7 Top Pubs & Bars In New Cairo To Enjoy The Nightlife

Cairo – the city of thousand minarets, long been a center for political and cultural life but also its nightlife! Despite strict laws, Cairo knows how to party! So, today you’ll discover the 7 best Bars In New Cairo! The city is renowned for being slightly progressive and offers the best bars, where one can enjoy the nightlife in New Cairo. 

1. Shahrazad Cairo 

Shahrazad Cairo 

Location: Al Azbakeya

Type of venue: Hotel Bar

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: Yes 

A must-visit spot for party lovers! A sight for the traditional Egyptian entertainment of belly dancing overlooking the wonderful Nile river, with an impressive view making it one of the best bars in Cairo. It is also located near several landmarks such as Cairo Opera House and the Egyptian Museum all within a 3km radius.

An ideal position to explore the city of Cairo. The interior is made of red velvet drapes, astral lighting, suave Arabic music, and the world’s most delicious food. One can relax and order Skkara, a famous local lager and enjoy the vivacious ambiance and bustling bars in New Cairo.

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 10 am to 4 am

Must Try: Coffee 

2. Pub 28

Location: Zamalek

Type of venue: Pub 

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: it’s always better to be on the safe side

Pub 28 delivers everything from food, great drinks, and great service, to one of the well-known nightclubs in Zamalek. The place has a very loyal customer base and is most often filled with middle-aged people as it is one of the oldest bars in New Cairo. If you visit even twice you’ll see people recognize you and call your name as you enter. It is dimly lit and always full – so join another table and make new friends. A fun fact: many couples have met here!! For a pub, it is moderately priced and serves the best food among the bars in New Cairo. 

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 12 pm to 2 am

Must Try: Hungarian Goulash

3. Golden Pharaoh Dinner Cruise 

Golden Pharaoh Dinner Cruise 

Location: Giza District

Type of venue: Bar

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: Yes

The golden pharaoh dinner cruise is a two-hour-long journey gliding along the elegant and royal Nile river, formerly polluted and has been cleaned up and transformed, while enjoying Egyptian food and entertainment, making it one of the most culturally rich bars in New Cairo.

You can watch folk performances such as belly dancing as one dig into the delicious and freshly prepared food. It is the perfect stop for a low-key night out. One can enjoy their drinks at the Nile Cafe which is at the waterfront of the Pharaoh while watching the pelicans dive and the breeze of the Nile river hitting your face. It is one of the most touristy bars in New Cairo. 

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 10 am to 12 am

Must Try: Sakkra ( local lager) 

4. The Cairo Cellar 

The Cairo Cellar 

Location: Zamalek

Type of venue: Pub  

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: Yes

The Cairo Cellar is one of the oldest and most loved bars in New Cairo. It has a pleasant vintage ambiance that takes you back in time. If you’re looking for a good change to the daily routine, The Cairo Cellar is the place to visit. Also worth mentioning is its location, which is in the basement of Hotel President. This place is a reminder of the past, an escape, and offers electrifying nightlife. It also has a beautifully carved cellar with excellent woodwork filled with liquor and wine from all over the world. 

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 1 pm to 2 am

Must Try: Draft Beer, Sangrias

5. Cairo Jazz Club

Cairo Jazz Club

Location: Madinet Al Eelam

Type of venue: Bar-Club

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: Yes

One of the oldest clubs with live music, the Cairo Jazz Club is considered a heaven for music lovers and those who enjoy parties. A lively place with music to enjoy and serving delicious food and bar beers. The club was set up as a portal for manifesting the art and expression through the kind of music. It has become one of the favorite spots while vacationing in the city.

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 9 pm to 3 am

Must Try: Middle Eastern Food

6. Crimson Bar And Grill

Crimson Bar And Grill

Location: Zamalek

Type of venue: Bar & grill

Dress code: Casual

Reservation needed: No

The Crimson bar is located on the back street on Zamalek Island and offers an unbeatable view of Rover Nile from the rooftop terrace. The bar is shaped like a square and has high chairs from all around the world to give out the opportunity to hang out with people from different cultures. Whether one has to party with friends or ambing alone, the place will make one carouse till late.

Timings – Monday to Sunday – 8 am to 2 am

Must Try: Cocktails, Grilled food

7. Gu Bar

Gu Bar

Location: Zamalek

Type of venue: Bar

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservation needed: Yes

If you’re looking for a typical nightclub with a touch of Asian you’ve come to the right place. This is the place for an ultimate getaway allowing us to indulge in a completely new world. Gu Bar is surprisingly modern and luxe for a bar stationed on an old Nile Maxim boat. If you’re looking to experience the authentic nightlife in New Cairo you’ve got the right place.

A great place for post-work hangouts for drinks and delicacies. One of their specialties is Asian finger food. Sometimes they have belly dancers performing too!! On Sundays, they offer unlimited sushi and other Asian delicacies. It’s one of the inexpensive bars in New Cairo. 

Timings – Monday to Saturday – 8 pm to 3 am & Sunday – 6.30 pm to 3 am  

Must Try: Sushi


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