6 best Al Qana cafés and restaurants in Abu Dhabi

Embark on a delectable journey through the thriving culinary landscape of Abu Dhabi’s premier dining destination, Al Qana.

Nestled along the serene waterfront, this vibrant hub beckons gastronomes to explore a curated selection of the city’s most exceptional dining establishments. From sophisticated fine dining to laid-back cafes, join us as we delve into the gastronomic treasures that adorn this iconic waterfront venue.

Graffiti Pizzeria


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This renowned Italian pizzeria and trattoria offers an array of classic dishes alongside its signature wood-fired pizzas. Menu highlights include Eggplant Parmigiana, Carpaccio Di Branzino (Thinly sliced raw Mediterranean seabass, sundried tomato, herb oil, lemon, fresh wild herbs), Spaghetti Aglio Olio, Spaghetti Pomodoro, Risotto Tartufo Burrata, Siciliana dio Pesto, and plenty more.

La Vena


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With a focus on quality and authenticity, La Vena serves a delightful fusion of Italian and Mediterranean flavours, prepared with meticulous care and attention to detail. The restaurant’s warm and inviting ambience, paired with impeccable service, creates the perfect setting for both intimate dinners and gatherings with loved ones.

Slaw And More


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SLAW and More, the newly opened burger boutique at Al Qana, redefines the burger experience with its use of dry-aged wagyu rib-eye patties. The menu offers a diverse selection of burger options, including the Truffle burger with mild aged gouda cheese, seasonal truffle, and parmigiano reggiano, and the Canoe marrow cheeseburger featuring soy-glazed grilled bone marrow.

Cartel Café

Cartel Coffee Roasters was born from the shared passion of two brothers for exceptional coffee, their love for exploration during travels, and a deep appreciation for 90’s pop culture cinema. For Cartel Coffee, the true specialty lies in the time they invest in carefully roasting their beans to savour the rich, enchanting aroma and flavour of freshly roasted coffee.



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The modern Japanese restaurant focuses on creating extraordinary and sophisticated dishes using the freshest ingredients sourced from various regions of Japan, including Kagoshima’s Wagyu, Tokyo’s Otoro, and Hokkaido’s Uni, among others.



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This charming cafe takes its inspiration from the enchanting world of caves, providing a cosy and intimate atmosphere that transports visitors to a different realm. Cave Cafe boasts an enticing menu, offering an array of gourmet coffee and delectable treats to satisfy your cravings.