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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place lives up to all the hype. It is indeed majestic and deserves it palace title. We dined at it Emerati restaurant Mezlai, which was wonderful, and then took a long leisurely stroll around the hotel and grounds...oohing and aahing all the way. Certainly...More

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I ate here several times whilst holidaying at the Emirates Palace. We ate from the half board menu, and the choice was excellent. In fact, there was something from the Al la Carte menu which I liked the look of, and the...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This is a unique 5 star emarati restaurant, they offer authentic dishes such as veal Haris, thareed and madfoon... such dishes are offered in local weddings. All the dishes were delicious and full of flavour. Chicken liver was very fresh and tasty as a starter....More

Thank muna z
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this place twice only for my all-time favourite which is their mughrabia with scallops! it's highly recommended for it's rich luxurious flavour and texture. I also had the emirati raghab bread which is average, nothing extraordinary. The orange date cheesecake is really good too...More

Thank renztaurant
Reviewed 14 July 2017

After an almost perfect meal at Sayad the prior evening, it was a culture shock to be handed food so heavily over spiced. Maybe in the olden days on a safari through the deserts this kind of spicing was necessary to disguise the aromas of...More

Thank opete
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Visit the Mezlai for a taste of Emirati dishes at the best. We loved the baked hamour, but quite frankly the whole menu is good.

Thank mjsp12
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Great in every aspect. We sat outside and the weather was just great. The menu was fascinating. Our server (Emad) made some great recommendations which were spot on. The service was excellent and the meal fabulous.

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I recommend having dinner at this restaurant. The meals were all very tasty and plentiful. The staff were all very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and i were disappointed as the main course were served before the salads with a terrible excuse by the waiter. One of the main course dishes served cold which means it wad prepared earlier. I dont think i will come back here again.

Thank Samir T
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Emirates Palace we has to try the Emirati restaurant Mezlai. The welcome was warm and the food was hotter! Very nice. I recommend the Samboussa starter and Shebab to finish. Both main courses were good too (fish, the daily catch and chicken...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
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