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Shakespeare and Co

The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 329 1040
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (8 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 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....More

Thank TootingMike
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.

1  Thank Asiya23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Alice K
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 experienceMore

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...More

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!More

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...More

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 priceyMore

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...More

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...More

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...More

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...More

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...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

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

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...More

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.More

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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, 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
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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.