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“Very good”
Review of Reflets Par Pierre Gagnaire - CLOSED

Reflets Par Pierre Gagnaire
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$170 - US$230
Cuisines: French, European
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For world-class dining at its finest, Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire delivers a truly magical, kaleidoscopic experience that will take you on a culinary journey of discovery. Headed up by the renowned three-Michelin star chef Pierre Gagnaire, Reflets presents sensational French menus and gastronomic creations that intrigue and play with the senses. Sink into the plush pink damask chairs, surrounded by artistic Murano glass chandeliers and mother-of-pearl adorned walls, while you fully indulge in its private and romantic waterfront setting and enjoy the tastes of its specialist wine cellar, recommended by Reflets' own resident sommelier.
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good”
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Very good value for lunch and they could be little bit sensetive for dinner prices.

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Thank Julietteadwers
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Delicious, classy and exclusive”
Reviewed 20 January 2012

This restaurant became our favourite for special occasions and treats. It offers a dining experience that you otherwise hardly find in Dubai or other places for that matter. The atmosphere has a sense of exclusivity and privacy and from the moment you set foot in the restaurant, you feel that you are the only guest there - mainly because of the staff's dedicated attention and the overall quietness. The tables are set to allow a maximum of privacy and you hardly notice the other guests despite a full restaurant - which it usually is every time we were there. The menu changes regularly and is limited to something like 30 items in total, yet it caters for almost every taste, offering some of Pierre Gagnaire's masterpieces around meat, seafood, poultry and vegetables. The food quality is among the best I ever came across every time and he ingredients are as fresh as can be; mosty flown in from Europe or Australia. The appetizers are usually crafted around a "theme"; mushroom, cheese, seafood are often on the menu. Tried the mushroom and the cheese-themed appetizers and they were simply exquisite! Each one comes with 5 to 7 different small creations of the main ingredient, which all taste out of this world! Actually, the appetizers were the highlight of the meal but that doesn't mean that the mains and desserts were less amazing! Being avid meat-eaters, we ordered different cuts of beef, which came grilled to perfection each time and were accompanied by a variety of delicious small portions of creatively prepared vegetables or gratins. What can be said of the portions is that they're not huge at first sight but by the time you're done with your main dish, you feel that you should stop there and skip dessert, which we did every time. However, Reflets won't let you finish a meal without something sweet under your teeth, so you will automatically get a platter with 6 different small sweet creations, which are effectively a very decent dessert portion in their own right!

While leaving, the restaurant manager would escort you and present you each with a huge home-made chocolate muffin, which tastes so fine and delicate that you wouldn't want to eat any of commercially made muffins ever again!

Overall, an amazing experience every time and THE place to treat and impress your loved one or special guests.

  • Visited February 2011
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Thank Dany_DXB
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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews
“very nice French food”
Reviewed 4 January 2012

we dined once in the hotel it was very nice experience too, we like the view out from the restaurant terrace, very nice for every one the staff are very friendly too

Visited December 2011
Thank Emanuela038
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“At least the third best chef in the world!”
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Was lucky enough to be there when Pierre attended - impeccable! As good as the Paris version, and in Dubai! Formidable!

Visited September 2011
Thank r15xeb
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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“My taste buds quiver with anticipation of the next time that I will be here again!”
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Dear all readers,
Be warned! This is as good as it gets!!! Amazing fine dining, I could have been in Paris or Monte Carlo!!!
A must visit if you are in Dubai! Brave the ques!
a very satisfied Refletts patron!

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Thank chrisjwu
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