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Bord Eau

Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 509 8555
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“foie gras” (14 reviews)
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two very good meals in this restaurant, which shut on Weds 31st of May (during Ramadan) for a month. Other restaurants in the Shangri La remain open (Pearls and Caviar was shut for our stay however). It is pricey but the service is...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to start by saying that this Restaurant does not come cheap. It is not for the faint hearted. But if you like superb food, served by impeccable staff, with a warm and friendly atmosphere, in beautiful surroundings, then this is the place for...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last time i have been to that restaurant 4 years ago and decide to try it again. Beautiful ambiance, delicious french cuisine and attentive waiters. Thumbs up! My favourite of all times

Thank iren27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel and went to the restaurant. Initially though it was quite formal but was in keeping in traditional french style. Free champagne on arrival, free starter for my wife, food was really good. I had the lamb which was very...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is one of my hard-to-do reviews. But due to the outcome. I have to give the place a One. We signed up for the Special Bubbly Dinner. We had eaten at the other Shangri-La hotel restaurants and we excited about the set 3 course...More

Thank comst
Reviewed 17 April 2017

When deciding to look for restaurants to propose to my wife I came across this one. It has an amazing view overlooking the Grand Mosque. The atmosphere was perfect and the staff was friendly and assisted the whole evening. The chef even came out and...More

Thank jodaca9601
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The meal and wine pairings were exquisite. There were ten courses. All sized to enjoy the taste while not filling you up. This made for a long enjoyable evening.

Thank Jose O
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

5 course blind tasting menu with wine pairing 🤤👌highly recommended for any occasion! I missed to take pictures for most of the courses as the aromas was too tempting 🤷‍♀️ but we started off with Chef's special complimentary amuse-bouche, a creamy mushroom soup with 'escargot...More

Thank wanderlustfoodie28
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Having previously done the 7-course degustation with matching wines (which was excellent), we decided to go a la carte this time. Again, the food was outstanding, and the service excellent, without ever being overpowering (despite the fact that the restaurant was quiet).

Thank candm2009
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure to dine at the Bord eau and the experience was amazing. If you are looking for a French and delicate tastes, this is the place ! The testing menu was just excellent and the service perfect. The chef's cuisine is tasty,...More

Thank johanna s
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Othman B
Hi everyone, just wanted to quickly ask if this french restaurant have an english version of the menu? please help:)
10 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 100 - US$ 250
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
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: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 509 8555
  • E-mail
Bord Eau is the ultimate restaurant for French fine dining in Abu Dhabi. In the setting of a chic dining room that boasts opulent fabrics and furniture, the chef de cuisine prepares seasonal fresh produce flown in from France and serves each dish as an artistic expression. Bord Eau offers a superb a la carte menu and for the ultimate Bord Eau experience, the blind tasting menu is a must. Quiet instrumentals and a warm ambiance complement the rich gastronomy to create an intimate dining experience. To maintain a peaceful environment, children under 12 years old are not permitted in the restaurant.
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