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Gerda's Garden

El karnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
+20 100 968 7337
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“patties” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (4 reviews)
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Egyptian, German, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
El karnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just enjoyed a delicious dinner at Gerda’s Garden which is just opposite the Hilton Hotel. We paid a bargain price of US $10 - Aud $13 for 2 main courses with rice, a salad and dip with bread and a large water and 2...More

1  Thank mitzisydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Hilton (across the road) we were a little underwhelmed by the food there (and the prices) so we looked at Tripadvisor for something local and more authentic. What we got was way above expectation. The food and service were incredible! And so...More

1  Thank kirkmcinroy
Reviewed 1 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 3 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 31 March 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
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8 February 2018|
Response from wael h | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El karnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 100 968 7337
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