Restaurants

Top Choice Ice Cream in Luxor

Wenkie's German Ice Cream & Iced Coffee Parlour

For people who only opened up shop in 2014, Ernst and Babette Wenk have quickly become legends, serving the finest, most delicious ice cream in Luxor. Using organic buffalo milk and fresh fruit, they make and sell i…
Top Choice Egyptian in Luxor

Sofra Restaurant & Café

Sofra remains our favourite restaurant in downtown Luxor. Both the intimate salons and the spacious rooftop terrace are stylishly decorated, sprinkled with antique furniture, chandeliers and original tilework. The m…
Top Choice Egyptian in Luxor

Koshari Alzaeem

Probably the best kushari (mix of noodles, rice, black lentils, fried onions and tomato sauce) in town. The few tables tend to fill up fast. There is a second branch near Midan Youssef Hassan.
Egyptian in Luxor

As Sahaby Lane

This easy-going restaurant takes over the alleyway running between the souq and the street to the Karnak temples, and adjoins the Nefertiti Hotel. Fresh, well-prepared Egyptian standards like fiteer (sweet or savour…
Mediterranean in Luxor

1886 Restaurant

The 1886 is the fanciest restaurant in the town centre, serving inventive Mediterranean-French food and a few Egyptian dishes with a twist, all in a grand old-style dining room. The waiters are in formal attire and …
Egyptian in Luxor

Gerda’s Garden

Gerda is one half of a German-Egyptian couple whose restaurant has built a strong following with European residents and regular visitors to Luxor. The decor is homely, provincial European bistro, but the menu featur…
Italian in Luxor

Pizza Roma.It

The most popular Italian restaurant in Luxor. Run by an Italian woman and her Egyptian partner, this small ochre-painted restaurant serves a long list of pastas, pizzas, some classic Italian meat dishes and a good r…
Asian in Luxor

Silk Road

Silk Road is one of the most sophisticated dining experiences in Luxor, offering an exotic cuisine, rich in spices, sourced from India, Thailand, China and elsewhere in Asia, and prepared by the wonderful Indian che…
Mediterranean in Luxor

Al Moudira

Al Moudira has the most flamboyant decor and most sophisticated (and expensive) food on the west bank. Come at lunch for great salads and grills, or at night for a more elaborate menu, which changes daily, of delici…
International in Luxor

Nile Valley Hotel

A popular rooftop restaurant with a bird’s-eye view of the west bank’s waterfront, the river and Luxor Temple, the Nile Valley has a wide-ranging menu of Egyptian and international specialities. The falafel, moussak…