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05 October 2023

Guide to the Souk Al Bahar - Steakhouse in Dubai

Tuck into a mouthwatering steakhouse destination in Downtown Dubai at Souk Al Bahar

Souk Al Bahar is a marketplace where you can experience the traditional Emirati way of life with all of the comforts of modern-day living. Situated in the heart of the city, this is a prime destination for dining, entertainment, and shopping all wrapped in one. 

If you’re looking for a contemporary twist on a souk, this is it. Reaching Souk Al Bahar is easy – just wander through the Dubai Mall walkway which overlooks the Dubai Fountain on the Burj Lake. The souk is designed to resemble a traditional one with natural stone alleys, Arab decor, and atmospheric lighting.

Souk Al Bahar translates to the ‘sailor’s market.’ There are multiple shops located here, where you can shop for fashion, crafts, perfumes, and antiques which all create a true feel for the Arabian lifestyle. 

There are also a variety of cafes, restaurants, and lounges at Souk Al Bahar, complete with views overlooking the waterfront promenade. Visitors can look forward to various culinary concepts with menus featuring dishes from all around the world. 

Souk Al Bahar seeks to make the visitor experience a seamless one, with full accessibility, public transport links, and prayer rooms available. This concept was developed by Emaar, one of the leading developers in the real estate market in Dubai. 

Children will love the Kid’s zone on the 2nd floor where they can enjoy arts and crafts while you shop. The Souk Al Bahar is also a destination with exclusive goodies, like the best dates and chocolate truffles at Battle, and the Cashmere Pashmina store for shawls, scarves, and knitwear.

As a nation famous for its mall culture, this is one you surely won’t want to miss. Filled with Arabian influences, it is a shopping destination like no other. In fact, you may want to visit a couple of times to make the most of everything this emporium has to offer. 


A steakhouse destination at Souk Al Bahar

If you’re looking for a steakhouse at Souk Al Bahar, head to The Meat Co Burj Dubai. It is self-proclaimed to be “An elite brand of steakhouse located in 7 stores, across 5 countries, in some of the best cities in the world.” So, what better way to tuck into a tender steak than here with the experts? 

The restaurant features mosaic-clad walls and wood flooring which creates an enchanting ambience for eager diners. This restaurant offers incredible views of the Burj Khalifa, with a contemporary theatre-style kitchen. 

The Meat Co leverages its South African heritage with innovative design and authentic elements to create a steakhouse like no other. 

They meticulously procure the best steaks from around the globe and use a unique aging process which has drawn a loyal following. There is an eclectic atmosphere and warm hospitality to match. 

Meat is the star of the show at this steakhouse, with the likes of the Mayura Station Signature Wagyu (+10) and Prime 1kg Tomahawk steak. There is a full menu to suit all types of eaters, though, including a  raw and cold menu and entrees to start you off. Then for mains, you can tuck into a selection of their famous super-aged meat as well as salads, soups, vegetarian dishes, burgers, chicken, seafood, and dessert, of course!


Stay close to Souk Al Bahar in Downtown Dubai

There is a lot to see, do, and taste at Souk Al Bahar. When you stay at a hotel in Downtown, you’ll be close enough to visit anytime you wish. In fact, the Rove hotel in Downtown puts you within walking distance of this modern-day marketplace as well as the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa. 

There are many Rove hotels throughout the city (with plans to expand beyond Dubai). It has become synonymous with affordable accommodation that caters to all of your needs with a well-designed en suite Rover room and access to a collection of convenient facilities. At our Rove hotel in Downtown, includes an outdoor pool to keep you cool in the toasty Middle Eastern climate. 

That wraps up our guide to visiting Souk Al Bahar. No matter what your interests are, this is a great way to enjoy Emirati culture during your trip to Dubai. Book your stay with Rove hotel in Downtown and get ready for the trip of a lifetime.