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Bord Eau

Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 509 8555
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 26 December 2011

The veranda is fabulous, the room looks gorgeous. The meal never lives up to the price you pay for it. Tried twice, given up.

Thank runsandjumps
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I have dined at Bord Eau three times now, and this restaurant is certainly in the top tier of French cuisine in UAE. The dining room is suitable for a romantic meal, or for a meal with your best client. You have the option of...More

2  Thank R0m77
Reviewed 15 September 2011

One of my top 5 favorite meals of all time (Gordon Ramsey at the London – NYC; Restaurant Eve – Alexandria, VA; Gordon Ramsey Verre - Dubai, are some of my others in the top 5). The previous 2 times I have visited in the...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 13 August 2010

Amazing Foie Gras Soup, and a really tasty scallops/chowder. Afterward, the main course (Filet de Rouget) did not keep up; the cheese course did not wow - a selection of middling sharp cheeses which was introduced by the waitress as either "cow" or "goat" -...More

1  Thank TooFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 8 August 2010

If you like a fairly empty, big room, with strange vibes when it comes to service, it's a nice place. Yet, the menu is too complicated and it's not really anticipating special requests of customers. Frankies at the neighbouring Fairmont, or Marco Pierre White definitely...More

Thank Sam7506
Reviewed 3 April 2010

Superb food combined with a warm and elegant atmosphere. It's one of those experiences that leaves you flying above the skies.

Thank Alexandra75016
Reviewed 2 April 2010

In short: it was fantastic! A young French chef who could well become one of the future stars in the cooking world...

Thank bar56te
Reviewed 26 February 2010

From his creation and opening, the bord d'eau has never been disapointing. Always new ideas to share their love for the french cuisine and always a chearfull staff welcoming with a nice glass of champagne. The internal decoration is simple, the place is small and...More

Thank annetval
Reviewed 25 February 2010

Best restaurant ever...and best service and the best restaurant manager.

Thank yazziii
Reviewed 30 December 2009

An elegant evening awaits. I felt as though I was transported across the world enjoying a meal in France. This is definitely for a special occassion as the food is rich and so is the pricing, yet worth every bit of it. I can imagine...More

Thank andrewrnyc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$250
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street | Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 509 8555
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Bord Eau is the ultimate restaurant for French fine dining in Abu Dhabi. In the setting of a chic dining room that boasts opulent fabrics and furniture, the chef de cuisine prepares seasonal fresh produce flown in from France and serves each dish as an artistic expression. Bord Eau offers a superb a la carte menu and for the ultimate Bord Eau experience, the blind tasting menu is a must. Quiet instrumentals and a warm ambiance complement the rich gastronomy to create an intimate dining experience. To maintain a peaceful environment, children under 12 years old are not permitted in the restaurant.
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