Greek restaurants in Egypt
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About the only thing that's still Greek about this private club is the bazouki music playing on its outdoor terrace, where cats clamber on a shady pergola. But it's a nice place to have a beer and a light meal; the menu is standard Egyptian, with a few Greek items, such as tzatziki, thrown in. If you can convince the door staff of your Hellenic heritage, you can skip the E£5 cover charge.
Take a trip to the country at this restaurant 1.5km north of Pyramids Rd on the west side of Maryutia Canal. At the entrance women pat out bread dough and tend the spit-roasted chicken the place is justly famous for. There’s little else on the menu aside from this and salads, but everything is slow-roasted, which gives you ample time to enjoy a few Stellas. Weather permitting, seating is in a large garden with playground equipment and a swimming pool that is great for the kiddies. But with greenery come mosquitoes, so lay on the repellent beforehand. A taxi from central Cairo should cost about E£25, or E£10 from the Pyramids/Mena House area. Make sure your driver doesn’t…