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The Terrace

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (4 reviews)
“cold cuts” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting Aswan on a Nile Cruise, and being a big fan of Agatha Christie, I decided to visit the Old Cataract Hotel where she wrote "Death on the Nile". I could not get into the actual restaurant, but was given a seat out on the...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is well trained, experienced and friendly. The food is good . The pasta Neapolitan is good

Thank MarwanKarawia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for evening cocktails whilst on a nile cruise in Aswan, truly stunning views, and the sunset was out of this world.

Thank SusanCharles2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe overlooking the Nile is very sophisticated and wonderful and the food provided is very tasty There is a musical ensemble that is a wonderful place for the place

Thank alneebari
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very snobbish place, even on a request for a lunch reservation, they happily shunned us off from even before the security point. Indecently arrogant and cold enough to cherish the redundant pride. The second star in the rating is only for the amazing spirit of...More

Thank Shubham S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan, we had several meals at the Terrace, apart from breakfast there every morning. Though it has the look of an open air cafe for quick bites, it is actually a restaurant that serves...More

Thank Ayub Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This should be one of the best dinning experiences in Aswan - fabulous view from historic terrace. Unfortunately the cooking is just plain awful, and then it is also expensive ... take the boat to the island 50m away to the Nubian restaurant ... food...More

Thank A P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While we stayed in Aswan at the new Movinpic hotel we invited our friends couple to have a sunset high tea in the terrace at the Old Cataract Hotel ( Sofitel). Booking was very difficult using the normal channel of phoning them.! I had to...More

Thank Alarinova
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great egyptian food there on one of the nights we stayed at the hotel. It was very good. Also had breakfast there one day which was just as great.

Thank Umesh G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly expensive for the area for average food. It’s great if you want to feel like you’re not in Egypt but really lacks local flavor. Staff were kind and also gorgeous waterfront view but definitely not worth the price.

Thank Emily H
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Response from Nivine C | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I am not sure but I don’t think so.
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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|
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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