Opening Hours

The weekend is Friday and Saturday; some businesses close Sunday. During Ramadan, offices, museums and tourist sites keep shorter hours.

Banks 8.30am–2.30pm Sunday to Thursday, though many international bank branches open until 4.30pm

Bars and clubs Early evening until 1am, often later

Cafes 8am–1am

Government offices 8am–2pm Sunday to Thursday

Post offices 8.30am–2pm Saturday to Thursday

Restaurants Noon–midnight

Shops 10am–11pm Saturday to Thursday and from noon on Friday. In Khan Al Khalili, shops shut on Friday mornings and all-day Sunday.