This stylish restaurant in a converted 1930s house, a five-minute walk from Luxor Temple, offers Cairene and Upper Egyptian specialties in a setting that mixes...more
Among Cairo's many Nile-side establishments, Sequoia, a tented restaurant on the northern end of Zamalek island, stands out for the quality of its food and the...more
The café takes up three high-ceilinged rooms on the ground floor of a colonial apartment building two blocks from the Luxor Museum and is a good place to...more
With so many Cairene hotel restaurants cranking out workaday Italian, French, or international fare, the Grand Hyatt scores big by devoting one of its ten...more
Also known as Sheik Ali's Hotel, this small, mud-brick guesthouse facing the Temple of Merenptah was originally built in 1924 for University of Chicago...more
This rooftop restaurant above the main tourist market serves a decent mix of Egyptian and Mediterranean dishes against a panoramic backdrop that takes in the...more
Yes, the whole dinner cruise idea is a bit cheesy, but it's a classic Cairo experiencefor both locals and touristsand it's actually fun. And if...more
They don't serve food, but Fishawi's, the famous 200-year-old coffee shop in an alley of the Khan El-Khalili, is a good place to take a break from shopping and...more
A local favorite with a vaguely kitschy decor of hanging plants, skylights, and little tables made from tree trunks. The menu is an excellent introduction to...more
Inaugurated in 2005 under the auspices of the Aga Khan Foundation, Al-Azhar Park sits atop a reclaimed medieval garbage dump just east of the wall marking the...more
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