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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

) #30 of 1,959 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Asian, Thai
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6251
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“wasabi prawns” (31 reviews)
“beef rendang” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

All the good reviews that I have read about this property are true. Me and my best friend came for a quick dinner but ended up in such a so called "one fun night". I'm staying in a different hotel but a colleague recommends me...More

Thank myesugar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice ambiance cosy....although strikes you as posh when you first enter...good choice of Oriental food reasonably priced..had a nice thai red curry..

Thank snkay
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is great - place can get busy so best reserve a table. Love the Braised Ribs - ideal for a starter

Thank james1707
Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved the ambience , very chilled out, nice music. the food was even better, tasty and good portions. The service was very friendly and helpful. we even got very good suggestions from their Cuban Manager... so cool ... nice mix :)

Thank Yury22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, after a while I am in chao GAO again . I have to say they impressed me again the food quality was superb . The wasabi prawns was out of this world . All the food was great . My friend is here for...More

Thank waheeb a
Reviewed 17 June 2017

CHO GAO Brunch 🌟🌟🌟🌟 After been craving for months, finally got to try this. Arrived 1210hrs, restaurant very quiet. We were the *only* table. 🤣 Its was "All you can order" ala carte menu, For 200dhs Nett including water & ice tea. 3selection of Ice...More

1  Thank Alice K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

MY friends and I have been coming to Cho Gao for a few years and it never disappoints. The food is excellent...favourites include the Wasabi Prawns and the Beef Rendeng. Our favourite barman Jude will certainly make sure the drinks keep flowing making a wicked...More

1  Thank Scotlasi
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited there 2 days ago with colleagues. We had dinner and a few drinks. We ordered satay & tempura for appetizers; chicken pillow & green beef curry for the mains. Everything was mouth-watering. Their sticky rice was heavenly! I definitely would recommend this restaurant!More

Thank xhryzthelle
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear Xhryzthelle, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao on TripAdvisor. Your comment truly means a lot to the team. We are glad our hard efforts have exceeded in satisfying your taste buds. Once again thank you for your great review and recommendation. We...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I really love their Cho Gao Platter. I wished they'll bring back the shrimp covered potato instead of the siomai. I do think its unique especially combined with the delicious peanut butter sauce! They serve good fish crackers for free while you wait for your...More

Thank Karla R
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear Karla R, Thank you for sharing your dining experience in Cho Gao and for letting us know on the things and dishes you liked. We have forwarded to Chef Areewan your concern about the Cho Gao platter. Glad to know too how much you...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lots of great food choices. Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Indonesian food. Some dishes can get little pricey, but very high quality food with generous portions. The service was great. The decor is contemporary and casual. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Joe L
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Dear Joel L, Thank you so much for your amazing review and recommendation. Glad to know of your great experience in Cho Gao. Did you know that we now have Asian Brunch every Friday and Saturday, from 12pm-4pm? We hope we can welcome you back...More

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Questions & Answers
9 March 2017|
Response from Sheron P |
We do have rich paper rolls.wrk-fry veg ,fish off the day Duck .
11 June 2016|
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Response from Boyblue5 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 6251
  • E-mail
Welcome to Cho Gao Asian Experience. A 21st century eatery combined with the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. When you visit ho Gao, you will experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia. The heart of a Cho Gao restaurant is an escape for all the senses, a unique Asian experience offering all the surprise ingredients built around the contrasting tastes and smells found in east Asian streets & their unique cultures.With its relaxed inviting atmosphere, Cho Gao cleverly combines a contemporary chic bar that compliments Cho Gao's casual dining style. A perfect escape from the working day, Cho Gao promises to be 'the' destination in Abu Dhabi. Open: 12:00 - 01:00 daily
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