Named after the open-air food stalls that line the streets of Hong Kong, Dai Pai Dong Abu Dhabi captures the fragrance and flavours of authentic Cantonese cuisine.
The laid-back atmosphere, snug seating areas and Chinese-inspired décor help to create a space where delicious dining is just the beginning. You might visit for Yum Cha brunch, the signature four-course business lunch or fill up on aromatic hot pot flavours.
Their authentic Cantonese menu perfectly blends traditional dishes with contemporary flavours for a one-of-a-kind dining experience that makes it one of the best Chinese restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Your preference is catered to, whether you prefer your dim sum steamed or fried.
Delicious and authentic Cantonese cuisine, cooked by Chef Dong – a world-class chef with more than 16 years of culinary experience.
The all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch menu, available from Sunday to Thursday. It’s the best way to sample your favourite steamed dumplings and fried rice dishes.
If you’re going to order one thing, make sure it’s Dai Pai Dong’s namesake barbecue assortment, complete with crispy chicken and roasted duck.Abu Dhabi is famous for its brunches – Zuma’s Baikingu brunch offers three adult packages and one child option featuring exquisite food and delicious drinks.
Whether it’s a special occasion or a laid-back lunch, families can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and delicious sharing platters available at Dai Pai Dong.Set in The Galleria, situated on the glamorous retail hub of Al Maryah Island, guests can soak up the restaurant’s views of the turquoise Arabian Gulf.
Chef Dong perfectly combines tried-and-tested elements of Cantonese cooking with modern flavours and contemporary influences in his dishes. Tuck into five-spice squid and Cantonese roasted duck, which comes with plenty of Yangzhou fried rice.
Choose from an assortment of steamed and fried dumplings on the extensive dim sum menu. Think crispy shrimp rice rolls, truffle vegetable dumplings and pan-fried pork soup buns.
Struggling to decide? Try a bit of everything with the all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch.
Dai Pai Dong also offers brunch packages on Friday and Saturday evenings, where you can cook your own hot pot or experience a Cantonese yum cha brunch.
Located on the ground floor of the Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Dai Pai Dong offers a warm welcome to all who visit. Admire beautifully carved Chinese dragons that line the way to the restaurant, as you appreciate their powerful and lucky symbolism.
Stepping inside is like being transported to a traditional tea house, with Chinese-inspired décor lining the walls and ceilings. Wooden lattice screens add privacy between booths, while the musical chimes create a vibrant market atmosphere for you to enjoy.
Settle into your seats and watch the chefs flip, fry and steam in the open kitchen – a feast for the senses.
Dai Pai Dong is one of eight restaurants located in the Rosewood Hotel on Al Maryah Island. It’s directly connected to The Galleria mall, which is about a 10-minute drive from the Corniche and downtown Abu Dhabi.
If you’re staying on Yas Island, it’s just a 30-minute drive to Dai Pai Dong along the E12 or E10, while Saadiyat Island is a mere 20 minutes from the restaurant via Sheikh Khalifa Bridge.
Stretching five miles along Abu Dhabi’s coastline, the iconic Corniche Road has a whole host of hotels, shops and restaurants for you to explore.
It’s just a short drive to Saadiyat Island’s cultural district where you’ll find Louvre Abu Dhabi – an intricately-designed museum with more than 600 international masterpieces.
Hike or kayak through the lush landscape to experience the natural beauty of the city’s mangrove forests and spot some native critters along the way.
Park in the Galleria’s South Car Park – opposite the Rosewood Abu Dhabi – for easy access to Dai Pai Dong restaurant. Valet services are also available.
Stop by on Friday evenings for a delicious hot pot brunch. Select your soup base, noodles, seafood and meats, then add dim sum to share.
The dress code at Dai Pai Dong is casual to reflect the laid-back atmosphere of the restaurant. You can still dress up in your formal evening wear, though, especially if you’re celebrating a special occasion.
Bookings are not compulsory at Dai Pai Dong Abu Dhabi, but it’s recommended you reserve a table in advance to avoid disappointment.
Dai Pai Dong is well-known for its evening brunch packages. Visit on a Friday night to enjoy the Hot Pot Brunch – design your own hot pot and mix your own dipping sauce for a personalised dining experience.
On Saturdays, Dai Pai Dong switches up the menu to showcase a traditional Cantonese Yum Cha brunch of Chinese tea and dim sum. Start your meal with some crispy prawn crackers, boiled beef wontons and chicken dumplings, before a main course of wok-fried seafood with Yangzhou fried rice.
Yes, Dai Pai Dong offers both takeaway and delivery services to the surrounding Abu Dhabi area. This means you can enjoy delicious dim sum and wok-fried noodles from the comfort of your own hotel room.