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Al-Gezira | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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Aswan, Egypt
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Good Egyptian food with a gourmet flair. The service was friendly and the view is wonderful. My taste in foods however runs very different from the usual Egyptian cusiene but this was good. The only thing I didn't like was a wait. We were hungry and we almost thought they had forgotten us. When the food came we were fine... More 

Thank 1NubianQueen
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

A little gem of a restaurant on the west bank overlooking the Nile!!the food was exquisite cooked by the owner who was once personal chef to middle eastern royalty no grill basic seating but the excellent food more then makes up for it.

1 Thank williambryan
Portland, Oregon
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is listed twice on Tripadvisor as both "Tut Ankh Amoun" and "Tutankhamon". Same restaurant. It is located on the West Bank nearby the public ferry (just to the south of the dock). It is the first of many restaurants you encouter which overlook The Nile. It is also the best of them. The owner was a chef at... More 

Thank Shawn_Storm
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

No, not the kind from the 1970s - this is a wholly different proposition. Some of the best food I have had in Egypt and in one of the best settings in a shaded riverside setting on the west bank of the Nile. As others have said, the portions are large, so go there hungry and with time to enjoy... More 

Thank Hugh B
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288 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

on the way to our hotel (the gezira garden) in theben west, we saw the restaurant and decided to go for a late lunch. we were met by the owner mahmoud and as he was just saying goodbye to other guests in french, i also adressed him in french and was amazed on how well he speaks the language (he... More 

Thank nathalieyes
Doha, Qatar
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

My husband went for his morning jog in town and met the owner after a great chat we returned for our lunch to sit on the west bank of the Nile overlooking the docked feluccas and watching the river taxis. Mahmud (Ihope that is how to spell it) was friendly and suggested the chicken curry with banana and apples, a... More 

Thank CodyFam
Coquitlam, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

This family operation cooks what they feel like each day, and delightedly serves it to you for 60 pounds a person. Location is right on the nile. In short, Yum.

Thank Phil N
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

On the West Bank very near to our hotel, Nile Valley Hotel. The chicken curry was tasty, not too hot with lots of accompaniments.

Thank sarahHove
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194 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

A small restaurant that does not have a menu so lots of tourist just pass by. Conveniently located close to the ferries on the West Bank it has an outside eating area overlooking the Nile and a roof terrace too. There are usually only two dishes - dish of the day and rosemary chicken but all food is freshly cooked... More 

Thank packyderm
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64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

A visit to the restaurant of Mr. Mahmoud is really a must when you visit Luxor. The best kitchen we discovered in whole of Egypt. Home made meals. Delicious original foor. Good vegetables and good meat. You get a whole meal ( the best lentil soup of the country) a main course ( some terrific stews) rice , fruitdesert and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Egyptian, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al-Gezira | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: 022-0952310918

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?