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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%
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“goulash” (7 reviews)
“patties” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
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Egyptian, German, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
El karnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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11 - 20 of 153 reviews

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 19 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
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We were a group of 6 ranging from age 10 through to 50+. We wanted to experience authentic Egyptian food and was recommended to eat here by our Egyptian guide. We were alittle apprehensive as we thought it was only German food, but was assured...More

Thank alison1232016
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I visited Gerda's restaurant with my family during our stay in Luxor, it is right opposite the Hilton and it was a great alternative to the hotel food, and also worth the taxi ride up to Karnak. We loved it! Gerda and her husband are...More

1  Thank Florence D
Reviewed 5 February 2016

From our hotel, it was either a 30LE taxi ride or a 1.5LE, for two, mini-bus ride out to this restaurant, just after the entrance to the Hilton on the opposite side of the road. We’re Scottish, so it was by mini-bus. Watch for one...More

1  Thank eLaReF
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We stayed at the Hilton Luxor for 3 nights in January. I had read reviews of Gerda's Garden and was eager to check it out. The restaurant is right across the street from the Hilton. After walking in, we were greeted by Gerda's husband and...More

Thank milespointstravelkom
Reviewed 17 January 2016

So once again Christmas arrived and the Christmas Eve dinner was in full swing. Not quite so many people this year, but as we remarked last year, that makes it more intimate, plus of course we all knew each other. It was a good night,...More

Thank tonyq226
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Although it was a quiet evening Gerda and her husband made the atmosphere happy and welcoming. The starters we had were particularly delicious and it was explained, with an Alexandrian touch. If you have any special likes or dislikes they will be happy to accommodate....More

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We had a wonderful time at this quaint little restaurant. Having read positive reviews on Trip Advisor and not eaten since breakfast, we turned up starving hungry. The menu did not disappoint. We were able to order a mezze from the appetisers to share between...More

Thank Jessisaw
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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
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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