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Manava

Sofitel the Palm, Dubai , United Arab Emirates
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Daily 6.30am - 11.30pm

Brunch on Fridays 12.30pm-4pm

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  • Easy Access
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)
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About Manava

All Day dining, A colorful environment straight out of Paul Gaugin’s Tahitian paintings, ‘Manava’, meaning "Welcome" in Tahitian, provides all day dining, offering a succulent buffet selection of international cuisine. Striking a perfect balance between fresh and peaceful, guests are invited to bask in the ambience either inside amongst the tranquil sounds of flowing water, or out on the terrace. Adorned with the artistic masterpieces of the esteemed Paul Gauguin and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Manava engages guests with a vibrant surrounding of Tahitian inspired Art Nouveau mastery, dedicating a separate room for each artist’s work.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Good

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

To start with, the ambiance is awesome. Staff is so friendly and warm, especially Rizwan. He was so helpful and courteous. The food was Great, as it was my wife's Birthday and wanted to surprise her and it she really liked it. Thank you Team Manava.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

Good Service and Hospitality. I am definitely coming back..

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Visited On Thursday, 27 September 2018

Hi I booked a dinner with my work team, some of my colleagues are from Belgium and were not too impressed about the quality and variety of food from the evening buffet. There was no meat (beef), no fish (apart from sea food lasagna and fish burgers) , very poor selection. There was only a meat loaf that I would not eat. One type of curry (Korma), the quiche tasted like plastic. I have to say I did not have bad food like this for a long time. Very disappointed about the evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

Excellent all round

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Very good food and great service

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Visited On Friday, 14 September 2018

Every things were just cool ,

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

The ambience,food and drink was amazing.We were very happy with our choice to visit Sofitel for our birthday celebration.The only thing that I wanted to mention was even after emailing that we were celebrating our birthday when we asked for a cake the waiter said that we had to tell 24 hours in advance.I thought it was understood that when a person is celebrating birthday we were expecting a cake.It would have been nice if we had a cake to celebrate.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Was emailed a dress code but many people wore shorts and flip flops. Only 1 person manning 3 cooking stations. Very limited selection- no sushi. Kitchen 6 at the Marriot is a lot better. Beautiful hotel with Urban garden but the quality and food was a big disappointment for a 5* hotel in the Palms.l

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Fantastic service and lovely food.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

The restaurant was kind enough to answer my request by serving a cake with "happy engagement" note on the top. The service was excellent.

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Visited On Monday, 20 August 2018

The service was excellent. The staff were friendly especially Srikanth who was serving us took special care to ensure that my guests’ specific requirements were met... in fact even for the children’s special requests to him for ice cream (outside the menu). Ambience was great and the food served had variety.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Buffet asiatique très varié Savoir de quel pays provenait chaque plat aurait été sympa Desserts un peu moins bien que le reste du buffet Personnel agréable et efficace

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Visited On Friday, 10 August 2018

I told the stuff that my wife’s birthday is today, they told me okey okey we will arrange but no action was done, it was so disappointed 😔

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Visited On Sunday, 05 August 2018

Dinner Buffet was amazing. Thank you for the surprise cake requested for my wife’s birthday. Will definitely come again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The food was great & good value for money. Definitely recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Food not suitable for foreigners. Fruit, dessert and juices are not up to standard.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 July 2018

Had an amazing experience dining at Manava Sofitel the Palm. You can really enjoy as the venue was quiet and posh. The staff were very friendly, polite and their service was really good. The food was great as well! 😄. Shout out to Mr. Kundal for an exemplary service.

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Visited On Friday, 20 July 2018

The choice of food was amazing. Staffs were friendly and polite.

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Visited On Monday, 09 July 2018

A great dining experience, very good value excellent food, service attentive and friendly and wide choice....will be dining there again.

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Visited On Friday, 29 June 2018

I keep coming to Manava because of the quality service and value for money. The food is great but can be improved a little bit more. The atmosphere is really good, just a bit crowded on my last visit. Service is always exceptional and the place is clean and comfortable.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 June 2018

More veg options needed

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Der Service war exzellent. Ich war im Zuge eines Iftar Buffets dort. Da es traditonell arabisch gehalten war, hat trotz der großen Auswahl vieles ähnlich geschmeckt. Noch dazu hat ein Buffet niemals die Aufmachung und den Charme eines a la carte Essens. A la carte kann ich mir aber 5 Sterne für Speise & Getränke durchaus vorstellen. Einzig die Atmosphäre hat mir nicht so gut gefallen, wobei dies nicht an den Räumlichkeiten gelegen ist (diese waren auf höchstem Niveau), sondern zum Einen wieder am wuseligen Buffet Charakter (laut, ständig laufen Leute herum) und zum Anderen, dass der ausgegebene Dress-Code vollkommen ignoriert wurde (jeder ist irgendiwe erschienen; hätte auch das Publikum einer Ballermann Kneipe sein können.) Soetwas hat so ein elegantes Hotel / Restaurant nicht verdient. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis war aber trotzdem sehr gut und ich würde jederzeit wieder hin hingehen.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 May 2018

We booked a table on the understanding that it was Italian night!! It was not to our taste at all & we barely ate anything, what we did try was inedible for our palette. We only booked as our children love Italian food. When someone has pre booked on the understanding they were getting Italian then that’s what they should get or at least get a message to say “unfortunately due to Ramadan we are not serving themed nights” then we would have re considered & booked else where as we totally respect this time. Very very disappointed. Waste of a nights holiday for us.

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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

All was great enjoyed every bit of it thanks a lot

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