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Gerda's Garden

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Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
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+20 95 2358688
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

A really nice evening was spent here. Gerda & her family made us feel extremely welcome and invited us to sit with them following our meal. The menu has a mixture of dishes including Egyptian, German, and Italian. The food is homemade and tastes good.

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Thank Chachapuma
South Africa
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

gerda's garden was the best coincidence ever .. the place is cosy and the company is great . we ate there 4 days in a row :D the turkish coffee is great . the pizza dough is great one of the best i tried with the fresh basil and the topping ... was a great start. we tried some german... More 

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Thank windy92
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Gerda's Garden is a great place for an informal evening. Gerda and Wael are lovely hosts and make everyone very welcome. The food is brilliant and very reasonable. The 'fillet ' steak is one of the best I have had even comparing to top restaurants !!! It is a proper fillet not like in some restaurants. We dined there many... More 

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Thank 747thomas
Barcelona
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Went to Gerda's after seeing it recommended. It made a nice change and we had a lovely evening. Tried some German dishes and really enjoyed the food. Gerda and her husband are charming people and they went out of their way to be welcoming. Very handy from the Hilton hotel.

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1 Thank skdobbs96
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Wonderful food served with care and attention. The fish tagine was delicious and the liver excellent. Robert and Liz Conabeare.

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1 Thank Robert Liz C
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

as advertised, they had wonderful frikadeller, near perfect nice salads and fresh bread worth the trip to the other side of town the Hilton just across the road served some rather nice coffee too

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Thank Sam S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed in Egypt for two weeks and we thoroughly enjoyed our time. We booked all inclusive which at the time we thought was a good idea however we were mistaken. The food was a slight let down and we much preferred going out to traditional Egyptian restaurants, on the last week of the trip Gerda's Garden was recommended to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Gerda's Garden was recommended to us a few years ago, but we only just got around to visiting. We had a lovely meal of soup, chicken and lamb shank with a tasty gravy and delicious mash. The restaurant was nice to sit in and the owner could not have been more helpful or charming. All in all, a very enjoyable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Ate here twice in a five night stay at the Hilton in Luxor. Nice restaurant run by German lady, her husband and her husbands Egyptian brother. Good simple food - we loved the Egyptian food chicken tawek especially good, as was mousakka and falafel - and the service was very friendly and kind. Made a lovely break from getting a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I've been here a few times and always intended to write a review but didn't get round to it (apologies Gerda's Garden) This little place is worth the visit! If you're in the Hilton then go here for you meals; it's close and it's some of the best food in Luxor! If you're staying anywhere in Luxor go here at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
German, Egyptian, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elkarnak | Opposite Hilton Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2358688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?