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Freij Sweileh

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$$ - $$$
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Salem Mubarak Street | Salmiya, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2573 7030
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Beirut, Lebanon
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must visit for tourists. A bit on the common level. The food is great and the prices are low. Convenient location in salmiya.

Thank Mouhannad_ElMidani
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all...im just impressed. This place is a must go if youre visiting.Kuwait. The food is so delicious. I just wished they made their very.own Arabic bread. But then, the crusted breads wherein the soups and the salads are put in is already a very unique concept and.way too cool...so i wont.complain.

Thank MLVisbal
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! Delicious all the way! Very crowded most of the time but so cool. Try to make it when the are making the helwa sweet because that stuff is so good hot! Definitely get the soup in a bread bowl. So traditional! Get a cabin for a really interesting experience.

Thank GourmetGirl2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went along with friends for lunch and the place is almost full indicating that it is good...had the soup in the bread which was creamy and then mutton majboush. The rice is so good and rich with flavour...also the tomato gravy was delicious...the meat is tender as expected...all in was very good lunch...atmosphere was good also...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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222 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a traditional Kuwaiti food where rice with either meat, chicken or fish are the main dishes. The restaurant is very well known in Kuwait in the hear of old city in Kuwait. We have ordered three dishes, one with fish, one with meat and the last with chicken to discover that it is the same rice but different... More 

Thank IbizaLoveYou
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It is my first time. I really like the food and it's Very testy. I recommend my friends to eat lunch there every day.

Thank Saleh A
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's a good place with acceptable range of prices for kuwaiti food Comparing price with quality it's acceptable but comparing with other places you can get better but sure for higher price

Thank AhmAd F
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very good ambience with good food at moderate price. Kids and adults both enjoy the decor inside. We get a feeling of historical place as well.

Thank Dinoy D
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place has the most amazing Kuwaiti food, with the traditional ambiance. The prices here are reasonable. Menu is simple and have the basic Kuwaiti food. The kababs are outstanding. I just would like if they would reduce the oil or butter in the rice from the majboos. Other than that no complains. The best is after your meal you... More 

Thank MDias1981
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143 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Well it wasn't or the differentiation of any is so subtle that you hardly notice. The food itself was great with good portion. The ambience is set up as traditional and the pricing is not exorbitant. Wouldn't mind going back again but wouldn't call it exceptional

Thank Fiazuddeen T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salem Mubarak Street | Salmiya, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City
  • Phone Number: +965 2573 7030

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