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Nagib Mafouz

#36 of 4,075 Restaurants in Cairo}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Middle Eastern,
Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27957377
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“khan el” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviews (77)
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of these cozy and neat coffee shops in Al-Hussain area that provide food with a music band. Good quality is good (not the best, but it is clean and edible). Atmosphere is the the one and only reason for you to be in...More

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

first, dare to walk arround khan el khalili , go to the old side , specifically to Qalun mosque , then find NAGIB MAFOUZ restaurant inside khan el khalili and enjoy egyptian and oriental dinner , try to arrive when a live music runs. dare...More

Thank Damiana L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

After long walk in Khan el khalili & old district of old Cairo. Very nice and safe place to have a delicious meal and drinks. The security controlling the gate waiters will welcome you with a real lovely smile, service is very fast fresh juice...More

Thank egaafar77
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful night.. Tasty food , clean place , wonderful staff specially(Am Sherif)😍 Music 🎶 was lovely😍😍😍 Thanks a lot Naguib Mahfouz staff you made my day 🌹

Thank Chaimaa F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

after strolling streets of old Cairo and the souk, htisis a very welcoming place, fresh,a nd their food is delicious, in the "café" section (preferred) or at the restaurant. We went back many time; Chicha for amateurs.

Thank Pascale R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

we had sohour at this restaurant me and my family, Food was tasty and staff were so helpful its a little bit expensive but every thing was excellent

Thank Mona Y
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Actually there is another page of same place here https://www.tripadvisor.ru/Restaurant_Review-g294201-d1944490-Reviews-Naguib_Mahfouz_Cafe-Cairo_Cairo_Governorate.html but i'll repeat myself - it is a nice place for beginners to explore Cairo and it is still tasty for repeaters.

Thank Natallia-BY
Reviewed 7 May 2017

In the heart of the open air bazaar we found this historical restaurant. It was safe. The place was oriental and picturesque. The stuff very kind and helpful. Taking photos in the front lounge is prohibited. The food was excellent. Pita bread was tasty and...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

After strolling through Khan el Khalili, looking for a good copper tray, lots of haggling, and lots of "no thank you", it's a pleasure to come to Nagib Mafouz Restaurant. The menu features all sorts of Egyptian food, tasty appetizers and tempting deserts. We enjoyed...More

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Good typical Egyptian food, slightly off the main square, in a pleasant area. Named after the famous Egyptian writer. Look up to see the streets he describes in Palace Walk, with the houses almost touching.

Thank Norelynn
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.24 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27957377
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