Taste your way through authentic Middle Eastern flavours

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 November 2021 – Step into a world of Levantine flavours at Kamoon restaurant at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, the latest addition to Abu Dhabi. Having re-opened its doors in November, expect a culinary fusion of cultures set in a new modern setting.

With idyllic views of the Arabian sea and warm hospitality, taste your way through the flavours of the Levant as you indulge in an array of authentic dishes with a contemporary twist. Effortlessly combining elegant interiors with alfresco dining, Kamoon welcomes guests to dine, socialize and savour with culinary traditions of the region with a modern touch.

Award winning Chef Abu-Halab aims to create a modern, yet traditional dining experience for guests at Kamoon. With creativity and a strong passion, Chef believes in the magic of food that brings people together in a wholesome experience. Specially curated with quality ingredients and seasoned with love, Chef Abu-Halab promises to bring an experience beyond compare.

From variations of Hummus to mastering the art of Kebab reaching one meter with Turkish or Lebanese flair, enjoy traditional flavors or explore modern twists including Halloumi Sunrise, Prawns Quinoa Salad, Organic Seabream and Nayeh Tartare. Elevating your culinary journey are tempting desserts such as Cheesecake Osmalieh, Coconut Chocolate Punch, Kenafe and Bouza that promise to satisfy sweet cravings of all kinds. Enhancing your experience further is Kamoon’s selection of shisha, perfect for unwinding with close friends.

That’s not all. Complementing every dining experience at Kamoon are the enchanting live performances from skillful Oud player. With delightful tunes to enjoy in the background while indulging in authentic flavours, Kamoon is a treat for all your senses.

Surrounded by mesmerizing views and a captivating ambience, Kamoon is where fruitful memories are made and enticing dishes are savoured. Open daily, from 12 pm to 12 am and on Fridays and Saturdays from 12 pm to 01am.

For reservations, please call +971 2 657 0000 or email


About Kamoon

Kamoon, standing for ‘Cumin’ in Arabic, is a Levant restaurant located in Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana in Abu Dhabi. The beach front restaurant provides an authentic Levant cuisine while reflecting rich culinary heritage of the vibrant flavours in the Levant region. Through culinary storytelling, each dish is inspired by the silk road culture and has a clear vision of supporting sustainable and local practices while sourcing fresh and quality ingredients to create traditional Levant dishes with a contemporary twist. Overlooking the stunning beach and pool with mesmerizing views of the Arabian Sea, guests can expect a social dining experience at Kamoon.

About Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Conveniently located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, overlooking the breath-taking turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea and the Presidential Palace, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana is the first property to open in Abu Dhabi under Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana brand in 2010 as part of the Rotana Hotel Management Corporation that was founded in 1992, by a partnership between two visionary thinkers, Nasser Al Nowais & Selim El Zyr.

The 5 star family resort offers 443 splendid rooms and suites with their modern design complementing the values of the contemporary Arabian culture, making it ideal for business and leisure stays.

The Beach Club welcomes you with one of the largest swimming pools in the area, a private beach, Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Center, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, tennis and squash courts, group exercise rooms, separate kids pool, kids playground and Flippers Kids Club. The Wellness and Massage features six treatment suites and two relaxation rooms. Six fully equipped sea view meeting rooms with the latest audio-visual equipment are available for business conferences, seminars, graduation parties and more.

The hotel features four outlets offering a true culinary journey. Kamoon restaurant, overlooking the beach, serving authentic Arabic flavours with live entertainment; Horizon, all-day dining restaurant, serving international cuisine in a contemporary and elegant atmosphere; The Lounge offers light meals, irresistible sweet delights with diverse coffee aromas and healthy refreshments to savour while facing the stunning pool view; Sunset Bar, is a breeze refuge located by the pool, with breath-taking views serving snacks, tapas and tempting desserts.

For more information please call +971 (0)2 657 0000, e-mail or visit

About Rotana

Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels ‘Treasured Time’. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.

Further information on any Rotana property, its brands or reservations can be obtained by visiting or by contacting one of the regional sales offices.

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