The square between the two venerated mosques of Al-Azhar and Sayyidna al-Hussein was one of the focal points of Mamluk Cairo and remains...
Not directly on the square, but just behind a row of buildings, this good ta’amiyya, fuul and salad place has been around for nearly a...
Khan al-Khalili · interesting places nearby
Probably the oldest ahwa in the city, and certainly the most celebrated, Fishawi’s has been a great place to watch the world go by since 1773. Despite being swamped by foreign tourists and equally wide-eyed out-of-town Egyptians, it is a regular ahwa, serving up shai (tea) and sheesha to stallholders and shoppers alike. Prices vary so confirm with your waiter.