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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
18:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there because of good reviews about seafood. 5 stars + to all the staff for the courtesy (they provided me with a thobe because I was wearing shorts and there is a dress code). On top of that, suggestions on the menu items were...More

1  Thank manlog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I were referred to this restaurant by our hotel and it was nothing short of the best dining experience I have ever had. The service was incredibly kind, welcoming, and had a great sense of humor. Our food was both delicious and...More

2  Thank Kris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the menu for half board, mainly because we had the option as part of our room rate. This menu however should be comparable to the al a carte menu. If it was then I feel sorry for the al a carte guests. Our...More

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2  Thank PaulDWest-Sussex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our team dined at the Sayad Restaurant earlier this week and the experience was truly phenomenal. Sayed offers Impeccable service, fabulous food and ambiance that set's itself apart from other fine dinning establishments.

3  Thank magellan636
Reviewed 14 July 2017

With a focus on seafoods we found everything too like here. The freshness, flavoring so, and presentations were outstanding. I could eat herer forever and never leave.

2  Thank opete
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We are staying at Westin and wanted to try Bussola as it was recommended as one of the best restaurants at the hotel. First impression was quite good; nice atmosphere and decor, service minded staff and actually quite good food. However, a pleasant dining experience...More

1  Thank superto
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can choose among three restaurants all in all, but after our first visit it was perfectly obvious that we had to return the next day.

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2  Thank hannfie
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It has been an amazing evening at the Sayad restaurant. Loved the food and its presentation. The tomato soup with lobster and 24k gold is amazing, so is the fresh fish they served. We loved the souffle as dessert too! Very recommended!

2  Thank XaviMessi
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have tried many restaurants in Abu Dhabi, however Sayad stayed truly in our hearts. The place is just extraordinary. The food presentation and taste is far above usual experience. Service is also excellent and we regret we didnt found this place earlier so we...More

1  Thank 565michele
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Truly amazing experience. Delicious food, excellent service. Chef Tomas came to greet us which was a great moment. Very much recommended!

2  Thank Iva N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Rd, 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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With our beautiful year round sunshine, and perfect location by the sea, it is no surprise that Emirates Palace excels in serving the best seafood in Abu Dhabi. Sayad Restaurant (Sayad is Arabic for 'fisherman') offers discerning seafood lovers a daily menu of light and delicious fare with a fresh, modern twist from our kitchens. Our talented and passionate chefs are excited when it is time to inspect the daily catch. They use their skills, creativity and international inspirations to craft fresh dishes each day for your delectation. As is befitting of the best seafood restaurant Abu Dhabi, the Sayad Restaurant creations are crafted to bring out the delicate and delectable flavours of each fish and crustacean. Cool, contemporary décor and a stylized interior design create a classical and chic atmosphere that makes Sayad the ideal dining venue. This is the perfect choice for stylish modern couples, best friends catching up over dinner, business movers and shakers, and of course lovers of fine dining.
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