Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs decorate the walls of this grill restaurant in Yas Mall. Must try: molokhia (a kind of vegetable stew).
Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Wed 10am to 11pm, Thur and Sat 10am to midnight. Tel: (02) 5650580. Taxi: Yas Mall
While it’s more of a takeaway than a restaurant, this place gets high marks for its version of the Egyptian national dish. Must try: Koshari Special (a rice, lentil and macaroni dish)
Navy Gate, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, Sat to Thur 10am to 10.30pm, Fri 1pm to 10.30pm. Tel: (02) 6733733. Taxi: near Al Maya Supermarket