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Sofra Restaurant & Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Ahlan wa sahlan in Sofra, a restaurant located in the heart of Luxor that draws its inspiration from the rich Arabian culture. Sofra is situated in an old 1930s Egyptian house that still retains its traditional character. Sofra: A culinary voyage through Egypt! Discover the secrets of Egyptian cuisine and enjoy true traditional food in an oriental atmosphere in the heart of Luxor, Egypt.
$8 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Middle Eastern, Egyptian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Really great meal in a colorful, cool setting. Large menu - lots to choose from - and fresh fruit shakes. Highly recommend. Nice service, thank you Ragab!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mad4Mango
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There were 16 of us of lunch. We had the entire mezzah menu followed by main courses. Everyone loved the food: authentic, fresh, hot and plentiful. The mixed kebabs a popular choice. Followed by coffee. Approx £10 per head. The restaurant is beautiful inside, clean...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Katie H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked a table for 16 for lunch - restaurant tucked away in a side street and we were taken up stairs to a lovely authentic roof terrace. Really attentive service and the food was delicious - a good mix of messes to start and huge...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank stevek567
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and service, loved the ambiance, was immediately greeted by the friendly staff(Mr Ibrahim).

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank immi99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place - very Egyptian feel. Good service. Do not serve any alcoholic beverages. Caters to tourists. Not a real standout but decent food in a pleasant atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DPHou
Reviewed 5 days ago

having just returned from Luxor we ate at this restaurant on one occasion . The service was poor and the quality of the food equally poor. Despite complaining twice, nothing was done to resolve our food concerns, we paid the bill and left definitely a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank benjie3434
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the middle of a day of touring there is nothing better than to find a quiet, peaceful, beautiful spot to stop for lunch and tea. Sofia is that place. The food is excellent and very reasonable and the second floor balcony is an oasis...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ICFD5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m always wary when a restaurant is entirely filled by tourists as I like to eat traditional local food but this place was a welcome rest-bite from the busy streets. Beautifully decorated and comfortable for groups with several larger tables. The fresh juices are delicious...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ruthielark
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place, fantastic staff and fantastic food! So many local plates and so delicious Even the bread was excellent (I am French ;) Ibrahim was so kind and helpful. He even speaks French! Ahmad did also his best to please us The best restaurant in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Diloe13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was so happy when we found this place. If in Luxor, stop by for lunch. You can’t do better. Comfy, relaxed, spotlessly clean. Good English and delicious food for great price. A lovely shady terrace to enjoy mezze or meals for a few hours. Would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from jb b | Reviewed this property |
about 6 pounds sterling per person.
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