Dai Pai Dong Abu Dhabi

Dai Pai Dong

Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Dai Pai Dong

Named after the open-air food stalls that line the streets of Hong Kong, Dai Pai Dong Abu Dhabi captures the fragrance and flavours of authentic Cantonese cuisine. 

The laid-back atmosphere, snug seating areas and Chinese-inspired décor help to create a space where delicious dining is just the beginning. You might visit for Yum Cha brunch, the signature four-course business lunch or fill up on aromatic hot pot flavours.

Their authentic Cantonese menu perfectly blends traditional dishes with contemporary flavours for a one-of-a-kind dining experience that makes it one of the best Chinese restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Your preference is catered to, whether you prefer your dim sum steamed or fried.

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Visit for...

Delicious and authentic Cantonese cuisine, cooked by Chef Dong – a world-class chef with more than 16 years of culinary experience.

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The all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch menu, available from Sunday to Thursday. It’s the best way to sample your favourite steamed dumplings and fried rice dishes. 

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Signature dish

If you’re going to order one thing, make sure it’s Dai Pai Dong’s namesake barbecue assortment, complete with crispy chicken and roasted duck.Abu Dhabi is famous for its brunches – Zuma’s Baikingu brunch offers three adult packages and one child option featuring exquisite food and delicious drinks.

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Family friendly

Whether it’s a special occasion or a laid-back lunch, families can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and delicious sharing platters available at Dai Pai Dong.Set in The Galleria, situated on the glamorous retail hub of Al Maryah Island, guests can soak up the restaurant’s views of the turquoise Arabian Gulf.

Dining with Dai Pai Dong

Where tradition meets innovation

Chef Dong perfectly combines tried-and-tested elements of Cantonese cooking with modern flavours and contemporary influences in his dishes. Tuck into five-spice squid and Cantonese roasted duck, which comes with plenty of Yangzhou fried rice.

Choose from an assortment of steamed and fried dumplings on the extensive dim sum menu. Think crispy shrimp rice rolls, truffle vegetable dumplings and pan-fried pork soup buns.

Struggling to decide? Try a bit of everything with the all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch.

Dai Pai Dong also offers brunch packages on Friday and Saturday evenings, where you can cook your own hot pot or experience a Cantonese yum cha brunch. 

Getting to Dai Pai Dong

Dai Pai Dong is one of eight restaurants located in the Rosewood Hotel on Al Maryah Island. It’s directly connected to The Galleria mall, which is about a 10-minute drive from the Corniche and downtown Abu Dhabi. 

If you’re staying on Yas Island, it’s just a 30-minute drive to Dai Pai Dong along the E12 or E10, while Saadiyat Island is a mere 20 minutes from the restaurant via Sheikh Khalifa Bridge.

What's nearby

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Corniche Road

Stretching five miles along Abu Dhabi’s coastline, the iconic Corniche Road has a whole host of hotels, shops and restaurants for you to explore.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

It’s just a short drive to Saadiyat Island’s cultural district where you’ll find Louvre Abu Dhabi – an intricately-designed museum with more than 600 international masterpieces.  

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Mangrove National Park

Hike or kayak through the lush landscape to experience the natural beauty of the city’s mangrove forests and spot some native critters along the way.

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Park in the Galleria’s South Car Park – opposite the Rosewood Abu Dhabi – for easy access to Dai Pai Dong restaurant. Valet services are also available.

Friday brunch

Stop by on Friday evenings for a delicious hot pot brunch. Select your soup base, noodles, seafood and meats, then add dim sum to share.

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