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Samba

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa | PO Box 644, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
+968(0)2477 6565
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Saudi Arabia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We just had breakfast there, and to be honest I was really impressed. They had everything and everything tasted really good. Service was excellent. But I suggest to wake up early to find a table and get ready to stuff your face. Cause you will need it for the later activities.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A lot of choices from cheese, fruit juices, live cooking, seafoods, meats, fruit, desserts, breads, main course, salad bar, etc.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

First experience of this restaurant was the evening buffet, which we went to because transport between the hotels took more than 40 minutes to arrive and we were tired, after a long day. I have eaten at more buffets in this region than in my entire life and this was the worst by far. Food was boring and tasteless ,... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were staying at the nearby Ritz-Carlton and decided to go to the much talked about Shangri-La for a spot of lunch and to view the scenery... We arrived and were immediately disappointed by the lack of welcome, but carried on in where a lady pointed us in the direction of a variety of places to lunch. We decided to... More

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Dubai
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We had the Red buffet on Wednesday night. Good selection of nice treats. Everybody will find a good meal here. Great seafood. Seating outside is nice and comfortable. If you like a bit quieter arrive after 8 pm, than most families with young children will have finished. Small detail if you are a non smoker the smoke of fellow diners... More

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Doha, Qatar
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230 reviews 230 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Picture this....Buffett, bland food, low rent, bustling dinners, seagull behaviour, no service, chasing wait staff to bring drinks, no system or zoning of wait staff, bland food, buffett food not replaced when finished, no spices with middle eastern dishes, cheap food, poor quality, plates not cleared, bland, bland and more bland whilst chasing wait staff to get drinks.......it's a fever... More

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Oman
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

The Waha Hotel means Village Hotel. It is to cater for families and economy visitors. The Samba has therefore an atmosphere to agree with this concept. It is comfortable and the staff are attentive, but if you are expecting all visitors to treat it with quiet reverence, then beware. Families will be families and they will do their thing. It... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

The restaurant's food is good, service is thumbsup but the place is so small, it's crowded so much. The decor should be changed a bit so as the food placing. Unnecessary takes place and not much seating inside which leaves you with no option but to sit in humid outdoors. All in all average.

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Muscat
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

the food, the place, the staff are very well organised ,

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London, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

plenty of choice at both the breakfast and evening meal buffets. various themed nights, which adds variety too. well laid out tables and at the right time of year lovely to sit outside.

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Address: Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa | PO Box 644, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
Phone Number: +968(0)2477 6565
Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat

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