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Cafés

Café De Paris: Zamalek’s Cosy Outdoor Shisha & Sandwich Spot

Café De Paris: Zamalek’s Cosy Outdoor Shisha & Sandwich Spot

Fauchon: French Pastries in Cairo

Driving past the tempting duo of bakery heaven– Fauchon and TBS– in Zamalek quite frequently…

Ahwet Samah: Sub-Par Nasr City Shisha

Operating out of a small shop in one of Nasr City’s souks, Ahwet Samah is…

Einstein Kaffee: Modern, Clean German Coffee

The recently renovated and reopened Einstein Café in Zamalek has had a minor facelift; and…

Caracas: Prepare to Awaken Your Senses

‘Fresh, cool and inspiring, Caracas offers traditional Lebanese cuisine in a contemporary Egyptian atmosphere,’ states…

3al Ahwa: Eat, Smoke, Play

Venturing to Dokki can be a traffic nightmare for most Cairenes. However, a quaint little…

TBS – The Bakery Shop: Fresh Baked Goods in Cairo

Have you ever tried a basterma croissant? We have, and they’re fantastic!   We were…

Chez Edy in Nasr City: Geneina Mall’s Fine Patio Eatery

Malls can be overwhelming, and Genena Mall in Nasr City is no exception. Thankfully, Chez…

Zein: The Place to Unwind

Stepping into this café, it feels as though you’ve suddenly been liberated from all the…

Mandarine Koueider: Legendary Cairo Ice Cream

Mandarine Koueider is the legendary Zamalek sweet shop owned by Syrian family that founded the…

Ahwet El Sawaisa: A Talker’s Ahwa

Ahwet El Sawaisa, translated to 'Suezians’ Coffee House,' has been a Korba institution for almost…

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Left Bank Left Bank in Zamalek has all the hallmarks of cosmopolitan Cairo. From budding entrepreneurs conducting business over a…

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Postres Flamenco Bakery: Bread, Pretzels, and Cookies Oh My!

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked bread? It really is one of the…

Arabica: Comfort for the Young at Heart

On the corner of the intersection between Marashly and Ahmet Heshmet Streets in Zamalek lies…

Taka’eeba: Downtown Street Ahwa with Artistic Flair

Downtown Cairo is filled with many ahwas that seem as trapped in time as the…

La Gourmandise:High Tea at the First Mall

For a spot of high tea and a gourmet snack after some swanky shopping, take…

Pottery Café Heliopolis: Outdoor Dining and Shisha Lounge Retreat

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a fresh juice and a great shisha at a comfy…