Cairo’s Top 5 Iftar Spots 2024


The holy month’s best Iftar spots in Cairo

For Egyptians, Ramadan isn’t just a religious observance – it’s the beating heart of their nation, infusing every aspect of life with its vibrant spirit. It’s a living, breathing entity that leaves a lasting imprint on the fabric of society long after the month has passed. So, let’s uncover Cairo’s top iftar spots where you can truly immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Ramadan traditions.

5. Layalina – Multiple locations

What? Looking for a modern twist on your Ramadan iftar experience in Cairo? Look no further than Layalina Ramadan Tent! Here, it’s not just about the delicious iftar meals – it’s a whole experience. From mesmerizing Tanoura dancers to the soothing tunes of traditional music, Layalina brings the essence of Ramadan to life. And let’s not forget the mouthwatering traditional Egyptian cuisine, featuring classics like molokhia stew, grilled meats, stuffed veggies, and divine desserts. Step inside the tent and be transported to a nostalgic Ramadan wonderland, complete with charming lanterns, traditional decor, and a warm, inviting atmosphere. With locations in both East and West Cairo, including spots at the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski and ZED Park, Layalina promises an unforgettable Ramadan celebration!

Where? Locations in both East and West Cairo, including spots at the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski and ZED Park!

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4. Gemeza – Salah Al Din Citadel

What? During the sacred month of Ramadan, Gemeza restaurant at the Salah Al-Din Citadel invites you to experience a truly unforgettable iftar. Perched atop this iconic landmark, the restaurant offers more than just stunning Cairo views – it’s a gateway to indulgence and cultural immersion. As the sun sets over the city, guests are treated to a feast for the senses, with traditional music performances adding to the vibrant atmosphere.

Amidst the ancient walls of the Citadel, diners gather to break their fast with a delectable fusion of flavors, each dish a testament to Cairo’s rich culinary heritage. From traditional Egyptian delicacies to modern twists on classic favorites, Gemeza’s iftar menu promises to delight even the most discerning palate. Join us this Ramadan for a dining experience that celebrates the spirit of togetherness and the rich tapestry of Egyptian culture.

Where? Salah Al Din Citadel

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3. Izmir Saray – New Giza

What? Who doesn’t love some juicy grilled meats for Iftar! Step into the flavors of Turkey this Ramadan at Izmir Saray in New Giza, where they’re dishing out a delightful open buffet for iftar. Picture yourself savoring the rich aromas of Turkish cuisine, from succulent kebabs to savory rice dishes and sweet treats.

Where? New Giza

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2. Sawa – Citadel’s Mahka Theatre

What? Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and feast like royalty at SAWA’s enchanting iftar event! Set against the stunning backdrop of the Citadel’s Mahka Theatre, you’ll be treated to a sumptuous culinary journey amidst the historical splendor of Salah El Din’s Citadel. Indulge in a delectable array of traditional Ramadan delicacies, from savory kebabs to sweet treats, all while soaking in the magical ambiance of this iconic landmark.

With each bite, you’ll savor not just the flavors of the season, but the rich history and culture that define Ramadan in Egypt. So dust off your kaftans, gather your loved ones, and prepare for an iftar experience like no other at SAWA!

Where? Citadel’s Mahka Theatre

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1. Mawlay – Multiple locations

What? Experience the epitome of luxury and tradition this Ramadan with Mawlay’s exclusive iftar events at three iconic locations across Egypt.

From the opulent Abdeen Palace to the legendary Royal Gardens of Qubba Palace and the majestic Haramlek Palace in Montaza, Alexandria. Whether you’re dining amidst the verdant gardens or within the ornate halls of these historic palaces, Mawlay’s iftar experience is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Where? Multiple locations across Cairo and Alexandria

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