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Tanta Waa

Tanta Waa 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: At Cleopatra's Pool, 3 km (2 mi) east of town, Siwa
  • Phone: 010/129–1337
  • Location: Siwa

    Restaurant Details

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

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