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Talat Harb street, Cairo 11599, Egypt
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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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401 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Till the late fifties it was the best in Egypt and comparable to the top desert shops and cafes all over the world but since it was nationalized from its swiss owners and even when it was owned again in the seventies by an Egyptian what a pity since it had great reputation and its branches are located at central... More 

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Thank Mostafa A
Cairo, Egypt
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Groppi serve light meals, pasta, sandwiches etc and their own brand ice-creams and desserts, shisha can also be taken, fresh juices - a great place for a break in the middle of Cairo - peaceful and fresh

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Thank Michelle A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

this place was pretty good at the past , but now it is struggling time . I think it kept its old furniture and style and even some staff for many many years . desserts was ok , sevice was ok . The place itself is liked for its historical roots.

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Thank Sally M
Cairo, Egypt
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131 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

This great place had been open since 60 years or more. The more the time passes, the more it looses its beauty. Once a place for the hi-class customers, with a great dining hall with siver forks, to a place where that hall is Locked??? and a cheap cup of tea, and almost empty. Very strange detrioration. It does not... More 

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Thank Sherif S
Lebanon
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This nice building was spoiled by bad managers or outdated minds... I ordered ice cream, it was not even average, tissues are absent on all tables, service was very slow, staff looks like Gestapo agents, this is a scary place!

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2 Thank Kozmopolitan
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

The service was slow, I was brought a water that I did not order, and assumed it was complimentary, it turned out to be 6EL. The cake was nothing special, but the mango juice was fantastic. I paid at 36EL bill with a 100EL note, and had to ask for my change.

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1 Thank Fagmeedah
Cairo, Egypt
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606 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 546 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Forget this place even exists. It is run down, lousy service and lousy food. Not recommended for any occasion.

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2 Thank SHA12311
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

a great location in downtown, the art of the place and the building is awesome and remarkable. i went there more that one time and i noticed that the crew is not friendly at all, the food taste is just ordinary don't have something special and they have a minimum charge to stay there which something weird cause you will... More 

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2 Thank Peter-Thabet
Northern Michigan
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

We actually found Groppi accidentally, but were so glad we did. We didn't purchase any chocolate but instead opted for more traditional Egyptian treats. They were delicious. One of the highlights of our snack there was the classes of fresh juice. I enjoyed fresh mango juice while my friend drank fresh strawberry juice. The juice was an amazing treat on... More 

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Thank Liz B
Padua, Italy
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1,088 reviews
554 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 872 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Groppi used to be THE cafe to go to . It was elegant , sophisticated and chic... A lot has changed . Groppi is no longer the famous place where the famous go ...but you can still see remnants of its glorious past and thats a lovely thing. This was the grande dame of Cairo cafes when down town was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talat Harb street, Cairo 11599, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?