Cap d’Or

entertainment-nightlife / Other

Cap d’Or information

Alexandria , Egypt
Address
Street 4 Sharia Adbi Bek Ishak
Telephone
+20 3 487 5177
Opening hours
10am-3am
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Lonely Planet review

The Cap d’Or, just off Sharia Saad Zaghloul, is a top spot to relax, and one of the only surviving typical Alexandrian bars. With beer flowing generously, stained-glass windows, a long marble-topped bar, plenty of ancient memorabilia decorating the walls and crackling tapes of old French chanson (a type of traditional folk music) or Egyptian hits, it feels very much like an Andalusian tapas bar. Bohemian crowds come to drink cold Stella beer, snack on great seafood, and just hang out at the bar talking or playing guitar with fellow drinkers. Thursday and Friday nights are more ‘open-minded’ than most nights in Alexandria.