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Sayad Restaurant

Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (34 reviews)
“scallops” (8 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

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

1  Thank muna z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My impression from the visit is that the food is served with all the effort spent for the presentation on the plate, but taste impression was just average. Honestly, from seafood restaurant I don't expect various flowers around the fish. Portuins are very small, considering...More

Thank Bambule C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guest chef experience, quality of food, service, and value were all outstanding. Definitely plan to go back.

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1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal was first class, as was the efficient and friendly service. Would definitely dine here again, which we will do during our next trip. If you are looking for a buzzing atmosphere this restaurant is not for you, it is quietly elegant.

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2  Thank fred_r_tarrant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I believe, Sayad is one of the best fish and seafood restaurants that I have visited during all my journeys almost round the world. The quality and the extra fine service is just an experience you'll never forget.

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Thank Juergen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed is what I would say as we had eaten there before. The time at the restaurant may have contributed to the experience it was a late arrival and so we thought we would go there because we knew it. Food was not in keeping...More

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Thank cicely4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent ambience, service exceptional, food wonderful. Confidently recommended as part of the Palace experience 👌

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1  Thank steveBayley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here several times whilst holidaying at the Emirates Palace. We ate from the half board menu, and the choice was excellent. I couldn't believe this restaurant was part of the half board package.The menu, surroundings and service are akin to...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything was perfect, the members of the staff, the food, the ambience. I suggest it for a romantic date. unforgettable.

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1  Thank maurino D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful food and wonderful staff - presentation was wonderful and restaurant was decorated beautifully

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1  Thank Teresa M
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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