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Cafe Riche

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17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
09:30 - 01:30
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went with friends in the evening. Menu looked promising, but most things were not available. So it was chicken or chicken. Most of the customers were there because they could drink alcohol. Their idea of A/C was to have a window open. Decor was like some school refectories I have known. No atmosphere. No welcome. Will not return

Thank Davick
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9 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has cheap food, but the quality isn't great. Probably a good choice for small eaters on a budget or a quick lunch with a beer.

Thank Maarten M
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my daughter here for lunch, she loves the chicken wings but my shish tawook wasn't available and had to settle for something else.

Thank Jetsetgirl24
Morristown, New Jersey
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would suggest only coming here for drinks. The Turkish coffee was very good. Prices were good. Pita bread was rubbery, 'chickpea salad' aka hummus was plain. Place was kinda dirty so I only had a bite of the food, finished our drinks and left.

Thank acreilly3
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a gem in the centre of Cairo. It captures the city's colonial atmosphere. I would gladly visit it again. Nice place to stop for a break, when sight seeing around the city centre.

Thank DaxeS
Ottawa, Canada
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195 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in and ate lunch here. It is a place filled with Cairo History and photos of famous people all over the walls that have eaten here over the years. Very old and full of charm! The food was good and of course like the rest of Egypt it was really affordable! Only negative was that they took forever... More 

Thank Theresa B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A good place to escape the noisy downtown as you step into the medium-sized restaurant. The food went well with the local beer (Sakara and Stella) but the service was rather slow. We weren't in a hurry so it wasn't a bother. It was, overall, a decent outing.

Thank merkelboy
Concord, California
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and decided to visit Cafe Riche in Cairo for brunch. The location and history of the cafe goes back many years. Echo's of musicians, scholars and revolutionaries still rings through it's walls. The atmosphere, service and food are staples of Egyptian hospitality. If you're lucky enough and smile, you might be able to get a tour of the... More 

Thank elbomb99
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe Riche is really a unique place to enjoy the real old Cairo atmosphere ,and smell the history ,not to mention the hospitality and the authentic food . Myself and my husband went on our weekend day and really enjoyed the place ; it's one of that places that u feel comfortable and absolutely decide to visit often , prices... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Old Cafee' with alot of history and memorial placefor those who had the chance to visit Cairo during old days.

Thank Adel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Bar, International, Mediterranean, Pub, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?