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“extremely tasty food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Birdcage

Birdcage
Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 (2) 2795 7171
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Ranked #10 of 3,909 Restaurants in Cairo
4.5 of 5 stars 161 Reviews
Price range: $30 - $100
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Everything about the Birdcage is pure Thailand, from the exotic water feature at the door to the authentic etiquette displayed throughout your meal. What will really transport you across the continent; however, are the sizzling sounds and enticing aromas from the open kitchen, where Chef Narong creates Thai specialties such as Garlic Pepper Shrimp, Cashew Chicken and Crispy Rice with Peanut Sauce.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“extremely tasty food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The food in this restaurant was probably one of the best in Egypt, book here and enjoy an amazing evening. The decor is a bit unusual bit really good.

Visited September 2012
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Food was just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We are from Asean but living in the US. We have tried Thai food everywhere from Asia to Europe and America so we know Thai food well enough to have a fair evaluation. The food at Birdcage is just OK. We took advantage of the summer promotion $99 egp/full course which is pretty reasonable compared to its original price (EGP 50-120 per dish). I had fresh spring roll as the entree, Tom Yam soup, Shrimp with red curry as main and fresh fruit as desert. The spring rolls were not fresh, it's fried and tasteless. Tom Yam soup was pretty good but the the main dish was mediocre - a bit too sweet and the shrimps were over cooked. Service, however was good - polite and every attentive but not at your face all the time. What I hate the most about this restaurant is that they allow people smoking in the room. Disgusting smoke and smell all over the place ruined the whole experience.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful Thai”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This restaurant delivers great quality Thai in a nice atmosphere and at good prices. I had a green curry and it tasted wonderful, just as good quality as you would get in thailand itself. The staff were friendly and helpful.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cairo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Went here after a Nile cruise taking advantage of an amazing deal! They were offering 4 courses for only 100LE (about 15$ cdn). 21 of us went after increasing the reservation several times. The food was amazing! It's Thai food and is usually quite pricy but its so good it's probably still with it! Unfortunately they were out of the Papya salad but everything we ate was delicious. The Shrimp appetizer is amazing as is the spicy beef salad. The calamari main course was really nice, although I didn't like the sauce. That was ok though because it was on the side and wasn't really needed as the calamari was good enough on its own. Service was friendly but slow, but then we were a large group. Highly recommend it and I will be back!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cairo, Egypt
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Best Asian in Egypt”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Im a regular at this Cairo dining cornerstone. Its certainly one of my favorite restaurants in the Capital and def the best Asian in Egypt bar none. At the moment they also have a great deal for 100LE where you get an appy, soup, main, and dessert! Full portions too.

Highly recommend you head here as a local or visitor. You wont regret it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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