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Friends Restaurant

Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good5%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible70%
23 May 2017
6 Apr 2017
“Average ”
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Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were wondering through the old city, we stumbled upon this place. It smelled delicious and had a really inviting cave interior and the tables were full. Once we sat down, we were told that they had loads of different types of meat on...More

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Warning, this place is a scam. We were told to pay 160nis (about £35) for two falafel portions, a plate of hummus, some cold chips and two beers. (Probably about 50nis at most elsewhere.) After an argument with the guy who "served" us I threw...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

不給菜單直接要我點菜,點個一般中東烤雞餐結帳要85 nis, 沾醬、沙拉都要錢也不會事先告知顧客,最後還加16%服務費,態度超差,要外帶只給你盒子要你自己裝,不誠實的餐廳,當時一定餓昏了才沒先問價格,上來給評價才知道原來是大地雷店,竟然能存活到現在。 Overpriced and very poor quality. Just a meal of ckicken, a few salad and sauce , it costs $85 nis, the service tax is even 16%! The biggest fault that I've made is not to ask the price in advance, it's that...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Total rip off. A mediocre kebab & a coke sets you back more than 30$. Of course there is no menu available and when you question the bill, the waiter gets rude. There actually wasn't a bill, you just get a calculator showing the final...More

Thank ali_fr
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

They don't show even menu when you take seat and induce you to order shwarma and humus. Finally I had to pay 198 nis for two shwarma and humus with coke. The quality of food is very low though. I wanted to call police.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I wish we would’ve looked this place up before we went. The employees there suck and overcharge!! My husband and I had never tried falafel and saw this place near by. We were starving so decided to give it a shot. We only wanted a...More

Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Had a shawarma there and the bill was ridiculous. Three other customers argued with the employees about the bill that we saw. The owners were extremely threatening and were very close to assaulting one of the guests. There were a lot of customers there so...More

Thank Johan S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Yes, same as everyone else, being invited to enter with a smile, and then getting made up prices charging you even for going to the toilet. Thieves!!!! Avoid if you are lucky enough to read all the massively negative reviews.

Thank Lord S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I'm not going to repeat everyone else's experience because I fell for it too. As a seasoned traveler I should have been concerned that we weren't given a menu but when the price came to 260 for what was basically fast food I almost went...More

Thank Larry I
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Old City is FULL of great food and wonderful service, this restaurant is not one of them. Avoid it and go back into the Old City and look at all the other reviews on Trip Advisor for great places to eat, at a fraction...More

Thank Nicolas E
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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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