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Secret Garden Cafe

Radwa Sherifa St | Opposite Sonesta Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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Ranked #8 of 140 Restaurants in Luxor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: English, Egyptian, Café, Tea Room
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
Description: Home baked English Savouries,Pastries,Pies,Cakes and Wholemeal bread. Also try our Egyptian cuisine freshly cooked with daily specials by our Egyptian chef. We also offer a new range of loose leaf teas served in cafetiers with a free hot water top up!!Every Sunday from 12 noon till 4pm we offer Sunday Lunch for 45LE or have two courses for 55LE!! Either a soup of dessert of the day.Come and have a look at the Secret Garden book exchange...bring in your old book and swop it for just 5LE! Or choose a new read for just 10LE!! WiFi available soon....
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English first
Windsor, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Perhaps it is unfair to rate The Secret Garden along with restaurants because it is a café, serving great snacks, breakfasts, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea with lovely homemade cakes, scones, cookies at very reasonable prices. All served with very friendly efficiency in a spotlessly clean and attractive café with lovely staff. Being in a hotel with very meagre food provision,... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Based on reviews tried this restaurant for lunch as was close to my hotel. Lots of english options, which may have been fine. I wanted Egyptian, ordered a kofta and salad. Was terrible. Didnt even have any tahina to go with it. Literally tased like it had been heated from frozen in a microwave and put onto a plate with... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A really good meeting place to meet and chat with friends over coffee and light meals, fabulously clean, and very relaxed. A good range of food for breakfast and lunch at keen prices. If you have never visited the Secret Garden you do not know what you are missing. You will always find Laura and Mahmoud helpful if you require... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

After suffering "breakfast" at my hotel for two days, this became the regular morning 10.00am visit for both myself and another Brit, Kevin. Same brilliant owner, Laura, as the Jewel In The Nile. The one morning we both had scones straight out of the oven, with the obligatory butter and strawberry jam. Wonderful! Very popular with Brits and deservedly so.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The lunchtime snack of a pitta and sausage was yum. A friend’s Mango Juice was lush and he even managed a second, as he has hollow legs. The wifi is brilliant in there, much better than the Sonesta’s Reception, Laura puts the code in for you. The smoking is off-putting though.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This café is well worth a visit. Just a really nice clean and friendly place with excellent service.

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Luxor, Egypt
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very nice cafe, great food. A little bit of England in Luxor, were you can relax. Owned by a English lady that greets you with a smile and is very helpful. This cafe is very popular with the English residents & tourists, it is also nice to sometimes just call in for a coffee and a chat. The cafe has... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Cute cafe ran by a friendly welcoming English lady. Also had free wi-fi which is hard to come by in other restaurants and hotels in the area. Food is well priced, homely, simple but good. Would also recommend its sister restaurant; jewel of the nile if going out in the evening.

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East London, South Africa
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very UK English! Great tea, Great chats, Free WIFI. Good wholesome English food. English books available to loan or to buy. Donations go to ACE. Bought a beautiful calendar here which was pictures of the animals.

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207 reviews 207 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately Laura was in uk but her husband mahmoud looked after us well, as usual, we had the home made burgers which were great... Service and great food and drink !!!!

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Additional Information about Secret Garden Cafe

Address: Radwa Sherifa St | Opposite Sonesta Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: English, Egyptian, Café, Tea Room

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