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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%
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“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“moussaka” (8 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Egyptian, German, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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11 - 20 of 148 reviews

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
Reviewed 21 July 2015

First visit to this lovely little dinner, recommended by the spa owner in our hotel. We will definitely return. The food was well cooked and nicely presented. 6 of us ate here. We had duck, rabbit, macaroni, chicken and a vegetarian dish. I have never...More

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

A really nice evening was spent here. Gerda & her family made us feel extremely welcome and invited us to sit with them following our meal. The menu has a mixture of dishes including Egyptian, German, and Italian. The food is homemade and tastes good.

Thank Chachapuma
Reviewed 17 April 2015

gerda's garden was the best coincidence ever .. the place is cosy and the company is great . we ate there 4 days in a row :D the turkish coffee is great . the pizza dough is great one of the best i tried with...More

Thank windy92
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Gerda's Garden is a great place for an informal evening. Gerda and Wael are lovely hosts and make everyone very welcome. The food is brilliant and very reasonable. The 'fillet ' steak is one of the best I have had even comparing to top restaurants...More

Thank 747thomas
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Went to Gerda's after seeing it recommended. It made a nice change and we had a lovely evening. Tried some German dishes and really enjoyed the food. Gerda and her husband are charming people and they went out of their way to be welcoming. Very...More

1  Thank skdobbs96
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Restaurant Details

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