Flooka - Abu Dhabi

Review: A little pocket of calm with some fine seafood
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Time Out Says

In a city as hectic and full-on as Abu Dhabi, we all need an oasis of calm from time to time. There are few better ways of doing that than reconnecting with nature. Throw in some amazing food, a gorgeous outdoor terrace and stunning views and you’ve got yourself a winning combination.

This is why we love the Eastern Mangroves so much – it oozes chill but has fine restaurants, fancy hotels and fun activities. And we implore you to try Middle-Eastern seafood eatery Flooka.

Forget your troubles and grab a seat outside, where the only hustle and bustle comes from the passing kayakers.
We’re impressed by a generous serving of the fattoush. The rakakat, little filo pastry parcels of cheese, go down a treat, too.

We wrestle with whether ordering fish and chips is the best choice at such a plush venue, but we decide to dive in.
A slightly smaller-than-expected portion comes, but the fish is delicious and the batter just the right amount of stodgy.

We also try the fillet of the day, kingfish on this occasion, served with fresh vegetables. It’s outstanding and we can’t fault the service, either.

Is it too obviously to say Flooka is our catch of the day?

The bottom line

A water-side spot that’s naturally a winner.

By Time Out Staff Writer  | 19 Mar 2018

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Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeCasuals
Show number +971 2 441 8244
Abu Dhabi, Al Maqtaa, Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Salam Street
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