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“Nice iftar”
Review of 18 Degrees

18 Degrees
Ranked #101 of 2,071 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$140
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is one of the leading hotels in Abu Dhabi and is located in the iconic Capital Gate building, a Guinness World Records-certified structure which inclines a record-breaking 18 degrees. Capital Gate, also known as the "Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi," is the focal point of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre's master development, the largest conference and exhibition venue in the Middle East. Amongst the 5 star hotels in Abu Dhabi, Hyatt Capital Gate presents 189 modern hotel rooms and suites occupying the18th to 33rd floors of the Capital Gate building. The hotel's contemporary design and luxurious styling is complemented throughout with panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests of the hotel enjoy a welcome variety of dining experiences to choose from during their stay, from sweet and savory pastries at Profiterole to delicate Eastern Mediterranean flavours at the hotel's signature award-winning restaurant, 18˚. For informal social and business gatherings, the Pool Bar and Prive are favorites, and the residentially styled Lounge offers an intimate setting for afternoon tea or evening aperos. Within the hotel, four exclusive state-of-the-art salons (boardrooms) are available for meetings and Prive can also transform into a breakout venue for private functions. Abu Dhabi's only spa-in-the-sky experience, Rayana Spa is perched on the 19th floor overlooking the city. The elevated oasis complements the hotel's other wellness amenities which include a fitness centre, suspended outdoor pool and whirlpool. Hyatt Capital Gate, hotel Abu Dhabi is strategically located within walking distance of the UAE capital's embassy and government district. It is less than a ten-minute drive from the UAE Armed Forces General Headquarters (GHQ) and the twofour54 Abu Dhabi Media Zone. A convenient choice of airport hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Capital Gate hotel is just a 15-minute limousine or taxi ride away from the international airport.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice iftar”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Went there for iftar this Ramadan. Should say the restaurant is great view wise, setting wise and service wise. Food quality was maintained on a high level ever since the opening in 2011. Iftar buffet was worth to try however comparing to the last year there were less appetisers and buratta cheese ( which I adore) was presented very badly. Displayed in a big bowl and cut long time in advance it looked like a soup rather then cheese.
Overall 18 Degrees is a great experience even tho is quite expensive.
P.S need to mention Federico, Altin and Jaideep for their extraordinary personalities.

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Wolfgang I, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at 18 Degrees, responded to this review, 3 August 2014
Dear valued reviewer,

Thank you very much for joining us for Iftar at 18 Degrees. It is nice to read about your overall positive experience. At the same time, I regret that in some areas we did not manage to meet your expectations and please know that we will note your feedback for the upcoming year and future events of the like.

I also would like to thank you in particular for mentioning our associates who all were part in providing a great service experience to you. I will ensure to pass on the positive comments to the team.

It would be great to be able to welcome you back to 18 Degrees soon.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Illing
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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Leeds, West Yorshire, UK
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“The best in Abu Dhabi”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

I love dining at 18 Degrees.

The menu is excellent and the quality of the food is just first class.

Abdalla bin Hussein has created a stunning experience of variety and top quality food.

I always have the venison which is so well cooked and such good quality I fear to try anything else.

Every time I have visited, my friends and family have been overwhelmed by the amount of choice on the menu. Then when the food is served, they have been blown away by the flavours.

18 degrees is a must when visiting one of the most stunning cities in the gulf.

Visited July 2014
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Wolfgang I, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at 18 Degrees, responded to this review, 3 August 2014
Dear valued reviewer,

Thank you very much for dining with us at our signature restaurant 18 Degrees. It is great to read about your wonderful experience at the restaurant and that you like our menu selection, in particular the venison prepred by Chef Abdallah and team. It will be a great motivation for the 18 Degrees team to read about your comments.

It would be great to be able welcome you back at 18 Degrees soon.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Illing
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The friendly staff make the food taste better.”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

The buffet style breakfast ran the gammit from meusli, cereal and fruit, to omelettes, eggs benedict, or a proper English breakfast. I loved the American coffee, and the pastries.

Visited July 2014
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Wolfgang I, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at 18 Degrees, responded to this review, 3 August 2014
Dear Peter,

Thank you very much for visiting us at 18 Degrees and for sharing you positive feedback. It is always a pleasure to read positive comments and is a great motivation to our service and culinary team to continue exceeding the expectations of our guests.

It would be great to have the opportunity to welcome you back to 18 Degrees soon.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Illing
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“360 view ”
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Great place to dine and celebrate especially if all arrangements are planned in advance . The staff were too kind and helpful

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Wolfgang I, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at 18 Degrees, responded to this review, 3 August 2014
Dear valued reviewer,

Thank you very much for visiting us at 18 Degrees. It is nice to read that you had a great experience at our signature restaurant and please be sure that I will gladly pass on your positive feedback to the service and culinary team.

We wish to welcome you back at 18 Degrees soon!

Best regards,

Wolfgang Illing
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice experience”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I loved this restaurant,the food is a must to try,and the service is really friendly.the view is fantastic, is one of restaurants that I strongly recommend.

  • Visited June 2014
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Wolfgang I, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at 18 Degrees, responded to this review, 3 August 2014
Dear Thomas,

Thank you very much for visiting us at 18 Degrees. It is with great pleasure to see that you truely enjoyed your meal experience. We thank you for your comment as it will be a great motivation for our service and culinary team. It would be great if we can welcome you back at 18 Degrees some time soon.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Illing
Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
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