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Gerda's Garden

Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2358688
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“patties” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
German, Egyptian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Excellent food and service. Very friendly atmosphere. Varied choice of menu. Well cook and presented. We have been many times and entertained friends. It really is the best food in Luxor. Robert and Liz from Farnborough UK.

2  Thank Robert Liz C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Stayed in the Hilton opposite, but had my meals at this super clean, super friendly and authentic place. Very tasty food. Amazing value for money. Very authentic, home cooked food that seems to be popular also with local people. Superb Turkish coffee. Could not not...More

2  Thank jpp2k
Reviewed 18 April 2017

In Luxor for another 4 weeks, it is becoming a bit of a tradition that we eat here at least once as a refreshing change from the local food we often eat. So it was once again Mince Patties and Potato (The menu says the...More

4  Thank eLaReF
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, super nice people, I will sure come back here! I've had the egyptian moussaka, friends tried grilled fish and egyptian goulash ... everything was awesome!

2  Thank Sascha R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had come over to Luxor on an overnight excursion from our Red Sea resort and wanted some nice Arabic cuisine for dinner. The quality of the food was even better than we had expected, at a much lower price. At this small family restaurant,...More

4  Thank hvd69
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Gerda provided lunch for the school staff. Ever staff member had a guest with them and a number of children attended. A total of 23 in all. The lunch consisted of soup, sandwiches and rice, with salad as side dishes. The lunch was absolutely perfect....More

3  Thank tonyq226
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The food was excellent with an emphasis on home cooking. We ate moussaka and liver and onions, a rare treat outside the home, definitely the best food in Luxor. The service was genuinely cheery. If you are staying at the Hilton you can walk across...More

2  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We usually have 4 week stays in Luxor and eat a lot of local food, but at times, you yearn for something from home (or 'nearby' anyway) So it was back here for Meatloaf & Mash and Mince Patties with Fried Potato. That's not what...More

2  Thank eLaReF
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The German food is amazing and the Egyptian specialities aren't lacking either. Some of the best baba ganoush ever. This restaurant, right across from the Hilton, is a must visit for anyone in Luxor.

3  Thank skerrane
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My wife and I ate dinner twice at Gerda's Garden when in Luxor. The food was excellent and the service and atmosphere were exceptional. The owners are very kind and welcoming. We had Egyptian cuisine the first night and Irish stew the second night.We loved...More

3  Thank Mike H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2358688
  • E-mail
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