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3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“grilled meat” (10 reviews)
“kebab” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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11 - 20 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stunning location on the Nile, we were lucky enough to also be treated to some fireworks from a nearby wedding. The bread is astonishingly good, great service, the grilled meat delicious. Live music also. Can't comment on price as I was being entertained here but...More

Thank Graeme Y
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Went there twice during our visit to Cairo. Sitting right by the Nile with a sheeshah and great Egyptian food and live music. Very enjoyable indeed.

Thank Chander L
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The seating along the Nile is gorgeous the starters and the freshly backed bread are exceptional as well as the grilled kabab and kofta it is expensive but it matches the price

Thank Mostafa A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Reputed to be the best lofty and kebab (Egyptian grill) in Cairo but add an amazing view on the Nile. Located on one of the five stars hotels sofitel you combine great delicious food with service. They have freshly baked bread that is exceptional and...More

1  Thank Amr A
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Hello all, if u want expensive kebab & kofa, then go there. Good quality with an amazing view Thanks

1  Thank Salahita
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service, the Egyptian bread is made in front of you, great view of Nile especially if you go before sunset, they offer shisha if you like it

Thank ahmedta7
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant has a beautiful view and great shisha and delicious dessert. Too bad it took the staff 45 minutes to even offer us menus. It seemed to be a common theme at the hotel during our stay - understaffed/or staff that were not interested...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent lentil soup with a twist of lemon. Fresh bread made by a wonderful woman, directly from a rustic oven....best I had during my stay. We also had the entrees ( humus ... ) and grilled meat The whole meal was a bit too much...More

Thank Albkk
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had lamb and chicken grilled which had a lovely presentation over fire and very tasty. Lovely views of the Nile from every table. Service was attentive.

Thank JetSetterSteve
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place has one of the best views of the Nile river in Cairo. Stick to the mixed grill and you should be fine. Service is ok but definitely could be better...

Thank Youssef S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Restaurant situated in Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah hotel. Mostly patronised by locals and VIPs.
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