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) #101 of 4,037 Restaurants in Cairo $$ - $$$ Middle Eastern, , Mediterranean
Sofitel El Gezirah, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“kebabs” (3 reviews)
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
Sofitel El Gezirah, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Restaurant pretty empty but awful awful service. Food was ok - but no better than your local kebab shop. Typical bland hotel food - not a patch on the authentic oriental kebabs I tried earlier in the week at a local restaurAnt for half the...More

Thank faraway1967
Reviewed 17 May 2017

As we arrived we were greeted by a Not so friendly host. Followed by extremely slow service clearly due to under-staffing. Food was good but portions were very small. Restaurant has a nice view of the Nile but beware of nearby stagnant water. We left...More

Thank Louay
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had dinner twice there. The location in front of the river was breathtaking. But the food experience was perfect too. Hummus was rich and creamy and the meats came to the table on a small grill to keep them warm for more time. Although...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

This restaurant has a menu with variety of food, it has the most delicious egyptian cuisine I've tried so far.

Thank Dalia A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

At the Southern tip of Zamalek Island, the setting is wonderful - right by the river with a cooling breeze. Service fast (almost too fast) and friendly - and delicious food, Mezze the best we had in Cairo and the bread (made in the entrance)...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had ordered mixed grill and grilled chicken pieces. The chicken came raw and lots of skin in it. The salad also lacked appropriate dressing the service was good

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 24 April 2017

So we ended up going here twice. the food is great. the shisha is great. the views and really nice.. have the kebab platters and hummus.

Thank soodprashant
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Truely .honestly.from my heart iwas eating as if i never eat in my life.tasty food .me and my family enjoyed so much.nice place .great well coming i think they did .not wash the dishes after we finished because we allready cleand all the plates.

Thank Mona E
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The views and setting are unmatched, but this seems to be all this restaurant has left, the food wasn't good, I got sick after the meal, but wife and kids were fine, the waiter was OK. I don't recommend it.

Thank Fair-sqr
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The food here is wonderful, from the fresh made bread, to the yummy hummus and kebabs, however the service was not great the day that we went there so be prepared to wait for everything.

Thank rayowen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel El Gezirah, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
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