Spectacular way to view Dubai from 25 storeys above the mouth of the Creek 9 Reviews
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Get down to the Al Dawaar revolving restaurant fast this month, because on November 10, it is closing down for two weeks for refurbishment.
Revolving restaurants used to be all the rage in the eighties, but have since fallen out of fashion. That is a shame, because a full revolution in Al Dawaar (which takes 1 hour, 45 minutes) is a spectacular way to view Dubai from 25 storeys above the mouth of the Creek. It is also about the only way to get a good look at this part of Dubai because the area surrounding the Hyatt Regency Hotel is low-rise and squalid.
A different all-you-can-eat buffet is served every night, and while we are rarely impressed with this type of self service cuisine, in the case of Al Dawaar we were pleasantly surprised.
The steak, which usually turns leathery after a few minutes of cooling down over candles, was succulent; while the vegetables had managed to remain crisp and flavoursome. The restaurant will re-open on November 25, according to our efficient waiter, and we’ll be happy enough to take it for another spin when it does
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