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“A Hidden Jewel - Worth Finding!”
Review of Tmol Shilshom Cafe

Tmol Shilshom Cafe
Ranked #7 of 731 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$22
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: An old time dairy bookstore cafe restaurant in the city center, Tmol Shilshom is a popular, kosher culinary and cultural institution favored for its warm ambiance, delicious food, plethora of books and very friendly service. The cafe is well known for its delicious dishes including their famous shakshuka, a favorite amongst tourists, along with the salmon fillet in fig sauce, The Lover Salad and the cheese cake. It is located in a 150-year-old building and hosts readings by Israel's best-known writers. Tmol Shilshom is named after Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon's novel (translated as "Those Were the Days"). It is open Sunday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 11:30 pm, Friday until before Shabbat and Saturday from after Shabbat.
Reviewed 28 February 2014

T'Mol Shilshom is not a secret for Jerusalemites, but it might be challenging for tourists to find. Make the effort. This is a lovely bookstore, cafe, restaurant in a quaint old Jerusalem building. Go for coffee, go for lunch, go for dinner, just go! You'll have trouble deciding on what to eat. Try the T'Mol Shilshom tea - it's memorable. Wi-fi is complimentary - ask for the code. Service is friendly and efficient. Everyone speaks English. This restaurant is kosher.

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Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

I know this wonderful place since my days as a student, although nothing has changed and only good memories I have , it is still a great place to grab a coffee or to sit with a beer and a fine book,

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Reviewed 25 February 2014

Best breakfast we had in the city. The ambience is beautiful. Service very good. It is not easy to find it, as you have to entered some little streets from a main one. But it is worth it.

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Reviewed 14 February 2014

A bookshop-cafe with grandma furniture, to fellowship, eat or drink. Good food for a little bit too high price. A place to be in the shoppingcenter of Jerusalem.

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

The service was really Nice and the atmosphere is great! Maybe the dishes could be more tasty... They have a good choice of wines

Thank Cleme007
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