Studio Misr: Egyptian Cuisine With a View of Historic Cairo
Located on a
high hill in El Azhar Park, Studio Misr offers panoramic views of Cairo, where
you can enjoy a traditional Egyptian meal on an expansive terrace with the
breathtaking background of the Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Citadel.
Studio Misr branches,
the restaurant’s decor does not mimic that of an Egyptian film studio. Instead, the
restaurant consists of a large terrace with various levels that overlook a
garden with a series of fountain pools pointing towards the Citadel. The
furniture and decor are simple, so as not to detract from the amazing views.
offers the usual array of mezzas (average price 15LE) including hummus, vine
leaves, sambousak and grilled halloumi cheese. Alongside the mezzas comes the
freshly-baked bread that Studio Misr is famous for.
meal options (ranging from 50LE to 120LE) consist of various combinations of
grilled chicken, shish tawouk, kofta and kabab served with baladi salad and
rice. There is also the option of fatta and mansaf at an average price of 40LE.
Because all meals are served in generous portions, we recommend ordering a
variety of mezzas and splitting a main dish for two people.
forget to save space for Studio Misr’s dessert. In particular, we recommend the araak el balah. This unique and delicious dessert consists of dates baked with
caramel in a flaky pie crust and topped with vanilla ice cream and nuts.
After such a
filling meal, enjoy a walk around the park’s premises and stop by the viewing
point from where, on a clear day, you can see all three Giza Pyramids on the
in El Azhar Park is the perfect venue for an afternoon date, family outing or
friends gathering, offering a comfortable and picturesque outdoor dining
experience in Cairo.