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El Fishawi

) #24 of 4,043 Restaurants in Cairo Cafe, Middle Eastern,
Midan Hussein, Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 25906755
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (8 reviews)
“juice” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Midan Hussein, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A must if you're visiting Cairo. It's a very old and famous cafe in Old Islamic Cairo. You can enjoy a nice cup of green mint tea or Turkish spiced coffee. Nice Staff and quick service there. In summer it's more enjoyable in the evening...More

Thank nsergius
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

elfishawi coffee it's most famous Egyptian oriental coffees in middle of old Cairo , beside elhosseuin mosque and el azhaar mosque ...enjoying with oriental night there

Thank Muhamed_hossseny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You must go to elfishawi coffee shop to enjoy the Egyptian atmosphere and some tea, coffee or juice. Make sure you try there logma coffee

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is well known, if you don't go to El Fishawi you didn't make it to Cairo. Although the tea is so strong, the vibe there is super amazing. Try the Hubble-Bubble (Sheesha) there.

Thank BrazilWiz
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Wonderful place to get a sense of the vibrant Khan al Khalili Market and the spirit of Egypt. Beware you will be approached by vendors, but this all part of the experience as tourists and Egyptians enjoy tea and soak up the atmosphere. Also, use...More

1  Thank LCCanadian
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The best place to have good time, smoke shisha and discuss an issue with any person setting next to you .... a must visit place if you are in Cairo

3  Thank NOOBA_CEO
Reviewed 23 May 2017

El Fishawi: It’s located right next to the Khan-el-Khalili on Al-Babistand street. It is considered as the most renowned café in the Arab world & a monumental to the traditional Egyptian social style of relaxing with friends/colleagues over coffee, tea & tobacco(Shisha).While you are in...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

This traditional Cafe is inside the Khan El Khalil bazaar, in a narrow street, but easy to find. The decoration is antique, very beautiful and relaxing. There is both inside and outside seating area, just on the street. A wonderful place to have coffee and/or...More

2  Thank Princess_Huda
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

One of the most famous sites of the history of ancient Cairo has a decorative design heritage is very dazzling and the most magnificent surrounded by shops Antiques and handicrafts, but the place is many begging and most of the cooperation of the co-sponsors with...More

2  Thank الفالح ا
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Touristy, yes. Local, yes. Efficient service and the buzz of Khan El Khalili makes this a fun place to visit. Always worth going back to you, especially if you like balady awha.

2  Thank Nicola M
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.18 km away
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midan Hussein, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 25906755
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