Dubai Restaurants

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    JAPENGO Cafe: Fancy some Fusion? (& coffee, too!)

    by JessH Updated Sep 28, 2010

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    Japengo - one of the best in Dubai
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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    Contemporary yet funky in design, Japengo Cafe uses a harmony of natural and modern furnishings; there are wood, rattan, bamboo and hard wooden tables, contrasted with a steel & glass kitchen. It is a very modern, but also somewhat relaxing environment: hip, young, cool and classy.

    It's a curious hybrid: part coffee shop, part pizzeria, part noodle bar and part sushi bar - yet somehow it works fantastically.
    The staff are friendly & welcoming; keen for you to try something from the uncommon & atypical menu, which includes a huge variety of Asian dishes, International favourites and of course Arabic specialities.

    The value for money is incredible here. I would never even dream of attempting a starter and a main course at this eatery: the portions are generous, fresh and delicious (I've wished so many times that I'd have a bit more space left for dessert!)

    All in all, it's a good place for a quick coffee & muffin, lunch or also lavish dinner. Highly recommended!


    Favorite Dish: The Fish 'n' Chips where delicious, with 3 huge pieces of Hammour and hot & crispy French fries.
    The Singaporean stir-fry or Yaki Soba with either seafood, meat or vegetables are equally yummy & you can choose your favourite sauce.
    The vegetarian burger is a delicious, crispy patty made of peas, beans, onions, cabbage, carrots, etc. But it is HUGE! I couldn't finish the bread and had to leave most of the side salad as well. (plenty of vegetarian options on their menu)
    The sushi & sashimi is lovely, and the knowledgeable staff do a great job of helping you to pick your favourites.

    UPDATE January 2008: Smoking is now banned indoors in public places (malls, cafes, etc.) in Dubai.

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    CAFE HAVANA: "Stop while you shop"... for some re-fuelling

    by JessH Updated Jul 6, 2008

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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    When you running around shopping to your heart's content, sooner or later you're going to need a coffee, juice, snack or full lunch to "keep moving" around the huge shopping malls... this is where I recommend you steer towards the nearest Cafe Havana.
    Surely, there are restaurants in Dubai that surely serve much better food, but for the weary shopper & people watcher, the food is tasty and well priced.

    (Now don't be misled by the name: there's nothing really Cuban about the place; the food is international & plentiful.)
    The cafe has various outlets in the city, with the largest one being on Level 2 of Deira City Centre. It has seating for at least 150 people, an informal and relaxed feel: wicker chairs and tables, lots of greenery in ceramic pots, wooden decking on the floor, a central water feature & large half-circle blue sofas.

    This is *the* place where I always meet my friends for some food, caffeine-kicks and a nice time for chatting & people-watching.

    The menu is straight forward, and you'll find everything from traditional burgers, delicious thin & crispy pizzas, to Arabic cuisine, to Asian stir-fries & sizzling plates, to innovative salads, children's dishes and nice desserts. And like any Dubai cafe, fruit cocktails are just as much a feature as the coffee.
    The portions are relatively large, the serving staff is friendly & relatively quick, and the prices are good as well.

    Favorite Dish: The pizzas are thin, crispy and great to share with someone.
    The Mediterranean Salad is superb, and it's a main-course-portion as well! I also love the grilled Salmon Steak.
    The fajitas come on a sizzling plate, with plenty of crunchy vegetables.

    TIP: This is a very popular place: If you don't get a table right away, just wait for 5-10 minutes: people are always coming & going, and usually you'll get a table in no-time!
    Opening Hours: Same as the Shopping Mall (10:00am - 10:00pm)

    UPDATE January 2008: Please note that smoking has now been banned inside all of Dubai's shopping malls.

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    Boardwalk: A Best Place to Overview the Creek

    by Rinjani Written May 19, 2005

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    Boardwalk in the afternoon

    Still consider as favorite place to overview Dubai creek as well as having a nice dinner with friends or your love one.
    Surprisingly the price is reasonable. If you just fancy sipping coffee or enjoy the drink, Boardwalk has fine selection of drinks.
    Boardwalk is situated in Dubai Yacht Club, opposite of City Centre.

    Favorite Dish: Boardwalk has selection of international menu. Their steak is great!

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    THE BOARDWALK Restaurant: Flawed Food but Fantastic Ambience!

    by JessH Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    (Licensed - serves alcoholic beverages)

    This is by far one of Dubai's nicest venues for an al fresco eatery. But let's forget about the food, drinks and service for a moment: the location is simply stunning. Don't bother coming here in summer; visiting the Boardwalk is strictly for the cooler winter months, because sitting outside right by the water's edge is what you come here for.
    Built on a wooden terrace over the creek, diners can take in a stunning view of the city. See the rich & ostentatious chug by & park their luxury yachts whilst dodging the small wooden "Abras" whizzing around them. This is Dubai: the old is constantly clashing with the new, and somehow it's amusing and it works.

    Service is attentive but not overdone. There's a 2nd bar outside so and in winter (when true desert-dwellers like me actually feel cold at night!) they provide outdoor heaters. The restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Favorite Dish: We met with a few work colleagues for dinner: John had the traditional fish 'n' chips; a generous portion of 2 crispy Hammour (grouper) fillets and nice chips. I had the vegetarian lasagne; a relatively small portion but I wasn't too hungry & also planning on dessert ;-) A colleague had the lamb with grilled vegetables and was happy with the flavour & quality. For dessert we ordered cheesecake, which was OK but I've had better.

    The restaurant (understandably) specialises in seafood & grilled meats, but also offers some vegetarian options and traditional favourites such as pasta or salads. Most dishes are good, few are excellent and unfortunately many are disappointingly bland.
    The only reason I give this restaurant such a high rating is its location & service. The views & reasonable price tag are what really make this place special. If you don't want to take your chances with their menu, come here anyway & switch to a "liquid diet" of drinks & discussion for the evening.

    --> TIP: For nice drinks & Sheesha (water pipe) visit the adjacent QDs (more info in my Nightlife Tips)

    Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00am – 12:00 midnight.
    NOTE: they don't accept any table reservations so you have to get there early!
    Wish I was back in the city
    Instead of this old bank of sand.
    With the sun beating down over the roof tops
    And the one I love so close at hand.
    If I had wings and I could fly,
    I know where I would go.
    But right now I'll just sit here so contentedly
    And watch the river flow.
    (Bob Dylan, Watching the River flow)

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    ASHIANA Indian Restaurant: The Indian restaurant that has it all...

    by JessH Updated Mar 7, 2007

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    (Licensed - serves alcoholic beverages)

    This is my 2nd favourite Indian Restaurant in Dubai.
    If you're in Dubai and looking for an Indian restaurant that has it all: great service, authentic interiors, extensive menu, exquisite food and reasonable prices, dropping into the Ashiana should be on your "to do" list.
    This award-winning Indian eatery is a beautiful and atmospheric restaurant with gorgeous dark woodwork, gold lanterns, heavy carpets, etc.
    TIP: This is a 5-star hotel and a very prominent restaurant, so making reservations is essential.

    Once the hostess has shown you to your table order your first round of drinks, crack some poppadums and scoop up some chunky mango chutney & fresh mint sauce to start-off your evening. The service is friendly & efficient but at times also unnecessarily over-attentive.
    The menu changes regularly and covers a number of regional cuisines from North India. While you could use superlatives to describe the food, the best word is "authentic" & "not over-the-top".

    If you are unfamiliar with India food the large menu can be a bit daunting. But here comes our waiter to the rescue: the staff can really help you with your selection and are extremely friendly, knowledgable & polite. The interiors are classy yet relaxing & inviting. No matter if it's a quiet business lunch or a mesmerizing dinner with the live band next to you on the small stage - I absolutely love this place & you should definitely not miss it!

    Favorite Dish: TIP: Ask your waiter to bring you a selection or either veg or non-veg starters… this way you get to try most of the chef's recommended dishes...

    > Macchi Ka Salan: a fish curry made with tomatoes, coconut and infused with curry leaves; my absolute favourite!
    > The Aloo Gobi is also very nice but spicier than in other restaurants.
    > One of my favourite dishes is the Dal Makhani (black lentils), but all other Dal varieties are also superbly prepared & wonderfully flavourful here.
    > There are numerous vegetarian options as well, which is one of the main reasons why I like Asian food so much.

    NOTE: The location is a bit of a struggle when battling Dubai's notorious all-day rush hour traffic, but once you've arrived you will agree that it is so worth the drive!

    Opening Hours:
    Sat - Thur 12.30pm - 03.30pm & 07.30pm - 01.30am.
    Fridays 07.30pm - 01.00am.
    *
    *(If you're in the mood for something cosier, less posh & slightly cheaper, check-out my number 1 favourite Indian restaurant, the Antique Bazar, another of my restaurant tips)

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    SALADICIOUS: Who ever said salad was boring?

    by JessH Updated Jul 26, 2008

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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    On a rainy day in Dubai (what a rarity!) my friend & I had planned to have lunch at the Limetree Cafe, but then decided to use the great weather ;-) as an excuse to try the nearby newcomer on Dubai's eatery-scenery: Saladicious.

    This truly is a little gem tucked-away just behind "The One" furniture store in Jumeirah. We were greeted by very friendly staff that seemed efficient but also still a bit nervous, trying to get "into the rhythm" of daily operations. The menu features mostly salad (what a surprise...) but also some soups & desserts.

    There is a smoking and non-smoking section (the small outdoor terrace looked inviting, but it was raining after all!) & received a complimentary fresh mint drink to start, enjoyed some of the fresh warm bread with herb butter & olive pesto, then our 3-course meal arrived all with sufficient time and no rush in between courses, and finally we were treated to a small iced-coffee; again complimentary.

    Favorite Dish: We had settled for the "Daily Gourmet Option" which costs 55 Dhs (USD 15) and includes a large plate of magnificent choices from their huge salad bar, a soup of your choice (the pumpkin soup was especially good!) and the main course of the day, which happened to be Mushroom Risotto. Their salad bar includes grilled Halloumi cheese, smoked Salmon & cream cheese rolls, 5 different types of dressing, grilled asparagus and of course plenty of crisp greenery... what a bargain!

    To say that we were *stuffed* would be an understatement, and it was obvious that each & every dish had been made with the freshest ingredients and a lot of skill. But if you should somehow happen to have any space left, they also have some nice dessert options, both healthy and sinful... Oh, and did I mention that they also DELIVER...? Call 800-SALAD and min. order amount is Dhs 35 (USD 10).

    The decor is pop-art pure, very modern and colourful but still somehow cosy. There's a small sofa-corner framed by 2 oversized garden gnomes, a long table where you can use your laptop for the wireless internet, and wonderful lighting & artwork.

    Saladicious is perfect for lovers of healthy, fresh food and a very welcoming atmosphere, all at reasonable prices. This place comes highly recommended, especially if you're looking for tasty, waistline-friendly food in the otherwise fatty, fried, fast-food city of Dubai.

    --> UPDATE JULY 2008: The menu is now far more extensive, including various pasta dishes, soups and sandwiches. The salad buffet still encompasses a huge variety of choices. My mother ordered an a-la-carte Chicken Salad (Dhs 45), which was so huge that she couldn't finish it. I enjoyed a French onion soup (Dhs 28) made with vegetable stock (you may choose which stock you like) and John had Broccoli Soup with freshly baked rolls. Almost 2 years after I wrote my initial tip about Saladicious, I still highly recommend it!

    Opening Hours: Daily, 11:00am - 11:00pm.

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    LIME TREE CAFE: ...lazing on a sunny afternoon; in a secret garden

    by JessH Updated Jan 12, 2011

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    Mango Cheesecake at Limetree Cafe Ibn Battuta Mall
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    (Unlicenced - no alcoholic beverages)

    The Lime Tree Cafe in Jumeirah is virtually impossible to miss: it's the only house painted bright green! The cafe itself is a house with its own small garden with a lovely seating area & water feature, and from the very beginnings in 2002 it was welcomed as a fresh and highly appreciated addition to the Dubai coffee-sipping scene.

    Its location smack-bang in the middle of Jumeirah is great for tourists that are out to explore Dubai on foot or by short taxi rides: the Jumeirah Mosque, Al Ittihad House/Flag, the smaller Jumeirah shopping malls, Mercato Mall and of course the beaches, are all within hopping distance.
    Upstairs you'll find another seating area, as well as the washrooms & a lovely outside terrace where you can enjoy the sun and the view of the ocean across the street. (no smoking inside)
    You can find another Limetree Cafe with outside seating area at the Ibn Battua shopping mall as well. I actually prefer this location, as it's usually quieter and more relaxing.

    This is the sort of place that attracts a loyal clientele of business people grabbing a quick, satisfying lunch & tourists on their way to/back from the beaches...
    NOTE: This is in no-way meant to offend anyone; I'm definitely no "child-hater"!, but I just want you to be advised that mums with (screaming) kids also like coffee-sipping here, so if you want some peace & quiet it's best to visit either early in the morning, or after lunch time, or simply sit on the upstairs balcony (child-free zone).

    The food is great, prices are reasonable, the atmosphere is lovely & the concept unique: there aren't many good cafes with such nice outdoor seating in Dubai.

    Favorite Dish: The menu for breakfast specials, lunch, dinner or simply coffee & a snack offers unique alternatives to boring club sandwiches & salads: there are many healthy options (such as grilled fish & vegetable skewers, an assortment of innovative salads, pasta & sauces) and trust me on this one: throw all of your diet-intentions out of the window, for you MUST try one of their fabulous home-made muffins (peach & chocolate) or cake!

    Your order is taken directly at the counter, and your food is then brought to your table. Surely, this is easier on the waiting staff and gives you time to look at the daily selection of yummy food, but the queue can get quiet long between 12:30pm - 02:30pm.

    Jumeirah: Opening Hours: 07:30am - 08:00pm.
    --> The Lime Tree Cafes is an animal-loving establishment and supports the local cat charity *Feline Friends*. They also look after their very own rescued cats in the cafe's garden.

    Lime Tree Cafe also has a branch at the Ibn Batutta Mall
    Opening Hours: 08:00am - 10:30pm.
    Fridays: 10:00am - 10:30pm.

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    ZYNG - Asian Grill: Hungry after all the shopping...?

    by JessH Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Fast, healthy, delicious! Zyng in Dubai
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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    Our first visit to the recently opened (2005) Ibn Battuta Shopping Mall in Dubai proved an exhausting one... it's soooo huge! After running around for 2 hours, looking for the best bargains and marvelling at the sheer size of the place, we found ourselves in the "China court" of the mall, where the IMAX cinema and regular cinema are located.

    After scanning the area for a nice-looking restaurant, our stomachs pulled us toward the ZYNG Asian Grill.
    Its decor is very minimalist-Manhattan-like, with dark-wood benches and tables, modern lighting & very friendly & knowledgeable staff. The restaurant's manager is South African and took his time to explain the different menu options and to make recommendations.

    There's something for everyone: the carnivore, the seafood-lover and also vegetarians/vegans. Part of their menu consists of the 'pick-n-mix' option: choose your noodles, choose your sauce, choose your protein (meat, fish or '"Zoya") and then choose your selection of vegetables at their fresh veggie counter. Drop it off at the kitchen and the chef will whip-up a great, tasty, healthy and light stirfry!

    So if you're hungry after a day of shopping and are looking for a reasonably-priced healthy option, check out ZYNG... Delicious!

    NOTE: In the UAE, only restaurants in hotels may obtain the licence to serve alcohol. Cafes/Restaurants in shopping malls are therefore not licenced, but usually offer a huge variety of soft-drinks, "mocktails" and fresh fruit juices.


    Favorite Dish: Their 'Zoya' is (as I later inquired with the manager) a product called "Veat" made of soybeans but tastes 100times better than tofu (most vegetarians will agree with me that the squidgy consistency is sometimes a bit off-putting.)

    Zoya/Veat has a great, chewy consistency and at first I thought they had made a mistake an had given me chicken! But after inquiring I soon learnt about 'Zoya' and how the restaurant imports it directly from Canada.

    Other recommendation: BIG BOWL Asian Veg. Soup... delicious!

    As a starter, we *always* order a portion of ther gorgeous Potstickers (Dim Sum), and green tea of course.

    John and I absolutely love this restaurant, and we eat here at least 2 or 3 times a month... highly recommended!

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    GLORIA JEAN'S Coffee: The Australian caffeine-fix in the city

    by JessH Updated Jul 8, 2012

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    Gloria Jeans Coffees, Bur Juman, Dubai
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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    I prefer visiting independent cafes, but if there's one chain of coffee-stores that I actually enjoy, it's Gloria Jean's Coffees: the first Australian franchised coffee shop to open in the UAE... I like supporting Australian brands :-)

    Their Mocca Chillers and Iced Cappuccinos (9 different flavours, mixing espresso with everything from chocolate flavouring to cookies & mint) are superb! Gloria Jean's also retails freshly roasted gourmet coffee beans in 24 varieties, such as Vanilla infused, German chocolate cake, hazelnut, decaffeinated, etc.

    The cafe also serves an assortment of food; and their sandwiches, cakes, salads and pastries have greatly improved over the past few years...

    TIP: If you do feel peckish, try one of their fresh crepes; Scrumptious! Choose whether your crepe should be sweet or savory, and then pick your toppings.

    They have special children's menu, as well as a special summer promotion offering a free Mocha Chiller Promotions Card to every customer, as well as the all-year-around Frequent Sippers Club: Receive 1 free cup for every 10 cups.

    To cut a long story short: I absolutely love meeting friends at Gloria Jean's, or simply running in and grabbing an Iced Cappucino to keep me cool whilst driving around in my car.
    Staff are usually very friendly and funny. Shoppers visit Gloria Jean's for their great flavour-infused coffees and for a spot of people-watching, and to quote their slogan: "escape the daily grind"...


    Opening Hours: 09:00am - 11:00pm.

    Favorite Dish: Favourite drink: Regular Iced Cappucino (large, of course!) without whipped cream.

    Favourite snack: Hot banana crepe with chocolate sauce... (gives you the energy to carry-on shopping... haha!)

    PRICES 2012:
    large cappucino: Dhs 18.-
    double chocolate muffin: Dhs 9.-

    --> UPDATE March 2008: There is now also a Drive-Through Gloria Jean's, located at the petrol station just outside the residential area of Mirdif.

    UPDATE August 2008: Gloria Jean's now supports fair trade produce.

    UPDATE October 2010: Gloria Jeans' has just openend an outlet in Dubai Festival City.

    List of all Gloria Jean's outlets in the UAE:
    http://www.gloriajeanscoffees.com.au/pages/store_international.asp?mfid=13

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    ASHA'S: WHERE MUSIC'S THE FOOD OF LOVE, & IT DOES PLAY ON

    by Siddha3th Updated Jan 22, 2006

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    If there's only one restaurant you're able to visit in Dubai, make it Asha's. Everything - right from the sensually vibrant interiors and the unforgettable food, right down to the well-dressed waiting staff, speaks subtly of class. Asha Bhonsle is one of India's greatest playback singers, and this restaurant's her baby. Understandably, music is a big part of the Asha's experience, with lounge and Hindi fusion always playing softly in the background. There's a real grace to this place... an addictive flavour that's as much about the food as it is about the ambience. So make it down to Asha's, where music definitely is the food of love. And it does play on.

    Favorite Dish: Chef Qureishi, from India's legendary Lucknow Gharana, has authenticated his signature touch on dishes which oughta' be classified as masterpieces! Here's the pick of the collection...

    Kebab Platter - a succulent array of grilled and fried meat, soft to the touch. Just heaven!

    Prawn Masala - a not too spicy curry dish, with the prawns just beyond tasty!

    The Delhi Devil - a heady concoction, to say the least. Gin, lime and pomegranate juice come together to form the perfect cocktail partner to all the glorious food.

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    ELEMENTS Fine Art Cafe: Stylish interiors, nice food & fabulous Sheesha

    by JessH Updated Mar 4, 2007

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    (Unlicensed - no alcoholic beverages)

    Elements is a great place for a quick lunch, long discussions over great coffee, dinner & a lovely shisha on the outdoor terrace, or just to sit, marvel at the artwork & read a good book.

    Even though it appears over-filled and cluttered, you quickly surrender to the creative & relaxing atmosphere... I could sit here for hours & just loose myself in animated conversation, colourful art & delightful delicatessen
    (and have done so on many occasions)

    The walls of the restaurant are full with fine artwork of 70 different artists from all over the world. They pride themselves on having the biggest art collection in the Gulf in a permanent, all-year-round art exhibition. Whilst you enjoy your food, you can inquire about specific painting and maybe even buy one to take home?

    THE MENU: esoteric, healthy, unique fusion & innovative - offers anything from dim sum & Thai soups, sandwiches, grilled fish or meat, Spanish tapas, fresh sushi, crispy salads, pasta with original Italian sauces & desserts with a huge variety of great coffee to accompany it. You can create the main courses yourself, but choosing from a list of various sauces & side dishes.

    They also have a great lunch buffet every day for only AED 35.-
    (1 USD = 3.67 AED)

    Then there's the music: some of the best I've heard in the numerous eateries of Dubai - a smart, stylish mix of trip-hop & funky house.
    Seating includes indoors (chairs or comfy sofas) & a terrace (outdoors) where you can enjoy fabulous fruit-infused Sheesha (Arabic waterpipe).

    All in all, I think it's a marvellous one-size-fits-all eating, drinking & sheesha-smoking destination!


    Favorite Dish: My favourite is the grilled fish with fresh spinach sauce & grilled vegetables. But you can choose various types of fish, different sauces & numerous other side dishes... whatever tickles your fancy.
    The risotto with saffron & mustard seeds was devine!
    I wasn't too impressed by their pasta dishes, hot chocolate cake or fruit cake, but the coffees & freshly-baked crepes are excellent. The crepe go perfectly with a tall cappuccino or mochaccino. To complete a great visit, opt for a nice Mint Sheesha :-)

    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 01:30am, 7 days a week.

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    PANINI Cafe: Tropical Gardens in the middle of the desert!

    by JessH Updated Sep 26, 2007

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    (Licensed - serves alcoholic beverages)

    Panini is a real insider-secret amongst Dubai coffee sippers and people watchers.

    Prices are slightly higher than in other coffee shops, but this is a 5-star hotel after all.
    It's tucked away in the lush tropical gardens of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, with 4 gigantic "Dhows" (traditional Arabic boats) looming from the glass ceiling above you. (click picture to see them)

    It's one of my favourite places in the city & perfect for the summer months when you are confined to the air-conditioned indoors, but yearn for greenery, trees & sunlight.

    This Italian cafe and deli carries a selection of specialty coffees, panini sandwiches, cakes, fruit tarts, cookies, chocolates, truffles, pralines, pastries & homemade gelati. Gourmet gifts such as chocolate truffles, olive oils, pasta, biscotti & various other treats are available.... yummy!
    Their bakery also offers its complete menu for takeaway, as well as a wide selection of items for retail including top quality olive oils, balsamic vinegars & Italian preserves. This is also the only place in Dubai where you can buy "Giotto" almond & cream chocolates.

    Favorite Dish: My favourites are their various vegetable quiches, muffins & the strawberry cheesecake, and of course coffee, coffee, coffee...

    Opening Hours:
    Friday to Tuesday: 08:00am - 01:00am.
    Wednesday & Thursday: 08:00am - 02:00am.

    This is also a superb photo opportunity for some "unusual" holiday snaps in this desert country ;-)

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    Danial Restaurant: A Great Variety of Arabic and Persian Food

    by Rinjani Written Nov 8, 2004

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    If you fancy to taste Persian and Arabic food in a great range of variety, go for Danial restaurant. Situated in Deira, Twin Towers, Danial serves the buffet with a lot of variety to offer. Appetizer is variety of salad, Tabouleh (Lebanese salad), fresh Arabic bread and hummous. Main course is variety type of chicken, lamb, beef and fish.

    Don’t forget to taste sweets as a dessert. Also, you can go for ice cream selection.

    Danial also provide the Shisha. It’s really enjoyable to smoke Shisha in the open terrace while enjoying the panorama of the creek.

    Favorite Dish: It's a buffet. So you will be able to choose.

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    Al Ijaza: The Best Swarma in Town

    by Rinjani Updated Nov 21, 2004

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    Al Ijaza, The best Swarma in Dubai

    Al Ijaza is a popular stop for Dubai youngster. It sells the Swarma, Sheesh Tawook, Chicken grill, etc with cheap price but yummy taste.

    It also serves "Driving thru" service. If you drive or ride a taxi, just stop by and the waiter will approach you to take your order.

    The price is very cheap. For Swarma and Sheesh Tawook cost around 2 Dirham. With 10 Dirham, you can get a great taste food.

    Favorite Dish: Chicken Swarma, Sheesh Tawook, Fresh Strawberry juice, Banana milkshake, etc

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    Eat & Drink Restaurant: Eat & Drink Restaurant

    by Rinjani Written Nov 28, 2004

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    Eat&Drink, Dubai

    If you love a big portion with a less pay, you will love Eat & Drink. Eat & Drink restaurant locations spread out all over Dubai. From Jumeirah to Al Gharhoud area.

    It’s worth for the money and it’s worth for the taste as well. They serve various food from Chinese to Lebanese. The price range from 5 Dirham to 30 Dirham.
    Beside the food that you order, they will give you big bunch of Arabic bread, Hummos and pickles.

    I use to take one portion of Eat&Drink for two or three persons sharing, or I can take it for two time meals.

    They accept order for delivery, and also if you are in rush, just drive thru and the server will take your order and deliver it to your car.

    Eat&Drink Restaurants

    Al Mina Road : 04-3986583
    Al Gharhoud : 04-2824906
    Jumeirah : 04-3943878
    Satwa : 04-3440653
    Sheikh Zayed Road : 3431852
    Bur Dubai : 04-3932001

    Take away
    Phone : 04-2824906 / 2829680 /2865456

    Favorite Dish: Fried rice, Manchurian chicken, fried prawn, Swarma

    Related to:
    • Family Travel

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