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Friends Restaurant

Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good6%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible59%
4 days ago
6 Apr 2017
“Average ”
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Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
€€ - €€€
Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
Neighbourhood: Muslim Quarter
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is at a good location in the old city ,has pleasant interior and acceptable food. The shock are the prices which do not correspond to your expectations as the place is unassuming. Like most restaurants in the old city does not have menus...More

Thank couplex9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok at best. We paid 193 NIS for falafel, chicken kebab, two coffees and a water. We were blown away at the price although it was our fault for not asking for a menu.

Thank 483Bill
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The food wasn't fresh. My 3 y/o son and my husband got food poisoning from our visit to the restaurant last night. I was happy my oldest son was too tired to eat. The pitas were old, just warmed up, the salads looked old, and...More

Thank Rony i
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A typical Jerusalem Old City Restaurant, in a perfect location: Right by the Jewish Quarter and the Western Wall, but also right in the center of the Old City, so it is close to the Muslim Quarter, but also to the Via Dolorosa and Christian...More

Thank Benayah
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Average. Better options close by. Expensive. Average. Falafel was bland. Kebabs were tasteless. Will not return.

Thank sachmoduck
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I'm glad I hadn't read the previous reviews, because they would have discouraged me from editing here. The lowest dining area was very atmospheric, like an ancient wine cellar. The food was good, not great. I had mixed Jerusalem salads, my granddaughter had kebabs and...More

Thank Savta D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

visited there with my colleagues with a local guide. the food was not special and.the wall of the inside of the restaurant looked interesting

Thank Tobbey
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We did not chose this restaurant, our Israeli guide did...so we trusted his judgement when he recommended it and suggested we have lunch together. We were never handed a menu but rather were given a few verbal choices of meats to select from. There was...More

Thank HoldPlease
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Since the location was convenient, we popped in for lunch. The food quality ranged from average to poor and the bill was outrageous! Overpriced and mediocre - I would not recommend a visit.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in to have a quick lunch ! Fast food local style ... but the bill was more than that .. more like a full blown 4 star restaurant bill. Some 4 falafel / chips / hummus / kebab / two swarma and it was...More

Thank Rupert B
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  • Address: Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Muslim Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Muslim Quarter
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