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Your Ultimate Guide to Dining in Sahel 2024: A Culinary Journey through Sahel

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Your Ultimate Guide to Dining in Sahel 2024: A Culinary Journey through Sahel
written by
Malak Gharib

Sahel has evolved into a hotspot for food enthusiasts. The diverse culinary experience the North Coast offers, between fine dining experiences and authentic street food, all by the Mediterranean coastline, makes it a stand-out hub for culinary arts. Here’s a comprehensive guide to some of the best restaurants you can explore in this vibrant area:


1- Sachi – Marassi

In the heart of Marassi, Sachi stands as a beacon of elegance and refinement. Indulge in a symphony of flavours, where each dish is a masterful composition. The luxurious coastal ambience celebrates summer and flavours, making every meal a celebration of taste and sophistication.


2- Pizza Station – Seashell

Nestled in Seashell, Pizza Station is a culinary sanctuary for pizza aficionados. The air is filled with the tantalising aroma of freshly baked pizza, each slice a testament to the art of versatility. From classic Margheritas to adventurous gourmet creations, Pizza Station promises a delightful journey for the senses.


3- Desoky and Soda – Marassi

Desoky and Soda in Marassi reimagines Egyptian cuisine with a modern flair. This vibrant eatery marries tradition with innovation, offering dishes that dance on the palate with familiar yet refreshingly new flavours.


4- Pickl – North Coast

Pickl brings a taste of urban excitement from the bustling streets of Dubai to the serene shores of Egypt’s North Coast, with three branches to open soon. Known for its succulent and flavorful burgers, Pickl is the new haven for those seeking the perfect bite.


5- Sayed Hanafy – Cozy Mall

In the warm embrace of Cozy Mall, Sayed Hanafy serves up the heart and soul of Egypt with its authentic koshary. This humble yet beloved eatery is a tribute to tradition.


6- Luuma – Stella Walk Mall

At Luuma, the essence of the Middle East comes alive. Savour a medley of vibrant dishes that tell tales of distant lands. Each meal is a journey through the rich tapestry of Middle Eastern cuisine, full of spices, colours, and textures.


7- Crave – Almaza Bay

Crave, located in Almaza Bay, is a culinary crossroads where international flavours converge. Its diverse menu caters to every palate, making it a perfect destination for those seeking variety and quality.


8- The Smokery – Marassi Marina

The Smokery at Marassi Marina is synonymous with elegance and fine dining. Its sophisticated ambience and refined menu make it a premier choice for those seeking a luxurious dining experience.


9- Kak Squad – Amwaj Rivette Mall

Kak Squad at Amwaj Rivette Mall brings the fiery flavours of Nashville fried chicken to the shores of Sahel. This vibrant eatery celebrates spice and crunch, and each bite is an explosion of taste. It’s a must-visit for fried chicken enthusiasts.


10- Izakaya – Marassi

In Marassi, Izakaya offers a fine dining experience that blends sophistication with a touch of exotic charm. This restaurant is a sanctuary for those who appreciate the artistry of culinary finesse, where every dish is a harmonious balance of flavour and elegance.


11- White and Blue Seafood – Almaza Bay

White and Blue Seafood in Almaza Bay is a paradise for seafood lovers. This fine dining restaurant captures the essence of the sea with its fresh and exquisite offerings. The elegant setting and meticulous preparation make every meal a maritime delight.


12- Carlo’s – Marassi

Carlo’s in Marassi invites you to immerse yourself in a world of fine dining. Known for its attention to detail and gourmet excellence, Carlo’s is a top choice for discerning diners. Each dish is a masterpiece crafted to delight the senses.


13- Blaze – Fouka Bay

Blaze in Fouka Bay offers an upscale dining experience that ignites the palate with its exquisite menu. The refined atmosphere and culinary artistry make it a premier destination for those seeking a taste of luxury. Each meal is a fiery celebration of flavour.


14- Indira Indian Restaurant – Marina Marassi

Indira in Marina Marassi brings India’s vibrant and aromatic flavours to the Egyptian coast. This restaurant is a haven for spice lovers, offering a menu that tantalises with its rich and diverse offerings. It’s a culinary journey through the heart of India.


15- Holy Buns – Various Locations

Holy Buns, with locations across Diplo 3, Hacienda White, Seashell, and Marassi North Beach, is a burger lover’s dream. Known for its juicy and innovative creations, it’s a place where each burger is crafted with passion and flair. A true feast for the senses.


16- Lucida – Hacienda Red

Lucida in Hacienda Red continues to charm diners with its elegant offerings and sophisticated ambience. It’s a beloved destination for those seeking a consistently delightful dining experience.


17- Kiki’s – Hacienda White

In Hacienda White, Kiki’s enduring popularity is a testament to its exceptional cuisine and inviting atmosphere. Every visit to Kiki’s is a journey through culinary excellence.


18- Baia – Telal

Baia in Telal offers a serene and exquisite dining experience by the sea. This restaurant is a tranquil retreat where each dish is crafted with care and precision, providing a perfect blend of flavour and relaxation. It’s an ideal spot for a peaceful and satisfying meal.


19- Pier 88 – Almaza Bay

Pier 88 in Almaza Bay is synonymous with luxury and fine dining. This establishment offers a sophisticated menu in an elegant setting, making it a top choice for special occasions and discerning diners. Each dish is a testament to culinary artistry.


20- Scalini – Hacienda White

Manifest your Italian dreams at Scalini in Hacienda White. The restaurant is renowned for its authentic dishes and warm ambience. It’s a perfect destination for those seeking a taste of Italy in a beautiful coastal setting.


21- Grecco – Playa

Grecco in Playa offers a taste of Greece with its delightful street food. This eatery captures the essence of Greek cuisine with its fresh and flavorful offerings. It’s a vibrant and casual spot for those looking to enjoy a quick and delicious meal.


22- Cincin – Address Marassi Golf

Cincin at Address Marassi Golf invites you to explore the diversity of craft cocktails and embark on a culinary journey. This stylish venue combines innovative drinks with delectable dishes, creating a dynamic and unforgettable dining experience.


23- Pipa – Marassi Marina

Pipa at Marassi Marina exudes summer vibes with its vibrant and delightful food. This restaurant celebrates fresh and lively flavours, making it ideal for those seeking a taste of the season. Each dish is a burst of sunshine on a plate.


24- Caizo – Zahra El Alamein

Caizo in Zahra El Alamein is a haven for sandwich lovers. This eatery offers a variety of creative and delicious sandwiches, perfect for a quick and satisfying meal. Each sandwich is crafted with care and packed with flavour.


25- Sandwich Room – Almaza Bay

Sandwich Room in Almaza Bay is known for its artisanal, bespoke sandwiches made with love and dedication. This charming spot offers a unique and personalised dining experience, where each sandwich is a work of art.


26- Sax – Marassi

A renowned international restaurant in Egypt and the MENA region, Sax promises an extraordinary dining experience with its exceptional offerings.