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Al Mahara

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#364 of 10,682 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Rich, sumptuous flavours, unparalleled taste and texture, and a truly remarkable setting. Al Mahara, 'The Oyster Shell' in Arabic, doesn’t just tantalise your palate; it’s a dining experience that will stimulate all your senses. The stunning floor to ceiling aquarium inside the restaurant sets the scene for a meal where only the best will do. Sink into the soft seats and be mesmerised by the world of colourful sea life swimming beside your table, while our team of award-winning chefs prepare you something very special. Attention to detail is something we particularly pride ourselves on at Al Mahara. Our selection of fine wines perfectly compliment the mouth-watering seafood, and you’ll enjoy
$120 - $230
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

Not the best place we've eaten. Food and service mediocre, drinks way too expensive for what you get. Won't bother going again as definitely not worth the money!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mdh5sharp
Reviewed yesterday

The dining experience was off the charts in presentation and taste! Excellent service and personalized attention from all hotel and restaurant personnel. Ensured any special accommodations were attended to for meal preparation. We were also provided with a portable charging station for our mobile devices....More

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Date of visit: October 2019
Thank PJtheGlobetrotter
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a wonderful dining experience. The staff were excellent, they were extremely attentive and helpful. The quality and presentation of the food was fabulous.

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Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Kazza59
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our first time here in Dubai and we celebrated our wedding anniversary at the al Mahara restaurant A fantastic experience with amazing surroundings and wonderful service Shona & david

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Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Shnwgg1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to a special occasion celebration, the staff were lovely, polite, professional, explained the menu very well, and offered us a complimentary dessert for our special occasion, a very nice gesture. Food selection was a bit poor, and the taste not as good as...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank emmanora1
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was my daughter 17th year old and we choose the best restaurant in Dubai. We selected the degustation menu and we had absolutely none dish to say delicious. We’re five and no one to say it is ok. Excelent service and ambiance, but dinner...More

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Date of visit: October 2019
Thank claudiagQ8638RY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at one of the other Jumeirah hotels on the half board Flavours 'dine around' basis. This included the opportunity to dine at Al Mahara at a supplement. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience of dining at this exclusive hotel. The service was...More

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Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mkjan13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely romantic meal on our wedding anniversary. Great service, great food and a nice little surprise at the end for us. Great attention to detail.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank K8793VKstever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel we decide we would pay the supplement on our half board package and treat ourselves to a visit to the Al Mahara restaurant in the Burj Al Arab... and we weren’t disappointed! The aquarium is just mesmerising and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank vanessanowell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, great ambiance, Quite expensive, but recommended as an opportunity to visit Burj Al Arab. Ask for a table close to the Aquarium, if available.

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Date of visit: September 2019
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April 13, 2018|
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Response from cbrowntravel | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to but will probably upswell you on the appetizers and drinks
July 16, 2017|
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Response from nooksoftheworld | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know what that meant. We didn't have to pay anything at the time of reservation. We went with the set menu package for dinner. We paid after the meals based on the package price.
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