Here are the Top Places to Dine By the Nile

Cairo is known for being home to some of the best restaurants in the region. You’ll have a hard time picking between the endless options between the different cuisines. But arguably, the best place to dine in Cairo is while enjoying the mesmerizing view of the River Nile. The banks of the longest river in the world are full of hotels and touristic boats that host some great restaurants that you don’t want to miss. Here are our top picks for the best places to dine by the Nile.


Biota is a newcomer to fine dining in Zamalek but proved its excellence in a very short period of time. It is a perfect spot for breakfast and brunch but is also a great dining destination. It is located at the beginning of Abou El Feda Street.

Pier 88

Hands down one of the most exquisite dining spots by the Nile is Pier 88. The Italian place is located at Imperial Boat and it serves some of the best Italian dishes you’ll ever taste. Moreover, their sangrias are to die for.

Asia Bar

Sushi lovers of Cairo have an ongoing debate over where you can eat the best sushi in the capital of Om el Donia. However, it could be argued that Asia Bar is, by all means, the very best. It was established back in 2005 and it’s still serving the best sushi in town. The restaurant is located at the Blue Nile Boat.

Nile Terrace

Nile Terrace by Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo Hotel is the go-to place for the most delicious grilled food. Enjoy some grilled seafood while sipping on a glass of white wine and devouring some hot mezzeh, all while checking out the awesome view of the Nile.


Crimson’s Bar and Grill is an amazing choice to dine by the Nile. It’s located in Zamalek at El Moseqar Kamal El Tawil Street. Next time you head there, try their lobster fettuccini and thank us later.

WE SAID THIS: What better place to take your significant other for dinner than by the majestic Nile!