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El Abd Bakery

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35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012 via mobile

If u want to try the real fresh egyptian desert: alabd is the answer. Try their Basbosa and Biscuts. The other kinds like Conafa i didnt like. They r one of the best places in cairo for making Basbosa with nuts

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1 Thank Sa S
Cairo, Egypt
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

I like it so much, specially the tart with Nescafe and chocolate and everything is tasty <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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Cairo, Egypt
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

yessssssssssssss it say it all. if you love sweeeeets and ready for a break away of diet , don't hesitate yo ask for one pound( about 0.5 kilo a selection of all basbusa baklava ----

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

Ice cream on a hot evening is what Egyptians enjoy doing. It isn't in their culture, but the Bakery has definitely become a favorite pass-time for them. The ice cream is comparable to Italian Gelatto and they allow you two scoops of two different flavors. My favorite are vanilla and strawberry!

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

Try the traditional Egyptian sweets like Basboussa (semolina cake soaked with sugar syrup), konafa (a bit like shredded wheat, soaked in sugar syrup) and ba'alawya (filo pastry layers with pistachio or other nuts in the middle. Like I said, yum, yum!

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Bangkok
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Got a selection of great western creamy cakes as a thank you to staff at Tulip Hotel and we all had a very nice cake and coffee/tea afternoon! The selection is mind boggling and less expensive than some of the more western type bakeries like La Poire, etc. El Abd specializes in both European type cakes, cookies, and Arabic sweets... More 

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2 Thank bkkwin
Landgraaf
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

the variation and different kind of sweets and nuts and off course the icecream

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Thank TinaLandgraaf
Escondido, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

i ate there almost every night i was in cairo the desserts are amazingly deliciouse and the ice cream is even better

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1 Thank Hanye_12
Twin Falls, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

If you like pastries-especially the kinds with nuts and honey in them-go! I was staying at a hostel nearby and the guy working there walked me over there. The place was packed, you have to elbow through to see what they have. Great selection and prices. The birds nest was delicious. I bought a variety pack that had 5 different... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

More selections than you can ever decide between, very cheap, and very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Description
A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.

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