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The Terrace

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (4 reviews)
“cold cuts” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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11 - 20 of 119 reviews

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 9 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 5 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank heba f
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great place to relax and see a gorgeous view...even better knowing so many famous people have sat here, too. Princess Diana, Churchill, Queen Noor, etc...etc.....

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is the terrace of the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan. It is a great place to have breakfast and/or afternoon coffee with a splendid Nile view. Enjoy the breakfast open buffet by the Nile!

Thank Flynangel
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The splendid location with the special views make the Terrace at the Cataract a popular spot and it is usually crowded at almost any time of day or evening. I have been a regular guest at the Cataract over the years and I prefer to...More

Thank Rand C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Terrace is in The Old Cataract Hotel. It has a wonderful view over the hotel grounds and the Nile. The menu isn't extensive, but the food was delicious. They also do afternoon tea which was excellent.

Thank Gillian P
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24 January 2017|
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Response from Osama N | Reviewed this property |
No special dress code
1 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
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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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