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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian
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Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Street (PO BOX 3541), Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6251
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with...
Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia. The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi. Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Thai food

i have been to this restaurant during April 2015 as i wad a guest in Crowne Plaza. I did not have much experience from Thai restaurants but i admit that i liked it! Everything that we had was tasty, the staff was very helpful and the price was good. I suggest this restaurant

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Athens
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

i have been to this restaurant during April 2015 as i wad a guest in Crowne Plaza. I did not have much experience from Thai restaurants but i admit that i liked it! Everything that we had was tasty, the staff was very helpful and the price was good. I suggest this restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to eat and meet for drink, food first class this place is always busy and it is no surprise the food is for fab

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Manila
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Cho Gao Restaurant, part of Crowne Plaza Hotel in Abu Dhabi, offers a set lunch on Fridays for a fixed price. Given that it is part of a well known International Hotel Chain (Crowne Plaza), we ventured out to this place last Friday. The dark and cool interior of the restaurant felt immediately welcome from the hot sun out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Nice atmosphere, great food and good service. They have an excellent selection of food... I would recommend the wasabi prawns and really extensive selection of drinks and all of them look amazing. It's a nice mix between good food and a casual atmosphere that is difficult to find in Abu Dhabi!!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I visit here on a regular basis, the food is great, nicely presented, different Asian cuisine, great taste and value for money, plus you can have a cocktail or a glass of wine with or without a meal. The venue within the Crown Plaza Hotel is just inside the door off Hamdan Street, it looks dark and uninviting however, there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had a meal here last night, lots of choice from various Asian regions. Nicely presented and good service.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

if you are looking for a nice romantic place to take you other half for a special occasion, this is not the place. If you want nice food in a hustling bustling sort of a place this is it. The food is from the whole of SE Asia, may or may not be the most authentic, but very good for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I went yesterday with my friends to the restaurant for lunch. The place looks very nice inside. Unfortunately i wasn't that impresed with the food. A good thing is the fact that the restaurant is in the Crown Plazza hotel. That means they sell alcohol and you can drink a bear or a glass of vine. I think the place... More 

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Crowne Plaza A, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear “Burvil”, Thank you for your honest feedback on Trip Advisor and your visit to Cho Gao. We really do appreciate your comments as we believe guest satisfaction can always improve with different perceptions and have passed them down to our culinary team to look more into detail. Our dishes are mainly based on Indonesian, Vietnamese and Thai cooking. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Just had an excellent brunch at Cho Gao. It's a small but excellent selection of food, chilled and relaxed atmosphere and the staff are fantastic, very polite and professional - I would come back based on the staff alone! A very enjoyable Friday afternoon, thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you like Asian food then this is the place, situtated on the ground floor of the Crown Plaza hotel, great decor, such a good choice of asian food, it is difficult to choose what to eat, be careful not to order to much as the portions are of a good to large size.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Street (PO BOX 3541), Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 6251

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia. The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi. Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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