Western Desert Oases Restaurants

Albabenshal Restaurant

  • Middle Eastern

Published 02/23/2016

Fodor's Review

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.

Restaurant Information


On the main square, Siwa, Matruh, Egypt



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • No lunch

Published 02/23/2016


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