7 Sea-Facing Restaurants In Abu Dhabi For A Perfect Romantic Dinner On Valentine’s Day

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
7 Sea-Facing Restaurants In Abu Dhabi For A Perfect Romantic Dinner On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I am sure most of you will be busy planning this special day with your loved ones. If you have no plans yet, no worries. How about a lovely dinner night, scrumptious food, and a mesmerising sea view? That sounds so romantic! But where? Don’t worry; I’ve got your back. Here are some amazing sea-facing restaurants in Abu Dhabi for the perfect romantic dinner night. 

Sea-Facing Restaurants In Abu Dhabi

1. Catch At St. Regis


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Catch at St. Regis is one of the most famous restaurants in Abu Dhabi for its unmatched panoramic Arabian Gulf view and pleasant ambience. This restaurant offers indoor, outdoor, and roof-top set-ups, as well as a private dining space. It is known for its lip-smacking seafood delicacies like caviar sturgeons, lobster sliders, and oysters. It is surely a perfect spot to visit with your special someone. 

Where: Al Khubeirah, Opp Nation Towers

When: 12 pm-12 am

Cost for two: AED 595

2. Sontaya


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Sonataya in Abu Dhabi is a southeast Asian restaurant in Abu Dhabi and is also one of the most romantic ones. The meaning of Sontaya is “sunset” in Thai. You can enjoy scrumptious and diverse dishes with a view of the seashore lined with lovely date palms. The setting itself is simply romantic, and the impressive food adds the cherry on top. The restaurant also offers specially curated experiences on demand. 

Where: St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

When: 6pm-12 am

Cost for two: AED 460

3. Nolu’s Downtown

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Nolu’s Downtown offers a refreshing beachfront view as you enjoy delicacies with your special someone. Here, Arabian spices meet Californian tastes, and people totally love this unique modern blend. They serve some of the best Afghani dishes and traditional kebabs. Do not worry if you are worried about calories and fitness, they also have shakes and delicacies made keeping it all in mind. 

Where: Al Maryah Island

When: 11 am-11 pm

Cost for two: AED 270

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4. Diablito Food & Music

Diablito Food & Music is a splendid two-floor restaurant offering mesmerising views of the sea in Abu Dhabi. The views of the Yas Marina Race Circuit look scintillating in the evening. Watching the sunset from Diablito with your special someone is surely going to be beautiful. The restaurant serves a wide-range of authentic Spanish tapas, Mediterranean cuisine, and pintxos. It is undoubtedly the best Spanish restaurant in Abu Dhabi. 

Where: Yas Marina Yas Island

When : 12 pm-12 am

Cost for two: AED 395

5. Prego’s

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Prego’s is one of the must-visit restaurants in Abu Dhabi if you are looking for a sea-facing eatery. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the seashore lined with palm trees at Beach Rotana. The restaurant serves authentic, homemade Italian delicacies, including lip-smacking desserts. The pizzas served here are baked in an old, traditional wooden oven, and the pastas are all homemade. 

Where: AI Zahiyah Area

When : 12 pm-12 am

Cost for two: AED 390

6. Beach House

Beach House is one of the most popular sea-facing restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Mediterranean cuisine served here is the most popular among its visitors. The restaurant offers the perfect blend of scrumptious dishes and the most breathtaking view. You can enjoy the mesmerising sunset here with your partner while relishing your favourite cuisine. They also have gluten-free options for the visitors. 

Where: Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas

When: 12:30 pm-12 am

Cost for two: AED 300

7. Turquoise

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Located in a terrace setting, this beautiful sea-facing restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic dinner. The restaurant is set apart from its parent hotel. The restaurant has everything that you crave, from full course meals to quick grabs. The aroma of the delicacies will make it impossible for you not to order anything. The sunsets here are something you should not miss. 

Where: Al Saadiyat Island

When: 7 am- 11am, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm, 7 pm-11pm

Cost for two: AED 400

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Which one are you choosing?

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