Al Qasr, Dubai - Best Middle East North African - Restaurant Awards 2009 - TimeOutDubai.com

Best Middle East North African

Al Qasr 12 Comments

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Al Qasr doesn’t do things by half. A dizzying deluge of wonderful cold and hot mezze arrives with all the commotion of a flash flood. While the band plays and the belly dancer does her thing, you should finish with a mountainous stack of fresh fruit, cakes and shisha. An evening here is a whole heap of fantastic fun.

By Will Milner
Time Out Dubai,

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  • Users voted this restaurant most suitable for: Family friendly

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Posted by: rosi on 10 May ' 13 at 21:43

The view is nice, the service ok, we were not given a menu except for drinks, we were told that they serve only mixed grill along with the cold. hot appetizers and desert therefore we were not able to choose. The desert served and the fruits were the best out of all the items served. Bill way to high for the food and the atmosphere. Definitely one time experience. We will not go back and most certainly would not recommend it.

Posted by: rosi on 10 May ' 13 at 21:42
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

The view is nice, the service ok, we were not given a menu except for drinks, we were told that they serve only mixed grill along with the cold. hot appetizers and desert therefore we were not able to choose. The desert served and the fruits were the best out of all the items served. Bill way to high for the food and the atmosphere. Definitely one time experience. We will not go back and most certainly would not recommend it.

Posted by: naz on 02 Dec ' 12 at 09:13
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  • Best for: Business lunch
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

haha

Posted by: Sam Farid on 10 Oct ' 12 at 17:38
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

Too Expensive for the kind of service and food quality

The Terrace setting is nice but the staff would only assign the nice tables to regular customers

nice sheesha but again way too expensive

I won't go back again. Parking is very painful and vallet takes forever to retrieve your car.
I won't go back

Posted by: ahmad on 10 Dec ' 11 at 19:08
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Posted by: Nil on 01 Oct ' 11 at 16:08
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

We went to the restaurant last night for a good entertainment.
The appetizers and fruit were good. The food was not good.And the worst thing was the entertainment.They played very slow music, the belly dancer was very average and the music during band's break time, was as if broadcasting from an old radio program, we had to escape before getting crazy by horrible music.
If anyone is willing to have Arabic entertainment , the best is to go to AL Mawal in Murooj Rotana or Al Tanoor in crown plaza.The prices are the same as this but at least the music and dancer are good.

Posted by: Nil on 01 Oct ' 11 at 16:08
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

We went to the restaurant last night for a good entertainment.
The appetizers and fruit were good. The food was not good.And the worst thing was the entertainment.They played very slow music, the belly dancer was very average and the music during band's break time, was as if broadcasting from an old radio program, we had to escape before getting crazy by horrible music.
If anyone is willing to have Arabic entertainment , the best is to go to AL Mawal in Murooj Rotana or Al Tanoor in crown plaza.The prices are the same as this but at least the music and dancer are good.

Posted by: Vic on 07 Sep ' 11 at 06:17
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

Our company invited us for a lovely evening out. Unfortunately we went to Al Qasr. Food average and Service awful. I were waiting approx 15-20min to get drinks. Set menu was ordered and got changed because the cook forgot to buy enough meat. Bill was wrong (2 set menues were added but not consumed, same with a couple of drinks). Our management made an official complain.

Im only wondering how Time out could give them an award. This restaurant is only a RIP OFF!

Posted by: aziz on 28 Jul ' 10 at 12:53
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After reading all the above reviews i dont think i will even consider going there....

Posted by: Adham Mosad on 22 Jan ' 10 at 20:52
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Readers, beware of this restaurant. Awful food, service, atmosphere & above all they will RIP YOU OFF. A must avoid. If you want real Lebanese food, you must visit El Hallab Restaurant.

Posted by: Rebeca on 09 Apr ' 09 at 15:41
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

The food was very good, very well served, the show of the dancer and music was great. Totally recommend it! great because you are served a little bit of everything, specially if you don't know what to ask for. Great to take a friend that comes to visit you!

Posted by: tania jannoun on 29 Mar ' 09 at 06:32
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

I was really disappointed with the restaurant. i had heard good things about it but when i actually tried the food it was less than average. I also found the atmosphere a bit tacky and old style. there is potential in the place, but it needs renovation.

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