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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%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Abtal El Tahrir Street | Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Top choice, exceptional elegant dinning experience in marvelous prestigious 1902. Warm hospitality by its staff who will take care of you as soon as you show up in the restaurant. If you are a resident in Cataract don't miss it. Guaranteed fab food for all...More

Thank Nora J
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very well put menu, excellent wine list, as for the service it is exceptional, we enjoyed New Year Gala

Thank Nashed R
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very impressive looking restaurant that holds some strict standards with dress code (i.e men need a jacket). For the most part, the experience was good but a couple of things were not spot on. There was a long delay for one of our drinks orders...More

Thank CleverClewer
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The food is wonderful but the space is amazing. My wife and I enjoyed a very romantic meal here. The menu was nice and the prices seem to be on point for what you received.

Thank Canadian G
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Despite its incredibly grand architecture and setting, I actually found 1902 to be welcoming and not at all intimidating. The lovely lady who welcomed me to my table had worked there for years and I remembered her. Regarding the dress code, you do need to...More

2  Thank savvy_dave
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Best Place in Aswan little bit expensive but it deserve indeed with oriental live music at dinner and lunch

Thank George W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The place is amazing and is worth seeing the wonderful dome and the others spaces. The food is fine but not extraordinary. Excellent service. I recommend the menu of flambe, particulary for the shrimps.

1  Thank Angeltwo
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Large old restaurant with great food . Only issue we had was they want you to wear a jacket , and tourists in Aswan don't often have a jacket .

1  Thank kuwinda
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went to treat myself in this restaurant, but the experience was higher then my expectation, the service, the atmosphere, the food was amazing, i had the best salmon and risotto you can dream of, and the chef himself came to check on me. Its...More

1  Thank 214mia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Egypt is definitely NOT famous for it's restaurants nor it's cuisine. 1902 was the best we ate in the country and we went to many that where supposed to be great but left disappointed from most but not this one. The cuisine was French style...More

1  Thank Patricio B
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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

Rating summary
  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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