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The Retreat

#321 of 1,890 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
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$$ - $$$
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The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa | Sas Al Nakhl, Khalifa City a, Abu Dhabi 126797, United Arab Emirates
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+971 2 616 9999
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Overall we experienced a very poor service in every aspect - from a 15 minute delay in getting drink service at the beginning, a 30 minute delay for our starters which we had to prompt for, and then a main course where we sent the fries back to the kitchen. After we asked after our starter the waiter returned from... More 

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1 Thank Sinbad85
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

As a regular visitor to this sports bar, I am excited every time when I see Ririn coming to serve me and my friends. With quick service and a beautiful smile, she is mastering her job, a real star of the restaurant! There is nothing more that guests can expect from the staff. Well done Ririn! This is a message... More 

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2 Thank Ivkaad
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Relaxing sportsbar with nice seating outside also. Menu as you expect in a sportsbar, good choices of food and drinks. Excellent wines and staff very friendly and prompt.

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1 Thank Bruno570
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The food is very delicious especially the steak sandwich,we ordered the crispy chicken and it was nice but it would be better if it was more juicy.Service was fine and staff is friendly

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1 Thank mad611
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

The location and Envouirment is excellent. The worst thing in this bar is the service and waiters. Been waited over 45min till they came to take my order even though the place is not busy. The wonder thing the waiters they saw you when I set and the pass by and just ignore you. So sorry for such a nice... More 

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3 Thank NS15022012
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Visit regularly and always get good food and good service . Very friendly staff who are always accommodating . Even during the golf championship which was obviously a very busy period

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1 Thank David G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My only disappointment is that they brought the starters with he main course but the food was delicious!

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1 Thank dellywhu
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

went to the golf at the weekend and stayed over in the Westin, used the retreat on a couple occasions and even though the place was packed the staff friendliness and quality of service was outstanding , the team there really make you feel at home , wicked G&Ts.

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1 Thank jeff o
Cabanas, Portugal
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We went to this bar during the HSBC Golf tournament. Now I appreciate that they are not used to regularly dealing with large numbers of guests, but surely you know in advance at a 5 star hotel linked to a prestigious golf course, how many extra staff you will need for an event? We were in a small group of... More 

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1 Thank AffinityGirl
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Have been here a couple of time and what brings us back is the kind staff and particularly Mr. Bipin, who goes out of his way to make the meal enjoyable. Efficient, pleasant and extremely attentive. A quiet outside area with good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa | Sas Al Nakhl, Khalifa City a, Abu Dhabi 126797, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 9999
Description
The Retreat, found in the heart of Abu Dhabi offers traditional pub meals and shows live coverage of international sports events - all in a setting that combines classic style with contemporary elegance. With its informal bar atmosphere, The Retreat Sports bar in Abu Dhabi is the perfect spot in which to unwind with your favourite beverage. With three large LED screens around the bar, guests are sure to have a good view of the latest sporting action, as well as being able to enjoy an array of modern dishes, from quick snacks and salads to hearty mains and tasty desserts. The Retreat also boasts an exceptionally broad selection of beverages.

Cuisine: International
Dress code: Smart casual
Setting: Bar

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