Al'Khalili Coffeeshop

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Al'Khalili Coffeeshop is a food shop in River's Rest. It is located within the Khan'Kel Bazaar Premium home neighborhood.

[[al'Khalili Coffeeshop] (706254)]
Daylight filters through the branches of a pomegranate tree hanging over one tall wall of this open air cafe. The enclosed courtyard is ringed with partitioned alcoves and tables, and lebbek latticework arches overhead, connecting large swathes of sun-faded cotton in an attempt to provide shade. Lit incense censers clutter the tabletops, casting a heavy haze of scented smoke across the area. A tall cafe proprietor stands behind a counter covered in numerous braziers, coffeepots, cups, and bottles.


      Savdahl al'Khalili exclaims, "Xynwen!  Welcome back!  I have some top quality merchandise today in the backroom."

  Coffee-stained parchment
  1. a cup of black Taquynian coffee   4. a chunk of creamy cheese
  2. a mug of rich hazelnut coffee     5. a goblet of barberry port
  3. a slice of barberry pie          

  Backroom Coffee-stained parchment
  6. a glass of Taquynian whiskey

Tavern Keeper

The cafe proprietor is a tall dark elf, dressed in a flowing black and grey-striped tunic with a white turban tied with a black sash on his head.  Savdahl al'Khalili has dark, sparkling eyes with deep laugh lines and a long moustache over a wide mouth.

Historical Info

Previous menu and info before the 2023 update to the shop.

Roomname: al'Khalili Coffeeshop
Room Description: A low, arched door grants entrance to a courtyard ringed with partitioned alcoves and tables. The lamps here are lit both day and night, and the calm, dreamy atmosphere seems to blur the edges of time and place. Here and there, tabletops are littered with braziers, coffeepots and cups, along with small glasses that offer stronger poisons. You also see a tavern door and a tavern keeper.

Item                       Price
   1. Burberry port              50
   2. Taquynian whiskey          50
   3. Rich hazelnut coffee       50
   4. Black Taquynian coffee     50
   5. Burberry pie               35
   6. Creamy cheese              35
The tavern keeper is a tall dark elf, dressed in a flowing black and grey striped tunic and a white turban tied with a black sash.  Above his long moustache and wide mouth, his eyes are dark and evocative.  They sparkle as if hinting that their owner is the keeper of some great mystery rather than the coffeehouse where he resides.

Behind the Scenes

The coffee shop is almost certainly named after the Khan el-Khalili, a large souk in the historic district in Cairo. Moreover, Khan'Kel Bazarr's name may itself be an allusion to the Khan el-Khalili.