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!
Noon by Fagnoon – More than Just Arts and Crafts
Fagnoon has had a long history of attracting children and families to their idyllic premises on Mariouteya Road. Now Fagnoon has headed East, and we are thrilled to have a place to get creative, dirty, get in touch with nature and be free. Located at Hyde Park Developments in New Cairo, Fagnoon has spun-off a sub-brand called Noon by Fagnoon, offering a variety of arts and crafts activities and their famous color fight and mud fight. Guaranteed fun for all ages.
Address: Hyde Park – Call for location
Working hours: 10 am to 7 pm
Telephone: 0105 069 6900
Spinneys – New grocery shopping experience in Maadi
As Spinneys continues to expand its presence in Egypt, Degla in Maadi has been welcomed the latest Spinneys branch. Strategically located opposite Maadi Grand Mall, an area with a high flow of residents and shoppers. Offering fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, deli and dairy, a bakery as well as an extensive range of non-food items. A quick shopping experience for those who like to shop-in, with delivery service available through the app or hotline 16005.
Address: Naguib Al Mestekawi – Opposite to Maadi Grand Mall
Working hours: 9 am to 12 am
The Cheese Co. – For the love of cheese
At your next home gathering impress your guests with these amazing eye-popping, jaw-dropping cheese platters from The Cheese Co. Grazing boards go beyond the basic cheese platter to include dips, dried fruits, nuts and cold cuts – it is the perfect combination of putting a bit of everything together. Ordering is easy through the Instagram shop where you will find a variety of sizes and options. You will also find a very nice Picnic Box with cheese, crackers, olives, strawberries, mini pretzels presented in a rustic round card board box, ready to go and serve.
Telephone: 0109 8763165
Lulu Hypermarket – Opens largest branch in Egypt at Park Mall, Porto New Cairo Complex
Residents of New Cairo were already used to Lulu Hypermarket by the Police Academy, now the Group has opened its 200th shop, its largest branch in Egypt. Spread over an area of 9.500 sqm at Park Mall right opposite AUC, Lulu Hypermarket continues to offer a variety of products from food and beverage, to clothing, electronics, sports equipment and household needs. Lulu Hypermarket aims help customers find all their needs in one place only, and for the best prices in the market.
Telephone: +2 2268 6274
Orca Swimming Nation by Shehab Younis – Unlocking the champion in you
Olympian swimmer representing Egypt in London 2012, Shehab Younis is the Founder and Head Coach of Orca Swimming Nation, a swimming academy located at Nile International College in the First Settlement. It is the first academy in the area to have all coaches certified by FINA – International Swimming Federation. Lessons start from age 3 years, Orca Swimming Nation operates on weekday afternoons and weekends. Check out its online platforms for class schedules and assessment bookings.
Address: Nile International College
Telephone: 0100 048 2712