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 .
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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
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
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
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
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
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