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Upstairs Restaurant

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Kafr, El Gouna, Hurghada 11122, Egypt
+20 102 888 8923
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Ireland
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called into Upstairs last night. We have been visiting it for the last seven years and always found it to be excellent. We had heard it was under new management and were a bit apprehensive as to how the food would be. We needn't have worried, the food was excellent. Lovely friendly waiters and a delightful French chef who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a delicious meal, highly recommend it. Best meal l have had in El Gouna. French cuisine. I will come back for another meal soon.

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Thank bn393
Antwerp, Belgium
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

They hired a French chef since beginning december 2016 to consult on the menu. His presents has risen this restaurant to a whole different level. Excellent, traditional French cuisine. Prices are higher than other restaurants in El Gouna but still reasonable. Next step is investing in a good wine menu.

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Cairo, Egypt
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

The food was good but the prices were quite expensive compared to the other restaurants next door with no reason

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1 Thank 817yassers
Levanto, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were not that hungry and ordered one soup for starter which to our surprise they took the care to serve in two plates Great food and the best meal we had in 10 days

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Up stairs last night as our traditional winter escape/husband's Birthday treat. And what a disaster it was! Starters we ordered was mixed up. Avocado and ONE CHOPPED PRAWN salad with over salted mayo/ketchup sauce.... "Up stairs" starter- weird prawn/ curry sauce combination. Main meals ( filet steak and duck) served with yesterday's fried up luke warm potatoes and veg(... More 

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Per A, Manager at Upstairs Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Stevens, Thank you for bring this to my attention. I sincerely apologize for your bad experience at Upstairs Restaurant and for ruining your husbands birthday dinner. If you are still in El Gouna please come by the restaurant for a full refund. Have the staff contact me. Regards, Michael More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Walking around in El Gouna Downtown we had a look at random restaurants and just thought we would like to try this one. And it was really good! We were the only guests and just couldn't understand why! We ordered the beef filet and the slow roasted duck and both dishes were amazing. We had a delicious panna cotta with... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

In the past, we've had some great meals here. Sadly not this visit. I get the impression that it's under new ownership but I could be wrong. The food can best be described as mediocre, the music too loud and the atmosphere non existent. I doubt we'll be back.

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Bristol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We previously ate in this restaurant several times in the past 2 years. Once with friends for my husbands 50th Birthday, and another time with family for New Years Eve. Having just visited El Gouna, we made a beeline for Upstairs to find it has had a makeover and looked very bland and EMPTY. Unfortunately, there was nothing to tempt... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just re - opened after re furb and slight menu changes ! We went to the VIP opening night with free sangria and really tasty pastry savoury nibbles. We then ate there a few nights later and its now slightly more modern inside but funky.... Menu has only been tweaked so camel curry is back on the menu ! its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
European, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kafr, El Gouna, Hurghada 11122, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  Hurghada  >  El Gouna
  • Phone Number: +20 102 888 8923
Description
El Gouna's fine dining place with a menu that challenges all fine dining restaurants in the world. A special place for special occasions or for a business dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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