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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 (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know some will love the decor. But I didn't. The problem is that some areas like the cracked floor, the beaten up kitchen door etc just look badly maintained. The huge air con machines in the centre of the cafe dont help the look. The kitchen itself is closed away and very small Food however was much better than... More 

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Thank TootingMike
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much TootingMike, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious, fresh products and well cooked. We ordered lentil soup, beef tenderloin and chicken. Waiters are fast and polite, particularly Ravi, Pramesh and Rahman.

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ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Hi Asiya23! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and you were happy with the services provided by our staffs. We pride ourselves in delivering an exceptional experience for all our patrons through our high standard quality of food and service. Thank you for recognizing our colleagues Ravi, Pramesh and Rahman. It will be our... More 

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited Dalma mall branch. Nice ambient & great staff. Ordered French toast & poached egg wit salmon & spinach. Portion is huge. Gd value. Cff/tea came with nice biscuits. Overall great experience definitely will return again.

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Thank Alice K
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Alice K, 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 service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons... More 

Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Every time I come here I get the eggs Benedict and they have never disappointed ever, best for a breakfast experience

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Thank jamesreilly123
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much jamesreilly123, 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 service do not go unnoticed. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope... More 

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We ve been there for breakfast. They have a terrace which is quiet. We took egg benedicts and the the fraisier. It was very good and service is efficient. The fraisier is just amazing! One of my favorite spot for alfresc breakfast in Abu Dhabi!

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Thank jglassey .
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much jglassey, 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 great ambiance do not go unnoticed. We hope that you will continue to patronize us.... More 

Turriff, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick snack while visiting the souk, it was nice good service clean and not to pricey

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Thank Irene H
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Irene H, 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 do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I went there with my partner, bcs we saw from outside that is very nice enviroment, so we check the menu, and we decide to go in. Nobody was there to greet us, to ask if we need help, table, anything, just a waiter on section eho was little surprised when he saw us in middle of restaurant, even he... More 

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Thank Ultras C
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Ultras C for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review. While we wish your experience was better, it is feedback like this that we learned from and used to improve. Please allow us to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused, as the described does not reflect the usual level of... More 

ABUDHABI UAE
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304 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Located in the Central market, Shakspeare & Co is a great place to have breakfast in a relaxed quaint setting. When we went in on Friday late morning, there were lots of families with kids and the general buzz and atmosphere was conducive for a casual leisurely breakfast. We had Blue berry Pancakes with maple syrup, Turkey bacon cheese Crepe... More 

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Thank UNNIMAYA
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much UNNIMAYA, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. We are pleased to read that you and the family liked the atmosphere of the place! We have duly noted your comment in regards to the quality of the pancake - and we would like to... More 

San Diego, California, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Enjoy stopping in at Shakespeare for breakfast dinner or lunch. Good quality food at a fair price. Family friendly atmosphere.

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Thank William P
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much William P, 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 service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons... More 

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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for both breakfast and dinner, very reasonable prices for Abu Dhabi and the food is lovely, with an amazing selection, the service great and the place is super cute.

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Thank Keyoung14
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Keyoung14, 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 service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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