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“Nice set up terrible manager” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Belgian Beer Cafe

Belgian Beer Cafe
Ranked #275 of 9,408 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice set up terrible manager”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

great venue and good staff good quality food and beer. The bad part is the manager of this bar. We ordered 3 burgers and the nice waitress misheard us and brought 3 servings of 3 mini burgers to the table. We explained that this was not our order and she understandably tried to convince us otherwise as is typical here. When we asked to speak to the manager, he was extremely rude and suggested that people in Dubai regularly order food and return it or don't pay for it. When we joked that it doesn't make sense for 3 people to order 3 servings of mini burgers, he said that was a "ridiculous"statement. While we got what we ordered originally, the manager's attitude was disappointing to say the least and embarrassing as we had a guest from out of town and we had raved about Belgian beer cafe. I recommend you still go but hopefully your waiter/waitress gets your order right and you don't have to deal with the genius that runs this place.

Visited November 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Great selection and surroundings.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Lovely bar, was pretty busy but nice vibe and good selection of beers. Highly recommend the kriek, which is on tap.

Visited October 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good beer on tap”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013

Loud people, loud music, un-attentive staff, mediocre food, good beer! The place is crowded, very smoky, and overall, not worth the money spent. There are many more options in Dubai where you can spend an enjoyable evening with a large group of friends.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Worst steak and service iv had in a long time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

Three of our party had steak of which all three were over cooked. When the manager came down he argued with us on who was right and wanted us to cut our steaks down the middle to prove to him we were right!!!! With that he was swiftly told where to go! If your chef is worth his money he should be able to cook a steak evenly. New steaks arrived with the now 2 of the three again over cooked! We were too hungry to wait so we eat.

To top it off the steak wasnt seasoned and very tough.

  • Visited September 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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586 reviews
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“Good Varity of Mussels dishes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

Actually I used to go to Belgian Beer Cafe in Le Meridian Abu Dhabi. My favorite dish there is the Mussels served with French fries. I visited many branches for this restaurant in Dubai also, but my favorite one is the one located in Madinat Jumairah because it's location overlooking the water and nice traditional designed buildings.

  • Visited April 2013
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