Zamalek Art Gallery
A light-filled space showing work of contemporary Egyptian artists, usually figurative.
The recent overhaul of this century-old French-style cafe has divided locals: some say it’s been sterilised, while others welcome the...
Very popular in the evening with young Cairenes, serving healthy salads, filling sandwiches, pasta and both Oriental and Continental...
5 Sharia Sayyed al-Bakry · interesting places nearby
This snug, white-walled, candlelit restaurant devotes half its menu to global vegetarian dishes, such as Turkish stewed aubergine and gnocchi with blue cheese. You can’t go wrong with most of the cheesier, creamier items, and the chill-out soundtrack is a nice respite from Cairo street noise. At 10pm the DJ turns up the music, and a younger crowd arrives.