139 Pavilion offers Egyptian, Indian, pan-Asian and continental cuisine. A lavish breakfast buffet makes it a wonderful option to head to before starting your day. The ideal location allows visitors to enjoy the breathtaking view of the pyramids from inside the restaurant or out on the terrace. Also serving as a lounge, bar and BBQ restaurant in the summer season; 139 Pavilion is a laid-back spot, where you can enjoy great food and excellent service.
Aeon is an underrated gem in Cairo’s nightlife scene, presenting exactly what you need when you think of the perfect night out: great music, elegant ambience and excellent food. It’s a spot where you can enjoy the latest beats by local DJs alongside haute cuisine and a myriad of delicious beverages and hard liquors. Our favourite on the menu is their salmon steak and their apple strudel.
A buffet restaurant located in Pyramids Park Resort, Al Shorfa overlooks lush gardens and the resort’s swimming pool, making it a tranquil getaway where visitors can have delicious international delicacies. With a well-appointed staff, the service is excellent, and the ambience is serene and friendly.
Aperitivo is a bar and restaurant serving the finest array of snacks and beverages. An extensive wine menu accompanies their delicious meals, while the ideal location and the elegant atmosphere add to the overall experience. We recommend their sirloin steak.
A globally renowned spot, Applebee’s serves delicious international food and is known for its great, friendly service.The restaurant is ideal for group outings and makes a great casual hangout. We love their beef bacon burger and parmesan chicken platter.
Baltazar’s seafood and burgers are just irresistible. Their long array of international culinary creations offers something for every preference, including low-calorie meals and some tasty refreshments. For chocolate lovers, we recommend their hot chocolate cake Nutella and their Nutella flatty. They also serve some great coffee.
Offering a rich breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet with a spectacular open kitchen, Biba’s Restaurant allows you to watch the professionals as they create your delectable platters. Biba’s presents a wide variety of delicious a la carte specialties, among which a compelling selection of alcoholic beverages makes your meals all the more toothsome.
A chic and warm contemporary brasserie with a modern market-shop style concept,Branzino offers a taste of international cuisine with a variety of influences from Thailand, continental Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East through various themed buffets every week.A comprehensive a la carte menu is available 24 hours a day.
A poolside restaurant and lounge located in one of the finest places in Cairo with the best quality food; Breeze’s elegant setting is its biggest perk, second to its extensive menu and wide array of delicious cocktails concocted by professional mixologists. A personal favourite is their platter, Seafood Mashwee, which they serve with mouth-watering grilled shrimp and calamari, marinated with deliciously piquant spices.
A great addition to Cairo’s international culinary scene, Brix presents some appetizing delights that range from healthy salads to delicious burgers –all served in generous portions. The friendly environment makes it a great casual hangout, while some of the restaurant’s unique twists and original recipes distinguish it from its contemporaries. We love their citrus salad and Vietnamese dishes.
A Spanish and Mediterranean restaurant amalgamated to serve the best food quality and taste, Cachimba brings foodies the best of both culinary worlds in the form of mouth-watering fusion cuisine. The restaurant’s cosy and casual ambience is tempting for group outings, while their extensive menu boasts some of the tastiest exotic platters. We recommend their Chateaubriand: a fulfilling dish of spiced beef fillet and saffron rice. Reservation is only required if you’re going in large groups.
As the main restaurant at Concorde El Salam Hotel, this luxurious spot offers a buffet breakfast and an international menu for lunch and dinner. The ambience and service are often favoured by those who wish to dine in a calm atmosphere, away from the chaotic air of casual joints. The restaurant is also a great option for vegetarian customers. We love their Norwegian smoked salmon salad.
Whether you’re into a stunning view that complements your shisha on a terrace overlooking the Nile, or looking for an ideal spot for casual hangouts and catching up with friends; Carlo’s will never disappoint. Their extensive array of dishes include Asian, seafood and Oriental cuisine, making it a great international joint for large groups of diverse tastes. Their cocktails and mocktails are also delicious, among which Silver Fizz is our favourite.
Casa De Carne is the true Spanish meaning of a meat house. High quality meat cooked in every way you desire is what you’ll get at this lovely joint. Set in The Courtyard, the elegant atmosphere and swift service make it one of Cairo’s most popular casual restaurants, where you can have the best beef. Brazilian all-you-can-eat nights also make Casa De Carne a great dining spot.
Charwood’s specially caters to those who are finicky with the way they like their steak. With a professionally trained French chef ready to perfect the restaurant’s fresh beef, customers get to enjoy a diverse menu that ranges from juicy burger sandwiches and tenderloin steak, to a succulent rib-eye dish. Pizzas, pastas, and great seafood options are also available.
No matter what you order, the chef at Chez Edy will challenge you to find one slip. This restaurant is where you get large portions for very reasonable prices. A casual dining spot serving juicy meats, the restaurant’s extensive menu offers something for everyone. We love their tenderloin steak and their delicious chicken brochettes.
A casual Mexican/American hangout with branches all over Cairo, Chili’s is a popular joint that serves some tasty food. Its atmosphere has a very American-diner feel to it, with modern artwork decorating the walls at most of its branches. Among our favourites is their delicious platter, Make It A Trio, which is served with grilled chicken, steak and shrimp.
At Citadel Grill, visitors can relish a Mediterranean dining experience to the mellow and relaxing sounds of strolling musicians. All meals are prepared using fresh ingredients and cooked right before your eyes in an open kitchen. Located in Ramses Hilton, the fine dining restaurant presents a diverse menu, of which their grilled salmon steak platter is in popular demand.
If you fancy high-end dining with a stunning view and exceptional service, Crimson Bar & Grill is where you need to head next. A casual dining spot with sophisticated interiors and stunning scenery of the Nile as its backdrop; this spot is an aesthetic blend of casual dining and lounge elegance. Despite being a rather expensive option, their Argentinean Churrasco is the best on their menu; while their signature cocktail, The Plain Killer, goes great with their platters.
Cuba Cabana offers an adventurous jungle-like experience in the outdoor area, and a good old-fashioned billiard experience in their indoors. The restaurant serves great shisha and awesome food, but generally considered to be a little overpriced. We love their nachos and fried mozzarella sticks; while their fajita dishes are excellently cooked and absolutely fulfilling.
Exactly as the name suggests, Diet House presents your favourite meals with selected ingredients that go easy on the carbs and fat without compromising rich taste. From burgers to pizza, you’ll find what you crave without sacrificing your diet. Their price range is quite reasonable, and their food is light on the belly. We absolutely love their Hero’s Pizza.
A hip nightlife spot and a popular bar, Dijon Bistro is where to head if you’re looking for a casual yet elegant spot where you can have some delicious international dishes alongside a diverse set of beverages. The atmosphere is classy, the staff is friendly and the service is swift and professional. Great performances are hosted often, enhancing the ambience and making this spot among the trendiest in the nightlife scene. Cocktail lovers, try their strawberry coconut martini.
Famous for its breathtaking view of the city by the Nile, Dos Cañas’ location makes it the ideal spot to have a relaxing meal and enjoy a line-up of great drinks, while late nights are perfect for partying. The seafood risotto at this elegant ‘tapería’ is a delicious treat.
Eat & Barrel is where Cairenes head when they feel like dining to the beats of the most famous DJs in town, while enjoying the venue’s mouth-watering dishes and breathtaking Nile view. Perfect for group outings and anyone looking to dine in a lively environment.
Eatery is a world of food in a warm haven that offers a friendly setting, perfect for groups of friends. It boasts a cosy ambience and a friendly staff as well as reasonable prices. Their pizzas and detox drinks are inarguably delectable delights.
El Mundo is where culinary creations of four continents can be found and enjoyed under one roof. Their location is fantastic, set along the Nile with a diverse selection of music for entertainment. One downside might be their relatively small portions compared to the prices; however, the quality of ingredients is impressive. Try their Tournedos Trois if you’re into veal medallions.
The welcoming atmosphere of El Sakya Souk restaurant is complemented by stunning views of the River Nile from indoors or on the terrace. It offers an enticing menu with a wide variety of authentic Indian, Italian and Tex-Mex cuisine; as well as a selection of fresh seafood and Mediterranean classics. It is a distinguished spot with its mouth-watering plates, classic favourites, innovative gastronomic dishes; along with a beverage list that offers a selection of drinks, signature cocktails, andsmoothies made from the freshest ingredients.
Elegantly embellished with dark marbled tables and beautiful patterns, Esca exudes a sophisticated air that knows how to set a first impression. As a fine dining restaurant, the price range is reasonable. The staff is helpful and professional, the chef is definitely skilful, and the delicious menu tops it off. We love their hazelnut chicken and grilled octopus.
This 24-hour venue offers a selection of International cuisine and a rich variety of local specialties. Esplanade is where you can enjoy a light snack, an extensive buffet meal with live cooking, or simply a casual cup of coffee and cake. Their baked salmon fillet is a must-try.
This beautiful restaurant presents a compelling array of breakfast buffet at an airy, ambient venue. Customers can dine a la carte for lunch and dinner, and feast on the best of international dishes. Fairway is favoured by an elegant crowd who prefers quietude and luxury over louder nightlife venues.
A great fine dining option for fancy dinner dates, Flambé serves an appealing array of delectable haute cuisine and an extensive menu of top-notch beverages. The atmosphere is nice and cosy, and the risottos are an absolute must.
Fontana is Grand Nile Tower’s all day dining restaurant with a perfect outlook upon the Nile through massive floor-to-ceiling windows. Located off the main lobby, Fontana’s sumptuous buffet tables brim with European and Middle Eastern favourites for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Fuego Grill and Sushi is famous for offering Cairo’s best value-for-money sushi. This dining spot is a great locale where customers can savour the best of international delicacies through a wonderful fusion of an open California-style grill and a sushi bar. Loyal customers highlight the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat sushi nights as their favourite; while others swear by their juicy steaks.
An international restaurant with a classy setting and a diverse menu selection, Gaby’s is easily found among Cairo’s hottest hangouts. Its elegant setting and sleek interiors take casual dining to a whole new level. They present an extensive selection of international meals, alongside a kids menu, which makes this spot great for family outings. Their Scottish salmon fillet is exquisite.
Garden Promenade Café is one of the most popular weekend venues in Cairo for brunch or lunch in the sun. Its laid-back atmosphere makes it a great casual dining spot where you can also have a cold beer, if you’re not the coffee type. Aside from the lush outdoors, the indoor area also offers tasty food and great pizzas.
A wonderful casual dining option for those with an affinity for delicious juicy burgers, Gigi Burger Bar is a friendly joint with a relaxed ambience, making it a good choice for group outings. With their ‘Build Your Own Gigi Burger’, you can customise your order to your liking. Try their goat cheese topping instead of cheddar for a unique taste!
The famous chain of Hard Rock Café – with its décor, food, ambience and souvenirs – is what you need if you’re craving great food and excellent live performances, right here in Cairo. The venue is spacious with a slight touch of the Orient. With trendy interiors and the perfect ambience for young Cairenes, this spot makes the top of our list of eccentric must-try destinations.
Among Cairo’s hottest destinations is 6th of October City’s multi-ethnic restaurant and lounge, Indigo. The cuisine is a mix of Spanish, Vietnamese and Indonesian food. Whatever you crave, you will find it there. The price range isn’t very competitive, but they do serve some great cocktails. Evening entertainment that features local DJs makes this venue a trendy nightlife spot.
IVY Restaurant & Bar is a place where you can have delicious food and listen to some good music in a pleasantly eccentric setting. The overall feel of IVY’s mood is modernistic and luxurious, while the atmosphere is quite friendly with a lovely crowd, professional staff and great tunes that surround the premises.
JW’s Steakhouse serves the finest certified Australian beef, succulent steaks, and fresh lobster –all in a serene setting that allows visitors to relax in an elegant atmosphere. They also serve hand-cut selections of American USDA prime beef, grilled just the way customers like it. Fresh seafood, salads and a line-up of desserts are complemented with an array of fine wines.
Foodies can have meals from around the world at this grill house and smoker, in their casual wooded furniture setting. Live entertainment is occasionally available, making it a lively venue with great food as well as a subtle party mood to keep you company. Though essentially a casual spot, the elegant setting certainly gives it a classy feel. Their prices are reasonable and their service is excellent.
La Taberna is home to the best of tunes that complement their variety of tasty dishes and expertly concocted beverages. Their Avocado Mango Salad is an exotic must-try, while their Spanish Style Beef Skewers are an absolute delight. The location provides customers with an elegant dining experience for lunch and dinner, while offering great entertainment during the later hours.
La Veranda is an outdoor area serving various cuisines including Chinese, Indian, Italian, Lebanese and Egyptian with live entertainment that makes the night energetic. Guests often highlight the generous portions served. From sushi to Oriental mixed grill –everything you crave will be on their extensive menu.
Spicy succulent Mexican foods and a friendly ambience are what distinguish Laredo. The restaurant turns lively at 11 PM when the DJ starts spinning salsa music and guests start dancing to the tunes. A great casual venue for memorable outings with friends, as well as absolutely delicious snacks to top it off.
L’Aubergine is known for its charming and relaxed atmosphere and chill-out music. It boasts an impressively extensive menu including delicious vegetarian options.
An elite fine-dining venue with one-of-a-kind interiors and eye-catching décor, Lucca Steakhouse is your best bet for the tastiest beef. Despite its rather pricey platters, the quality is unbeatable and worth every penny. Their Tomahawk dry aged steak is absolutely mouth-watering. The service is great and the staff is helpful.
A Tex-Mex restaurant where you can enjoy hot mixes of different types of sauces on chicken and meat, Lucille’s is where to head if you’re up for some juicy Mexican food and the best of American cuisine. Also known for its American breakfast with pancakes and syrups, this restaurant is an affordable venue where you can have exotic dishes and juicy burgers.
A social drink and dine spot with sky-high views in Garden City, Mantis is a harbour of great live performances, including international touring musicians and local indie performers ready to get the crowd moving. With a stunning scenery, brilliant music and delicious food and beverages, Mantis is favoured by a wide age range of partygoers and luxury-lovers.
This romantic restaurant combines live music, good service and divine food to create an ambient venue with great service. Marco Polo is a great place for special occasions or an intimate night out. In a cosy setting, customers can enjoy mouth-watering, delectable meals with exceptional service. We love their beef carpaccio.
With a sophisticated setting and nice décor, Marlyn’s serves some tasty European cuisine in a romantic ambience. Regular customers stress on generous portions and good quality food. Their extensive menu has something for every preference, while their service is swift and professional. Try their seafood paella and their signature Marlyn’s Chicken dish. They also serve amazing desserts.
Grand Nile Tower’s private yacht, Marquise, sets a new standard of luxury on the Nile. Along with its sumptuous feel and unbeatable ambience, this boat offers gourmet international cuisine and authentic Oriental entertainment. The dinner cruise features a live folkloric entertainment show including a singer and a full band. Performances, alongside the food and service, are always reported to exceed expectations.
Mezcal is the product of many years of traveling, tasting and discovering. Their journeys give customers an authentic taste of Latin American cuisine, with all its modern and traditional variations. The interiors are a combination of comfort and modernity, giving a lovely first impression upon being escorted to your table. Their guacamole recipes are nothing like you’ve ever tasted before, and we especially recommend their brilliant Avohummus.
Overlooking the golf course with its stunning landscape, Mirage Café is a casual restaurant that blends flavours of the East and West. It offers a unique dining experience with themed dinner buffets, breakfast and lunch in addition to an all-day a la carte menu; and a daily live singer at dinner for entertainment.
Mo Bistro is an elite restaurant set in two floors. Customers can smoke on the top floor, or enjoy the colourful hues of the beautiful setting on the ground floor. The service is excellent, the food is top-notch and the atmosphere is lovely. Price range is impressively affordable compared to its counterparts. Try their flavourful Moroccan fillet.
Mondial Café is an international casual dining restaurant offering an enticing breakfast buffet as well as a la carte options. It also features an international menu for lunch and dinner. This spot is perfect for casual outings and dates.
An all-day dining buffet with a generous selection of international and local favourites, My Kind of Place, as the name suggests, is the kind of venue that appeals to a myriad of preferences; with a friendly atmosphere and great service that make the dining experience richer. Their extensive menu presents a wide range of international delights, with their Indian tandoori platters being our favourite.
Napa Grill’s primary style is defined as having strong links to the sunny cuisine of California. The venue is built on the state’s cultural influences – a complete melting-pot of Spanish, Mediterranean and Mexican culinary delicacies. The all-day restaurant offers guests breakfast, lunch buffet and dinner a la carte options. Try their signature char-grilled sirloin of U.S. Angus beef.
Night & Day has it all: from live show cooking and an exceptional ambience, to delicious sushi, traditional Oriental cuisine, fusion tandoori, hot pastas and noodles, cold cuts and salads, steaming dim sum, sizzling wok and teppanyaki, spicy appetizers and mouth-watering desserts. This elegant spot offers simple yet inventive choices of fusion fare in plain view. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
A unique restaurant that serves the finest grilled, roasted and smoked meat and seafood; Oak Grill uses top-notch ingredients to concoct some exquisite fine dining platters. Dishes are prepared to perfection in the roasting oven or oak-smoker. Oak Grill is also the first of its kind in Egypt, making this a truly memorable dining experience with a history that makes its menu authentic.
A sophisticated fine dining restaurant and bar, Ora Restobar’s interior is clad in dark-hued granite and an air of mysterious elegance with its warm shades and modernistic décor. Their international food is wide ranging, making sure they appeal to a diverse set of preferences. Customers can enjoy their exquisite sushi, pasta, seafood and well-prepared European dishes. Their evenings are often pleasantly lively, with the best of local musicians regularly performing at their venue. Their cocktails are also delightful.
A lovely fine dining restaurant serving the best of Turkish cuisine, Osmanly’s a la carte and buffet selections are an appetizing delight. The cosy atmosphere is reminiscent of a modern Turkish home adorned with sketched artwork spread on their signature bright orange walls; with a well-appointed staff and swift service to complement the lovely dining experience. We love their circassian chicken platter, Cerkez Tavuk.
Petit Pool bar is a seasonal boutique restaurant featuring the finest cuisine cooked by a professional chef ready to offer the tastiest international delicacies. Their service is great, and the general atmosphere is friendly with lively undertones that keep the mood light.
Step into the jungle with this African-themed restaurant where the décor includes waterfalls, lightning and thunder. With an eccentric and exotic spirit, Planet Africa is a good choice for family and group outings; especially if you’re looking for decent food with a unique ambience. The menu has a variety of choices including steaks, chicken and fish.
Set in the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza and ideally located on the fifth floor by the pool; the Pool Grill is where visitors can enjoy light snacks, grilled favourites, fresh salads and fulfilling sandwiches. The serene view makes the venue a remarkable one, while their service is always excellent.
One of the most spectacular restaurants in all of Cairo, the Revolving Restaurant provides dinners with a staggering panoramic view of the Nile River, the Pyramids and the ancient cosmopolitan city. Guests can savour culinary delights from an international gourmet menu, prepared in the restaurant’s show kitchen. This restaurant, located on the 41st floor of the Grand Nile Tower, rotates a full 360 degrees over a period of one hour and fifteen minutes.
A unique boutique hotel hugging the bank of the Nile, Riverside is a popular nightlife spot in Zamalek. It combines the best of daytime dining, serving fresh continental breakfasts daily and bountiful brunches on the weekends; with fine night-time dining accentuated by an extensive menu that caters to every taste. The elegant ambience is spiced up on the weekends as guest DJs bring the latest beats to light up the night.
Roy’s Country Kitchen serves up delicious Cajun, Creole and Tex-Mex dishes; alongside juicy steaks and burgers. The Hot Stone tableside cooking device and One Pound Burger are the spot’s signatures. There is also a hot and cold buffet at breakfast, lunch and dinner time. We love their Mexican salad and their delectable quesadillas.
With the maroon hues of its beautiful décor and its overall calming atmosphere, Sachi is a brilliant spot for some delicious sushi and Mediterranean fusion cuisine, alongside a lovely array of great cocktails and a myriad of beverages. Bartenders can recommend you something that suits your taste, while their concoctions are always as tasty as they look.
With a stimulating mood that will instantly capture you, Sass boasts a modernistic setting adorned with a stunning view of the Nile; while featuring great live performances that will keep your dining experience company. We recommend their Tea Smoked Salmon and Teriyaki Octopus.
A sophisticated dining spot overlooking a stunning view of the Nile, Sequoia is the usual hangout of Cairo’s elites as well as tourists who wish to recharge from the city’s clamour. With an amazing panorama, a laid-back atmosphere and good music, customers can enjoy a wide variety of fusion Mediterranean dishes along with some great shisha.
A lovely place with a refined yet cosy atmosphere, Speakeasy is an elegant restaurant and bar where the hospitable staff is well trained and friendly. The food is tasty and the variety of the menu is simply outstanding; while the cigar lounge has a great vintage feel to it. Prices are on the reasonable side, given the quality of the food and service. Their lobster soup is lovely.
In a cosy and welcoming environment, Ted’s has established a setting for socializing, while enjoying a huge variety of highly selected dishes and beverages with names that give you a taste of their flavour before you try them; they are twice as good when you finally get a taste.
An international American joint that offers a great casual dining experience, TGI Fridays presents an extensive selection of international cuisine that ranges from waffles and bagels, to pizzas and risottos. Their prices are somewhat reasonable given their quality and generous portions. We recommend their zesty lemon mustard chicken.
The Beach is a great alternative to fine dining on the beach, offering a beach-like atmosphere by its pool area. The restaurant serves a great lunch menu consisting of ‘pool-friendly’ options for visitors to enjoy; as well as easy to handle items such as burgers, sandwiches, salads and light grilled dishes.
A restaurant and bar with a unique mojo and a lively air, The Lemon Tree & Co. boasts an elegant setting and relatively competitive prices. Fun-loving Cairenes typically favour this venue for its entertainment and great food. We love their fried banana tempura.
Offering beautifully presented dishes combining great fish and meat platters, as well as unique and tasty desserts; The Med Restaurant is a great spot to be if you like elegant atmosphere as well as serene quietude. The fine dining venue boasts a classy aura, a professional staff, swift service and tasty Mediterranean delicacies served a la carte.
With luxurious, dimly lit interiors, U Bistro & Bar is a brilliant fine dining option boasting a tranquil ambience. Their Rossini Beef Fillet served with foie gras is a must-try for haute cuisine lovers. Customers commonly highlight how the location is particularly brilliant for fancy dinner dates.
Located high up on the edge of Nile Plaza’s ravishing rooftop pool with stunning views of the inland oasis surrounding the area, Upper Deck Lounge is a cosy lounge adorned with paintings and sculptures that create a gallery-like experience. The menu offers a handpicked selection of international tapas and an extensive variety of sushi and sashimi selections, complemented with a mouth-watering array of desserts and cocktails for a delectable dining experience.