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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (34 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As it was my wife’s 30th I had to push the boat out and give her a meal she won’t forget. The Emirates palace has the wow factors and the dining experience we had at sayad was amazing. Asmish chawla looked after us and gave...More

Thank akajimmy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fixed menu with reasonable choice. Wine with food is also acceptable. The Fire works in the end were worth paying the high price for the meal

Thank j d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time holidaying in Abu Dhabi & saw Sayad on trip advisor. We were a party of nine but got booked easily. Based on reviews we chose an outside table which was perfect, quiet yet plenty going on. The restaurant is not cheap, however, the...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

during our stay at the emirates palace hotel we were three times at sayad - top! very fine prepared with a good feeling for aromatic spices.

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Thank Gerorg W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Last night my husband and I dined at Sayad on the first night of our holiday at The Emirates Palace. Pre diner drinks were first rate and the service from our waitress was friendly . At dinner we were looked after by Ashish who along...More

1  Thank 305sianp
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We ate diner here, and the food whilst being hugely pricy is well worth it! Our starters and mains were to die for. The only beef I had was that I had to ask the server to sweep the mountain of crumbs off my table....More

1  Thank Mickigirl1310
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this fish restaurant three times during our stay at the Emirates Palace. Twice we sat outside but the last time it was very windy so we ate indoors. The inside is bathed in blue light and has a very calm atmosphere. We were...More

2  Thank Speges
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We have eaten here several times before but visited twice on this trip as it was so good. Absolutely loved the octopus and the passion fruit meringue was wonderful. Lovely sitting outside. Service was excellent, as ever.

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The food service was excellent would recommend outside table is a must fab all round restaurant can not fault it

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1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Sayad is one of the best fish restaurants we have ever been.The food is great every year we spend our holiday in the Emirazes Palace.The staff is very friendly and you feel well during the whole evenig.

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1  Thank Claus G
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, 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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