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Savoy Hotel | Sharm EL Shiekh, Sharm El Sheikh 169, Egypt
0693602500
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Soho Square introduces a new and unique style of cuisine to Egypt The...
Soho Square introduces a new and unique style of cuisine to Egypt The Caligula nightclub has been re-launched with a new entertainments concept. The hot rock dining and ballroom dancing! A piece of volcanic rock is heated for over several hours before being brought directly to your table. You then have the pleasure of being able to cook a dinner of your own choosing from a large and varied menu. Ancient cultures have been using this method for thousands of years, it is also very healthy as no oil or fat is used during the process, all the nutrients are sealed within. Hot rock dining is a very relaxed and sociable way to eat. There are no lengthy pauses in conversation when the plates of food are served and everybody "tucks in" as you cook the food at your own pace. This ensures that every last piece is hot and fresh. The whole method of dining becomes more leisurely and slower, where everybody tends to pause for conversation far more frequently. Only the freshet cuts of meat and fish are selected, you can choose from such sumptuous delights as Australian loin of lamb, black Angus beef ribs, Cajun salmon steaks, prawn and calamari skewers, plus much more.
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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Experience

Loved the concept of cooking on the stone. Service, food atmosphere excellent. Steak was very tender and you could cook to your own taste. Very novel

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Morden, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Morden, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Loved the concept of cooking on the stone. Service, food atmosphere excellent. Steak was very tender and you could cook to your own taste. Very novel

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Ate here 2 nights and cannot fault it in anyway. The waiters are so nice and genuinely want you to enjoy the experience. There is a good choice on the menu and liked the idea of cooking on the hot rock. It had a lovely atmosphere and enjoyed the music. Thoroughly reccomended.

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essex
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144 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Staying as we did as a group of 3 couples at the Savoy Caligula is a must visit. Very impressive setting as at lot of expense has been spent to create the venue. Excellent service from all the staff as you come to expect here.Dined here twice,both nights as good, started with Bresaola stuffed with ricotta cheese and mushrooms ,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have been to a restaurant similar before but this experience was amazing. The atmosphere and restaurant itself is just on another level and beautifully decorated. The only thing I would say makes this a 4 not a 5 in my opinion was it was so dark in there that all our group found it a little hard to see... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Out of all the different dining venues available both within the hotel and outside in Soho Square, the Caligula Hot Rock was probably the best. Not only was the food great, cooking your chosen steak on your own hot rock, but the fact that we had late 70's and early 80's music in the background made it even better.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Set deep in the main Savoy building this restaurant doubles as a nightclub /disco. The decor is splendidly kitsch decked out with faux roman columns and carved stonework leading up to a domed ceiling. Food centres on a searingly hot lava rock delivered to your table, carefully, and the diner being entrusted to cook his /her own main course meat... More 

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London
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204 reviews 204 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went here our first evening and had a great meal. The staff were friendly and efficient and it worked well, having great lumps of good quality steak to cook yourselves on hot slabs of volcanic rock. I cooked my sirloin to about rare then boosted each chunk I was about to eat to medium rare. We tried the Chateau... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Hot rock is a great experience, the service as with all the savoy and soho restaurants is excellent as always and the novelty of cooking your dinner on a lava rock is a great touch. Go for the tuna steak as a great alternative!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Food was out of this world, loved the way we cooked our own meat at the table, desserts were to die for xxx Staff all excellent and very friendly xx

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Durham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food, service, atmosphere. Could not fault anything and would highly recommend the restaurant. We went one night when there were out of control kids running everywhere including around our table. This should be an adult only restaurant - there's no kids menu and they can't use the hot rocks so not sure why take kids here. Apart from my... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Savoy Hotel | Sharm EL Shiekh, Sharm El Sheikh 169, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Sharm El Sheikh
  • Phone Number: 0693602500

Description

Soho Square introduces a new and unique style of cuisine to Egypt The Caligula nightclub has been re-launched with a new entertainments concept. The hot rock dining and ballroom dancing! A piece of volcanic rock is heated for over several hours before being brought directly to your table. You then have the pleasure of being able to cook a dinner of your own choosing from a large and varied menu. Ancient cultures have been using this method for thousands of years, it is also very healthy as no oil or fat is used during the process, all the nutrients are sealed within. Hot rock dining is a very relaxed and sociable way to eat. There are no lengthy pauses in conversation when the plates of food are served and everybody "tucks in" as you cook the food at your own pace. This ensures that every last piece is hot and fresh. The whole method of dining becomes more leisurely and slower, where everybody tends to pause for conversation far more frequently. Only the freshet cuts of meat and fish are selected, you can choose from such sumptuous delights as Australian loin of lamb, black Angus beef ribs, Cajun salmon steaks, prawn and calamari skewers, plus much more.

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