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Al Iwan

| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Arabic, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
££££
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| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked the meal as part of our honeymoon & my birthday celebrations and had very high hopes from it considering the reputation of the hotel. As a self proclaimed foodie I am disappointed to say that the experience did not live up to...More

Thank saadhfz
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Saadhfz, Thank you for taking time to comment following to your recent visit to Al Iwan Restaurant Your invaluable feedback is important to ensure that we continually deliver the ultimate experience Burj Al Arab is renowned for and exceed your expectations for future visits....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the breathtaking Burj Al Arab, we visited Al Iwan since it was featured in the 'Luxury Iftar Venues' Collection. It is a buffet restaurant offering Arabic and Middle Eastern cuisines. Despite the luxurious ambience and the lovely staff, the restaurant was surprisingly not...More

Thank roshnaram
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Ms. Roshnaram, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your comments on your recent visit Al Iwan Restaurant. Our guest feedback is critical to our continual improvement activities. I am very happy to hear that you were well looked...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are family of four enjoyed great food and excellent service there last weekend, staff are very helpful, they introduced food when they presented and help to put food on dish, and special for the kids, they bring toys and high chair for the little...More

Thank Heba Q
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Heba, I would like to thank you for taking the time to comment regarding your recent visit to Al Iwan Restaurant at Burj Al Arab. I am delighted to learn that your overall visit was enjoyable and we were able to create an ultimate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First I have to say that there is nothing wrong with the food in the al Iwan restaurant. However what I missed is the "wow" factor of the place. If you charge 450AED for a buffet (food only) and you are located in the only...More

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RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Floris, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your productive comment in regards to your recent visit to Al Iwan Restaurant, As I read through your comments I am very concern to note, we have not met your expectation...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Burj Al Arab Hotel. It is beautifully decorated. Tables are well spaced and dining area is well maintained and clean. Reception staff are pleasant. She greeted us warmly and offered a welcome drink while we waited to be seated....More

Thank charlie o
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Charlie, Thank you very much for visiting Al Iwan and taking time to write your pleasant comments about us. I am extremely happy to hear that your evening was a splendid and an enjoyable one and I am also pleased to note that you...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and are very delicious meal thanks to all the staff and specially to Hazen! We will never forget this delicious meal and this great placeMore

Thank Jose A
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Dear Mr. Jose, Thank you for taking the time to give your pleasant comments following your recent stay at Al Iwan restaurant Your invaluable feedback is important to ensure that all our guests receive a truly memorable dining experience whilst visiting our restaurants and at...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time at the Al Iwan restaurant yesterday! It was a special birthday dinner, and not having expected it to be this fabulous, we were delightfully surprised by the food, ambience and the attention to small details.The table was set up...More

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RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear Ms. Seema, I would like to thank you for choosing Al Iwan and taking the time to write about us, certainty its a great pleasure having you'll with us on a such special occasion to your family and assisting us to be able to...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had graet experience! Mohamend and Noor (our waiters) gave us excellent service! Thank you guys! You are doing perfect!More

Thank Tsvetomir B
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Tsvetomir, I would like to thank you for choosing Al Iwan and taking the time to write about us and assisting us to be able to deliver the exceptional service Burj Al Arab is renowned for I am extremely happy to note you were...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had our final dinner at the lovely AI Iwan restaurant. The interior décor of the restaurant is absolutely beautiful, while the quality of the food was excellent. The food here was really delicious with wonderful fresh ingredients making it feel as though the flavours...More

1  Thank 811michael
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Michael, Thank you for choosing Al Iwan restaurant. The pleasure is all ours in having you reside with us and pleased to know that you enjoyed the food we offer and the services extended by our team. Your kind words are much appreciated and...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were stopping over in Dubai and decided on lunch at Al Iwan. Yes, everything at the Al Arab hotel is expensive... This was one of the best restaurant experiences I've had anywhere. While yes it is a buffet; the selection and quality were excellent....More

Thank George C
RonyIbrahim, Manager at Al Iwan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear George, Thank you for your complimentary review of your recent visit Al Iwan and assisting us to be able to deliver the exceptional service Burj Al Arab is renowned for We are delighted to know that you had a great dining experience and enjoyed...More

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nimafarajzade
12 August 2016|
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Response from Nader B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can contact the restaurant email or phone number and ask them for the manager.
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Anj_P78
4 October 2015|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian food is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of the world's tallest atrium, you'll find a restaurant that's just as notable.From its staggering sea view by day to the romantic flicker of candlelight by night, Al Iwan, "The Royal Hall" in Arabic, offers sumptuous Arabic cuisine within surroundings that are nothing short of spectacular.Step through the golden columns and savour the aromas while we plate up a masterpiece, using the finest possible ingredients for a truly extraordinary dining experience.
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