The Coffee Shop
Eid Gah Mosque
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The Forty Steps
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Mosque of the Hair of the Prophet
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Lonely Planet review
The Coffee Shop serves up a wide selection of Western café-style food, Pashtun and English literature and pretty good espresso coffee. It has been dubbed ‘the Starbucks of Kandahar’ in many Western broadsheets and magazines and has just installed four pool tables. It is the first of its kind in the city and a great place to take a break from kebabs and pulao . Here you will find groups of hip, male 20-something Pashtuns sipping lattes and speaking about the latest pirated Hollywood DVDs.