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Umai

#233 of 8,602 Restaurants in Dubai
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The Oberoi, Dubai | Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 444 1407
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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Really good food. Great if you want to avoid a noisy place. They're helpful with recommendations which are usually right.

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Thank ellesp2016
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Very pleasant ambiance, good food and great service. Perfect for a family dinner. Found the prices to be a little bit on the high side.

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Thank rjf311080
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The design of the restaurant is lovely and the food is exquisite. The best restaurant in Dubai with a wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank FeFerradesign
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Umai contemporary Japanese restaurant Coupon set menu for 2 Welcoming staff Interesting interior design The food is good but doesn't exceed expectations

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Thank Hadi F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

When u enter the umai , you will feel very warm and comfortable.Everyone will give you a great welcome and smiling.The chef cooked very nice food and they will try their best to make you satisfied. Zubisha, Evgeny and Mayur they provided super service , I feel very happy during the meal with my friend. If I have time for... More 

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Thank qianqian h
Oberoi_Restaurants, The Management at Umai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Umai and sharing your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the experience from start to finish. I have shared your positive sentiments with Zuebisha, Evgeny and Mayur. I have not doubt that it will inspire them to continue striving for excellence. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Orlando
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I had a great meal on my first visit but this time the service was poor and the food was not warm, also was waiting ages for the food and the place was empty. I did mention this and the manager was very apologetic and offered a full refund which I declined but I will try Umai on my next... More 

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London
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

The once fabulous Grandiose Umai is now a poor shell of its former self. Absolutely nobody in here other than me. The food is expensive and bland. No seasoning whatsoever. Left all main course. No salt pepper on table. They used to have a tasting menu, but now nothing. Took 15 mins to just order Sparkling Water! The food served... More 

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Thank BakerBoyLondon
Midlands, UK
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Food excellent, staff attentive and ambience great. Ate 3 times in 3 nights, all a great experience.

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Thank Hale292
Oberoi_Restaurants, The Management at Umai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Umai and sharing your valuable comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the experience, especially the service and hospitality during your visits to our contemporary Japanese restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for your support. Thank you, Warm regards, The Management The Oberoi, Dubai More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I stater at the oberoi almost 3 weeks in a roe, and were amazed by the freshness and savour of the sushi. The staff is always smugling and attentive. Thumbs up!

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Thank Tami R
Oberoi_Restaurants, The Management at Umai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Umaiand sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience and thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back and assure you the best in food, service and hospitality. Thanking you, Warm regards, The Management The Oberoi, Dubai More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The restaurant is very nice and trendy. The food is good but not exceptional. We ordered a starter each but we were told portions were small so we decided to order a 3rd one. We then had a main course each and a portion of rice to share. We ordered a bottle of sparkling water, no alcohol. The bill came... More 

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Oberoi_Restaurants, The Management at Umai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Umai and sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are disappointed that we could not live up to your expectations with regards to the food, service and value. Please accept my sincere apologies. I do hope you give us the opportunity of gaining your trust and we shall endeavour to provide you the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $100
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Oberoi, Dubai | Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 444 1407
Description
Informal yet sophisticated, Umai, brings to Dubai an exquisite culinary adventure with the best of contemporary Japanese cuisine. An open-plan kitchen makes the Sushi, Sashimi and Teppanyaki stages part of the dining experience. Charcoal grilled dishes, exotic salads and homemade noodles entice you to journey through Japan and beyond.Located in the heart of Business Bay at The Oberoi, Dubai, one of the finest five star luxury hotels in the UAE.

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