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Souk Madinat Jumeirah | Shop #21, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 558 1769
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“murgh makhani” (5 reviews)
“curry” (23 reviews)
“butter chicken” (23 reviews)
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Souk Madinat Jumeirah | Shop #21, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice meal here, ordered too much and gave us a doggy bag! Excellent service from the lovely Durga- very attentive and a credit to the restaurant

Thank julian r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We specifically advise shrimps with mustard and coconut sauce and the butter chicken. Nice view, nice service. Spinach and mushroom were average.

Thank Thomas-Angeliki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect starter nice main courses and very friendly waitress (Durga / employee of the month). We can strongly recommend the place.

Thank lehmannchristoph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times over the past 10 years or so and it never fails to deliver. Located by the waterside in the Madinat Jumeirah the location is great, but it’s the food that is key. Terrific food, beautifully cooked and served...More

Thank Capt_Kendoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Evening dinners are picturesque with the Grand Mosque by the canal. Good food with your choice of drinks. Well done appetizers & biryani. Staff were really attentive & courteous with us. Kamlesh & Durga did make us feel comfortable and took care of our dinner...More

Thank Augustine J
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Disappointed after seeing raving reviews, Fatty, salty curries, nothing great sadly. Not sure why some people really recommend it, it is not healthy so I did not enjoy it, apart from the stunning views of the Grand Mosque.

Thank Highexpects
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We stayed at the Shangri-la for a week and ended up eating here three times during our stay. We had visited once before on a previous stay so we knew the food was good. The staff here are so attentive and will advise you in...More

Thank Smurfsty
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting overlooking the channel of water in the souk .... the food was authentic , freshly prepared and absolutely delicious. Have been here twice and will definitely go back . It also accepts the entertainer app so that was a plus. The dessert menu...More

Thank luvtrav37
Reviewed 23 December 2017

it is not my first time to dine in . the food is nice and the atmosphere was fantastic but the prices are to much over .

Thank Taha J
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A welcome addition to the Friday brunch scene for a casual dining experience with kids. Food was anything but casual and was excellent as Ushna is typically consistently good. Highlights were the cocktail samosa, malai shrimp, pudina chicken tikka, pani puri, murgh makhani, nalli roganjosh,...More

Thank gambit76
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15 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
You should definitely call them & let them know in advance. Most good restaurants help with these requests
2 April 2015|
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Response from NavneetBithra | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but preferable is smart casual !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk Madinat Jumeirah | Shop #21, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 558 1769
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Cooking at Ushna has always been an inspirational affair. Fresh ingredients, high quality produce,consistency in every action and an open attitude to cooking are the four virtues that form the soul of the Ushna Kitchen.Our menu encompasses regional Indian classics presented in contemporary style that are best paired with wines or with one of the many Ushna Signature cocktails. Ushna has been awarded the coveted ‘Time Out Best Indian Restaurant Award’ for 4 consecutive years, the ‘What’s On Favorite Indian Restaurant’ and has been the recipient of three consecutive ‘Gourmet Abu Dhabi’ awards too - testament of its consistency in delivering excellent dining experiences over the years.
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