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Abu Dhabi’s Most Romantic Restaurants

6 Restaurants
These are the best romantic spots that will surely make your date night a little more special.
Updated on 07 February 2024
Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental Hotel, West Corniche Road, Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi
$$$$ · Chinese

A lively atmosphere in chic oriental décor is what to expect at this international brand, located in the glamourous Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Find you and your date an intimate corner, start your night with some of the bar’s signature cocktails and sink your teeth in classics such as Peking duck, colourful dim sums and Chilean sea bass with honey.

The Galleria, Four Seasons Al Maryah Island Hotel, Abu Dhabi
$$$$ · Peruvian

Take your date on a trip to Latin America! Located in the Four Seasons Hotel on Al Maryah Island, Coya offers a vibrant array of Peruvian flavours with a Pisco Bar worth exploring. This romantic restaurant is dimly lit with a great atmosphere and intimate corners to enjoy some quality time with your significant other.

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Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers Hotel, West Corniche, Abu Dhabi
$$$ · Lebanese

Nothing like enjoying a date with delectable Lebanese fare and warm, relaxing service. This place has got it all, plus a lovely view! Opt for a window seat overlooking the harbour for that special touch and spend your evening under soft lights, surrounded by a great soundtrack and indulge in the sharing style menu packed with Lebanese classics with a modern touch.

Building 9, Mamsha Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Japanese Contemporary

This contemporary Japanese restaurant has the perfect location for a date. Located on Mamsha Al Saadiyat, this eatery is ideal for grabbing a bite from the robata grill and watch the waves of the sea crash onto shore. Expect a delicious and trendy menu paired with chic interiors. We suggest going for a romantic stroll on the promenade after savouring in modern Japanese cooking.

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Rosewood Abu Dhabi Hotel, Zayed the First Street, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
$$$ · Chinese

If you’re planning a shopping date with your love, this Cantonese eatery, located in Rosewood Abu Dhabi Hotel, is ideal for a post-shopping trip. Couples can cosy up in a dimly lit and intimate setting to set the romantic mood, with some sharing dishes to be enjoyed together. For those looking to spice up their evening, order the must-try selection of the Sichuan dishes for a little extra heat. The roasted duck is also worthwhile!

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Lilac 5, Jacques Chirac Street, Saadiyat Cultural District, Soul Beach, Al Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Lebanese

A beachfront eatery with a sharing menu of generous portions? Yes, please! This place offers a tasty selection of Lebanese mezze with stunning views of Mamsha Al Saadiyat’s turquoise waters. Couples will be able to finish off their desserts and head out to spend a day together at the beach or enjoy a sunset walk with the cool sea breeze.