Not only is Alexandria home to many historical wonders from the Ancient World and equipped with many exciting activities too, but it also offers some lovely restaurants for locals and visitors to enjoy.
These are the top 12 Alexandria restaurants to visit in 2017:
#1 Santorini Greek Restaurant
Found at the Hilton Alexandria Corniche Hotel, this creative Greek taverna offers an authentic taste of Greece, set in the heart of Alexandria.
With its white-and-blue interiors, traditional food (which even includes a dessert menu) and tempting homemade selection, Santorini Greek Restaurant is equipped for all tastes and palates. It also offers dreamy views out over the Mediterranean Sea.
Contact: +20 3 5490935
Address: Santorini Taverna, Hilton Alexandria Corniche, Alexandria, Egypt
#2 Fresca, Four Seasons Alexandria at San Stefano Restaurant
While not strictly a restaurant, this cafe is a worthy stop in Alexandria. With its cheerful, yet slick interiors, delicious coffees, and nice menu, it’s a great spot to go for a quick lunch, coffee enjoyed in the outdoor seating or evening drinks.
Contact: +20 3 5818000
#3 Abou El Sid
If you’re desirous of a truly authentic Alexandrian eatery, head to Abou El Sid. It feels as if it’s been locked away in space and time, as Egypt’s history and hospitality live on at this restaurant.
It offers a true Egyptian dining experience, delicious traditional cuisine and good service… what more could you want?
Contact: +20 3 3929609
Address: Abou El Sid, 39 El Horreya Road, Alexandria, Egypt
#4 White and Blue Restaurant
This restaurant is not only beautiful, it also offers great sea views and a good, solid menu.
Its seafood is particularly good, and, at sunset, it’s one of the most scenic places to eat in all the city.
Contact: +20 3 4802690
Address: Qaitbay Street, Third Floor, Alexandria, Egypt
#5 Fish Market
Fish Market is another spot, which offers awesome views and great, fresh seafood. Enjoy drinking in the sight of the calm Mediterranean, as you tuck into delicious food in this serene restaurant space.
Contact: +20 3 4805114
Address: Fish Market, El Corniche Road, Alexandria, Egypt
#6 Chez Gaby au Ritrovo
Opened in 1979, this famous pizzeria not only has a long-standing reputation of good food, but it also provides a wonderful, family-friendly atmosphere.
The menu offers a wide range of pizzas, pastas and other true Italian specialties, making it perfect for those craving a little Italian food in this Egyptian city.
Contact: +20 3 4874404
Address: Chez Gaby, 22 El Horreya Road, Alexandria, Egypt
#7 Sea Gull Restaurant
Sea Gull Restaurant offers good food, spectacular service and lovely sea views. Its seafood is delicious, and the interiors are beautiful and lush.
It’s also family-friendly, with a nice play area for kids. It’s one of Alexandria’s more pricey eateries, but you do pay for all-round quality.
Contact: +20 3 2204214
Address: Sea Gull Restaurant, Alexandria, Egypt
#8 Byblos Restaurant
This restaurant is one of Alexandria’s gems… With affordable prices, high-end Middle Eastern cuisine and a warm, classy environment, it’s a fine place for dinner!
Set within the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, it boasts a wonderful location. It also offers gorgeous sea views, and a lovely, crackling fireplace, perfect for colder weather.
Contact: +20 3 5818000
Address: Byblos Restaurant, 399 El Gueish Road, Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, Alexandria, Egypt
#9 Stefano’s Restaurant
This stylish eatery is another fine offering in Alexandria. It serves up southern Italian food, which includes everything from lovely seafood to simple, hearty dishes.
Inside, you’ll find an open kitchen, warm Italian hospitality and chic decor to complement your delicious meal(s).
Contact: + 20 3 581-8000
Address: Stefano’s Place, El-Gaish Road, Alexandria, Egypt
#10 China House
This Chinese restaurant is romantic; offers wonderful Chinese food and boasts a chef, who hails all the way from China, so you’re assured quality control and authenticity in one.
It offers a serene, cosy atmosphere and mouth-watering food, ensuring diners leave happy and full.
Contact: +20 3 5839334
Address: China House, 12 Mohamed Ahmed Afify Street, Alexandria, Egypt
#11 Balbaa Village
This eatery offers overall good food, lovely hospitality and a great local food experience. If you wish to experience an authentic Alexandrian restaurant, then Balbaa Village is the ideal spot.
Contact: +20 16941
Address: Balbaa Village, Alexandria, Egypt
#12 Kala Restaurant
Kala Restaurant is every bit an elegant, yet casual, dining experience. The food gives a strong nod to Mediterranean-North African dishes.
It offers dreamy sea views, a lovely breakfast a la carte menu and a beautiful restaurant setting, all wrapped up inside one lovely space.
Contact: + 20 3 581 8000
Address: Kala Restaurant, El-Gaish Road, Alexandria, Egypt
These are just some top restaurants that you can experience for yourself in fairest Alexandria during 2017.