Being multicultural in nature, Abu Dhabi offers guests a wide variety of cuisine, when it comes to taste. Since the city's licensing laws limit the sale of alcohol inside hotels, the best food experience can be found in fine dining restaurants in five-star hotels. Even though, most of these restaurants can be quite expensive, they will, however, assure you a memorable occasion. Indian restaurants in Abu Dhabi are famous for excellent quality food as well as offer different variety of authentic eats at a reasonable rates. Lebanese and Arabic foods are usually at a low-price throughout the city. The city also boasts some fast food chains like McDonald's and huge selection Chinese restaurants.
For a fine selection of Egyptian dishes, this is the place to be. This rustic Middle Eastern restaurant offers a menu from grilled skewered meats and meze to rich vegetable stews. A thick black coffee usually finishes off the meal nicely.Address: Abu Shakra, Istiqlal Street, Abu Dhabi
Al Fanar is Abu Dhabi's only rooftop revolving restaurant located on the 25th floor of the Le Royal Meridien hotel. As the restaurant slowly revolves, enjoy spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and the city. A menu full of French flair befitting those who are celebrating their special day, the restaurant gives you a truly international experience. Fridays are usually the busiest as diners have the opportunity to order an unlimited amount of champagne.Address: Le Royal Meridien, Khalifa Bin Zayed Street, Abu Dhabi
Sayad, housed in Abu Dhabi's most luxurious Emirates Palace Hotel, is a seafood restaurant in a striking contemporary setting with extravagant furnishings. The stylish yet relaxed brasserie has both indoor and outdoor dining areas with two private dining rooms for up to 10 guests. The menu offers a feast of international fare amidst elegant surroundings.Address: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
It is the taste of South America that mesmerizes pub goers at Hemingway's, Hilton Abu Dhabi. Among all the Tex-Mex celebrations happening at lunch and dinner, the guzzlers will find their world inspired by live music from The Newz, and broadcast of sporting events like Premier League and F1.Address: Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
The India Palace restaurant is situated at Salam Street opposite the ADNOC FOD headquarters. Beautifully designed and decorated, this flamboyant restaurant is elegantly furnished to recreate the splendour, tradition and the grandeur of the bygone Mughal era. Synonymous with its name, India Palace is famous for its Mughal and North Indian delicacies cooked in clay ovens or tandoors. Enjoy authentic North Indian food like chicken tikka, dal makhani and tandoori chicken to the hilt!Address: 301, Lulu Centre Building Salam Street, Al Salam Street, Abu Dhabi
Marakesh, located inside the Millennium Hotel offers guests an exotic Moroccan dining experience in the midst of grand opulence and enchanting entertainment. To add to the distinctive dining experience at Marakesh, order their scrumptious Moroccan and Lebanese delights. Decorated with gold studded pillars, hanging lanterns and mirrors, the restaurant daily entertains with live music and belly dance.Address: Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi
Located at Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Prego's is a contemporary Italian restaurant that provides homemade style Italian food from a platter of freshly made pastas and pizzas baked in traditional wood-fired oven.
The large spacious restaurant area has an excellent terrace overlooking the beach where guests can enjoy the feeling of dining in Venice. Prego's also introduced, Enoteca, Abu Dhabi's first wine bar which serves the finest Italian wine from the best wineries in Italy. This Italian restaurant offers some amazing dishes like man-sized portions of pasta, imaginative platters of meats and antipasti and special one-off menus when a special guest chef is in town.Address: Beach Rotana, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi
The Royal Orchid restaurant at Hilton Abu Dhabi hotel offers an exquisite selection of Thai, Chinese and Mongolian specialties in an elegantly decorated setting. It has a balcony on the first floor with tables overlooking the main seating area on the ground floor. The restaurant is an ideal venue for couples as well as families.Address: Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road
49er's The Gold Rush
49er's The Gold Rush is a Tex-Mex restaurant renowned for its fine selection of bar snacks, deep fried starters, and burgers and steaks. This American ranch themed restaurant with a built in BBQ kitchen and an exquisite list of cocktails offers a memorable dining experience to its guests. Enjoy delicious steaks and grills, great service, live entertainment and DJ at a reasonable price in this Mexican styled restaurant.Address: Al Diar Dana Hotel, Abu Dhabi