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Awtar

Sheikh Rashid Road | Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai 7978, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 317 2221
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cold mezze” (4 reviews)
“fixed menu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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Sheikh Rashid Road | Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai 7978, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Visited awtar and it's one of the best restaurants I have been to. The restaurant has great atmosphere, very cozy, and also has great belly dancing show. Loved it. The food was beyond delicious. It was very very tasty. Couldn't stop eating haha. Must recommended...More

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HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the nice words about Awtar and for recommending it. We are happy you liked the food and the atmosphere. We hope to serve you again soon! Regards, Conor O'Leary Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Visited your restaurant twice and always a pleasant dinner ... Food made just perfectly and real taste of Lebanese cuisine. Price fixed and affordable for the value. Everyone friendly and always smiley. Thank you busy for your great service. Keep it up

Thank Charles B
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2016

Dear Charles B, Thank you for reviewing Awtar on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the food and thank you for mentioning our helpful colleagues. We hope to serve you again soon! Regards, Conor O'Leary Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 9 March 2016

I can't stop writing about this restaurant and can't stop coming back. Simply I feel like home. This time I came accompanied by 2 of my friends as I highly recommend this restaurants and everything was perfect. A new menu selection was presented and the...More

1  Thank Marie R
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Dear Marie R, Thank you for keeping to come back to Awtar. We are glad we are your favourite Lebanese restaurant in Dubai and thank you once again for recommending it. We look very much forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Conor O'Leary Director of...More

Reviewed 8 March 2016

We were very impressed when we first walked in, the decor is great. However the food and service did not live up to this standard, and was definitely not worth the hefty price tag. We were recommended the set menu by one of the waiters....More

1  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Excellent food and amazing service. Thanks to the service from Mohamed our experience was great!! Highly recommendedMore

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Thank Wafaa M
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

Dear Wafaa, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to know that you have enjoyed the food and the service provided by our colleague Mohamed in our authentic Lebanese Restaurant Awtar. Please...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Price fixed dinner at this Restaurent on Friday night. No aka carte menu on weekend nights makes life difficult as portion are huge and lot of varieties . Food is ok. Service and staff good. Ambience good. Belly dancer is a joke. I would advise...More

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HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Dear njj1reporter, Thank you for reviewing Awtar on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the food, the service, and the ambiance. Looking forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Conor O'Leary Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

My first time to try Lebanese food and I want disappointed. There were 2 kinds of starters before the main course and the choices were quite varied which was very good. The service staff were very courteous and professional and always graciously responded to our...More

1  Thank SY J
HyattinDubai, Director of food and beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2016

Dear SY J, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Awtar on Tripadvisor. We are glad to read that you were thrilled by the quality of the food and the service. We thank you for highlighting the great service provided...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

Took a friend for dinner & enjoyed the Lebanese food. We ended up over ordering though. Must try the dessert plate as was recco'd to us - I had to pack it up for home :) There is a live belly-dance performance that we missed,...More

1  Thank suchi78
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Dear suchi 78, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Awtar on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the authentic Lebanese food. We regret to read that you have missed the belly dancer performance. We look...More

Reviewed 2 January 2016

I had dinner at this amazing authentic Lebanese restaurant last night and I must say that I was completely thrilled by the food quality and excellent service. I have tried so many Lebanese restaurants in Dubai and please allow me to say that I have...More

1  Thank Marie R
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Dear Marie, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Awtar on Tripadvisor. We are glad to read that you were thrilled by the quality of the food and the service. We thank you for highlighting the great service provided by...More

Reviewed 31 December 2015

I had our Christmas dinner booked a month ahead and was really excited because I've heard great reviews about this restaurant. Since we were looking for something authentic that I can enjoy with my family, I opted for this. I emailed the restaurant with regard...More

Thank Christina Ann C
HyattinDubai, Director of Food and Beverage at Awtar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2016

Dear Christina Ann C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We apologize for the miscoomunication that happened with our reservation team. Indeed, our Lebanese restaurant Awtar serves a la carte only from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. After 9:30pm...More

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Elham N
7 February 2017|
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Response from MEN45 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is an age restriction, but I would say it is more focused on grown-ups in terms of both menu and ambiance. There is a show in the evenings that starts quite late, for smaller children at least.
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dmmns
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Response from suchi78 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so. I took my 5 yo son and he had a merry time at the table :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 03:00
Monday
19:30 - 03:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 03:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 03:00
Thursday
19:30 - 03:00
Friday
19:30 - 03:00
Saturday
19:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheikh Rashid Road | Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai 7978, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 317 2221
Description
Awtar, located in the upper Atrium, has an opulent and dramatic interior swathed in a traditional tent-style ceiling. Awtar's Lebanese menu includes a lavish selection of hot and cold mezze, and grill items designed for sharing, as well as a choice of authentic desserts. In this intimate setting, diners are entertained nightly by a talented live band, a singer and a charming belly dancer. Shisha is available in the evening. Timings - Dinner (Monday to Sunday) : 19:30 to 03:00 hrs,(Last order 01:30) Dinner (Thursday & Friday) : 19:30 to 03:00 hrs (Last Order 02:00)
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