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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent meal on the evening of the 26th April with my wife & I. However ONE inconsiderate customer decided to smoke despite there being at least 15 other non-smoking customers. Bringing this to the attention of the delightful Sayad team I was told nothing...More

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Thank Simon P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chander was a amazing waiter! We ya a couple visited emirates palace for the very first time for our honeymoon plus it was our wedding anniversary I couldn’t be happy enough with chanders service he was amazing going the extra mile and also very smiley...More

Thank Sonia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always excellent food and excellent service (Thank you Sonam and the rest of the staff) we eat there several times whenever we stay at the hotel, we're going back to the hotel a couple of times this year and are looking forward to seeing Sonam...More

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Thank Keith W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We were there twice for dinner and on both evenings we had an excellent attentive service and great food

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Thank rolandwuerzbach
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Ate here for my husbands birthday, they pulled out all the stops beautiful dressed table with rose petals and a birthday cake. The restaurant itself is as you would expect wonderfully designed with elegant furnishings and impeccable service. The menu is extensive,and the service attentive....More

Thank karendak
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us so we were excited to visit, especially as my wife loves fish. On arrival we were greeted by name and shown to our table - a great first impression. From that moment onwards things went downhill. We sat for...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Lovely restaurant, excellent food and even better service! Mainly fish but also other delicious things.

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2  Thank basel260
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Highly recommended. We visited several times during our stay, every time it was memorable. The attention to detail of all the staff, nothing is too much bother. We particularly liked the little tables for our handbags. The food was excellent and the presentation good. Try...More

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2  Thank arabella2018
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Dishes were all great,especially seafood and taste was sophisticated. Staff was also excellent. I love the mood of the restaurant. Blue color was so beautiful. The restaurant was calm and good atmosphere.It seems eating outside is available.

2  Thank Dokistar
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Had dinner twice at the Sayad during our recent stay at the Emirates Palace. Service and quality of food as well as presentation was simply world class. One of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi.

1  Thank Roo08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Rd, 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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With our beautiful year round sunshine, and perfect location by the sea, it is no surprise that Emirates Palace excels in serving the best seafood in Abu Dhabi. Sayad Restaurant (Sayad is Arabic for 'fisherman') offers discerning seafood lovers a daily menu of light and delicious fare with a fresh, modern twist from our kitchens. Our talented and passionate chefs are excited when it is time to inspect the daily catch. They use their skills, creativity and international inspirations to craft fresh dishes each day for your delectation. As is befitting of the best seafood restaurant Abu Dhabi, the Sayad Restaurant creations are crafted to bring out the delicate and delectable flavours of each fish and crustacean. Cool, contemporary décor and a stylized interior design create a classical and chic atmosphere that makes Sayad the ideal dining venue. This is the perfect choice for stylish modern couples, best friends catching up over dinner, business movers and shakers, and of course lovers of fine dining.
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