The MICHELIN GUIDE is proud to announce the arrival of unveiling it’s very first-ever restaurant selection for Abu Dhabi , in November 2022. This places the city as the 41st location in the world covered by the MICHELIN Guide.
Commenting on the announcement, Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of
the MICHELIN Guides, said: “The MICHELIN Guide inspectors have been working in
Abu Dhabi for some time now, discovering and enjoying the rich and varied cuisines
that the city has to offer, from creative and cosmopolite dishes to more traditional
cuisines of the region, like Middle Eastern, Lebanese, and of course Emirati. The
inspectors have relished the diversity and quality of all that the gastronomy of Abu
Dhabi has revealed, and they can’t wait to share their discoveries with our community
of international gourmets.”
Abu Dhabi is the capital and largest Emirate of the United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates is a cultural and culinary melting pot. In addition to being a
In recent years, the city has become a bustling center for sports, art, and cultural exchanges. It becomes a culinary hotspot noted for its rich yet different culinary offerings from local chefs ranging from Emirati restaurants to luxurious dining rooms, the MICHELIN Guide has chosen.
The MICHELIN Guide Abu Dhabi 2023 selection will be made using the tried and tested process used by MICHELIN Guide inspectors all over the world, based on its universally applied set of five criteria:
- the quality of the ingredients,
- the mastery of cooking,
- the harmony of flavours,
- the personality of the chef through the cuisine
- the consistency both over time and across the entire menu.
His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General for Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said: “Abu Dhabi offers an
incredibly rich and diverse culinary scene, representing flavours from around the world. Therefore, we are proud and excited to discover the first edition of MICHELIN Guide Abu Dhabi this November, which will strengthen our growing reputation as an emerging centre of culinary excellence. By sharing Abu Dhabi with the world this way, we can also introduce an array of inspiring, exciting and restoring experiences that visitors can find at their own pace.”
The full selection of the MICHELIN Guide Abu Dhabi 2023 will be available free of charge on both the MICHELIN Guide website https://guide.michelin.com and application. The app download is also provided through the Google Play store and App store for Android and IOS users respectively by visiting the official site of MICHELIN guide.