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Lavan Restaurant

11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
+972 2-673-7393
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Jerusalem isn't overwhelmed with good restaurants, but Lavan, In Jerusalem's very special Cinematheque, is a gem. Excellent food, menu wtih something for everyone -best pizza and hamburgers in Jerusalem - imaginative fresh fish etc. - beautiful view of the walls of the Old City -...More

Thank Ilana L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the spot where you can dine and see the walls of the old city right in front of you.Located at the Jerusalem Cinematic this would be a great place to eat before or after a good film. They have a nice selection of...More

Thank orenrosenfeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was friendly, patient and helpful, the atmosphere and decor were pleasant. As the prices were higher than expected, I agreed with my son that I would share my salmon with him in return for some of the pasta dish he ordered. Later than...More

Thank PatriciaCarmel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and view. We had a group of 20 eat dinner here. There is the view of the Wall which is beautiful. The food was very good with a lot of choices.

Thank NelCalifornai
Reviewed 12 August 2017

In case you get tired of the noisy and busy streets of Jerusalem you can go to enjoy a magnificent view of the old city and good food at Lavan restaurant that is located at the Cinematique. Really nice dinner place. Did you know that...More

Thank margetaks
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived for dinner with a large group of friends. Arrangements had been made in advance,so the staff was prepared for us. The food was very good, but the service was wonderful. Every server that approached our table had a smile and ready to do...More

Thank calota
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Lavan is located in the Jerusalem Cinemateque. is a dairy restaurant offering pastas, salads, sandwiches and fish meals. The atmosphere is pleasant. You can eat in the main space or on the balcony which offers a great view of the Old City walls.

Thank Razzmataz
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I brought my niece and we had a terrific time. It was a huge splurge but everything we tasted was so good it had us humming. The waiters were great too.

1  Thank RabbiRosalind
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

During the recent JFF we went to this well run restaurant regularly at different times of the day.It was always packed with Film lovers as they seem to look different and eat differently than regular Jerusalemites. Not Kosher as it is open Saturdays,the menu accommodates...More

1  Thank Lenny W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Located at the Cinematique it offers a lovely view with its proximity to the Old City. We had pizza and ravioli and they were delicious. A unique soup to start really hit the spot. Good value!

Thank mbres911
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Response from Baget | Reviewed this property |
if you have a car, it is not that far (~5min drive) but on foot it can take 30-40min walk...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-673-7393
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