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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6124
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated restaurant Superb staff excellent customer service Nice menu Excellent choice of cocktails, wines etc Nice outside area to either eat or relax after the meal Will definitely return

Thank sarah s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is hidden in the Intercontinental Abu Dhabi and is an absolutely true gem. A five star asian fusion cuisine with staff that are so attentive even your water glass doesn't get empty We are staying at the intercontinental on the all inclusive package...More

Thank DianeMarkB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good job to Mr. Chris for giving us a good service last night. We will come to visit to your restaurant in our free time. Thanks a lot. Great job. Cheers!

Thank cliff_19anderson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our first night in Abu Dhabi and were impressed with the food and the atmosphere. On Sunday and Monday nights they have ladies night where ladies are given a card that entitles them to 3 free cocktails from a menu. This...More

Thank kwake2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited for first time after being recommended by a friend. Excellent restaurant the service was impeccable, the food was delicious and atmosphere great would highly recommend, my server Anumesh for an excellent service. Foods were actually good. Salmon , sachimi and tempura were really...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what descriptively describes the type of food here, generically Asian. The menu has a good mix of food and I have always found something suitable for me. If you like something but have special dietary needs they will always try and accommodate where...More

Thank BrianNortern
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here remind me of home, all the Chinese I would eat at home, the dynamite shrimps however are amazing. Service is great very attentive. Great all round

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Intercontinental hotel in September and the staff in the club lounge recommended Cho Gao. We used this restaurant 3 times, the food is just outstanding, the service is great and the atmosphere and decor is fabulous. We can not praise...More

Thank KarenBateman66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for the ladies night and it was so cute. Was very nice music and ambiance😊Got 3 coupons for 3 drinks, I was drinking very nice Prosecco👌🏻a lot of people had dinner there, we were full, so did not get a chance to try...More

Thank Nadya_kulikova
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a place I frequently visit with my friend....... at least once in every 2 months.... found it a great place with some great food and ambiance.... its amazing especially Thursday and Friday nights... looking forward for more visits...

Thank RafiMalhotra
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017|
Response from Sheron P |
We do have rich paper rolls.wrk-fry veg ,fish off the day Duck .
11 June 2016|
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Response from Boyblue5 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 6124
  • E-mail
Cho Gao which means “rice market” in Vietnamese, combines the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. Guests can experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, China and Japan. The restaurant is an escape for all the senses as it blends the sights, smells, sounds and contrasting tastes of East Asian streets. From its dark wood décor reminiscent of a Hong Kong market, to its authentic cuisine, infused with the freshest herbs and spices, Cho Gao is one of Abu Dhabi’s favourite dining destinations.
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