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“Just for the view”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of BBQ Al Qasr

BBQ Al Qasr
Ranked #80 of 2,039 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: One of the beauties of year round sunny weather in Abu Dhabi is the pleasure of barbecuing. If you love a luxurious bbq, then dining at BBQ Al Qasr is an experience you will not want to miss. This unique outdoor restaurant is an exciting feast for all your senses, with the world-class chefs preparing your bbq dishes, the tantalising food aromas in the air, and the textures of perfectly seasoned hot steaks and seafood. The discerning locals of the city know that nothing compares to the BBQ Al Qasr experience! If you adore a barbecue dining experience, BBQ Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace is simply the finest of beachside dining in Abu Dhabi. Located near the sea, you will have a chance to take in the stunning views of the white sandy beachfront, while indulging in a luxurious barbecue. Your anticipation and appetite will build as you catch the scent of Arabian shisha, the salty balm of the sea air and the blend of grilled food aromas around you. The casual seating and relaxed atmosphere provided by BBQ Al Qasr lets the conversation flow, and creates memories of a great evening with family and friends. With a BBQ offering of seafood, char-grilled meats, freshly baked breads, salads and sweets, BBQ Al Qasr presents an exceptional menu that will more than satisfy even the healthiest of appetites. Treat yourself to world-class service Emirates Palace is known for and is proud of, while enjoying the famous Abu Dhabi BBQ. Stay on, relax and chat over a shisha, mint tea or a drink at the comfortable lounge of the restaurant. As with famous dining locations in any city of the world, do book early at the weekends if you are planning your evening at the best BBQ in Abu Dhabi!
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Just for the view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Nice gazebos on the beach with a view of the Emirates palace and its bay.
Arabian mezze not particularly interesting, fish way over grilled, steak ok, desserts un-inventive ( had rhubarb crumble) Attentive service, pricewise on the high side

Visited May 2014
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

perfect location on the beach with the beautiful hotel on the background and superb food and best friendly service

Visited February 2014
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“Pricey - Excellent Food - Good (Not Great) Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

I ate here with 3 other colleagues while staying at the Emirates Palace. The atmosphere is amazing - Outdoors, on the beach, lit torches, beautiful. The food was delicious. I had the Arabic Roasted Chicken. At 170 AED (About $45+ USD), it needed to be fantastic and it was. The bread and dips were also excellent. Colleagues enjoyed their meals as well. Service was slow and somewhat inattentive.

There are less expensive places to eat in Abu Dhabi, but the view/atmosphere here is tops. Food is great - just expensive.

  • Visited March 2014
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Northern Norway, Norway
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“Good food - great scenery!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

Went here for dinner one evening - outdoor seating right on the beach - the ocean in front the majestic Emirates Palace in the background! Ordered their signature BBQ, the camel burger - different but very good! Good wine list and good service.

We finished our dinner with the Emirates Palace signature cappuccino - you find it in the restaurant/cafe inside the Emirates Palace. When in Abu Dhab; you just have to try the great coffee - "if it looks like gold it is gold"

  • Visited February 2014
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“Romantic Gazebos...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

The place is magical for couples, specially in winter & spring seasons. Food presentation is fine, food quality is standard. I liked mostly the romantic atmosphere. finally I guess it worth trying!

  • Visited November 2013
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