Aswan restaurants

Top Choice International in Aswan

Panorama Restaurant & Bar

The Panorama is one of the best restaurants in Aswan, even though it is in the Mövenpick's eyesore tower. The food is good, the room elegant and the service friendly and efficient. The real draw, however, is the 360…
Egyptian in Aswan


Excellent Egyptian restaurant with a stylish interior room and a fabulous Nile terrace, serving fancy succulent kebabs and kofta as well as excellent mezze.
French in Aswan

1902 Restaurant

The revamped Old Cataract Hotel has several top-end outlets, none grander than the 1902. Under its Moorish-inspired dome, the chefs – trained here and in France – serve sophisticated, expensive and mostly nouvelle c…
Egyptian in Aswan

Nubian Beach

Nubian cafe-restaurant set in a quiet garden on the west bank of the Nile, against the backdrop of a towering sand dune and near a popular swimming spot. When it's too hot or on colder evenings, you can also chill o…
Egyptian in Aswan

Ad Dukka

This Nubian restaurant, set on an island just beyond Elephantine Island, burnt down and was rebuilt in early 2017. It continues to serve excellent Nubian food in large and lavishly decorated portions. It can be a wo…
Egyptian in Aswan

Nubian House Restaurant

The Nubian House was renovated during the spring 2017, and is now more colourful than ever. The Nubian dishes served here are good, but best of all is the view at sunset looking over the First Cataract, and the peac…
Egyptian in Aswan

Al Makka

Popular with meat-eating local families, this place is famous for its excellent fresh kebabs and kofta, as well as stuffed pigeon. Mains come loaded with bread, salad, tahini, rice and vegetable stew, making it a re…
International in Aswan

Salah Ad Din

One of the best of the Nileside restaurants, with several terraces and a freezing air-con dining room. The menu has Egyptian, Nubian and international dishes, a notch better than most restaurants in Aswan. The servi…
Grill in Aswan

Al Madina

Popular restaurant with locals for its large quantities of succulent kofta and kebabs, and a mean stuffed pigeon if you need extra strength. Sister restaurant of Al Makka. No alcohol.
Egyptian in Aswan

Qaryat Gharb Seheyl

Nasr Ad Din Abduh Es Sitar runs this beautifully restored Nubian house as a cafe-restaurant and Nubian crafts centre. Henna tattoos are also available.