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“The good is absolutely wonderful”

The Vista Restaurant
Ranked #244 of 2,171 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You have to be a member or be an invited guest to enter The Club at Mina Saddiyat.. this restaurant is just a dream... the service, food, staff are absolutely smashing.

We order the Lobster Bisque, followed by steak and a lamb medley with fresh veg... the best food ever. Our lovely server ( Jessica) remembered my drink, and what I liked from my last visit. This is a secret haven that looks nothing from the outside world... shhhh don't tell anyone...

Thank sindylouDubai
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Pound for pound or dirham for dirham - the Vista is in a class of its own. Yes you can get a more refined and sometimes tastier meal in Abu Dhabi but you will certainly pay for it - and more than double for the same quality wine - Food is consistently of a very good (8 or 9 out of ten) quality with excellent staff service - we have eaten here lots over the last two years - on the one or two occasions food was not up to scratch (steak not quite cooked to guest taste or starter not quite as advertised), you just have to inform the staff and they will take care of you. Great decor since the refurb and great views over abu dhabi in the evening. Great range of gins (with Fever Tree) As with all good things, it normally takes about 10-15 minutes longer than you expect for your main course to arrive and the timings don't vary whether you do or don't have a starter - so top tip: order straight away when you arrive and don't skimp on the calories - have that lobster bisque, chicken liver pate or buffalo mozarella or salad for starter, sit back, relax, drink, chat, enjoy.

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Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We love this restaurant. The staff, food and decor are wonderful.
My only concern is relating to the adults who are there as guests also.
During our last 2 recent visits, we have heard loud, inebriated Expats and they are never approached by management and asked to tone down the volume or the language. If our child was making such noise, i'm sure that we would be asked to calm her down. This is never the case and it is a real deterrent for us.
Such a fab team and excellent food though!

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Thank Gateau99
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Hard not to have good time be it solo, as a family or hosting visitors. Compared to the '7 Star' pretenders, the quality of meals, service and friendliness is consistently high. Error free no, guaranteed smile and happy tummy yes.

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Thank SandMan59
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Went with family and friends to Vista, The Club, for lunch. My daughter ordered salted caramel chicken breast and loved it. The rest of us took advantage of a specials menu for steaks. We were disappointed, the meats were okay, not seasoned well and somehow lacking in taste. Vegetable accompaniments were good, as was our sweets - creme brûlée. Service was good, location and atmosphere excellent.

I will come back but perhaps can order from the excellent fish dishes, which have not previously disappointed me.

Thank dougieben
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