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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very elegant restaurant in the Emirates Palace. Polite staff, delicious food. We recieved also after our dinner from the manager of the restaurant a taste from the cookies topped with Gold! Keep the Arabian tradition, and take care of the Dress-code! No...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of 3 evening meals this week as we were staying at the hotel. This is fine dining at its best. Excellent menu choices and well presented. The ambiance is romantic and comfortable, especially out on the terrace. My 3 year...More

2  Thank Sameer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were sitting outside while there was a conference with entertainment the whole setting was lovely and all the food was great . The beetroot risotto with scallops was superb . All dishes excellent and good service .

2  Thank Martino B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit in as many weeks. You can’t beat good quality and very fresh fish. The scallops ceviche was to die for and I’ve had it in specialty restaurants and they don’t come close. My favorite main course has to be the...More

2  Thank mariavillarete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All of us had a wonderful evening in Sayad restaurant. As expected the service was top. They arranged a table on the terrasse with a nice view over the bay. Food was amazing! We hat lobster-Ravioli, grilled octopus and King crab cevice as starters followed...More

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2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has an exzellent choice of delicious seafood. The cominations of the meals are superior. The chef combines perfectly different taste to a new creation. The staff is extremly friendly and helpful. Overall it is a warmly welcome atmosphere with outstanding food.

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2  Thank pia_knoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable evening at Sayad. Quality of dishes was superb. Service was very attentive and friendly.

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2  Thank Bilral
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food, service and attention to detail was excellent, the overall ambiance was also excellent this was the third year of visiting the hotel and this restaurant.

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2  Thank jdn637
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exemplary service from our waiter Ashish. Food prepared as we requested. Portion size perfect. Pricey, but worth the experience!

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2  Thank hsr888
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I had the best tasting octopus starter with arugula sauce and potato aioli at Sayad, I was happy to see the local fish hammour on the menu which isn’t easy to find at other restaurants. It was perfectly cooked. I also tried the duck breast...More

3  Thank muna z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$200
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
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With our beautiful year round sunshine, and perfect location by the sea, it is no surprise that Emirates Palace excels in serving the best seafood in Abu Dhabi. Sayad Restaurant (Sayad is Arabic for 'fisherman') offers discerning seafood lovers a daily menu of light and delicious fare with a fresh, modern twist from our kitchens. Our talented and passionate chefs are excited when it is time to inspect the daily catch. They use their skills, creativity and international inspirations to craft fresh dishes each day for your delectation. As is befitting of the best seafood restaurant Abu Dhabi, the Sayad Restaurant creations are crafted to bring out the delicate and delectable flavours of each fish and crustacean. Cool, contemporary décor and a stylized interior design create a classical and chic atmosphere that makes Sayad the ideal dining venue. This is the perfect choice for stylish modern couples, best friends catching up over dinner, business movers and shakers, and of course lovers of fine dining.
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