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Hoi An

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Shangri La Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 509 8888
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18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely comfortable chairs and a nice ambience. Good service from staff. Very disappointing food that lacked freshness and flavour. We love the Dubai branch of Hoi An because the food is fresher, spicy, well cooked and a better selection (with amazing staff). Poor desert selection.

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Thank 292clare
istanbul
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190 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food we ordered was quite delicious. I had wok fried Scallops and Crab soup, both excellent. There was 3 musical instruments that one lady was playing. It was interesting but this was not exactly kind of music that ne expect at such an expensive restaurant

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Thank mugen
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It is a very good restaurant. Ambiance is fantastic both indoors and out doors specially in winter evenings of Abu Dhabi. Quality and presentation of food is excellent. Service is super with very courteous staff.

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Thank Raheel K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very romantic ambience, I loved the cutlery and the whole presentation of the food and the way it was served. I had the home soup which was absolutely delicious followed with chicken curry. What I did get in return was a 100 dhs worth of coupon I could redeem from another famous Spanish restaurant of the hotel.

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DxB
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216 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had dinner here and totally loved this place. Had a positive experience at their Dubai location, but this one is definitely better! Service was effective, accurate and well coordinated. The waiting staff make your dining experience easy and pleasant. We didn't have to wait for someone's attention, nor did we need to repeat a request. We had meat and seafood,... More 

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england
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

After our poor experience in the Shang Palace, we were hesitant to try the Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Hotel's other East Asia dining. However restaurant manager Rashida Jumali not only listened to our complaints (and said she would pass them up) but ensured that if we came to her restaurant that we would not receive such poor food. Such an... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great authentic Vietnamese food cooked by Vietnamese Chefs. I've worked in Vietnam a lot and this was authentic as you can get. The only criticism is the restaurant was a bit dark.

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Thank Keith Ashley J
Romania
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you want to try vietnameze and chineze dishes Hoi An is the perfect restaurat. In a cozi atmosphere and an excellent staff.

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Thank PaulAlecu
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Having informed the restaurant that it was a special night for us, we were given the best table in the place, with our table scattered with rose petals and over looking the gardens. A lovely start to our experience. The service was excellent and the food authentic and tasty. We will be going again!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Although a little quiet and sedate, this restaurant has very good Vietnamese food. As expected the cold shrimp rolls were excellent, signature beef noodle soup with mint great and all other appetisers well served and authentic. By far the best dish this night for a light meal is the sea bream served in a lotus leaf (I think), superbly seasoned... More 

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Melissa J, Public Relations Manager at Hoi An, responded to this review

Dear Woodentopper, Thank you for reviewing Hoi An in such a positive light. The food is indeed tasty and freshly prepared. The chefs and team are all Vietnamese and take great pride in preparing authentic dishes. Just so you know the sea bream is steamed in a banana leaf and is favourite with many of our regular guests. The team... More 

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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
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangri La Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 509 8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?