5 Hottest New Restaurants In Abu Dhabi You Need To Visit RN

by Deeplata Garde
5 Hottest New Restaurants In Abu Dhabi You Need To Visit RN

Abu Dhabi is famous for its rich culture and heritage, but the capital city also offers memorable encounters with local and international cuisine in breath-taking settings. From traditional Arabic food set in a desert setting to award-winning restaurants specializing in Italian, French, Indian and other delectable cuisines from around the world, the city boasts a range of restaurants that transform it into a culinary destination. Here are the top five restaurants in Abu Dhabi that will make you go ‘wow’!

5 Hottest New Restaurants In Abu Dhabi

1. Pop City

The most awaited popsicle destination, Pop City, is finally open. It has landed just in time for Abu Dhabi’s bright spring weather. At this fresh new location, have a tasty popsicle while strolling around Pier 71.

Pop City is technically from Dubai and delivers delectable treats to the residents of Barsha Heights, Etihad Mall, JVC, and DIFC. The iconic popsicle shop has just arrived on Yas Island in Yas Bay Waterfront, the newest waterfront hotspot. Their menu has flavours including mandarin, Lotus, pina colada, brownies, cheesecake, coconut sorbet, Oreo mango and more. All of the fruit alternatives are vegan-friendly.

Location- Yas Bay Waterfront, Yas Island

2. Joud Cafe

Joud Cafe joins the club of new eateries launching in Al Qana, Abu Dhabi. The cafe offers a diverse menu of international cuisines. It’s an obvious decision for coffee lovers wishing to explore the new development. The place is full of adorable decorations, colourful pillows, and cleverly placed coffee-table books adorning the bright and airy cafe.

Location-Albateen street – Near Mubarak Bin Mohammed St – Abu Dhabi
Contact- +971 56 525 8235


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3. Fosil

Fosil is a new outdoor cafe pop-up at the Al Wathba Fossil Dune Protected Area. It recently underwent refurbishment and enhancement. It’s a WKND concept that adds a dash of baristas to these very stunning views. With comfy beanbags and table enclaves strewn throughout the area, it accompanies jet black food trucks giving out gastro-treats. You get a range of potted cactus and mirrored pillars providing some additional IG feed fodder and a background mix of ambient Arabian music; the set-up seems fairly beautiful.


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Location-Al Wathbah – Al-Wathba South – Abu Dhabi

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4. Laung

Any location is incomplete without an Indian restaurant. Laung serves a range of Indian fusion cuisine. There’s a wood-burning stove that’s ideal for preparing certain centuries-old South Asian specialities. It’s a new addition to the Nation Towers Mall’s culinary scene.


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Location-Nation Towers – First Floor – Corniche Rd – Abu Dhabi
Contact-+971 2 886 8877

5. Lukumades

It’s a tough fight to search for a place offering a  great deal to satisfy your sweet tooth. Entering the city soon, Lukumades will be one of its kind greek dessert destinations in Abu Dhabi. Lukumades’ signature dish is bite-sized warm Greek dough balls drizzled with honey and sprinkled with cinnamon. You can also opt for toppings like chocolate or Nutella.


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Location- Al Qana, Abu Dhabi

Also Read: This Greek Styled Restaurant In Dubai Has A Delicious New Menu!