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Jewel of the Nile

El Roada El Sharyfa | Off Medina Street, Luxor, Egypt
+20 106 252 2394
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (35 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
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Egyptian, International, Mediterranean, British, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
El Roada El Sharyfa | Off Medina Street, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 March 2010

Had a really excellent meal with good friendly service. Picked from the egyptian menu and was not disappointed. Do try and make one visit here and suggest that you book not to be disappointed.

1  Thank pottypolly
Reviewed 5 March 2010

Visited this restaurant twice. The 1st time we went it was quiet and we were seated straight away. The service was good and speedy and the food was excellent and great value. The 2nd time it was busy and we had to wait for a...More

1  Thank Scunnybunny75
Reviewed 4 March 2010

This restaurant is well worth a visit. It is owned and run by an English lady and the food is freshly cooked and tasty.

1  Thank RAHLeighOnSea_Essex
Reviewed 21 February 2010

We went to this restaurant because of the reviews and we were not dissapointed. It is a real hidden gem and off the beaten track so you do have to know that it is there. We went two nights running and its like being in...More

1  Thank Tika983
Reviewed 19 February 2010

Too many restaurants in Luxor don't serve Egyptian food; instead they serve "English food and International cuisine". This is a great pity, as the local food is excellent when you can actually find where to get it. As The Jewel of the Nile is owned...More

3  Thank RobertoLancashire
Reviewed 16 February 2010

We originally went here for lunch, because it was at the top of your list. The atmosphere was calm, the decor restful, the service attentive, the food hot, delicious and beautifully presented, the value excellent. This was true when we went again in the evening...More

1  Thank DandPThake
Reviewed 14 February 2010

We decided to try thias restaurant again on a second visit to Luxor as it continues to be No I on TA.It was again very dissapointing,no atmsphere,mostly English clients,a lot of English dishes although we had the Egyptian ones. Why visit Egypt and eat in...More

4  Thank joandgr
PopsyLuxor, Owner at Jewel of the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2010

We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us, but I feel I should point out that of a 6 page menu only one page contains british and international dishes. We feel everyone deserves a choice of local or world known...More

Reviewed 1 February 2010

Well deserved 1st place on trip advisor. We visited twice during our stay in Luxor and were not disappointed. Very cosy, its like eating in someone's front room. A good mix of Egyptian and English food, all beautifully cooked and presented.

2  Thank megan1999_10
Reviewed 22 January 2010

Great restaurant - well worth a visit. Lovely food, and the owner (Laura) also helped us out with our visit to Cairo. W

2  Thank Sarahjls
Reviewed 13 January 2010

Having eaten and some top restaurants including the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, I'm a fussy eater but my only regret is that we never found this place on our first night. Serving both lunch and dinner the food is a combination of traditional Egyptian...More

4  Thank tinys
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Questions & Answers
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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