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Froshgah Street, Kabul, Afghanistan
+93 79 965 4000
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While getting there can be a bit nerve racking with all the security the food is clean and the trustworthy.

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Thank RHM63
Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you manage to go to the security (it took me over 15 minutes) you enter in an totally new world.. Very beautyful Italian styled garden, the interior tastefully decorated and up to international standards. Island of happiness. For food they serve mainly a buffet, really good and also up to 'world class'. Sushis in the Asian restaurant were very... More 

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Thank Harald W
Porto Alegre, RS
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1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Considering the location, the building and the rooms, and all the security personnel deployed, it's a great value for money.

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Thank JeanB3
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Serena is one of the most secure hotels in Kabul. Also famous as a 'Golden-Cage'. Some say that this hotel is the luxurious prison ;). Services are best among other comparable hotels.

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1 Thank Siavash K
Kabul, Afghanistan
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It is a really nice and clean hotel with polite staff but I think it is too expensive which somehow makes sense because they have a tough security.

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Thank Ehsan-Reznov
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Serena Hotel in Kabul is an excellent hotel with a very good service and good facilities like gym, spa and other. The surrounding and the garden is very beautiful. The security concept of the hotel is well developed. Overall the hotel is a good alternative for a good and safe overnight stay in Kabul.

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Thank Matthias D
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Cafe Zarneegar serves delicious Afghan, Indian, continental and sometime even Japanese cuisines. Their music is soulful. Prices are higher but the experience is worth it.

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Thank Hikmat N
Washington, DC
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Was in Kabul for 10 days. My choices seemed to be either the Serena or Q Kabul. My decision was based on security and comfort. The serene fulfilled both without question. Getting into the hotel requires multiple levels of security through a series of "air locks". I always felt secure. The rooms are luxurious considering where you are. The Internet... More 

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1 Thank dannyindc
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant in the Serena hotel is nicely designed and decorated in an Afghan style. The evening features a buffet that includes local and international cuisine. Stick to the local! A local band plays Afghan music. It's nice for Kabul.

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Thank E. Walter K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Although Afghanistan is conflict zone and life can be very depressing but the Serena gives a very unique environment makes you feel so safe and comfortable. The team are awesome and especially the restaurant Zarnigar team. Brunch every Friday is the best in kabul. The spa and gym are worth the price. Only swimming pool of Kabul are in Serena.

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1 Thank Malohat S

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Asian, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Froshgah Street, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Afghanistan  >  Kabul Province  >  Kabul
  • Phone Number: +93 79 965 4000

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