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Hotel El Mesala & Restaurant

Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean, Egyptian
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Ramala, Luxor, Egypt
(002) 0952314004
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious meal with wonderful views

We went a second time as we had very much enjoyed our first visit. We had a very good vegetarian dinner there, some fish too. The spinach dish was particularly delicious (a secret recipe, they told us!). The service was very friendly and there are wonderful views across the Nile to floodlit Luxor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We went a second time as we had very much enjoyed our first visit. We had a very good vegetarian dinner there, some fish too. The spinach dish was particularly delicious (a secret recipe, they told us!). The service was very friendly and there are wonderful views across the Nile to floodlit Luxor Temple. We will definitely go back next... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Went last year all ok we had an excellent meal with good service However in march we visited limited menu, went to order no fish no kebabs and no red wine so we left. The staff were in very short supply and had no idea of what they where doing. It's such a shame

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We visit Luxor regularly and love crossing the Nile to eat at this top floor restaurant with its fabulous views of the East Bank. Get there by passenger ferry and walk couple of hundred yards (hassle free) or so or hire a boat from a West Bank hotel pontoon. Remember your torch. The Egyptian food served is always a bit... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The food here is very good quality, and the service quick. Everything is freshly cooked, and nothing seems to be too much trouble. The fresh lemon juice with mint, in my opinion, is the best in Luxor, and have tried it at a few different places. Don't miss out, please try it ! Also the view over the Nile is... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Four of us ate on this fabulous roof terrace overlooking the Nile. Such a shame there were no more diners but everyone is struggling at the moment. The view over the river is absolutely superb but the food was stunning. We had the most amazing Egyptian food that we chose to cross the river again later during our holiday to... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Never stayed in the hotel, although it looks pretty fine for West Bank Luxor, but frequently visit it's top floor restaurant for lunch and dinners. Decoration is a bit funny and looks like a wedding cake:) but Nile view and Luxor temple directly across the river is amazing. Especially I like it in night time when lights and stars are... More 

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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This restaurant has the best river views on the W bank from its high rooftop. Service is reasonably quick and efficient and the food is good. Recently the very long menu has been cut right down with pizzas and most of the Indian food removed. It's mainly Egyptian now, and not that wide a choice. Prices have shot up and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I highly recommend the west bank of Luxor. It is quiet and easy to get to, either by 1 pound ferry or 5 pound motorboat. Hotel El Mesala is relatively new, clean and comfortable. Wifi works only on rooftop, not in rooms. breakfast is good, and the staff can cope with requests. Pool is small and unheated but refreshing. I... More 

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leigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

This west bank restaurant and hotel has to be one of the best in Luxor. It is a few minutes walk from the local ferry (turn left and it is on the bank of the Nile-no hassle on the way from taxi /boat or Kalesh). The food is all freshly cooked and they are happy to discuss what you would... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Can't believe no-one else has reviewed this place since our last visit here in April. Was so looking forward to eating here again, and we were not disappointed. Just take the ferry to the West Bank, follow the paved area on the left along the Nile, walking by motor boat touts, and a few taxi drivers. A smile and La... More 

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Address: Ramala, Luxor, Egypt
Phone Number: (002) 0952314004
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
Cuisine: Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean, Egyptian

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  • Address: Ramala, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: (002) 0952314004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean, Egyptian

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