Where to Eat

Azure Restaurant & Coffeeshop

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 26.03.2008:

Al-Ma’ahed Street


Tel. 02-295 7850

Open daily from 12 noon till midnight

Azure is one of the latest additions to the constantly expanding restaurant scene in the city of Ramallah. It is housed in an elegant villa in a quiet residential neighbourhood that is a stone’s throw away from the city centre. The whole house was completely remodelled to accommodate (...)

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Taboo Café & Bar, Beit Jala

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 12.02.2008:

Al-Sahel Street

Beit Jala

Tel. 02-274 0711

E-mail: taboo_pub@hotmail.com

Open daily from 10:30 a.m. till 02:00 a.m. or later

It's a slow night, you're up for adventure. Where do you go, what do you do? Head to Beit Jala and visit Taboo Café and Bar.

Nestled among bustling clothes shops and grocery stores, Taboo is fast becoming the trendy place to go (...)

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Al-Mihbash Restaurant, Jerusalem

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2007:

21 Nablus Road, Jerusalem

Tel. 02-628 9185, open every day from 1:00 p.m. until late at night.

Occupying the premises of the now-defunct Cairo Youth Hostel, Al-Mihbash Restaurant is housed in an old building that probably dates back to the beginning of the century. Its spacious rooms have high ceilings and feature the traditional Palestinian patterned tiles that resemble carpets(...)

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The Scot’s Coffee Shop & Bistro

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.06.2007:

St. Andrew’s Scottish Guest House

1 David Remez Street


Tel. 02-673 2401

Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 - 21:00

The Scot’s Coffee Shop and Bistro, as the name implies, is located in St. Andrew’s Scottish Guest House, one of Jerusalem’s landmark buildings. The church and guest house were built in 1930 as a memorial to the Scottish regiments(...)

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Vatche’s Garden and Restaurant

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.02.2007:

Grand Park Street

Al-Masyoun, Ramallah

Tel. 02-296 5966

Open daily from 12 noon till midnight

Vatche’s Garden and Restaurant in Ramallah is a trendy establishment and is, not surprisingly, popular among local residents. The loungy vibe and Euro ambience in one room, the casual café atmosphere in another, and the lovely pool garden area make it a sure hit.


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Where to Go for Winter Warmth

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.02.2007:

By Leif-Erik Hannikainen

It is a widely held assumption that social activities during the winter in Palestine, especially throughout the month of December, centre on the various religious feasts and celebrations held at this time of year. Spending time with family and visiting myriad friends and relations are time-honoured traditions, and rightly so. These excursions and trips provide (...)

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Restaurants and cafes in East-Jerusalem (tel/fax)

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 11.01.2007:

3 Arches Restaurant

5692692 623 5192

Abu-Shanab Pizza


Al-Diwan (Ambassador Hotel)

5412213 5828202

Al-Quds Al-Arabi


Al-Shuleh Grill


Amigo Emil

6288090 6261457

Antonio's (Ambassador Hotel)


Arabesque, Poolside & Patio Restaurants (American Colony Hotel)


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Restaurants Bethlehem (tel)

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 10.01.2007:

Abu Eli


Abu Shanab Restaurant


Al Makan Bar - Jacir Palace Inter-Continental Bethlehem

2766777 2766754

AL-Kuz Café & Bar




Baidar - Jacir Palace Inter-Continental


2766777 2766754


2750221 2777115




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Homecooked Palestinian Meals from the Artas Folklore Center’s Kitchen

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 02.03.2006:

A mouthwatering meal in a historic building overlooking the Convent of the Enclosed Garden and the Artas Valley is a great way to end a gentle ramble, break up a full day hike, or simply as an end in itself. You can take away if you prefer to eat in nature. Sample Menu from Muna's Kitchen (2006 prices)

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Price per person (NIS)

1) Arabic Sala(...)

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