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“Good food, lovely staff”
Review of El Tarboush

El Tarboush
Ranked #30 of 154 Restaurants in Luxor
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 27, 2012

We had a great meal here, my partner is fussy but they were fab and adapted the menu to suit us. Would definately eat here again. Ask for a seat at the front so you can watch the belly dancing while you eat!

Thank warrenlaura
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Reviewed January 8, 2012

The restaurant is inside the Steigenberger Nile Palace Luxor hotel, where we spent a few days in December 2011.

We were very pleased with the staff and service. However, we were not impressed with the food. Menu is not extensive or varied. Portions were on the smaller side. We ordered some kinds of kebabs and while my partner's was ok, mine was a bit chewy. In addition, the menu said that they were served with salad, which was translated into one small piece of red pepper, a piece of yellow pepper, a slice of carrot, a slice of zucchini and half a tomato for BOTH kebabs (not even for each one). At least there was a small portion of rice with each.

Another night we decided to just have a selection of starters. These were edible but nothing spectacular. My partner was really looking forward to the selection of traditional pastries as a dessert but her enthusiasm deflated faster than puff pastry at the sight of some tiny cookies that had nothing to do with arabic desserts (such as "harissa" for example).

Not a place I'd visit again.

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Thank Wire_n_Wood
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Reviewed January 2, 2012

kebabs are very nice but bare one thing avoid the hustlers as they try to make a percentage by just directing you to the restaurant. price average food good

Thank rashel m
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Reviewed January 1, 2012

Lebanese restaurant in a resort hotel. Not very interesting. Not very good. There was a floor show which no one was enjoying, not even those taking part. Having said all that, the food was quite edible and not expensive. So not a complete write off, but I hope Luxor has somewhere better...

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1  Thank SJandSJ
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

Ate there three times and twice had their food delivered to our room. A bit lacking in variety, but they said they had a new chef arriving... Very good value and tasty. Can watch the floor show close up, or deeper into the restaurant from further away (quieter). Seemed the most popular restaurant in the Nile Palace Hotel , there was also Italian, Thai, Arab BBQ and the Hotel restaurant. Friendly and attentive staff. I've travelled Middle East so can rightly compare.

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Thank Steamingaround
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