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THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH

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For every prohibition you create, you also create an underground. A small intimate speakeasy bar hidden behind a bookcase. Transform yourself back to the 20's and fully absorb yourself within the prohibition era.
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $54
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews chateaubriand steak cocktail making amazing cocktails nice atmosphere last night kamal code bistro bookcase prohibition speakeasy novotel theme serving team
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is by far one of the best bars/restaurants I've ever seen. The interior, drinks, food and atmosphere gives it a different yet great vibe. Kamal knows how to keep the guests fascinated with the way he goes for an extra mile and explain...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lolavitta E
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lolavitta E, We are thrilled that you were so impressed with The Bookstore in Novotel, Fujairah and thank you for your feedback and for your recommendation to other travellers. Kamal and the team have great passion for the bar and want every guest to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This bistro/pub in the Novotel is easy to miss - we only came across it because staying in the sister hotel - Ibis - and enquired about eating and drinking facilities. It is quirky and themed round a 1920's speakeasy. You have to enter through...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dupeyabu
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear dupeyabu, Thank you for your review about The Bookstore, located in the Novotel, Fujairah. We are very pleased that you liked our latest outlet and would like to take the opportunity to respond to your observations. The Bookstore closes every Sunday, and has promotions...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about that place: nice interior, great food, reasonable prices and most important, great and friendly service. Exceeded expectations in every way.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 680aleksandrc
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Dear 680aleksandrc, We strive to provide a superior service for every guest and are delighted that we exceeded your expectations at The Bookstore, Novotel Hotel, Fujairah. We hope you will have many more opportunities to spend time socialising with us, we'll look forward to it....More

Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

It was a surprise for us to find such a secret bar in Fujairah. Specialy the concept of the bar is unique .on the other hand , bartenders is playing a big role on showing the atmospher of 1930s. Thanks to Supun for the time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mironov
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2018

Dear Mironov, We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our relatively newly opened speakeasy bar - The Bookstore located in the Novotel, Fujairah. Jonathan Rudd, our previous Food & Beverage Manager is the brains behind the concept and was instrumental in...More

Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

It a great place with beautiful cocktails and and best guy there is kamal and his friend supun is also so great and makes one of the best cocktails and first bar in Fujairah cityMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Walid22222
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

Dear Walid22222, Thanks very much for your feedback following your visit to The Bookstore in the Novotel Hotel, Fujairah. We are delighted that you had a great night and enjoyed the cocktails and the hospitality shown by Kamal and Supun. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant experience from entering via a secret door using a code to gain entry... The cocktails are excellent some are very quirky we had a fab time... Supun and Kamal were brilliant hosts they couldn't do enough to make sure we had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank denisebQ7841DM
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Dear denisebQ7841DM, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback following your visit to The Bookstore, our new speakeasy bar in the Novotel, Fujairah. We are thrilled that you had a great evening and enjoyed not only the hospitality from Kamal and Supun but the...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

From the thrill of putting in the secret (not really... 😂) code to discover a bar behind a bookcase to the first class cocktails and service this is definitely a place to go if you are anywhere near Fujairah, and I'd even say its worth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kevin B
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Dear Kevin B, Thank you for sharing your experience at our new bar - The Bookstore. We're delighted that not only were you impressed with the cocktails and their delivery but also the service from our team. The guys are very passionate and it's always...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Very impressed with new bar when it opened. Enthusiastic staff and a wide range of drinks. Food tasty and enjoyable. Hopefully the staff's attention to detail will continue as time goes on. Nice quirky theme and pleasant place to spend time. Thanks to all concerned.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shaggyd0g1
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Dear shaggyd0g1, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave a 5 bubble rating for The Bookstore in the Novotel, Fujairah. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your experience and we'll do our very best to ensure that we maintain our impeccable standards...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Heard about this bar , thought the prohibition theme sounded fun and unique, we were not disappointed! From the moment we tried the secret code hidden in the bookcase, we were transported back to another era. The staff greet you on entry and usher you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Valtaldy
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Valtaldy, Thanks very much for letting us know how impressed you were with our new bar - The Bookstore. We're delighted that not only were you impressed with the cocktails but you also enjoyed looking round the bar as we've try our best to...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Bar represent 1920s bar in America, a must visit place if you want to enjoy a nice place with amazing cocktailsMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 473sadiav
General_Manager_NIAF, General Manager at THE BOOKSTORE FUJAIRAH, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Dear Sadia V, Thank you for your kind words about The Bookstore @ Novotel, Fujairah. We are delighted you liked it and look forward to you returning in the future to sample some more cocktails and maybe try our amazing food platters. Regards, Laurent Noury,...More

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