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The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
+971 4 329 1040
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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178 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Dalma mall branch. Nice ambient & great staff. Ordered French toast & poached egg wit salmon & spinach. Portion is huge. Gd value. Cff/tea came with nice biscuits. Overall great experience definitely will return again.

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Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I come here I get the eggs Benedict and they have never disappointed ever, best for a breakfast experience

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Thank jamesreilly123
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much jamesreilly123, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do not go unnoticed. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope... More 

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ve been there for breakfast. They have a terrace which is quiet. We took egg benedicts and the the fraisier. It was very good and service is efficient. The fraisier is just amazing! One of my favorite spot for alfresc breakfast in Abu Dhabi!

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Thank jglassey .
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much jglassey, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and great ambiance do not go unnoticed. We hope that you will continue to patronize us.... More 

Turriff, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick snack while visiting the souk, it was nice good service clean and not to pricey

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Thank Irene H
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Irene H, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and good service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my partner, bcs we saw from outside that is very nice enviroment, so we check the menu, and we decide to go in. Nobody was there to greet us, to ask if we need help, table, anything, just a waiter on section eho was little surprised when he saw us in middle of restaurant, even he... More 

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Thank Ultras C
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Ultras C for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review. While we wish your experience was better, it is feedback like this that we learned from and used to improve. Please allow us to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused, as the described does not reflect the usual level of... More 

ABUDHABI UAE
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293 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Located in the Central market, Shakspeare & Co is a great place to have breakfast in a relaxed quaint setting. When we went in on Friday late morning, there were lots of families with kids and the general buzz and atmosphere was conducive for a casual leisurely breakfast. We had Blue berry Pancakes with maple syrup, Turkey bacon cheese Crepe... More 

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ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much UNNIMAYA, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. We are pleased to read that you and the family liked the atmosphere of the place! We have duly noted your comment in regards to the quality of the pancake - and we would like to... More 

San Diego, California, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Enjoy stopping in at Shakespeare for breakfast dinner or lunch. Good quality food at a fair price. Family friendly atmosphere.

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Thank William P
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much William P, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons... More 

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for both breakfast and dinner, very reasonable prices for Abu Dhabi and the food is lovely, with an amazing selection, the service great and the place is super cute.

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Thank Keyoung14
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Keyoung14, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons with... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner in this gorgeous restaurant! The food is fantastic.The service is good. I strongly recommend!

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Thank Syleen Z
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much Syleen Z, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review - and for recommending us! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and great ambiance do not go unnoticed. We are delighted... More 

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here at the branch on Saadiyat island. Good choice of western and eastern dishes plus kids menu. The homous platter and lentil soup were delicious and the staff friendly. Lots of pizza and pasta as well as burgers, steaks etc. Not expensive (relative to other restaurants here!)

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Thank fiona m
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you very much fiona m, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do not go unnoticed. At Shakespeare and Co., we always strive of providing our patrons... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 4 329 1040
Description
Shakespeare and Co was established with the simple premise of serving great quality food, providing friendly and efficient service in a warm atmosphere reminiscent of home. Abiding by that philosophy has propelled the company's growth from its first establishment in 2001, to currently 18 company owned and operated outlets in the United Arab Emirates, and franchises in Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and the United States.

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