Fareast Seafood Market

The dim lights, the pebble stones, plants, trees and an abundance of wood that decorates this establishment makes you feel like you have been transported to a village in the Far East 11 Reviews

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From the moment you enter this restaurant the effect is intoxicating. The dim lights, the pebble stones, plants, trees and an abundance of wood that decorates this establishment makes you feel like you have been transported to a village in the Far East.

Once you decide on a table the staff welcome you with complimentary vegetarian spring rolls: crispy on the outside but soft on the inside.

You are then escorted to pick and choose from the seafood market. You know the deal: a bed of ice on which sit, in this case, very fresh looking fish that could have landed there straight from a boat.

You then tell your waitress whether you want your meal grilled, steamed, sautéed or fried. The variety is good and we recommend for starters the calamari that was cooked just right. The baby hammour is good steamed and the dorade is superb with the Thai herbs and lemon grass.

You have two choices of prawns; opt for the local prawns in green coconut curry unless you want to seriously do damage to your wallet with the jumbo prawns!

Steamed rice and a mix of vegetables cooked in oyster sauce will complement your main course. Fresh mango and papaya or ice cream will serve as a clean finish if you have enough room.

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  • Location: Regent Palace Hotel, Bur Dubai, Dubai
  • Tel: 04 396 3888
  • Travel: Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street
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  • Users voted this restaurant most suitable for: Family friendly

User reviews:

Posted by: Myrna Sarkis on 17 Feb ' 13 at 05:02
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

This is the worst experience I have had in any restaurant. The srvice was terrible. It took the waitresses one hour to serve our soup (it was an open buffet so the soup should have been relatively ready). The table next to ours used to have people dining there. The empty plates of food remained on the table throughout our dinner and the table was never cleared. The waitresses were too busy catering to and joking with a single table whose occupants were of the same nationality and all other tables were ignored. From the comments of the neighboring tables, we were not the only disgruntled customers.

Posted by: Regular Diner on 20 Oct ' 10 at 11:32
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Very good taste and food. Its good value for money and everything is cooked according to your taste.
Staff is good and friendly.

Posted by: Shirley on 10 Oct ' 10 at 05:04
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  • Best for: Business lunch
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Excellent.. The food is tasty and is cooked to meet your choice.

Posted by: Salem on 31 May ' 10 at 08:50
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  • Best for: Business lunch
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

Posted by: mrs.smithiyan on 27 May ' 10 at 10:26
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

i hated this place..i have to agree tht they trick u into beliving u can eat all u can but once u go there,order and eat is a different story,and god bless when the menu arrives.
am never gon go there again.

Posted by: Soyoung on 13 Apr ' 10 at 10:22
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

I came for my husband birthday.
When I called for booking, they told me we can all eat unlimitied for 111dhs or 177dhs including alchol ( beer, white and red wine, vodka...etc)
I thought it was very good value, so I booked.

We arrived at the restaurant.
Actually, for 177dhs we have only bottle of house wine which is VERY BAD, and If we choose the beer we have go only for the beer, If we choose for the wine, we have go only for the wine.
So I was disspointed cause that was'nt what they explaind on the phone. Anyway We took one bottle of white wine for me and vodka for my husband. 177dhs each.

After we took sashimi, scalop,fish,prawn....
Food was not bad.and they brought birthday cake for my husband.
it was kind.
But at the end I ask the bill. WHAT HAPPEND !!
I was so upset because They charge sashimi and sclaop.
They just told us this menu is not including 'All you can eat '
When we started to choosing our meal , they explained we can take everything, unlimited. They didn't inform anything about sashimi before. so we paid 200dhs extra. It was really not nice.

They really need to change their promotion menu to make clear.
we were so disspointed.. We'll never, ever go back again.

Posted by: Rauf on 09 Jan ' 10 at 18:51
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

The restaurant opens at 7pm, I came in with my family at 7:30pm.
My first impression - very old and sleepy place.
Waiters clearly failed in their communication skills.
Service was VERY BAD as it took them more than 2 hrs to serve our food, which was NOT THAT GOOD. Our conclusion was that we've overpaid for late and bad service of food.

Posted by: Roger Thorne on 19 Dec ' 09 at 13:22

Staff were excellent and the food was delightful. I was amazed as to the options we had. We have recommended this place to everyone - the feedback has been very positive
Well done - going back over festive period

Roger

Posted by: Cat on 31 Oct ' 09 at 05:45
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

This was one of the most enjoyable meals I have had in Dubai. Excellent value for money, ate like a queen. Excellent selection of fish. Staff all very friendly and attentive. Will def be going back.

Posted by: Lyn Joy on 07 Oct ' 09 at 10:34
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

We went here for my husband's birthday. Made a reservation and after some time they called me back to check if i would like some bday cake. Good idea since I haven't thought of that. I am surprised that they are giving the vanilla flavored cake as complimentary.

Real value for money for AED 111 per pax, eat all you can. My family are joking that after all the seafoods we've eaten that night, it would take 6 months before we will try eating seafoods again.

Service is very good and fast, though we were one of the early customers(we arrived at 07:30PM). Around 9PM, I heard some of the guests complaining that their food takes too long to be served. So I think better to be there early.

Overall, we will definitely be back..

Posted by: Angela on 28 Sep ' 09 at 07:41
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  • Best for: Romantic
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

one of the best meals out that I've had since coming to Dubai. Friendly and efficient service and wonderful, fresh seafood. Shame it was so quiet when we went as it definitely deserves to be busier. We will definitely be back.

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