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Foodie Spots

Taste authentic dining experiences from the furthest corners of the Earth, experience Michelin starred gastronomic cuisine, dress-up for fancy fine dining and dig-in to food truck grub for a bite on the go in Dubai; a city full of flavour.

Absolute Barbecues
5 min drive (1 km) Show Details

Fondly referred to as AB’s, this is one of Dubai’s best rated restaurants.

Fondly referred to as AB’s, this is one of Dubai’s best rated restaurants. Diners are treated to flavours from around the world, with a grill built into each table. If you’re hungry, you can opt for the unlimited grand feast or buffet, while those with a find for the exotic can order from the wish grill. AB’s is perfect for casual dining based on a unique concept.

Dampsa Seafood Grill
6 min drive (1.1 km) Show Details

This hidden gem in Deira can be spotted with a queue of people outside waiting to get in.

This hidden gem in Deira can be spotted with a queue of people outside waiting to get in. Dampsa offers affordable seafood feasts that are literally finger licking good. You pick your fresh fish of choice which is steamed, baked, friend or grilled at your table. Everyone around the table then tucks in, with no need for plates or cutlery.

Dhow Dinner Cruise
10 min drive (3.7 km) Show Details

Treat yourself to a floating dinner, with views of the Dubai Marina, JBR and Blue Water Island along the way.

Treat yourself to a floating dinner, with views of the Dubai Marina, JBR and Blue Water Island along the way. There is an a la carte menu that begins with a welcome drink followed by starters, mains and a salad bar before ending off with something sweet.

Arabian Tea House
14 min drive (6 km) Show Details

Known as the first authentic Emirati restaurant, the Arabian Tea House has earned its keep.

Known as the first authentic Emirati restaurant, the Arabian Tea House has earned its keep. Pull up a chair in the outdoor white and turquoise seating area, surrounded by flowers as you enjoy the mix of historical and modern surrounding buildings, while being treated to Middle Eastern hospitality. Feel yourself transported by this authentic experience as you sip on gahwa, traditional Arabic coffee. Be prepared to queue up as this is a very popular breakfast spot!

ZamZam MANDI
3 min drive (0.6 km) Show Details

ZamZam MANDI is a popular Emirati chain restaurant serving traditional cuisine.

ZamZam MANDI is a popular Emirati chain restaurant serving traditional cuisine. The menu is based on protein sections that include mutton, chicken, fish and meat. This is the perfect choice if you’re after a hearty meal with recipes and flavours that are true to the region.

Al Bait Shami Restaurant
8 min drive (2.6 km) Show Details

For chilled vibes and hookah pike to go with your food.

For chilled vibes and hookah pike to go with your food. Al Bait Shami opens in the morning to satisfy your breakfast cravings, followed by lunch service and dinner dining that goes on til the early hours. Their menu covers a bit of everything, with dishes ranging from the West and Orients.

The Irish Village
7 min drive (3.8 km) Show Details

A homely slice of Ireland, right in the heart of the UAE.

A homely slice of Ireland, right in the heart of the UAE. Visit for the relaxing vibe where you can gather with friends for some grub and drinks, of course. This is a popular spot to watch live sports and musicians. They have weekday deals on wings and sliders, plus Ladies Night every Monday.