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Khan el Khalili

Mena House Oberoi, Giza, Egypt
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Ranked #4 of 1,763 restaurants in Giza
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $15
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
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76% Recommend
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English first
Berlin, Germany
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Anybody who visits Cairo and does not go to this market - has not been in Cairo!! Its the place where tourists get ripped off - and where tourists can get wonderful bargains. Its where you can enjoy the urban Egypt. But it is also unique in terms of the most wonderful Islamic Monuments to be seen. Forget the Pyramids... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This was the one place I visited where there were several other tourists around. Only spent a short time here but couldn’t wait to leave as I was hassled non-stop. If only the stallholders would realise that, if they gave you some space, you would actually like to look at their goods. But with the constant barrage, you can’t wait... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The buffet breakfast was excellent.with the variety of offerings.The restaurant also serves lunch and dinner.The dinner menu is varied,and with the help of Ahmed A. Kawy,I picked the veal dinner ,one night and salmon the next night . Make sure you ask for a table facing the pyramids while dining

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grand forks, b.c. canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Disappointing after souks in Aswan and Luxor. Vendors not so friendly and tried to cheat with change.

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Malmo, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Dining in front of the pyramids in this historic and fairytale-like building was certainly a special experience that I definitely recommend. The service was great. The food didn't really meet the expectations, it was good but could have had more flavour.

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Damietta, Egypt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

My fellow travelers have put up some spectacular images of the Pyramid views from the restaurant. But if you are caught on a windy day, with sand being blown all around - you can forget the view but enjoy the birds taking refuge in the hanging canopy & intricate structure around the restaurant's ceiling. The hotel is no more an... More

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Varese
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140 reviews 140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The menu in this restaurant was quite broad. Our intention had been to eat Middle Eastern food but ended up eating Indian. Ironic as there is an Indian restaurant on the premises, but as we later discovered, it was all from the same kitchen so potentially the same chef. The staff were very attentive, and helpful. Even though we had... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We were given a window seat with a spectactular view. This is a lovely setting, and maybe it is showing its age in a few places, but we actually like that. This is the restaurant of the pyramids after all, not the Tate Gallery, and ageing adds character. The wine selection was good, the food varied and tasty, well cooked... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We had our launch here during our stay in Giza and we love the place!! Really great restaurant with quality food and service!!! Don't miss it when you are in Giza.

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Lisboa, Portugal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We stopped here for a quick snack before going to visit the pyramids. A very nice tomato soup and great sandwiches: very nice bread, good flavours and well presented dishes. Nice ambiance. Reasonably priced.

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