Marked with a tiny red neon sign, this spit‘n’sawdust–style place gets good reviews from Downtown expats, who find it a more cheerful...
This narrow restaurant, allegedly the oldest in Cairo, was the favoured drinking spot of the intelligentsia. A certain old guard still...
off Sharia Talaat Harb · interesting places nearby
There are clouds of cigarette smoke and tables crammed with Cairo’s arts-and-letters set here, but once seated, you’ll feel like one of the club, scooping up simple mezze and ordering cold beer after beer. Women can come alone here, and the bar in the back is a good place to perch too. Food is nothing special but the atmosphere is old school.