Al Hadheerah

Emirati food, desert setting and touristy vibe at the Bab Al Shams hotel
$$$$$
  • +5
    9
click here to book a table

Time Out Says

From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2011
Nestled in the desert resort of Bab Al Shams, this MENA restaurant seems to be a tourist’s delight, whereas any resident will find it more of a tacky spot, with the outdoor surroundings feeling more like Universal Studios than a tranquil authentic oasis of calm. The entertainment matches this vibe too, with every aspect of performance incorporated throughout the night, from dancers and deafening live music, to actors riding camels and horses, and a firework display to top the night off. In fact, it is all very over the top in every aspect.

This out of town spot only serves a pricey set buffet. A huge range of Arabic options are available, but it is all very average at best. The service here is on the rude side and combines an odd mix of ignoring you all night, with other staff pushing to get you out of the door as quickly as is physically possible. This Arabic restaurant is not somewhere to go out of your way to visit, and beware, if you arrive by taxi, then be sure to reserve one at the end of the night at least an hour before you leave, otherwise you can be left with a long wait.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 26 Mar 2011

Be the first to get all the latest Dubai news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeFormal
7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Sunday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMMonday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMWednesday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMThursday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMFriday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMSaturday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Show number 04 809 6194
Dubai, Dubai Land, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road
USERS SAY

Recommended for you in Restaurants

Good food, good company, good environment - what more could you want?

What's the best way to use the spices in your cabinet? We ask Dubai's top chefs

Time Out suggests 10 of the best Middle Eastern and North African restaurants

Still not planned your Valentine’s Day dinner? Help is at hand!

We celebrate the seasonal fruits fish and fine foods

Dubai venues to look forward to in the next three months