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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
02 509 8888
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Ranked #61 of 1,589 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I recently had brunch here on a Saturday with friends. Price was reasonable but not much choice of alcoholic beverages - one sparkling, one red, one white. Some of our group were not drinking but by the time they had water and hot drinks it was better value than the meal-only deal. My main disappointment was to find only one... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A friend had stayed here several times and highly recommended the hotels restaurants.So my wife and I chose the Sofar Bld. There is a wonderful choice of foods from all over the world on offer, one might even say, too much . Dress code - smart casual: Dinner 7pm - 11pm: The dinner is a buffet affair with a pretty... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This amazing restaurant is probably the best in Abu Dhabi. Whichever meal you go to, you will be more than satisfied, Dinner, Lunch or Breakfast. Do not also miss their Friday or Saturday Brunch which is the best brunch in UAE. The freshness of the food is the name of the game here, all the served food is absolutely fresh... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Friday brunch at Sofra BLD - and I must say it is probably the best brunch I have experienced thus far in Abu Dhabi (or in fact the UAE)! Located in the sumptuous Shangri La Hotel - the food on offer is lavish and displayed immaculately. The presentation will blow your mind... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Having had dinner and brunch quite often, I thought I would try breakfast. I am glad I did.The familiar Sofra buffet area was well used with all stations full offering the usual fair one would expect at a top class buffet in the city. A very good Asian station offered a number of dishes with an authentic touch - highlights... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food in terms of quality and variety is absolutely great. It is very delicious. great appetizers and wonderful desserts. Each night is different. I have dinned here six times with friend and family, and I always go there when I am in Abu Dhabi. The ambiance is excellent. The service is great. The view is wonderful. I strongly recommend... More

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I was looking for a good buffet restaurant in Abu Dhabi in a 5 star hotel in order to combine a nice culinary experience with beautiful settings, at a price which would not require me taking out a second mortgage. Despite an extensive search, I could not find too many options and am really glad we went to Sofra Bld.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had the lunch buffet, and we liked the food so much. Variety is amazing, wide range of choices is available (from sea food to Chinese / indian / Italian corners), everything tasted just right. Desserts are average (choices and taste), there a room for improvement as far as service is concerned.

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We were staying at the Shangri-La so this restaurant is where we had breakfast everyday. Wow, what a choice! Fresh fruits, cereals, egg station, pancake/waffle station, spicy section and if you still couldn't find what you wanted they would try to accommodate! There was also a huge range of fresh juices and free flowing hot drinks served at your table.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

When we booked a table for 4 persons we were told its a Brunch. But when we arrived we found out its a lunch buffet. The food is good the variety is nice. Several live cooking stations. You certainly cant go wrong with food at the restaurant everything we tried was at least very good if not excellent. The grills... More

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Address: Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 02 509 8888
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Dessert

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