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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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“soufle” (2 reviews)
“caviar” (5 reviews)
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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 12 February 2016

This review is long over due... My husband and I came here for a nice romantic dinner We both ordered the steak (very good) The main reason I would come back is for the lovely service. Our waiter was great, but his manager was ever...More

Thank Sera K
Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2016

Dear Sara A, Thank you for taking the time to write a note to us. We are delighted you had such a wonderful visit. We hope you enjoyed the birthday celebration and Othmane is pleased he could be of assistance. Kind regards,

Reviewed 11 February 2016

Extremely welcoming and Romantic restaurant with absolute great food. On our Wedding Anniversary we indulged iin the Menu Gastronomique - a delightful and extremely tasty set of different savoury plates, well worth the rather expensive experience, dowsed with diofferent wines according to the served plate....More

Thank mitktc
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We reserved a table at Bord Eau for my wife's last dinner in Abu Dhabi and we were not disappointed. It was wonderful, everything. We wanted a selection of dishes that allowed us to have champagne throughout our dinner. The Bord Eau's offerings, quality and...More

Thank Umfrid
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Dined here on my birthday and must say we found the food and service to be Michelin standard. There was an a la carte menu as well as taster menus. Good choice of both meat and fish. They had even prepared a small cake for...More

Thank 46Bear
Reviewed 27 December 2015

At the beginning of December we looked at all the Christmas Day dining options on offer. OK so we're grinches, but we dislike queuing at buffet tables and watching unruly children paddle in the Bain-Maries so we searched for an elegant festive lunch for two....More

3  Thank Fruit_Tart
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

The wait staff were not aware of what they were doing it seemed . Water was neither offered or served till my partner had to ask . I am not one to be baggy about prices , however if you want to charge Michelin prices...More

2  Thank LifeEats
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Four of us had dinner at Bord Eau in June and didn't have a great experience. We were invited back and the tables had turned. We had a lovely time. From the appetizers to the main courses to the deserts, everything was delicious! The restaurant...More

Thank AbuDhabiDoo
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel and a meal at Bord Eau was part of the package, unfortunately as it turned out. When we arrived to the empty restaurant the staff had no clue. Kept us waiting to have a seat in an empty restaurant...More

3  Thank Billiam99
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Not only claim many that Bordeaux is (perhaps) the best restaurant in the city; they also charge accordingly for their food. We, we dare to have a different opinion: dining at Bordeaux is ok but the is so much missing and the staff is only...More

1  Thank Taco T
Thomas G, General Manager at Bord Eau, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2015

Dear Taco T, Thank you for your review of our Bord Eau. It is gravely regrettable to learn that your culinary journey was marred by the overall service and food quality during your recent visit. We are equally unease with this unpleasant dining experience and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

tip - Ask for a seat outside so you can see the mosque lit up at night pros - food was good (fois gras, steak, souffle) - service was also friendly and quick - a quiet restaurant which makes it easy to have a conversation...More

Thank NomadNorth
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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
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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