Don’t have the budget to travel to Egypt just yet? Explore the beautiful country from home! Visit our Café to get to know more about The Egyptian culture & recipes. From creamy Tahini to hearty shawarma, Egyptian food has the best the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines have to offer. 

What better way to start off this list than with Egypt’s national dish?

Ful Medames

Egypt’s second-most popular dish is ful medames, a mix of crushed fava beans cooked in Oil, lemon juice, Cumin. Ful can be prepared in many different ways, You can add garlic or onion if you prefer. People eat it with butter, spicy oil, olive oil, tomato sauce, pepper, pastrami, parsley, sausage, and boiled or fried eggs. It is believed that Ful was cooked all the way back in ancient Egypt. This simple vegetarian/Vegan dish embodies the character of Egyptian peasant fare, and is always served with bread. The dish is particularly popular in the northern cities of Cairo and Giza, so be sure to look out for it when travelling this region.

Ta’meya (Egyptian Falafel)

One of Egypt’s most popular vegetarian dishes is Ta’meya that is usually served with Ful. The Ta’meya or Falafel is round ball or donuts which mainly prepared out of crushed fava beans mixed with herbs and spices and other ingredients, then it gets fried. It is usually served with tahina and salad with Egyptian bread. That’s a perfect dish for vegans too!

It’s often rolled up and eaten as a wrap or kebab, and is a popular street food option in major towns and cities.
A traditional Nubian dish which originates from ancient religious ceremonies, fatta consists of layers of fried rice, meat and bread, topped with tomato sauce, vinegar. Though delicious, the dish is considered too complex and fattening for an everyday meal, so is normally reserved for special occasions and religious festivals. Many restaurants in Egypt serve fatta, however, so you should have no problem finding it at our Cafe.


Whet your appetite with one or more Egyptian mezze. Popular dishes include:

Baba ghanoush, a delightfully smoky Aubergine with Tahini-based dip commonly eaten throughout the region.

Duqqa, a mix of herbs, and spices ground into a kind of dip. Unlike baba ghanoush, duqqa is a specifically Egyptian food.

Salata Baladi (Fresh mixed Veg.Salad)
Salata baladi is an Egyptian salad made of cucumber, tomato, bell pepper, Coriandar and onion. Dressed with a blend of lemon, vinegar, and cumin, chili pepper, this salad is just as delicious as it looks.

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Tuesday: CLOSED 
Wednesday: 12:30pm - 6:00pm
Thursday: 12:30pm - 6:00pm 
Friday: 12:30pm - 6:00pm 
Saturday: 12:30pm - 6:00pm
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