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Cafe Riche

#249 of 4,095 Restaurants in Cairo
££ - £££, Cafe, Middle Eastern
17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“greek salad” (2 reviews)
“kofta” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International
££ - £££
17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off all Cafe Riche location is perfect . It's in downtown Cairo where everything is around you . I went their couple of times I had breakfast there and it was very delicious and I liked the Turkish coffee there .

Thank Nisma899
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u want to relax and have a snack and cold beer then here is a good place just set back from tahir. Don’t expect 5 star service and don’t come here if your in a rush. Come to enjoy the atmosphere of a cafe...More

Thank Mooncake1969
Reviewed 16 January 2018

When you enter it feels like going back decades to a more gentle time. The cafe is a bit dusty, the furniture is dark wood, people speak in hushed tones and the staff move around without a sound. I only had a tea, so can't...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The place is good looking old cafe with good beverages and service, but the food..na..it's a cafe after all, no wireless too.

Thank Metin K
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Very slow and arrogant service The vegeterian stew is mixed vegetables from a can poured into a broth. Terrible The bread was old and stale This is what awould call a typical tourist trap

Thank LaBe_56
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is an old and I imagine historic restaurant/cafe right on a major main street in the heart of Cairo. The clientele seem to be foreigners whether travellers or residents, as well as cultured/literary Egyptians who gather to discuss books. Many of the Egyptians are...More

Thank George_B670
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Influenced by some of the negative reviews, I went to this café more for the intellectual and historic vibe than for good food and service and value for money. It certainly had a historic resonance, even though it might not be the intellectual and political...More

Thank andrewmilton
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I went to this cafe for my breakfast, the cafe serve Egypt and Europe breakfast. Normal cafe to visit

Thank AndyChoo85
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Good if you in a group of people who all want something different. I had chicken with vegetables and Egyptian bread. It was okay. A friend had a glass of wine, others beer or tea. The place is spacious and quiet compared to other Egyptian...More

1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Great place to have lunch or diner and take in the historic setting. This was a place that was frequented by celebrities, writers and intellectuals such as Nagib Mahfouz. The menu is good and prices are very reasonable. Would definitely recommend it if you are...More

Thank Fadi E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 23929793
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