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Al Iwan

| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
“ouzi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Arabic, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
| First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted something special to end our holiday so we booked the Al Iwan at the Burg Al Arab. This is a 7 star hotel and the height of luxury. Our meal did not disappoint. We had wonderful cocktails, fantastic views of the jetty/sea, divine...More

Thank Amanda25904
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in the Burj Al Arab. A sumptuous buffet with something for everyone. Cooked and presented perfectly. The staff were very polite and helpful, the chef actually explained each dish to us . We cannot understand some of the not so favourable reviews....and as...More

Thank DebbieTanBurntwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Burj Al Arab as part of our Bucket List There are numerous Arabic Restaurants , as you would imagine to chose from in Dubai..however the opulence of the restaurant..the quality of the food and service are, as you would expect from...More

Thank Wilso83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very nice restaurants at Burj Al Arab hotel, Dubai. It has very nice royal atmosphere with sea view. I would like thanks Nojnay and his colleagues.

Thank hishamelsheikh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very nice experience. Food and atmosphere are second to none. Ranjan who served our table made sure our experience was amazing. Will defintely come back again

Thank kareem26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 5 star eating experience that we felt equaled anything we have enjoyed in Paris. The food is a buffet of wonderful selections in opulent sorroundings with excellent staff well trained and knowledgable as well as helpful and great English. Recommend this as...More

Thank kookoo48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Al Iwan for my wifes birthday. Our waiter Ranjan took really good careof us. Besides the delicious dishes we even got a complimentary cake and roses.

Thank Tibor H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant nicely designed and decorated. I loved the ambiance. It's warm and relaxing. Everything is perfectly set up. We felt welcomed all time. Food was great. Staff were professional. Service was excellent. A bit overpriced

Thank Miro L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We have booked in Al Iwan to celebrate my mother in law 65 birthday, the food and the sweets were so authentic, mainly levantine, Moroccan, and international cuisine, on both sides the food and sweets, service was great, plus once they knew about the birthday...More

Thank Mazen77
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Been in Dubai for 5 years, thought it was about time to visit the famous "Burj Al Arab". Had to cross it of my list! So I booked a table for two in the arabic restaurant "Al Iwan". To begin with the positives. Service was...More

Thank MadlyTraveling
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Questions & Answers
12 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nader B | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can contact the restaurant email or phone number and ask them for the manager.
4 October 2015|
Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian food is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | First floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
  • E-mail
In the heart of the world's tallest atrium, you'll find a restaurant that's just as notable.From its staggering sea view by day to the romantic flicker of candlelight by night, Al Iwan, "The Royal Hall" in Arabic, offers sumptuous Arabic cuisine within surroundings that are nothing short of spectacular.Step through the golden columns and savour the aromas while we plate up a masterpiece, using the finest possible ingredients for a truly extraordinary dining experience.
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