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Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa | PO Box 644, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
+968(0)2477 6565
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great buffet, nice atmosphere, friendly staff

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2013
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Muscat, Oman
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Incredibly massive food spread. Our family (2 adults and 3 kids) went for the breakfast and dinner (International night) there and were blown away by the number of options available. The staff was extremely helpful and would go out of way to provide typical Indian Masala tea which was not otherwise there. Food quality and spread was amazing and kids... More 

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St. Julien
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The choice was awesome from breakfast to the evening meal. So much choice and beautifully presented.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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219 reviews 219 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were staying at the Al Husun hotel and decided to come to Al Wahda hotel for some dinner. We were told that this is an "Argentinian" restaurant... there is nothing Argentinean about this restaurant. This is an international hotel that has a live BBQ section outside with 4 selections... roast beef (ok), grilled lamb (gamey), grilled chicken and grilled... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Muscat, Oman
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
202 helpful votes 202 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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  • Address: Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa | PO Box 644, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968(0)2477 6565

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