Where to Eat in Abu Dhabi
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
Al Muneera - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Starting out as one of the United Arab Emirates' first food trucks, Meylas is no longer so much about grabbing a quick bite of local culture on the go, as it is about experiencing the traditional flavours in a small cafe decorated like a "canteen"...
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Looking to bring home a sweet souvenir? Something different from a huge bar of duty-free Toblerone? Al Nassma chocolate is made with camel milk, said to be the next "superfood," with lower fat and more vitamins than cow milk. Then again, it is...
Saadiyat Island, - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
On Saadiyat Island, just to the east of Manarat Al Saadiyat, lies Fanr: a relaxed restaurant offering a wide variety of cuisines. Indoor and outdoor seating are available and the strong quality of design both inside and outside will want to make...
Darratul Miyah, Khalidiyah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
With efficient delivery and delicious Lebanese, I have had plenty of Saj Way's chicken sandwiches and fattouch salads. Each meal comes served fresh and full of flavors—some I've never tasted together before. This fattouch has lettuce, radish,...
BEHIND E-MAX, NEAR NATIONAL CINEMA, HAMDAN BIN MOHAMMED STREET - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
How much more do I need to say to describe this drool-worthy picture? I've deliberately posted one where you can't see what's inside, because it's just so much more intriguing that way. I wouldn't want to know anyway. This was delivered to our...
Sas Al Nakhl - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Polished silver, flickering candles, and low lounges will all make you feel like you are in a luxurious restaurant in the heart of Morocco. Agadir is a fantastic dining option when you're on Saadiyat Island. The atmosphere they've created and food...
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Spend two hours relaxing and refreshing on the Dhow Cruise Dinner. Abu Dhabi looks marvelous from the water and you will undoubtedly have a restorative Arabian experience as you glide along while the ultra-modern city's skyscrapers stand still....
Emirates Palace Hotel Al - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Cantonese food at its best, in a glamorous environment where light and shadows wash over you, will make you feel like you're in a haven for royalty. And, located in the Emirates Palace Hotel, you're not far from just that. If you're in the mood...
ICT Tower - 4 King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
It may seem silly to get excited over cheese bread, but if you need some help to get going in the morning and you’re feeling a bit nibbly, Geelato has your coffee and tremendous cheese bread. If you’ve had fresh Hawaiian Sweet bread, you’re close...
Marina Mall - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
You cannot visit the Arabian Peninsula without trying the fruit of the palms. Dates (of the fruit variety, not of the human variety) abound in the United Arab Emirates. They are available at sweets shops and in the supermarkets. Dates are a...
Intercontinental Hotel - King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
With a friend in town, visiting the UAE for the first time, I wanted to "wow!" her with a Friday Brunch. The InterContinental mixes up their Friday Marina Brunch menu by opening up their restaurants, Chamas, the Belgian Cafe, and The Yacht Club....
Nation Riviera Beach Club, Corniche Road, Al Khubeirah, Opp Nation Towers - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Beachy and beautiful, Catch has one of the flashiest logos on the Corniche. Thanks to the art and creativity of head chef Roudy Petersen, it also serves some of the best seafood. Overlooking the water, with inviting indoor seats or a refreshing...
Corniche Rd W - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
The concept behind Vasco’s menu is to serve food that tastefullly maps the route of the explorer Vasco de Gama. Flavors from Spain, around Africa, and India round out the menu. Though appearing fairly simple, the flavors are full and...
Wave Breaker, Opposite Mall, Marina - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Just across the bridge to Marina Island, you can hang a right and will find several new restaurants opened with patio seating and a spectacular view back at the Abu Dhabi skyline on the Corniche. Originating in Lebanon, Casper & Gambini’s blends...
Podium Level 3, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers - Corniche Rd W - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Our prawns had pizzazz and we were impressed by the sumptuous soft shell crab. Tori No Su will tantalise your tastebuds while the menu invites you to order more than you can possible eat. The restaurant features comfortable and intimate spaces,...
Nation Galleria, Nation Towers - West Corniche - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
A local favorite gathering place for coffee, tea, sumptuous salads, and decadent desert, Leopold’s of London (or LOL, for short) attract return customers with high quality ingredients and servers who can easily articulate the menu to patrons. My...
Yas Marina Circuit - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
On one of the first cool days of winter in Abu Dhabi, some friends and I decided to celebrate the weekend outdoors at Yas Marina. Settling on a seafood restaurant, we found ourselves on the lovely patio at Aquarium. True to its name, inside the...
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