Food & Drink

Top Restaurants
Top Bars
  • Shinko Cocktail bar / Exclusive top-end lounge
  • Gu Bar Modern and luxe bar on the Nile Maxim boat (a luxurious cruising restaurant boat)
  • The Cairo Cellar One of the oldest and much loved establishments in the capital
Other Food & Drink
  • What the Crust (Italian/Pizza)
  • The St. Regis Bar & Water Garden, 1897 The Bar & Cigar Lounge, Odeon Palace Bar

Activities & Attractions

Top Activities
  • The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx Egypt’s most famous attraction. The Sphinx and the three pyramids of kings Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure sit on the Giza plateau in Greater Cairo
  • Khan El-Khalili Bazaar Cairo isn’t complete without getting lost in the winding alleys of Khan El-Khalili bazaar. (Note: be sure to stop by the rows of cafes near Al-Azhar mosque, which serve hot bowls of "koshary", a national favourite of rice, macaroni and lentils topped with tomato sauce and fried onions, and feteer)
  • Do the "Walk Like An Egyptian" tour a tour company founded by local guide Asmaa Khattab—this tour offers unique insight and access to Cairo's cultural sites (which individuals may not have access to).
  • The Egyptian Museum & The Grand Egyptian Museum TEM: contains the world’s largest collection of Egyptian artifacts + TGEM: a new museum (2023) set to be the world’s largest archaeological museum dedicated to a single civilization
  • Cruise on a Felucca A felucca (small boat) on the Nile is a must. Cafellucca offers two-hour trips with the option of breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks. (Note: a minimum of six people may be required.)
Other Attractions
  • Sites • Coptic Cairo, The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Salah El Din Citadel, Islamic Cairo, Gayer-Anderson Museum, Cairo Tower, Manial Palace Museum, Saqqara and Dahshur


Top Stays