Bars & Restaurants

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan presents eight exceptional culinary experiences amongst four restaurants and four bars, covering every culinary corner of the globe. From authentic French dishes at 1902 Signature Restaurant to the continental menu in Saraya; from outdoor favourites prepared on hot coals at The Oriental-Kebabgy to light snacks served poolside at Palms.

Dine Al fresco in any restaurant or bar, truly sensational ambiance with a flair, unparalleled service and genuine Nubian hospitality.




The concept of stylish intimacy is reflected in many images throughout the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, whether it is classical, trendy, or cozy. Find your perfect spot to sit back and let the relaxing mood get through your veins and spirit, whilst enjoying your favorite beverage and watching the enchanting sunset or under the Nubian Stars.

  • Promenade

    Promenade features Afternoon Tea or sun-downer, overlooking the Nile with a magnificent view of the Elephantine Island and Khnum Temple on the rose granite walkway, guests can relax while sipping on a fresh drink, a cocktail or a traditional tea.

  • The Bar

    Relax in the British style piano Bar, with its leather and mahogany interior décor. Full bar stocked with a selection of international brew, martini and liqueurs served with a twist. Enjoy a magnificent night at Winston Churchill's favourite bar east of London.

  • Terrace

    Terrace which frames the Nile, picture perfect side of the restaurant and out towards the pool over-looking Khnum Temple and Elphantine Island. Offering an exquisite premier menu and is considered the "hottest table" in Upper Egypt. Specialty dishes and delicacies prepared by Executive Chef Dominique FERCHAUD.

  • Yasmin

    Yasmine overlooks the pool and gardens. Featuring tantalizing beverages, including hand-squeezed lemonades, crafted iced teas, fresh juices and vintage-inspired cocktails. Sun lovers can bask under the warm Nubian sun on oversized chaise long while enjoying a frozen cocktail.

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Extraordinary cuisine is a way of life at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, a generous affirmation of French tradition and a means to celebrate the cultures of Egypt and the Oriental world. Discover expertly prepared, beautifully presented dishes highlighting French, Lebanese, Syrian, and Turkish flavors and aromas.

  • 1902

    1902 Fine Dining Restaurant is the Hotel's signature restaurant, famous for its Qualaun crypt, 37 meter fascinating Arabian dome and décor worthy of the Thousand and One Nights.

  • Saraya

    Saraya is the Hotel’s Mediterranean influenced all day dining venue.  Full height outdoor area takes advantage of the expansive space offering breath-taking views over breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

  • Oriental Kebabgy

    Oriental-Kebabgy, the gem on the Nile. Offering Levant cuisine, featuring delicacy from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and South Turkey positioned to become a premier dining venue with its superb terrace overlooking the Nile, aspiring to be a friendly, neighbourhood eatery offering unpretentious dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients.

  • Palms

    Palms, simply relax in sun, Palms pool bar and grill serves frozen alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, cocktails and ice-cream in addition to light fare; healthy salad and sandwiches.

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The Old Cataract


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