What NOT to Miss on the East Side in November 2021


Wondering what’s new on the eastside of Cairo? Tati Hafez takes us on a quick tour of all the new spots, shops and services available to East Siders!

The Bundt Cake Boutique – A celebration cake

A Bundt cake, known in Europe as a celebration cake, is very distinct in its shape and texture. Dense and moist, this high cake is the perfect treat for any gathering. Nermine Helmi is behind this homegrown bakery, specialized in Bundt cakes.

Her idea is to spread happiness through food and fresh, seasonal ingredients. For the winter months, Helmi recommends pumpkin, ginger/pomegranate or orange cake drizzled with Lindt dark chocolate. Check out The Bundt Cake Boutique for the entire selection, also available at select markets in Cairo. Orders should be made with a minimum of 24/48 hours.

Tel: 0100 613 3346

Instagram: @the_bundtcake_boutique

Jardim Brazil – A taste of Brazil

It was about time that the Brazilian bakery-style, known as “padaria” made it to Cairo. The first Brazilian bakery – Jardim Brazil provides a wide variety of authentic Brazilian specialties along with its famous café.

The bakery’s wide selection of savory finger food is displayed on a warm counter, where you can also find a good selection of gourmet sweets. The idea behind the bakery is that you grab a bite on the go, along with your favorite blended café.

Jardim Brazil has a very casual setup, a long counter and a few high chairs, while you wait for your order.

Address: 8S, Sayed Zakarya Street, Sheraton al Matar

Working hours: Daily 10 am to midnight

Tel: +20155 056 6330

Instagram: @jardim.Brazil

Patchouli – Concept store

Patchouli is a concept store that sells carefully selected items from high-end local brands. It showcases a mix of products, accessories and trends under one spot, enhancing the shopping experience.

Address: 220 Road of 221 Road, Maadi Degla

Tel: +20101 473 4761

Instagram: @patchouli.Egy

Hubi’s Story Time at Roxy – German storytime

Roxy is a cozy new restaurant/salad bar that recently opened in Maadi. A great spot for a quiet breakfast on weekdays, with seating outside overlooking the street. Now on weekends, Roxy is hosting Hubi’s story-telling group.

German-speaking children from 4-6 years old can now meet up on a regular basis over the weekend to hear stories and fairy tales along with arts and crafts activities.

Address: 17, Road 254, Maadi

Tel: +20114 043 3330

Instagram: @roxy.egypt

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