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1902 Restaurant

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Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
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Leuven, Belgio
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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, most tables stayed empty during the whole evening. We had the tartare de noix de... More 

Thank Koen_h
Alameda, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stripes. This could only work in Egypt - and it does. The reasonably extensive wine... More 

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Montreal, QC
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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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404 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I enjoyed the breakfast buffet in the 1902 Restaurant that was part of my stay in the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel. It was a good way to start the day. There was a good selection of hot and cold dishes. The decor and architecture are very impressive. I only regret that I didn’t get a chance to have dinner... More 

Thank Bill C
Aswan, Egypt
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

One Dream If you Go to visit Sofotel Old Cataract Best Resturand 1902 if you are Lucky you can have Dinner one time

Thank Khaled_Aly
Luxor, Egypt
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Once King Faruk was dining here! And when you enter the restaurant, you will immediately know why: this is a unique place with fantastic atmosphere and great food.

Thank Michael P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The chef should have 3 stars. Every meal was delicious. The food was fresh and interesting. Loved it....

Thank marcahelene
Upper West Side, New York
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We return year after year to this fantastic hotel. One of our favorite places in the world. Apparently featured in an Arabic telenova called Grand Hotel, it is no very difficult to book!

Thank rodkeenan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, International, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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: 20972316000

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