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Derech Hagefen

Derech Hagefen 1 Moshav Beit Zayit, Jerusalem 90815, Israel
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fish” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Derech Hagefen 1 Moshav Beit Zayit, Jerusalem 90815, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful setting -- truly a rambling garden complete with fish pond, a little bridge, and a mischeviously inviting corner populated by garden gnomes. The food is great, the atmosphere is special -- can't recommend it enough!

Thank Amalyah K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here spontaneously, without ordering a table, but after normal lunch hours. They found a place for us, although we were a party of nine. The restaurant itself is quaint and charming. The food was excellent. We had the asparagus gnocchi, the sweet potato...More

Thank Ronit4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is located outside of Jerusalem (you'll need a car to get there). Located in a lovely community, the atmosphere of the restaurant reflects this - greenery everywhere, little pond, etc. We had reservations, which I think is a must here as it is...More

Thank JCB40
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is overrated...crowded, noisy with average food. Expensive. Very mediocre around. It is one very popular restaurant, not on my "keeper" list.

Thank RebeccaMu
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant just outside of Jerusalem. Lovely ambiance, lots of plants (for sale) all around. Service was very quick and food was really good! Highly recommend it.

Thank Aliza G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

To be honest, the food is excellent. But....., the service is terrible. Breakfast time on Friday - cafe is filled and need to wait before be seated. But the problem not this. We had to wait a lot of time in spite the some tables...More

Thank Henic
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have visited this restaurant twice before and enjoyed it on both occasions. The food was always good but not always great. What we loved was the outdoor area which is just magical. This time we brought our 19 year old son with us and...More

Thank ilana613
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great idyllic setting in the Jerusalem hills within 20 minutes of the capital of Israel Food very tasty, staff pleasant and attentive. Not only is the restaurant well worth the visit but where else in Israel can you buy Garden Gnomes! Check it out !

Thank sophenberg
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We ve been here a few times, drawn by the rustic pretty atmosphere . However we decided this would be our last visit. Menu is limited, prices high & portions small. We ordered a salad for 67 nis which included very little asparagus & very...More

Thank littledebnewyork
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The drive from Jerusalem through the forest is magnificent and then you arrive at a green setting for a great restaurant. The menu is excellent, wonderful food, tasty, beautiful presentation and outstanding staff. All this while sitting Ina garden. Love it!

Thank Ned S
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Ruthie P
21 August 2017|
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Response from arina1836 | Reviewed this property |
rabanut mate yehuda. If I have questions I call the mashgiach many orthodox Jews eat there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derech Hagefen 1 Moshav Beit Zayit, Jerusalem 90815, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 026502044
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