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Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$, , European
Intercontinental Hotel Zayed The First St | InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi PO Box 4171, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 666 6888
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (116 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Belgian, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Intercontinental Hotel Zayed The First St | InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi PO Box 4171, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday

As another writer said, a bit of Europe in a very conservative country. We are very lucky to have such a nice place in such a fantastic location. Huge variety of beverages; of course it's not cheap but remember where you are; a 5 star...More

Thank Hooray H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

went for a dinner with family on a tuesday night, the jazz quartet was fantastic and really entertaining. would like to commend Lylit for the amazing service, she was very helpful and always ready to assist. Kudos to Lylit.More

Thank Kat B
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kat, Thank you for taking the time to review our trip advisor page. Our aim is always to offer great service with a great atmosphere. We are delighted that we have been able to give you this experience. I have also shared your great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently we spent a night out at the Belgian Beer Café. Temperatures are cooler now so we enjoyed a jazzy night out on the terrace. Live performance by a jazz band to liven up the atmosphere and your alfresco dining. OK, am not going...More

Thank Ann S
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ann, Thank you for taking the time to review our trip advisor page. I have shared you kind words with Lylit and we are both delighted that we have been able to give you a great dining experience. We appreciate your feedback with regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I deliberately decided to wait overnight before posting this review because I wanted to reflect if it was really THAT bad. Unfortunately yes, it was. Rarely do I have to say that service was poor in Abu Dhabi, but I have to here. Poor service,...More

Thank Julian B
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Julian B Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Please accept my sincere apology for the less than satisfactory experience your had when you last visited our Belgian Cafe. I would like to understand more from you what exactly happened because...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Belgian food, warm bread, good Belgian beer list. Eat inside in the wood paneled café to feel like you are in Brussels, eat outside with a view of the marina to mix Europe and the Middle East. I had the pink onion soup and...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Belgian cafe with excellent belgian beers and food. Superb service of the waiter Chit Moe!!!More

Thank MikeVerduyn
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review our tripadvisor page. Thank you for your kind words. I will share them with the team. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My kids loved it when we tool them to the Belgium afe recently. They have a nice happy hour 4-6pm and especially now with the nice weather to sit outside int he late afternoon and the kids can be outdoors. So on Mondays theres the...More

Thank Kathleen R
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kathleen, Thank you for taking the time to review our tripadvisor page. Our mussels night which we have on the Monday and Tuesday are certainly one of the more popular. We have now incorporated our jazz night with the mussel night on Tuesday, which...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the muscles and the wine, great service by Ms Lylit and we will come back for sure .. highly recommended!More

Thank TarekMadanat
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Tarek, My team and I would like to thank you for taking the time to reviews us on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and we are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a regular customer at Belgian, i come here every week at least 3 times! I love the food, the beer and I thank Kadek for giving us always a special service! Trust me guys he wont let you down! Come down here n enjoy...More

Thank Elie I
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Elie, Thank you for taking the time to review our tripadvisor page. Absolutely stunning to have such regular guests and such great feedback. The team and I are very happy we can provide you with exceptional experiences. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you go to the Belgian Cafe in the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi... ask Kadek! He’s the one who upgrade the evening!! Truly recommended! Also, the chicken wings and cajun prawns was cooked perfectly and it was delicious!More

Thank Jean-Sébastien T
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Guest, On behalf of my team and I we would like to thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your food, beverages and stunning service with us. I have cascaded the message through to the rest of the...More

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Ashful
27 March 2016|
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Response from BrianNortern | Reviewed this property |
There is a ladies night in one of the other restaurants on Sundays, I think it is called Biblos which is just past the yacht club on the hotel marina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Cuisine
Bar, Belgian, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intercontinental Hotel Zayed The First St | InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi PO Box 4171, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 666 6888
Description
Since its opening in 2009, Belgian Café Abu Dhabi has been the city's leading restaurant amongst locals, expats and tourists offering the best of Belgium. Fresh mussels, chunky frites, Belgian waffles and exclusive Belgian beers served up in a classically European setting. The Belgian Café is a little piece of old Brussels right in the heart of Abu Dhabi. A clear favourite to unwind after a busy working day or start your well deserved weekend, the Belgian Café terrace serves up for any occasion. Add to that a marina view that never disappoints.
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