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Captain's Arms English Pub

) #299 of 1,977 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi ££ - £££ , British,
Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi 46066, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 644 6666
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi 46066, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Drinks are good but food selection could be better. Had to eat inside recently and found it less than good. it was very noisy and some of the customers were extremely loud, even after staff told them to be quiet. As i said the food...More

Thank BrianNortern
Yves T, General Manager at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Dear Brian Nortern, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will surely be shared with the concerned departments. It is unfortunate to hear that we were unable to meet your expectations and for that I must extend our...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Up to the end of May, sitting outside this pub is a very pleasant experience. But then it gets too hot and you need to sit inside. The problem being (as with other places in the UAE) that all the smokers move inside too and...More

Thank John G
Yves T, General Manager at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Dear John G Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and beverages at Captain’s Arms. Your feedback regarding the indoor areas have been duly noted and will be discussed...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Came here on a Thursday night and the place as packed outside. Managed to find a table outside and it took about 25 minutes to get served (after getting up and speaking with a server three times). It was a great party atmosphere. Live band,...More

Thank Damon A
Yves T, Director of Food and Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Damon A, We appreciate your feedback. Captains Arms is a popular pub in Abu Dhabi and we are usually very busy on a Thursday. Please accept our apologies for the delays of your order, I am happy to read that you had a nice...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have eaten on several occasions at the Captain's Arms at Le Meridien in the Tourist Club Abu Dhabi and I can't say I am wowed over by the food. The atmosphere out on the terrace is the main attraction during the cooler winter months...More

Thank spotonagain
Stuart B, Director of Food and Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Dear spotonagain, Thank you for taking your time to write your review about Captain’s Arms. I am sorry to read that you are not satisfied with the food in Captain’s Arms and we will for sure work on the points raised by you. Thank you...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We spent two pleasant evenings in the beer garden whilst on holiday here. A reminder of warm summer evenings at home in the midst of Abu Dhabi. Enjoyed the live music being played.More

Thank 918JanetH7
Stuart B, General Manager at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, we are happy to read you enjoyed your time with us. The Village is indeed a unique garden in Abu Dhabi. It is home to a number of restaurants and pubs, ranging from American, Italian and English...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

It was a good place, the drinks are good. The burger is nice, the chips are not that good. Seemed like frozen and not fresh chips. The fish and chips needs improvement. :) But the place and drinks are fine. As well as music selection.More

Thank Jayrille Rose N
Stuart B, Director of Food & Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Dear Jayrille Rose N, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you take your time to write a review on your experience in Captain's Arms. Your points are noted and we take the opportunity to improve. We hope that we live up to your...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Drinking den with claustrophobic bar and large outdoor drinking area. Popular with Brits and Filipinos. Happy hours prices good up to 7pm

Thank John J
Stuart B, Director of Food & Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear John J, Thank you very much for your feedback. We hope that you enjoyed your visit and that we will see you with us soon again. Best regards, Kristofer Bremstrom Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had a nice evening here while on holiday. We ate Fish n chips and chicken wraps with chips. Both very good, good value and tasty. Nice to sit outside in the beer garden.More

Thank Helssuomi
Stuart B, Director of Food & Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Dear Helssuomi, Thank you very much for your feedback. We really appreciate that you take your time to write your reviews. We are delighted to know that you had a wonderful dinner in Captains Arms. We are looking forward to welcome you soon. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

They boast 11 differnt beers, sadly 9 were lagers. As with the hotel wine selection is poor. Service was OKMore

Thank P0acher
Stuart B, Director of Food & Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Dear P0acher, Thank you for taking your time to write your feedback. Your points are noted and we will review the opportunity to change. In terms of beer we have certain limitations, however on the wine side we can offer a larger range of products....More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

First night at the hotel after a long trip due to missed connection so wanted something I knew. So went to the Captains Arms and ordered fish and chips. I was surprised by the presentation. Fish was in form of Gojons/fingers in a paper cone...More

Thank ohayo1
Stuart B, Director of Food & Beverage at Captain's Arms English Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Dear ohayo1, Thank you for your good reviews and we are delighted to know that you enjoy the food and had a nice time with Captains Arms. Rest assured that we will pass all your points to the team. We are looking forward to see...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi 46066, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 644 6666
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Description
One of the city's favourite traditional English pubs, Captain's Arms serves the most relished beverages and conventional English food to go along. You may enjoy indoor seating or the terrace overlooking the verdant Centre Garden.
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