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Editor’s Choice Awards 2024: Top Asian & Indian Restaurants in Cairo

Cairo 360 Editors' Choice Awards ECA ECA 2024
Editor’s Choice Awards 2024: Top Asian & Indian Restaurants in Cairo
written by
Salsabil Yasser

Offering us endless dining options, our capital is teeming with various cuisines catering to just about everyone. Currently, Asian and Indian cuisines have taken the capital by storm. So, putting well-made Asian and Indian dishes in the limelight, here are the top, editor-approved Asian and Indian restaurants in Cairo.



Located in the Capital Business Park in Sheikh
Zayed, Nüwa offers Pan-Asian cuisine, so you’re in for a ride all around the Asian continent. From Chinese delights to Japanese and Thai treats, Nüwa has it all!


Reif Kushiyaki

A Japanese fine-dining restaurant, Reif Kushiyaki, in 5A by The Waterway, serves all things Japanese. And yes, they have more than just sushi!


Arigato Sushi & Grill

We understand how hunting for the right sushi place at lunchtime can be more akin to a quest for an edible work of art, so Arigato Sushi & Grill in Zamalek has stepped in, offering you the real, authentic Japanese sushi experience thanks to their Japanese chefs.


Don Eatery

In 5A by The Waterway, Don Eatery emerges as an icon, serving you Asian street food and taking your experience up a notch with its whole design and interior that take inspiration from tradition.



Offering diverse Japanese delicacies, and especially known for its soft and chewy mochi ice cream that took the whole country by storm when it first opened, M’oishi is your go-to for a delicious snack and refreshments during a day out in Cairo Festival City.


Ginger Restaurant & Sushi Bar

A “one-of-a-kind Japanese voyage”, we promise you will try only the best sushi rolls at Ginger Restaurant and Sushi Bar in New Cairo’s RiverWalk. You’ll be craving them every day!



For a multi-Asian dining experience, Tao in Dusit Thani Lakeview is your match! You can’t help but try at least one item from each cuisine they offer! Whether you like Thai, Chinese, Indian, or Japanese, you need to try Tao!


Sushimi by K

Giving you sushi rolls rightfully dubbed as culinary masterpieces, Sushimi by K in New Cairo’s Polaris Mall ensures you get only the finest, top-notch quality and no less than that.



For the best tacos, poké, and sushi burritos, Takosan in The Drive by The Waterway is the place to go!



If you’re a boba fanatic, we can already see PÀO becoming your second home. Offering bobatreats and drinks, PÀO in The Drive by The Waterway is one of the top spots for a quick, yet different, get-together with your friends.



With an experience like no other, Nairu is perfectly situated by the Nile and converges four different cuisines: Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Indian. For a perfect date spot, you won’t find a place to beat Nairu!


India Gate

With an assortment of ingredients and crave-inducing aromas, India Gate brings you quality Indian dishes (obviously). From their radical-with-flavours Tangari Chicken to their signature refreshing coconut ice cream, Zamalek’s India Gate will make you fall head over heels for the delicious Indian cuisine.



An OG among Indian restaurants in Egypt, Maharaja presents you with a harmonious interaction between diverse flavours in their dishes prepared with love that you should not miss out on!



Looking for a feast of traditional Indian food for a non-traditional rendez-vous with your friends and family? Well, look no further; Indira in City Stars Mall has got you covered!


Karvin Massala

In Emaar Mivida Compound, Karvin Massala stands out among the crowd, drawing in food connoisseurs with its bold, out-of-this-world dishes!


Khushboo Indian Restaurant

Boasting one of the most versatile menus you could ever witness, Khushboo is one of these places where you will find yourself returning regularly to try out a new dish!


The Moghul Room

If you want to drop everything and feel like royalty for a few hours, head over to The Moghul Room now! Located in Marriott Mena House, everything about this restaurant is five-star—from the diverse menu to the top-notch, royal service.