Off Sharia Mahmoud Bassiouni, as much a clubhouse as an exhibition space, frequented by Cairo’s art-world old guard.
Midan Talaat Harb
Downtown’s two main streets, Sharia Talaat Harb and Sharia Qasr el-Nil, intersect at the traffic circle of Midan Talaat Harb, where cars...
Distinctly not part of the new coffee wave, Groppi’s high point was more than 50 years ago when it was one of the most celebrated...
‘We have no other branches!’ proclaims this temple of kushari. No, the place has just expanded, decade by decade, into the upper...
Lonely Planet review
Set amid car-repair shops, Townhouse is Cairo’s most cutting-edge space, with emphasis on video and multimedia installations. It also has a large workshop situated across the street, for classes and confabs.