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Another " only in Dubai experience "

Ridiculously expensive for a ridiculously fabulous experience ! Lovely waiting area with sofas... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
LizzyS123
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Over priced

Perhaps I'm a little dim, or maybe I didn't read the promotional stuff very thoroughly, but when a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Geoffmoore1964
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Staff provides a very good service at the waiting lounge prior to the movie starts, you choose F&B from the menu specially made for the Theatre guests, as I was in doubt about something from the menu they immediately asked if I wanted a sample...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Julietti S
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks a lot for your review!

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Ridiculously expensive for a ridiculously fabulous experience ! Lovely waiting area with sofas ,nice decor and of course great service . Toilets are beautiful too The seats are fab, huge ,leather and reclining . I loved the purple silk blanket and pillow Our food was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LizzyS123
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thank you, Lizzy. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

One word to describe my experience "luxury". The waiting area is very classy, you feel like you're setting in a hotel lobby. The toilets are elegant and very clean. Entering the theatre the first thing that caught my attention is the beautiful scent of Oud...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank asma_al86
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks Asma. We're glad that you enjoyed the experience. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Without doubt, the best cinema experience I've come across world wide... No UK US or EU equal. Great customer service like your in a 5star hotel. If in Dubai would have to make a point to do it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wolfgang D
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks for your review! See you at our cinema again soon

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Perhaps I'm a little dim, or maybe I didn't read the promotional stuff very thoroughly, but when a place advertises itself as a "gastro-cinema" or whatever, and the seats cost three times the price of a VIP seat in the cinema next door, I sort...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Geoffmoore1964
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks for your review. Sorry to learn that the experience wasn't as per your liking. We're hoping you would give it another shot soon :)

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have used the Dubai Mall Platinum and for 2 reasons Dubai mall is better than Mall of the Emirates 1. The blankets and pillows as nice as they were - were silky in texture, normally - including on airlines - the side of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank StephenPhyllisTaylor
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks for your review, Stephen. We can assure you that the blankets and pillows placed for each guest are freshly laundered and never re-used. However we apologize for the inconvenience caused by the delayed order.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited theater by gary rhodes tonight in yas mall abu dhabi and were disappointed beyond belief. We had high expectations. Especially after paying 160 aed per person and still having to pay for the food. It started off with the lounge. Nice ambience but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Jacquie R
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Hi Jacquie, sorry to learn that you had an unsatisfactory experience at our cinema. Since your last visit we have made a few changes that would make your next visit more pleasant (for example we have installed a dim light next to every seat and...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The VIP experience of a movie cinema combined with some gourmet styled food is not a bad idea. Especially when you are in Dubai. Check in and relax at a lounge which makes some airline lounges at airports look dull. The menu has a nice...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank salmansultan
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Thanks a lot for your review, Salman!

Reviewed 30 July 2016

What a disappointing experience for a famous chef name brand! Don't be fooled by the name, 'Theatre by Rhodes'- seems to be just a marketing gimmick to charge crazy prices for 'sample-sized' portions!!! Not sure if Chef Rhodes is even aware of how the kitchen...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank gulfbabe
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Mr. Rhodes,your food selection has "nothing special at all" on it and I don't know why it so pricey. Cinema experience is great, the luxurious waiting area,very comfy reclining cinema seat which has call button if you need something, it has free pillow and blanket...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ursula a
Management response:Responded 27 November 2016

Hi Ursula. Thanks for your review. Sorry to learn that the dish you ordered was not as per your liking.

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KIDS I have a few times and have never really seen under teen's there so not sure about this issue. COST We paid 160 AED each for the cinema tickets on News Years Eve and then all food and drink is individually priced by... More
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