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Abesadze street 2 | Abesadze street 2, Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 593 32 22 21
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe has a very nice and unique atmosphere, with a comfortable space. Its a shame that the food and service did not have an according quality. The waitress seemed very annoyed when we asked her to explain some of the dishes, and she did not speak English or Russian. She mumbled some curse words in whatever language she spoke... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The apartment that is an cafe, looks fantastic! If you don´t want to eat or drink, just go to see the place. The food was also great. Traditional Georgian food.

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Thank Joakim D
Jaroslaw, Poland
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there twice, once for a quick coffee, and then for a breakfast with friends. Both times Linville amazed me with its stylish interior, sort of a crossover between grandma's home and a quirky museum of random stuff. Had a salad there and a turkish coffee, both were tasty, there is a fair choice of lunch food as well as... More 

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Thank Łukasz S
Baku, Azerbaijan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We found this place by pure chance: we were walking along Leselidze street, looked up and saw interesting lamp shade silhouette in one of the windows at the top floor of a building across. When you walk upstairs, don't panic, you are not drunk, their stairs are not straight, they are tilted :) We liked the place for its ambiance... More 

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Thank Jazizova
Tbilisi, Georgia
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498 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,749 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The best place for a hot summer day, a glass of wine and talk quietly. Interior stunning. Like wild eclecticism, but each one goes well. Shabby walls, a samovar, an aquarium in the old TV. The kitchen does not cause orgasm, but rather quality.

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4 Thank archil a
Tbilisi, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you haven’t been to Linville yet, you have to go! Immediately! Get your sunglasses on, a book and a pen and head to the loveliest, cozy little piece of magical world, full of classical Jazz and Blues. A glass of very dry, Tanqueray Martini, served straight up with a twist becomes an enchanting journey to the fairy world of... More 

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Thank Saba G
Camden, Maine
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Charming, vintage decor, but allows smoking. (Most Georgians smoke.) But there is a small balcony. Enjoyed the food and service.

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Thank safari_qn
Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The place is for young people i guess. Definitely not for gourmands. It is also noisy and with no air conditioning. The smell of cigarette is disturbing. I have ordered chicken breast which at the end turned row :( I am very disappointed.

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Thank Gvantsa A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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799 reviews
571 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This old building looks like it is ready to fall down - the stairs already lean to one side. Located on the intersection of Kote Abkhazi ( the main artery into old town from Freedom Square) and Abesadze. Entry is via a painted metal door which will take you via a flight of stairs to the cafe / restaurant on... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice cafe with a cozy interior of an old Georgian apartment. Good food and coffee, nice service. The only negative thing is that the place allows smoking inside, so it's not the best place to visit with kids.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Steakhouse, Pizza, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abesadze street 2 | Abesadze street 2, Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
  • Phone Number: +995 593 32 22 21

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