We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spice Mela - CLOSED

Rosewood Abu Dhabi | Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi 41184, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 813 5552
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Dec 2016
“A Top Class Indian Restaurant in Abu Dhabi”
23 Nov 2015
“Ecellent Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rosewood Abu Dhabi | Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi 41184, United Arab Emirates
All Details
Reviews (124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2015

Food is really good with a great range of authentic cuisine. In particular the trio of curries is becoming a firm favourite. The lamb is of great quality. The chicken very succulent with a wonderful spicy but not too powerful taste. And to top it...More

6  Thank PickyPrincess2
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We frequently eat at the Rosewood, but this was our first visit to Spice Mela. We had the tasting menu with wine pairing, and at the end of the meal were only disappointed that we had not visited sooner. All of the courses were great,...More

5  Thank al_in_muscat
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Fantastic restaurant, great food there and more service than you could ever expect. I visited on a Sunday night (Saturday's they are closed). I was seated promptly and then given a warm towel which was a lovely touch. The menu is not extensive but there...More

7  Thank MelbScotty
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Really a memorable dining experience.Great service and food.Staffs were really helpful to selecting menu.'Chicken Angara' is really recommendable and the 'Tasting menu' was really great creation.Special thanks to Spice Mela team specially Altaf who recommend us the menu and Muthu for a memorable evening.

6  Thank dhilinsunder
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The food and service at Spice Mela is absolutely outstanding. We went for the tasting menu and enjoyed every single element of it. It is most probably one of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi.

6  Thank Andreas-Schiffer
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Coming to Spice Mela is like visiting your favourite aunt for dinner. From the warm welcome that greets you at the doorstep to the staff that not only enquire after your well being but also remember things about you from your last visit like where...More

5  Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Absolute the best Indian resturent i have tried, especially the spicy lamp chops are nasty fantastic, but over all everything at Spice Mela are super good.

3  Thank Mto56
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Spice Mela's experience was exceptional. The service is fantastic and the food simply exquisite. The cuisine is so refined and very well presented. The Chef has great combinations, adaptations and ideas that takes you on a real exploration journey through fine indian cuisine. Spice Mela...More

5  Thank Marcel H
Reviewed 14 March 2015

If you are uncertain or hesitant about Indian cuisine you need to try Spice Mela! Trust me ... your opinion regarding indian food will change forever! Spice Mela is not like the others, the ambience, the service but above all the food is simply perfect!...More

6  Thank LVV8778
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Spice Mela remains a class act. We have been regulars since the place opened and now we are no longer living in Abu Dhabi we always eat there whenever we visit AD. Innovative and interesting food served with style and pride in service. Muthu the...More

6  Thank ADxexpat
Nearby Restaurants
582 reviews
.04 miles away
109 reviews
.03 miles away
Cafe Milano Abu Dhabi
62 reviews
.16 miles away
375 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Abu Dhabi Mall
428 reviews
.40 miles away
The Galleria
144 reviews
.15 miles away
Al Bateen Mall
5 reviews
.85 miles away
Eden Spa & Health Club
38 reviews
.31 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$60 - US$130
Good for
Groups, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rosewood Abu Dhabi | Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi 41184, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 813 5552
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Rosewood Abu Dhabi
From the moment guests enter Spice Mela, they are presented with delicate Indian colors and flavors that intrigue the senses. Here, the team of dynamic chefs select the best recipes from India and combine them with modern food trends and ingredients to create a classical Pan-Indian menu. To complement the meal, beverages of all varieties to suit every taste are offered. Parties, or occasions calling for a more intimate environment, can take place in the bijou private dining area where guests can relax and enjoy their meal while taking in the unspoiled views of the Abu Dhabi waterfront and the skyscrapers in the distance. Discreet lounge-inspired music is the perfect backdrop to the restaurant that pays homage to the varied tastes and history of traditional India, while saluting the country's inspirational and exciting future.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing