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El Kababgy

Lower Corniche, Luxor, Egypt
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Ranked #105 of 138 restaurants in Luxor
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 8, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
UK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

I went to this place mid-afternoon to have a quick drink. The staff were busy cleaning, but gave a polite welcome and sorted a table quickly. The staff also took the time to open the drop down blinds for the view. My friends and I were not overcharged. The staff were polite and we got no hassle from the nearby... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I ate at El Kababgy several times the last time I was in Luxor. How things change. It no longer serves alcohol so is nearly always empty. But my biggest problem was, I went there for lunch and took my boat captain and his friend. We all ordered the same main course, a couple of side dishes between us and... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Food is average, when we went they did not have what I ordered so had to order something else. Very little vegetarian option. When went pay were short-changed, when I asked why we were told they had decided to take their own tip. I had argue that we would decide what tip, and it was unlikely be 50 per cent... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

They brought me a lamb tagine after I ordered vegetarian. Then wanted me to pay for both saying that the waiter would otherwise lose a days wage. The dish was nothing special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

More over it's nile view its food is really of good quality and the crew is soo friendly dealing , actually i felt that i am the honor of the resturaunt not a guest ,u have to try it :-)

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San Anselmo
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The owner is over the top involved in ensuring that his customers are well taken care of and treated like gold. He appreciates that we could have had dinner anywhere so he really dotes over his customers. The food is very good! Afterwards the owner even had his nephew drive us back to our hotel (free).

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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161 reviews 161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

The vegetable tagine was good, but the chicken kebab was undercooked and we had to send it back. Though they took care of it right away, the food was ultimately just okay, but the staff were very friendly. With tourism levels way down, they weren't getting much business and asked whether we'd come back tomorrow; however, the overall experience wasn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Rough Guides isn't very nice about this place - but it's wrong, wrong, wrong. Food is fab, service is great and the views are lovely.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Good food but pricier than most places in Luxor. The waiters tried to overcharge us on our third visit so won't be going there again. A shame really as we were the only tourists there on all 3 visits and practically the only customers. Make sure you get an itemised bill and check it!

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London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

The only good thing about this place is its location next to the Nile. The waiter messed up the order, the food was boring and overpriced.

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