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11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | The Karvin Hotel, Cairo 11341, Egypt
+20 2 26906453
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

A group of friends and I checked out this Restaurant after reading the amazing reviews about it. All of us decided to check it out because Indian food would be our comfort food before our began our 2 weeks trip of Egypt. And it was well worth it!!! The owner himself Mr. Oberoi attended to us and recommended the briyani.... More 

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Thank MSeelan
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

Several of my friends have raved about this place so I decided to take my mom for lunch there. the location is not easy to find since it's in a small side street in Heliopolis...and the hotel that it's in is quite poor. As soon as we walked in, the bright pink walls and the overpowering smell quite turned me... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

We've been here a few times and have always loved the service and the food. Wide range of choices, and the beer is ice cold. Couldn't ask for more in an Indian restaurant!

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Mumbai
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012

Massala is the most genuine Indian restaurant in Cairo. It was our last day in Egypt, and the best thing that happened to us after a long day of sight-seeing at Giza, Sakkara & Egyptian Museum, was DINNER @ MASSALA!!! Great Variety, Superb taste, Decent Price, Nice Ambience… Couldn’t have asked for anything more. From Starters to Desserts, we loved... More 

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TheKarvinHotel, Owner at Massala, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Massala Indian restaurant. your review and opinion are valuable to us. hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again. Kaval Nain Oberoi Managing Director More 

Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

If you are a Heliopolis or a Nasr City resident who likes Indian food.. you HAVE TO try that one for the below reasons!! 1- easy to reach, just off merghany street on the other side of McDonald's Merghany, take the first right and you will find Karven hotel. 2- you can hang out in the open air roof and... More 

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Thank Nousha_87
TheKarvinHotel, General Manager at Massala, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Massala Indian restaurant. your review and opinion are valuable to us. hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again. Kaval Nain Oberoi Managing Director More 

Cairo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

I can highly recommend The Karvin Hotel. especially the restaurant Massala. They recently organised an event for me and did a fantastic job. The setting was perfect, as we had their open roofed area all to ourselves. They provided an excellent Indian buffet and there was more than enough food for everyone. The range of curry/breads etc was superb- the... More 

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Thank Rose353
TheKarvinHotel, Manager at Massala, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Massala Indian restaurant. your review and opinion are valuable to us. hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again. Kaval Nain Oberoi Managing Director More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2012

We were traveling to Egypt from the US and are originally from India. We requested the tour guide to take us to an Indian restaurant. He called ahead and ordered the food. However, he did not check with us beforehand about what we liked to eat. He forgot to add Palak Paneer to the order and that is the only... More 

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Thank RG_USA
Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012

Very reasonably priced and absolutely delicious food, we took the chicken and meat curry as main dishes, chicken was nicer.. and soup (wasnt special) and nan (bread) and grilled cheese as appetizers which were awesome! Atmosphere is neutral nothing special so its more a place to enjoy the food and the company u r with! And there were actually customers... More 

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Egypt
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2012

We've been several times and each time we have the same opinion that it is the best. I'm actually craving for the Samosa right now! Fom the moment you enter and you smell all the spices right to your nose! The Indian Chef sometimes gives us a brief of what's best to eat :) The food is so tasty and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Massala is a gem in Cairo - great rooftop restaurant and authentic Indian food. Finding a good restaurant in Cairo is never easy but this place ticked all the boxes. Worth the trek to Heliopolis!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | The Karvin Hotel, Cairo 11341, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 26906453
Description
Massala is an Authentic North Indian Cuisine. Open for Lunch and Dinner from 2:00 pm till midnight.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?