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El Hussein Restaurant

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Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2378335
12:00 - 00:00
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Swindon, UK
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the centre of Luxor this was the restaurant of choice by our local Egyptologist guide Ayman and we were not to be disappointed by his selection. Straight away we could tell, despite the rather deceptive exterior, that this was a preferred restaurant amongst local Egyptians as well as tourists who know where to eat well. The upstairs seating gave... More 

Thank buffalomm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The oldest Egyptian restaurant in Luxor - very good service, friendly, clean and delicious fresh food.

Thank Nancy P
dive urge
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was tasty, clean and turned up fast which was ideal as we had come in late and hungry after seeing the Karnak Light show

Thank DiveUrge
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404 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner at El Hussein Restaurant after seeing the nearby Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show. The restaurant was recommended by my guide and I was very satisfied with the food and service. I had a table on the second floor of the restaurant. I had the mixed grill which was very tasty. It also came with a delicious... More 

Thank Bill C
Columbus, Ohio
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92 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Delicious bread, fun variety of toppings that were local, great mixed meat. We left very stuffed and happy.

Thank MaryBryan2011
Manama, Bahrain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I came here at the recommendation of our tour guide. The food was excellent, come with a big appetite. The service was excellent and attentive. The environment was very nice and clean and not overwhelmed by the street noise. Like most places they don't take credit cards so bring cash.

Thank Leonel_Herrera
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch. I think the menu is good for both lunch and dinner. Good Egyptian food. Clean establishment. I was very satisfied with the portions and quality of food.

Thank Anush N
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Vegetarians are very well accommodated. We had a fantastic lentil soup 👌🏼, followed by a series of dips, small plates warm pita, and an excellent vegetarian moussaka. One portion sufficed for two. We came back a second time, and hope to return again.

Thank Leah E
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Impressive menu and everything is FRESH! Great value. Customer service is excellent They speak a little bit of English and French.... Tasty tasty

Thank cairomurray
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch here. Lentil soup and mixed meat main. Followed by Egyptian coffee- Totally worth a visit!

Thank Deborah2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?