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Shakespeare and Co

The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 329 1040
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (8 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing, really fresh, tasty with normal portion size. The menu is ok, nothing really special but enough for a breakfast, lunch, tea or dinner. Prices are acceptable and the atmosphere is nice. The decoration is definitely well done! At least in the...More

Thank lolitoelpiloto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the second time but unfortunately it was a bad experience, I was disappointed by the poor service ( insects inside my daughter dish ) they changed later but she refused to eat.

Thank Wail-Almaimani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to have breakfast with my family, their food taste well specially breakfast meals. I love he ambiance as if you are dining from other country. Friendly staff.👍👍

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Excellent for breakfast, not so for lunch or dinner. Service is always good, fast and attentive. Coffees are good, cakes great! Need some improvements the rest of the menu...

Thank Giorgio L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

me, who one love the cake and sweet , i can say that it was excellent. If you need for a rest , let your way to take you to SHAKESPEARE AND CO , you will enjoy a lot. Drink a coffee with shisha ,...More

Thank Fatma M
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Hi Fatma M! We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the warm words of compliments that you have generously showered us, we have gladly shared your appreciation to the whole team and rest assured that it will be a source...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I really love the interior concept of the coffee shop and all the staff are so friendly also they serve the food and beverage in time.More

Thank Dandreb Q
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you very much Dandreb Q, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food, good service...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have always visited Shakespeare whenever I have visited UAE, both in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but I found the service in the Abu Dhabi one to be not as good as Dubai. The breakfast was good, but did take forever to arrive. The bacon...More

Thank Zana K
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you very much Zana K, for visiting our restaurant in Abu Dhabi area and for taking the time to write a valuable review. While we wish your experience was better, it is feedback like this that we learned from and used to improve. Please...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I know some will love the decor. But I didn't. The problem is that some areas like the cracked floor, the beaten up kitchen door etc just look badly maintained. The huge air con machines in the centre of the cafe dont help the look....More

Thank TootingMike
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you very much TootingMike, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a valuable review of your experience with us. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious, fresh products and well cooked. We ordered lentil soup, beef tenderloin and chicken. Waiters are fast and polite, particularly Ravi, Pramesh and Rahman.More

1  Thank Asiya23
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Asiya23! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and you were happy with the services provided by our staffs. We pride ourselves in delivering an exceptional experience for all our patrons through our high standard quality of food and...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited Dalma mall branch. Nice ambient & great staff. Ordered French toast & poached egg wit salmon & spinach. Portion is huge. Gd value. Cff/tea came with nice biscuits. Overall great experience definitely will return again.More

Thank Alice K
ShakespeareandCoUAE, Regional Director of Operations and Franchises at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you very much Alice K, for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests, as it shows that our efforts to deliver good food and service...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Souk - Central Market, Guardian Towers - Muroor, St. Regis - Saadiyat Island | Deerfields Townsquare, Al Falah, Paragon Bay, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Shakespeare and co)
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 4 329 1040
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Description
Shakespeare and Co was established with the simple premise of serving great quality food, providing friendly and efficient service in a warm atmosphere reminiscent of home. Abiding by that philosophy has propelled the company's growth from its first establishment in 2001, to currently 18 company owned and operated outlets in the United Arab Emirates, and franchises in Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and the United States.
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