Want to know where to find the best noodles in Abu Dhabi?
Here are some of the top places in Abu Dhabi no slurp on some noodles.
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With a venue named after the Chinese capital you’d be expecting some top-notch Chinese food and you won’t be disappointed here. All the bases are covered but when it comes to noodles here is a selection of wok-fried options with various ingredients including meat and seafood as well as Dan Dan noodles and more to satisfy that noodle craving.
Madinat Zayed (02 621 0708).
Thai cuisine doesn’t hide when it comes to big flavours and if you want a bit of heat with your noodles then Thai food is a safe bet. At Benjarong you can take your pick from a variety of noodle-based dishes including classics like pad Thai, phad see-ew and khao phad, to enjoy some fresh noodle dishes cooked to order.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Sultan Bin Zayed the First Street (02 698 8888).
This restaurant has long been a favourite of us here at Time Out. Inthe heart of Downtown Abu Dhabi, it's a has the likes of pad Thai, hakka noodles, mie goreng and more from across Asia to tempt you.
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hamdan (02 616 6149).
Cho Gao Marina
Serving much the same menu as Cho Gao above, this restaurant has a more modern feel and has a super terrace with views over the marina at InterContinental Abu Dhabi.
Al Bateen (800 423 463).
Dai Pai Dong
If you’re looking for a stylish and sophisticated place to enjoy some great quality Chinese food then Dai Pai Dong, a previous winner of Best Chinese at the Time Out Abu Dhabi Restaurant Awards, is a safe bet. On the menu there are a few options for noodle-lovers including wok-fried hakka noodles, shrimp wonton soup noodles and brais e fu noodles. Delicious.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5552).
Dragon Bao Bao
This cosy restaurant may only seat four of five tables but if you’re after some authentic Chinese food then the no-frills restaurant is a perfect match. For noodle-fans the braised beef noodles are hand-pulled and as fresh as can be plus there’s other options including chow mein and soup noodles, al for affordable prices, that will hit the spot.
Al Markaziya (02 674 2235).
It doesn’t get much more high-end than Hakkasan at Emirates Palace and we don’t need much excuse to visit to try the exquisite food and visit the stunning outdoor terrace. When it comes to noodle dishes you can feast on the likes of hakka hand-pulled noodles and Singapore vermicelli to get your chopsticks around.
Emirates Palace, Corniche West (02 690 7739).
When you’re not staring at the stunning views over Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque then there are plenty of dishes to get excited about at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal’s Li Jiang. Noodle fans can take their pick from the likes of laksa soup, Vietnamese pho, pad Thai, Singapore mei fen and more.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 690 7739).
Okay, we can’t lie, we didn’t expect to find a great Chinese restaurant above a bowling alley, but in Abu Dhabi anything is possible. Make you way past the lanes and you can enjoy a host of great noodle dishes including a range of noodle soups as well as wok-fried specialities.
Zayed Sports City (02 447 2405).
Panda Bao Bao
We love a good theme and when the theme is wall-to-wall pandas, with panda cutlery, chopsticks and artwork, we’re all in. Away from the black and white mammals the food is also worth shouting about at this quirky restaurant and for noodle lovers there are some top noodle soups to choose from and wok fried dishes for you to get stuck into while admiring the unique atmosphere.
Hazza Bin Zayed the First Street (02 418 2479).
Choose your locations and head along to this pan-Asian restaurant and you can get your fill on noodle dishes whatever you’re after. With dishes including Vietnamese pho, Laksa curry, hakka noodles, Hong Kong noodles and Singapore noodles, you’ll leave with a full stomach.
Various locations including Al Seef Village Mall and The Galleria Al Maryah Island, www.theroyalorchidgroup.com.
Giving you an authentic Chinese food experience, if you’re in the mood for Asian dishes and a place to practice your chopstick skills then Shang Palace is a safe bet. When it comes to noodle choices you can pick from a range of dishes including beef noodle soup, Beijing-style noodles, fried vermicelli and more to satisfy your hunger.
Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi, Rabdan (02 509 8555).
This inviting pan-Asian restaurant has all the bases covered when it comes to Asian dishes. On the noodle front you can take your pick from the likes of pad Thai, pad see-ew, pad khee-mao and more favourites to fill you up.
Shams Boutik, Al Reem Island (60 560 603).