Abu Dhabi’s The Foundry restaurant is an award-winner, famed for its fantastic steaks and indulgent dinners. Click To Tweet

Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, Abu Dhabi is a great destination. And if you’re on a gluten free diet, you definitely won’t go without in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Enjoy some of the most fabulous food in the world from top chefs at these 10 brilliant Abu Dhabi gluten free restaurants.


Podium Level 1, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche Road – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

This poolside restaurant is one for the sun-worshippers amongst you. Casual yet oh so chic, Nahaam offers a menu of understated gluten free cafe style dishes as well as refreshing juices and smoothies for health buffs.

Koi Restaurant and Lounge

Saadiyat Island – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

If it’s a Japanese feast that you fancy, make your way to Koi Restaurant and Lounge, one of the top Japanese restaurants in Abu Dhabi. We love their gluten free seafood dishes and of course the freshest sushi and sashimi.


Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Suite 7, Yas Marina Circuit – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

When we visited Origins we were taken aback by one of the most impressive buffets we’ve ever seen! The choice here really is incredible, and you can bet that gluten free travellers are very well catered for indeed.


West Corniche, Podium Level 2, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

The luxurious Jumeirah hotel is home to this lovely restaurant, which offers a buffet-style dining experience and comes complete with a fantastic terrace to enjoy your food al fresco. The staff have great knowledge of gluten free diets here.

The Foundry

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Al Mina Street – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi’s The Foundry restaurant is an award-winner, famed for its fantastic steaks and indulgent dinners. This is an upmarket restaurant which is ideal for any gluten free travellers seeking a restaurant for a special occasion.


Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Suite 3, Yas Marina Circuit – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

For a modern take on classic Indian cookery, you can’t go wrong at Angar. This beautiful Abu Dhabi Indian restaurant is a great place to enjoy a gluten free dinner, as many of the dishes are naturally gluten free.

Firin Gluten Free Bakery

Home Delivery Service in Abu Dhabi

We always get so excited when we hear a mention of gluten free bakery! The Firin Gluten Free Bakery lives up to the hype, too, offering amazing gluten free cakes, cookies, breads and much more. It’s all available for home delivery, so visit the bakery online and place your order.

Observation Deck at Jumeirah Etihad Towers

Etihad Towers, West Corniche, – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

No trip to Abu Dhabi is complete without a trip up to the top of the Jumeirah Etihad Towers, to feast your eyes on amazing views of the city. And while you’re up there, you can bet you’ll be well catered for with an array of delicious gluten free dishes and treats at the Observation Deck cafe.


InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Italian restaurants are not often ideal for gluten free travellers, but at Circo you’ll be well looked after. The range of Italian dishes includes plenty of gluten free options, and the staff really know their stuff too. Get ready to indulge!


Nation Riviera Beach Club ,Corniche Road,Al Khubeirah,Opp Nation Towers – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

The Catch seafood restaurant and lounge is renowned for its amazing brunches. Not only that, the views from this beachside restaurant are to die for, and there’s an unbeatable party atmosphere that we bet you’ll love.

If you’re travelling to Abu Dhabi soon don’t miss out on these fabulous gluten free restaurants and cafes. Have a great trip, and leave us a comment if you discover any other gluten free gems in Abu Dhabi.

The sun-drenched country is a fabulous place to visit if you’re in the mood for sunshine, beaches and the finest food. Click To Tweet

Dubai is one of the world’s most popular destinations at the moment, and with good reason. The sun-drenched country is a fabulous place to visit if you’re in the mood for sunshine, beaches and the finest food. Of course, that includes gluten free dishes too! Here’s where to head if you’re in Dubai.


Obsessed with eggs? Well, make your way over to Eggspectation! This Dubai restaurant is famed for its breakfasts, with many gluten free options on the menu. It’s also perfect for vegetarians, with plenty of healthy veggie options available.

Feast, Sheraton Grand Hotel

Feast is a fabulous place to grab a gluten free breakfast when you visit Dubai. Located in the beautiful Sheraton Grand Hotel, feast is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the gluten free menu is varied and plentiful.


Mediterranean food is the order of the day at Ostro, one of Dubai’s top restaurants serving this delicious cuisine. Ostro is a great spot for a gluten free pasta al forno, or the decadent vegetable al grillia. There’s even a gluten free burger on the menu, complete with gluten free bun!

Bateel Café

Fancy homemade Belgian waffles while you’re in Dubai? Bateel Café is a fabulous place to enjoy one of the most decadent breakfasts in this beautiful, sun-soaked destination. And we’ve got to say, their gluten free Eggs Benedict dish is to die for.


A chain recognisable across the globe, Carluccio’s has become famous for its plentiful gluten free options, including gluten free pasta dishes galore. You don’t have to miss out on delicious dishes like carbonara or spaghetti bolognese if you’re on a gluten free diet. Just head on over to Carluccio’s!

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

We know many gluten free travellers love to indulge with a good steak dinner when they’re on holiday, and at Ruth’s Chris Steak House you can tuck in, without any worry of cross contamination or missing out on anything at all.

Urban Bistro

Urban Bistro is a Dubai restaurant famous for its enticing vegetarian menu, but it’s also perfect for gluten free travellers. Tuck into healthy, nutritious meals at Urban Bistro and you’ll be amazed at the big, bold flavours on offer.

Pantry Cafe

The gourmet cafe and delicatessen is an amazing place to visit if you’re a gluten free traveller heading to Dubai soon. The cafe uses only the finest, fresh ingredients in their healthy dishes, with so many gluten free options to choose from.

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm is a five-star resort in the heart of Dubai. And of course, a hotel as high-end as this one offers a myriad of different dining options. Many gluten free travellers have reported a great experience dining here, as the restaurant teams are more than happy to cater to any special diets you may have.