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11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | inside compound Mivida, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 120 324 3503
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“masala” (47 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | inside compound Mivida, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience with Massala started years ago when the 🇮🇳 owner invited our friends & us over one of the best diners ever from food quality to service & his entertaining stories. Unfortunately the quality & service has deteriorated a lot since he passed away....More

Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Indian food for lunch at Cairo. Nice rotis, Chicken Currey, salads, Rice,nice sweets too. Ambience is good. Friendly service. Ample food. Tasty food . Basically, service with a smile.

Thank Kumar786
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The owner and his two pretty assistants went out of their way to make us feel at home. The food was authentic, not so spicy north Indian food. The ambiance was cozy and comfortable with a very long row of upholstery. No crowd. Food was...More

Thank selvakumar2015
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Was told of Massala at the Karvin Hotel (Heliopolis) by two friends as the best Indian food in Cairo. Apparently kitchen is helmed by the previous head chef of the Indian restaurant of the Mena House (previously under Oberoi management). Having been to India over...More

Thank HassanElNahas
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We've tried lots of Indian food restaurants in Cairo, all with very poor value for money and quality. Karvin Masala has authentic dishes with very good prices and adequate amounts. The place could use a bit of refurbishing as it's quiet old and lacks ambience....More

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorites, best Indian food & vintage feel restaurant. Getting ur food on the roof garden us a great experience too, especially if the weather is nice...

1  Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The last time I had visited Massala was around 10 years ago. Back then the food was alright, even though the place was not very fancy, and I don't recall I had any concerns about the cleanliness of the place or the reasonability of the...More

Thank Salah A
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I understand the restaurant has good ratings and that's why I even tried it. Unfortunately it was a disappointment. > The Karvin Hotel and especially the Massala restaurant needs renovation. It is stuffy and the basement type location does not help at all. Its closed,...More

Thank pmd_cairo
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I am indian and I can honestly say this was a massive disappointment. The food is bland, not served hot... BUT Warm. I came here as this restaurant had good reviews, however I feel that this is because most of the reviewers possibly haven't tried...More

Thank Natasha J
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great service, delicious food, friendly atmosphere. The decorations are welcoming and the staff is accommodating. It's my favorite - and my friends' favorite - Indian food place in Cairo. Highly recommended.

Thank AmyQuotb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | inside compound Mivida, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 120 324 3503
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Massala is an Authentic North Indian Cuisine. Open for Lunch and Dinner from 2:00 pm till midnight.
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