Food & Beverage

The hotel boasts Luxor’s largest and most elegant multi-purpose Taharka ballroom with a capacity of up to 500 persons. A terrace, overlooking the Nile River and suitable for all types of cocktails and elegant receptions, is also available on the sixth floor of the hotel.

The finest food and beverage service accompanies every meeting held at the Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor. We use the freshest ingredients and create seasonal menus, offering a unique culinary experience for each event.

Our catering team will customize any menu to your exact specifications. From picnic lunches to gala-themed evening events in our ballroom, we can make your vision a reality. We also offer VIP Gifts and Amenities such as Fruit Baskets upon arrival.

Sample Menus

Option 1: Oriental Gala Dinner Buffet

Oriental Appetizers

  • 15 Varieties of Oriental Appetizers and Salads, such as:
    • Baba Ghanoush
    • Tahina
    • Moutable
    • Koubeba
    • Sambousk
    • Makbous
    • Baladi
    • Salads
    • Taboulla
    • Tomato stuffed with Garlic and Coriander
    • Dolmas

Salad Bar 

  • Seasonal fresh Vegetables and Salad Greens
  • Selection of Dressings, Olive Oils and Vinegars
  • Presentation of Smoked Salmon, Shrimp and Cheese

Soup 

  • Yellow Lentil with Lemon

Hot Entrées

  • Pigeon baked with Nut and "Freek" Filling
  • Samake Saidiah (Sea Bass Filet on a bed of Tomato Rice topped with Onion Sauce)
  • Chicken Sharkasiah with Almond Sauce
  • Roasted Lamb Leg with Mint Sauce
  • Beef Kabab Halah
  • Potato with Onion and Tomato Sauce
  • Boiled White Rice in Chicken Stock
  • Okra Stew

Carving Station 

  • Whole Roast Turkey served with Harankash Sauce

From the Grill 

  • Lamb Koufta and Veal Kebab Drizzled with Garlic Butter Sauce

Cheese Course

  • Goat Milk with Dried Fruit Ragout, Buffalo Cottage Cheese and Local Cheeses

Breads 

  • Choice of 8 Kinds of Oriental Bread

Desserts 

  • Assorted Oriental Sweets; Coconut Milk Pudding with Harankash Fruit sauce
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruits: Watermelon, Honeydew Melon, Grapes, Oranges, Grapefruit, Guava, Pineapple, Apples, Pears, Strawberries, Bananas and Pomegranates

Dried Fruits and Nuts

  • Red, Black and Yellow Dates, Apricots, Prunes and Raisins
  • Almonds, Pistachio, Cashews, Walnuts and Peanuts

Coffee or Mint Tea

Option 2: International Gala Dinner Buffet

Salads

  • Seasonal fresh Vegetables (14) and Salad Greens (9)
  • Selection of Dressings, Olive Oils and Vinegar
  • Local and International Cheeses

Soup 

  • Quail Essence with Pistachio Dumplings

Cold Items

  • Veal Paté en Croute
  • Chicken Liver Terrine with Herbs
  • Duck Galantine with Pistachio Nuts
  • Seafood Platter with Trimmings
  • Shrimp Pyramid with Cocktail Sauce
  • Smoked Salmon served with Condiments

Hot Selection 

  • Chicken Breast filled with Wild Mushrooms, Cream of Oregano Sauce
  • Beef Medallion filled with Goose Liver and wrapped in Beef Bacon with Red Wine
  • Veal Medallions on a bed of julienne Vegetables, Lemon-Butter Sauce
  • Red Sea Shrimp, Calamari and Sea Bass in a Spicy Tomato Sauce
  • Lamb Navarain, Seasonal Vegetable Bundle, Rice Timbale , William Potatoes

Desserts 

  • Croque en Bouche; Fruit Tartlets; Mini French Pastries; Chocolate Mouse (white and dark);
  • Crème Carmel; A Selection of four Cakes;
  • Sliced fresh fruits served on ice, such as: Watermelon, Honeydew Melon, Grapes, Oranges, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Red, Yellow and Green Apples, Pears, Strawberries, Gooseberries and Bananas

Dried Fruit and Nuts

  • Red, Black and Yellow Dates, Apricots, Prunes, Figs and Raisins
  • Almonds, Pistachios, Cashews, Walnuts, Peanuts

American Coffee or Tea

Option 3: Saidi Wedding Party Buffet

  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Seasonal Vegetable Salads, Tomato stuffed with Coriander, Watercress Salad, Makdoes, Assorted Pickles, Shamsi Bread, Tagens, White Beans with Beef, Okra with Lamb
  • Fatah (Bread, Rice with Meat Bouillon, topped with Garlic-Coriander, Tomato Sauce and served with Roasted Veal), Saidi-stuffed Chicken Legs, Macaroni with Bechamel Sauce
  • Mouhlabi (Rice Pudding) with Fresh Cream and Nuts
  • Mint Tea and Water Pipe

Sample Coffee Breaks

Karnak Break 

  • Mini Chocolate Croissants
  • Mini Danish Pastries
  • Assorted Homemade Cookies
  • English Cake
  • Coffee or Tea

Hatshepsut Break 

  • Mini Cheese Croissants
  • Mini Chocolate Croissants
  • Mini Hazelnut Croissants
  • Mini Danish Pastries
  • Assorted Homemade Cookies
  • Fruit Cake
  • Fresh Orange Juice
  • Coffee or Tea

Habu Break 

  • Seasonal Fruit
  • (Strawberries, Oranges, Apricots, Plums,
  • Sweet Melons, Lemons, Apples, Mangoes)
  • Fresh Juice
  • Fresh Tart
  • Fruit Mousse
  • Open-face Sandwiches
  • (Cheese, Smoked Chicken, Smoked Beef)
  • Coffee and Tea