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Your Ultimate Turkish Cuisine Guide Around Cairo

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Your Ultimate Turkish Cuisine Guide Around Cairo
    written by
    Nelly Ezz

    Turkish cuisine is one of the most delectable cuisines, comprised of a wide variety of sweet pastries, kebabs, and meat dishes. The array of flavourful, spiced dishes that make up the cuisine and how they all come together in feast-like meals is evident that the culinary craft has been prominent in Turkish culture for ages. Even though the food differs from region to region, here are seven spots where you can get a taste of the amazing flavours.

    Bosporus

    Coming from Istanbul, Bosporus boast about being the bridge that connects the world with the ever-tasty Turkish cuisine. With an outstanding variety of hearty dishes to choose from, Bosporus has impressed customers all over Cairo with its baked goods, doners, grills, authentic main courses, and more. Find a branch near you in City Center Almaza, Mall of Egypt, City Stars, and Cairo Festival City.

    Turcia

    Since each region has its methods and flavours, Turcia restaurant focuses explicitly on those from the Balkan Peninsula. Their menu includes various authentic signature dishes, such as Etli Guvec, Tuzda Tavuk, and much more. You can explore their fantastic selection of doners, vegetarian dishes, appetisers, wraps, BBQs, and more in their Arkan Plaza branch in Sheikh Zayed or Trivium Business Complex in New Cairo.

    For more information, call 01288883863.

    Osmanly

    Fine dining takes a Turkish twist in Kempinski Nile Hotel’s high-end Turkish restaurant. Amongst their vast selection of authentic dishes suitable for lunch and dinner are their signature dish Hünkârbeğendi and all sorts of oven-baked classics like Ispanaklı ve Peynirli Pide. Feast on their delicious creations daily from 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

    For reservations, call +202 2798 0000 or email restaurant.cairo@kempinski.com.

    Nişantaşi

    Named after an exclusive area in Şişli, Istanbul, this restaurant has lived up to its name by becoming one of Cairo’s most exciting chic destinations for Turkish cuisine. You can try their famous home-baked bread, flavourful traditional dishes, and their Nişantaşı house specialities at City Stars or Cairo Festival City Mall from 10:00 AM- 12:00 AM daily.

    Order online here.

    Parla

    If you’re looking for a quick Turkish bite, then look no further than Parla. The Rehab City-based restaurant specialises in Turkish kebabs and shawarma. But their menu is far from boring; they also offer wraps, desserts, and oven-baked goodies. Find their shop in the Eastern Market in El-Rehab 2 or call 01030037775 for deliveries.

    Sultan Ayub

    Turkish fast food, isn’t that something? Dine like modern-day royalty at Sultan Ayub from an impressive menu that includes wraps, sandwiches, salads, feteer, kebab, Turkish pizza, Fattah, Rozo, and platters. Try them out in Heliopolis or City Center in Nasr City – they open daily from 10:00 AM. 

    For orders, call 16365.

    Taksim

    Located in Cairo Festival City Mall’s food court, Taksim is another Turkish fast food restaurant that offers excellent on-the-go flavours. Their menu focuses on sandwiches and authentic platters to share. Make sure to give them a try when you’re at the mall – they’re open daily from 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

    For orders, call 01067688885.

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