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Frankie's

#125 of 1,889 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
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Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 654 3238
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited Frankies twice and enjoyed both visits.The lasagne and spaghetti bolognese was the best we have ever tasted.The staff and manager could not do enough for us it was a beautiful evening both times.I had pomegranate juice and it was beautiful.We did not go on the evenings the pianist and singer were performing but we heard... More 

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Thank 337maureenc
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service here were exceptional. A great menu, lovely piano playing. An absolute delight - thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Jayne H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends on a Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed. Lovely setting, nice atmosphere with a piano player, not too busy. Food was perfect.

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Thank Gill M
Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a special birthday of one of our crowd, we were treated like royalty. The staff made our night one to remember. Pizzas were good, kids were happy, and so were the oldies. Drinks were ok. Thank you Frankies.

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Thank Zojanahage
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real shame because I love Frankie's in Dubai. Each glass of wine we had was awful. Food didn't have any flavour. 2 starters, 1 salad, few wines each = AED 800+ Service was good and they were sweet to give us a birthday dessert, but we won't go back.

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Thank Fiona W
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed by this restaurant. The only reason I was persuaded to go in was that they had live music, which I love. There was a guy singing and playing the piano, who was very good and most enjoyable. The restaurant was expensive and the quality of food very average.

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Thank Biztravel007
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay twice for dinner at this cozy place. It's quite expensive but the food was absolutely great and we enjoyed the friendly service staff. We had different soups (try the fresh seafood soup) and salads. The spaghetti Chittarra were delicious with the Wagyu beef and pizzas are handmade as well.

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Thank Overlord44
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

my second visit. - all my friends rave about this restaurant - and with reason they have some of the best breads in Abu Dhabi. an excellent wine list. their pizzas are stellar. this last visit i had an excellently prepared crab cake - see image. and a breaded veal chop...superb. Beach Rotana has the same but sad when compared... More 

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Thank Mike O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The day we have checked in at Fairmont's hotel we went for a plate of pastas at Frankies. I've had a vegetarian spaghetti which was delicious. It was all freshly cooked in a live cooking corner. The service was excellent. Although we've been dressed very casually, coming from the beach that wasn't a problem and the waiter was very helpful... More 

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Best Restaurant at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, really great staff, the food was perfect and the live singing created a great atmosphere!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 654 3238
Description
One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.

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