Culinary Tourism Destinations in Egypt

Culinary Tourism Destinations in Egypt

Egypt is very famous for its tourist attractions related to ancient civilizations that are full of historical value. When you hear the word Egypt, it definitely reminds you of the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Pharaoh’s sarcophagus. But who would have thought that Egypt does not only have tourist destinations related to ancient buildings, but there are also culinary tourist destinations that must be tried when visiting this Middle Eastern country.

Koshari El Sabah

Quoting from kebabhouseli Koshari El Sabah is a well-known restaurant branch in Cairo. Located on Jalan Kasr El Ainy, Koshari El Sabah is suitable for those of you who want to try koshari rice or kushari until you can’t eat anymore, because the portions are very large. Koshari rice is one of the most famous specialties in Egypt. It is a mixture of rice, lentils, chickpeas, macaroni, tomato sauce, a sprinkling of fried onions, a squeeze of garlic, and sometimes hot sauce can also be added. This food, which is the national dish of Egypt, contains 4 sources of carbohydrates, so it is suitable for eating at lunch time.

Sofra Restaurant & Cafe Luxor

Sofra Restaurant & Cafe Luxor is located at Mohamed Farid Street Al Manshiya, Luxor. This is a fairly complete family restaurant. This restaurant serves Arabic and Middle Eastern specialties, Egyptian food and special vegetarian dishes. The word “sofra” in Arabic means dining table, which refers to the restaurant’s identity which is intended for all walks of life. This restaurant serves authentic dishes such as Homos Bil Tahina which is ground chickpeas mixed with sesame oil, lemon and tahina sauce.

Koshary Abou Tarek

One Egyptian specialty not to be missed is the koshari served at Koshary Abou Tarek restaurant. Koshari at this restaurant also attracts attention because it is served in various variations and sizes so you can make a choice that suits your taste. Touted as the best koshari in Cairo, the koshari here consist of Small Box, Abou Tarek Box, Special Box, El Akel Box, Golden Man Box, Abou Tarek Medium Hala, Abou Tarek Large Hala, and Kids Meal.

El Hussein

El Hussein offers Egyptian, European and Oriental food with a characteristic buffet and a la carte menu. This restaurant has been open for more than 20 years serving the best seafood food in the city of Luxor. The restaurant also serves less common grilled dishes such as turkey, duck and rabbit as well as a set menu that includes a choice of all types of meat, all types of poultry or all types of seafood. The serving of food at this restaurant is always accompanied by soups, salads and vegetable dishes that make the whole table feel full.

Fasahet Somaya

Fasahet Somaya is a quite unique culinary destination. Fasahet in Egyptian culture refers to a place that glorifies the wishes of customers, which the owner of this restaurant translates as a place that serves special food so that consumers feel like family. Owner Fasahet Somaya considers himself a personal chef full of surprises. Every day at this restaurant there is always a new and different menu depending on the ingredients available at the market when shopping in the morning.

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