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Mabad el Karnak | behind Luxor temple, Luxor, Egypt
Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I leave it to you!

We had a Chicken Kebab and a Shishkebab, with a coffee and a bottle of Stella, respectively 25LE, 30LE,6LE & 13LE which adds up to 74LE. The bill total was 90.55LE, the difference being 'tax' of 16.55LE. I would say the header photo is misleading - white table-cloths were not in evidence. The... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
eLaReF
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
417 helpful votes 417 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a Chicken Kebab and a Shishkebab, with a coffee and a bottle of Stella, respectively 25LE, 30LE,6LE & 13LE which adds up to 74LE. The bill total was 90.55LE, the difference being 'tax' of 16.55LE. I would say the header photo is misleading - white table-cloths were not in evidence. The food tasted fine and was well presented,... More 

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Worcester, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have visited Sindbad's at least a dozen times since my last review. Recently they have trimmed the trees at the front and opened up the view of Luxor temple. This is a great improvement. Beer is no longer available at LE10 per bottle +service+tax. Recent hikes in the duty have pushed the price up to LE13 ++ (LE16 including... More 

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Northumberland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Sindbads is great. I've been going for years and it has never changed. The food isn't anything to get excited about but it's cheap and fine. The beer is cold (and cheap) and it's a cracking little spot in the shade, right by Luxor Temple. Fantastic, friendly and has plenty of character (and characters).

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a great place. Don't be put off by appearances, although Sindbad's may be looking a little run down just now, the service is as wonderful as ever. The staff could not be friendlier or the beer cheaper - E£10 for a bottle of Stella. The food is also very good too, if all you are looking for is a... More 

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Edinburgh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very friendly outdoor place across from luxor temple. Entrance a bit covered in trees but make sure you go for a visit. Don't be too concerned by the cats, they seem to stay away. We had omelette and chips and a few Stella. Simple cheap food and excellent service. Maybe got a wee bit hassle to buy things from stall... More 

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lancashire
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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Didn't eat here this visit but went most evenings for a few drinks despite being all inclusive at a hotel close by. The beer is ice cold and very very cheap, the sisha is amasing and the view fantastic. It is really relaxing sitting in the garden watching the people go by whilst looking at Luxor Temple. A few local... More 

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Menu is simple, mainly salads, snacks and drinks. Quality of food is fine. Service is nice and location is excellent - just opposite the Luxor Temple.

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Bedfordshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I just love Sindbads. No hassle at all. The staff are so friendly. Prices are cheap, nothing amazing about the food but it is edible, you get what you pay for as they say. so a snack is good value in my eyes. Smashing little place to watch the world go by and the people that are passing.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I have drunk here before and been hassled to buy bits and pieces although not on this occasion. Cheap place to drink but only had the one because our wine was awful and tasted like sherry and came in a very small glass. The local children inside were hurling stones at the poor cats and kittens which were trying to... More 

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Varkala, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This place is good, all the food is great and the juices are wonderful, you get served quickly and the staff are very helpful, the prices are good, I would recommend the shwerma

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mabad el Karnak | behind Luxor temple, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Egyptian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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