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Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
High quality stylish seafood

My wife and I had a near perfect night here with a range of freshly prepared dishes that were classically prepared with an Arabian twist

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Brian R
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Manchester
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had a near perfect night here with a range of freshly prepared dishes that were classically prepared with an Arabian twist

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Toronto, Canada
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777 reviews 777 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
554 helpful votes 554 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We weren't staying at the Emirates Palace Hotel and felt the best way to see the spectacular property was to dine in one of its many restaurants. We selected Sayad mainly because it specialized in fish dishes. It's fair to say we had reasonably high expectations for our dinner and we certainly weren't disappointed. One of the things we really... More 

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

the meal we had in that restaurant was one of the best meals we ever had , you can truly speak of perfection. service , food , decor , everything was amazing.

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Lusby, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had the best meal of the week at Sayad at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. We were seated at a very secluded and private table outside. (It was November so you could eat outside!). An attendant stood in a corner keeping a very close eye on our needs. The food, surroundings, and service were top notch! I highly... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great food (Seafoood) and service in a upscale, but relaxed atmosphere. Live music some evenings. Pricey, but good quality. Worth checking out if you are in town.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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245 reviews 245 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was truly a memorable experience. Had the opportunity to dine with family at the seafood restaurant at the Palace. From arrival to the warm farewell the evening was perfect and we felt extremely well being taken care of. The chef the an amazing 'tour de mer' and put a lot of energy in the creation of the menu and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Calamari, Oysters, Hammour, great side dishes, Chablis, chocolates - all delicious and definately recommended!

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liverpool
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Absolutely beautiful food, salmon is unbelievable. Must try. Although if you are a rose fan there is not much choice.

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England
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Myself and wife ate here during our stay at the Emirates Palace as part of our half board option. As we were staying for 10 nights and had the choice of 4 restaurants on our meal package we chose to dine here once even though we are not fans of seafood, but was some non seafood options on the half... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A little luxury here please, where is the shellfish? I went to this restaurant with high hopes for shellfish and I was disappointed. This is a good restaurant though worth going

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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