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Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi 39999, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 690 9000
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

On a overnight stay at the Emirates Palace, the husband decided to satisfy the foodie in me... and what a satisfaction it was! The Emirates Hotel restaurants are one of the finest and this definitely comes in that category. Reservations are definitely needed. The interiors are grand and opulent, loved the ambience - perfect date night. As you settle in...... More 

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Thank Shaheen S
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing restaurant with great food. Nice music and excellent small bar for digestive. We had very nice time with our friends. Staff was very friendly and smily. The chinese girl Hu just served us with a amazing glance. And Danny the manager was perfect too. Hope to cole back soon! Thank you!!!

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1 Thank paul j
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a quiet lunch as we were only the second table in the whole restaurant at the time so we obviously got a lot of attention from the staff who were extremely friendly. The food arrived promptly and it was delicious and really well paired with a glass of wine.

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Birmingham, England
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Gorgeous food, we had deep friend seafood, pizza cooked in their large wood fired pizza oven and steak. All delicious, only criticism was tables were so huge it was hard to feel the atmosphere was intimate for a couple as we couldn't even reach hands across the table! Prosecco was also delicious and service was excellent. (And they organised the... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Wonderful atmosphere and awesome food served. One of the great experiences I have had. This restaurant will surely be one of my favorite places in Abu Dhabi.

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1 Thank Annushka4
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Took some of my friends for lunch to Mezzaluna. The restaurant manager Danny made sure that we are looked after. Had some minestrone soup, pasta with seafood and carpaccio. Everything was very Italian! Mezaluna is the place where Italians go for Italian. Been here before and always looking for an opportunity to go back.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

On a beautiful April evening we took a drive to the Emirates Palace where my partner had booked a dinner reservation. If you have never visited, when you arrive it is just full of grandeur. On entering make sure you look up, the ceiling is just wonderful, everywhere you look is just wonderful. We arrived at the restaurant and had... More 

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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The hotel is a showplace. The restaurant was super flexible with the reservations. We had to reschedule twice due to our tour schedule. The service was attentive and professional. The food was beautifully presented and very tasty. I would recommend a visit. The entrees are pricey.

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Thank Nature95
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. A wonderful way to enjoy the ambiance of the Emirates Palace. Food was delicious. We sat outside and enjoyed the peaceful sound of the water feature as we soaked up the view out to the beach. The service was outstanding. Kalash did an excellent job of making sure we had everything we needed. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Food and service at Mezzaluna in Emirates Palace are outstanding. The food is no doubt authentic, very flavoursome and good quality ingredients. Servings are just right. Service is excellent with professional staff, polite and cheerful. Love this place ❤️️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi 39999, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 690 9000
Description
Take a culinary tour of Italy with Mezzaluna restaurant, known for the best Italian food in Abu Dhabi. Regional dishes from across the beautiful country of Italy form a menu that is truly unique, and lovingly prepared by the genius hands and heart of our passionate Chef. While dining on authentic fine Italian cuisine in the surrounds of Mezzaluna's expertly designed, custom-created terrace, it is easy to imagine yourself dining in the beautiful trattorias of Lombardia, Umbria or Toscana, with their tree-lined roads, rolling hills and sun-kissed fields. With echoes of a hot Italian summer, the Abu Dhabi weather permits you to dine al fresco with your family and friends, while trying new and exciting dishes in our award winning Italian restaurant. Two private dining rooms are also available for groups of up to 16 people and are available for early reservations for special celebrations, or to catch up with good friends over great Italian food. Mezzaluna has won awards as one of the top Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi for the unique dishes and culinary offerings crafted here. Mezzaluna is located on the ground level of the Emirates Palace and has glorious views of the picture-perfect sandy beach, crystal blue waters of the Arabian Gulf and the Emirates Palace Marina. "La scoperta di un piatto nuovo è più preziosa per il genere umano che la scoperta di una nuova stella." Brillat-Savarin (The discovery of a new dish is more precious to human beings than the discovery of a new star.)

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