whEAT Bakery and Bistro

A wholesome bakery-cum-bistro with very pretty mini cakes

Time Out Says

Natural food takes centre stage at whEAT, a healthy bistro in the Le Royal Méridien. The hotel is renowned for affordable foodie enterprises, and this venue is no exception. Everything is fresh and natural, but you’ll find plenty of hearty dishes too. Our favourite dish? The mini wagyu beef pies on an island of buttery mash potato and gravy.This cute bakery is popular for lunch, and it’s easy to see why, with an outdoor terrace,friendly staff and a beautiful array of baked goods greeting you upon arrival. The cakes are lined up at the counter like brightly coloured pieces of joy, and we really do recommend the kunafa éclair.

whEAT is budget-friendly, too, with a sandwich costing around Dhs35 and the gorgeous mini cakes costing an average of Dhs15. Some are as little as Dhs3! (Handy, if your kids can’t decide on just one.)

The substantial sandwiches are served on various types of fresh bread, which is made in-house. They are rather huge, but also rather wonderful, with the smoked salmon option coming smothered in veg, crème fraîche and capers, and they are served with the option of either chips (naughty) or salad (good choice).

The bircher muesli is another hearty option – it’s super-filling and comes generously portioned. It has oats, sultanas, apricots and blueberry jam, and, although it’s perhaps too sweet to be 100 percent healthy, this tasty bowl is worth dragging the family out of bed for on a weekend morning. After all, this place is a great spot for breakfast. And they make cakes to take away, so that’s the next birthday party sorted, then!

The bottom line
Budget-friendly and filling daytime eats.

By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff  | 04 Jun 2017

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FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeCasuals
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PMMonday: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PMThursday: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PMFriday: 6:30 AM to 7:00 PMSaturday: 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Show number +971 2 674 2020
Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziya, Le Royal Meridien, Khalifa Street

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