Article

Sangria

Sangria (Casino Ash-Shaggara, Corniche El-Nil, Bulaq, Cairo) — As much a restaurant-bar as a nightclub, Sangria offers amazing Nile views from its 1st floor terrace; imagine the hot summer dinners and parties you will have up there. Located north of Downtown, on the Nile, the place offers a varied international menu ranging from spring rolls […]

Article

Rossopomodoro

Rossopomodoro (Downtown Katameya, Rd. 90, Fifth Settlement, New Cairo, Cairo) – those in search of decent-tasting pizza find themselves more than satisfied with this pizza restaurant, opened by a Naples, Italy-based chain of the same name. Among the pizzas favored by critics ranged from pizza margherita to four-cheese, and vegetarian. One dessert item worth sampling […]

Article

Nile City Boat

Nile City Boat (Zamalek, next to the 6th of October Bridge, Cairo) — With its five different restaurants and amazing views of the Nile, the Nile City, located by the 6th of October Bridge on Zamalek, is a great place to visit for lunch or dinner. Chilli’s a well known international brand offering Tex Mex […]

Article

Moghul Room

Moghul Room (6 Pyramids Road, Mena House Oberoi, Cairo) — The Moghul Room, in the Mena House Oberoi Hotel, is definitely the best Indian restaurant in Cairo and one of the best up-scale restaurants in the Egyptian capital. Although it offers mainly North Indian cuisine, the menu lists as well a good selection of kebabs, […]

Article

Maison Thomas

Maison Thomas (157 26th of July Street, Cairo) — The flagship branch of the Maison Thomas chain of restaurants is more of a historical landmark in Cairo. Located in Zamalek, the restaurant is extremely small and decorated with old pictures dating back to the early part of the 20th Century. The menu is not 10 […]

Article

Le Pacha 1901

Le Pacha 1901 (Saray El Gezirah Street, Zamalek, Cairo) — If you are looking for extravagant Nile side dining, Le Pacha 1901 is the place to go, with its 10 restaurants offering scrumptious meals from around the globe. Le Pacha also has several function rooms where you can hold events. The venue is located in […]

Article

Le Bistro

Le Bistro (8 Hoda Sharawi Street, Cairo) — Known to a small circle of locals – mainly the Francophone Cairenes – and some ex-pats, especially the French community, Le Bistro serves delicious continental dishes at reasonable prices. It is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet romantic dinner, and if you don’t know what to […]

Article

Lan Tania

Lan Tania (Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers, Uruba Street, Heliopolis, Cairo) — a surprise for many travelers, this restaurant serves Thai cuisine. Diners can opt for a mixed satay dish before embarking on a Ped Num Makham – marinated duck – and stir-fried chicken dish, Gai Phad Med Mamuang. One main course item recommended is the […]

Article

La Bodega

La Bodega (Muhammad Mazhar, AZ Zamalek, Giza, Cairo) — One of Cairo’s most refined venues, La Bodega is tucked away on the second floor of a beautiful old Baehler’s Mansions building in the uptown Zamalek area; there is no sign indicating the resto/bar, you just head upstairs and there it is. The cuisine here is […]

Article

L’Aubergine

L’Aubergine (5A Sayed El Bakry Street, Cairo) — L’Auberine restaurant is one of the favourite hang-outs of youngsters in Zamalek. On the lower floor you will discover the softly lit cosy restaurant that used to be the only vegetarian restaurant in Cairo; the tradition is well preserved but some meaty dishes have found their place […]