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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” (30 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
18:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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31 - 40 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2017

The food was excellent, the location beautiful and the staff helpful and trained- we can highly recommend this restaurant

4  Thank lydac1
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the service, setup and food. Had a beautiful evening and will repeat again such experience. This is not a budget Resturant

2  Thank Nidal S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I visited Sayad Restaurant for dinner while we were in Abu Dhabi for the first time. Restaurant staff from the hostess to the manager were very friendly and accommodating. We had to move table twice due to the wind. We did however,...More

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4  Thank elainekZ640KB
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The restaurant including the staff, the atmosphere and the quality of the food made our evening to a special one. The staff was very friendly and courteous! They were competent and the way of presenting and filleting the fish in front of us make it...More

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4  Thank aschmi59
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous setting, food and service! Perfect romantic dinner. Would recommend the food and the ambiance! The Emirates Palaces is a must see and even luckier if you get to stay there.

3  Thank lovedparis2010
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food was delicious and the thyme infused crime brûlée dessert was the best dessert I've ever tasted

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4  Thank searchspecialists
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Perfect Service for an amazing Dinner at high level. Just perfect. Always again a pleasure. Just simply: Fish at it best. Very friendly.

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3  Thank haecker
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited on a cool and windy day and therefore missed out on al fresco dining which I gather might make the ambiance of this restaurant since the interiors are a bit cold and bland. That said we enjoyed our experience, the food was expertly...More

3  Thank Sogreche
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Everything about our dinner was perfect. The food--fish, of course--was delicious. We had salmon and filet of sole. The setting (outside) could not have been better. Service was excellent. Don't miss an opportunity to dine at this restaurant.

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2  Thank Gonetraveling2014
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I wish we had discovered the Sayad earlier in our week. The meal we enjoyed was excellently cooked and presented. The quality of the food was outstanding. So much so that choosing a favourite course is impossible. The staff were all attendant without being overbearing....More

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2  Thank travellinman21
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Restaurant Details

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