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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Sep 2018
“One of the highlights of our Egypt trip ”
3 May 2018
“It took some time to find this place”
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Seafood, Egyptian, Mediterranean
Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We were apprehensive about writing a review because it’s such a local gem, but only found this place because of trip advisor in the first place. This place had the most delicious flavoursome food. We ate here twice and ate till we were so full...More

Thank Aileen L
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We were looking for 'The Whale', which seems to be its alternative name. Similar to many of the local restaurants in that ambience could be considered lacking. The menu was in Arabic, but we managed to convey 'soup' which, when it arrived, was hot &...More

Thank eLaReF
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Don't get put off when you see this place-the food is very good and the restaurant is very clean. The Grilled fish was great, but the fish soup is fantastic. They have many other things, but they need a complete menu make-over. It's the best...More

Thank ernieandsue
Reviewed 27 February 2018

If you're looking for the best fish soup in the world (...alright, top 3, I haven't been everywhere yet) look no further! We came back the next day, it was that good!! The staff was hilarious and so accommodating. It was difficult to find or...More

Thank GGTravler12
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We’re writing this post we mixed feelings. We have absolute no wish to turn this place to one of those flooded by tourists. So, we can only say that if you are not looking for fresh seafood, not interested in local restaurants, don’t come here....More

Thank KP L
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We had the set meal with lovely fish soup and fish with prawns calamari salad etc most enjoyable meal mind u toilets are not that special vbg

Thank mchawkins1
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Al Hoot(also called Whales) is the best place for a fish dinner in Luxor. Located just off Television Street on the road that runs along the side of the international hospital, Very popular with local people(always a good sign!) The quality and prices are excellent....More

2  Thank David D
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

The fish and prawns were so fresh we expected them to bite us!!! We had the meal deal seafood soup to die for salads and fish platter all for 50le each ....it's a must visit while in Luxor

3  Thank mchawkins1
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I enjoy eating with the locals and in Egypt if the locals eat there then you know its good. If you choose you can eat there or have it delivered...but be warned the meals are huge!

1  Thank Nayda G
Reviewed 9 December 2013

This local restaurant was recommended by our taxi driver, and it was great. It is a restaurant for locals as well as tourists, so don't go expecting beautiful surroundings. Also their English menu is fairly incomprehensible - but at least you can read what types...More

Thank Michael-Se
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Seafood, Egyptian, Mediterranean
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  • Address: Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
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