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Rovers Return Aqaba

The Gateway Complex, Aqaba, Jordan
+962 3 2032030
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Ranked #13 of 69 restaurants in Aqaba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Budapest, Hungary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This appears to be the place for all European tourists to go. Our company during the evening were all pale skinned or burnt. If you need to get a drink during Ramadan in Aqaba look no further. They carry Guinness as well as others, including a bitter. Prices are reasonable for Jordan. We had the filet mignon and chili. The... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Situated in the aqaba gateway this restaurant has a 'coronation street' theme going on. Not that I'm much of a fan of corrie it attracted me on the basis of getting something to eat that doesn't consist of overcooked kebab and falafel. The staff are strange and there's awkwardness rather than being made to feel welcome. Food isn't too bad... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We at the rovers return at Friday the 13th. We watched the match between the Netherland and Spain this evening. They had made a screen with chairs for the Dutch supporters. Their service was good and the evening was really good specially because the result was 5-1!

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Dubai
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you seek western styled cuisine, this is a good pick. Portions on some dishes are a little skimpy, especially the mashed potatoes, but good nonetheless.

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Lincolnshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Rovers Return in Aqaba is a themed pub with pub style food, the staff are friendly and helpful and there are numerous televisions showing sport and major events. There is a wide selection of alcohol on offer but as you would expect in this country and surrounding countries it is expensive for what you get and especially against UK... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Aqaba Rovers is a good bar / restaurant to visit during your visit to Aqaba / Jordan, the food menu is carefully chosen, prices are reasonable, service is good.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Cracking food, sport on the tv, and imported Guiness ! Brilliant front of house team and a cabinet of Coronation Street memorobilia.

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I love this place, I visit it every time I am in Aqaba. Great food and good music, nice staff and good location. Couldn't ask for more.

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Bath
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is really the only bar worth visiting in Aqaba. I've been here a few times, twice last October and again last week. Both times, I have only had drinks so I can't comment on the food. Inside it feels like a pub/sports bar and outside there's a nice terrace. The cocktails are great, especially the frozen margaritas and the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had lunch here almost every every day for one week. The prices are good, the food is tasty and the service is also very good. It has all you expect from this kind of place, typically english pub. We also went here at night, after dinner at the hotel, for drinks. The same at tight; friendly staff and good... More

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