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Food Urge

$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, British, Egyptian
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El Melal Street, Dahab DU1 DU1, Egypt
+20 69 3640957
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely place on the beach where you can eat and relax in the sun after a nice dive. Good food and nice staff!

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Thank Klaas v
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Lovely peaceful place on the beach, just on the northern edge of town. The food is really good and I ended up eating there every day - I recommend the Sinai Chicken!

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Thank samkimmins
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A beautiful place on the sea .. great location and tasty food very helpful and friendly staff .. was great to be there

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Thank Hamsa24
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

Thanks Hamsa...we are pleased you enjoyed the food and the location and the staff and look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Dahab, Egypt
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A fantastic location with the most friendly staff and a great vibe. The food is great and always fresh!

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Thank lisachantelleturner
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

We do pride ourselves on making everything from scratch, to your specifications, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Baden, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Food Urge is the place to eat if you enjoy sitting directly by the sea in a beautiful and peaceful setting and eating delicious Egyptian and English-style dishes (although, beeing a German guest, I loved the Egytian hint the “English”-dishes had, since I really prefer to eat local food when I am abroad). Food Urge is worth the 10minute stroll... More 

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Thank slangohr
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

We love that you enjoyed the unique vibe that we have , being at the end of the promenade...we should say European dishes really, but we do also do more traditional Egyptian meals upon request. Defo worth the 10 minute stroll and gives you time to 'walk it off' afterwards. :) More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

great place for breakfast on the beach, or a chicken wrap at lunch, or a great cup of tea after a days diving.

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Thank anna1234306
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

Thanks Anna, we aim to please and divers need to re-fuel well :) More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Food Urge is the restaurant of the Dive Urge dive resort. A beautiful location directly on the beach. During my stay there I had breakfast every morning in my favourite chair, looking out to sea, and also various other meals and drinks. Particularly recommend the breakfast fruit pancakes and superb mango juice and mango lassi. Thanks to Nesimi for taking... More 

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Thank Carl J
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

The fruit pancakes are legendary, thanks Carl, Nesimi is our treasure and still here waiting to serve you some more food and drinks on the beach. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Service is great always with a smile. Food is great too and varied! There is traditional Egyptian food and British food. Iftari on the beach during Ramadan was special.

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Thank Joseph G
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

Thanks Joe, it is our pleasure to invite our guests, staying with us, to join us for Eftar at Ramadan....so lovely to have you and your Mum staying. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

This restaurant provides fresh, locally sourced and delicious food. I was more than happy to eat here during my diving holiday. The service is excellent and I was overwhelmed by just how beautiful the scenery is: only 4-5 metres away are the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea and, in the hazy distance, the mountains of Saudi Arabia call... More 

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1 Thank bh23now
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and i agree we are blessed with an amazing view, possibly the best in Dahab.....just saying ;) More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Wow what a diamond, we went to this hotel to eat, spend the day on the beach front, as it right by, a fabulous dive site, the rooms were amazing , spotlessly clean, the staff we were so friendly, and showed us around , nothing was a problem, my husband did not finish his meal, as he felt ill, due... More 

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Thank CarolandRod
LynneDiveUrge, Owner at Food Urge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and we have passed your kind regards onto our staff, who are more like family for us. Hope to see you back here for a longer visit soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Mediterranean, British, Egyptian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Melal Street, Dahab DU1 DU1, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab
  • Phone Number: +20 69 3640957

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