Located in a dazzling natural bay, Emirates Palace is the perfect destination offering a pristine private beach and marina. With its stunning Arabian interiors and legendary five-star service, the resort brings a new luxury experience to the heart of Abu Dhabi. The iconic Emirates Palace is the pinnacle of luxury, reflecting Arabian hospitality's true warmth and generosity. Through its luxurious amenities and personalized service, the Emirates Palace promises guests a distinctive holiday experience from all over the world. Located at the heart of the UAE’s capital city of Abu Dhabi, it is the preferred destination for business and leisure travelers and a glamorous venue for international events, conferences, and exhibitions.
The Emirates Palace has 394 rooms and suites that have been beautifully designed and furnished to offer guests superior comfort and convenience. With many of Abu Dhabi’s leisure attractions within a short distance from the Palace, including superb shopping destinations and impressive cultural and heritage sites, the Emirates Palace provides guests the perfect place to explore the beauty and charm of this traditional yet amazing cosmopolitan city.
Dining - Authentic dining experiences, fresh, innovative cuisines from around the world. "Martabaan by Hemant Oberoi" - Martabaan has been envisaged as a ‘contemporary classic’ Indian dining destination by Hemant Oberoi, a celebrated master chef and the first Indian chef nominated to the World Gourmet Club. He is internationally recognized for his innovative approach to Indian cuisine. Deeply embedded in cultural traditions, his innovative recipes have revolutionized the Indian culinary world with delights such as Temple Cuisine, Iron Cuisine, and the Naza, to name a few.
His illustrious career has seen him raise the bar as the Grand Chef of the legendary Taj Group of Hotels for over four decades. He has also charmed diners with his culinary pleasures at his exclusive restaurants in Mumbai, Delhi, Singapore, and San Diego. A ‘super chef,’ Hemant Oberoi has had the privilege of catering for royalty and other state heads on several occasions. His enviable guest list includes Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, and the Duke of Edinburgh, King Hussein of Jordan, Prince Albert of Monaco, among several other distinguished personalities.
Martabaan affords an exclusive accent to the luxurious culinary canvas at Emirates Palace. With splendid views of the Arabian Gulf’s crystal blue waters and the Emirates Palace Marina, the opulent ambiance is a perfect complement for the mystic flavors and creativity, which await true aficionados of Indian cuisine. The ‘Tikka Le’ Bar, which is a focal feature of the restaurant, adds a sparkling facet to the distinctive atmosphere with a fascinating medley of signature cocktails. The restaurant also highlights a truly aristocratic dining experience with elegantly appointed private dining rooms. Guests will relish a visual treat of oft-loved yet forgotten classic recipes presented in their new avatar. Indulge in a delectable feast with an imaginative menu featuring distinctive offerings as varied as the Varqui Crab, Dum ki Nalli, Masala Chai Creme Brulee, and more to satisfy every discerning palate.
"BBQ Al Qasr - Elegant, yet casual, dining experience" - On any sultry evening in Abu Dhabi, there is an unrivaled seaside restaurant so romantic, one may be inclined to save it for a special occasion. Instead, allow BBQ Al Qasr to confirm your faith in romance day-to-day throughout the season. BBQ Al Qasr’s seaside gazebos afford an elegant, yet casual, dining experience throughout the day, but night time evokes an Arabia of yesteryear as diners savor a lavish meal beneath the stars on the beach. Few dining experiences are as complementary as divine food grilled to perfection by the sea, and BBQ Al Qasr sources the very best ingredients from around the world to whet the international appetites of the discerning guests. Voted “Most Romantic Restaurant in Abu Dhabi” from year-to-year, BBQ Al Qasr offers a seaside retreat for diners who enjoy elegant fare served al fresco. The restaurant features romantic gazebos set in the sand steps from the azure Arabian Sea. Gentle sea breezes and softly lapping waves fashion an enviable soundtrack to accompany the aromas of the best searing steaks and the best seafood served by the sea. As with famous dining locations in any city of the world, do book early at the weekends if you are planning your evening at the best BBQ in Abu Dhabi!
"Cascades - Greek-inspired restaurant" - Emirates Palace’s Greek-inspired restaurant, Cascades, is aptly named for the cascading waterfalls and sea grottos within the water park to which it is adjacent. Situated at the edge of the West Beach Club inviting pool, diners can relax on the terrace and enjoy a breath-taking view of the azure Arabian Gulf while relaxing on a casually elegant terrace. Surrounded by lush palms, blossoms, and birdsong, guests can relax with the cool and refreshing breezes from the sea before continuing to soak up the sun. Cascades provides a family-friendly alternative to the East Wing’s Las Brisas for groups seeking an array of outdoor entertainment. With the Kids’ Club, Park and Pool nearby, there is no shortage of activities to keep children of all ages busy whilst the parents linger over a long meal. Deliciously perfect for a sunny day of pool or beach-side relaxation, Cascades is the ideal place to punctuate your day of family fun in the sun with a bit of nourishment.
"Hakkasan - Award-winning cuisine" - Hakkasan Abu Dhabi brings Hakkasan’s award-winning cuisine to the landmark Emirates Palace. Comprising a restaurant, bar and lounge, and four private dining rooms, the 16,000 sq ft space is separated by carved wooden screens and latticing that echo the London flagship restaurant's rich interiors. Long-time design partner Gilles & Boissier designed the space with the Hakkasan ethos of the modern ethnic, interpreting it for the United Arab Emirates. Embroidered furniture and marbled Chinese forms enrich the space, and the main dining area is crafted into a wooden cage surrounded by backlit blue glass and a stainless steel frame. Hakkasan Abu Dhabi has recently launched the new Hakkasan Terrace, which is all set to top the list of this winter’s must-visit alfresco lounge spots. Overlooking the majestic Emirates Palace grounds, the new 108-seat terrace boasts a stylish bar area complete with a bespoke cocktail menu and laid-back cabanas overlooking the city skyline. A vibrant drinking and dining experience, guests can expect a roster of local and international DJ talent. Signature Hakkasan dishes like Peking Duck with Caviar and Crispy Duck Salad are served alongside a set of new dishes created especially for an Emirate clientele. The restaurant is headed by chef Lee Kok Hua, who was previously at Hakkasan Hanway Place, where he worked under Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee for five years.
"Las Brisas - Silence and poolside relaxation" - Spanish for Breezes, Emirates Palace’s East Beach Club restaurant Las Brisas is aptly named. Situated at the edge of the inviting pool, diners can relax on the terrace and enjoy a breath-taking view of the azure Arabian Gulf while relaxing in the gentle sea breeze. Leave the city’s hustle and bustle behind and allow the sounds of the sea set to soothe your soul. Simultaneously, the award-winning chefs prepare a vast array of à la carte cuisine, from locally caught seafood dishes to tantalizing signature specialties. Las Brisas provides a tranquil alternative to the family-friendly Cascades Restaurant for individuals and couples seeking silence and poolside relaxation. Surrounded by lush palms and blossoms, guests can relax under the shade of Las Brisas before continuing to soak up the sun. Deliciously perfect for a sunny day of pool or beach-side relaxation, Las Brisas is the ideal place to punctuate your day of relaxation with a bit of nourishment.
"Mezzaluna - Regional Italian specialties" - Designed to conjure the grand tradition of ristorantes throughout Northern Italy with their tree-lined roads, undulating hills, and sun-kissed fields, Mezzaluna receives every guest as family with a warm welcome and a dining experience that is consummately Italian. Consistently named one of Abu Dhabi’s best Italian restaurants, Mezzaluna serves hand-crafted, regional Italian specialties. Whether you prefer paccheri pasta with lobster, langoustine, and asparagus, stuffed baked lamb loin with Cerignola olives, or a simple pizza Margherita, Mezzaluna’s friendly staff will guide you to Italian specialty dish perfectly suited to your unique palate. Guests will delight in dining al fresco on Mezzaluna’s expertly designed terrace to sample new and inspired dishes. A menu rife with the finest ingredients sourced throughout Italy, from seafood and artichokes from Sardinia, blood orange and fine sea salt from Sicily, olives and olive oil from Liguria complemented by glorious views of the picture-perfect sandy beach, crystal blue waters of the Arabian Gulf and the Emirates Palace Marina.
"Le Vendôme - One-of-a-kind buffet" - With an emphasis on simplicity and quality, Le Vendôme’s sophisticated international buffet weaves together the best dishes of the Middle East and abroad, always served with impeccable style. Linger over a long breakfast, lunch, or dinner, choosing from healthy salads, soups, and sandwiches to hearty curries or filet de boeuf at this one-of-a-kind hotel buffet. "Mawal - Mezzeh favorites" - High ceilings, chandeliers in deep orange and red Moorish tones combined with dark wood furniture create an ambiance evocative of the mysterious Levant. Levantine hospitality dictates that guests are treated as family when the door is opened to your home, and Mawal brings that spirit of hospitality to the doorstep of Emirates Palace. In the Levant and Mawal, it is considered an honor to host guests and nourish them with the most delightful food.
"Mezlai - Award-winning Emirati" - Mezlai’s tent motif elicits a millennia of Arabian culture and hospitality under which diners emerge as royalty. In planning its menu, Mezlai creates dishes with ingredients derived from the sea, mountains, oases, and deserts that evoke the region. The menu features decadent updates on the Arabian diet staples accenting expected ingredients, such as za’atar, camel, and dates, and introducing the unexpected flavors of saffron, rosewater, and hand-picked wild oregano. A meal in Mezlai is a window into Emirati culture, a warm welcome to the long history of Arabian hospitality, and a journey into flavors as old as the sands of time, which taste as fresh and inspired as this city of tomorrow. No stopover in Abu Dhabi is complete without sampling the local flavors and dining as the locals do.
Spa & Wellness - A spa experience where every sense is indulged. The Emirates Palace Spa Abu Dhabi will instantly transport you to another realm, experience exquisite relaxation thanks to purely indulgent packages that aim to ignite a sense of balance and serenity. The 1,500 sqm award-winning Emirates Palace Spa features a traditional Moroccan Hammam that is well-appointed with two Jacuzzis, two steam rooms, heated marble, and an ice cave.