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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6251
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wasabi prawns” (31 reviews)
“beef rendang” (12 reviews)
“dim sum” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 515 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

CHO GAO Brunch 🌟🌟🌟🌟 After been craving for months, finally got to try this. Arrived 1210hrs, restaurant very quiet. We were the *only* table. 🤣 Its was "All you can order" ala carte menu, For 200dhs Nett including water & ice tea. 3selection of Ice...More

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MY friends and I have been coming to Cho Gao for a few years and it never disappoints. The food is excellent...favourites include the Wasabi Prawns and the Beef Rendeng. Our favourite barman Jude will certainly make sure the drinks keep flowing making a wicked...More

1  Thank Scotlasi
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited there 2 days ago with colleagues. We had dinner and a few drinks. We ordered satay & tempura for appetizers; chicken pillow & green beef curry for the mains. Everything was mouth-watering. Their sticky rice was heavenly! I definitely would recommend this restaurant!More

Thank xhryzthelle
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear Xhryzthelle, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao on TripAdvisor. Your comment truly means a lot to the team. We are glad our hard efforts have exceeded in satisfying your taste buds. Once again thank you for your great review and recommendation. We...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I really love their Cho Gao Platter. I wished they'll bring back the shrimp covered potato instead of the siomai. I do think its unique especially combined with the delicious peanut butter sauce! They serve good fish crackers for free while you wait for your...More

Thank Karla R
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear Karla R, Thank you for sharing your dining experience in Cho Gao and for letting us know on the things and dishes you liked. We have forwarded to Chef Areewan your concern about the Cho Gao platter. Glad to know too how much you...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lots of great food choices. Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Indonesian food. Some dishes can get little pricey, but very high quality food with generous portions. The service was great. The decor is contemporary and casual. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Joe L
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Dear Joel L, Thank you so much for your amazing review and recommendation. Glad to know of your great experience in Cho Gao. Did you know that we now have Asian Brunch every Friday and Saturday, from 12pm-4pm? We hope we can welcome you back...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

There is no words to describe about this place,we use to come every weekends, but after we moved to UK ,only we could come back while on vacation... wherever we make a plan to go some special places while passing by UAE...one place is call...More

Thank May S
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear May S, Thanks for the great review! We are glad to hear that you had a memorable dining experience at Cho Gao Asian Restaurant. I have shared your kind words with the restaurant team and we all hope you plan a trip to Abu...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

As a frequent guest at "Cho Gao" restaurant, I would like to express my gratitude towards all your staff, mostly to Alex and Ice. You guys are amazing, taking care of details, be there all the time. Thank you, I had a fantastic time having...More

2  Thank Raul R
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Raul R, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed this time. This matter is dually noted. Thank you again for your review. We appreciate your business and value all your comments. I hope you...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

went to this place , order beef ribs and prawn tempura waiter never repeated our order and forgot my beef ribs and when i ask her she was smiling dat i never order beef ribs , instead of prawn tempura she served us seafood tempura...More

Thank Usama A
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Usama A, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao in TripAdvisor. We appreciate your very honest and straightforward comments. I have shared it with the service team and rest assured that we are putting attention and taking action on the points you have...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

It is located on the ground floor at the Crown Plaza Hotel. We went here on Thursday night. The table was booked for dinner at 6pm but we went earlier to have pre-dinner drinks at the bar area. It was quite a relaxing and casual...More

Thank H P
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear H P, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao on TripAdvisor. Your dining experience is exactly what we aim for, great food and drinks served in a warm venue with great ambience. I have shared your review to the restaurant team and we...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere! Have been here many times and never had a bad meal yet!! First time bringing family who are visiting from overseas and they were impressed......thank you Cho GaoMore

Thank Mark C
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Mark C, Thank you very much for sharing your Cho Gao Asian experience, it is our pleasure to have you as our guest. Great that your family loved it too, true indeed that best experience is best shared with your loved ones. I have...More

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lorriebyrne9
What items on your menu are gluten free please
10 March 2017|
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Response from Sheron P |
We do have rich paper rolls.wrk-fry veg ,fish off the day Duck .
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jinall44
Dress code?
11 June 2016|
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Response from Boyblue5 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 6251
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture.

When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia.

The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi.

Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
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