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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #184 of 1,615 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I mis wife and a dinner in Abu Dhabi at Frankies, Very italian cuisine with the flavors and aromas, excellent ingredient to perfection cooking, homemade pasta and cooked al dente, service efficient, friendly and discreet. Great live music. Highly recommended

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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 November 29, 2014

I always make it a point of visiting Frankie's when I'm in the city on Thursday nights. There is a great piano player/singer. A very nice atmosphere. The bartenders are very friendly. I look forward to starting my weekend at Frankie's!

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Leeds
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Had dinner hear following the Grand Prix, my wife and I are both fans of Italian food, but have to say Frankies feels like an expensive chain. We asked if the chef could make a simple spaghetti and tomato sauce but, after checking, we're told they only served preprepared meals, can't believe an Italian restaurant could fulfil our request, rest... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been to Frankie's more times than I have any other restaurant in Abu Dhabi. I'd like to think I'm well placed to review it. However my opinion has to be considered in the light if the fact that my girl friend is entitled to a generous 50% discount . Furthermore because are known by a few waiters now... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It's strange being in Abu Dhabi and gather to dine as you were in the Langhe, but I happened to dinner on 1 November. Egg white truffle of Alba, Piemonte Ravioli and the tiramisu everything as being truly in Piedmont

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Cheshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We loved this place last time we were in Abu Dhabi and have been several times, but wont be going back. The first thing that irked me was when booking a table they told us we could only have it for an hour! Really?? So we altered our time and were told that was ok. Needless to say when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were four friends 2 dinner ate the pizza and I and another friend the truffle menus. Everything was extremely good and curated by the service, food and live music. Elegant yet informal eatery with excellent bar where they take an aperitif before dinner. There I shall return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have been a dinner on October 20 the atmosphere and amazing music. impeccable service and food from typical Italian flavours and aromas. salmon appetizers, spaghetti carbonara amd for main course tenderloin Rossini everything perfect. We shall return to Gardo

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I’ve been to Frankies at the Fairmont hotel in Abu Dhabi several times over the last 3 years and the first thing to signal about this Italian restaurant is the quality of food and service remains very consistent. The staff is attentive and friendly. Unfortunately no view outside, although the Fairmont is facing sea water and offers a perfect view... More 

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great pizza/pasta venue if you want a quick bite and are staying in the fairmont. Nice atmosphere, and the tiramisu is the best i have ever eaten, would re visit for that alone.

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Address: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
Cuisine: Italian

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