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Cafe Riche

17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International, Halal
$$ - $$$
17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on our way back to our hotel after visiting the Egyptian Museum. It look like a traditional coffeehouse that also offers good food. The waiters even where traditional uniforms. I will agree with other reviews that the food took a while...More

Thank Christena H
Reviewed 10 May 2018

As a travel agent I wanted to try this restaurant recommended by our hotel manager. What a disappointment. Dirty menus, bad service with waiters that have such a bad attitude. The manager was very unfriendly. We went there for dinner one night and tried to...More

Thank Oudtshoorn1
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Nice food, although the service can be a bit slow, but they are very nice and polite and wear traditional costumes. The restaurant area has character and history!

Thank aranzazusl
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is very run down, no AC and 38C. Menu is decrepit condition. I wouldn’t go there. Seems to have lost it mojo.

Thank HofH999
Reviewed 26 April 2018

It's a beautiful restaurant in a good location. The waiters service is great. However, I expected more from the food.

Thank Bianca M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

It is good and old place, historical caffeshop, they say it was best place for Naguib Mahfouz,a famous Egyptian novelist, food was good

Thank domatatasasa
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here while in the neighborhood for a drink and a snack. Had a beer which took a long time to arrive and was very warm. People at table next door also complained about same thing. It is one of the few options in...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Location was great, and the place was very easy to find. In terms of food, it wasn't bad, but not great either. I'm sure you can find other food options elsewhere. But if you're in for ambiance and a bit of history, then go for...More

Thank treenich
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Bad food, bad service, not worth it. It only make sense for a drink or a coffee. The food is much better anywhere else.

Thank albertxm
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Café Riche for lunch recently and were met by disappointment and annoyance. I ordered off the vegetarian menu and was brought a meat plate, I was then blamed for ordering it wrong when it was clearly the server who misunderstood. This would...More

Thank Sonia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:30 AM
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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