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Al Mahara

#615 of 8,884 Restaurants in Dubai
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| Ground Floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It begans with a great service, it was covered with a perfect Menu and it ends with a delicious wine recommendation. The whole evening was georgious and we look forward to our next stay in Dubai, where we want to book another Table at the Al Mahara. Thank you very much! Sven Flieshardt - Germany

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Thank Sven F
Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Al Mahara on our recent trip to Dubai. This is one of the restaurants at the iconic Burj Al Arab. The food was excellent and the service was impeccable. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming. We were greeted with a warm welcome and the staff was so attentive to our needs and made us feel... More 

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Thank Chris T
Sharon M, Manager at Al Mahara, responded to this review

Dear Christ T, We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. I have passed your comments on to the staff and our restaurant manager Dejan and all are happy to hear they made your evening extra special. Hopefully we will see you again on your next trip to Dubai! With kindest regards, Sharon More 

Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel reception from the entrance to the restaurant was great, when we arrived to the restaurant the service was beyond excellent and the food was delicious.

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Thank panuzitap
Sharon M, Manager at Al Mahara, responded to this review

Dear Panuzitap, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed both the food and the service in our restaurant. Hopefully we will see you back soon. With kindest regards, Sharon More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken to our seats at the beginning by the friendly staff who were polite throughout the time we were there. We were amazed by the aquarium and the design of the restaurant; truly unique. Unfortunately, although not the restaurant's fault but it did have a negative impact on our experience there, we were surrounded by individuals with a... More 

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Sharon M, Manager at Al Mahara, responded to this review

Dear Marcus S Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am sorry to hear that the atmosphere and your evening was ruined for you due to the behaviour of others. It is often difficult to impose etiquette on guests although we do try to ensure that phones are on silent and videos are not being taken... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon our arrival at the restaurant (located inside the Burj Al Arab), the manager informed us that the shoes my dad was wearing was not appropriate and that he would have to change them in order to be allowed into the restaurant. We understand that a restaurant of this calibre should have a strict dress code, so we went and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had dinner in early January which booked by phone 3 days in advanced. The restaurant situation is amazing with huge aquarium in the center. The staff are very welcomed and help us to select the courses. The oyster is serving very well and fresh. The caviar is very tasty with its special seasoning. The courses are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

As a decor and ambience this is a very charming and romantic place and probably one of the best restaurants in Dubai decor wise. Service is friendly but inefficient for a restaurant of this standard. I had to pour water myself. Chocolates were brought after we paid the bill and were leaving. No one cares to ask how was the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have had the privilege of dining at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Issac and Indre the pleasure of meeting the gifted and talented master of seafood Chef Nathan Outlaw. On a regular visit to UAE I ensured I made a reservation at one Dubai's most recent restaurants. Of course many travellers will know The Burj Al Arab. "The Sail"... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Beautiful setting, food was great, menu selection a bit limited and thought it was a bit overpriced and w are used to high prices. Went on our first night in Dubai and you really shouldn't miss it but had better food elsewhere...still a great visit!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to book a table after hearing great reviews about this restaurant & knowing this is a fantastic hotel having stayed before. We love seafood & had heard this was the best seafood in Dubai. When we got there we were seated near the big fish tank right on the corridor it was cold & didn't have a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$120 - US$230
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Ground Floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
Description
Dubai's freshest catch has landed at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Nathan Outlaw is a two times Michelin-star winner from England, specialising in the very best seafood. Experience for yourself the critically acclaimed seafood connoisseur's unique cooking style and his deeply satisfying signature dishes. Rediscover Al Mahara, reimagined to accompany the new menu and new stewardship of Nathan Outlaw. Savour the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy signature beverages at one of the new open air waterfront patio tables.

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