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Shakespeare and Co

The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 329 1040
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (8 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently tried the Breakfast and it was delicious. The price is moderate and the ambient is too good. We certainly recommend this to everyone.More

Thank Syed Fasihuddin A
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Syed Fasihuddin A, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Situated in a small courtyard adjacent to the St. Regis Hotel in Saadiyat Island, only 50 metres from the lobby. This cafe is run independently from the hotel. The service is very good. The menu is extensive, from cakes through to really great main courses,...More

Thank Finbarr D
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Finbarr D, for visiting our restaurant, for the recommendation and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant with traditional English breakfast, healthy options and good for kids as well. Really enjoyed it here and definitely one to visit again and again. I do believe they should have a designated smoking area to avoid non smokers and children getting the smoke...More

Thank vikr0am
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much vikr0am, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and good service...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Especially to mention here are the delicious French fries with spicy herbs. Also very recommendable but totally different cause healthy and tasty is the green dragon Smoothie. Staff is very kind.More

Thank happy_christen
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you very much happy_christen, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent early morning breakfast experience: * Eggs Florentine was delicious and portion was just right * ambiance and dining area well-maintained and clean * servers were polite and helpful: I was assisted by Mohamed who was hospitable and polite and made sure...More

Thank abnerbono
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much abnerbono, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time over there. The decor and the ambience reminds me of the gilded age. Our waiter Jonathan was very friendly. Excellent service! We'll be back!More

Thank Jensen M
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much Jensen M, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Food - it is delicious and their desserts are not too sweet. I also love their chocolates. Service - 5/5 I love how warm and very friendly their staffs are. Restaurant - i love the ambiance of their decors. Very cool and appealing to the...More

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ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you very much piggybeartravels, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Shakespeare stands out for their decor, amazing deserts, and amazing menu. I usually go there for breakfast. We ordered Eggs Benedict and some Saj Manakeesh. Everything was very delicious and well presented except the hollandaise sauce, it did not taste like hollandaise sauce. It was...More

Thank NoWhereNorth
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were hesitant eating here after reading some of the reviews however food, service and atmosphere were all great. We tried breakfast first which was reasonable, served quickly and tasty. Having had a good experience we went back during our stay at St. Regis for...More

Thank asilryan
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

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Thank 177aymanr
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

First of all - please allow us to sincerely apologize for the inconveniences caused, as the described does not reflect the usual level of service we strive to deliver and which our valued customers rightfully expect from us. It is those patrons like you, who...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 4 329 1040
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Description
Shakespeare and Co was established with the simple premise of serving great quality food, providing friendly and efficient service in a warm atmosphere reminiscent of home. Abiding by that philosophy has propelled the company's growth from its first establishment in 2001, to currently 18 company owned and operated outlets in the United Arab Emirates, and franchises in Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and the United States.
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