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Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
+968(0)2477 6565
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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We're staying in the al Waha hotel and we have breakfast here every morning. It offers a wide variety of international foods of high quality and the service is impeccable, would recommend.

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Thank grassisgreena
London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I visited whist in Muscat for 3 days. I was staying at the hotel and ate there on one of the nights. The food was enjoyable the service polite and attentive. There is a selection of wines and beers including draft beer.

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Thank Vidi_10
Dubai
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149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very nice selection of breakfast items - lots to choose from. Lunch is also great value with plenty of dishes.

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Thank Emily C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very average meals. Not bad at all, but keep your expectation down. Problem was the servise, to clean the table after you finnished the meal took so long. Don't sit outside, buffet is far away. Tou have to walk too much.

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Bahrain
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The breakfast buffet at Samba was nice, but limited. There weren't a lot of options for vegetarians and vegans. Most of the food was greasy. The fruit tasted like it was a day old, and the croissants were definitely not fresh. The bread section was great, and I opted for a dark rye bread. They had at least 6 different... More 

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Thank Aysha B
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great buffet. plenty of choice to choose from , The restaurant offers a great variety of food. Only issue is no soft drinks offered in buffet, other than that there is something for every one.

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Thank 13Tasneem
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138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Excellent buffet. Loads of selection, and very willing to accommodate food requests. Massive dessert selection. Live cooking stations for breakfast to lunch. Very helpful staff.

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Thank dxbjamn
Muscat, Oman
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We dined at Samba for a supposed birthday dinner party for our friend. The restaurant offered a good variety of food, being indian cuisine dominating the courses. Food is good however i feel it can improve, especially if one has to consider the value of the money. In one occasion, i feel that the lunch buffet fare better than the... More 

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Thank JCILIM1986
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It was with our BNB stay in the hotel. The food is very delicious and there is a very nice variety . You can find sugar free and gluten free options as well as Asian and vegetarian options . Strongly recommend

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Thank Maikamar
Manama, Bahrain
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337 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great Choice of Latin food options and good breakfast too, compare to Al Tanoor the choices are limited for the breakfast but the sea food buffet dinner is worth the money especially if you enjoy continental style shellfish options

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat Postcode 100, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968(0)2477 6565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?