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Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 37494244
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Cairo, Egypt
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438 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2011

The original in Alexandria is renowned. Not as well known in Cairo and the food is not as varied, but still worth going.

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Cairo, Egypt
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

For seafood lovers who like clean and decent place regardless the prices you will love it. nice view and great service, easy parking. The best thing about the restaurant that the atmosphere is different from any other seafood restaurant in Egypt. many celebrities go there. Very recommended but prepare your wallet.

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

Fish was very very tasty and service was very good. We had the grey mullet which was delicious 5/5. Unfortunately we also ordered the seafood soup and the "jumboree" (prawn) soup which were watery 1/5.

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Paris, France
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

Great restaurant located on the Nile. Great fish available in a nice 'local' / 'untouristy' atmosphere. You can also rent a small boat and have your meal on the Nile. When ordering, you pick the fish and it is sold by the weight. Service is very friendly and the bill is pretty cheap at the end! Awesome place.

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CAIRO,ALEXANDRIA
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2011

it is so easy to find a great sea food resturant at alexandria but in cairo it was a surprise to discover these resturant which located near by cairo sheraton and serving very great sea food espicilay the shrimps,the chief is very cleaver who cook it with delicious way made us go back to it at the same week. the... More 

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newcastle
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2011

From the location to the service, to the variety and preparation of the seafood on offer, it is very difficult to fault this restaurant, which deserves its reputation as one of Cairo's premier seafood places. We opted for the mullet (grilled) and shrimp (fried), together with a range of salads all of which were served right next to the Nile,... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2011

This is a top restaurant for fish. I was particularly impressed by the swordfish. Prices were cheaper than Italy. The swordfish was going for 120 EGP per kilo and you had also prawns that were ranging from 160 to 200 EGP depending on size. On top of this you had also sea bass and some other types of fish. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2010

The best seafood restaurant in Cairo, and we tried quite a few! We were able to choose our own fish/crabs/mussels and have them cooked the way we wanted. The fish we selected was grilled perfectly, and literally melted in my mouth. The soups and appetizers were pretty delicious too. The staff were friendly and helpful, and we had a good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2010

An absolute joy! Very refreshing to find this pearl In Cairo's oyster of varying restaurants. The food, service and friendliness Of this place easily competes with the best not only in Cairo but the world. Not to be missed whether on holiday or business for all seafood lovers. Very Fresh fish and Shell fish sold by weight. One of our... More 

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france
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2010

this restaurant was really very good and the food was really very tasty

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Egyptian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 37494244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?