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Lavan Restaurant

11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
+972 2-673-7393
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb sausage” (4 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is downstairs of an art movie theater located on a hillside, but it is not a basement. Rather it is the lower level of a building with a fabulous view of the city across a valley. Very nice! The food was interesting and...More

Thank DonJM
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food (particularly the hummus!) and a very friendly waitstaff. I was with a 23 person tour group and we all enjoyed it so much.

Thank ScipioNewYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is next door to the Mount Zion Hotel and on the lower level of a cinema. It was a little confusing finding it but it was well worth it. Modern decor with a view on the enclosed patio. There is a full bar...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Lavan several times over the past few years. It is always good. The interior dining area is cosy and feels grown up. We have eaten outside which is often busier but prefer the interior. Food is innovative and well priced. Wines...More

Thank HH65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A true pleasant surprise. Service was truly outstanding. Soup was well prepared and the lamb sausage and mashed potatoes were fabulous. All aspects of Lavon far exceeded my expectations.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here you can have a good meal, accompanied with a good atmosphere and nice view of the old city walls, go to a quality movie- even on holidays and weekends- something quite scarce in the Holy City.

1  Thank CobyPnina
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We took a family dinner for six. We tasted from a variety of dishes, and it tasted great!! The dishes served in large plates and reviled magnificent tastes. From the best of the Israeli & yerushalmi cuisine.. Very recommended.

1  Thank shimon b
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner in this restaurant with our 3 children. The food was great and the best service!

Thank יעל א
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great view of Jerusalem old city as well as Mount Zion. Food is average. Lot's of talking noise in the balcony.

Thank DrDR_TO_and_O
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Jerusalem isn't overwhelmed with good restaurants, but Lavan, In Jerusalem's very special Cinematheque, is a gem. Excellent food, menu wtih something for everyone -best pizza and hamburgers in Jerusalem - imaginative fresh fish etc. - beautiful view of the walls of the Old City -...More

Thank Ilana L
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Tammy N
13 April 2016|
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Response from Baget | Reviewed this property |
if you have a car, it is not that far (~5min drive) but on foot it can take 30-40min walk...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11th Hebron Road | Inside the Cinematheque, Jerusalem 9354606, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-673-7393
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