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Nubian Restaurant

) #10 of 29 Restaurants in Aswan ££ - £££ , Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Issa Island, Aswan, Egypt
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Egyptian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Issa Island, Aswan, Egypt
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11 - 20 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2014

Ate here twice. One an entree meal. The other a buffet, with a night of dancing and music. Both times the food was very good. So enjoyed the entertainment.

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

The Egyptians are not known for their "Haute Cuisine" but the Nubian restaurant does pretty good and you get a lot for your money, so come hungry. As all Egyptians, the people are super nice and will bend backward to please. Dine on the terrace,...More

2  Thank frenchie643
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Our guide suggested us to eat there, we did it and today I don’t have any regrets. Good food, no problems, good atmosphere, excellent juices and super view. It was an All Inclusive trip so I can’t say anything about real price-quality ratio ... but...More

1  Thank anagh
Reviewed 29 May 2013

It's fun taking a boat out to an island in the Nile.We arrived just before sunset which is a nice time to enjoy the view of the river, the ruins of Elephantine and the surrounding landscapes. The waiter was informative and the service was good,...More

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Outside of the luxury hotels there are no really good restaurants in Aswan but this is one of the best. It is situated on its own island in the Nile, more or less opposite the Old Cataract Hotel. You can get a free boat ride...More

2  Thank terrence o
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We sat outside and had the beautiful view of the Nile and the Cataract Hotel. Overpriced and the food was OK but we had better food at Al Masry.

1  Thank clevetravel
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Our guide recommended this restaurant, and we paid US$30 each including transfers by boat from our hotel, for the "set menu". This was a choice of Egyptian or Nubian, and we chose the latter. Soup, breads, an astonishing selection of salad and dips, and the...More

1  Thank Samthetax
Reviewed 19 December 2012

The restaurant is situated on a hill on a small island with a lovely view of Elephantine Island. We enjoyed a traditional Nubian meal starting with Egyptian and Nubian sun bread, then hummus, sesame and tahini dips and a main course of rice and tangines...More

2  Thank katnegril
Reviewed 15 November 2012

When we arrived in Aswan after about 4 days in Egypt we wanted to try some real Egyptian food and so asked our guide for a recommendation. He took us to this restaurant and we really enjoyed the food. I would say over priced by...More

1  Thank kalk1
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Our guide in Aswan sold us the trip and meal to this restaurant as soon as we arrived at our hotel, but I think we should have given it a miss. It's not that it was really bad but it is not the place to...More

1  Thank WildlifeXplorer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Issa Island, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: +2-09-79-10-8000
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