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Cafe Riche

#195 of 4,101 Restaurants in Cairo
€€ - €€€, Cafe, Middle Eastern
17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International
€€ - €€€
17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Café Riche for lunch recently and were met by disappointment and annoyance. I ordered off the vegetarian menu and was brought a meat plate, I was then blamed for ordering it wrong when it was clearly the server who misunderstood. This would...More

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

First off all Cafe Riche location is perfect . It's in downtown Cairo where everything is around you . I went their couple of times I had breakfast there and it was very delicious and I liked the Turkish coffee there .

Thank Nisma899
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

If u want to relax and have a snack and cold beer then here is a good place just set back from tahir. Don’t expect 5 star service and don’t come here if your in a rush. Come to enjoy the atmosphere of a cafe...More

Thank Mooncake1969
Reviewed 16 January 2018

When you enter it feels like going back decades to a more gentle time. The cafe is a bit dusty, the furniture is dark wood, people speak in hushed tones and the staff move around without a sound. I only had a tea, so can't...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The place is good looking old cafe with good beverages and service, but the food..na..it's a cafe after all, no wireless too.

Thank Metin K
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Very slow and arrogant service The vegeterian stew is mixed vegetables from a can poured into a broth. Terrible The bread was old and stale This is what awould call a typical tourist trap

Thank LaBe_56
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is an old and I imagine historic restaurant/cafe right on a major main street in the heart of Cairo. The clientele seem to be foreigners whether travellers or residents, as well as cultured/literary Egyptians who gather to discuss books. Many of the Egyptians are...More

Thank George_B670
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Influenced by some of the negative reviews, I went to this café more for the intellectual and historic vibe than for good food and service and value for money. It certainly had a historic resonance, even though it might not be the intellectual and political...More

Thank andrewmilton
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I went to this cafe for my breakfast, the cafe serve Egypt and Europe breakfast. Normal cafe to visit

Thank AndyChoo85
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Good if you in a group of people who all want something different. I had chicken with vegetables and Egyptian bread. It was okay. A friend had a glass of wine, others beer or tea. The place is spacious and quiet compared to other Egyptian...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
09:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 23929793
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