Emirati food, desert setting and touristy vibe at the Bab Al Shams hotel
|Location:||Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubailand|
|Tel:||04 809 6194|
|Travel:||Next to Endurance Village|
|Cuisine:||Arabic, Lebanese, Middle Eastern|
|Experiences:||Alcohol available, Shisha, Outdoor seating, Live music, Smoking permitted|
|Times:||Open daily 7pm-11.30pm|
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MR Jul 30, 2013 10:34 am
Different experience, but this place is not for summer time and definitely not suitable for iftar in this heat. They have fans, which only blow the hot desert heat more intensely at you! Would love to go back in winter sometime.
Janette May 23, 2012 04:57 am
I was on holiday from South Africa and was taken by my hosts. The ambiance was superb and the music and show was great, however, the music was loud. The food was authentic and enjoyable however, not 5 star standard. The downside was the photographer who was at the table continually when the performers mingled with the guests, and the whilte wine we ordered was not cold. Unforgivable on a hot night. As I was visiting Dubai I would not go back but it is a good experience for visitors.
jane Mar 13, 2012 12:48 pm
Excellent place- great food and entertainment
Mai Feb 15, 2012 04:18 am
i went to Al Hadeera last month as we had the "entertainer" coupons, but even with those we still felt we got ripped off!
there is a large selection food, but below standard ! a shame for a five star hotel... then the music and the dancers were just horrible and reflected the Arabic tradition so cheaply..i was ashamed as an Arab to be sitting there and seeing such a cheap show. the singers were literally screaming their heads off, not singing!
it was one of the worst exeriences i had in Dubai!
Javid J Dec 16, 2011 06:09 pm
Not worth 425 Dh (even with Ent. voucher)., unless you like loud arabic music.
Selection of food could be better for such a place, particularly for seafood.
Service is below average from waiters, though there was a guy who overlooked them, he was very attentive and nice.
Most brilliant piece of that place is when you drive back, make a stop on that dark road with no road lights. Get out of a car and watch the stars.