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Hapy Habou

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Medinet Habu | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
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+20 100 112 8165
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is typical Egyptian, and nothing is too much trouble. Ask to go on the roof at sunset for some magical views (forget the electricity cables !). I have been here for lunch in March 2017 and was here for dinner in May and both times the food has been excellent. They are happy to cook what you want... More 

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Thank Denise M
West Yorkshire
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

If you're visiting Habu temple or village, I'd recommend the Hapy Habu restaurant. We visited twice, for an evening meal and then for tea the next morning. The manager Moussa was friendly and helpful, and the food was good - much better quality and value than the other restaurant in the village (directly across the street from the temple). We... More 

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Thank Fiona941
Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

After my tours in Luxor, my guide took me to Hapy Habu for lunch. It's within walking distance of Madinet Habu, which is where we went after lunch. I had Red Sea Fish with tajine (tagine), salad, tuna, and something that seemed like hummus to me. The food was actually very good. There weren't many people in the restaurant as... More 

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1 Thank Syreeta J
Coventry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I have been to Hapy Habu several times and can honestly say that despite tourism being so depleted the standard never changes. Choice, simple home-cooked meals with all fresh produce, a delightful gazebo to sit under, Habpy Habu is a lovely, quiet corner just to sit and relax. Medinet Habu temple with the Theban hills in the background and the... More 

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3 Thank Hale44
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I first went here 3 years ago with friends ,and returned again last year. It is a relaxing little cafe with lovely staff,with a variety of local dishes and snacks. Its just a 3 minute walk away from Habou Temple ,tucked away in a corner. As an aside, our taxi guy took us just around the corner to meet 3... More 

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3 Thank chami
South West London
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We stopped here in the middle of a busy day on the West Bank and it was the perfect lunch oasis. Lovely tables outside in the garden and a view of the Medinet Habu, good mezze for the adults in our party and equally good pasta for the teenager.

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2 Thank Hotelsarelovely
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Great place, great food, very cheap, but most importantly best bathroom facilities on westbank! Make sure you sit outside in the covered terrace area and enjoy the garden bit, lots of birds to see.

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Thank Kimr1312
Otley, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2013

There's a shady outdoor terrace overlooking the temple as well as an indoor dining room. The menu is unsophisticated but the food we ordered (onion tart and meat-free moussaka) came piping hot - unusual for Egypt - and was clearly freshly made. There were lots of other vegetarian dishes too. This is a good place for a light lunch or... More 

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2 Thank bilboburgler
Egypt
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I love it here mainly because you can look at the temple of Habu while you eat. It is lovely and quite a really nice atmosphere will go again

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Thank AlwaysEgypt
Germany
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Our taxi driver dropped us at "Hapy Habou" on our first day - and since then we had our west-bank-lunch at this place. A small menue (I do not count pizza, spaghetti and the like!!) but all local dishes were properly flavoured and freshly prepared. Everything was clean, no problems with the toilets and the waiters as polite as they... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Egyptian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Medinet Habu | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 100 112 8165

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?