Abu Dhabi

Education

3.2/5

Healthcare

3.6/5

City Score

Living in Abu Dhabi

Safety

5/5

Culture

2.8/5

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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1.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
34,335+ Reviews

2.

Louvre Abu Dhabi
4,008+ Reviews

3.

Emirates Palace
5,963+ Reviews

4.

Yas Marina Circuit
4,212+ Reviews

5.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
1,117+ Reviews

Economy in Abu Dhabi

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Abu Dhabi

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Cost of Living Index

59.5%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid High

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Abu Dhabi

Top phone carriers

Etisalat (best coverage)

Du

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $3.8

Mid high

Restaurants in Abu Dhabi

Zuma Abu Dhabi: 1786 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 1171 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 2 reviews
Zomato: 4.9/5, 613 reviews

Mosaic: 1965 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 993 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 212 reviews
Zomato: 4.8/5, 760 reviews

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Google: 4.4/5, 711 reviews

Madang Korean: 1246 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 607 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 70 reviews
Zomato: 4.5/5, 569 reviews

Punjab Grill: 1214 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 588 reviews
Zomato: 4.9/5, 623 reviews
Opentable: 4.5/5, 3 reviews

Joud Cafe: 990 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 747 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 29 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 4.8 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 190 reviews

The Coffee Club – Yas Mall: 886 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 286 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 24 reviews
Foursquare: 7.9/10, 128 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 448 reviews

% ARABICA ABU DHABI CORNICHE: 756 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 685 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 7 reviews
Zomato: 4/5, 64 reviews

Shabby Chic Cafe: 548 reviews

Google: 4/5, 142 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 33 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 373 reviews

The Coffee Club – Abu Dhabi Mall: 491 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 19 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 24 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 448 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Abu Dhabi

Le Café: 1368 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 452 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 740 reviews
Zomato: 4.5/5, 176 reviews

Cafe Arabia: 1597 reviews

Google: 4/5, 786 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 404 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 4.6 reviews
Zomato: 3.8/5, 317 reviews

Art House Cafe: 1295 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 867 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 72 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 356 reviews

The Third Place Cafe: 1292 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 786 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 140 reviews
Zomato: 4.2/5, 366 reviews

Shakespeare and Co.: 1086 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 622 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 300 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 164 reviews

Hakkasan Abu Dhabi: 1210 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 454 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 286 reviews
Zomato: 4.8/5, 280 reviews
Opentable: 4.6/5, 190 reviews

Villa Toscana: 1638 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 302 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 1167 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 169 reviews

Desert Lotus: 524 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 251 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.7/5, 177 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 95 reviews

Sontaya South East Asian: 1264 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 256 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 798 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 22 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 188 reviews

Khayal: 781 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 254 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 360 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 167 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Abu Dhabi

#96 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

High

24 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Abu Dhabi AED 129/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Regus Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen C6 : No reviews

2. Regus Abu Dhabi, ADGM Square-Al Sila Tower : No reviews

3. Regus Abu Dhabi Airport Road : No reviews

4. Regus Abu Dhabi Al Arjan : No reviews

5. Regus Abu Dhabi Al Falah : No reviews

6. Regus Abu Dhabi, ADGM – AL Maqam Tow : No reviews

7. Regus Abu Dhabi, B1 Mussafah : No reviews

8. Regus Abu Dhabi, Tamouh Tower : No reviews

9. Witwork Cafe 302 Abu Dhabi : No reviews

10. Krypto Labs : 1

Gyms/Health & Fitness in Abu Dhabi

Adrenagy Fitness Center: 293 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 292 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 1 reviews

MY30MINUTES ABU DHABI EMS TRAINING: 166 reviews

Google: 5/5, 166 reviews

Vogue Fitness | CrossFit Yas: 150 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 150 reviews

Cobra Fitness Abu Dhabi: 110 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 108 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 2 reviews

Body Time Abu Dhabi: 90 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 90 reviews

CrossFit Abu Dhabi | Arena Fitness: 68 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 68 reviews

LIFT Gym: 61 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 61 reviews

Perform Boxing Studio: 59 reviews

Google: 5/5, 59 reviews

Vivafit – Ladies Fitness Boutique: 53 reviews

Google: 5/5, 53 reviews

Fitness Vibes Personal Trainer: 44 reviews

Google: 5/5, 44 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Abu Dhabi

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Population Density

High

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Abu Dhabi

1. Couscous
2. Harissa
3. Fricasse
4. Brik
5. Lablabi

6. Usban

7. Boukha

8. Asida

9. Kamounia

10. Bambalouni

Environment in Abu Dhabi

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Climate Index

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C232528323739404038353025
Low°C181922262931333331282421
SunshineVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunny
RainfallNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windy
CloudNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Abu Dhabi

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Abu Dhabi

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Sights & Landmarks

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

G

Main Sport:

Football Soccer

Capital City:

Yes

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

971

Time zone:

UTC+04:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

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Nearby Airports

Bateen Airport
29 km
Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport
97 km
Dubai International Airport
135 km
Al Ain International Airport
143 km
Sharjah International Airport
153 km

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