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18 amazing restaurants in Mamsha Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi

Enjoy burgers and brasseries at the beachfront dining destination.

Brace yourself for a beachfront extravaganza at Mamsha Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi. This place is a food lover’s dream come true. From savoury delights to indulgent desserts, prepare to have your taste buds dancing with joy. The sheer variety of delicious treats and refreshing beverages will make your head spin. FACT has compiled the best restaurants in Mamsha Al Saadiyat.


Dive into a boho paradise of feel-good food at Alkalime. Whether you’re sipping on artisanal coffee by the stunning Soul Beach or indulging in their deliciously healthy options like cauli-pizza and seasonal salads, Alkalime has got your back. It caters to all with healthy alternatives without compromising on taste. And let’s not forget their cool interiors and mindful approach to a wholesome lifestyle. So, if you’re a fan of healthy eats, Alkalime is the spot to satisfy your cravings and nourish your soul.


Get ready for a taste of Rome in Abu Dhabi at Antonia. This place brings a mix of glam and retro vibes while serving up an appealing menu in a casual setting. From perfectly cooked pasta to delectable pizza al taglio loaded with traditional toppings, Chef Simone Federici has got you covered. Don’t forget to try their antipasti, organic salads, and Rome’s famous street food, supplì. And guess what? They even have delicious vegan options too.

Beirut Sur Mer

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary Lebanese dining experience beside the sea. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be captivated by the bold and eclectic decor that sets the perfect atmosphere. Their elevated Lebanese cuisine showcases all the classic dishes done right. Seafood lovers will rejoice with their selection of crab, octopus, shrimp and more. But it doesn’t stop there. Beirut Sur Mer also offers authentic mezze, kebbeh and salads accompanied by a carefully curated beverage list. Their well-deserved Bib Gourmand award from the MICHELIN Guide in 2023 is a testament to their dedication to delivering exceptional quality and value.

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes 

Promising a taste sensation like no other, Black Tap is a must-try. This viral NY hipster burger and CrazyShakes haven has landed next to Soul Beach, offering jaw-dropping burgers, mind-blowing mega shakes and plates that are perfect for the gram. The thumping beats and friendly staff create an energetic atmosphere that welcomes everyone.

Café Artea

At Café Artea, art and coffee collide in the most delightful way. As you step inside, you’ll find yourself in a world of eclectic artworks, carefully curated by both local talents and international artists. It’s like entering a gallery while savouring the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. So, whether you’re seeking inspiration, a cosy spot to unwind, or simply a place to appreciate the finer things in life, Café Artea is here to satisfy your cravings.

Coffee Architecture

Whether you need a morning wake-up call, a midday pick-me-up to conquer that pesky slump, or a late-night caffeine fix (because that’s how we roll in Abu Dhabi), Coffee Architecture has got you covered. The minimalist menu is all about the star of the show: coffee, glorious coffee. But hey, they’ve got your sweet tooth covered, too. It’s the perfect way to satisfy those cravings and treat yourself to something extra special.


We got the feels for Feels. Take your pick from oh-so-delicious food, smoothies and juices. The folks at Feels use high-quality ingredients, which are 100 per cent natural. It’s all about giving you a foodie experience that will make you feel incredible from the inside out.

Les Dangereux

Chef James Kim has unveiled his new restaurant Les Dangereux, where fine-dining French cuisine takes centre stage, accompanied by captivating beachfront views. Nestled within the stunning Soul Beach of Mamsha Al Saadiyat, Les Dangereux promises an exceptional dining experience with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and innovative culinary experimentation. The talented team behind this culinary sensation includes Beverage Director, Erik Lorincz, hailed as the World’s Best Bartender of the Year.


Whether you need a stylish haircut or a fabulous shopping spree, LOCAL Mamsha has got you covered. Plus, their cool café experience adds an extra dose of awesomeness, with T-shirts, slides, sunglasses and more available for sale. It’s time to experience the magic of LOCAL Mamsha, where hair transformations, fun shopping finds and delicious coffee combine to create a trendy haven.

NIRI Restaurant & Bar

Satisfy your sushi cravings at NIRI Restaurant & Bar, a paradise for sushi lovers. You’ll be greeted by a stylish and minimalist atmosphere that perfectly complements the fresh and authentic Japanese cuisine they serve. Indulge in their impressive menu featuring sushi, sashimi, robata grills and a tantalising selection of meats. NIRI’s culinary expertise seamlessly blends traditional flavours with a contemporary edge, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience. It’s. therefore no surprise that NIRI is a FACT Award winner.


Guess what, burger lovers? Get ready to sink your teeth into some blockbuster burgers at Pickl’s new spot at Mamsha. The menu is all about burgers that are “simple, not basic,” packed with the highest quality ingredients that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Vegetarians, fear not because Pickl has got you covered with their irresistible Impossible burger. So, whether you’re a meat lover or a veggie enthusiast, head on over to Pickl at Mamsha and get ready to experience burger bliss like never before.

Raclette Brasserie & Cafe 

Experience a gourmet adventure at Raclette Brasserie & Cafe, where French flavours come alive. This charming brasserie offers a tempting menu spanning exquisite seafood to hearty meat, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Don’t miss the opportunity to try their signature Raclette, a melted cheese dish served with accompaniments or explore their handpicked cheese platter. With its captivating decor, featuring wicker lights, lush greenery and mesmerising sea views, Raclette Brasserie & Cafe creates a truly memorable dining experience.


Step into Society, a chic café. Drawing inspiration from the vibrant cultures and natural landscapes of the UAE, the menu offers small plates, large plates salads, flatbreads and desserts. The mains include Beef Tenderloin, Truffle Fettuccine and Smoked Braised Short Ribs. Every dish served is crafted with the utmost care, using locally sourced, fresh and premium ingredients. Whether you’re seeking a revitalising morning or a cosy evening, Society’s carefully designed space promises to inspire and envelop you. 

Ten 11 Beach

Get ready for some serious beach vibes and a laid-back atmosphere that will transport you straight to a surf shack at Ten 11 Beach. This place has a friendly service and casual ambience, so you’ll instantly feel at ease. Sip on delicious coffee beachside while diving into a menu of healthy favorites like acai bowls or indulging in a tasty selection of pizzas. And let’s not forget about the terrace, where you can soak up the glorious view.

Ting Irie

Ting Irie is the UAE’s first Jamaican restaurant. Offering a fresh and modern take on Caribbean cuisine with bold flavors and a vibrant atmosphere, this is the place to be. Quench your thirst with tropical drinks, fresh juices or Jamaica’s famous Blue Mountain Coffee. Whether you’re enjoying shared plates of Rotisserie Jerk Chicken, Jamaican oxtail or Chips O’Mon Burger, dining at Ting Irie is a fun experience.

TOTÓ Abu Dhabi 

Sport and food might not sound like a catchy combination, but it appears to have worked for tennis’ Rafael Nadal and football’s Cristiano Ronaldo. The pair are behind the culinary concept, TOTÓ Abu Dhabi, which serves fine-dining Italian food. The concept draws inspiration from 1950s Italian cinema, cinematography, and the legendary Cinema Paradiso. The menu combines traditional and creative dishes, and guests can expect clay pot casseroles and stews, plentiful pasta dishes, and meat and fish prepared in the wood-fired oven. 


Immerse yourself in Nordic cuisine at the newly-opened Valgerand. Drawing upon the techniques and traditions of Estonian gastronomy and Nordic flavours, Valgerand offers diners a culinary experience centred around natural ingredients, fire, and smoke. To complement the meal, Valgerand’s team of experienced sommeliers can curate a selection of paired wines to elevate the experience. The restaurant is named after a place in Estonia affectionately referred to as “the white beach”, which is fitting considering the waterfront location.

Wake n Bake

Indulge in a delightful culinary experience at Wake N Bake, where freshly made bread, cakes, pastries and savoury bites take centre stage. From their flavorful salads to their sandwiches made with freshly baked bread, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Don’t miss out on the heavenly homemade doughnuts and decadent desserts, all crafted with natural and locally sourced ingredients. With their commitment to quality and a warm, inviting atmosphere, Wake N Bake is the perfect spot to start your day on a delicious note.

So soak up the sun, savour dishes and satisfy your cravings – all in one place. Mamsha Al Saadiyat is the spot where foodies and sunseekers unite, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere that will leave you wanting more. Let your taste buds run wild while you bask in the warmth of Abu Dhabi’s magnificent coastal paradise. Mamsha Abu Dhabi awaits you with open arms.

GO: Visit www.saadiyatisland.ae for more information.

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Shaheera Anwar - Staff Writer
From a beautiful childhood in Riyadh to a calm and collected life in Dubai. When she's not busy penning her latest masterpiece, you can catch Shaheera lounging with her family or binging on the latest movies. And as a millennial, she's got her sights set on TikTok - hoping to go viral someday (fingers crossed).

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