One of the first independent galleries, Mashrabia is bit cramped but represents the bigger names in painting, video and sculpture.
Off Sharia Mahmoud Bassiouni, as much a clubhouse as an exhibition space, frequented by Cairo’s art-world new and old guard.
Nominally a restaurant, this bizarre faux patio is all about beer, sheesha and gossip about politics and the arts scene. The illusion of...
Chic locals consider this place, bedecked with Stella-bottle chandeliers, primarily a bar and lounge, but the food is very good too....
6 Sharia Qasr el-Nil, Downtown · interesting places nearby
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A hip, poorly ventilated venue that gets packed for everything from Nubian jazz to the wildly popular DJ Dina, who mixes James Brown, ‘70s Egyptian pop and the latest cab-driver favourites on Tuesdays; the clientele is equally eclectic. Reserve online (new website in the make). Check the website for the regular belly-dance night with the Scottish Belly Lorna.