Restaurants

Top Choice Sudanese in Khartoum

Al-Housh

Everyone, from cabbies to well heeled families, flocks to this legendary eatery in Omdurman, where you dine like a prince and pay like pauper. Loosen that belt for succulent agashi (fish or meat seared over charcoal…
Top Choice Lebanese in Khartoum

Assaha Village

With its vaulted dining room, brick walls and elegantly set tables, Assaha is poised to take you on a culinary magic-carpet ride. Nibble on a platter of olives while perusing the huge menu, perhaps settling on delic…
Top Choice Seafood in Khartoum

Fish Wok

Everyone loves an insider's tip, and Fish Wok is that easy-to-miss 'secret spot' that locals like to recommend. Hidden behind a row of dull multistorey buildings, it prepares delectable fish dishes – the bulti (Nile…
Top Choice Sudanese in Khartoum

Amwaj

A Khartoum institution. The waiters are snappy, ingredients are fresh, and prices are reasonable for scrumptious dishes such as grilled chicken, roast lamb and shwarma. Those who enjoy a sweet at the end of the meal…
Top Choice Sudanese in Khartoum

Laziz

Elbows out – this is indisputably the most popular eatery in the centre of Khartoum and it's always busy, whether it be with takeaway orders, hungry employees helping themselves at the salad bar, or friends simply s…
Top Choice Pizza in Kassala

Rawabi Pizza Ice Cream

The sign is in Arabic only, but you can't miss this lively, bright and sleek place south of the souq – look for the flashy pink-and-yellow facade on Turaa St. Locals love it to bits and once you've tasted the pizza,…
Fast Food in Port Sudan

Ice Cream Dream

With an appetizing selection of burgers, wraps and pizzas, this colourful outlet is a good place to fill your belly at any time of the day. As the name suggests, it also serves dangerously good ice creams (from S£10…
Seafood in Port Sudan

Sea Side Restaurant & Coffee Shop

One of many fish restaurants near the fish market, the Sea Side's distinctive asset is its sign in English. It's a popular place serving fish dishes in a pleasant convivial space that combines atmosphere with great …
Arabic in Dongola

Marafi

With its flashy sign (in Arabic only) and dramatic bright-orange facade and walls adorned with tacky posters, this unmissable joint on the main drag has to be Dongola's kookiest spot. It churns out the usual Sudanes…
Middle Eastern in Gedaref

Bet Urduni Siyahi

This attractive restaurant is a good place to break up the Khartoum–Kassala journey with an eclectic menu that features well-prepared salads, fish and meat dishes. It occupies a peaceful compound, complete with a cl…