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Shakespeare and Co

The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 329 1040
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (8 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always visited Shakespeare whenever I have visited UAE, both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but I found the service in the Abu Dhabi one to be not as good as Dubai. The breakfast was good, but did take forever to arrive. The bacon...More

Thank Zana K
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Zana K, for visiting our restaurant in Abu Dhabi area and for taking the time to write a valuable review. While we wish your experience was better, it is feedback like this that we learned from and used to improve. Please...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I know some will love the decor. But I didn't. The problem is that some areas like the cracked floor, the beaten up kitchen door etc just look badly maintained. The huge air con machines in the centre of the cafe dont help the look....More

Thank TootingMike
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much TootingMike, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious, fresh products and well cooked. We ordered lentil soup, beef tenderloin and chicken. Waiters are fast and polite, particularly Ravi, Pramesh and Rahman.More

1  Thank Asiya23
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Asiya23! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and you were happy with the services provided by our staffs. We pride ourselves in delivering an exceptional experience for all our patrons through our high standard quality of food and...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited Dalma mall branch. Nice ambient & great staff. Ordered French toast & poached egg wit salmon & spinach. Portion is huge. Gd value. Cff/tea came with nice biscuits. Overall great experience definitely will return again.More

Thank Alice K
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Alice K, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Every time I come here I get the eggs Benedict and they have never disappointed ever, best for a breakfast experienceMore

Thank jamesreilly123
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you very much jamesreilly123, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service do...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We ve been there for breakfast. They have a terrace which is quiet. We took egg benedicts and the the fraisier. It was very good and service is efficient. The fraisier is just amazing! One of my favorite spot for alfresc breakfast in Abu Dhabi!More

Thank jglassey .
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much jglassey, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service and...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick snack while visiting the souk, it was nice good service clean and not to priceyMore

Thank Irene H
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much Irene H, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and good...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I went there with my partner, bcs we saw from outside that is very nice enviroment, so we check the menu, and we decide to go in. Nobody was there to greet us, to ask if we need help, table, anything, just a waiter on...More

Thank Ultras C
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much Ultras C for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review. While we wish your experience was better, it is feedback like this that we learned from and used to improve. Please allow us to sincerely...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Located in the Central market, Shakspeare & Co is a great place to have breakfast in a relaxed quaint setting. When we went in on Friday late morning, there were lots of families with kids and the general buzz and atmosphere was conducive for a...More

Thank UNNIMAYA
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you very much UNNIMAYA, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. We are pleased to read that you and the family liked the atmosphere of the place! We have duly noted your...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Enjoy stopping in at Shakespeare for breakfast dinner or lunch. Good quality food at a fair price. Family friendly atmosphere.More

Thank William P
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you very much William P, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 4 329 1040
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Description
Shakespeare and Co was established with the simple premise of serving great quality food, providing friendly and efficient service in a warm atmosphere reminiscent of home. Abiding by that philosophy has propelled the company's growth from its first establishment in 2001, to currently 18 company owned and operated outlets in the United Arab Emirates, and franchises in Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and the United States.
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