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Zayed the First Street | 17 Th Floor Cristal Hotel, Abu Dhabi 72898, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 652 0000
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good64%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Oct 2014
“Good Lunch Buffet”
1 Sep 2014
“Staff at gems restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, International, Asian
$$ - $$$
Zayed the First Street | 17 Th Floor Cristal Hotel, Abu Dhabi 72898, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

I had the pleasure of going to Gems during a recent tour of Abu Dhabi. Our tour group had lunch here during our visit to this city. The lunch buffet had a vast selection of food. The food tasted great and the service by the...More

Thank Primadonna9
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Would like to commend on the gems restaurant staffs. They are very polite and service oriented. Every weekend, when i'm having breakfast, they will prepare the usual table that me and my friends seated and serves us without fail. Bravo to the team, especially Myla,...More

Thank Shaiful N
Reviewed 9 June 2014

the price is good, the food was good, the staff was a little slow and not too nice, something to try just in case you can't afford anything else.

Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 29 January 2014

I had a buffet lunch with my family at Gems Restaurant, Cristal Hotel ,Abu Dhabi. The atmosphere was nice, the restaurant was clean, and the staff were helpful. However, food was below expectations.

1  Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 16 December 2013

My colleagues at work and I were looking for a place to celebrate Christmas together. In our department, we are only eight so we cannot afford to celebrate it grandly as our number is limited. So we decided to just have a buffet dinner and...More

Thank chockulit
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Had my baby's christening celebration here at Gem's... The staff were so welcoming, the Manager was so cooperative of how we want the celebration will be, the place was so relaxing & complacent and the food was enjoyable, scrumptious & well-prepared. Will surely keep on...More

Thank Meliza_Rodriguez
Reviewed 16 February 2013 via mobile

As a frequent customer at Gems I always go knowing I will not be disappointed. This time was no exception. You will always find at least one seafood dish, one or two chicken and same for beef. The food Is delicious and the salad is...More

Thank Ohassan
Reviewed 8 February 2013

reasonable price, new and very clean hotel , perfect city view from top floor, big place for open buffet, good variety to choose from, friendly staff ... good dining experience

Thank 420nan
Reviewed 27 October 2012 via mobile

This isn't one of the best buffets in the capital, but it is quite good. The place is very presentable and te buffet both hot and cold as well as the live cooking has many lots of food to choose from. I recommend this place...More

Thank Ahmad_Ardalan
Reviewed 20 June 2009

the staff are very freindly and the food was excellent ,i was told that the cheif is from Italy!!!

Thank Assia121
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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  • Address: Zayed the First Street | 17 Th Floor Cristal Hotel, Abu Dhabi 72898, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 652 0000
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All Day Dining, 150 Seats, Buffet & a la carte, International Cuisine
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