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Try Out These Lebanese Owned Franchises Open in Cairo

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Try Out These Lebanese Owned Franchises Open in Cairo
written by
Haajar Abu Ismail
Via The Lebanese Bakery

Anyone familiar with Lebanon’s culinary scene will have noticed some familiar names cropping up around Cairo. However, for those who aren’t up to date, here are a few great Lebanese franchises for food or coffee that are definitely worth a visit!



Via Sip.Egypt

Whether you go for their calming teas or great cappuccinos, Sip is an aesthetic spot with locations across Cairo, including Zamalek, New Cairo, and Old Cairo. Their warm-toned decor makes for a great place to relax for a light bite and drink.


Address: 18 Kamal Khaleel, Omar Al Khayam, Zamalek/ Cinema Radio, Downtown Cairo, Cairo

Opening Hours: Daily: 8 AM – 11 AM



Via Barbaregypt

The long-awaited Lebanese street food restaurant has finally opened in Egypt! Barbar’s manoucheh, kebbeh, shawarma, kofta, and other Lebanese classics have been impressing customers since 1979! Egyptians can now try this Lebanese-local favourite at New Cairo’s The Drive by The Waterway.


Address: The Drive by The Waterway, New Cairo, Cairo

Opening Hours: Daily: 8 AM – 12 AM


Zaatar w Zeit

Via ZaatarwZeiteg

Zaatar w Zeit is another long-awaited Lebanese franchise – and Egyptians can’t get enough! Located in Canada, Egypt, the KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE and, of course, Lebanon, this restaurant has a great selection of Lebanese cuisine and the reputation to back it up. Rather than being a spot for gourmet cuisine, this franchise is great for a quick but quality meal.


Address: White by the Waterway, New Cairo, Cairo / Cairo Festival City Mall, New Cairo, Cairo

Opening Hours: Daily: 9 AM – 12 AM.



Via NI

Did you know that this reputable New Cairo spot was making waves in Beirut before it made its way to Egypt? Also in Sheikh Zayed, this international spot features sushi, steak, pasta and more!


Address: 5A by the Waterway, New Cairo, Cairo / Park St. Mall, Sheikh Zayed,

Opening Hours: Daily: 10 AM – 12 AM


The Lebanese Bakery

Via The Lebanese Bakery

For those unaware, the Lebanese Bakery is, in fact…a Lebanese Bakery. You can find various traditional pastries like meat pies and manoucheh, desserts like konafa and halawa, as well as Lebanese salads and breakfast spreads! With various branches, the Lebanese Bakery is a great way to experience an authentic taste of Lebanon.


Address: 18 Street Sarayat El Maadi, Maadi, Cairo/ Galleria40, 26th of July Corridor, Al Sheikh Zayed, Giza

Opening Hours: Daily: 7 AM – 11 AM