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The Observatory

#140 of 9,212 Restaurants in Dubai}
€€ - €€€, International, European
Al Sufouh Rd | 52nd Level Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai 66662, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 319 4000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“steak” (57 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, International, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Al Sufouh Rd | 52nd Level Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai 66662, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 790 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every time I visit Dubai I always make sure to pay a visit to the observatory. The food is always outstanding as is the service! The view from the restaurant is amazing and ladies night on Monday means that you pay very little for delicious...More

Thank Debjane91
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Debjane91, Appreciate your generous comments and to know you have always had a brilliant time visiting us whenever you dropped by in Dubai. I am happy to learn you have brought your friends over and they had an amazing time too. I will definitely...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have visited Observatory on several occasions. Service is always flawless, doesn't matter how busy they are. Food is amazing, (the pork short rib is really good!) The view from the observatory is unquestionable. perfect view of the Arabian Gulf and Marina. One thing that...More

Thank adewi1909
MarriottHarbour, Rooms Division Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi adewi1909, It is great to hear generous feedback from our regular guests and to know that we have always made your visit brilliant. I will definitely share your comments to the team and I know they will be extremely happy to have exceeded beyond...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant if definitely worth visiting. It has spectacular view on the district Dubai Marina! You can have a dinner there or just taste some drinks in its bar enjoying the awesome panorama! No doubts you will like it! I would like to underline that...More

Thank MariaMyslivets
MarriottHarbour, Rooms Division Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi MariaMyslivets, Thank you for visiting The Observatory and for sharing your experience here in Trip Advisor! I am happy to know that the team took care of your needs brilliantly and that you had enjoyed the stunning views of The Palm Jumeirah and Dubai...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for the saturday Brunch and really enjoyed ourselves. The variety in the brunch extends from all types of international cuisines to a very very large section of desserts at the very place. It is basically a place to have your superb meal...More

Thank Piyusht04
MarriottHarbour, Rooms Division Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Piyusht04, Thank you for visiting The Observatory and for sharing your brilliant experience here in Trip Advisor! I am happy to hear you had enjoyed the wide spread of international cuisine especially our dessert station and was amazed by the stunning views of The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of Dubai this is no miss. This is one important places to really see and visit. Recently, younger sister and brother visiting dubai and took them just last Monday for a dinner and sunset view. We had the best time. Sunset here...More

Thank Jewel R
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jewel R, Thank you for your time in getting back to us and for sharing your experience. I am glad to hear you have considered us a must visit in Dubai and delighted to learn you have brought your siblings along to enjoy the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last day, we had a wind down evening at Marriot observatory with a beautiful view of palm jumeirah and Atlantis, blue island with the new ferries wheel. Great appetizers and refreshing cocktails. Service is excellent and staff is very friendly. It's a kids...More

Thank pyalj
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi pyalj, Appreciate your time in getting back to us and for sharing your wonderful experience here in Trip Advisor! I am glad to hear you were well taken care of by the team, enjoyed your visit and was amazed at the beautiful views of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner. The menu caters to different palates and was quite extensive . We ordered the pork schnitzel , the T-bone steak and the pork knuckle. All were very tasty and well presented. A nice selection of wines as well as dessert options....More

Thank TanjaDxb
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TanjaDxb, Appreciate your time in getting back to us and for sharing your lovely dinner experience here in Trip Advisor! I am glad to hear you have enjoyed our extensive menu options and that the team took care of your needs brilliantly. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Observatory, to me the best place to relax and eat and drink while you have a nice view for the Palm Island. Price is moderate and good customer service. Keep it up guys!!! I will be back againMore

Thank Allen Z
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Allen Z, Thank you so much for your generous comments and for sharing experience here in Trip Advisor! Delighted to hear you have enjoyed your meal, the level of service by the team and the amazing view of The Palm Jumeirah. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inattentive staff. Delicious food. But dreadful children who dominated our evening. Cost value? It was not a cafe. Therefore why were the noisy children not controlled better allowing adults to relax in a calm ambience. Better staff training required to manage distraught diners trying to...More

Thank Karen J
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen J, Much appreciate your time in getting back to us and for sharing your feedback. My apologies for the inconvenience caused that we have fallen short from our goal of creating a memorable experience to all of our guests. Our senior manager will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

whilst the food was great my wife and I had a table next to a family who clearly could not control their only child. Seemed it was OK for a kid to walk across tables. I had to stop my wife from talking to the...More

Thank Kevin J
MarriottHarbour, Operations Manager at The Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kevin J, Thank you for getting back to us and for sharing your experience. I appreciate your valuable feedback and my apologies for we have fallen short of your expectations. Our senior manager will be calling you within the week to further discuss your...More

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Ammar A
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Response from buxombeauty | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know about the voucher
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Flaimboi
12 February 2017|
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Response from Eliyar53 | Reviewed this property |
for fridays-saturdays and if you are big company - probably yes. otherwise you can just walk in
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Flaimboi
12 February 2017|
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Response from Wangz | Reviewed this property |
Recommended to book but can take a chance to avoid disappointment as restaurant is really cool anytime of teh day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sufouh Rd | 52nd Level Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai 66662, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 319 4000
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the 52nd floor of our hotel, The Observatory offers magnificent 360-degree views across Dubai Marina. Stop by the restaurant and bar after work for a happy hour or indulge in a spectacular bubbly brunch buffet in Dubai.
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