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Lips the Cafe

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Marina Mall West Corniche Road 18 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 681 8191
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Cleveland, Ohio
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the scones tea which was incorrectly described in the menu. Quality of the food was poor. Tea was OK. Service was slow even though it was nearly empty and I was one of the few people there. With so many food options at Marina Mall I would definitely choose somewhere else.

Thank AmericanBadger
Diss, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We selected this cafe as it had a lunchtime special which was really good value and was tasty and well presented. The staff were friendly and helpful. A really good lunch.

Thank jude9999_10
Toronto, Canada
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214 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We like to have our breakfast there. Perfectly located in the heart of the mall. They offer Coffee, orange juice and main plate for AED 46 plus a complimentary bread and Jam as entrée.

Thank mshassan2016
Bucharest, Romania
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107 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Traditional food is very good. The service is fast. Prices are moderate. WiFi available. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Tufus92
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love this spot for their Emirati specialties. Their khameer bread and their balaleet are the perfect fix after a shopping session! They also have some good salads and their honey cake is a winner.

Thank FayIngis
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Moroccan tea there is adorable, juices, waffle, hot chocolate. Sandwiches also tasty. The service is very good .WiFi is available

Thank Roudy R
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I've no idea how the food tastes. I don't care. There is only one reason to come to lips and it is the hot chocolate selection! Y'know that passage in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe where we hear a description of Edmund drinking the White Witch's hot chocolate? This is better. Pure distilled ecstasy in a cup that... More 

Thank Alan D
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Had breakfast here with my partner. Service is very prompt and efficient, the café is very clean and well presented, and the food was very tasty (and the portions were generous). Would definitely go back again, as the menu had a great variety of options for all meals.

Thank Min N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch here with my wife. The personal is kind, the service is great. They have great burgers :) Recommended

Thank Szépkuti Z
Durham, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Tempted by their beautiful display of cakes and pastries we popped in for a snack. The location is in an open area of the Marina Mall so it's a busy place but the service was good and the eating area was clean and tidy - no dirty tables. (Some UK cafes take note). Gorgeous choice of ice cream. Mmmmm!

Thank Stuart B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Mall West Corniche Road 18 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 681 8191

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