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Sayad Restaurant

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Emirates Palace Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic food, staff fantastic in talking you through the menu and the service was perfect. loved the squid ink roll too!

Thank Theholidayguru1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional service, lovely food and a great ambience. Will definitely return next time I'm in Abu Dhabi!

Thank Andyfreeth01
Lincoln England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was outstanding wow a must try . I would like to thank Seaham for looking after us so well and helping us with our booking and telling us all about where the seafood is sourced from , This is a romantic restaurant .

Thank kazzyLincolnEngland
Herts UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Just returned from the amazing Emirates Palace and this restaurant is still my favourite ever!! Service fantastic friendly welcome and food amazing!! Just a pity it was low season so all restaurants we visited were quiet. However we celebrated my 60th birthday and it was truly special.Would not have wanted to go anywhere else!Can't wait to go back.

Thank Denise S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The kids stayed on the half board menu, but I had to have the lobster Thermidor, and oh my god - it was delicious! Again drinks aren't included in the half board plan - so be wary, a coke is almost £10 But the food is first class

Letchworth garden city
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

First a special thanks to, waiter Tashik for always being politeful to us plus spot on for His service skills also Tomas Closa ( chef De Cuisine) from Argentina who has surprised US with some beautiful food and a special thanks for my wifes birthday cake. Kind Regards from, Denise and Michael Sims.

Thank sims66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Nice ambience, professional staff, delicious seafood mesmerising and meet your palate. They surprised you. We chosen seabass in crusted seasalt with that much salt but the taste is not salty at all.

Thank Dewi C
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the best seafood restaurant I have ever been to. From starters to desserts all was excellent! The most surprising was spaghetti carbonara with seafood ☺ I cannot find words to describe how good it was... I trully recommend!

Thank Paulina K
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Gilbert our waiter was fantastic , very sophisticated environment & food was delicious , loved it . Recommended for anyone that loves fine dining and seafood

Thank Rose W
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I must come back here! Excellent choice for adults and also for kids. Ask for Gilbert and Ian, best service ever and take their suggestions.

Thank Sandra E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $200
Seafood, European, Mediterranean
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emirates Palace Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
With our beautiful year round sunshine, and perfect location by the sea, it is no surprise that Emirates Palace excels in serving the best seafood in Abu Dhabi. Sayad Restaurant (Sayad is Arabic for 'fisherman') offers discerning seafood lovers a daily menu of light and delicious fare with a fresh, modern twist from our kitchens. Our talented and passionate chefs are excited when it is time to inspect the daily catch. They use their skills, creativity and international inspirations to craft fresh dishes each day for your delectation. As is befitting of the best seafood restaurant Abu Dhabi, the Sayad Restaurant creations are crafted to bring out the delicate and delectable flavours of each fish and crustacean. Cool, contemporary décor and a stylized interior design create a classical and chic atmosphere that makes Sayad the ideal dining venue. This is the perfect choice for stylish modern couples, best friends catching up over dinner, business movers and shakers, and of course lovers of fine dining.

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