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American Colony Hotel Arabesque Restaurant

Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The American Colony is an upmarket hotel, but guests are welcome to dine in an extremely attractive and quiet outdoor area. There is indoor and outdoor dining. There is not a huge amount of vegetarian choice on main courses, and vegetarians need to order focaccia,...More

Thank Pelagius_Redivivus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My tour group was not staying at the American Colony, but they allowed me to bring my group over one night to see the "It is well with my soul" handwritten copy. They were very helpful and my group enjoyed their visit. Their gift shop...More

Thank WeatherNole
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in to see if they had a table, none vacant till 9pm, too late for us! Told us about the restaurant at the back, different menu same kitchen. Couldn't have been better! Great choice, great service and great taste. Felt very blessed even though...More

Thank lorraine17w
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

we get there at noon and get a very cleanand big room no.5 . but the staff wasn't so pleasant. to expensive for nothing realy. we make reservations for dinner and it was really poor.

Thank Eran G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Had an evening meal at the American Colony in the garden. It is a beautiful setting for a summer evening. The food was delicious. There was a little delay in service. Otherwise a pleasant evening.

Thank Coborn57
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food, very well prepared and presented. Fancy and elegant courtyard, as if it was a cloister... Nice waiters.

Thank AdriVitto
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel and very authentic , if you are going for a breakfast I recommend to go early I went with my husband at 11:00 and it was not fresh and not enough options.

Thank Eman H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The food is exceptional and well presented. All be it a little expensive. I suppose it goes with the territory of dining within an hotel. The ambience outside in the courtyard is very authentically Mediterranean with elements of Arabia. Low slung trees creating a wonderful...More

1  Thank Mike-YorkshireUK
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our group came here for dinner one evening. The food was very good, staff was friendly, and the hotel and restaurant are very pretty. It was a nice place to enjoy visiting and eating together.

1  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had a lovely dinner in Arabesque. Good service and a decent wine list at reasonable (for hotels) prices. The food was well prepared and the waiter was helpful with our choices.

Thank Toomdc
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Questions & Answers
11 December 2016|
Response from Lev V | Reviewed this property |
No, in most cases you don't need a reservation for the lunch, 972-2-6279777
11 December 2016|
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Response from Betina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make reservations. Phone (972) 02-627-9777. They have several dining options. The main restaurant is the Arabesque.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nablus Road, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > American Colony
  • Neighbourhood: American Colony
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