European in Cairo

Maison Thomas

A little slice of the Continent, with loads of brass and mirrors, and waiters in long white aprons serving crusty baguette sandwiches. But this institution is best known for its pizza, with generous toppings.
French in Cairo

Le Bistro

Tucked away below street level, Le Bistro is a surprisingly fancy outpost Downtown. The food may not quite match its European ideal, but Cairenes love it, and steak frites can make a nice change from kebab. The rest…
French in Cairo

Revolving Restaurant

Start with terrine de foie gras as you peer at the Pyramids from the 41st floor. By the time your filet d’agneau with tomato confit and a sweet garlic doughnut arrives, you’ll be looking east to the Citadel. Sure, i…
Turkish in Cairo


Exceptionally good Turkish food, served with elan, starting with handwashing in jasmine-scented water and moving on to a dazzling selection of cold mezze, and impeccably grilled meat. The four-course set menu is a r…