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Review of Rosewater

Rosewater
Ranked #11 of 2,190 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Rosewater, the award-winning buffet restaurant with outdoor terrace seating, offers diners a fine selection of international cuisine with live cooking stations located throughout the venue. Treat yourself to a delicious breakfast, invite your associates to a sumptuous buffet lunch or have a heartwarming dinner with family and close ones in this welcoming venue known for its Arabian style generosity. Make it a point to sample some of our tempting desserts that will surely end your Rosewater experience with a smile.
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Good food, wide variety of dishes, attentive service. The only negative (and for me but probably not for anyone else) was I was a bit chilly in the restaurant, but I'm always cold.

Thank M B
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Doris G, General Manager at Rosewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Dear M B,
Thank you again for another positive review, this time of our Rosewater Restaurant. We’re happy to hear that the food and service were to your liking. However, I apologise if that experience was dampened by the cool air. We appreciate the time taken to post the message and for your constructive feedback. On behalf of the entire team we do hope to see you back with us sometime in the hopefully not too distant future and look forward to that day.
Best Regards, Doris Greif, General Manager

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Reviewed August 14, 2013

It is sometimes difficult to decide which restaurant to choose from in this particular hotel as they are all excellent. I suppose that price is often a factor, so you can find a good eating experience, even in the cheapest here.
The Rosewater food features several cuisines and is customer self service from hot and cold counters. Chefs are always buzzing around, replenishing dishes or live cooking through discussion with the customer.
The first course proves a few counters of hors d'oeuvre type items and you can make an imaginative and delicious combination quite easily. The main courses change from day to day so there is plenty to choose from. I simply had cauliflower cheese with roast potatoes and roar chicken as i felt like something quite ample although there were dishes that i'd never seen before available. The sweets are very very attractive with fruits, pastry based and some interesting cheese.
By the way, the bread selection is fantastic. Waiting staff and always polite with well trained customer realtionship skills, etc etc...

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Thank BrendaPhew
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Doris G, General Manager at Rosewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Dear Brenda Phew,
Thank you for comments and review of your experience at Rosewater restaurant. It’s very nice to know that our personalised touches and service have made your visit to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers that much more memorable and special. Your message has been shared internally and sent to Culinary and Rosewater teams and they were delighted. We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again at Rosewater restaurant.
Best regards, Doris Greif, General Manager

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

The lunch buffet was very limited in choice compared to the evening buffet. Overall food was ok, but not worth the money.

Thank Stevieb14324
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Doris G, General Manager at Rosewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2013

Dear Guest,

Greetings from Jumeirah at Etihad Towers!

Thank you for your comments, they are always appreciated.

Your constructive comments raised have been taken on board and are currently being looked into internally.

We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again at Rosewater restaurant.

Best regards,

Doris Greif
General Manager

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Actually my friend recommend this restaurant..once you enter you will fell so welcomed and special..the staff are so professional, quite busy when we had a dinner but still we experienced the excellent service,everybody are smiling and greeted you. A plenty of food which you dont know where to start even. I've been from other buffet restaurant but this is the best and huge selections I've ever seen. Definitely will come back again and again.

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1  Thank James L
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Doris G, General Manager at Rosewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Dear James,
Thank you for comments and review of your dining experience at Rosewater restaurant. I’m very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner, both the service and culinary teams in Rosewater are also delighted.We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again at Rosewater restaurant, where you are always welcomed and fondly remembered.
Best regards, Doris Greif, General Manager

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Our tour had arranged both dinner and breakfast buffets at the Rosewater Restaurant. The restaurant was extremely busy maybe due to some conference as many diners were in suits.

Selection of food was abundant and the smoothies in the morning were very good. There were cooking stations for waffles, pancakes, French toast and crepes. However, the bagels were really disappointing as it was crushed like a crepe instead of being toasted to apply creme cheese on top.

Just a word of caution was that buffets in Abu Dhabi and Dubai did not include the final tea or coffee. At the end of our dinner buffet, we were being asked 'tea or coffee?', without mentioning it was not included in the buffet. Afterwards, the waiter requested us to pay around US$7 for each drink as well as those consumed by other tour members who had left the table. We refused to pay because we were just being asked what we liked to drink without mentioning it came at extra cost. The waiter said he would checked with his supervisor and never came back. Under normal circumstances if guests requested for beer and/or soft drinks etc., the waiter would advise how much it cost and collect the money immediately, not after someone has left the table. Think the staff need a bit more training.

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Thank cutiedoggy13
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Doris G, General Manager at Rosewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for comments and review of your experience at Rosewater Restaurant, I’m sincerely sorry to hear that your dining experience was tarnished.

Thank you also for your constructive criticism regarding the bagels on the breakfast buffet which we have certainly taken on board. Our buffet prices do not include any beverages, but the waiter should have come back to you with a reply. I have personally addressed this with the team and we have reinforced training to ensure this is not repeated.

I do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in the future and confident an updated and fresh critique and review of our services will prove more positive.

Yours sincerely,

Doris Greif
General Manager

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