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Bord Eau

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Al Khaleej Al Arabi Stree, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 509 8555
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12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing service

Service certainly exceeded expectations! We got the tasting menu and the food was absolutely superb! Overpriced but certainly worths a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Service certainly exceeded expectations! We got the tasting menu and the food was absolutely superb! Overpriced but certainly worths a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a first class restaurant, with excellent friendly service. We celebrated the end of our cruise on Oceania , Nautica over 35 days then stop over in Istanbul before travelling tonAbunDhabinsnd staying at the Shangri-La forb2 nights. The surroundings and ambiance are outstanding, with service of the highest order. Food was superbly presented and finely cooked. Champagne was a... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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234 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had dinner recently at Bord Eau. Everything about Bord Eau speaks elegance and refinement, from the hushed tones used by waiting staff to the manner in which they walk. From the presentation of dishes to the clearing of plates. Definitely one of THE occasion restaurants in the city. Their 4 course blind tasting menu offers great value. Throw in wine... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My husband took me here for a special birthday dinner, upon hearing good reviews. This place dos not disappoint. Truly fine dining and silver service! Its probably the best overall dining experience I've had in Abu Dhabi. We both indulged in three courses, intermixed with amuse bouches' which were brought in between our meals - always a welcome offering! The... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a great place to spend a couple of hours for lunch. The set price lunch menu is an excellent way to introduce yourself to the delicious delights of Bord Eau. The food was delicious, the service first class and the room is superbly decorated. A first class venue for any meal. We both started with the scallops which... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went for dinner on Friday evening. The restaurant had been recommended by some friends so we were really looking forward to eat there. We had booked a table outside. We had a beautiful view of the mosque. The waiters were very nice but a bit pushy. Asked us 3 times if we wanted a bottle of water. We ordered the... More 

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Everywhere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I don't know where to begin. This was honestly one of the best restaurant experiences I've ever had in my life, and I say "experience" because it was in every way. I took a while to place my order because everything on the menu sounded so magnificent, and I never felt rushed. We decided on the Royal King Crab and... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went for the seven course meal and it certainly did not disappoint! They were even able to accommodate my dislike for for fish by giving me a fantastic risotto substitute.The atmosphere was nice, but I found it very strange that there was no music whatsoever. it could have made such a difference! At the end of our meal we... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This French restaurant is really French, even the music. Nice menu and wine list. Excellent service. Well designed. Real French dishes. You will have a range of amuses.

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely fine dining meal here, the food was truly lovely and the staff were friendly, attentive and knowledgeable without being pretentious. The Amuse Bouche were delightful, as were the pre-starters. I had a Lobster starter and my hubby had Crab, both light and fresh. For mains, the Sea Bass and Rack of Lamb were superb. It is... More 

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Additional Information about Bord Eau

Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Stree, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 2 509 8555
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 100 - 250
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Stree, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 509 8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100 - 250
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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