Abu Dhabi - Dining
Cuisines from around the world mingle in Abu Dhabi, with restaurants offering a vibrant and varied mix of internal flavours and impressive culinary standards, there really is something to suit every taste and budget. All food outlets are regularly for hygiene by Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority. Non-Muslims can consume pork in certain outlets – any dishes using pork ingredients will be prepared separately from non-pork dishes, and clearly marked on the menu. Taxes, Service Charges & Tipping Many fine dining and high end restaurants may add a service charge (usually around 10%) and a tourism levy of 6% (in hotel restaurants only) to your bill. These charges are often included in the menu prices and the menu will denote when they are. You may choose to reward your waiter directly with a tip – the usual is 10%. Search our comprehensive restaurant database to find the dining experience of your choice. Our restaurant listing includes information on cuisine, facilities, licensed establishments, contact details and directions.
Dining OutAbu Dhabi’s restaurants offer a wide range of Arabic, Far-Eastern, European, Latin and Continental cuisines, served in authentic style and unique ambience. Multiple-cuisine is served by many restaurants. Other than authentic cuisine some restaurants are specialized in certain type of food such as seafood, vegetarian and others. Many of Abu Dhabi’s supmarket restaurants are located inside hotels. If you fancy a scrumptious buffet, head out to one of the popular areas around the Breakwater, Sheikh Zayed Street, Corniche Road or Tourist Club area, where you will find some of the best restaurants tucked away in hotel lobbies. Many international chains of restaurants, such as steak houses, have outlets in Abu Dhabi. Many pubs at hotels also serve a full meal. In the evening, restaurants usually open at 19:00. Weekends are usually busy; it is therefore advisable to book a table in advance.