10 Vegan Dishes You Can Find in Cairo


Nobody struggles like vegans when it comes to food. Whenever you go out with your friends to grab a bite, it often feels impossible to find a good, filling vegan dish. But don’t worry, we’ve picked 10 different vegan dishes you can find at local restaurants so you never have to settle for a dull salad again!

1. Foul and Taamia

Credits to cafe Dahab

Egypt’s signature meal is actually vegan, and the best part is that you can find it anywhere and it won’t cost you a lot of money.

2. Oats/Cereal and Fruit

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Oats and most cereals are vegan; you can eat them with some fruit slices in almond or coconut milk at Cereal and Flakes Café.

3. Carrot Ginger Soup

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This healthy vegan soup includes carrot and ginger mixed with almonds and cereal seeds, so it’s a great option for cold winter nights! Find it at Casper & Gambini's.

4. Deep Fried Mushroom

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You don’t have to skip appetizers because you’re vegan; order these deep fried mushrooms at Lucille’s and let your body enjoy the (occasional) oily goodness.

5. Vegetable Samosa

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Indian cuisine is both vegan friendly and filling; try this Indian version of Egypt’s samboussek stuffed with vegetables at Maharani.

6. Khumb Makai Palak

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Maharani also offers this delicious meal made with spinach, mushrooms, and cooked corn; go for it when you need a hearty, energizing meal!

7. Pink Cream and Vegetable Tagliatelle

Credits to The Girl Who Ate Everything

Served at the White Owl, this mouthwatering homemade pasta is cooked with dairy-free beetroot pesto sauce.

8. Veggie 900

Credits to BBC Good Food

You can find this vegan pasta at 900 Degrees; it’s topped with olives, mushrooms, arugula, and garlic in a rich tomato sauce.

9. Sides

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If you are at a fancy restaurant that doesn’t offer vegan dishes, you can always order some white rice and sautéed vegetables along with a salad - don’t let the menu intimidate you!

10. Apple Cobbler

Credits to Food Network

For dessert, try this sweet apple cobbler at Chili’s; just make sure to order it without ice cream on the side.

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