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Al Iwan

| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Arabic, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated our 10th Year wedding Anniversary here.The staff were so friendly and made us truly feel special.They had arranged a complimemtary cake too with exceptional service.Tritian served us and was so friendly and helpful to all our needs.Especially he made sure the kids were...More

Thank minhajthajudeen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burj Al Arab’s Al Iwan is an excellent choice for enjoying Middle Eastern cuisine with a wide variety of mezzes, lamb, chicken and fish specialties and more importantly desserts, such as Umm Ali and Kunafah. Service is exceptional too.

Thank Semih S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Al Iwan to celebrate our wedding anniversary over the weekend. We had a wonderful time. Everyone on the team made our special occasion truly memorable from the minute we arrived until we left. We appreciated the welcome and hospitality. The attention to...More

Thank Zalobeidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great buffet, great dinner, great staff and my one year old had a great time! We would definitely come back again!

Thank JDME17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impressive buffet dinner in an interesting building (that is otherwise difficult to visit if you do not stay there). The choice and quality of food was very good. Fine wine list. Attentative service. Expensive.

Thank jajalumaca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked Al Irwan for the day we arrived, because it is a buffet, we had flown overnight, and we wanted a quick dinner. We expected an informal, well, buffet. While it was both informal and a buffet, we were not prepared for the fabulous...More

Thank charles r
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Al Iwan as a group of 4 we really enjoyed the venue in terms of the service which has been exceptionally good and obliging. Referring to the food it‘s simply been disappoiting as neither the variety nor the quality and taste of the food...More

Thank Marcello S
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Great service poor food. I love Lebanese food and am open to trying new foods but the food at this restaurant was not nice. The staff did their best to accommodate which was lovely by bringing 7 types of chilli sauces but that couldn’t make...More

Thank S T
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

My family wanted to go to se the Burj al Arab hotel, and We realized in order to do that we needed to make reservation for dinner or drinks. After doing a bit of research, we figured best value for money was dinner at Al...More

Thank Jose G
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We had Iftar buffet at Al Iwan and what an experience! The setting in Burj Al Arab hotel is out of this world, the food was delicious, the service- exceptional ! Our waiter was Noor and he took such good care of us but all...More

Thank Amalia P
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August 12, 2016|
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Response from Nader B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can contact the restaurant email or phone number and ask them for the manager.
October 4, 2015|
Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian food is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
  • E-mail
In the heart of the world's tallest atrium, you'll find a restaurant that's just as notable.From its staggering sea view by day to the romantic flicker of candlelight by night, Al Iwan, "The Royal Hall" in Arabic, offers sumptuous Arabic cuisine within surroundings that are nothing short of spectacular.Step through the golden columns and savour the aromas while we plate up a masterpiece, using the finest possible ingredients for a truly extraordinary dining experience.
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