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Cairo 360 Editors’ Choice Awards 2024: Nightlife Award Winners

Cairo 360 Editors' Choice Awards ECA ECA 2024 nightlife
Cairo 360 Editors’ Choice Awards 2024: Nightlife Award Winners
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Cairo 360

Looking for the perfect night out around the capital? We’ve got you covered! In this category of our Editors’ Choice Awards, we celebrate vibrant flavours, feel-good ambience, and picturesque settings as we bring you a list of stand-out locations for your next night out!


The Tap East

The Tap East boasts outstanding service and a lively atmosphere. With its irresistible wings and an outdoor area decorated in its signature red décor, The Tap East is the ideal spot for an unforgettable night out.


Cairo Jazz Club

With over two  decade in the game, feel right at home at Cairo Jazz Club’s very first branch with its laid-back atmosphere, high energy, and pure fun. Known as the ultimate live music hub in the capital, enjoy live performances and delicious food and bar selections.


The Tap West 

Located in Sheikh Zayed’s Galleria 40, The Tap West is known for its exceptional service and unrivalled vibes. Known for their mouthwatering wings, The Tap West provides the ideal “night out” experience. 


Cairo Jazz Club 610 

With an outdoor terrace decorated with the most beautiful plants and a versatile indoor space, Sheikh Zayed’s Cairo Jazz Club 610 is the ultimate nightlife experience. Between hosting our favourite artists and stand-up comedy nights, Cairo Jazz Club 610 has it all! 



With a dimly lit, tranquil ambience, Shinko boasts its own in-house cocktail lounge, presenting an experience like no other. Their New Cairo location takes cocktail bars in the capital to the next level, with five cocktail sections hosting special drinks, each based on strength and flavour.



Featuring signature Italian dishes crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Pier 88 is the go-to for cocktails. With a backdrop of the Nile, Pier 88 is an ECA winner not to be missed.


Izakaya Cairo

Boasting a Japanese-Peruvian fusion, Palm Hills’ Izakaya brings you a mouthwatering dining experience. The stand-out wooden theme of the venue makes it truly picturesque. Between the chic décor and the excellent service, Izakya is a well-rounded dining experience that is not to be missed. 


The Smokery

The Smokery has seven charming branches around the country, serving international cuisine with a speciality in smoked salmon. The diverse menu is curated to delight each and every palate out there with its harmonious main courses and delightful appetisers. 


Pub 28

Providing a lounge jazz bar feel, sip sophistication at Pub 28. Enjoy the excellent food, great vibes, and amazing atmosphere on your upcoming night out. 



Indulge in an upscale contemporary dining experience at Heliopolis’ ESCA. The location is inspired by Latin art and culture, paired with Mediterranean flavours that make for a truly delightful experience. ESCA’s concept was designed by the renowned Alchemy Design Studio with the aim of creating an intimate ambience.


Tequila GrandShow

Tequila GrandShow, located in New Cairo, boasts an inviting ambience with its elegant golden and beige décor. The venue features a stand-out bar, making it a perfect spot for a stylish and enjoyable night out.


Odin the Pool House

Whether you’re looking to take a dip into the pool during hot summer days or simply enjoy dinner in a calm setting, Odin The Pool House has it all. Gathering exquisite gourmet experiences, sun-kissed memories and vibrant nights in one location, Odin is an ECA winner for its unmatched atmosphere. 



Listed as one of MENA’s 50 best restaurants, Sachi is a stand-out spot for upscale dining experiences in Egypt. Boasting Mediterranean fusion, Sachi’s vibrant flavours and tangy cocktails earned it a place on this list.


SASS Restaurant & Bar

Redefining entertainment from the heart of the capital, SASS provides live music performances and a stand-out playlist. Overlooking the Nile, the vibrant ambience of SASS is truly delightful.



Providing the ultimate bar-hopping experience, CLSTR 11 is a concept developed by MindSet Group. Featuring over 11 bars, CLSTR 11 is a location where the party never stops. Being the first experience of its kind in the capital, CLSTR 11 was a no-brainer for our ECA awards!


ZOUNi Lounge Bar

With a wide selection of drinks and international fusion, Zouni should be your go-to for drinks on the sun-kissed shores of El Gouna.


Casa de Farida

All the way from Beirut to Sheikh Zayed’s CLSTR 11, Casa De Farida is the ultimate provider of vibrant food and tangy drinks. Boasting a menu with a twist of madness, Casa De Farida makes for a memorable night out.


Chestnut Restaurant & Pub

Part of the CLSTR 11 bar-hopping experience, Chestnut Restaurant & Pub is a lively venue offering an atmosphere that stands out in the vibrant Sheikh Zayed.


L’Aubergine RestoBar

Renowned for its fantastic cocktails and delicious vegan dishes, L’Aubergine RestoBar has earned the ECA award for its exceptional service. The restaurant’s name embodies the spirit of fun and lightheartedness, representing the inviting and enjoyable dining experience it provides.



Located in Gezira Plaza and part of the CLSTR 11 bar-hopping experience, Ouzeri radiates the feel of summer in Athens. With a Greek theme and cuisine, Ouzeri provides an authentic and vibrant dining experience that transports guests to the crystal-clear shores of the Aegean Sea.


The Lemon Tree & Co.

Located in New Cairo, The Lemon Tree & Co is known for its unique ambience and elevated service. Their recently opened New Cairo location is absolutely massive and the perfect spot for dinner whether you’re going out with friends, family, or on a date.



Located in Arkan Plaza in Sheikh Zayed, Lucida boasts not only an incredible atmosphere but an even greater menu. You can find the perfect steak, seafood, or pasta, paired with fun live DJ performances. What could be a better setting for a night out?


Amelia Beirut

Located in the heart of New Cairo, this Beirut-based restobar is ideal for a night out on the capital’s east side. With its exquisite food and lively atmosphere, Amelia Beirut will give you an authentic feel of Lebanon’s famous nightlife.


Harry’s Pub

This iconic pub in Zamalek’s Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino has withstood the test of time for its incredible drinks and even more fantastic atmosphere.


Noi Metropoli

Between incredible cocktails, fabulous food, and an unrivalled ambience, Noi Metropoli is the perfect restobar for a night out in the Sixth of October area.


Buoy by KIKI’s

This list would be incomplete without the wonderful restobars of New Cairo’s Garden 8 Mall. Buoy by KIKI’s has some of the most delicious food and versatile menus, from pizza to sushi and burgers, which, paired with the exquisite cocktails they serve, make this place perfect.


AQUA Lounge Bar

AQUA Lounge Bar, located in Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah, is the perfect place to spend a night out. With delightful cocktails, live DJ music, and a stunning Nile view, the ambience there is unrivalled.



Located in the luxurious Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel, NOX is the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks and incredible food, all with a Nile view.


Carol Restaurant & Bar

Carol is a Spanish restobar in Downtown Cairo. With its chill vibes, delicious bites, and cold drinks, we can’t recommend this place enough.


Anzu Rooftop Lounge

Located in Heliopolis’ iconic Beirut Street, famed for its many outing spots and restobars, Anzu Rooftop Lounge stands as yet another place that is truly worth a visit for a fun night out with your friends. The vibe is amazing; the music keeps you dancing, and that’s all we need.


The Museum

Yet another fantastic Zamalek destination for some good bites, drinks, and great music, The Museum is absolutely perfect to give a kick start to your weekend plans. The great DJ Naguib Sawiris himself has even performed there!


1897 The Bar & Cigar Lounge

Located in the luxurious Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Hotel, 1897 should be your go-to for a chill night out with your close friends.


The Smokery Beach Club

Nothing beats a beach club. And there’s nothing like gathering your friends over the holidays during the warmer months and heading to Gouna to hit the beach. The Smokery Beach Club makes those beach days by the Red Sea all the more fun with its world-class offerings, from the food to the selection of drinks and the famously wonderful atmosphere.


The Smokery Yacht Club

Nestled in El Gouna’s New Marina, The Smokery Yacht Club offers refined cuisine paired with fantastic drinks and atmosphere. Unlike your average restobar, The Smokery Yacht Club, as the name suggests, is a chic place for the fancier folks out there!



In El Gouna’s iconic Abu Tig Marina, Barten has become a household name in the nightlife scene in the Red Sea resort.


The Tap South

They need no introduction. Being among Cairo’s most beloved nightlife spots, it should come as no surprise that The Tap’s Gouna branch should end up on this list. With an even greater vibe than the Cairo branches due to its beachfront setting – yes, that is possible – The Tap South stands as an iconic spot in Gouna’s nightlife.