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Mai Cafe

$$ - $$$
Bar, International, European, Contemporary
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Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Aloft Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 654 5193
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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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482 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Nice outdoor bar and restaurant by the pool. Large choice of different food and drinks. Thursday evening was only expensive buffet available. And we only wanted one lighter meal. So we went down to Dine at ground level after having beer only.

Thank Carl-Henrik P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Its is nice place by the pool area. Food was perfect service was good. Staff was very attentive and polite. We enjoy our drinks and food. Thank you.

Thank alick123
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2016

College Rakesh has gifted with a excellent product knowledge about food and bevarage,specially when it comes to whisky .he got excellent depth knowledge a bout it .explain all about JW whisky product ,color,taste and virital specfic characters.i am impressed about his knowledge. He is an asset to the Mai cafe .friendly attitude always welcome me to this place .overall excellent... More 

Thank dharshana y
Miami, Florida
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343 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

It's an outdoor cafe which also serve food. The service is ok but food is terrible. Even though the have fans around the place but its HOT. Since it's in the Aloft hotel, the price is on the expensive end. C U AROUND

Thank majeo
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Decided to try the Thursday Evening brunch here with friends to celebrate my 28th wedding anniversary. Brunch timings are 6:30pm until 10:30pm. The brunch is BBQ but there is certainly room for improvement were the food is concerned. The food that should be hot was cold and not very appetising. The staff are very friendly, professional and always there when... More 

Thank suz1e46
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Relax by the pool and enjoy a few drinks and some light food. The selection is good, and overall it is a nice weekend activity to do. Prices are not bad either.

Thank Chelsea Hope W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We had a nice afternoon in the pool on a weekend with their friendly and helpful staffs, special thanks to our waiter Mario Jr. The food was really delicious and the place is so relaxing. Looking forward to be back for our next vacation.

Thank phites
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Aweosme cafe, they have a fab buffet on a Thursday night starting 6.30pm. All you can eat and drink 200 dirhams (alcohol) 135dirhams (soft drinks). Great pool food. Pizza's are yummy.

Thank SammylouJ
Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Staff outstanding especially Rakesh who also gave me an itinerary for going to India next year - quality and choice of food excellent - great pool roof-top location with breeze! Will definitely come back when we return to Abu Dhabi next year

Thank Bobby G
Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Thanks to Rakesh, best service I've had in the greater Middle East and North Africa region in years! Busy day w lots of pool guests, but I had very attentive service.👍

Thank globalobel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, International, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Aloft Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 654 5193

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