Restaurants

Top Choice International in Siwa Oasis

Abdu’s Restaurant

Before wi-fi and smartphones, there were places like this – a village hub where people gathered nightly to catch up and swap stories. The longest-running restaurant in town remains the best eating option thanks to i…
Egyptian in Siwa Oasis

Tanta Waa

Tanta Waa is a great place to hang out after swimming in Cleopatra's Spring. It serves delicious smoothies and fresh juices, pancakes and good paninis. The wonderful slow-cooked dinner by candlelight, features anyth…
Egyptian in Siwa Oasis

Al Babinshal Restaurant

On the roof of the hotel of the same name, this might just be the most romantic dining spot in the oases. Moodily lit in the evenings, it’s practically attached to the fortress of Shali and has sweeping views over a…
Grill in Siwa Oasis

Abo Ayman Restaurant

Roasted on a hand-turned spit over coals in an old oil drum, the chickens at Abo Ayman are the juiciest in Siwa. They’re well seasoned, and served with salad, tahini and bread. You can sit inside at low tables, but …
International in Siwa Oasis

Nour Al Waha

This popular hang-out, in a palm grove opposite Shali Lodge, has shady tables and plenty of tea and games on hand for those who just want to while away the day in the shade. The food is a mixture of Egyptian and Wes…
Egyptian in Siwa Oasis

Kenooz Siwa

On the roof terrace of Shali Lodge, this cafe-restaurant is a great place to hang out while enjoying a mint tea or a cold drink. Mains include some unique Siwan specialities, such as baked lentils and eggplant with …