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“Channels in Media Rotana”
Review of Channels

Channels
Ranked #504 of 9,567 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Description: An informal yet stylish all day dining restaurant serving rich international buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner, where the guests can choose from various live cooking stations. A la Carte option is available as well.
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Channels in Media Rotana”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Stunning set up, delicious food with a theme each night. Pleasant staff and excellent service. Mexican night was my preference

Visited June 2013
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Abu Dhabi
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant …!”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

The restaurant is really excellent. Variety is too much . Service is excellent . Quality is very good.
The only comment that they have three theme nights for Asian food . they need to look for different themes to satisfy every body .

  • Visited June 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Wrong theme night.”
Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

A lovely ambience setting. Staff pleasant and cheerful and more importantly, helpful. Paid 215 DBMS for all you can eat ( Brunch) and unlimited wines/beers. Starters were fab. Salads/fish/mussels and soup. But the mains, very disappointing. Served in kettle drums and barely warm. All dishes - Chicken/kebabs/Paella were dry due to kettle warming. Although the beef with black bean type sauce was the best. Sweets/cakes were also hard and possibly left out on racks for sometime. A plus note, drinks were plentiful. It has to be said I went on the pacific theme night. I would go again, to try another theme night.

Visited May 2013
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Worst buffet in Dubai...”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

This has to be one of the worst Rotana buffets in Dubai. I'm a big fan of Rotana but Channels has really let them down. The staff are generally rude and most unhelpful. The service is without doubt, the worst I have experienced in the UAE. Up to 20 mins waiting for a simple drink from a waitress. I was recently there for a Mexican themed night and the food in the hot plates were constantly running low and it was near on impossible to get one of the cooks at the live cooking stations to cook anything....they were never there or there was one cook for 10 hungry patrons. I'm 100% never coming back here!!!

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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast buffet”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

Nice and helpful staff, great diversity of food, and fantastic made-to-order eggs. Although not staying at the hotel, but on the other side of the street, we decided to have breakfast here, since our own hotel had terrible food.

Visited February 2013
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