We might be back to work but it doesn’t mean that we can’t have some fun. Invest-Gate mixes business with pleasure at some of Cairo’s best hangouts. The following guide includes entertainment venues ranging from restaurants to clubs, spas, and sports facilities. Cairo, in fact, is a city that never sleeps!
The Tap West
Who doesn’t love The Tap? It is one of the most popular bars and restaurants in Cairo. It is well known for its Tex-Mex cuisine including delicious burgers and chicken wings, as well as a diverse bar. Join The Tap at its third location in Cairo’s Sheikh Zayed. The Tap West is located at Galleria Mall, where you can have a joyful night all weekdays, dancing, jamming, playing games, or attending an amazing live performance by one of your favorite bands The Tap usually hosts.
Looking for something more authentic, head to downtown Cairo and visit one of the most iconic Egyptian oriental restaurants, Felfela, open since 1959. It is the first restaurant to promote the Egyptian and the Mediterranean cuisine inside Egypt and abroad. With its very authentic decoration and soft music, Felfela is not just a place to visit but to enjoy the unique experience it offers, with their well-trained and friendly staff, making sure you have everything you need. Do not miss their ‘foul and falafel’ with the hot Egyptian Baladi bread. Felfela opens all day and night in Hoda Shaarawy St.
Having a delicious dinner while cruising the Nile is a different experience. In Andrea Maadi, once you board the boat you will feel like having a dream. It offers a menu that includes a wide variety of oriental food, ranging from soups to salads, hot appetizers, main dishes, and mouthwatering desserts. The place is characterized by its affordable prices, breathtaking panoramic view, and superb food quality, making it the best choice for families. You may choose between the delicious open buffet with multiple options or the a la carte menu, while enjoying the scenery on the deck. Andrea also has a good bar and shisha.
If you are looking for an elite dining experience, head to Crave. Crave brings you one of the most delicious menus with the highest quality of food served. Its menu is full of varieties and tempting items including soups, appetizers, main dishes, drinks, and desserts. No one can really say no to their special fried shrimp konafa, penne fried chicken, or lemon chicken with a side of glass noodles. Crave is located in New Cairo, Maadi, Heliopolis, Zamalek, and Sheikh Zayed.
Having a lot of branches across Cairo, Tamara is the perfect choice for your Lebanese food cravings. It’s the taste of authentic, yet, trendy Beirut in town. You can enjoy a variety of genuine Lebanese dishes that cater to all tastes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. You may also just simply order one of their famous desserts, while enjoying a shisha and a refreshing drink. The Lebanese dishes are offered in different ways and served fast in their Tamara Elna branch in Point 90 Mall.
Cairo Jazz Club
If you want to party, Cairo Jazz Club is your gateway to a high-energy experience. It is one of the ultimate live music hubs in Cairo. Everything is different and special in the club, from the music played to cocktails provided, and dishes served. Every day has a different theme with its special live music, so it can cater to your needs whether if you want to party in the weekend or want a midweek break. The vibes over there always bring positive energy and engaging attitude. Cairo Jazz Club stage is always a place where new talents are discovered as well as famous bands and musicians who perform there frequently. You will find Cairo Jazz Club in 26th July Street, Agouza, and another venue in Sheikh Zayed’s Gezira Plaza.
Here is the first place of Japanese and Latin cuisine combined. In Izakaya, you’ll get to know more Japanese plates rather than Sushi such as Robata and Maki Rolls. And for the first time, you can try their Nikkei Peruvian cuisine represented in their delicious cold Sashimi. Izakaya is located in Guezira plaza, Sheikh Zayed City.
If you want to dine out with your family or friends, visit The Smokery for an elegant experience. At Smokery, you will have a high-quality fine dining in a great and charming setting. It serves food and beverages that are deliciously lasting, with a soothing music in the background. Located in Katameya Heights and Heliopolis, The Smokery opens all weekdays till late at night.
Located in a prime location overlooking the Nile, Left Bank brings you the French Brasserie experience and is inspired by salons of downtown Cairo. Left Bank menu encompasses homemade French pastry, pizzas, gourmet sandwiches, as well as great beverages. It is a great breakfast option as it opens from 8:00 am and offers great oriental and western plates. Its location is easy; just head to Abou El Feda Street in Zamalek.
Be Good To You
Do you want to eat whatever you crave for without messing up your nutrition plans? You can definitely achieve this dream at Be Good To You. In Be Good To You, the food and beverages made there are really healthy, starting from the 100% natural juices to the very delicious dishes cooked to suit both your appetite and health. Be Good To You caters to all your needs throughout the day through its menu that is divided into a lot of Be sections; Be a Morning Person for breakfast, Be Sweet for desserts, Be Warm for soups, and so on. Located in the Tennis Club House in Katameya Heights, Be Good To You is a place that cannot be missed!
Naguib Mahfouz Cafe
Located in Khan Al Khalili, the Naguib Mahfouz Cafe is one of the greatest oriental places one cannot miss, providing a wide variety selection of authentic food and beverages. Named after by the Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, the cafe is full of his pictures with his books’ titles engraved in wood. It offers you a classy, hassle-free experience, with an arabesque decor and comfortable seating.
Because you always deserve the best, Boutique SPA for women has to be your next destination, ladies! In one or two hours, you can have one of the most relaxing and refreshing experience. Relieve any stress by visiting this spa and get a wide variety of high-quality services with exceptional offers. In Boutique SPA, you’ll have a wide variety of massage services such as body scrub, facial massage, and many more. It is located in Sri Lanka Street, Zamalek. Don’t forget to ask about their packages.
Escape Room Egypt
When you are with your friends, you usually want to have a different adventurous experience. Head to Escape Room Egypt to have the real escape game experience! The challenges you will face there enhance the problem-solving skills and teamwork spirit, while enjoying some fun at the same time. In Escape Room Egypt, you get stuck in a themed room for 60 minutes and you have to find a solution to go out of the room with several hints. You should give it a try. It is located in Omar Ibn Al Khattab Street, Heliopolis.
“Come and Visit Sultan The Penguin” is not a joke, it is real. Now in Egypt, you can have a full North Pole experience with Ski Egypt. In a temperature ranging between -3 and -5 degrees Celsius, you can do various snow-based activities such as having a walk in the snow park or having a snow view in the snow lake cafe, in addition to various ice games. And now it is real, you can meet the penguins and play with them in the same place. Located in Mall of Egypt, Ski Egypt provides you with all the equipment needed to have the ultimate experience.