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Al Iwan

| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“ouzi” (3 reviews)
“salads” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Arabic, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would say this was the best of the bunch in my view, great food, comfortable and would go again with out hesitation.

Thank mavnick
Reviewed 1 week ago

I should start off by saying that we used Entertainer vouchers for this restaurant, so we got good value for money. Personally, I really like Arabic food, but if you don't, it might not be worth coming here. The grilled meats were excellent, especially the...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very delicious food, very polite and welcoming staff, clean and nice place, you feel the luxurious while enjoying eating your meal. I loved the experience more than the food and the view was perfect! I will definitely going to visit it again.

Thank Maryam N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined in for Iftar Dinner in this restaurant. I would say the place is so great (for the fact that it is within Burj Al Arab). Food wasnt that tasty or great, it is just an average. Didnt really like their selections. Service was just...More

Thank Agnes A
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This place has a fantastic ambience, staff are top notch. From the time they get you in, to the time you are seated. We went there for a team Iftar and while the cuisine is Arabic the food could use a little more taste. Some...More

Thank Stryfe13
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We had our dinner here were their buffet showcases Arabic Cuisine. The restaurant has a very nice interiors (i guess very arabic), elegant and regal. This is the perfect place to celebrate a wonderful occassion. The food, well I guess my tastebuds is just new...More

Thank Sherwin34
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

While in Dubai on holiday we had dinner at Al Iwan restaurant. The staff were very pleasant and took the time to explain how the buffet worked. The food was plentiful and very tasty. The surroundings were beautiful and luxurious. My only gripe was 390...More

Thank EkOrwell
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The staff is very nice and friendly. Maria and Farhan are the best! Amazing view and the shisha is very good!

Thank mohakim
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I had a memorable birthday celebration as promised by Al I wan staff. They coordinated with Sky bar for our dinner and nightcap. It's an Arabic restaurant with variety of choices from salads, main course and desserts. The staff are very welcoming. The menu is...More

Thank Joy L
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We wanted great Arabic food and we got it here. The buffet was delicious and plentiful and we were always warmly greeted by the staff. One of our favorite restaurants in Dubai!

Thank Mark T
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12 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nader B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can contact the restaurant email or phone number and ask them for the manager.
5 October 2015|
Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian food is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
  • E-mail
In the heart of the world's tallest atrium, you'll find a restaurant that's just as notable.From its staggering sea view by day to the romantic flicker of candlelight by night, Al Iwan, "The Royal Hall" in Arabic, offers sumptuous Arabic cuisine within surroundings that are nothing short of spectacular.Step through the golden columns and savour the aromas while we plate up a masterpiece, using the finest possible ingredients for a truly extraordinary dining experience.
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