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Al Shams Restaurant & Bar

Casual Arabic dining overlooking the Gulf.

At Al Shams, we invite you to all-day dine in comfort. Snack on mezze without ever leaving your poolside lounger, or head into the air-conditioned cool of the restaurant.

Evenings invite unwinding, with poolside cocktails and shisha. Join us, the best Arabic restaurant in Abu Dhabi for Bedouin Taste of Arabia nights on the beach. 

Complimentary WiFi


  • Middle Eastern

Opening hours

  • Lunch: 12.00 noon – 6.30 pm
  • Dinner: 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm
  • Pool Bar: From 11.00 am onwards
  • Shisha: 5.00 pm – 11.00 pm
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Marinated boneless chicken with pita, garlic and spices.


Pita filled with minced lamb.


Whole grilled fish, lemon and coriander sauce.

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Find Your Bliss.

The Taste of Arabia

Desert Islands by Anantara - United Arab Emirates From
Commence a journey into the heart of Arabia and indulge in local culture and traditions at Al Shams Restaurant.
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Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara
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  • +971 2 895 8700

    NO DRONE POLICY: Due to privacy and safety concerns, please note that Desert Islands Resort strictly prohibits the operation of drones by guests within the entire premises of the resort.
GDS Codes
Chain Code: OH | Amadeus: AUH233 | Galileo: 84731| Sabre: 50941| Worldspan: 72233 | Pegasus: 75499