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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hammour” (3 reviews)
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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I entertained guests at Mezlai and we weren't dissappointed. Seated in one of the private rooms, we had a delightful time. We thought the food was quite good and especially enjoy the chicken livers with pomegranite syrup appetizer. The service was cordial...More

Thank ib2qtpie
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely restaurant at the Emirates Palace hotel. Warm evening weather made sitting in the beautiful garden a pleasure. Mixed starters were followed by traditional Middle Eastern main course. Kind an attentive service. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank StepneyTraveller
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Set inside the Emirates Palace hotel, it is a great location and the cabana seats overlooking the gardens is beautiful. However, I felt the food to be overpriced for what it was. The dishes were large, one main enough to share for 2, but the...More

Thank pinkchicken88
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed three excellent meal in this lovely restaurant. It's set in a garden at the Palace and has lovely seating, some in tents! The food was delicious and really tasty - really enjoyed the Biriyani and camel milk mousse. All the staff were excellent,...More

Thank Speges
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place lives up to all the hype. It is indeed majestic and deserves it palace title. We dined at it Emerati restaurant Mezlai, which was wonderful, and then took a long leisurely stroll around the hotel and grounds...oohing and aahing all the way. Certainly...More

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I ate here several times whilst holidaying at the Emirates Palace. We ate from the half board menu, and the choice was excellent. In fact, there was something from the Al la Carte menu which I liked the look of, and the...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is a unique 5 star emarati restaurant, they offer authentic dishes such as veal Haris, thareed and madfoon... such dishes are offered in local weddings. All the dishes were delicious and full of flavour. Chicken liver was very fresh and tasty as a starter....More

Thank muna z
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this place twice only for my all-time favourite which is their mughrabia with scallops! it's highly recommended for it's rich luxurious flavour and texture. I also had the emirati raghab bread which is average, nothing extraordinary. The orange date cheesecake is really good too...More

Thank renztaurant
Reviewed 14 July 2017

After an almost perfect meal at Sayad the prior evening, it was a culture shock to be handed food so heavily over spiced. Maybe in the olden days on a safari through the deserts this kind of spicing was necessary to disguise the aromas of...More

Thank opete
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Visit the Mezlai for a taste of Emirati dishes at the best. We loved the baked hamour, but quite frankly the whole menu is good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
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