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7 days of Fun - Egyptian food and restaurants in Egypt

Egyptians have always been fond of food as shown on the walls of temples and what was found in their tombs where food was put with the the dead. People from different parts of the world have lived in Egypt over the history which added diversity to the Egyptian cuisine. If you are a food lover and you are fan of Egypt food you will enjoy the diversity of cuisines with all sorts of options to choose from when you you dine out. You can choose from Egyptian, Turkish, French, Italian or Indian cuisines to eat. There are also Chinese food to enjoy. One of the things you will not miss in Egypt is good food.

Egypt Restaurants

There are also fast food restaurants serving burgers and other meals like KFC, McDonalds and Hardees. But if you want to discover the taste of traditional Egyptian food you may dine in Balbaa, Abu Shakra or Gad. There are many restaurants of different categories in Egypt serving food at various levels of prices starting as low as a few Egyptian pounds to several hundred for a meal.

A list Some Egyptian restaurants:

  • Abu Shakra: kebab, kofta and other Egyptian food
  • Abu Shaara: kebab and kofta
  • Abu Rawia: Kebab and kofta
  • Balbaa: Kebab, kofta, seafood
  • Abu Rabea: variety of Egyptian food including foul
  • Gad: variety of Egyptian food including foul
  • Hosney: Kebab, Kofta, seafood
  • Kaddoura: Seafood
  • Samakmak: Seafood
  • Sea Gull: Seafood

In addition to the above list there are other Western cuisine restaurants and fast food chains like KFC, Fuddruckers and Fridays which is very popular among young people and kids.

You will have a good chance to explore the different tastes of food in Egypt if your hotel stay is bed and breakfast as you will have the freedom to dine at any restaurant as you wish.

Traditional Egyptian food

An Egyptian meal might consist of one or several items of vegetable, grains, meat, chicken and sea food. Some of the popular meals in Egypt are:

  • Foul Medammes:
    An all time favourite consists of boiled beans made in several ways with diversity of ingredients like lemon & oil, butter, can be mixed with eggs, tomatoes or other stuff.
  • Koshary
    This is one of the most popular Egyptian dishes made with lentil, rice, macaroni.
  • Melokhia
    A green leave plant added to meat or chicken soup and served with rice or bread.
  • Stuffed grapes leaves
    Called "Mahshy warak enab" in which the leaves are stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onion, parsley, oil, lemon juice and spices.
  • Stuffed Marrows
    Ingredients include rice, tomatoes, onion and sometimes spiced minced meat is used as stuffing ingredient.
  • Stuffed cabbage
    Cabbage leaves are stuffed with same ingredients that are used in grape leaves stuffing.

Egyptian desserts:

Some of the popular traditional Egyptian desserts or sweets include:

  • Umm Aly
  • Sweet Rice with milk
  • Basbousa
  • Hareesa
  • Baseema

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