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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had the menu, which was a unique experience in taste and service. We can fully recommend this restaurant.

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2  Thank steffenk883
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Finally after so many years living in Abu Dhabi, this was my and my wife's first New Year's Eve at The Palace. We already had dined a few times before at the Sayad, so the superb quality of this primarily seafood restaurant was really not...More

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2  Thank jmlmcoelho
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Wonderful place with excelent attention and nice food, specially the ambiance, the decoración and the warmth of the employees.

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2  Thank marianavarelacorrea
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great place on a beach. Fantastic ambience. Perfect service with a smile. Delicious food. On my opinion overpriced, but you're in Emirates Palace, so you have to be prepared that some services might cost more than in any other place. Anyway if you're looking for...More

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1  Thank Armen88
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there, the sea food was fresh, well cooked and delicious. Staff are nice, good served. We sat outside, the environment was very nice, and over looked the beach side. the Food and drink value was good, but the only hurting point was...More

1  Thank Jin J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ate here on Christmas Eve - the special gala tasting menu. It was "very nice" without blowing us away. Although we stayed at the Emirates Palace for six nights we couldn't quite be bothered to come again.

1  Thank MartinSarah02
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Exelent fish Restaurant with an fantastic service!!! We join the restaurant six days of the week and will join it the next time again!

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1  Thank Raab_Stefan
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A lot has been said about the delicious and mouth-watering food served at this beautifully designed place--and I totally agree with all the praise and enthusiasm expressed in most of the comments on tripadvisor--so I would like to focus on and emphasize the professionalism, politeness,...More

1  Thank Taitai1970
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Is amazing restaurant excellent food, drinks and service. Unforgettable views outside and very romantic atmosphere.

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1  Thank ces808
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Food excellent staff outstanding 10 out of 10 The selection of food on offer was fantastic and the atmosphere was lovely

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1  Thank Andy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
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With our beautiful year round sunshine, and perfect location by the sea, it is no surprise that Emirates Palace excels in serving the best seafood in Abu Dhabi. Sayad Restaurant (Sayad is Arabic for 'fisherman') offers discerning seafood lovers a daily menu of light and delicious fare with a fresh, modern twist from our kitchens. Our talented and passionate chefs are excited when it is time to inspect the daily catch. They use their skills, creativity and international inspirations to craft fresh dishes each day for your delectation. As is befitting of the best seafood restaurant Abu Dhabi, the Sayad Restaurant creations are crafted to bring out the delicate and delectable flavours of each fish and crustacean. Cool, contemporary décor and a stylized interior design create a classical and chic atmosphere that makes Sayad the ideal dining venue. This is the perfect choice for stylish modern couples, best friends catching up over dinner, business movers and shakers, and of course lovers of fine dining.
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