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1902 Restaurant

Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2316000
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (7 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We knew we had to have a meal at the 1902 restaurant during our stay at the Old Cataract hotel in Aswan. The restaurant is possibly as famous as the hotel in which it is housed. And there are some rave reviews too. We made...More

Thank Ayub Q
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is supposedly a landmark French restaurant outside of Cairo. It was OK, not impressed. Service could have been better.

Thank Umesh G
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The 1902 Restaurant is an important element of the Legendary hotel of Old cataract. A historical atmosphere and design falling in love with a fantastic cuisine. When you are there you are enjoying it all.

Thank Galal E
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The room is huge with a very high dome but the lighting, the different levels, and the structured paintwork make it look intimate and luxurious. The formidable lady who is the maître d'hôtel runs the place like clockwork. We liked her a lot for her...More

Thank FrederickWentworth
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere wonderful food and excellent service The decor is out of this world, and we spent a memorable Xmas Eve having dinner there. The many was good and the food was served hot and well presented

Thank 42holiday
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Dress code,ambience,live music and extraordinary service,the food is extremely delicious. not cheap but it worth .

Thank 1Magdy2015
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant I have ever seen, the high ceiling and dome , the wooden floor , the food is delicious and the service is very good . The Furnature may be changed to as in Luxor to complete the ambience but overall...More

Thank EGY7777
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

What can I say.....top notch service, amazing food, and unparalleled decor and ambience. One of the best dining experiences in all of Egypt.

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is one of most impressive place I have ever been. Very elegant and also warm. The staff is great and makes you very comfortable. You need a formal dress. For the food I was expecting something more “sofisticate” and less “heavy”. It is...More

Thank Marco250775
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a booking for the restaurant and were really looking forward to our meal there. Tourism in Egypt isn't at its peak at the moment so we were a bit disappointed when the restaurant was COMPLETELY empty when we arrived. Not much of an...More

3  Thank Simonetta H
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19 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

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