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Review of BBQ Al Qasr

BBQ Al Qasr
Ranked #77 of 2,151 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: One of the beauties of year round sunny weather in Abu Dhabi is the pleasure of barbecuing. If you love a luxurious bbq, then dining at BBQ Al Qasr is an experience you will not want to miss. This unique outdoor restaurant is an exciting feast for all your senses, with the world-class chefs preparing your bbq dishes, the tantalising food aromas in the air, and the textures of perfectly seasoned hot steaks and seafood. The discerning locals of the city know that nothing compares to the BBQ Al Qasr experience! If you adore a barbecue dining experience, BBQ Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace is simply the finest of beachside dining in Abu Dhabi. Located near the sea, you will have a chance to take in the stunning views of the white sandy beachfront, while indulging in a luxurious barbecue. Your anticipation and appetite will build as you catch the scent of Arabian shisha, the salty balm of the sea air and the blend of grilled food aromas around you. The casual seating and relaxed atmosphere provided by BBQ Al Qasr lets the conversation flow, and creates memories of a great evening with family and friends. With a BBQ offering of seafood, char-grilled meats, freshly baked breads, salads and sweets, BBQ Al Qasr presents an exceptional menu that will more than satisfy even the healthiest of appetites. Treat yourself to world-class service Emirates Palace is known for and is proud of, while enjoying the famous Abu Dhabi BBQ. Stay on, relax and chat over a shisha, mint tea or a drink at the comfortable lounge of the restaurant. As with famous dining locations in any city of the world, do book early at the weekends if you are planning your evening at the best BBQ in Abu Dhabi!
Reviewed May 9, 2013

Loved eating outside, the BBQ was fantastic I had the steak my husband had the chicken, both very tasty. Good service, good location.

Thank FoxyEssexUK
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Me and my husband went for the dinner at BBQ Al Qasr for our anniversary dinner. It was very nice. The view, the food, drinks everything. The food isn't the best of it's kind but considering the whole package it is good place to go out and have your special dinners. The view of the cornische and see is fantastic with Emirates palace view at the backside. If you are lucky you will view the full moon which looks fantastic.
The service was great. They asked if we were celebrating some special occasion and they brought a cake for us in the end.
I would recommend it to the people who look forward to celebrate their special occasion at this restaurant.

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1  Thank Shilpa S
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Wonderful setting on the beach, lovely attentive staff and the most beautiful hotel in Abu Dhabi as a backdrop...what more could you ask. The food was delicious and although expensive was worth every penny ! Look forward to a return visit !!

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Thank 197LynnL
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Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Located in the grounds of the Emirates Palace hotel, this restaurant consists of a number of gazebo type seating areas right on the beach front - the location is superb.

Food choice is of the grill / BBQ variety - meats, fishes, burgers etc, with a decent selection of cocktails and wines to go with them. Quality was okay, but wow do you pay a premium!!! 2 of us each had a starter and a main course (nothing fancy - burger, tuna steak etc), a couple of cocktails each and bottle of water. The bill came to £180!!! I'll say that again in case you think it was a typo - £180!!! One Hundred and Eighty Pounds. I still can't believe it...

Location and atmosphere would be hard to beat, but there is no way on earth the overall experience justified that kind of cost.

Such a shame - we loved the location, but felt totally ripped off.

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Thank ChrisFGB
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Myself and my family had dinner here on a new year break to abu dhabi, we were staying in the St Regis and decided to venture out for the night and to have a look at the spectacle that is the Emirates hotel. The setting is amazing, we were slightly concerned that it might be a bit cold as it is winter there now and the evening temperature can drop but there were plenty of heaters and they can provide cosy blankets also if needed to keep the chill off.
The food was great and the smell of the BBQ is enticing in the air as you approach the restaurant which is located at the back of the hotel on the beach.
Most of the group opted for Steaks which were all praised highly and cooked perfectly to individual specifications. For starters we had a variety of chicken wings, bread and dips and fish cakes, again all very nice. Only the hungry boys of the family were able to squeeze in dessert and again these were all very tasty. I would highly recommend this restaurant, it is inviting and could be very romantic for a couple. There is a nice outdoor lounge area beside it which would be good for pre or post dinner drinks. The only reason I am giving it 4 and not 5 overall is that when we sat down the very nice waiter asked if we would like to start with a glass of champagne, 4 of us thought this would be lovely...we probably should have checked the price first and when we got the wine menu were quite shocked to see that each glass was about 25 euro. It is a fairly pricey place but good for a treat.

Thank clarestones
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