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Cafe Arabia

#103 of 1,899 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
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Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is like the colours of the rainbow and yet chic and stylish at the same time. The interior is full of wonders, most of which are available to buy. Lanterns, lamps, art, plates, a true mish mash of Arabian flavours. The food is good too. Plenty of choice, with traditional choice through to continental. Loved it. The bookshelves... More 

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Thank MKG79
Muscat, Oman
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Arabia is one of the unique coffee shops in Abu Dhabi. They have that special ambiance that differentiates them from the rest. It is nested in a villa with a multi-thematic decor. Pictures of worldwide famous people are decorating a wall, a mini library on another wall... Their food is light and delicious It's a destination where you can... More 

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Thank maisaaksal
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and coffee with a friend. Excellent grilled salmon salad. Nice outdoor patio for having coffees :) upstairs roof is closed..

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Thank alexandercarlb
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered berries pancakes, American breakfast, and pasta carbonara. It was all taste nice. We also love the ambience, with the music and decoration. Will visit the place again some other time :)

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Thank Hasan J
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Cafe Arabia today, we have a new colleague and as I have eaten Camel meat many times before, I encouraged him to try the camel burger. I am sorry to say that I may as well have been eating at Burger King....the patty needed to be minced down more and between the over powering amount of... More 

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Thank cheryltodd13
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely relaxing evening. Food was delicious and service was really good. We came together as flatmates and as friends to bid farewell to two ladies going away for a while. We are glad we came it was lovely

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Thank Arcilia K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic food! Recommend falafel, sweet potato salad, chicken skewers and great desserts.

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Thank Anna H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at this cafe! If you are in Abu Dhabi, definitely give it a try :) Was sitting outside and had great chicken Panini, worth the try

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted promptly and seated at our table. The servers took our order promptly and constantly met with a smile. The food was lovely. We couldn't fault a thing. We'll be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must try here..... yummy yummy The service is amazing! The staff is very friendly and welcoming. A place we visit over and over again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 75
Cuisine
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
Description
Cafe Arabia is a cultural venue, with three floors featuring Middle eastern culture, Art, English and Arabic library, open roof top terrace with seasonal events, grills, and The first floor Gallery. Food is freshly made to order ,family style meals, fusion and traditional hand me down recipes from family and friends. Our drinks are all made to order. We have perfect space for both business events and personal events . Cafe floors can be fully reserved for functions, we have a catering department ready to cater for all your events. Casual dinning

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