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Al Fanar Rotating Restaurant - CLOSED

Le Royal Meridien Hotel, Khalifa St., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 674 2020
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CLOSED
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet

46 reviews from our community

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English first
Haverhill, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We had the restaurant to ourselves for most of the meal and had a really good meal. Good fun watching Abu Dhabi revolve before our eyes. Madam left her scarf on the side so we had to wait for it to come round again. Only quibble was that you had to have your SPG card with you to get the... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Views were spectacular, although a little trippy as the seats rotate but the centre nor windows do! Menu is a little limited but food creations by the chef are interesting, fish and chips (2013 version!) wasn't to my taste particularly but can't fault the effort. Only 5 other people in the restaurant apart from me so atmosphere was lacking which... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

New to Abu Dhabi, my dinner at Al Fanar Rotating restaurant was indeed a whao experience. The scene provided of Abu Dhabi with the night lights beautifully adorning the city is unforgetable and the meal so refreshing. Do give it a short if in Abu Dhabi at any time.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Visited the Al FANNAR last week (May 2013)if you are looking to perch and view Abu Dhabi by night then you are in the right spot (Well only revolving in Auh) The Positives (1)Great View (1)Friendly Staff (well a prerequisite in the service industry) The negatives (1)Terrible Food :-Blend ,tasteless ,house wine lowest of the rung,Ice cream tastes like regular... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The Al Fanar restaurant is located on the top floor of the 'Le Royal Meridien' hotel. The view is wonderful and the rotating restaurant needs about 2 1/2 hours for a full circle. We had tenderloin steaks that were made exactly to the point. Excellent european cuisine in an exclusive atmoshphere with perfect service. Recommended for a classy dinner.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Having last eaten here a few years ago, I decided to try it again for brunch with friends visiting. Having confirmed the reservation, they could not find it on the day. The restaurant was not busy though. The views are still great, but the choice of food is poor and the portions put out look as if you really should... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

well it was our 1st anniverasry day when we went day nice service nice place quite good music better to go in the day light it is too dark to go there at night, you will view darkness more than city sights

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gold coast
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great service great food great views we enjoyed this restaurant very much Atmoshere is warm and sophisticated definitely would return.

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Le Royal M, General Manager at Al Fanar Rotating Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for dining at Al Fanar and for this nice review. We will share your comments with the food & beverage team. Kind regards, Shaun P. More

London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Some reviews, here and elsewhere, made me rather hesitant to book. Realistically, you would not expect a revolving restaurant at the top of a tower hotel either to have fantastic gourmet food or be a bargain. Maybe because of my fairly low expectations, I was perfectly happy with my experience. The service was fine and there were no long waits.... More

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Le Royal M, General Manager at Al Fanar Rotating Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for dining at Al Fanar and for writing your nice comments about the experience. We would like to inform you that plans are set to refurbish Al Fanar restaurant in the near future. the decor and setting will be on par with the newest trendiest places of the capital. These works will last a couple of... More

Munich, Germany
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I have visited the restaurant several times - mostly with friends/family that came to visit, so I wanted them to have a special experience. I love the view, it is spectacular, it is just fantastic how it turns and you can get the full view of the city and the sea. The service is very good, all of the associates... More

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Le Royal M, General Manager at Al Fanar Rotating Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for dining at Al Fanar and also for recommending it to your friends. Indeed the views are amazing, we are happy to hear that you enjoy the revolving experience. W have taken note of your comment about the food and will be looking at a menu change with our Chef. We promise that on your next... More

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Additional Information about Al Fanar Rotating Restaurant

Address: Le Royal Meridien Hotel, Khalifa St., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 02 674 2020
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Seafood

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