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26 June St. Zamalik Next to Body Shop, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27359436
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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Reminiscent of Cairo's cosmopolitan bygone days. Still offering wonderful pastries. Still popular with both local and foreign residents in the area but also frequented from far and wide.

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Thank Amin A
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Since more than 40 years it remains perfect best pastries , oriental sweets and cakes delicious breakfast Cosy atmosphere and friendly service with reasonable prices

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Thank Mostafa A
London, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

First off, if you don't like smokey environments, this place probably isn't for you. It's a local hang out, particularly for the local retired gentlemen and there's pretty much a constant flow of smoke. But, if you don't mind that (or can stand it for 20-30 minutes) it's a really interesting place to people watch. The coffee is good and... More 

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Thank TessBless
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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406 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

It is has been known for its delicious pastries and bakery since long time with the friendly staff I used to have breakfast there now they opened a new branch at sheik Zayad so I started going again enjoying the best breakfast

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Thank Mostafa A
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Best cappuccino fluffy pastries friendly atmosphere a lot of stories in the faces of their regular customers that remind you of the glamorous 30s 40s in Cairo

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Thank Lina64
Cairo, Egypt
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166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

The interior of this place is really run down. Seating area is small, tables are small and too close to one another. However, their pastries are very good and prices are reasonable.

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Thank Hatem R
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

what I can tell about this place, Its very old cafe not renovated but u will love it the second u enter, they have the best breakfast and tea with milk, the service is more than great, they have really good deserts beside all the workers there they try to make you feel like you are part of the family... More 

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Thank Zeina2015
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

Located in sherif street, in Cairo down town. I loved simonds sandwitches, salad,and the coffee is amazing.

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Thank Hwayda
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

This is traditional coffee shop right along Zamelek's busiest street and local, local, local. Be prepared to speak Arabic or simply point. Plenty of foreigners visit so you may get lucky and find an English speaker.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 26 June St. Zamalik Next to Body Shop, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27359436

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