Sahel is all about living it up and spending it big. What better way to spend your money than on a meal you’ll be dreaming about for years to come? We’ve made a list of the hottest fine dining restaurants of the season. So, treat yourself to dinner at one of Sahel’s most luxurious eateries this summer.
Pier 88 @pier88egypt
This legendary spot on the stretch of the beach in Almaza Bay promises an unforgettable experience under the direction of renowned restaurateur Giovanni Bolandrini. As you indulge in authentic Italian cuisine, you’ll be greeted by the gentle lapping of waves on the coastline of the Mediterranean. Savour the carefully curated menu that is prepared by award winning chefs in this beachside paradise.
Beginning in Monte-Carlo, this modern steakhouse has expanded globally with its latest location landing in Egypt. Each detail of your meal is handled with the utmost care to provide a luxurious eating experience, without subjecting you to the strict and stuffy etiquette of your usual high end restaurants. Created by Riccardo Giraudi, AKA the beef boy, Beefbar offers a unique and lively atmosphere with impeccable service and gastronomy. Opening soon in PLAYA North Coast, their menu includes street foods inspired by internationally popular recipes, the finest cuts of imported beef, and incredible sides and desserts.
The Smokery Beach @thesmokery beach
Cairo residents should be familiar with this iconic chain of lavish restaurants. Their new location in Bianchi will elevate your Sahel experience to new heights. Fresh ingredients go into making the perfect beach snack or elegant meal in the evening. Whether it’s their pasta made with love, sushi and seafood or a refreshing cocktail, you can’t go wrong at The Smokery.
Mamma Mia! Sahel is getting another new authentic Italian restaurant this summer with the arrival of Scalini. The London based eatery is finding a new home in Hacienda White, although an opening date has not yet been announced. Using only the finest ingredients including Italian and locally sourced produce, Scalini upholds a reputation of being one of the best traditional Italian restaurants in London since 1988.
Casa Nōku @casanoku
Ready for a journey through the tastes and sights of the Mediterranean? GK Hospitality and the founders of Kiki’s Beach Bar have joined forces to create an out of this world gastronomical experience in Marassi’s Clubhouse. The lavish design has a contemporary Mediterranean concept, and the gorgeous decor makes the perfect backdrop for their delectable dishes. Enjoy cocktails from their in house mixologist, while the resident DJ and guest artists play into the night.
Set sail for a new treasure. Opening this month in Marassi Marina, Capitaine is a French fine dining restaurant launched by The Smokery. Three Michelin Star French Chef Christian Le Squer is the captain of the culinary journey that diners will embark on. With an open kitchen, you can watch your contemporary French cuisine be prepared right before your eyes, but you may get distracted by the gorgeous views.
Lucida Coast @lucidaegypt
The shores of Hacienda Red are alive from dusk until dawn, thanks to the fabulous new Lucida Coast. Eastern Mediterranean fine dining alongside electric entertainment and an expansive drinks menu will make this a summer to remember. The exquisite meals are a love letter to local cuisine with Egyptian ingredients and inspiration.