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


Qahwa: A Perfect Friday Brunch at Arkan Mall

Qahwa: A Perfect Friday Brunch at Arkan Mall

TBS: Nine Years Old, Still Gold

We all have our favourite bakeries, but TBS is still number one.

Station Lounge: Coffee with a Side of Live Music at Cafe in New Cairo

New hangout spots can be hard to find in, especially when Cairo seems to love…

Sovrano: Hidden Heliopolis Hangout Impresses with Good Food, Atmosphere & Service

Sometimes, being good at the simple things matters.

Conut: 'Not Your Usual Donut'

Cairo's fascination with the donut ice cream cone continues...

Lemony's Cheesecakes: A Series of Fortunate Cakes

This is one home-based business that doesn't mess around.

Dutch Delights: Authentic Stroopwafels & Poffertjes

Dutch food isn't the most creative, but there's nothing like a good stroopwafel...

Rony's Truck: Doughnut Cone Ice Cream Trend Comes to Cairo

Soft serve ice-cream in a doughnut cone - what could go wrong?

Talk: Fresh Juices, Coffees & More on Zamalek's Busy Brazil Street

Without much fuss about the many other issues that Egypt has been facing of late,…

Espresso Lab: Gourmet Coffee House Let's You Customise to Your Heart's Desire

Coffee, Java, Joe – no matter what you call it, we can all agree that…

Nola: Cupcake King Introduces More New Items to Menu

Remember when Cairo was crazy for cupcakes? Nola was one of the first and main…

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Tai Torky

Nola Cupcakes Nola's has become the contender for quality cupcakes in Egypt. We use them for everything from birthdays to…


Boulevard Try breakfast there the stuff are great and overall atmosphere is nice and the breakfast is good, drinks…

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One Oak Sushi is good, other dishes are not as expected.

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Nehal El-Hagene

Chillax Its such an attraction and a nice way to spend time with friends playing games with good food.…

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Waseem El Tanahi

L’Asiatique: Asian Cuisine by the Nile One of my all time favorite classic restaurants in Cairo.

Joe's Chocolate Bar: Small Menu, Big Flavours at Zamalek Chocolate Specialist

With Brew & Chew satisfying the cravings of Maadi residents, and Dip n Dip spreading…

Brew & Chew: A Consistent Contender for Best Dessert Place in Cairo

The food scene in Alexandria might seem a bit behind that of Cairo, but there…

L'Eclair Paris: The Best Choux Pastry in Cairo?

In the past few years, Cairo has witnessed the rise of many local brands in…

Frozzy Twist: 'Basbousa Ice Cream Rolls' & Other Frozen Treats in Mohandiseen

Having introduced the Thai style ice cream rolls to Cairo in 2014, Frozzy Twist opened…

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Fifth Street Coffee: Delicious Baked Goods at Cairo Festival City

Besides being among the biggest malls in the city, Cairo Festival City boasts a vast…