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El Hussein Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Middle Eastern, , Halal
Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2378335
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lentil soup” (16 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide brought us here because the food is prepared with filtered water i.e. it is safe for foreigners. We only had Egyptian style dishes and really enjoyed them.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AussieItchyFeet_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is your basic tour guide restaurant that all of the guides take their guest for the kickback and because they are confident that their customers won't get sick. Our guide took us here and the food was average at best. The pita bread and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cubfaninco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best in LUXOR. The minute we arrived our Taxi driver he recommended it to us. Delicious food, easy going, warm service. The experience in total is authentically local. You may be disappointed if you expecting a fine dining restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 302mohamedf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was tucked away on a small street our Tour guide Naama brought us here and man I was ready for a nap afterwards. The service was great food was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MrsPanton
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We were in Luxor for 12 night and by far this was the worst meal we had , I had steak could have been horse meat couldn't get my knife in to it and when the waiter took it away never asked why i had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 580jann
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We ate here two nights in a row during our stay in Luxor - the Hilton. Food was great, authentic and great value for money. Air-conditioned, clean and only 3 min walk from the the Hilton, we thought this was an excellent alternative to the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Eva Y
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you happen to find yourself on the East Bank of Luxor, I would suggest giving El Hussein a try. The rice, and beans served were delicious. The chicken and fish were also good. Their lentil soup, and mango juices are worth a try as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the recommendation of our taxi driver and it was good to see locals eating here. The spoken English was a little lacking but not really surprising as this restaurant is off the general tourist route. The meals seem to come as...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ElizabethK72
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This restaurant came highly recommended by some locals and we were so excited to try it. Once we got there, we realized it is just another restaurant frequented by tourists. The menu is a Set menu, a kind that I am not a fan of....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anshita_S
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The food was OK, however I expected a bit more. Have tried much better local food in the area, but if next to the restaurant worth a visit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cedrbal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2378335
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