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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
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
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Senior Reviewer
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
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 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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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A lovely place to go for lunch or if you want a picnic bag. Nor far from the main hotels and a very peaceful place to sit and while away the time.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This was my first time here and had cheeseburger and homemade chips which was a nice treat, very friendly service and also has wifi.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We used the Secret Garden quite often during our stay for a couple of reasons. The first is the wonderful food and drinks. It is a fantastic place to go for a light bite after those filling hotel breakfasts or maybe something more substantial. The coffee is perfect and beautifully served and the fresh juices are to die for! We... More 

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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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