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Cavallini

Cavallini (Sun City Mall, Autostrad Road, Sheraton Bldgs., Heliopolis, Cairo) – within Heliopolis’ Sun City Mall, is this bar & restaurant, which is popular with western tourists, since alcohol is served from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am. That time frame is also when a DJ is on duty to play a variety of dance and […]

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Cairo White Club

Cairo White Club (65 Mohy El Din Abou El Ezz St., Mohandiseen, Cairo) — the crowd here is rather young and cliquish. The music is a combination of western pop hits, R&B tracks and Arabic hits depending on which DJ is playing. It tends to be super loud, making it impossible to have any conversations.  […]

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Bellini Cocktail Lounge

Bellini Cocktail Lounge (Intercontinental Citystars Cairo Hotel, Omar Ibn El Khattab St., Heliopolis, Cairo) – located on the lobby level of Intercontinental Citystars is this sophisticated, chic lounge with only candles and a few classic chandeliers for lighting. This venue is known for its Salsa nights, which draw in those Egyptians and others who’ve spend […]

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Bar D’O

Bar D’O (20 Taha Hussein Street, Zamalek, Cairo) — Bar D’O offers a variety of cocktails such as sangrias, mojitos and bellinis which are all served in jugs and jars; adding a twist to their presentation. The mojitos in particular are well-regarded. It stands out for its New York-style décor and its mix of “chillout”-style […]

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Bamboo

Bamboo (Trianon Boat, 23 Nil Street Giza, Cairo) – this club on a boat, which is open until 6:00 am, plays a variety of music – from 60s California psychedelic to Hip Hop and Egyptian music.

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Bab El Nil Bar

Bab El Nil Bar (Fairmont Nile City, 2005B Cornicle El Nil, Cairo) — A hookah pipe smoker’s paradise, fruit-scented smoke sets the atmosphere of this lounge. It’s sumptuously decorated with rivers of Oriental pillows and private semi-sitting niches. The big bang is the lounge where you can watch the street life beneath your feet at […]

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Alchemy

Alchemy (8 Amman Square, Dokki, Cairo) — on a quiet square, off the busy Mohy El Din Abu El Ezz Street, a mysterious, dark, basement door conceals the loud buzz of excitement from the crowded bar beyond it. The gold walls contrasted with deep reds and blacks exudes a majestic aura and the large mirrors […]

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Taboula Restaurant

Taboula Restaurant (1 Latin American Street, Cairo) — As you might expect, Taboula is a Lebanese restaurant. But a really fancy one! Tucked away down a leafy side street in Garden City, this nicely decorated locale has a quite classy feel to it and serves a wide array of delicious mezzes and grills. It doesn’t […]

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Sushi Bay

Sushi Bay (13 El Thawrra Street, Inside Cafe Supreme, El Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo) – located in the Korba area of Heliopolis, Sushi Bay’s owners teamed up with Canadian coffee giant, Café Supreme, to create a high-class eating establishment where diners can grab a coffee-shop snack, or hang around a bit longer and sample some fresh […]

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Sequoia

Sequoia (end of Abdu El Feda Street, Zemalek, Cairo) — Located at the tip top of Zamalek, Sequoia is one of Cairo’s most fashionable restaurants. You can choose to sit at one of the outdoor tables to enjoy the incredible Nile view and breeze, or opt for the comfortable cushions in the shelter of Sequoia’s […]