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#172 of 8,096 Restaurants in Dubai


US$7 - US$9
Lebanese, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Arabic
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch falafel lamb rice ice cream kempinski mall of the emirates smoke shisha lovely restaurant whole team amazing food lebanese restaurant great hospitality amazing place hany friday ms
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my friends in the restaurant the staff members are friendly specially Asliddin and Dilip, nice selection of beverages, had vegan coffee Almond latte. The restaurant manager Raed also came on the table to check. Very nice restaurant. I will visit again for...sure..More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 May 2021 via mobile

Top quality food is served, best tea selection along with freshly squeezed juices, croissant is one of the best I've ever tried,fresh cuts of smoked salmon is the best in the world,all dishes were good as well..

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 March 2021 via mobile

Good evening Olea ! I would like to share my first experience with Olea restaurant, which happened yesterday March 17 , me and my wife were looking any place to smoke shisha in mall of Emirates, so I saw from google that nearest is in...Kempinski and Sheraton . When we came Kempinski, waiter told me that kitchen is closed until 7 pm ,but they can serve any drinks and shisha , but it was okay because we didn’t want to eat anything. So we were alone in outside of restaurant, with the view of burj al arab. Shisha was good . But the waiter with the most difficult name which I saw , Alsadden, or I do mistake . He was real unique person . From the coming to restaurant, he guessed my perfumes name and did good compliment 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼. Then we ordered tea with a lot of ingredients that wasn’t in the menu , with cloves seasonal, ginger , lemon , honey, etc. He never told us word “no , we don’t have ”, I was wondered , and told to my wife that this is called luxury . So , thank you to that waiter for a good emotions . Definitely we will come back to Olea .More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 11 March 2021 via mobile

Im not a person who complains for every single scratch but this hotel has been falling down for quite long time as when my wife and me used to live in Dubai it was one of the best hotels in the town. Perfecty located ,fool...of friendly personalities and thremendous service. But last three visits of mine or my mates made me to write this comment in hope that anyone will see it and take an immediate action .So the first unpleasant memory was was two or three month ago with my wife and her sister when they visited bar on the second floor and manager with "Rock star bang " served them whiskey instead of Bailey's which they ordered .And the worst was that he insisted that it is the drink that they ordered untill they asked him to take it back and check with bartender.Is it really so difficult to distinguish?In bar?Please...The second time was in Lebanese restaurant where waiters were shouting on each other through all hall and their Russian manager was on the same wave joining them in "The Voice show" despite we were still there .This was the worst actually but I'm tired to write so I'm not going to fix it .Sorry...Finally we come to the third terrible experience which I personally haven't attended but my colleague had .And the complaint is that they had to wait for food for so long that at certain moment they started to look around and noticed that actually nobody has any food .And this happened with every single dish especially with deserts which were melting when they were served .The situation is even more aggravated when you understand that the hotel is still very luxurious and people are friendly . Definitely not recommended.More

Amit A, Manager at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2021

Dear Mr. Koshchiak, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. Please allow us to extend our sincere apologies for the disappointing level of services that you had experienced at Olea and Noir and that you had left the outlets with such a...More

Reviewed 20 December 2020

Located inside the Kempinski Mall of the Emirates hotel, we had an excellent breakfast at Olea. The inside area was very nicely decorated and there was also the option of the outdoor terrace. There was a great selection, including eggs of your choice and a...huge range of hot and cold food, healthy options and a live pancake station. The highlight was the staff who were very engaging and friendly. We left very well fed after a superb breakfast.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Amit A, Manager at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2021

Dear NICHOLAS T, Thank you for your wonderful review following recent visit at Olea. We are happy to hear that you had a lovely dining experience with us and glad that you were impressed with the food and beverages. Once again, thank you for your...More

Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

Writing this review after having food in Olea for more than 2 weeks now. The food is delicious and during pandemic the entire staff ensures highest level of safety standards. You can order contactless and yet the spread of breakfast is amazing and customised to...my requirements on a daily basis. Every table and seat is sanitized after every individual is done with their food to ensure highest safety standards. Every member Kaalout, Zee, Ms. Mariam, Amit Alva, Sai ensures individual attention is provided to everyone with utmost hospitality and professionalism. Overall awesome experience with delicious food, wide apread of menu, vibrant ambience, high safety standards and amazing hospitality. Kudos to their white gloves service.More

Date of visit: September 2020
AmitAlva123, Manager at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Dear Abhishek S, Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent visit at Olea. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and we are glad that you loved with the food, and the overall service from the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2020

The food was divine with great service. Said made our experience all the more better. He was prompt, extremely friendly and very helpful.More

Date of visit: August 2020
AmitAlva123, Manager at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2020

Dear Kristine C, Thank you for your wonderful feedback following your recent visit at Olea. We are happy to hear that you had a great dining experience with us and that you enjoyed the food and the overall service. I will be sure to share...More

Reviewed 1 March 2020

My wife decided to book here for Friday brunch and boy it did not disappoint. My first expressions were its clean, child friendly as all the kids were getting more hello's than us, which is a good thing. Its open and the seating is well...spaced. We sat near the kids play area so to keep an eye on them as they played with the vast lego selection and American Dolls for the young girls. Both my kids were happy. The buffet selection is like huge, and its always hard to select what to eat, you want it all. I would lie if i said i liked one thing! The rice are so tasty, the salad selection is huge, from simple greek to spicy chicken. The cakes are always beautiful and a work of art. You don't want to spoil them by cutting them, but then how can the tummy resist such beauty. They even had sweets for the kids, and ice cream, and ice pops. The staff are very welcoming and great with the kids. This is important for us as we want the kids to enjoy going out as much as we do.We have already made good friends here and the staff know us by name. This is a great feeling. The brunch has live music, the band play a selection of great lively music, the kids sometime join in and dance and the band encourage this. Overall would i recommend this, hell yea!More

Date of visit: February 2020
675damiano, Owner at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2020

Dear Imran, Thank you for sharing this detailed review on TripAdvisor. It brings me great joy to read that my team was able to make a lasting impression with you by delivering exceptional service. Your generous compliments will definitely serve as a great motivation to...More

Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

Excellent service, kind staff, perfect food! I liked the Falafel and the lentil soup so much! 😊 The restaurant is in the Hotel Kempinski, on the 2. floor.More

Date of visit: February 2020
675damiano, Owner at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2020

Dear Nikszike, Thank you for your wonderful review following recent visit at Olea. We are happy to hear that you had an excellent dining experience with us and glad that you liked the food and the overall service. Once again, thank you for your great...More

Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

We brunch awesome and Hani is a great hospitality . We went to Olea Friday brunch with our family and Hani gave us the best service ever . Alway smile with excellent service I would definitely recommend this brunch as the food was super and...have different choices all fresh and well tasted. The restaurant has two seating options in and out when we have enjoyed both we were enjoyed with the ambiance . Looking forward for the next visit. Regards JoanMore

Date of visit: February 2020
675damiano, Owner at Olea, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2020

Dear Joan J, Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent visit at Olea. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your Friday brunch experience with us and we are glad that you loved the food and was impressed with the overall...More

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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5