Dine around the world in Abu Dhabi malls

With a plethora of global cuisines on offer, the malls across the capital bring tastes from all corners of the earth to diners. And in a bid to shine the spotlight on the emirate’s culinary expertise even more so, we take a look at how foodies can dine around the world right here on your doorstep: 

Rainforest Café

If you’re looking for something delicious – this is your place! This American eatery is serving up classics accompanied by live theatrics as you tuck in. Diners can feast on the Rainforest burger whilst the animated wildlife comes to life right before your eyes.   

Location: Yas Mall, The Fountains


Living by the mantra, if it’s not fresh don’t serve it, this authentic New York Italian brings Little Italy to the emirate in the most delightful way. Displaying the simplicity of tastes and boasting the ‘largest pizza in the UAE’ on the menu, Russo showcases traditional family recipes that have been passed down through generations. 

Location: Al Wahda Mall


A unique blend of cool Californian classics and authentic  Afghani dishes, Nolu’s  is the perfect spot to grab a delectable bite to eat any time of the day. From the grilled salmon with curried coconut cream to the saffron chicken or Afghani eggs, this place really is a must visit when downtown. 

Location: The Galleria, Al Maryah Island

Villa Beirut

Serving up all the family favourites, people flock from far and wide across the capital to try their traditional offerings. Capturing the true essence of the flavourful Lebanese cuisine, Villa Beirut prides itself on exceptional tastes and good quality ingredients. We suggest trying the Shish Taouk – you won’t regret it!

Location:  Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall & Dalma Mall

Hot Palayok

Indulge in the charm of Filipino cuisine as you savour on sumptuous dishes from across the region. Exploring the genuine combination of sweet and salty, Hot Palayok is showcasing mouthwatering specialties for us all to enjoy. And if the menu wasn’t vibrant enough, the quirky décor is certainly an attraction in itself – enjoy the view alongside dishes like Beef Rendang. 

Location: Madinat Zayed Mall

Hanoi naturally

Encompassing the distinctive tastes from across the subcontinent, Hanoi Naturally blends staple ingredients with a mixture of common spices to produce wholesome Vietnamese cuisine. For a conventional option, we recommend trying the Banh Xeo – this accompanied by the cozy ambience results in the perfect combination.

Location: World Trade Centre Mall

To find out more information about the culinary landscape across the emirate or what Abu Dhabi Culinary has planned in the future, check out the rest of the website or follow our Instagram: @adculinary

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