
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were walking from after dark from the New Gate and a little shopping. We saw the side of the restaurant that is pictured above and decided to go in. We had to walk up and around to get in the front door. The restaurant is not right on the street. You have to find this treasure!... More 

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2 Thank Lovetobe
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Went again for lunch at Versavee and the place remains one of the best in the Old City. The location, the food and the atmosphere are truely unique. Higly recommanded.

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2 Thank saintleger2015
Nashville, Tennessee
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1,186 reviews
597 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 762 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

and excellent music selection at the perfect volume to both enjoy it and talk/be heard. Waiter was excellent. English menu however the place did not feel overly touristy as some do in this area. I enjoyed a kebab with grilled vegetable and rice and an appetizer of labneh (a thick yogurt type dip drizzled with olive oil and a sprinkle... More 

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1 Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The best bar restaurant by family owners at the old city of Jerusalem... thank you so very much for wonderful time the food is so really good and the margaritas are so good... thank you so much Joe, when in Jerusalem I will be back to enjoying your place....

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1,452 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 715 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Versavee is hidden in a pleasant alley next to the Imperial hotel close to Jaffa gate. They have a great drinks menu including the renowned Palestinian Taybeh beer. Their cheese platter was simple but effective with the beers.

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2 Thank Hermes_NL
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here because of the good reviews. The staff were friendly and the menu had plenty of options. We had a starter to share which was huge. The lamb skewed which were wonderful full of flavour and do tender. Really enjoyed this restaurant but after we were served dinner the waiter didn't come back. I think this may just... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this place a handful of times and I was impressed ever time. The restaurant is owned/run by a local named Gaby and his French wife. They are both very friendly and accommodating. The food is fantastic and they have a decent beer selection (by middle-eastern standards.) The menu is in English and the prices are fair. I highly... More 

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3 Thank Franktanks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this Greek Restaurant and had a wonderful time. Our server was one of the owners and he was very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent. While we sat inside, they have a lovely courtyard for outside dining.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Middle Eastern, Israeli, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greek Patriarchate Road | Jaffa Gate Square, Jerusalem 91143, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Christian Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Christian Quarter
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-6160
Description
Located in Jaffa Gate square in the Old City in Versavee Building,it is a renovated architectural masterpiece of old world charm with clean, modern amenities. There are options for indoor or outdoor dining. The menu features local Mediterranean cuisine which is by far the most delicious in Jerusalem. The bar offerings are vast and the fresh squeezed juices are.The service is superb as the restaurant is owner operated. It is convenient for visitors to the Old City, it also opens late at night.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?