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El Fishawi

) #24 of 4,037 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
“juice” (9 reviews)
“mint tea” (34 reviews)
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Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Midan Hussein, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank NOOBA_CEO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  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

1  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.

1  Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I love their mango juice!! Excellent service! You will really feel you are in Cairo!! You should visit el fishawi if you're in cairo.

1  Thank Mara J
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Think of authentic atmosphere, kind of bohemian and laid-back. The aroma of coffee and tea, sheeshas everywhere, chatting, laughter, sometimes oud and drums brought in by guests played away here...that's what this special place is all about. It is worth a trip to the market...More

1  Thank la_speranza
Reviewed 15 April 2017

El Fishawi seems to be very popular! It's in a small alley in the market, but there are big signs all around. The staff quickly got us a table for 6 and we had coffee & tea. We had some food we ate, and they...More

1  Thank NatAtHome
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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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