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The Platform

Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 115 671 1114
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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00:00 - 23:59 Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice place with probably the best Nile view in town; there’re a number of restaurants & coffee shops that match most tastes; however most of them are on the pricey side

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mkaboualam
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

it was a good experiance in the platform i was so happy there there is more than resturant and cafe to set in

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mohamed W
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience i loved the stay there It was too warm to get a good service from a nice team ther

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Omar G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have tried this restaurant for dinner and sohor and spend very pleasant times at night in the open air and nile view and good oriental food

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank amrm511
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Im going two time to platforme nice place and nice view but the service of the restaurant is bad and the food also one time i order coffee late take it one 45 minute and the seconde time in shekspeare i order pizza and passion...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank 303ablaa
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for a gathering like family gathering or friends gathering . All restaurants are amazing

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank maqi14
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent service and excellent food in terms of variety, quality and quantity together with reasonable prices. A very nice view overlooking the nile.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ussama E
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am a returning customer i find it a pleasant place on the river nile suitable for breakfast and for sunny days and for sun set time. it is very lively yet romantic place. I go there several times with my fiancee and with my...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank marian m
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This place is directly over the river Nile bank. It hosts several restaurants and cafes. I tried some of them before this time I was at a new one called Dar Ward. It's a Syrian restaurant serves Alipo cuisine. The food is the nearest to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Munirasaleh
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Pleasant place on the Nile in Maadi Corniche. It is elegant, relatively quiet, and modern. There are a variety of shops to choose from in that location, such as coffee shops, lebanese /egyptian /american eats, and just hanging out taking pictures with friends :))) The...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank WorldTravelerEgypt
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Mohmad M
18 January 2018|
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Response from stavros_mlls | Reviewed this property |
No. I don't think so. I was there during daylight and I paid only for my coffee. I entered the place for free.
27 April 2017|
Response from Semsema | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the place But in weekends preferably to give the place a call to check
7 June 2016|
Response from Frank V | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend Shakespeare and Co or Balladina, but there are a lot of other options. If the group is big better make a reservation at least a day in advance. There should not be a minimum charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located directly on the Nile | 500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 115 671 1114
  • E-mail
Located directly on the Nile (500 meters after you pass by HSBC building on the right hand side, directly on the Nile) as you enter Maadi, makes The Platform - Corniche El Maadi easily accessible from mostly everywhere in Cairo, including the Nile (Through Nile Taxi Service). A hub for some of Cairo's finest restaurants and cafes with a promenade where you can actually enjoy a beautiful walk on t
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