Western Desert Oases Restaurants

Tanta Waa

  • Middle Eastern

Published 02/23/2016

Fodor's Review

Built of mud and palm trunks, this simple and cheery café nestled under lush palm trees beside Cleopatra's Pool is a popular lunch stop. Staff fire up kofta (ground meat on skewers) and barbecued chicken, while locals and tourists lounge in hammocks and palm-frond chaises while enjoying a postswim tea or fruit juice. Come in the evening, and you may find a glowing campfire with lamb, goat, or camel meat on the grill—definitely a memorable experience.

Restaurant Information


At Cleopatra's Pool, 3 km (2 mi) east of town, Siwa, Matruh, Egypt



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • May–Sept. opening times can be erratic

Published 02/23/2016


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