Spices, loaded with taste, huge portions, vivid as well as just all-around great food. We're certainly speaking about the tasty cuisine of India. Below you'll discover our pick of Cairo's ideal Indian dining establishments offering everything from classic curries and Moghul food to modern-day analyses of pan-Indian food. Do you agree with the selections? Allow us to recognize it in the comments box listed below.
Found at the Vacation Inn Citystars, Indira is a great Indian restaurant with plenty of plus factors. The insides are colourful as well as classy without moring than the top fancy. On our check out, we were revealed to our table by a lady dressed in a Saree. The team is merely outstanding-- friendly, patient, and will gladly clarify every item on the menu. The food is excellent as well. Every little thing we purchased from the Tandoor (clay oven) was terrific. The bread basket flaunts India's diverse range of bread, and the kebabs and tikkas were scrumptious. The curries, biryanis, and lamb specialities were fantastic thanks to head cook Vikram Ghorpade, arguably Egypt's best Indian cook. Simply put, Indira sets the standard.
Location: Nasr City (Citystars)
Nawab is a great Indian dining establishment concealed in Zamalek with a solid client base. The initial owners certainly have plenty of form for this kind of thing-- they likewise run Begum in Maadi (see below). Yet, they made their name in Cairo with Nawab some seven years back. Nawab's insides, as well as team, are nothing to write home about; they're just fine. But the food is good. Truly, truly remarkable. In our viewpoint, the chicken butter masala is their leading dish. Just mix it up with some fit to be tied rice, and you've obtained a victor. Another dazzling meal is the vindaloo-- hot and also spicy however oh so fabulous. Don't miss out on the Kashmiri pulao; it's a rice meal seasoned with aromatic spices, cashew, almond, and raisins. Overall, Nawab is one of Cairo's most established Indian restaurants as well as one we'd entirely recommend. But if you're after the actual taste of India, then head to Begum, Nawab's sibling dining establishment in Maadi, to enjoy a world of authenticity unto itself.
Begum lies in Maadi and can be challenging to find with the complex phoned number roads, so we suggest using Google Maps. This is the sister dining establishment of Nawab in Zamalek, as well as it's a little a mixed bag. On the one hand, the insides are tedious as well as shabby. The place is poorly ventilated, and the scent stays with your clothes. The solution and also waiting personnel don't come close to others on this list, bar Nawab. However, on the other hand, the food is incredible, delicious, rich, tasty-- you understand. The costs are unbelievably cheap wherefore you obtain. And also what is it that you get? The most authentic Indian food in Egypt. Begum flies the flag for authenticity high and happy. Every single thing we purchased came nigh on excellent in every regard. When it involves Indian food, Begum remains in a league of its own. It's as if the restaurant was removed from Delhi as well as decreased in Cairo. And then there is the Indian street food festival Begum hosts. An extraordinary experience loaded with food as well as music. We can not wait for the next one!
6. The Moghul Room
A 5 celebrity Indian dining establishment in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza? Oh yes, please! The Moghul Space is embedded in the famous Mena Home Hotel, popular for the fitting head of states, kings, and emperors throughout history. Also understood for its enviable place and view of the Pyramids. The dining establishment is concealed behind the scenes of the beautiful old palace wing of the hotel and has a readying to match. The Moghul Area's design is perfectly appropriate, with lots of good Indian touches occasionally. The curries are superb, with the lamb dropping right off the bone. Whatever from the naan to the rice to the papadum are amazing.
All in all, The Moghul Space is a splendid Indian dining establishment by the pyramids. Indians that regular The Moghul Area typically explain it as the most effective Indian dining establishment outside India. Since's something.
Location: Giza (Mena House Resort)
See that photo above? Take a look at how dynamic those curries are. See the ideal bake on the bread, and also check out the colour on those kebabs. The mint chutney's shade of eco-friendly recommends the perfect mint to yoghurt ratio. It's a sight for aching eyes brought to you by Maharaja at Ramses Hilton. Presentation is excellent and all; however, this is Indian food, as well as the flavour, comes first. Exactly how does Maharaja price hereof? Unbelievably excellent. It is just one of the minority dining establishments in Cairo that justifies the cuisine available. Neglect the reality that it goes to the Hilton and strip away all the glitz and prestige of a five-star resort. That's not what Indian food is about. It has to do with the top quality of the rice, the use of spices, the freshness of the components, the inflammation of the meat, and above all, it has to do with deep love and regard for food. Maharaja at Ramses Hilton recognizes this. It clear with every bite. It's tasty; it's lively, it's yummy, and also, it's most definitely fit for a Maharaja.
Location: Corniche El Nil (Ramses Hilton)
Maharani at Le Pacha indeed boasts one of the best interiors of all the Indian dining establishments in Cairo. The Indian patterns are everywhere, with Hindu sculptures incorporating the back-lit wall art to develop an extraordinary Indian setting. The food is excellent also. The kebabs, pakoras (fritters), as well as biryanis are the celebrities of this show. And for a treat, the kulfi (Indian-style gelato) is the ideal way to finish a wonderful subcontinental dinner. The solution is brilliant as you'd expect from any one of Le Pacha's dining establishments, with the supervisor himself strolling us with the food selection and making recommendations. Le Pacha is, of course, a large anchored watercraft along with Zamalek's river financial institution, which means dining at Maharani includes the bonus offer of a fantastic Nile view. Simply put, Maharani is a perfectly created Indian dining establishment serving beautiful food with a Nile view. We can envision a genuine Maharani (Maharaja's partner) dining here.
Location: Zamalek (Le Pacha 1901)
The Karvin Resort in Heliopolis is house to Massala, among Cairo's best Indian dining establishments. Thanks to the excellent food and the fact that Massala offers alcohol, it earns them a spot on our listing. Unfortunately, the insides, as well as the ambience, aren't highly appealing. The decoration is relatively average and also nearly gets the job done of producing an Indian setting. The solution is typically on the silver lining with a team of pleasant and also polite waiters. Back to the food, it's spicy and also full of flavour. As well as if you do not want it spicy, the cook will happily oblige. The butter poultry and naan bread are delicious. The dining establishment is a little bit small; however, the credibility of the food and the experience fades out all the negatives. Among our favourite things about Massala is that you can wash down a hot curry with a cold beer.
Location: Heliopolis (The Karvin Resort)
Raj lies at the Fairmont Heliopolis and continuously verifies to be one of the very best in the business. The service is exceptionally reliable, and you can see the chef work his magic in the open kitchen area. The waiting staff gets along and experienced as well. The Indian cook will frequently come out to greet the visitors and ensure whatever depends on standard whilst taking responses. The food is very delightful as nothing was also hot. The recipes are one of the most well balanced out of all the Indian restaurants in Cairo. The Zafrani Poultry, garlic naan bread, and a selection of rice recipes are very delicious. And luckily, nothing is too oily. In general, Raj is a brilliant restaurant with the ability to please Indians and also Egyptians alike.
Location: Heliopolis (Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel)
By definition, Manipuri is a kind of Indian dance. However, Cairo will familiarize it as one of the very best locations to take pleasure in Indian food. And who recognizes, you may end up dancing after your dish since, yes, it's that great! Manipuri replaces the iconic Buddha-Bar at the Sofitel, so you still obtain those enormous ceiling to flooring windows using a stellar sight of the Nile. The decor is lovely, with red as well as orange tones going through. The lights develop a luxurious environment. The food is packed with Indian tastes, as well as the personnel will certainly make a note of exactly how spicy you like it. From beginning to end, the food is splendid. Egyptians love butter poultry, as well as Manipuri, makes one heck of a butter poultry meal. Rice or naan, both are cooked quite possibly and also will go nicely with all the curries. The hen tikka from the Tandoor runs out of this world. Manipuri is one of Cairo's most recent Indian dining establishments, yet it's hit the ground running. Exceptional food, subtle decoration, and also a top-notch solution.
Location: Zamalek (Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah)