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“Hidden Gem”
Review of RARE

RARE
Ranked #1,042 of 9,929 Restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: European, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Oak Wood Fire Grill. Carefully selected ingredients, passionately prepared and matched to produce flavorful and elegantly presented dishes. Emphasis is placed on classic dishes with some modern twists as well as introducing some uncommon and interesting ingredients for guests to experience. Whether dining indoors or on the terrace, savor the view of the lush polo field and Dubai skyline beyond. Vintage Brunch is served on Fridays and Saturday's Two Chill Brunch is served on Saturdays.
Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

After searching for a restaurant in dubai, we chose this one as it had good reviews and was in a hotel…
After a treacherous drive and taking many a wrong turn we finally arrived and were greeted by some lads ready to valet our hire car. However once we stepped inside the hotel and was at the desk of the restaurant we thought it was closed as no one was they, we was about to leave when some guy came to the rescue and seated us.
Apart from being the only ones there the decorum was wonderful and it had a half open kitchen which is always nice.
Our starters arrived and I ordered the lobster soup which was exquisite, and possibly one of the best soups I have ever had. However the show really started when we got round to the main course, and what a great experience. I chose the most expensive steak option Australian sirloin. And it didn't disappoint. It was done perfectly how I asked, rare (pardon the pun).
The waiter was abit shy and quiet however was friendly and helpful.
Overall I was very pleased with the experience. Also if you want a really nice way to round up the night head to the back of the building and have a shish outside on the terrace.

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Thank Josh G
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

We had a perfect dinner with great steaks and starters. The service was outstanding and Abhi did a very good job to make us feel very comfortable. Surprisingly we got always some little extras as sorbets and sweets afterwards. The location is a bit outside Dubai but very recommedable

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Thank Henning R
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

We booked here for an Iftar near the end of Ramadan and wish we'd gone sooner.
I would happily have come back again if there had been time,
The food was amazing. Lovely hot and cold mezze, choice of main course, which was cooked to order and as for the desert buffet WOW.
The staff were lovely and so informative about the restaurant, giving us details of their normal menu.
We have since booked to come back for a Brunch in the near future and no doubt will also be trying their evening menu soon and the Polo high tea too.
The views across the polo field towards the Dubai skyline in the dark were lovely and no doubt when there's a match on it will be even better.

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Thank Dilys G
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

I've been living in Dubai for years and only just discovered Rare Restaurant, truly Amazing!!! IMPRESSIVE city line view and FANTASTIC Iftar Meal! And will not forget the full attentive staff that took care of us the whole evening! Daphie and her staff did GREAT! Guess getting lost sometimes leads to unforgettable night. Must I say, Yes! we enjoyed it! Looking forward on our next visit!!!

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Thank Zoey Z
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Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

I went there on a date and I really enjoyed the romantic atmosphere and the candle light, the view to the pool is very nice and the staff is friendly. Definitely recommend it :)

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Thank Ghennoo
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