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Caffè La Sfinge

Via Irnerio, 12/4 - 40126 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 3881183936

Reference maps: B - 5

Date of last update: 27/06/2018, 14:36

3 friends, 2 Egyptians and 1 Libyan, graduated from facolty of engineering in Bologna for an international master's degree.

"While they were studying, they worked in this sector, one as a pastry chef and 2 as a barman and at certain point we decided to stay in the city and open this place, using our knowledge in this sector".

Caffè La Sfinge invites you to deepen, to be curious. Here you will discover the wonderful pastry, the Arabic coffee prepared in the traditional arabic coffee pot (Dallah) and tea.

Then the atmosphere!

"They know how to create the right atmosphere. They decided to focus on that Middle-Eastern look, however, recalled by small details such as their mustard uniform, micro-straw bags for napkins or bread, placemats minimal-folk straw rounds, some souvenir style objects that have fun and music ... between East and Anonymous Venetian! 


Twenty flavous of Narchilè imported from Egypt. 15 types of typical desserts, 10 types of typical salt food, Egyptian coffe, thirty types of tea and infusi, fresh oriental drinks. 

Ethnic/Other countries
Price range
Up to €20
Opening time

Opened all the week from 7am till 0:30am

Closing period

From 0:30am till 7:00am

Payment options


Credit cards Mastercard, American Express, Visa, Saranno disponibile a breve

  • Accessibility
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioned
  • Outdoor seating
  • Noteworthly historical building
  • Prix-fixe
  • Kid-friendly
  • Vegetarian/vegan menu
  • Live music
  • Goog for groups
  • Multilingual staff
  • Romantic
  • Wi-fi