Blue Lotus Guesthouse

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An environmentally friendly guesthouse and restaurant, situated at the foot of the Step Pyramid, in the heart of the ancient city of Men-nefer (Memphis) in the village of Sakkara, located 30Km southwest of central Cairo, Egypt.

Here, the ancient Egyptians decided to begin their quest of mastering the art of pyramid building. See for yourself their hope, their successes, their failures, visit the many pyramids, by Jeep or camel, that lie within easy reach.

There are so many things to see, from the step-pyramid of King Zoser, to the Senefru pyramids, to the pyramid of Meidum. Enjoy a serene atmosphere with nature. Home of the rare Egyptian Blue Lotus.

The guest house offers nine comfortable rooms in a quiet and serene atmosphere, engulfed by a lush garden of date palms and fruit trees. Relax on the covered veranda and enjoy the cool breezes of the land of the Nile.

Although there are no authentic recipes to follow, it is still possible to create dishes that will not taste very different from those eaten by the people of ancient Egypt.

Recipes remained simple, roasting and grilling for meats and fish, long slow cooking with a few vegetable or herbs for beans and pulses.

The favorite dishes of the Egyptian people are some of the oldest and simplest, based on wholesome ingredients such as honey, dates, raisins, nuts, beans, whole wheat grains, cumin, garlic, mint and lemon. Try the delicious dishes, all made from fresh produce straight from the fields.


Around the place
  • Restaurant
  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper


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