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Fairmont Bab al Bahr Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 654 3238
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (38 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fairmont Bab al Bahr Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We were on a half board package so we had an allowance to spend here , we still went over ! But the food was really good and a relaxing atmosphere to make an enjoyable evening.

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my birthday here in April 2016 and the service was impressive from the host at the door to the waiter who served us. We ordered the Burrata which was acceptable and not as interesting as I expected. We enjoyed the seafood linguine pasta and...More

Thank Dubaian_82
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Good variety on the menu. They have options for gluten free. The bar on the smoking area is suitable if you fancy a cigarette with you drink. They have a piano played on certain evenings. To get a couch table better you do a reservation...More

Thank Rania N
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We came too late but still they allow to take lunch. Pizza, Lasagane all was perfect , the best was the Tiramisu with Amarena. Servants were really friendly. Thanks again.

Thank Papi14366
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Came to Frankies as we are staying at the Fairmont. We love Italian food and it is usually a safe option. Starters bruschetta which was extremely bland and minestrone soup which my partner enjoyed. Mains came Lasagne was tasteless, it arrived without the creamy sauce...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Food was of a very good quality although quite expensive for pasta dishes. Alcohol as you would expect was expensive. Would definitely eat here again

Thank cjtaylor60
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Nice Italian food quite reasonably priced. Very busy though so need to book in advance. Fast service.

Thank slb197608
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Had lunch here and wasn't very impressed by the taste and flavours. Also quite expensive. Staff were excellent and location is good but the quality of the food just wasn't quite there.

1  Thank LondonXYZ1973
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I ate here in the summer and was very impressed - on that occasion great food and very attentive service. So when I came back to the Hotel for New Year I thought it would be a great venue for New Year's Eve. I couldn't...More

Thank LondonBurl
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great food presented well and reasonably priced for this grade of hotel. Cocktails served in the bar beforehand was nice before sitting down to eat. A varied menu of Italian themed food.

Thank MunchKen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Bab al Bahr Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 654 3238
One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.
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