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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (29 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were keen to visit the Emirates Palace and figured that a meal at Sayad would be a suitable way to gain access and celebrate our last night in Abu Dhabi on our 10th anniversary trip! In the event, we only mentioned at the gate...More

Thank NCVienna
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Seafood at Sayad restaurant has been a pleasant experience. The taste and the quality of the fish and its ingredients was really a must. great choice if wines, as expected at the Emirates Palace premises. Highly recommended.

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2  Thank francescofQ4881BT
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good menu, creative choices, good service. Very nice terrace in a positive environment. Lebanese influence with a twist.

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2  Thank Kamalb1956
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our dinner at Sayad was a real treat and an excellent experience. Had a very nice table outside with top service and high quality food. We will for sure make a reservation when we are there next time.

2  Thank Roo08
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Very nice Restaurant. I really enjoy the food and the staff. All of them was really king and I feel at home

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Thank enrico_bonvini
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great mixture of delicious tastes. Sophisticated way of seafood experience. Professional service. Romantic atmosphere sitting outside in the evening.

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Thank ivanaN6244HJ
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We arrived at the hotel at 9pm and whilst booking in asked if it was possible to dine in a restaurant, luckily for us the Sayad had a table. The food and service was excellent. We made the mistake of choosing to eat in a...More

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2  Thank ColinB1963
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Having the Seafood platter on recommendation of the staff was an excellent choice. The meal was exceptional and staff were very helpful and friendly.

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3  Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had our last dinner in UAE in Emirates Palace, it turns out it's a wise decision. We felt like treated like queen and king there, waiters and waitress are all highly professional but not overdone, we felt very comfortable and enjoyable about our dinner...More

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3  Thank Paulaner2010
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I invite my guest to this wonderful place, and hopefully I didn't regret, you get what are paying for, the service was nice and the food was amazing, I had a grilled octopus,scallops with prawns and I really love it, the chef came to our...More

6  Thank sheikha93
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
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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