ALEF Bookstores

ALEF Bookstores are an Egyptian chain who opened their first store in Heliopolis, Cairo in 2009 and now have 40+ points of sale in different cities throughout Egypt (Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Assuit, Ismailiah , Suez, Tanta and Mansoura). ALEF have launched many key initiatives in Egypt to encourage people to read, including our Knowledge Taxi and Egypt Reads campaigns.

ALEF’s mission is to create highly knowledgeable, intellectual, and well-read Arab communities throughout the world. ALEF Bookstores are very proud to have opened their first international store in Baker Street, London in October 2015 and their Hammersmith store in September 2017. Selling a selection of curated English Books, Arabic Books, Children’s Books, Gifts, Cards and Stationery.

ALEF Bookstores aim to provide it’s customers with a wide selection of English and Arabic books. With help from their cooperative and knowledgeable staff, who are always ready to answer all customers’ questions and enquiries.