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Bord Eau French Restaurant

Al Khaleej Al Arabi Stree, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 509 8555
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Ranked #57 of 1,650 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $100 - $250
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have dined here twice now, both times opting for the blind tasting menu. Both occasions were amazing, the best dining experiences we have had. Service, food, atmosphere, view, setting, all 5 *. Food allergies catered for, and service could not be faulted. All courses were presented beautifully and tasted delicious. A little goes a long way, portions were not... More 

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Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau French Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Laille, thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on Trip Advisor and your kind compliments paid to the overall setting. I am delighted that you enjoyed your culinary journey with us second time around. Bord Eau is now also offering sumptuous lunch selections from 12 noon to 2.30pm daily, I trust that we can welcome you back... More 

Molde, Norway
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

5 stars restaurant ,,with blind tasting meny ,the wine list was great and the service was excellent .. We also try the this ,,blind ,,meny and we was very impress

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant with delicious food. Sitting outside is just lovely and inside is equally beautiful. Yes it is expensive, but you are guaranteed a lovely meal, excellent service as one would expect from a top restaurant in Abu Dhabi.

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Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau French Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Francesca A, thank you for your recent feedback on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that your experience was indeed a delightful one. We very much look forward to having you back with us to Bord Eau Restaurant for yet another fine dining journey. Best regards, More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So quiet, no atmosphere at all, by the time the servers explained the meal, ingredients and what farm the meat came from the dinner was cold. Some of the food I have to say was delicious, just cold. Fair to say we will not be in a hurry to go back.

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Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau French Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mech1964, thank you for your review of our French Restaurant Bord Eau and for letting us have your feedback. It is gravely regrettable to learn that despite the delicious meals, your dining experience was marred by our overall service structure which has ultimately affected the quality of your dishes. I am equally unease with this unpleasant dining experience and... More 

Wigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The best fillet steak we had ever had. They even let us have a la carte on Christmas Eve instead of the set meal

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Oostkamp, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

After last years NY celebrations we came back this year. We booked the high-end in Bord/Eau again at 360 € per person. In short : I know what disappointment is, and this is one of them... What a waste and what a disaster in comparison to 2014...

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Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau French Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Koenraad S, I would like to thank you for taking the time and sharing your New Year’s Eve review in Bord Eau restaurant. I am rather concerned of your comments, whether it is regarding service, quality of food or ambience. I do share the same distressful sentiment with you and would really appreciate if you could let me have... More 

Kabul
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had a lovely meal here with my family the night before watching Lewis Hamilton win the Grand Prix. The food was exquisite. Every dish was a taste explosion and when we left we were left scratching our heads where we'd had a better meal. The desert was incredible and the staff were so nice. I can't describe how nice the... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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157 reviews 157 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Bord Eau has been one of the top offerings in the city since its opening. It has managed to do this through consistency. On this occasion, outside seating on the balcony gave me an exquisite view of the canal and Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Not a bad way to spend the evening. On first impressions, I liked the new menu. The... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We are at this amazing restaurant last night, from being welcomed the service was first class, attention to detail is impeccable and we opted for the x7 course tasting menu offering every time or French Nouvelle cuisine and was offere wines to match the meal, each course arrived with time to relax and enjoy every mouth full and sample amazing... More 

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Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau French Restaurant, responded to this review

I thank you for your review of Bord Eau Restaurant dear Mark S. It is a pleasure to learn you enjoyed our overall services and facilities in this culinary journey and return intent. We look forward to welcome you back and serve you again in your next gastronomic adventure. Best regards, More 

Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is the best restaurant food & service in Abu Dhabi, from arriving and being greeted by smiling staff, to a lovely glass of champagne. We opted for the x7 course tasting menu and every course was explained and tasted amazing with a different experience each course and complimented by white and red wines. Attention to detail is amazing and... More 

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Additional Information about Bord Eau French Restaurant

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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