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Sea Gull

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Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 37494244
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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good sea food. Excellent location by the nile side in Dokki, Giza, Cairo. There is place for baby care for clients. prices are on the high side. The staff were found friendly and helpful.

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Thank 352deeb
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The fish and shrimps were more than average although they over cook them a bit. Mezze were less than average, service is acceptable. Didn't like the green salad, found it uneatable. The place looks old and needs refurbishing. Prices are quite cheap for a fish restaurant.

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Thank Serge G
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I liked this restaurant quite a bit…the problem is one of language. They have no real menu, and the waiters don’t speak much English. Thus, it is hard to figure out how much things cost, and I am fairly certain there is a “tourist-price” premium. When I asked how much the Stella beer was, I got an answer of “somewhere... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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164 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you love fish, this is the place to go. A retrofitted ship, this place has great views of the Nile, gorgeous at night. In order to pick your meal, you go leave the ship to go to where the chef awaits you with the day's fresh catch. Then he prepares whatever fish you pick out as you request. Delicious!

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1 Thank Conda D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The taste was very good as well as the service. We ordered different variety of dishes, which were liked by everyone. The Salads were amazing as well.

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Thank MoNa H
Cairo, Egypt
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615 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Disappointing experience, be it the layout, atmosphere and more importantly the food. Too many spices in all food be it the appetizers or the fish. Even if you beg not to put the spices, they do not know how to cook without them. Not recommended ever, be it the prices or the quality.

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1 Thank SHA12311
cairo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Amazing restaurant on the Nile Revere with a very good taste grilled sea food , the service was good and so the fresh mezzeh , the stuff was very friendly and so the atmosphere .

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Thank safasefo
Barrie, Canada
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171 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

I was part of a large group, weeknight (Sunday) booking. Service was a little slow but eventually several tasty apps appeared then the main course: delectable grilled shrimps and whole fish served with garnish. Excellent! Our group arranged a 30-min boat trip on the Nile in the restaurant's launch (18 people max).

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Thank Gary L
norwich
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

this is the sister restaurant to sea gull in alexandria . It is on the nile close to zamalek . The restaurant is very popular as serves very fresh fish withe mezze to start . you choose the fish you want from the counter and cooked to taste . Sea bass here is ecellent especially open ed out and grilled... More 

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Thank rvsurg
Cairo, Egypt
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

In the middle of Cairo, and on the Nile, is this sea food restaurant. You walk in and are seated and given a table number. You walk down the stairs and visit the open display of the available array of sea food on ice. You give the chefs your table number. You make your choice and tell the chef how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Egyptian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 37494244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?