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King David 10, Jerusalem 9410122, Israel
+972 2-622-2312
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18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Sat 20:00 - 22:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Food was very good and the service as well was very good, friendly and helpful. This is one of the best dining experiences in Jerusalem.

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Thank Richard K
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was a bit apprehnsive coming to 1868 as I had been here years ago and was disappointed. Not to be the case this time... Amazing service, fabulous food and great wine made our evening with friends a wonderful time. We didn't want to leave. Great appetizers, mains and lovely desserts. Truly an excellent dining experience.

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear about your experience and thank you for reviewing us! More 

San Francisco, California
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104 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1868 is a kosher meat restaurant. It is named for the year when Jews left the Old City to live outside the wall. The restaurant is housed in a beautiful Jerusalem former residence. Beautiful interior to the restaurant, although not very crowded or festive feeling. We ordered our food and more of the Orem Volcanic Chardonnay. The waitress arrived with... More 

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed with you and so happy to hear your experience with special! More 

El Paso, Texas
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food, beautifully prepared, carefully served. Very romantic atmosphere, staff was very well versed in the details of the menu. We were bundled up while eating in the courtyard on a windy evening and we still enjoyed it very much.

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us hope to see you again! More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prices of the portions are exorbitant. We ordered starters. Wings without bones. Description of the dish. 4 pieces chicken, size 1 cm by 1 cm 20$ Sashimi, Really joking a little piece of tuna 20$. Main course We ordered beef ribs. Unbelievable 140$. There is no mistake in prices. After paying the bill, I asked to speak to the... More 

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for this review unfortunately it is very very miss leading to all readers on Tripsdvisor. the prices at our restaurant are nothing like you described on this review and all readers on trip advisor are welcome to visit our website and see the detailed menu with prices. More 

Netanya, Israel
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a late evening meal at what continues to be one of Jerusalem's finest restaurants. My choice of veal sweetbreads followed by duck breast was sublime . The duck dish was literally smoking. The whole meal was delicious and theatrical Service excellent -all the staff were knowledgable Apart from the Matza served instead of bread you... More 

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Hi thank you for reviewing us and describing your experience. looking forward to see you dining with us again! More 

New York City, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A marvelous dinner of subtle and delicious flavors, banishing for all time the myth that kosher food is bland and over cooked.

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Thank AedPj
Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Thank you!! :))) More 

Chicago, Illinois
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1,353 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Charming place with small outdoor patio dining area. Nicely decorated. We were given an eggplant purée, two different types of delicious bread, and a decorated bonsai tree with stuffed olives on the branches and a few different items on the bottom. We had leek soup with pumpkin biscotti and a beet salad for appetizers. Everything so far was delicious and... More 

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Hi thank you for reviewing us and sorry to hear that you didn't like some of your dishes hopefully you come again and try other things that will be more to your taste! More 

Los Angeles
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

As a guest of the King David we ate at 1868 several times. The service was impeccable and the food deliciously prepared.

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us and looking forward for your next visit! More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

i was there on a business lunch. surprisingly it wasn't as expensive as i had anticipated plus the food and the service were excellent. I am not kosher and don't always fancy kosher restaurants, but this one i would go to regardless. it was about 600 shekels for 4 people. just to compare we went to another restaurant in the... More 

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Diva T, Manager at 1868, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! Our business lunch is served Sunday to Thursday between 12:30 and 14:00 and it is 88 Nis per person for a starter and a main course. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$90
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Israeli, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King David 10, Jerusalem 9410122, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-622-2312

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