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The Forge

The Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 818 8282
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 18 min
19:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
The Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Forge is the place to visit if your a turist or the place to be if you are a resident!!! The staff to begin with is outstanding..the genuine welcoming approach and knowledge to take you through the dinning experience is WoW!! The setting is...More

Thank Vincentkozah
Reviewed 14 December 2017

great food, we had a great table when we went in, thank you. The service was great, food superb and it was a surprise for me to be able to chose what knife I wanted to eat my steak with.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

After reading previous reviews I was looking forward to dining here. I certainly wasn’t disappointed. From entering the forge to leaving my wife and I were treat like royalty. The maitre Dee was very knowledgeable regarding the menu and answered all our questions asked. The...More

Thank 4pak
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I reserved a table a few hours in advance via a booking app. All ok. When I arrived at the restaurant the reception from the front desk staff member was cold and seemed to not find my reservation then it was located (oh, you booked...More

Thank Happytraveller772
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Happytraveller772, Thank you very much for your review and we apologize if there was an issue with your booking. We have indeed contacted the booking app mentioning that we were fully committed on that evening and unfortunately that information didn't reach you. We clearly...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

I'm a constant visitor of this restaurant and only because I cannot find fault in anything I had there. The meat is of highest quality and grade, the side choices are all delicious and starters are perfect. Ask for the onion rings, they were removed...More

Thank Fatema81
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Dear Fatema81, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing The Forge. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your dinner and the selection of meats. We shall definitely share this with the culinary team. We look forward to your next visit Kind...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Booked a Table for dinner 3 days ago. Confirmation was sent by text. all good so far but that's about it!!! We were sat at our table. Nice Ercuis cuttlery and Cristalware. The Maitre D' brought the menus and left 5 tables in total A...More

2  Thank S A
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Mr SA, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your experience at The Forge. I would like to apologize if we have not met your expectations and please rest reassure that we have taken a good note on your comments. Please do not...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were staying in the hotel and selected Forge on our first night. It was very quiet and so the atmosphere was a bit subdued. However, the decor was good, the tables were well laid; good quality linen, tableware and glassware. The steaks here are...More

1  Thank Bob M
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Bob M, Thank you very much for your comments about our restaurant. We shall definitely share them with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Jeremie Laurent EAM Food and Beverage

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to stay in hotel restaurant and wow, what a great decision. Best steak for a long time. Very quiet but attention to detail from staff was excellent. Australian Angus and French Charolais steaks, medium rare, no blood, very tender. Cream Spinach and mash. Absolutely...More

2  Thank JaneTony13
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Dear JaneTony13, Thank you very much for your review and happy to read that you have spent a great time in our restaurant. You have selected some excellent steaks and I am glad they were cooked up to your liking. I will share your feedback...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Definite place to eat for the experience and quality of food. Although the side dishes say per person, one side dish will easily feed 2.

1  Thank DanPoole
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Dear Danpoole, Thank you very much for your feedback and we are pleased to read that you have had a good time in our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Jeremie Laurent EAM Food and Beverage

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went there as a treat having been a few years ago so the expectations were high. The service, food and drinks did not disappoint. Ordering steak today can sometimes be a daunting task but the waiter broke down the menu for us and helped...More

1  Thank dpe156
Ritz-CarltonADGC, Manager at The Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Dear Dpe156, Thank you for your review and we are very happy to read that you have spent a wonderful time in our restaurant. I will personally share your comments with the team and ensure they are recognized in making your diner a memorable one....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$100 - US$200
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 818 8282
  • E-mail
Description
Taking its name from the intricate process of forging or shaping high quality steak knife blade, The Forge is serving specialty cuisine in a stylish and contemporary setting paired with the world's finest wines. Private dining rooms and a variety of seating options provide the ultimate dining experience.
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