A lovely dancing spot with the best house music tunes, 24K is favoured by young party animals seeking decent drinks and a night of partying with the performances of talented local DJs. They serve a great set of beverages and tasty snacks that make your outing even more enjoyable.
Aeon is an underrated gem in Cairo’s nightlife scene, presenting exactly what you need when you think of the perfect night out: great music, elegant ambience and excellent food. It’s a spot where you can enjoy the latest beats by local DJs alongside haute cuisine and a myriad of delicious beverages and hard liquors. Our favourite on the menu is their salmon steak and their apple strudel.
Almaz is a modern lounge and bar with a traditional twist that makes it a unique location. Managed by Deals Pub, it enjoys a similar friendly air, quality ingredients and value for money. Customers can enjoy an array of Egyptian and Oriental delicacies, as well as great beverages, of which the White Lady cocktail is our favourite.
Andiamo is one of the best pizza bars in Cairo with a great atmosphere, excellent sangrias and cocktails, and of course, tasty Italian pizza; all of which is enhanced with lovely music and an overall hospitable ambience. Their Lake House branch, with its spacious premises and elegant décor, is one of the trendiest night spots for partygoers.
Andiamo is one of the best pizza bars in Cairo with a great atmosphere, excellent sangrias and cocktails, and of course, tasty Italian pizza; all of which is enhanced with lovely music and an overall hospitable ambience. Their 6th of October branch is guaranteed to keep raising the bar for partygoers of the western part of town.
Andiamo is one of the best pizza bars in Cairo with a great atmosphere, excellent sangrias and cocktails, and of course, tasty Italian pizza; all of which is enhanced with lovely music and an overall hospitable ambience. Their Monaco pizza is a common favourite, while their eponymous Andiamo served with smoked salmon and red caviar is a mouth-watering delicacy.
Trendy, sophisticated and boasting a futuristic feel, Bogali is a lovely spot to party and enjoy an impressive line-up of fine platters and tasty beverages. They host a myriad of events and fun nights, including karaoke competitions and exquisite Oriental nights. This is the go-to place to party hard, enjoy live performances and have some great food.
Burgundy’s amazing atmosphere and stunning scenery are what make it stand out. Aside from the great service, the spot is where Cairenes can enjoy the best of jazz nights like nowhere else, cementing itself as a nightlife touchstone in Egypt. Burgundy hosts day parties as well as night events.
A brand that first established its great reputation in Sharm El Sheikh, Bus Stop has quickly become one of Cairo’s biggest names in the nightlife scene, featuring the best of local DJs and underground tunes. As an everyday-themed bar, lounge and restaurant; Bus Stop presents a wide variety of food and beverages, with their espresso martini and Bus Stop pizza being our favourites.
Cairo Jazz Club is a favourite among fun-loving Cairenes and expats with eclectic music tastes. There are regular live local bands performing mainly jazz, house and R&B. Boogie Nights are presented twice a week, featuring popular bands and visiting artists; while some amazing DJ performances can also be found. We recommend their crispy cheese jalapeno balls to accompany a good refreshing drink.
Cairo Jazz Club is a favourite among fun-loving Cairenes and expats with eclectic music tastes. There are regular live local bands performing mainly jazz, house and R&B; while some well-known international DJs also perform in their spacious, lively branch in West Cairo. Additionally, their extensive menu features some surprisingly delicious dishes.
A lovely addition to Cairo’s fine dining and clubbing scene, Casablanca on the Blue Nile Boat is a homage to the glamour of the famous 1942 film from which the restaurant and bar gets its name. Customers can expect the freshest pan-Mediterranean cuisine before midnight, whereas the stunning restaurant transforms into a trendy club, where the resident DJ takes guests on a dancing journey until dawn.
Gū Bar is where visitors can savour some delicious Asian food and enjoy the night with amazing live entertainment hosted on a daily basis; in addition to a wide variety of drinks that cater to distinguished tastes. Their Red Curry Salmon and Grilled Shrimp Thai Style are common favourites. Reservation is a must on weekends.
Serving a wide selection of cocktails, imported wines and an à la carte dinner menu, Haroun Al Rashid is a luxurious nightclub home to great partying –the oriental way. The nightspot features famous Egyptian stars like belly dancer Dina, as well as many other performers that enhance the night’s spark. We recommend their grilled beef tenderloin.
Among Cairo’s hottest destinations is 6th of October City’s multi-ethnic restaurant and lounge, Indigo. The cuisine is a mix of Spanish, Vietnamese and Indonesian food. Whatever you crave, you will find it there. The price range isn’t very competitive, but they do serve some great cocktails. Evening entertainment that features local DJs makes this venue a trendy nightlife spot.
IVY Restaurant & Bar is a place where you can have delicious food and listen to some good music in a pleasantly eccentric setting. The overall feel of IVY’s mood is modernistic and luxurious, while the atmosphere is quite friendly with a lovely crowd, professional staff and great tunes that surround the premises.
Kazoku is a cheerful contemporary Japanese restaurant and bar with excellent service. The restaurant’s signature rolls include their mouthwatering foie gras served with nuts, and their spicy Hamachi which we can never get enough of. They also serve a range of great cocktails, of which their Thyme Gimlet is our favourite.
A Japanese-Peruvian restaurant with a sophisticated atmosphere, Keji evokes an awe-inspiring, modernistic ambience with head-turning adornments including their signature dangling chandeliers and contemporary interior design. Our favourites include their Temakis and delicious Milk Punch.
When the renowned Manipuri and The Bar have merged into Le Duplex, Cairenes were granted a getaway where they can enjoy the most delectable Indian cuisine on the first floor and brilliantly concocted drinks on the second floor. This nightspot is always a haven for those who like to party to the latest local tunes.
A popular discotheque and nightclub, Le Mirage is where you can listen and dance to various renowned musicians and popular tunes; while enjoying a wide selection of drinks and light snacks that enhance the mood and keep you energised for a long night of partying.
A typical lounge with a unique crowd and a lovely array of beverages, LIV lounge is where Cairenes of a diverse age range alleviate all the stress of the week. It’s a great spot to socialise and enjoy a modern ambience with great service and an attentive staff.
A social drink and dine spot with sky-high views in Garden City, Mantis is a harbour of great live performances, including international touring musicians and local indie performers ready to get the crowd moving. With a stunning scenery, brilliant music and delicious food and beverages, Mantis is favoured by a wide age range of partygoers and luxury-lovers.
Mezcal is the product of many years of traveling, tasting and discovering. Their journeys give customers an authentic taste of Latin American cuisine, with all its modern and traditional variations. The interiors are a combination of comfort and modernity, giving a lovely first impression upon being escorted to your table. Their guacamole recipes are nothing like you’ve ever tasted before, and we especially recommend their brilliant Avohummus.
O Bar is an elegant and modern bar and lounge with a vibrant energy. It has a wide selection of great cocktails and Cuban cigars. With lively music, themed parties, an international female resident DJ, and the best guest DJs in town; O Bar is surely a must-see.
With fabulous Nile and skyline sceneries, alongside a range of signature drinks and a lush rooftop view, Opia is on top of the list when it comes to the finest nightlife experiences. A luxurious lounge with contemporary ambience and brilliant service, it is where some of the trendiest events and parties take place. The contemporary tunes are sure to elevate your mood and make Opia’s signature cocktails taste even more delicious.
Trendy, stunning and floating; Otium is an open-air lounge, restaurant and club which has long cemented its mark in the nightlife scene in Cairo. It features an astonishing view of the city, a bar that is equipped with the finest liquor; and a setting where visitors can enjoy a starry night and a pleasant breeze. Otium is a lavish adult-only location, perfect for both night and day outings.
With outstanding atmosphere, music, service, and a commendable staff, Outdoors is a lovely bar with a great party mood that buzzes throughout the venue. Although a little on the pricey side, it’s nonetheless a brilliant option for great drinks and tasty snacks.
Though it’s often strict about reservation, when you do get a spot, Pier 88 is a luxurious lounge and restaurant featuring elite service, top-notch quality food and a lovely ambience complemented by catchy tunes playing throughout the venue. Their Pie Sangria, which they make with white or red wine, is a must-try.
A unique boutique hotel hugging the bank of the Nile, Riverside is a popular nightlife spot in Zamalek. It combines the best of daytime dining, serving fresh continental breakfasts daily and bountiful brunches on the weekends; with fine night-time dining accentuated by an extensive menu that caters to every taste. The elegant ambience is spiced up on the weekends as guest DJs bring the latest beats to light up the night.
With the maroon hues of its beautiful décor and its overall calming atmosphere, Sachi is a brilliant spot for some delicious sushi and Mediterranean fusion cuisine, alongside a lovely array of great cocktails and a myriad of beverages. Bartenders can recommend you something that suits your taste, while their concoctions are always as tasty as they look.
A full-fledged Asian fusion themedrestaurantoffering a taste driven selection, Saigon adds value to your dining experience with its wide floor-to-ceiling windows that show offthespectacular Nileview. With plush interiors, distinct décor, and walls covered in mother of pearl tiles, the restaurant’s contemporary design leaves visitors savouring a pre or post dinner drink inthedefinition of elegance as they enjoy live entertainment alongside an unbeatable Nile view.
With a stimulating mood that will instantly capture you, Sass boasts a modernistic setting adorned with a stunning view of the Nile; while featuring great live performances that will keep your dining experience company. We recommend their Tea Smoked Salmon and Teriyaki Octopus.
A lovely place with a refined yet cosy atmosphere, Speakeasy is an elegant restaurant and bar where the hospitable staff is well trained and friendly. The food is tasty and the variety of the menu is simply outstanding; while the cigar lounge has a great vintage feel to it. Prices are on the reasonable side, given the quality of the food and service. Their lobster soup is lovely.
Set in Conrad Cairo Hotel, Stage One is a trendy lounge and bar embellished in contemporary designs that complement the stunning view of the Nile. Often favoured by middle aged crowds looking for excellent service, great beverages and fun entertainment; this spot is widely deemed a refreshing aberration from its clamorous counterparts. Their extensive list of cocktails is impressive, with their Drunk Love being one of our many favourites.
Perched up high on the 19th floor of Cairo Capital Club, lies the lush new Stash Bar. The staggering venue offers unmatched Nile and city views, making it the quintessential hideout to unwind and enjoy a conversation over drinks and delicious bites.
Located high up on the edge of Nile Plaza’s ravishing rooftop pool with stunning views of the inland oasis surrounding the area, Upper Deck Lounge is a cosy lounge adorned with paintings and sculptures that create a gallery-like experience. The menu offers a handpicked selection of international tapas and an extensive variety of sushi and sashimi selections, complemented with a mouth-watering array of desserts and cocktails for a delectable dining experience.
Venue Lounge offers a beautiful Nile view, catchy music and tasty food –all on a boat with calming scenery on deck. Inside, visitors can enjoy the stimulating vibes of the venue’s ambience, get moving on the dance floor to some popular local DJ tunes, and enjoy Cairene nightlife at its finest.
A popular event venue and bar, Zigzag is where you can catch up with the latest local tunes and enjoy a wild night of dancing, drinking and socialising with a lively crowd. Zigzag is mostly favoured by those who wish to keep up with the trendy underground music scene with a good drink in hand.