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Belgian Beer Cafe

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Bar, Belgian, European, Pub
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InterContinental Hotel | InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi PO Box 4171, United Arab Emirates
97126666888
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Bar scene
Description: Since its opening in 2009, Belgian Café Abu Dhabi has been the city's...
Since its opening in 2009, Belgian Café Abu Dhabi has been the city's leading restaurant amongst locals, expats and tourists offering the best of Belgium. Fresh mussels, chunky frites, Belgian waffles and exclusive Belgian beers served up in a classically European setting. The Belgian Café is a little piece of old Brussels right in the heart of Abu Dhabi. A clear favourite to unwind after a busy working day or start your well deserved weekend, the Belgian Café terrace serves up for any occasion. Add to that a marina view that never disappoints.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's unpleasant to catch stones on your teeth

It's a very popular Mussels night on Mondays there in the restaurant. As a starter I ordered chicken liver, which was just amazing. And then there was turn to taste those famous mussels. There are different types of flavors you can choose, but I took White wine and cream (later I ordered just cream... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Irinka C
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a very popular Mussels night on Mondays there in the restaurant. As a starter I ordered chicken liver, which was just amazing. And then there was turn to taste those famous mussels. There are different types of flavors you can choose, but I took White wine and cream (later I ordered just cream as it was too strong alcohol... More 

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Thank Irinka C
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place for couples or friends. Nice atmosphere, you can eat both inside and outside. Good food and beers. Great service!

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Thank Pamela P
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The only good point is that you can have Leffe beer, the rest was normal for the price. It took too much time to attend us and to bring the food. Some people even left the place without being served. The food was not as tasty as expected, the waiter was not polite... I dont think im coming back.. There... More 

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Thank Alvaro C
Reading, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice place next to hotel where you could have a drink and unwind at the end of the day. Table service and food served. Stayed open until about 11pm when we were there, Hot in the afternoon but cool at night, Outdoor screen used for sports when an event was on. Excellent service and little or no waiting.

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Thank AlanUk2012
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest,   Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review our TripAdvisor page. The team and myself are happy to know that your enjoyed your time at Belgian Cafe. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.   Best regards Orphee Derche Restaurant Manager More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the Yas Island branch, Best place to hang out after work with a nice chilled pint and friends. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Sabz28
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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300 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Late afternoon with the sun going down behind Etihad towers, there are few nicer places in Abu Dhabi. The Belgian beers are well kept and good value during happy hour. Food is simple and nothing to write home about, but the terrace here is a great place to sit and usually quite busy. The staff are really great, professional and... More 

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Thank savvy_dave
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest,   Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at, Belgian Cafe. I am happy to read that you had a memorable experience. I have shared your kind words with the restaurant team and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.   Best regards Orphee Derche Restaurant Manager More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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285 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our adult kids here when they were visiting and they loved it! Everyone could find something they wanted on the extensive menu, food & beers of course! My son ordered the Kwak beer which was served very unusually & it was very tasty! The service is always good and the food is good too!

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Thank bakerswoodfox
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed you and your family enjoyed your time at Belgian Cafe. It is our aim to provide all our guests with a memorable experience. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards Orphee Derche Restaurant Manger More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the Belgian Beer Cafe, but it is not one of my favourite restaurants as I find it over priced for the quality of the food. It does serve pork and I think that is one of the reasons I go. The Belgian Beer is good and that is another reason people go (I think, I don't drink beer).... More 

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Thank Andrea S
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good and value for money. The staff are always very friendly. Nice to have the option to eat either inside or outside

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Thank BrianNortern
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest,   Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review our TripAdvisor page. The team and myself are happy to know that your enjoyed your time at Belgian Cafe I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.   Best regards Orphee Derche Restaurant Manager More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant ambiance is amazing especially sitting outside. The beers are very good. And the food is exquisite. We tried the pork spare ribs: wow.. If you want pork and beer: that is the place for u

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Thank RachelSl83
InterContinentalAD, Manager at Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest,   Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Belgian Cafe, I am happy to read that you had a memorable experience. I have shared your kind words with the restaurant team and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.   Best regards Orphee Derche Restaurant Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: InterContinental Hotel | InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi PO Box 4171, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: 97126666888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
  • Cuisine: Bar, Belgian, European, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Since its opening in 2009, Belgian Café Abu Dhabi has been the city's leading restaurant amongst locals, expats and tourists offering the best of Belgium. Fresh mussels, chunky frites, Belgian waffles and exclusive Belgian beers served up in a classically European setting. The Belgian Café is a little piece of old Brussels right in the heart of Abu Dhabi. A clear favourite to unwind after a busy working day or start your well deserved weekend, the Belgian Café terrace serves up for any occasion. Add to that a marina view that never disappoints.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?