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Jewel of the Nile

££ - £££European, , International
El Roada El Sharyfa | Off Medina Street, Luxor, Egypt
+20 106 252 2394
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (35 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Egyptian, International, Mediterranean, British, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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LOCATION
El Roada El Sharyfa | Off Medina Street, Luxor, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fabulous, my husband is a fussy eater and I like trying local cuisine so this restaurant suited us down to the ground, he had the best steak in Luxor and the local Tagen I had was amazing, even the side salad was...More

1  Thank swallis111
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was great meeting you and we hope you will both visit again Regards Laura

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small joint along a small street of other tourist friendly restaurants. The owners are English and maybe Egyptian? Both were friendly and funny. The food itself was alright. I don't know how authentic it was but it tasted pretty good. The restaurants is clearly...More

Thank ReviewedByC
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We do have a lot of local customers, the food is authentic apart from the lack of salt and oil which are used in abundance in Egypt 😀 I am very happy you enjoyed your time here. Kindest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away from the "main drag" this restaurant is a "Real Jewel". Laura the owner, is an excellent hostess and the restaurant itself is spotlessly clean. The food is absolutely FIRST CLASS!. Where can you get a fillet steak with all the trimmings for the...More

1  Thank culinaire2016
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was lovely to meet you both and I am so happy you enjoyed your visits. We look forward to seeing you next year. Regards Laura

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times over the years but this was the first time meeting lovely Laura and Mahmoud. I ate here twice on this trip, once I had an Egyptian shrimp dish which was delicious and the second time I went for the...More

Thank Nefertari
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for writing a review it is always appreciated. Hopefully we will see you on your next visit Regards Laura

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived the restaurant was fully booked for a large birthday celebration, but Laura made space for the two of us without any fuss. We chose babaganoush and falafel to start, followed by the filet steak and the Egyptian meat balls from an extensive...More

Thank basketboy2010
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was great meeting you. I am sorry I didn't get as much time as I would have liked to chat more with you both. Thank you for your lovely review Kind regards Laura

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is lovely Mahmoud is a brilliant cook. The Sunday roast was wonderful and we will definitely return. The menu comprises of both English and Egyptian dishes and we would recommend both. The pancakes with sugar and lemon are really really nice. Laura...More

Thank stedee101
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write such a kind review Regards Laura

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We so enjoyed this small restaurant that we kept going back to try out new food. Laura, the English owner (who can't cook so her Egyptian husband Mahmoud cooks) makes everyone feel right at home - great if you have got a British sense of...More

Thank Amanda J
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

It was great meeting you and both your sons, such a shame it was for a short visit. I look forward to hopefully seeing you again. Thank you so much for your kind words Laura

Reviewed 1 September 2017

A great Egyptian-international mix of food available, whether you want to try local cuisine or are homesick for some great British food (chicken pot pie and the Sunday roast were fantastic!) The owner, Laura, is the most wonderful lady and made a great place even...More

Thank ellies9797
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for you review. It was great meeting you, and hopefully we'll get to see you again in the not too distant future Laura

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I love this small, but perfectly formed restaurant! I found it by accident a few years ago, as it is slightly off the beaten track. It is run by a lovely English lady, Laura, and her Egyptian husband, so there is a good mix of...More

1  Thank Rowz
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. I hope your health is improving and continues to do so. Kindest regards Laura

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Had a really good Sunday roast. Meat was so delicious and melted in your mouth, roast potatoes were perfectly cooked and crispy,roast onion,cauliflower cheese,cabbage,carrots and peas. The roast has to be booked by Saturday Spotlessly clean restaurant and a very welcoming owner Will definitely return,...More

Thank Lovegoingaway00
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for writing such a lovely review. It would s always a pleasure to read such kind words. Hope to see you again Regards Laura

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Medhat Y
9 February 2017|
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Response from stedee101 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in September they did not serve shisha.
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MickMcGrath1
14 September 2015|
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Response from PopsyLuxor | Property representative |
Hi. Yes we do cater for vegans. We do soups and tagens that are suitable. Laura
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Roada El Sharyfa | Off Medina Street, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 106 252 2394
Description
Please note the Jewel of the Nile has now moved, we are opposite Snobs restaurant. We are open from 10 am until 11 pm Daily.
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