Egyptians in Cairo usually spend their days enjoying a nice meal in a restaurant or some drinks in a local cafe. 

Coffee shops are the most frequented places on weekends, whether it's for breakfast or evening dessert. 

If you’re a Cairo resident or a visitor for the weekend, here are 10 of the most popular cafes in Cairo to visit: 

1. Left Bank

This urban space in the heart of Cairo is fresh, trendy, and serves eye-pleasing, mouthwatering dishes.

At Left Bank, you could enjoy the scenery of the Nile while sipping on your favorite beverage. 

2. Cake Cafe

If you're looking to have an exquisite piece of moist chocolate cake than this is certainly the place to spend your afternoon at.

Cake Cafe will throw a party for your taste buds with their fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies and sweet, sweet cakes. 

3. Cafe Corniche

Cafe Corniche is right by the Nile river in the InterContinental Semiramis Hotel. 

Their high-end service will mirror Egypt's hospitality and good food. 

4. Tasa

A hidden gem in Korba, New Cairo, this little cafe offers a variety of novel tasty dishes that come in a tasa (casserole.)

5. Kafein

As you may have noticed, Kafein isn't your average place. 

In this cafe, they'd rather focus on their coffee and art. They offer a wide collection of paintings and art projects for you to admire and purchase. 

6. El Fishawy Cafe

If you're looking to dive into the historical locations of Cairo and stock up on a few souvenirs, then this is the cafe to visit. 

Located in El Khan el Khaleeli, El Fishawy Cafe is one of the oldest in town; it has been hosting customers for decades.

7. Antique Khana

Antique Khana is one of those places filled with stories and history. 

It offers you a cozy and relaxing environment to enjoy a meal and a chat in a buzzing city.

8. Fresco Bakery

At Fresco Bakery, you will find yourself drooling over the glass vitrine guarding the freshly baked desserts. 

Make sure to try their pizzas as well; as close as it can get to the pure Italian taste. 

9. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

As international as it is, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has quite the following everywhere it goes. 

If you're looking for a spot to indulge in an early breakfast, you'll find breakfast served as early as 7 am.

10. Naguib Mahfouz Cafe

Fancy some good live music while savoring your meal? 

Naguib Mahfouz cafe entertains its guests with live performances creating a buzzing lively atmosphere with pure oriental dishes.