The Jerusalem Hills can look like a very verdant, very romantic forest. Bar BaHar, a caférestaurant adjacent to Bar Giora and Nes Harim, is one of the best places to enjoy viewing the greenery, and getting there is a significant part of the experience.
The BaKhatzer shel Ofer patio, open to the landscape and complemented by quiet background music and an in-house herb garden just a few meters away, is well worth the trip.
Abu Ghosh is home to dozens of restaurants, and the argument as to which serves the best hummus will continue for many a year.
The Jerusalem Hills region, and especially the area in the vicinity of the Gordonia Hotel, has experienced a great increase in wineries, grapevines, vineyards and wine tastings in recent years and in the sale of some of Israel’s finest wines.