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Nolu's Cafe

#110 of 1,899 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
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TheGalleria Mall, Maryah Island | Al Bandar, Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 557 9500
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a healthy eater so it is always a challenge to find a place that serve healthy options that are also delicious especially in Abu Dhabi. I really really like this place. The prices are reasonable for the taste and quality ingredients that you get from here. I would eat here over and over again if it were close... More 

Thank AlexisRF
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We're staying at Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi went to Nolu's yesterday for brunch and returning now for lunch. It is amazing just wished there was a Nolu's in Ireland.

Thank Jonesbre
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Amazing Afghani food. Their rice and meat dish is to die for. Fine food with smart casual atmosphere. You will always spot celebrities having lunch here.

Thank Gigi S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

its food is tasty the breakfast has varieties of oriental to international the lunch also thier lental soup is delicious i always visit it and try new dish don't miss thier cheesecake

Thank Wafaa A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious variety fresh food. Tasty and healthy as well. You can find cakes and sweets. The stuff are friendly. The place superb. You should try to visit.

Thank Saleh A
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the healthy bowl and loved thst you can select the ingredients. It is in a secluded section of the mall but thats good because it calm. The food is great, healthy and tasty

Thank Abdulla A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I went there for a business lunch with very low expectations but the food was amazing. The meat with quinoa was delicious and you must be really hungry to have a chance of finishing it :)

Thank mohmmansour
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

First time at this place in Abu Dhabi located in the Galleria Mall and first time experiencing the Afghani table. Was invited by a friend who tried this restaurant a couple of times. I was first hesitant to adventure in Afghani food dinner but at the end of our evening, I was delighted to have discovered this great table. The... More 

Thank Adel C
Doha, Qatar
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317 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I love Nolu's eaten here many times at their other location in Abu Dhabi - the Galleria location is beautiful - great view, service and food - so difference and fresh - lots of choices - deciding will be a challenge - we all loved our meals - highly recommended

Thank Peteski2016
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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463 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Since my last review I have probably dined here more than 10 times... Nolu's is a blend of Californian cuisine with an Afghani twist and has been voted the best café in Abu Dhabi for 3 years in a row by the Time Out magazine Tucked in the corner of Al Bandar marina this cafe is frequented by Emirati and... More 

Thank John J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Healthy, Middle Eastern, Afghani, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: TheGalleria Mall, Maryah Island | Al Bandar, Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 557 9500
A unique blend of healthy Californian cuisine with an Afghani twist with 2 locations in Abu Dhabi.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?