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“loved it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Street (PO BOX 3541), Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6251
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Ranked #70 of 1,706 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia. The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi. Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
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“loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

great food, great service. As a vegetarian, I was spoilt for choice. The food was very tasty, and the service prompt

Visited July 2013
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Crowne Plaza A, General Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear Sanjeev_Shukla,

Thank you very much for sharing your apt review with the Vegetarians in Abu Dhabi.

Every second month we change the featured country in the restaurant, therefore you will have the chance to savour many more variety of vegetarian dishes in Cho Gao.

We hope to welcome you again in Cho Gao very soon.

Kind Regards,
Ivor E. Prestwood
General Manager, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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“Tasty Asian food in a great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Cho Goa is right in the middle of abu dhabi in the crown plaza hamdan street making it very easy to get to. The food here is great, in addition to their regular menu they often include seasonal menus(thai during me most recent visit). The crispy duck is definitely worth a mention, but all the dishes are pretty good. The cocktails here are the best, they also run a ladies night on a sunday and monday where ladies drink unlimited free cocktails from 9-12 which is well worth a try.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Crowne Plaza A, General Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear Lynne K,

I must say firstly, WOW thank you very much for being a spokeswoman for Cho Gao.

Secondly, I would like to personally thank you for advising our great outlet; its food, cocktails and also the Ladies Night on Saturdays and Sundays from 21:00 – 01:00.

We do hope to find yourself and friends very often in the restaurant.

Kind Regards,
Ivor E. Prestwood
General Manager, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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“Experienced the difference”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Excellent Asian food and amazing cocktail drinks and ambiance is amazing,its the best place you can bring your family.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Crowne Plaza A, General Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear MAT294013,

Thank you very much for sharing your simple, yet sweet review of Cho Gao with our future family guests.

We adore families and believe that great experience is best shared with them.

We do hope to see you again very soon.

Kind Regards,
Ivor E. Prestwood
General Manager, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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“Great secret”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful concept hidden away in the heart of Abu Dhabi! A great restaurant with excellent Asian food and impeccable service. Well done. It is very rare that the service team actually know the ingredients associated with a dish. Well done to the Restaurant Manager. The food was fresh and full of flavour and the non alcoholic cocktails were fabulous. Keep up the good work.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Crowne Plaza A, General Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear William C,

Thank you very much for your kind review.

Cho Gao aims to consistently deliver a great Asian Experience for our guests and it is wonderful to know that it is reflected on your visit.

As you might know already, we have themed months featuring food from all across Asia, one country to another. This program of rich food variety gives great challenge to our team and great dining experience for our guests.

In other word, we do expect to frequently welcome you here.

Kind Regards,
Ivor E. Prestwood
General Manager, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Noodles in the desert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I stayed in the Crowne Plaza for 5 days and enjoyed dinner here on the first and on the final night. Liked the atmosphere inside the restaurant, with various types of seatings.
They had a Thailand themed menu during my visit so I was able to feast on some delicious Pad Thai, washing it away with a cool Tiger beer. Service was swift and friendly and the bill very reasonable. Recommended!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Crowne Plaza A, General Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear BackPackMaluku,

Once again on behalf of the whole team, and especially Cho Gao team, I would like to thank you for sharing your feast of Pad Thai on TripAdvisor.

Your great experience when stayed and dine with us is truly what we aim for.

We do hope to have you again in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Ivor E. Prestwood
General Manager, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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