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Sofitel El Gezirah, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“kebab” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
Sofitel El Gezirah, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to eat due to its convenience, food options and kind staff. Would recommend those looking for a casual and relaxed meal. The menu is pricey, but the total experience was great.

Thank Farabi C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eating splendid middle eastern food by the nile is something unique The service was really kind and helpful Everything was as it should be !!!

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The location is wonderful, right by the nile. Even better that we were there for the sunset, it was a beautiful time to experience. I don't understand the other reviews about slow service, our experience with the service was very good - friendly, attentive, and...More

Thank globalfoodist
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It's literally dinner by the Nile. They have a very good location. Very oriental/ Egyptian theme. Food is average to good.

Thank Cams R
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 16 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 6 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 27 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
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Restaurant Details

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