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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hammour” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 22:30All hours
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

1  Thank Denrenix
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We went there near closing time as we were really hungry and decided to try it. The staff was nice and kept the kitchen open so we could order. This is a rather fancy establishment in Emirates Palacr and the prices reflect that. The food...More

Thank Ayesha K
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed three excellent meal in this lovely restaurant. It's set in a garden at the Palace and has lovely seating, some in tents! The food was delicious and really tasty and all the staff were excellent, especially Dino who served us on two occasions....More

Thank Speges
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very nice meal, sitting outside looking out over the beach area. Great choice of menu. Service was impeccable.

Thank Brian C
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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, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
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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