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The Observatory

Marriott Dubai Harbour Hotel & Suites | Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04-3194000
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Ranked #271 of 5,582 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Good food, very well priced. Don't expect fireworks with presentation. We went at night to overlook the palm but if you want a nice photo of it, go during the day/dusk. The restaurant just seemed a little worn out. Mainly through the decor. It's as almost as though it was the best in it's class once upon a time but... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

visited the place after hearing some good reviews but was not impressed , we arrived late which is a definite no no , make sure to arrive before sunset for a good view , after all this is one of the few special things on offer here , arrive after sunset and there is not much to see as its... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We visited as we'd heard good things about the place & had enjoyed the bar many times so we decided to visit the restaurant. Our starters (Fried Camembert & Tuna Tartare) were lovely. I ordered the Pork Belly & wasn't sure what the 'Kenyan Beans' were that accompanied it, when I asked the waiter what they were he couldn't tell... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited the Observatory for evening dinner with friends I hadn't seen for a while, the atmosphere was very calm and the staff were very attentive and helpful. The restaurant itself was very clean, very impressive to the eye! However - the menu didn't have a great choice and the portion sizes were very minimal. If you're expecting a hearty dinner... More

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Dubai
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I chose the observatory to celebrate our 3rd anniversary, and I've informed them upon reserving a table 2 days before. I was promised with a cake ( which was forgotten ) and a minor clash happened very near to us between staff members over that cake. However, they brought the cake later and apologized nicely to us. My wife had... More

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jersey c.i
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is the best meal we have ever had the pleasure to eat. The service was outstanding. Great atmosphere and stunning views. This is a must for visitors .

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Istanbul, Turkey
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187 reviews 187 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Located on the 52nd floor of the Marriot hotel , this restaurant has two options ; Restaurant or Bar sides. I tried the Bar side for beers with buddies . All food were with average taste nothing special. Just good for beer during the sunset to observe the Dubai Marina.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I highly recommend this restaurant for visitors to the city. I loved the view. I was able to walk around the bar to see the view on the Palm side. I was happy I had a reservation at the restaurant so I could enjoy the more serene atmosphere of the restaurant. The bar seemed to attract louder groups of people.... More

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manchester
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The observatory bar/restaurant on the 52nd floor of the of the Marriott hotel at Dubai marina - amazing views of the palm, reasonably priced meals, we used entertainer voucher 2for1 which msde it a good priced lunch - food and cocktails excellent .

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Observatory is located on the 52nd floor of the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel. It occupies the whole floor. On the one side there is a restaurant and on the other side (the more scenic side) there is a bar. From the bar you have perfect views of the sea, the marina and the Palm (including Atlantis The Palm Hotel).... More

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