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Heritage VILLAGE near marina mall, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 50 549 6363
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Fri 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Pune
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's quite a nice restaurant with great food. And its got a great view too, I think of the abu dhabi yatch club. Given that its tucked away in the heritage village, not too many people may be aware, certainly not too many of the tourists - but its quite popular among the locals, and why shouldnt it be. They... More 

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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593 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I was only in Abu Dhabi for a couple of days to work... however, our contacts took us to this place on the water!..What a view of the Abu Dhabi!!!!!..... the most gorgeous view you could imagine at night.... this place is in Hermitage Village off the Corniche...... the best!!!! We had a plate of Iranian food for 4!!!! the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Overlooks the beach, very well priced food. All you can eat buffet cost 60 AED (i was part of a tour, not sure if it makes a difference). You can either sit at a table or in a small booth. Lovely ambience, good service, definitely recommend.

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Thank Nicci-J-F
London, Canada
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

The buffet was great at a reasonable price of 75 AED. Few main dishes and all desserts were traditional. Loved the food here.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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338 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

I did not set out to eat a meal at Al asalah in Heritage Village. I came here on a day-tour of Abu Dhabi from Dubai. When we arrived at Heritage Village there was Al asalah awaiting those who wanted to enjoy the lunch buffet. So I joined in the fun. It was quite a buffet. It was excellent. It... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This restaurant was included as part of a tour to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. This is listed as a Traditional Emarati Cuisine restaurant. As such I wasn't feeling very comfortable that I'd find anything I would like, outside of possibly water. I was relieved to find they had potatoes and chicken, which were pretty much all that I was interested... More 

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Thank Terry M
Sao Paulo, SP
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134 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The service is very kind and honest. The dishes are very well prepared and served. They've got tables outside (on the sand) that makes the dinner much more pleasant and romantic. The prices are very honest and the taste is remarkable.

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dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

I arranged a nice Abu Dhabi local tour for me and my two best classmates who came from Taiwan to visit Dubai for one week . As my classmates wanted to taste local cruise and also Middle East food ; so with the tour guide's recommendation - All of us went to this restaurant. The food variety is great ,... More 

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Thank Maria L
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you want truly authentic, local food while being able to experience a great history lesson, then look no further. I'd recommend this if you really don't know where to start your tour of Abu Dhabi...or even if you do...simply because it's a one-stop shop for food and history! The buffet has everything you need to sample the local area... More 

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Thank Jeremy R
Thailand
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550 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2015

Recommended. We stopped off at this place while visiting Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi. They offer an excellent lunchtime buffet or you can choose items from a menu. Both the buffet and entrees off the menu are excellent. The food is absolutely fresh and well prepared. And the prices are reasonable. I believe the cost person is 60 Emerates Dirham... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heritage VILLAGE near marina mall, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 50 549 6363

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