Bab Al Qasr: New Winter Location, New Menu & Plenty of Entertainment at Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski
In the short two years since its opening, the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski has become one of the hotspots in the city. One of the key elements is the hotel’s dining options, which offer a little bit of everything to suit all tastes – be it European grill room, Romanov, Italian eatery, Lucca, or Asian delight, Yana.
One of the most popular venues at the New Cairo hotel, however, does things a little closer to home – lavish Oriental haven, Bab Al Qasr, which is changing things up and doing things differently for winter.
It’s not just the location that has changed, but there’s plenty more surprises, including a new menu that puts a spin on the already popular Levant cuisine that has made Bab Al Qasr so popular, by adding Egyptian touches across the menu. The mouth-watering mezzahs, the bespoke Fattah and fresh mixed grill come highly recommended, while there’s plenty of shisha to round off your meal with as well as a Turkish coffee cup reader on selected nights for a little bit of fun.
There’s also more fun to be had with the live entertainment, too, throughout the week, including live oud and tabla players and the one and only Shahinaz on Sundays and Thursdays. There’s star-power in the restaurant’s belly-dancing performance too, with the jewel of Egypt’s belly-dancing scene right now, Amie Sultan, as well as Kawaakeb and Argentine belly-dancer, Magdolin.
Thursday’s seem to be particularly hot at Bab Al Qasr, though, with the venue hosting its special Cabaret Nights, which add a little spin on proceedings, with even more belly-dancing performances from Julia and Shahinaz taking centre-stage.
And so while its ever-so tempting to snuggle up with a blanket and stay at home on these cold nights, Bab Al Qasr is providing a perfect winter’s evening. For more information and reservations, call 01097111151 or check out Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski on Facebook.