Sinai drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Sharm El Sheikh

Farsha Cafe

All nooks and crannies, floor cushions, Bedouin tents and swinging lamps, Farsha is the kind of place that travellers come to for a coffee and find themselves lingering at four drinks and a shisha pipe later. Great …
Top Choice Bar in Sharm El Sheikh

Camel Roof Bar

Camel is a favourite among dive instructors for its relaxed, casual vibe. This is the optimal place to start off the evening, especially for divers looking to swap stories from down under.
Bar in Sharm El Sheikh

Bus Stop Lounge

This bar is known for its good music and up-for-it, fun-loving crowd. There’s a pool table for those who don’t feel like getting on the dance floor, and happy hour from 8pm to 9pm gets you two-for-one beers and half…
Bar in Dahab

Tota Downtown

Dahab's iconic ship-shaped bar has had a topsy-turvy few years of closures and re-openings but is open once again. If you're after a bit of a bigger night than simply sinking a few beers while watching the sunset, t…
Bar in Dahab

Yalla Bar

This hugely popular waterfront bar-restaurant has a winning formula: plenty of comfy seating, including sunloungers out front, friendly staff, cold beer and a decent list of cocktails to keep the punters happy.
Bar in Dahab


Dahab’s sports bar has a big-screen TV so fans won’t miss their favourite team play, plus there's a breezy rooftop terrace that's perfect for sunset drinks. It's in Hotel Red Sea Relax.
Juice Bar in Dahab

El Mahalawy

Just the best little juice shack in Dahab. Get your sugarcane fix, or sup on a freshly squeezed juice or shake in the cubby-hole seating area, bedecked in stripy canvas, or takeaway.
Coffee in Sharm El Sheikh

El Basha

This ahwa (coffeehouse) is a proper local haunt with blokes puffing away on shisha and supping tea inside all day long. The pavement seating outside, though, attracts Egyptian families and women and is a decent plac…
Club in Sharm El Sheikh


The hub of Sharm’s nightlife. Watch for advertising around town to find out about upcoming events. Women gain free entry into the club before midnight.
Pub in Sharm El Sheikh

Pirates' Bar

A cosy pub where divers congregate for an early evening drink or bar meal. Happy hour is from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.