Fodor's Expert Review Albabenshal Restaurant

$ Siwa Middle Eastern

The terrace of this roof-top hotel restaurant commands a view over Siwa's central square and catches the cool evening breeze beneath the floodlit ruins of Shali. The well-executed menu is primarily typical oasis cuisine but also includes a few unusual dishes, such as tagines (slow-cooked stews served with couscous), moza begui (braised lamb shank), and a delicious khodar masani (grilled vegetable platter). Backlit gypsum softly illuminates the outdoor dining area, and a niche in the karshif walls serves as a romantic indoor dining room.

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Quick Facts

Siwa, Matruh  Egypt

046-460–2299

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch