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The Terrace

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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view of the Nile from this terrace is lovely, the service very attentive, the food and the juices are good. The place itself is very nice and the atmosphere is peaceful. Don't miss it!

1 Thank KatSicily
Cairo, Egypt
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

take your breakfast and have your coffee or tea at this terrace they all in love to serve you indeed :)

Thank George W
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Terrace has a splendid setting above the Nile, excellent place for a sun-set drink. The food - we ate Egyptian - is ok but certainly not the best Egyptian food I have tried. The Terrace is still worth the visit, it is a beautiful place.

Thank Catarina B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to have dinner there. The food was absolutely fabulous. The service was amazing in addition to the mesmerizing view. Even though we were not guests at the hotel, we were treated with warmth from the staff. I would highly recommend it!

Thank Nahed E
san francisco
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is great of course but I had to leave a couple of times due to excessive smoking on the terrace. OK it is Egypt but really while people are eating?

Thank ramram77
Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I was on a tour of Egypt and heard about the fabulous Cataract hotel. I was able to walk here for a delicious breakfast and the most delicious coffee I've had in Egypt. And while the food is fantastic, the view of the Nile is unbeatable. If you come to Aswan, the Cataract hotel is a must!

Thank kermojo
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

To eat on the Terrace is a surreal experience and as well as good food the view is fantastic!! Afternoon tea is served with the heaviest and largest teapot ever seen. The staff were even able to make a gluten free afternoon tea for my daughter. The music is perfect for a relaxing experience. Go if you have a chance.

Thank Vanessa C
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The building was a mazing ,the deco was great ,the food was good ,the service was slow and prices was ok till they add 12% service charge and 13% vat then (25% on top) become expensive But overall it was worth visiting

Thank nadimoo
Baltimore, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Terrace is always good. Now their menu is full of creative salads, etc. that are just Always the best view anywhere.

Thank Betsy B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

You will have to experience this setting for yourself. Perhaps one of the best views in all of Egypt. Nothing better then to sit and have breakfast in the morning on the Terrace. It is so quiet and peaceful and the view is amazing. Our breakfasts were picture worthy! The staff outstanding! I can't wait to return.

Thank GFLane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mediterranean, European, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: 972316000

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