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Old Winter Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good15%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“lobster soup” (3 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, French
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LOCATION
Old Winter Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant can be a bit confusing at times, when it occasionally gets divided into the 1886 & the Corniche. They have different dress codes, one requiring a jacket & tie for gents, the other not, although long trousers are required for men in both....More

Thank eLaReF
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Had dinner there last week. I can see they try hard to get it right but also believe this restaurant if sailing under the flag of a french dining room you need to have a french chef de cuisine or a hands on executive chef...More

Thank Mooncake1969
Reviewed 21 April 2018

For Luxor this restaurant is very, very expensive. By the standards of Oxford UK it is just "more than average" - we decided to judge it by UK cost standards. In which case it is great! The ambiance is of empire and ladies in cocktail...More

Thank PR_oxford
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Food was OK but not what one would expect for a higher-end French restaurant. I give them a bit of a pass, and all of Sofitel Winter Palace, since I imagine it's hard to maintain certain standards of service with the depressed tourism numbers Egypt...More

1  Thank ohk321
Reviewed 11 March 2018

An oasis in Luxor ,for local costs expensive ,but really good food & wine ,takes you back 100 years . Really stylish

Thank EdwardRR
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Very tasty and very elegant restaurant It offers many delicious and exquisite dishes and beautiful views as well You are served as the best guest Really worth the visit

Thank alneebari
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is the fancy restaurant in the Winter Palace Hotel. The dinning room is beautifully appointed and decorated. Service is excellent. Our first course was very. Our main course was mediocre. A night here is more about the whole experience rather than the food. Which...More

1  Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had a magical diner in this Absolutely Amazing restaurant during our stay in the Winter Palace Hotel. This is a historical restaurant, that offers Excellent food and Great service.

Thank M-Elgawhergy
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is where we ate our one night and morning in Luxor. The breakfast buffet was plentiful with Middle Eastern and British foods, some Wester and Some Asian. Dinner service was efficient, the house wine tasty and steaks cooked exactly to order. You would expect...More

Thank grip652
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Visited Jan. 3. This year there were about 14 diners (4 last year) so attendance has improved which is a very good thing. The décor is still grand, the service is still perfect and the food has improved tremendously. The foie gras poêlé was perfect...More

Thank FrederickWentworth
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KentJolly
17 December 2016|
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Response from zooly | Reviewed this property |
No shorts etc You can enter without a tie but it is a nice place to dress up to go to. Also at the moment you may be the only people in the restaurant due to the lack of tourists in Luxor!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Winter Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
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