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Cap D'or

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# 4 Adib street, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
+20 3 4875177
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Cairo
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Old and vintage bar, they have a very decent and funny bartender that you would enjoy talking to. They have a must try delicious oysters, although I found a rotten piece in my order, however, they apologised it wouldn't stop me from ordering it again.

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Thank Kareemhatim
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you are wandering around the back streets it is worth popping in for a drink. A bit run down, but has that ambiance of old Alexandria back in the 1930's.

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1 Thank thefareast
Cairo, Egypt
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

In my opinion, the Cap d’Or is among the most precious jewels of Alexandria and of all Egypt. The hand-written sign on its remarkable shop-front says “Touristic Restaurant”, which is not true. The place is more a bar or pub than a full restaurant (although it is a “forks-and-knives” place, and one can have an enjoyable dinner there), and definitely,... More 

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1 Thank AbuJan
Alexandria, Egypt
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The place is among the oldest bars in alexandria and you can see it still has a nice vintage touch to it. It offers Nice beer and side dishes with reasonable prices. Some times people call it sheikh ali bar so not to confuse it with other places.

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2 Thank Tarek Z
Alexandria, Egypt
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

A historical bar with a very nice ambiance serving good local alcoholic beverages and at night you may find a music player (on an Egyptian instrument called ood) and he sings also ( you may tip him if you want but it is not obligatory). The best thing in the place is the wonderful sea food appetizers (mezza) cooked by... More 

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1 Thank Egyptiano333
Giza, Egypt
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Maybe I just came on the wrong day (friday) but the shutters were down all day and night. I would have loved to see this place and make my own mind where it is the bar from the Icecold in Alex movie. Please let me know if I just came the wrong day/week....

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Thank Wolfgang M
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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336 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Reminiscent of a Spanish tapas bar from the 1950s, this lovely bar is steeped in atmosphere. Old French music plays softly in the background. Antiques and old photos on the walls. Sip an ice cold Stella beer whilst sitting at the marble topped bar, and chat with Michael the friendly barman from South Sudan. No printed menu, they specialise in... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

i love that place, has its own taste. Don't dare to try anything else but beer for a drink. But try their mixed seafood. Not expensive yet very fresh from the sea to your table. Salads are not recommended. Just go for as much beer as you could with seafood. A place worth visiting once at least, I love it.

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1 Thank Bob S
Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I was there some years ago now and doing a bit of research before coming to Alexandria, I found that this mythical bar was a place to go. And it is well worth a trip there. The atmosphere is deeply rooted in the colonial times and with a flair of sailors bar. Plenty of nautical on walls and shelves add... More 

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Thank Ola_Linfeldt
Alexandria, Egypt
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

,Nice Seafood, Classic old atmosphere i liked the friendly service nice old pics and furniture .........................................

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 4 Adib street, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Alexandria Governorate  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +20 3 4875177

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