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18 Baghdad Street | 1st Floor Above Venus Bakery, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 101 010 1342
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“italian food” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
18 Baghdad Street | 1st Floor Above Venus Bakery, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

First time to visit after hearing so much about it. The decoration was attractive and innovative, making use of an old building architecture. We tried lasagna and pizza as well as a salad selection from the very big buffet. We took our order ‘take away’...More

Thank sherine204
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food,service and decor, actually as good as a 5* hotel's restaurant. The only downside is no alcohol served!

Thank TutAnkhAmoun
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

When I found out that they have a salad bar buffet I was excited. So I made a reservation. Once I got to the restaurant it was a great environment and you had such a relaxing and calm environment. You forget that you’re in Egypt....More

Thank Kareem K
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The lovely Korba essence, the heart of Heliopolis, i just love how warm it is? Going up the building from that tiny building entrance, giving you the feeling you are about to find a gem, i chose the terrace area, amazing food, this was the...More

Thank Rehab_ELMasry
Reviewed 24 April 2018

after several visits they never failed to impress me or my guests. Amazing salad bar with variety of vegetarian selection.

Thank Norhan H
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant , amazing ambience , tasty food excellent service but the missing thing is to have a drink like a wine or a beer that’s the missing thing in this restaurant .

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It is one of the elegant places you can have an outing specially a romantic date. The food was delicious and the crew is very cooperative and friendly

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I went there several times, we ordered ravioli, risotto, veal, pastas and they never failed to meet our expectations the service and staff are quick and nice, i highly recommend if you are looking for a good quality italian food.

Thank Nada_ekram
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Pepenero is definitely one of my most favourite places to have dinner in Cairo. The restaurant is very eclectic with nice location in Korba, which is one of the picturesque areas in Cairo with its colonial ambience. The walk to get to its location on...More

Thank Fraurums
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We went in November for dinner. Food is good. Place is clean, Staff are polite. The balcony is quite noisy and tables inside were OK. Overall, the experience is OK but you can definitely get same service with less price.

Thank Hany N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Baghdad Street | 1st Floor Above Venus Bakery, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 101 010 1342
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