Abu Dhabi

Best local food in Abu Dhabi

If you want to encounter memorable and delicious local and international cuisine, Abu Dhabi is bound to be the best place to experience. Varieties of staple foods including Lamb, mutton, Camel

meat, beef, fish and rice. World-famous dishes like kabsa, biriyani, sweet luqaimat (dumplings) are considered national dishes. Michelin-starred chefs of Abu Dhabi have transformed the city into a top culinary destination. Chinese, French, Lebanese or Moroccan dishes in the United Arab Emirates are famous because of having 200 different nationalities of people making this country their home. Ingredients such as dates, kingfish existed longer before than the country has existed.

So here I am featuring best local food in abu dhabi & Michelin-starred restaurants offering cuisine in breath-taking settings.

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse And Grill

( Steakhouse, European, Mediterranean food )

Chef Macro Pierre White , an award winning celebrity is known for bringing out his excellent talent in culinary in Abu Dhabi . The restaurant is set up with dramatic interior design and guests can experience the combination of innovative grill cuisine along with classic English fare . Macro Pierre White Steakhouse And Grill is the perfect place which focuses on variety of steaks and most extensive delicious menu like Scottish salmon, Devon and Alaskan crab soup , Kelly oysters are few of the mouth-watering dishes of the restaurants.

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What to eat ?

  • Grilled Centre Cut Tenderloin
  • Tomahawk for two
  • Scottish salmon
  • Soup
  • Prawn Cocktail
  • Wine

Location :

Al Maqta’, Rabdan Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

What is the average price of the food for two people at Macro Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill ?

AED 680

How to contact Macro Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill ?

Phone : +97126543238
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Li Beirut

( Lebanese, Arabian, Middle Eastern )

Best place to enjoy Lebanese food. Li Beirut is considered as one of the top restaurant of Abu Dhabi, serving an excellent view of the surrounding sea and serving Lebanese dishes which is basically cooked up with some fusion of European influences. Starting from main dishes to sweets and variety of deserts are in the main focus. Signature dishes such as zaatar crusted rack of lamb adding up sweet potato and truffle and also including honey fudge and Umm Ali as desert.

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What to eat ?

  • Falafel
  • Mezze
  • Starters
  • Dessert
  • Chicken

Location :

Corniche Road, Al Bateen Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

What is the average price of the food for two people at Li Beirut ?

AED 400

How to contact Li Beirut ?

Phone : +97128115555
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Bord Eau

( Arabian, French, European )

Bord Eau offers authentic French cuisine with artistic vision. Combination of fresh ingredients which are being straight imported from France . Guests can enjoy chef’s creation of blind-tasting menu including their signature dishes such as Loch Fyne wild salmon and scallop, Dover sole a la Grenobloise or the exclusive chocolate extravaganza. With uncountable prestigious awards Bord Eau is an unmissable place to visit where the delicious dishes are being served remembering the art into the plate.

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What to eat ?

  • Bord Eau Burger
  • Fresh Home Made Gnocchi
  • Black Sea Bream
  • Soup
  • Atlantic Octopus Salad
  • Dessert
  • Wine

Location :

Al Maqta’, Rabdan Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

What is the average price of the food for two people at Bord Eau ?

AED 510

How to contact Bord Eau ?

Phone : +97125098555
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Finz Restaurant

( Seafood, Mediterranean, European )

Abu Dhabi’s best over-water dining experience where you can definitely smell the sea in over all dishes.The freshly cooked underwater dishes which are influenced by the North African flavours will change your outlook of this culinary journey. Finz’s signature food including imbibe one of the signature beverages are worth trying with relaxing environment for guests where you can enjoy the flow of musical ambience mixing with the seaside scenario . Foods are being prepared from  coastal waters in Mediterranean Style combining flavors from Moorish.

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What to eat ?

  • Seafood
  • Salads
  • Dessert
  • Wine

Location :

10th St- Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi

What is the average price of the food for two people at Finz Restaurant ?

AED 640

How to contact Finz Restaurant ?

Phone : +97126979011
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Hakkasan

( Cantonese and Chinese )

An authentic high-class experience of Chinese cuisine which provides the taste of the modern United Arab Emirates along with the Chinese influence. Signature dishes by chef Lee Kok Hua is bound to amaze the guest . For example: the succulent grilled Wagyu beef with king soy , tantalizing Peking duck with caviar and the range of other varieties of recipes demonstrate extraordinary art of culinary creativity.

Pic credit : Alvin Akpler

What to eat ?

  • Hakkasan signature Peking Duck
  • Soup
  • Platter
  • Seafood
  • Rice/Noodle
  • Dessert
  • Wine
  • Cocktail

Location :

Emirates Palace-Corniche Rd W-Abu Dhabi

What is the average price of the food for two people at Hakkasan ?

AED 500

How to contact Hakkasan ?

Phone : +971 2 690 7739
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Abu Dhabi is the best place to explore finest culinary experience with mind-blowing and satisfying environment. Best place to encounter different types of cuisine including the traditional food, French, Chinese, Mediterranean, Arabian, Lebanese. Chef’s of this Michelin-starred restaurants will let you enjoy the dishes that will be memorable for you around the breath-taking settings and fulfilling the guests craving  .