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Marlins Restaurant

Marina Bandar Al Rhowda | Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 740038
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“black pudding” (6 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Arabic, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Marina Bandar Al Rhowda | Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, Muscat 113, Oman
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our go to breakfast place. Just us throughout most of the year but very happy to share it when family and friends came to visit. Beautiful location, fabulous breakfast choices, always cooked to perfection, and very good value for money. And this has...More

Thank Denise S
ColinR1846, Manager at Marlins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review it is much appreciated. We have worked hard on the restaurant and know that there is still aome way to go. Our 2nd rendition of the menu is about to be launched with some of the older...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here with a friend of ours who is living and working in Oman. He raved about the old place and was pleased it had reopened. That pleasure was short lived when he saw the changes to the menu, gone were all the old staples...More

Thank PineMonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bang average. If you're after burgers and pasta in Oman, then go right ahead. Drove there only to see the menu and leave...More

Thank HWellbelove
ColinR1846, Manager at Marlins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback. We have three menus in operation -bar bites, day menu and evening menu. I believe there is a wide variety of options on there beyond burgers (of which there is 1 x slider option + 1 x regular burger option). Our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been a regular at 'Blue Marlin' for the past ten years I finally decided to go and check out the refurbished 'Marlins' restaurant and bar at the Marina. The new look is actually OK. The outside area is comfortable with upgraded chairs and sofas...More

1  Thank FatGingerNeville
ColinR1846, Manager at Marlins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, much appreciated. The menu is a work in progress and more items are being added with time. I wi pass comments on to the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this place after our boat trip. It sits right in front of the pier, great location you can chill, having beers and enjoying the sea breeze. We ordered seafood platter which we expect to have fresh and nice quality seafood...More

Thank Eunice1224
ColinR1846, Manager at Marlins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. I will pass your comments on to the team. All our fish products are sourced from Muttrah fish market. We are looking to add more fish items in due course.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good service and friendly staff. Had a lovely lunch at the marina with some friends. Food was excellent.

2  Thank Joe E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the newly refurbished Marlins Restaurant last Thursday. Previously we enjoyed their traditional and slightly old fashioned food. During our visit we were happy to find our old favourites still on the menu, but we wanted to try out their Mediterranean inspired dishes...More

2  Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What happened to the Indian you used to make? We really love the fish Biryani most of all. Also the vegetarian jalfrezie is not there anymore?? Please bring this back, you have soooo many Indian customers coming!

2  Thank sunderbabu99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to sit by the pool and have a few beers, and they told us 3RO/ per person to drink by the pool - but free to sit on the other side of the brand new Berlin Wall (that now divides the pool area). 5...More

Thank kenm0072018
ColinR1846, General Manager at Marlins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thanks for your feedback. Our charges aren't in place yet so I am confused how this situation can be. I have PM'd you. THANKS

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always liked to visit the restaurant in the marina. We enjoy its waterfront Location. The Food used to be a little old fashioned, but still nice. But at our recent visit we had quite a surprise: the Marlin has been updated: gone is...More

2  Thank hilkaupperborg
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2018|
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Response from suza s | Property representative |
You need to get a taxi. If it's an orange cab you might be able to pay 5 OMR
11 August 2017|
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Response from suza s | Property representative |
Yes.. there is a swimming pool. It is free to use so long as you buy drinks or food from the restaurant / bar.
16 January 2017|
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Response from suza s | Property representative |
Please call the restaurant manager on 95125178. thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Bandar Al Rhowda | Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, Muscat 113, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968 24 740038
  • E-mail
Marlins offers international style cuisine as well as traditional fayre in an lively marine ambiance. Whether grabbing lunch, savouring amazing seafood while chilling by the pool, or enjoying a candle lit-dinner with friends and family the same standards of culinary excellence, service and personal attention pervade every aspect of the Marlins experience. Enjoy your meal indoors where the ambiance is warm and cozy or take in the picturesque views of the Marina from the pool side. For those planning special events, Marlins provides catering for large parties, wedding receptions, conferences and product launches. We have a fully licensed bar, and we can serve drink with your food, or while you relax by our swimming pool. Our menus (day, Bar Bites and evening) are online on our Facebook page. We look forward to welcoming you very soon. The Restaurant Team
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