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Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (6 reviews)
“dress code” (5 reviews)
“jacket” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor of the restaurant is breathtaking. It is one of the most beautiful restaurants you will ever see. The staff working there is warm and welcoming. Most of them have been working there for years. A jacket is a must to enter and be...More

Thank Seiffahmy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best restaurant ever l have had a dinner in, this legend restaurant is a part of Sofitel legend old Cataract hotel in Aswan. the restaurant originally was the main hall which the king Abbas Helmy ll the son of Khediv Ismael pasha...More

Thank Aiman_Madany
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited 1902 on Palm Sunday (the day of the church bombings in lower Egypt). This location is in very close proximity to a Coptic Church so the main entrance was blocked off. I'm not sure if it was luck or that tourists weren't venturing...More

1  Thank Carnoedo27
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I traveled Egypt with my dad and my brother and after a week of the sand and desert heat, we decided to treat ourselves to a nice dinner. The Old Cataract is a beautiful hotel and we started with a beer at the terrace bar...More

Thank Erik W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a French style restaurant. The place is beautiful. The service is outstanding. The menus are very impressive. The wine list is great... and overall prices are reasonable as compared to the quality of the food.

Thank Herve F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is the hotel main restaurant were you can enjoy any of your three meal courses. It is elegant and gives you an air of grandeur as if you are having a royal lunch. The food is good, service may be a little slow in...More

Thank Flynangel
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Guests at the legendary Cataract Hotel take breakfast in this extraordinarily beautiful room. If you want to splurge, you can also have dinner here rather that in either of the Cataract Hotel's two other less pricey dining venues. I was surprised to read a couple...More

Thank Rand C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. We had breakfast there and the buffet did not match the Winter Palace in Luxor. But oh the room! They could serve hot dogs and one would give it 5 stars.

Thank Randy O
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I suspect this restaurant was way better before, because I did not have the experience others are bragging about... it can certainly not come close to a european 1 michelin star restaurant. The restaurant was pretty empty. Though it's a big place, with many tables,...More

1  Thank Koen_h
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Food took forever to arrive and then did so in bits and pieces. Meat first followed 15 minutes later by rice and veggies.

Thank Christine O
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Amira S
I want to ask if i can just go for breakfast only and how much with that coast me in L.E? What about kids?
1 January 2017|
Response from Osama N |
I don't think it will be allowed. Breakfast is only served for the hotel Guests
Do the men need a jacket for the restaurant nineteen o two or will a collared shirt and tie be sufficient? We will be guests at the hotel. Cheers. Leanne
22 December 2016|
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Response from Vitor N | Reviewed this property |
Jacket and collared shirt will be enough but tie is always welcome on this beautiful restaurant. Cheers
Moustafa H
Can I book a dinner while I am not staying in the hotel?
4 October 2016|
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Response from Vitor N | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: +20 97 2316000
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