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“Not to be missed...”
Review of Al Hambra

Al Hambra
Ranked #244 of 9,534 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $34 - $79
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Al Hambra is traditional Spanish eatery with an unerring knack of making you feel at home. You'd be forgiven for thinking you're in a bustling Valencian taverna - but one glance at the view of the palm-fringed canals from the terrace will remind you of your romantic Gulf location. Take your pick from a parade of colourful plates, each filled with fresh, seasonal and sometimes surprising ingredients, all served in a casual family-style setting. Try the zingy gazpacho or chorizo frito, or work your way through a delicious pile of calamari rings, king prawns, or our popular chicken and rabbit paella. Locals and travellers alike come to Al Hambra to experience not just its extensive menu of authentic tapas and rustic regional Spanish cuisine, but for its lively atmosphere too. It's a perfect setting for al fresco dining or just to enjoy the city's best sangrias (served in generous clay pitchers).We are offering 20% (twenty percent) discount for Spanish nationals.
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“Not to be missed...”
Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

The scenery is that of al qasr, an authentic gem in madinat jumeirah. The place is a superb Spanish atmosphere, simple yet elegant and classy. The food is what you are looking for when you book in a top Dubai venue. And make sure you don't miss out on the fried chorizo nor on the tosta de jamon serrano in the hot tapas list... Will surely come back

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London, United Kingdom
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“Slice of Spain in Dubai”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This time at Madinat we got to go on the abras, little ferry boats on the hotels creek, which got our evening off to a great start! I took some visitors and we had a very pleasant evening at Al Hambra eating delicious tapas and drinking sangria! We had an entertainer voucher so received some money off. It was a little quiet inside so the atmosphere was low key but this did not concern us. The staff were incredibly friendly and pleasant with a natural charm and the food was excellent - it arrived so quickly too which was great as we were hungry. A super, easy and relaxed evening out at Madinat.

  • Visited January 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Fantastic Spanish Restaurant in Dubai”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

I visited this restaurant and I was fascinated with the experience, the place is just lovely, best service in Dubai so far, food excellent and truly spanish flavor, the live music from charming spanish duo gives the 5 stars touch to this place and creating the perfect atmosphere, while you are dining and listening gipsy kings you feel like in Spain!
I recommend this restaurant to everyone, have a try, you'll love it!

  • Visited January 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Friday brunch is a must when visiting Dubai”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

A visit to dubai is not completed without the Friday Brunch at Al Qasr, book a table well in advance and enjoy the most fantastic brunch around including great drinks and sparkling wine.

The food is great, my favorite was the barbeque selection and the sushi, being a little pricy make sure that you spend the whole afternoon eating and enjoying the site fully.

  • Visited December 2012
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Toddington, United Kingdom
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“Exceptional”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

This restaurant improves with every visit. This time we visited Al Hambra with my wife and I. So for us a totally different experience as we wanted a more romantic feel without the children, we were not let down. We had our favourite dishes and wine and had the benefit of an off the menu special organised by Maximilian the manager, who again couldn't do enough for us with the ultimate surprise of arranging musicians to sing happy birthday to me while his staff presented me with a birthday cake. First class service. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is visiting Dubai as we have now experienced it at all levels, with a large family and now a romantic evening as a couple. I Cannot wait to go back.

  • Visited December 2012
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