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Giornotte Restaurant

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal | Khor Al Maqta'a, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 818 8282
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (57 reviews)
“oysters” (14 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
££££
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal | Khor Al Maqta'a, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first, I was overwhelmed by the venue. Giornotte has a great presence and will entice you with its decor. But I went there to eat from the buffet, not the decor. The Grill was fantastic, but the Grill duck not so tender, the lamb...More

Thank Z3724ZFnicolasg
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Z3724ZFnicolasg, Thank you very much for your review on your recent experience in our restaurant. We are happy to read that you have tasted our wide variety of man courses, from duck to lamb, Sea bass and beef. We are constantly rotating our selection...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

we had lunch in Giornotte and it was awesome experience.specially the staff Krish and mirza,restaurant manger Mr Stephan was very attentive and supportive. food quality was great taste specially lamb chops,veg panini was very delicious.More

Thank Swapnil C
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Swapnil, Thank you very much for your review and we appreciate your sharing your experience. We shall definitely share your comments with our team and I am sure they will be delighted. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards Jeremie Laurent...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had lunch in Giornotte, overall experience was good because of the hostess and waiters, they are kind and polite. The food was ok, salad is tasty but main courses are salty. Only one thing make me fell disappointed is the person who handdle the...More

Thank yoyo S
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Liu S, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience in our restaurant. I am sorry to read that we have not exceed your expectations on the reservation side. We shall definitely look into it and ensure that this does not re...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Brunch brunch brunch! Definetly the best brunch in town. The selection of the food is amazing and all the items look fresh and a very high quality (what you can expect from ritz carlton right?). The service is very good, as per my experience in...More

Thank CR2690
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear CR2690, Thank you very much for reviewing our brunch. We are working hard on our brunch to ensure it represents the brand and from what I could read, we did manage it. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back soon,...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Only ate breakfast here while staying at the RC as we are not keen on buffets for dinner. Very good breakfast selection & good service. Always plenty of delicious breads available & good selection of international dishes, i.e. Asian foods, coconut juice, egg & hot...More

Thank McAnnie1
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear MacAnnie1, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing our restaurant. I am happy to read that you have had a good breakfast experience. I shall definitely share it with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back shortly. Kind regards Jeremie Laurent...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

A group of 5 of us ex-pats ate at the Giornotte Restaurant on Friday evening as part of the evening buffet/brunch package. The choice of food was excellent catering well for sea food lovers, meat eaters and lots of salad/vegetarian options. The carved beef was...More

Thank Phil2468
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear phil2468, Thank you for reviewing your evening with us at Giornotte. I am happy to read that the team have lived up to your expectations. I will definitely share it with them. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Jeremie Laurent...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Location is a bit complicated to reach. The place is nice but a bit dark. Staff is quite nice. There is not a large choice of food but it is quite good though even if it is not really exceptional. I think it is pricey...More

Thank carineraza
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear carineraza, Thank you for your review and sorry to read that we have not lived up to your expectations. We have taken a good note on your comments and will work on it with our culinary team. Please do not hesitate to contact me...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It is the worst buffet dinner spread I have ever seen. For a while I thought i was in Premier Inn restaurant. Very cheap selections and lots of duplication of dishes. Expensive buffet don't serve grilled chicken as meat selection! I can get that at...More

1  Thank Wan_Harris
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Wan-Harris, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing our dinner buffet at Giornotte. I am really sorry if we did not live up to your expectations. I shall definitely share your comments with our culinary team and ensure we are working on the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were told at check in that breakfast at Giornotte was included, but when we arrived this morning to eat breakfast we were told it wasn't. After about 15 minutes of waiting and 2 trips to management, there was agreement that breakfast was included. Not...More

Thank DMJA21
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear DMJA21, Thank you for your review and I am sorry if we did not live up to your expectations. I shall definitely share your comments with our team and we will work on your feedback. Please do not hesitate to contact me on your...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Brunch was tasty enough ( the crab, salmon with truffle, scallops, wagyu beef and veal belly were the highlights for me) and a good selection of food to choose from - however one of the crab legs I ate tasted a bit funny and a...More

Thank lee_the_flee
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at Giornotte Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Mr lee_the_flee, I am sorry to read about your experience ad I would have hoped you could get in contact with us to discuss about your experience. No other guests have faced the same problem so it is hard to say it is coming...More

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Crumbdog
1 October 2016|
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Response from taffytaf_2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were disappointed with the buffet because there was no sea food but it did have fish in curries . There was no sea food sections at all.
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Crumbdog
18 September 2016|
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Response from Enza C | Property representative |
Dear Crumbdog, Giornotte has a themed dinner every Thursdays from 7pm to 11pm called Bistro Night. The entire restaurants is revisited to combine lively French ambiance and cuisine and includes an extensive offer including... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Buffet, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
13:00 - 16:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal | Khor Al Maqta'a, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 818 8282
Description
Designed to resemble a classic Italian villa, the all-day dining restaurant serving light Mediterranean fare features a lovely outdoor brick patio with a wooden deck overlooking the gardens. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Friday Brunch.
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