Cairo Jazz Club is an ultra cool venue and a popular nightspot in Ginza. The atmosphere is lively yet laid-back, and the music (which changes every night) is consistently excellent, giving you a great choice of songs. Team you favorite drinks with the international cuisine that features seafood while you enjoy the music and the great ambiance. Before heading straight to Cairo Jazz Club, make sure to make a reservation!
The Garden Bar is an upscale bar in the Heliopolis locality of Cairo and is one of the most popular watering holes in the city. The place is rustic with exposed brick walls, elevated ceilings, a traditional bar area and decent seating options. The bar also has an outdoor patio if you'd like to unwind under the night sky. This place is known for its innovative handcrafted cocktails, which is something that you must try if you come here. In addition to the cocktails, the bar also has a wide range of beer and spirits that go very well with the snacks on offer.
This is an old favorite that attracts regulars from all over the city. This might be as close as you'll get to a neighborhood bar in Cairo, and it's always packed with middle-aged Egyptians, loud expats and contemplative travelers, all caressing beers in its dimly lit confines. Sit comfortably in the two-room restaurant or pick between the low furniture and comfy stools in the bar. There's rarely an empty table, so join a group and make some friends - many couples have actually met here. The staff are competent but aloof. For a pub, the fare's not bad at all. Try the mezze menu for creamy baba ghanough, tehina and hummus. Pasta and steaks are offered, and, on the whole, are very well-prepared. Also worth a mention is the Hungarian goulash and there's a fully-stocked bar.
Elegantly located on the third floor of the famous Nile City Towers in downtown Cairo, Nineteen Twenty Five is a speakeasy-style bar and restaurant known for its prohibition-era decor and jazzy vibe. The food served here is contemporary and are presented with vivid colors, offering not only a feast for your taste buds but also a treat for the eyes. The bar is stocked with international liquors and spirits, but the cocktails are what run the show. The bartenders are highly-skilled, creating their own takes on classic cocktails, leaving you with a familiar yet new experience. The seating areas are intimate and well spread, which when combined with the jazz music playing in the background makes it one of the best places for a dinner date in the city.
Reserved only for dinners, Ruen Thai is as its name suggests, is a fine dining restaurant that specializes in Thai cuisine. Elegantly located within the luxurious 5-star Dusit Thani LakeView Hotel, the restaurant is mainly frequented by its guests but also welcomes general visitors with open arms The interiors are tastefully done, featuring contemporary furnishings, sleek chandeliers, attractive wall hangings and intimate seating areas. If the extensive menu is too complex for your liking, go for the Thod Mun Goong, Thod Mun Goong and Thod Mun Goong which are some of the restaurant's specialties.
Maximize your Cairo nightlife experience at 35. Nestled alongside the Four Seasons Hotel, this place draws in celebrities and international elite. Select a seat at the bar or a fuchsia velvet booth amidst illuminated furnishings, plasma screens and eclectic lighting. The impressive ambiance is matched by an unparalleled menu of creative cocktails and wine and liquor from around the world. Japanese appetizers share space with French main courses as sushi, sashimi, tempura rolls, Thai-style beef, risotto gambas and tournedos de grillée aux cèpes offer a melange of Asian and European flavors. Celebrated DJs set the tempo of a glamorous night of dancing and high spirits.
One of several coffee bars in this famous hotel, Abou Aly is distinctive for its elegant Asian terrace. It's a good place to go if you want a quiet drink in an attractive setting, and maybe a puff of shisha (waterpipe). The Asian ambience is pervasive, and you might just forget that you're in the Ritz Carlton. In summer, the terrace is a relaxing place to people watch, while in winter it is enclosed and dressed up like a Bedouin tent. A singer entertains in the evenings. The menu is small on snacks, but has several good traditional dessert options. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and alcohol are served at moderate prices. Rich apple-flavored shisha is available, and the attendants vigilantly watch the coals. No alcohol is served during Ramadan.
Nestled somewhere within Fairmont Nile City, L'Uliveto is an upscale Italian restaurant with an impressive interior. The decor consisting of wood and marble flooring, suspended lanterns, leather lounges and plants give this place a welcoming vibe. It is in such a luxurious place that you get to enjoy authentic Italian dishes that are complemented by the wide range of drinks served here.
Walk into the swanky interior of Sachi, a treasure-trove of Mediterranean and sushi and other Japanese recipes that doubles up as a bar. Established in 2014, the restaurant serves delights such as Shrimp Quinoa, Rigatoni, Simon Steak, Filet Mignon, Butterfield Chicken, Warm Molten Tart and Miso Soufflé. Thanks to the aforementioned features, Sachi was one of World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB)'s winners in 2017.
For those who crave excellent Meditterranean cuisine, Sud is just right for you. Ideally located within the premises of Sofitel El Gezirah, dining in this splendid restaurant and bar will be a memorable experience. Feast upon some of your favorite dishes with your family and friends and view the magnificent Nile flowing by. You can also catch this exceptional sight by dining on the terrace. Other dining options for you are Buddha Bar, Vendome, Kebabgy (El) or Deck (Le).
Execs, ex-pats and Saudi sheikhs frequent this not particularly Spanish hotel bar. Come on Thursdays with the rest of the crowd. The soft chairs and small tables lining the bar's corridor invite couples and groups to gather and chat. Stained glass windows with a flamenco dancer and onion domes (perhaps she's performing at the Kremlin?) are about as Spanish as it gets. Tunes by the likes of Britney Spears and Def Leppard are overplayed. The service; however, is sharp. Small mezze dishes can be ordered. There's a free tapas buffet on Thursday nights. Stella local and other drinks are available at very reasonable prices.
Al Rubayyat is a continental restaurant located at the Mena House Oberoi Hotel in Cairo. The interiors are grand with Arabesque arches, Mashrabia screens and illuminated by typical Islamic ornate brass lanterns. The food served at Al Rubayyat is continental with a lot of delicacies on offer. Live folkloric music and dancing bands entertain guests and add to the whole dining experience.