Restaurants

Top Choice Greek in Alexandria

Greek Club

The Greek Club's wide terrace is just the ticket for catching the evening breeze and watching the lights along Alexandria's legendary bay. The moussaka and the souvlaki are both easy menu winners, and the seafood se…
Top Choice Seafood in Alexandria

Kadoura

Pronounced ‘Adora’, this is one of Alexandria’s most authentic fish restaurants, with food served at simple tables in a narrow street. Pick your fish (priced per kilo) from a huge ice-packed selection, usually inclu…
Top Choice Egyptian in Alexandria

Abou El Sid

This swish Egyptian restaurant has kept much of the old setting of Pastroudis Cafe, the famous literary haunt, adding the wonderful art of Chant Avenissian and an excellent menu of Egyptian classics. It includes mez…
Top Choice Seafood in Aboukir

Zephyrion

This excellent fish taverna (the name is Greek for ‘sea breeze’) was founded in 1929 and serves first-class fish and seafood on a sweeping blue-and-white terrace overlooking the bay. There is no wine list, but you c…
Top Choice Egyptian in Alexandria

Teatro Eskandariya

Popular with local artists and creatives, the Teatro has it all: a cafe, restaurant, cultural centre, theatre, music venue and art gallery. Set in an alley back from the main street there is a large outdoor terrace …
Top Choice Egyptian in Alexandria

Mohammed Ahmed

The perfect lunch stop to scoff fuul (fava bean paste) and falafel. Mohammed Ahmed is the undisputed king of spectacularly good and cheap Egyptian standards. Select your fuul (we recommend iskandarani, mashed up wit…
Seafood in Alexandria

Fish Market

An Alexandria institution for the hoity-toity set, Fish Market's dining room is in a prime position slap on the Med and is one of the city's most popular spots for a seafood splurge. Choose from a dazzling array of …
Egyptian in Alexandria

Gad

Egypt’s answer to (although a vast improvement on) McDonald’s, this chain of absurdly popular takeaway joints has people flocking to it day and night. It serves a huge range of filled sandwiches, kebabs, ta’amiyya (…
Cafe in Alexandria

Trianon

Stop here to admire the 1930s grandeur of its sensational ornate ceiling and faded but still glorious wall panels. Grab a slice of something from the patisserie selection, order a juice or a coffee, and soak up the …
Chinese in Alexandria

China House

Need a change from shawarma and kebabs? Atop the Cecil Hotel, this restaurant serves decent Asian flavours complete with lovely service, dangling lanterns and stunning harbour views. The ambience is breezy, and the …