Karlos Anis

5 Spots Serving The Best Kabab and Kofta

Almost anywhere you go in Cairo, you find BBQ street vendors and fancy restaurants. But some places stand out more than others, especially for hungry foodies who crave only the best kofta and kabab, and here are 5 of them:

1. Al Rifai Al Kababji

A staple in El-Sayeda Zainab, this spot is well-known and deeply appreciated. Over time, it only grew more respected and acknowledged for its delicious food. Also known as “Kababji Al Tahira,” make sure you gather your hungry friends and try out this restaurant.

2. Sobhy Kaber

The name alone is enough. In case you don’t know it, Sobhy Kaber is one of the biggest and most famous kabab, kofta and BBQ restaurants in Cairo. People from all over the world come to Egypt for a taste of their food, so it’s always crowded with a mix of locals, khalijis and foreigners. Their reputation is not an empty one, so in case you haven’t tried it yet, make sure you do.

3. Kpabjy Farhat

With several branches in Egypt, their main one is found on Al Azhar street. This place is famous for their free warm soup with pigeons, served to give you a small taste of what is yet to come. The true delicacy? Their specialty stuffed pigeons which will keep you coming back for more.

4. El Dahan Restaurant

El Dahan has many branches in Egypt, but the most known one is located on El Hussein. Here you’ll find a nice setting and amazing ambiance and you’ll smell the appetizing aroma of the food being grilled. This restaurant is definitely a must-try.

5. Sobhy Al Hati

Found on Gesr Al Suez, Sobhy Al Hati is not to be confused with Sobhy Kaber. You’ll arrive at fancy building of 3 floors where an enthusiastic team will welcome you inside. The first floor is for those who have ordered takeaway, the second is for drinks and the third floor is for food. So make your way to the top and rest assured that you are visiting one of the best kabab restaurants in Egypt for over 40 years.