You will be definitely be spoilt for choices with the variety of restaurants available in Abu Dhabi at your disposal. It is definitely hard to choose the best one as all of them carries their own flavor and taste and is surely going to entice your taste buds. Though this list is a not a true reflection of the amazing variety of restaurants available, we have to try to collate some of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi which will give you a truly remarkable dining experience.
Frankie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar
Feast on one of the best Italian cuisine in an outdoor courtyard or on the busy indoor floor. The casual dining restaurant was created by the Michelin-starred chef Marco Pierre White and the famous horse jockey Frankie Detfori. Now you can enjoy the best engaging culinary experience in the evenings coupled with a lively bar and live piano performances seven days a week. You can just sink into a cozy chair and explore the amazing array of cocktails which have been exclusively crafted by their Italian mixologist. They believe in the concept that great food should not be complicated. This is definitely one of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi.
This 16,000 square foot Chinese restaurant offers a great dining experience coupled with a magnificent décor and ambiance which exudes the brand’s ethos of a modern ethnic aesthetic. The famous Paris-based designer Gilles & Boissier started this restaurant in June 2010 trying to echo the luxurious London interiors without compromising on the unique Arabian flair. The result of which was a caged dining area backlit and surrounded by blue glass and with carved wooden lattice and screens. If the ambiance is not exciting you, then the delicious masterful dishes from the chef Lee Kok Hua is surely going to entice your taste buds. This wonderful place is one of the best places to eat in Abu Dhabi. It consists of a restaurant, lounge, bar, and four private dining rooms.
This Chinese restaurant has several awards and accolades to its collection. Now you can experience the authentic taste and charm of traditional China integrated with a modern flair. The signature dishes include the dim sum. The delicious and authentic Chinese delicacies are famous among the locals over here. One of the best Chinese restaurants in Abu Dhabi.
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill
The back-lit flame wall is one of the hallmarks of this wonderful restaurant blessed with beautiful dramatic interiors. You will be truly confused with the diverse variety of innovative grill cuisine, deep and assorted wine, and traditional English fare. It will be a really difficult pick for you if you are steak lover as the menu is very well composed with many items which you would have fancied. With acute and outstanding attention given to every detail, you will be truly amazed at the level of the training of the serving staff, which makes it the best Abu Dhabi restaurants to savor.
This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi if you are a Latin American cuisine lover. This Brazilian restaurant has an exotic menu comprising of delicious, fresh barbecued chicken and meat. The place is heaven for meat lovers. The service is exemplary and appreciated by several locals. Experience the live Latin band sets which set the tone for energy and authenticity to savor the delicious menu.
The Meat Co.
Get the best African cuisine experience which gives you the feel of the contemporary and magnificent African décor. The boutique chain’s signature is the towering wine collection on display which is surely going to amaze you. The guests can view their meals being finely cut and cooked to perfection in this open-plan kitchen. We definitely recommend it as one of the places to eat in Abu Dhabi.
Now experience the modern flavors of Vietnam in a vibrant and vivacious atmosphere which will remind you of the Vietnamese colonial era. It has been voted and awarded as the best business lunch spot in the Time Out Abu Dhabi. You will truly savor these delicacies, and we would definitely recommend checking out this restaurant if you are a true foodie.
Pearls & Caviar
Now cater your taste bud’s requirements for a fine and timeless cuisine in a glamorous atmosphere. The truly Mediterranean cuisine is prepared with fresh Middle Eastern ingredients. The atmosphere and the kitchen style will take you to another seaside. This is the perfect place for people looking to lounge or party after dinner. The Pearls Bar upstairs is just the beginning for all party freaks.
Wondering why there is no Emirati cuisine based restaurant on the list. You search ends here; Mezlai embraces the culinary traditions and focuses on Emirati delicacies like majboos and harees. The famous local chef Ali Salem Musbeh Al Badawi who has previously worked at Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai is there to showcase some of the best dishes in the Emirati cuisine. A truly meat lover’s delight which employs everything from rabbit and sheep, camel and baby sharks, to ostriches in their dishes. Definitely one of the best places to eat in Abu Dhabi.
One of the popular seafood serving restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Finz offers a great culinary experience with huge ceilings, sleek furnishings, and gigantic windows overlooking the sea. The cuisine is rich in seafood which includes delicious oysters and there is a diverse variety on the menu on display.
The eclectic international menu from Vasco’s is a foodie’s delight. Savor all your cravings by indulging in the pasta, pizzas, meat, fish, and curries. A restaurant which is themed on the famous world explorer Vasco da Gama. Guests have the option to opt between the modern and busy interiors and the outdoor deck with the calming and mesmerizing views of the Arabian Gulf coastline.
This modern French restaurant has many products which are imported from France, Bord Eau and offers a great French dining experience coupled with all the trimmings. Adding to the glamor and ambiance are the rich fabrics and furniture, super a la carte menu, and impeccable service. Check out this restaurant if you are looking for a fine dining experience.