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The Platform

Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 115 671 1114
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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00:00 - 23:59 Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have tried this restaurant for dinner and sohor and spend very pleasant times at night in the open air and nile view and good oriental food

Thank amrm511
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Im going two time to platforme nice place and nice view but the service of the restaurant is bad and the food also one time i order coffee late take it one 45 minute and the seconde time in shekspeare i order pizza and passion...More

Thank Abla A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for a gathering like family gathering or friends gathering . All restaurants are amazing

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent service and excellent food in terms of variety, quality and quantity together with reasonable prices. A very nice view overlooking the nile.

Thank Ussama E
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am a returning customer i find it a pleasant place on the river nile suitable for breakfast and for sunny days and for sun set time. it is very lively yet romantic place. I go there several times with my fiancee and with my...More

Thank marian m
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This place is directly over the river Nile bank. It hosts several restaurants and cafes. I tried some of them before this time I was at a new one called Dar Ward. It's a Syrian restaurant serves Alipo cuisine. The food is the nearest to...More

Thank Munira S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Pleasant place on the Nile in Maadi Corniche. It is elegant, relatively quiet, and modern. There are a variety of shops to choose from in that location, such as coffee shops, lebanese /egyptian /american eats, and just hanging out taking pictures with friends :))) The...More

Thank WorldTravelerEgypt
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I went there to meet some of my near friends , I tried the Syrian restaurant, it's directly on the Nile with a very romantic lights and view. There is all what you need , nice fresh food , drinks , sheisha , very rapid...More

Thank Coming S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went to Baladina Oriental restaurant and really enjoyed our stay. The Nile view was great, besides the good quality food and polite waiters. Also the variety in the menu was a plus. Serving time is OK. Overall the experience was a positive one and...More

Thank Hany N
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I visited this place with my family on a chilly evening in december to enjoy the nile view and have some great food. This place had series of issues : The heaters did not work, the food was extremely bad, the waiters were disappearing inside...More

2  Thank Padma N
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Questions & Answers
Mohmad M
18 January 2018|
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Response from Stavros M | Reviewed this property |
No. I don't think so. I was there during daylight and I paid only for my coffee. I entered the place for free.
Mohammed A
27 April 2017|
Response from Semsema | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the place But in weekends preferably to give the place a call to check
7 June 2016|
Response from Frank V | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend Shakespeare and Co or Balladina, but there are a lot of other options. If the group is big better make a reservation at least a day in advance. There should not be a minimum charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 115 671 1114
  • E-mail
Located directly on the Nile (500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, directly on the Nile) as you enter Maadi, makes The Platform - Corniche El Maadi easily accessible from mostly everywhere in Cairo, including the Nile (Through Nile Taxi Service). A hub for some of Cairo's finest restaurants and cafes with a promenade where you can actually enjoy a beautiful walk on t
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