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Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan St | Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 656 1000
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

If you love Asian food, you will enjoy the Friday brunch here as there is a big Asian section featuring the chef from their authentic Thai restaurant. The outdoor seating next to the mangrove is also a big plus. The restaurant lacks ambiance. For some weird reason, they have stage at the entrance and well... nobody will see it.

Thank AmAme
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Ingredients, responded to this review

Dear AmAme, Thank you for your review and comments about your recent dining experience at our brunch. Our team is very thrilled that you had a great experience with our Thai cuisine and the service . Your other comments will be communicated as well. Hope to see you back again at our brunch. With Kind Regards, Bassam Mershad. Director of... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We tried Friday brunch at Ingredients about a month ago. The food is good (in some cases very good) and variety of dishes is ok. Unfortunately it does not stand the test of the competition (see my review of the Terrace on the Corniche at the St Regis Abu Dhabi). In particular service and ambience are rather disappointing. It certainly... More 

Thank Alessandra M
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Ingredients, responded to this review

Dear Alessandra M, Thank you for your recent feedback regarding your experience at our Friday brunch. I am disturbed to read your disappointment regarding the food, service and ambiance. Your comments will be shared with our team for future improvements . Once again thank you for sharing your comments and experience with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Visited today for Friday brunch. Everything was fantastic! Nice seating outdoors, delicious huge buffet, excellent service! Very impressive! I would say definitely one of the best friday brunch in abu dhabi! Recommended!

Thank El K
Bassam M, Manager at Ingredients, responded to this review

Dear El K, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are very pleased to know you had a very enjoyable and excellent dining experience with us. I will share your comments with our team and we are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Bassam Mershad. Director of Food and Beverage More 

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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast today, and you will be confused in a good way because the diverse options. Food was so nice and tasty, and staff was really nice and competent.

Thank Abdelrahman K
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Sit outside overlooking the mangroves and enjoy the peace and quiet. Reasonable selection of dishes, but excellent sushi bar.

Thank James M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We decided to try out their Friday brunch yesterday. The fact that the restaurant was almost empty should have been a clue to us, when all other Friday brunches in Abu Dhabi are completely sold out. The food was well below average, bordering on terrible. The variety was somewhat large, but just not good. We did not enjoy anything and... More 

Thank Hazem A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Tried breakfast lunch and dinner. Food is good and they have a good variety of food. Food is good....some items I didn't like but everyone will find something to eat. Service is excellent. They have indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Naser_Wadi
Abu Dhabi
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Ingredients at Anantara Eastern Mangroves in Abu Dhabi is in a class of their own. The Big Brunch is supported by multiple live cooking stations featuring Michelin Star Chef, huge cold buffet, excellent cheese and desert section. Highly recommended

Thank happyyesorno
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Some of the best salmon sashimi I have tasted at a brunch. The Thai curries were beautiful. The lamb ouzi had so many beautiful flavours. They had an extensive selection of nougat which was a nice change of pace. It didn't have loud, over the top, music like other brunches which is a nice change of pace. The wines were... More 

Thank RuthDettman
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Went for dinner to celebrate my wife's birthday. We were in house guests and I had arranged for a surprise cake after dinner. It was just after Eid and it was quiet with a few other couples there.Very friendly and attentive staff. Excellent service. We choose from the al carte menu.The food was tasty and decent portions. After dinner the... More 

Thank Shanmuganathan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Sushi, Asian, International, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan St | Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 656 1000
An all day dining restaurant serving the finest cuisine from around the world in open show-kitchens, focusing on authentic Emirati dishes, Asian flavours and Arabic comfort food, Enjoy al fresco or indoor dining while relishing creative dishes based on organic and fresh seasonal ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?