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$15 - $20
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French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1886 is literally the worst elevated restaurant I’ve ever been to in my entire life. The only good thing is the service since it’s in Sofitel which is a five star hotel. We ordered the salmon rolls, lobster soup, grilled fillet with sea bass and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 425priscillaz
Reviewed August 2, 2019

we had dinner at the restaurant amazing service and good food flexible they bring you extra food outside is not on the menu the drinks and wine was good . we all enjoyed it very much . its a clean very chic place with ac

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank canadian361
Reviewed July 13, 2019

1886 is an institution in Luxor, just like the Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel, where it is located. An old-school, slightly uptight French restaurant with a dress code (they have jackets available for gentlemen), they aim to be a fine-dining institution. In the old-school fashion, main...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank savvyandfinetravel
Reviewed July 12, 2019

I don't know where people think they would get this kind of meal & service, for the money, in the UK, Europe or West in General. Yes, it is more expensive than the other restaurants in the hotel. Yes, it has a dress code where...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank eLaReF
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Food was delicious, drinks were good too. Breakfast was very good, staff were very attentive.hours for breakfast were very convenient for our plans

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cuchie51
Reviewed April 26, 2019

Our expectations were high based on the price (some starters were 700 EGP - about £31! The room was very nice - fitting into the overall ambience of the hotel which is why we booked it. However, the food was anything but fine dining -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank chrisswaine
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Located in the Winter Palace, jacket required for dinner, provided by restaurant if you don’t have one. You can imagine yourself sitting there in 1886, the decor and table setting was magnificent. Service outstanding. Food was disappointing, had duck breast which came with a few...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank neilg181
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Yes, jackets are required, but with a much better menu than Victoria Room at comparable prices it is worth making that reservation. Outstanding service.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank E1779HTjamess
Reviewed February 11, 2019

The 1886 is an instituion. Located in the Winter Palace hotel, it brings back the atmosphere of the late 19th and early 20th century. Guests are asked to wear formal attire, even if the definition of formal does not necessarily extend beyond requiring men to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Sjur B
Reviewed February 10, 2019

A bit pricey but wonderful food cooked to perfection. You feel transported back in time. we r4ely enjoyed the experience

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from zooly | Reviewed this property |
No shorts etc You can enter without a tie but it is a nice place to dress up to go to. Also at the moment you may be the only people in the restaurant due to the lack of tourists in Luxor!
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