Concept: A hotspot for weekend brunches where family, friends and hotel quests can kick-start their day.
Ambiance: It’s the king of the outdoors, perfect for Friday brunch with a scenic view of the lush gardens, and live jazz music.
Opening hours: 1-5pm for the best BBQ in town.
Address: Cairo Marriott Hotel Zamalek and Omar Khayyam Casino, 16 Saray El Gezira St.
Tel: 02 27 28 3000
Facebook page: Cairo Marriott Hotel Zamalek and Omar Khayyam Casino
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Type of cuisine: Garden Promenade Café is the best people-watching venue in town, but it’s also known for the delicious, creative, international and ethnic food it serves. With the BBQ special you will find roasts of lamb and beef, cooked exactly as you like them. With a wide range of side dishes from fresh vegetables to pasta, it’s got all you’ll ever need for a successful Friday brunch.
Beverages: A great selection of fresh juices, soft drinks and a full bar.
Dishes sampled: Rigatoni pasta with bechamel, topped off with parmesan. A BBQ platter with succulent roasts of topside, kofta and tender, juicy ribs.
The sushi menu showcased a range of the classics, including California and Alaska roll, vegetarian maki and the spicy tuna. All were fresh and simple, showcasing quality ingredients and expertise.
The dessert buffet had a huge variety with something for everyone, from chocolate chip cookies, to a mountain of macaroons of all colours, mini-gateaux, creamy chocolate mousse, also the traditional kunafa and basbousa. A feast for the eyes and equally as delicious.
Décor: A royal garden with historical statues surrounding it gives it a truly magical ambiance, ideal for relaxing on a sunny Friday afternoon.
Clientele mix: Family, friends and hotel quests enjoying the warm breeze, sunshine and delicious food.