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Buddha Bar

Grosvernor House Dubai | Al Sofouh road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
971 4 317 6000
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Ranked #48 of 5,493 restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Buddha-Bar is legendary, its awesome spectacle instantly promising guests an evening of pure theater and pure pleasure.
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Cologne, Germany
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The Buddha Bar at the Grosvenor House is really a place worth seeing. When entering the bar you will find yourself in a 3 story high bar room with a big golden Buddha as centre-piece. The atmosphere is is amazing with the dim light and nice tunes. There is also gallery level upstairs with nice lounge sofas in Arabic/Asian style.... More

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Marloth Park, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Stunning setting and treatment like an Arabian Prince. The wine was great and the snack platter delicious but careful it is very expensive! Luck I had a good mate who lives and earns in Dubai so he covered the bill!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Definitely need to try black cod and lobster dumplings- amazing! Very spaces place, even toilets are massive. Very stylish place with very good music that putting in good mood, amazing food and they defenatly not sort of stuff- service was very professional, fast and extra polite. Defenatly coming back!

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that you had enjoyed your overall dining experience at the Buddha Bar and were pleased with the food we have on offer, setting of the restaurant as well as of the service of our associates. Your kind feedback is greatly appreciated and we look forward to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We walked in - lucky as it can be very crowded and you have to reserve - for an informal dinner. Turned out to be very nice. We were upstairs on the balcony. Great view on the ships on the water, the big buddha and the restaurant below. Good view, good food, hip crowd and nice staff.

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. It is a pleasure to read from your review that you had enjoyed your overall dining experience at the Buddha Bar and were pleased with the settings of the restaurant, cuisine we have on offer and also the service of our associates. Your kind feedback is much appreciated and we look... More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great atmosphere and place to be. service could improve but symptom of a busy bar....Smart dressed people all around. Feels like a good night out.

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. It is a pleasure to know that you were pleased with your visit to Buddha Bar. Your comments with regards to the service has been noted and shared with the restaurant manager and the team accordingly so that we can review and improve our service standards at the restaurant. Thank you... More

Derby, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Booked a table at the Buddha on our first night in Dubai. Pleased we did as it was full and they were turning people away (surely a recommendation in itself ). Our food was excellent, the service very good and we had a very enjoyable experience. Worth noting that there are two eating areas with the non-smoking area being much... More

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us and were pleased with the food and service of our associates. We truly appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back again at Buddha Bar. Kind regards, Ivan Di Lucia, Director of Food and Beverage More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The impeccable service makes this a definite must in Dubai. The service is brilliant! Special thanks should go to Cynthia and Maddy! Awesome experience, a must-go to everybody looking for a great dining WOW-experience.

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us at the Buddha Bar and were pleased with the service provided by our associates. Your kind words of appreciation are greatly appreciated and will be shared with the team accordingly. Thank you once again and we look... More

doha
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great atmosphere, beautiful place, very hip! Best sushi, nice private ateas to chillax and nice buzzy vibes

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you had enjoyed your overall dining experience with us and were pleased with the cuisine we have on offer as well as the atmosphere of the restaurant. Your kind feedback is truly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back in a not too... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Really cool place for drinks and dinner. Service is brilliant, our waiter made some excellent recommendations, all were delicious. The plates are really made for sharing, which means you can try a lot of different dishes. Overall we had a super night.

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor following your visit to Buddha Bar. It is a pleasure to read from your review that you had a great dining experience with us and were pleased with the service of our associates. We are also glad that you liked the beverages and food we have on offer at the restaurant... More

Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Hard to fault, fun vibe and great food, impeccable service. excellent experience all round and would recommend

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GHLRM, Director of Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that you had enjoyed your dining experience at the Buddha Bar and were pleased with the food as well as the service of our associates. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Kind regards, Ivan Di... More

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