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Le Cafe

#103 of 1,889 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
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Corniche Rd | West End Corniche, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 7999
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Normally coming to the coffee shop next door when we have discovered this cafe at Sofitel Hotel thanks to the ATM machine we were looking for.Have been delighted that we tried their cinnamon macchiato latte it's really delicious ,staff are very pleasing and friendly ,seating are comfortable ,the best time to come her is after 2pm as staff told us... More 

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Thank jessica822016
Australia
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Le Cafe is inside Emirates Palace - which is a must see if you are traveling to Abu Dhabi. It's architectural features are quite incredible. You must have your shoulders covered to enter. We wanted to go to Le Cafe for afternoon tea. My friend, an expat living in Abu Dhabi, rang ahead and booked but they somehow didn't have... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried the popular camel burger with falafel chips and gold on top... it was ok, overpriced.. I guess you pay that amount of money because you are having lunch at LE Café in Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi... it was a nice experience.

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Thank Jose B
Lucerne, Switzerland
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115 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always if we are staying at the Emirates Palace we like to sit there, to relax, listening to local musicians, and to meet an to talk to others.

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Thank 104marcele
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was all right but the high tea at Le Cafe was of very low quality at an extreme price. One would expect a 5-star institution to serve fresh sandwiches at least. - The sandwiches were dried out and stale. Clearly prepared way too long in advance. - There were enough scones and sweets for two to share but... More 

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Thank Sunet L
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the Emirates Palace is this gem of a location for afternoon tea or post-meal drinks. The service is excellent (must mention Stefan) and the snacks/cakes/drinks will wow you. I recommend their special coffee topped with shavings of gold; yes, GOLD! All served with a dark chocolate and a fresh date in fantastic surroundings. Wonderful.

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Thank Denrenix
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a non resident in the hotel we were told this was the only eatery we could go to. The coffee shop at the back of the property on the ground floor is open and is a nice carpeted area. There is a lady pianist playing softly in the background. The seating is low comfy sofas and armchairs. The staff... More 

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Thank Sophia P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We had 24 carat gold cappuccino, 24 carat gold camel burger and smoked salmon! Very nice food. Royal experience all around.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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137 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is probably the least expensive place to go if you are looking for a reservation at Emirates Palace but it's questionable if it's worth it. The food and other offerings are merely average and the prices are pretty steep. Additionally there is no view on this area.

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Thank AmericanBadger
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

As a coffee lover, I was intrigued when I heard about the gold dust cappuccino. The cappuccino is the signature coffee served at the Emirates Palace. The cappuccino is sprinkled with 24 carat gold flakes and is served with a special date and dark chocolate. The experience was definitely unique, the coffee was great and the ambience was amazing. Take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corniche Rd | West End Corniche, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 7999
  • This restaurant is at Emirates Palace

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?