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Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
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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 8 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
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant goes for the visual wow factor. The long hotel hallway entrance to the restaurant builds up a sense of old-world style and charm. A small left veer suddenly opens to a cavernous room that has a Moorish-style dome finished off with King Tutankhamen...More

1  Thank 58More-travel-please
Reviewed 21 February 2017

World class food and world class service. You will not be disappointed. Ask for the dessert cart. Gentlemen, remember to wear a jacket.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere very good service the food was excellent definitely will come back on my next visit

Thank Rmeshreky
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18 December 2017|
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Response from rossfamcan | Reviewed this property |
When we were there it wasn't busy but it wouldn't hurt to book ahead. Staff at restaurant and hotel are the best and always ready to help.
8 October 2017|
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Response from Ouranoupoli | Reviewed this property |
No dress code!
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Amira S
31 December 2016|
Response from Osama N |
I don't think it will be allowed. Breakfast is only served for the hotel Guests
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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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