35 Outside seating Restaurants near Abu Dhabi

We found 35 Outside seating restaurants within 24 kms 24 kms of Abu Dhabi

While its bigger sister might be the big name when it comes to UAE cities, Abu Dhabi isn’t going to be overshadowed by its neighbouring town. Perhaps a slightly less obvious destination to next-door Dubai, Abu Dhabi serves as a spot for in-the-know locals and tourists looking for something slightly less mainstream.

The results are a dynamic city with an incredible dining scene that spans everything from casual restaurants to fine dining. Abu Dhabi has a vast number of restaurants to choose from and offers some of the most diverse cuisine choice across the emirate. The vibrant and varied restaurant scene means you have the opportunity to sample dishes that take influence from around the world. With big names such as Hakasaan, Frankie’s and Marco Pierre White all rapidly expanding in Abu Dhabi, there has never been a better time to dine out in Abu Dhabi.

Outside seating Restaurants near Abu Dhabi
Outside seating Restaurants near Abu Dhabi
Outside seating Restaurants near Abu Dhabi
Outside seating Restaurants near Abu Dhabi
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Roberto's

Roberto's

Al Maryah Island
5.2 kms
Enjoy an authentic taste of Italy in the heart of Abu Dhabi at modern Italian restaurant, Roberto’s. The restaurant is presided over by 2 Michelin sta ... Find out more
Sontaya

Sontaya

Saadiyat Island
10.6 kms
Olea Abu Dhabi

Olea Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Island
10.6 kms
Olea is an all-day dining venue situated on the ground floor of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, serving Mediterranean-inspired food. Guests are invite ... Find out more
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant Abu Dhabi

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 54854
5.6 kms
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant is a must-visit for lovers of Japanese cuisine in Abu Dhabi. A restaurant collection that originated in Spain now has made its ... Find out more
Teatro Abu Dhabi

Teatro Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi
10.2 kms
If you’re a fan of pan Asian food and love to get your fix of flavours from all over the far east, then you’re going to love Teatro. This Abu Dh ... Find out more
Brauhaus

Brauhaus

Abu Dhabi
4.6 kms
Taking up residence inside the five-star Beach Rotana hotel, Barhaus takes the title of Abu Dhabi’s original German restaurant. Barhaus is home to th ... Find out more
Nusr-Et Steakhouse Abu Dhabi

Nusr-Et Steakhouse Abu Dhabi

Al Maryah Island, 54937
5.6 kms
After opening its doors in 2010, this world-famous chain of Nusr-Et restaurants has taken performance food to another level. The Abu Dhabi edition of the po ... Find out more
Blue Grill

Blue Grill

Yas Island, 131755
22.5 kms
This restaurant within the Yas Island Rotana hotel lives up to its name with blue suede chairs and blue light shades, though it’s the flames in the op ... Find out more
Rangoli

Rangoli

Yas Island, 131755
22.5 kms
‘Modern Indian cuisine’ is how this hotel dining room within the Yas Island Rotana bills itself. But while the look the place is reasonably cont ... Find out more
BBQ Al Qasr

BBQ Al Qasr

Al Ras Al Akhdar, PO BOX 39999
6.2 kms
Visitors and residents of Abu Dhabi looking for a romantic seaside restaurant in which to enjoy great food and drinks, along with beautiful views, ought to ... Find out more
Choices

Choices

Yas Island, 131755
22.5 kms
This aptly named buffet restaurant is located in the Yas Island Rotana resort in Abu Dhabi. As the name suggests, this buffet has a range of cuisines and ch ... Find out more
Cho Gao Marina Walk - InterContinental Abu Dhabi

Cho Gao Marina Walk - InterContinental Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 4171
4.9 kms
It’s well known that Abu Dhabi is a destination in which you can sample the cuisines of the world, whether you want to enjoy Mexican nachos and tacos ... Find out more
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Part of the allure of dining in some of the most interesting Abu Dhabi restaurants is their gorgeous interiors, stunning views and far-reaching menus. For breakfasts and brunches, our favourite picks have to be spots overlooking the waterfront. Here you’ll be able to bask in the warm glow of that Emirati sunshine while enjoying plates of breakfast favourites (and a round or two of cocktails too, should the notion take your fancy). When it comes to dinner, there’s no denying that booking a restaurant with a view is a sure-fire way to guarantee impressing your guests. Plump for a table in one of the city’s many skyscrapers and you’ll be sure to enjoy a dazzling twinkle of lights from the buildings below – there’s truly no better way to soak up the skyline of the city.

From traditional Emirati cuisine through to Italian, Japanese and American food – this little corner of the UAE has it all when it comes to dining out. 

Looking for something special? You might like our round-up of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi, perfect for occasion dining.