Are you in search of the perfect place for a midday business rendezvous or just a delightful weekday treat in Abu Dhabi? Look no further, as I’ve put together a list of some of the most enticing business lunch options in the city, all for less than AED 200. Whether it’s impressing clients or simply enjoying a satisfying meal, these eateries have you covered.
Tucked away at The Galleria Al Maryah Island, COYA stands out as a popular choice for business lunches in Abu Dhabi. The business lunch menu includes a delectable array of options: a hearty soup, a tantalising side dish, and two delightful starters like burrata, wagyu beef bao, and salmon tacos. The main course offers diverse choices, from miso grilled salmon to quinoa and pumpkin iron pot. For those craving COYA classics like Chilean sea bass rice or grilled tiger prawns, they’re available for an extra AED 30. Don’t forget to sweeten the deal with a dessert for just AED 30 more.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–4:30 PM, 6:30 PM–1 AM | Sunday 12:30 PM–12 AM
Contact: 02 306 7000
At L’ETO, they know that a business lunch should be anything but ordinary. Unlike fixed menus, here you can savour two or three courses from their à la carte menu along with a soothing cup of tea or coffee. Dive into classics like beef stroganoff or a club sandwich, and finish with French toast or ricotta pancakes, all for AED 95 for two courses or AED 120 for three courses.
Location: The Galleria – Al Maryah Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 9 AM–11 PM | Fri-Sat 9 AM–12 AM
Contact: 02 679 4222
3. SOLE Ristorante
For those based along the Corniche, a visit to Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers for their top-notch business lunch is a must. Available from Monday to Friday, 12 pm to 3 pm, this offer includes two courses for AED 140. Start with options like eggplant parmigiana and calamari, then savour mains like ragu tagliatelle pasta. Upgrade your main to Capodimonte pizza or grilled sea bass for an extra fee of AED 15 to AED 30, and don’t resist adding a dessert like tiramisu for AED 15.
Location: Etihad Towers – W Corniche Rd – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–3 PM, 7–11 PM | Saturdays 12–11 PM
Contact: 02 811 5666
Zuma, known for its sensational Japanese cuisine, beckons you to enjoy their business lunch menu between 12 pm and 2 pm, Monday to Friday. For AED 149, relish a meal that includes miso soup, two starters, and one main course. Choices abound, with delights such as avocado tempura, prawn and black cod gyoza, and salmon sashimi donburi. It’s a deal you won’t want to miss.
Location: The Galleria Al Maryah Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–3:30 PM, 7 PM–12 AM | Sundays 12–4 PM, 7 PM–1 AM
Contact: 02 401 5900
5. Cyan Brasserie
Impress your clients with a business lunch at Cyan Brasserie, perched at the top of the world’s farthest leaning man-made building. The menu changes every three days, offering dishes like poached prawn salad, pan-seared salmon, and chicken basquaise. Enjoy two courses for AED 135 or go all out with three courses for AED 150.
Location: Andaz Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Timings: Open daily from 7 AM–11 PM
Contact: 056 544 8158
Antonia at Mamsha Al Saadiyat boasts a stellar reputation, especially for its mouthwatering pizzas. Indulge in their fantastic business lunch, where AED 95 grants you a starter with a half-tray of pizza or pasta and a gelato, along with water. For AED 125, enjoy the same with two house beverages.
Location: Mamsha Al Saadyiat – Soul beach – Al Saadiyat Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–11 PM
Contact: 02 667 2554
7. BB Social Dining
BB Social Dining at the Rosewood offers a business lunch that’s hard to resist. Priced at AED 125, it includes a soft drink, miso soup, one bite, one bao bun, and one barbecue dish. Options range from super green hummus to BB maki rolls, crispy beef bao, and salmon sambal teriyaki. Add a coffee or dessert for just AED 20.
Location: Rosewood Hotel – Al Maryah Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12 PM–12 AM | Fri-Sat 12 PM–1 AM
Contact: 02 236 2600
8. Belgian Café
Craving mussels? Belgian Café has you covered with their business lunch. For AED 99, enjoy a soup or salad followed by mains like chicken schnitzel and mussels.
Location: InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12 PM–1 AM
Contact: 02 666 6888
Wrap up your week with Paradiso’s business menu, available from Friday to Sunday at noon and from Monday to Thursday between 4 pm and 11 pm. Experience a taste of Italy with starters like bruschetta or crab croquettes, mains including lasagna or roasted chicken breast, and delightful desserts like mango pavlova or arlette red fruits.
Location: The Pier, Yas Bay Waterfront – Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–11 PM
Contact: 050 437 2869
There’s no better way to bond with coworkers than over a slice of pizza. PizzaExpress offers a business lunch deal from noon until 4 pm, Monday to Friday. Choose from a main and a soft drink for AED 54, a starter, main, and soft drink for AED 64, or a starter, main, dessert, and soft drink for AED 74.
Location: The Arc Tower – Al Reem Island – The Gate District – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 11:30 AM–11:30 PM
Contact: 02 666 0068
11. 99 Sushi Bar
Ranked highly among Abu Dhabi’s top restaurants, 99 Sushi Bar beckons with its 10-course business lunch menu priced at AED 169. Feast on dishes like kobe edamame, sea bass and scallop ceviche, and 99 black cod, sampling some of the restaurant’s finest creations.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria Al Maryah Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–3:30 PM, 7–11:30 PM
Contact: 02 672 3333
12. Villa Toscana
For a lighter option, book a table at Villa Toscana and savour antipasti with aged European cheeses, fresh salads, and charcuterie, followed by desserts like Italian chocolates, fresh fruits, and tiramisu for AED 120. If you’re craving something heartier, add on mains like pasta and charcoal-grilled lamb chops.
Location: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi – W Corniche Rd – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–3 PM, 7–11 PM
Contact: 02 694 4553
13. Bushra By Buddha-Bar
Introduce newcomers to Middle Eastern cuisine with Bushra by Buddha-Bar’s business lunch, priced at AED 99. Enjoy a two-course menu with your choice of a house beverage, coffee, or tea.
Location: The Pier، Yas Bay Waterfront – Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 1 PM–2 AM
Contact: 050 601 1195
14. Dai Pai Dong
For fans of Chinese cuisine, Dai Pai Dong offers an excellent value business lunch throughout the week. Priced at AED 128, their offer includes four courses with dim sum, spring rolls, soup, main courses, and desserts on offer.
Location: Rosewood Abu Dhabi – Level B3 – Galleria Shopping Mall – Abu Dhabi
Timings: Open daily from 12–11 PM
Contact: 02 813 5588
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