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The Terrace

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (4 reviews)
“cold cuts” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Stunning views, fantastic atmosphere. Breakfast here, sunset tea here. This is one of the best views in Egypt of the Nile and a must experience.

Thank ibramadan
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a great place to view Elephantine and to see the sun set. If you are not staying at the Hotel expect to spend at least 150 LE ($9 in todays rates) or they will charge you that anyway. But a few drinks and...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Amazing and Relaxing Historical and natural view. Service is superb. Food is very good. Price is too expensive. In a nut shell, if you are in Aswan, you have to visit the Terrace. It was the scene of one of the famous novels of Agatha...More

Thank Ahmed D
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The Terrace is a relaxing restaurant with a spectacular view of the Nile and Elephantine island. The grounds are amazing and the staff at the restaurant go above and beyond to meet your needs. The food is delicious and very reasonably priced. Dress code is...More

Thank bugcrazy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely terrace for light snacks, beverages, breakfast or a sundowner in the evening. Not recommendable during the hot, summer weather.

Thank Celeste F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I loved it here. The food was excellent, service excellent - couldn't be aulted. For a really special thing to do, arrive by Felucca or motor boat. I strongly recommend Captain Ziggy - brilliant guide and guesthouse owner as well as great captain - he...More

Thank NickChesterfield
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Restaurant.. view.. food .. everything is just amazing and beautiful.. staff are friendly and helpful

Thank heba f
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an excellent meal on The Terrace which is a beautiful restaurant in this lovely historic hotel. Excellent, friendly service made the evening so enjoyable and my husband's fillet steak was truly delicious.

Thank jackiew296
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

There are no words to say how good this place is. Food is yummy. Staff are lovely. The whole hotel is just super. It such an amazing place to visit and so comfortable and relaxing. The view is just mesmerising. You sit down to have...More

Thank Germaine S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Excellent service and food! The view overlooking Elephantine island is spectacular! We had breakfast and lunch there every day!!

Thank Herve F
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fady g
25 January 2017|
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Response from Osama N | Reviewed this property |
No special dress code
2 December 2016|
Response from nadimoo | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you need to as it is v quite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: +20 97 2316000
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