The Definitive Guide to Living in the Capital , Cairo , Egypt

Cafés

Abou Laila: Best Fresh Juice in Heliopolis

Abou Laila: Best Fresh Juice in Heliopolis

Garden Promenade Cafe: Great Outdoors, Poor Food

Like taking a Felucca or dining on Andrea’s chicken, the Zamalek Marriott’s garden café is…

Costa Coffee: Student-Friendly, Quality Italian Coffee

In a city where instant coffee is the norm, the rare pleasure of enjoying a…

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels: I Wish My Aunt Was This Twisted

A queue six-people deep lines up at the cash register. Nearby, all five tables are…

La Taverna: Breakfast on the Go

Breakfast places are few and far between unless you’re aiming for one of Cairo ’s…

Café Noir: Go For Dessert

Yet another of Cairo ’s coffee chains, Café Noir serves up a European-style café experience…

On The Run: Quick Stop for Fast Food

It’s hard to remember what life was like before On The Run franchise was introduced…

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

In a city of traffic, noise and air pollution, a quiet café in a garden…

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…

User reviews

Mhammoud

Beit El Ezz: A Warm & Colourful Slice of Lebanon at Mall of Egypt The lebanese taste and mood in egypt !

orefaie98

Ahwak Salon de Thé: Elegant New Hangout in Zamalek I was there on the 5th day of Ramadan 2017 the place is nice but overpriced with 150…

Waseem El Tanahi

Zooba If your looking for an authentic Egyptian experience Zooba is spot on. Everything from decor to the bite…

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Moe

La La Land Entertaining movie, but I was expecting a lot more from the movies after all the awards won.....

Mahamad El Tanahy

Sequoia If you want a place by the river to enjoy some diverse shisha flavors, a good vibe or…

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…