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El Hussein Restaurant

Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2378335
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“lentil soup” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide took us here after our day exploring the West Bank. Really nice, lovely interior and food to match. Staff were polite. Got kebab and kofta and shish tawouk. As usual all comes with either a lentil or chicken broth soup, salads, dips...More

Thank Abigail W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a cool upstairs location and friendly service. The prices are reasonable. They start with Good lentil soup, tahini, grilled eggplant with chopped "salsa" on it (awesome), vegetables, rice and vermicelli and chunky salad with pita bread. Needed salt and pepper but very good....More

1  Thank RobMaitland
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were here for dinner tonight Great food We chose set menus The lentil soup was really tasty and the staff were very friendly My other half had pigeon and I had beef & veg Mint tea to finish Portions are huge so would recommend...More

Thank 1974katerina
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I ate pigeon and Kofta and Tehina Tha pigeon was small and the rice inside was very kneaded and kofta wasn't will grilled and Tahina was mellty

Thank Sherif K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My guide took me there for authentic Egyptian cuisine. It is a huge and clean restaurant where prices are transparent and you are comfortably there to just try out on the dishes that they offer. After the Karnak temples and thus not too close to...More

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide took us to this restaurant 3 times. Their lentil soup and fish in main course was delicious. They also served various side dishes. The second time we went they served more dishes as we had returned to them. One of my family members...More

Thank Fuz27
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Tried this on recommendation by a guide. The service was impeccable and the food unbelievably fast to arrive. The ordering is simple as it is a set menu with soup, salads, bread, dessert all included. The choice was very wide from mixed grill to fish...More

Thank Jumbarumba
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I am so glad we took the advice and went to El Hussein. The food was some of the best we had. The restaurant is simple and clean, and it has a great view over the street - nothing historic, but a great place to...More

Thank KOggs75
Reviewed 10 March 2017

the stuffed pigeon has too much rice...and not enough meat. but the meat was quite tasty. nice accompanying dishes.

Thank nguyenntvu
Reviewed 5 March 2017

All traditional egyptian dishes. Soup, mezzes, fish, pigeon, chicke, kofta - everything you need for a traditional egyptian meal. Beautyful restaurant, very clean and a great staff Of course no alcohol , but all you need in drinks

Thank Berit B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2378335
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