Wild & The Moon

Using plant-based, local, seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients, this is a no additive, no GMO, no gluten, dairy or refined sugar, no messin’ joint; with two recently opened branches in Paris and more set to roll-out...


This ramen joint is a modern café catering to the D3 creative crowd and swiftly serving up some of the best casual Japanese food in town...


One of Dubai's first popup food concepts, with somewhat of a cult status, Salt serves up some of the best damn burgers in the city...

Comptoir 102

Acquainting Jumeirah with Parisian bohemian chic, this peaceful environment and 'Yummy Mummy' hangout focuses on interior design, fashion accessories and food...

Al Ustad Special Kabab

This Iranian restaurant (formerly known as, Special Ostadi) is one of Dubai's best kept secrets, serving some of the most outstanding, traditional Persian food in the city.


A family owned restaurant in Bur Dubai with only nine tables. Born 2007, this little diamond in the rough serves truly authentic Indonesian food and boasts a loyal following.

Al Reef Lebanese Bakery

Delicious manakeesh and pies from this cash only, authentic, no-frills bakery.

Calicut Paragon

Is it Calicut Paragon, or just simply the later, we're really not sure… Either way this staple South Indian restaurant produces good, inexpensive food and is held dear by many.
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Din Tai Fung

Famous for its signature dumplings and simple cooking style, this renowned restaurant serves some of the most authentic Taiwanese food you'll find in the city...


A legendary Dubai institution loved by all, from cabbies to C.E.O.s. This bonafide Pakistani eatery serves hot tandoori roti, lassi, dal, scrumptious meat grills and mouth-watering curries...


This unassuming eatery is a diamond in the rough. Revered amongst many of Dubai's East Asian expats in search of classic cuisine. The menu consists of Japanese, Thai and Korean dishes...
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Al Fanar

Al Fanar is a good place to take Dubai newcomers interested in sampling a true taste of Emirati cuisine.

Arabian Tea House Café

The quiet green courtyard tucked away in Bastakiya is a perfect place to saver some serenity and shade.


This unassuming Turkish restaurant neighbours the bombastic Burj Al Arab (the sail watches over you while you dine on a juxtaposed terrace, decorated in white-washed furniture and trees adorned with colourful lanterns)…

Le Relais de l'Entrecote

French institution, Le Relais de l'Entrecote offers swift, no-nonsense service in a classic café setting, with tables and chairs spilling onto the Boulevard.

Mezza House

Truly Eastern Med with a strong local following, celebrating culinary heritage and recipes passed down through generations.


An upscale Emirati-Arabic restaurant tucked away in Souk Al Bahar, with golden interiors and a more casual outdoor setting...

Yamanote Atelier

Dubai's first Japanese bakery, perfect for a tea/coffee catch-up over outstanding pastries...


Don't underestimate this pint-sized gem. Like walking into someone's living room, Zagol offers some of the best home cooked Ethiopian food in Dubai.


In the heart of Fashion Avenue, between the luxury giants, sits Angelina. The darling tea room of Paris serves up specialities daily to a chic, Chanel handbag toting crowd.

Boston Lane

Housed within The Collective by Ripe, this busy café hosts Mum’s and Dad’s with their mini-mes, Arab hipsters and studious entrepreneurs, all heading for a cup of coffee and a signature 'Toasty' (aged cheddar and garlic, cheese and Marmite and Bolognaise are the options available).
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The Brass

This beautifully designed cafe is a relaxed spot where you can pull up a pew and indulge in a choice brew...

Demoiselle by Galvin

The words chocolate-box spring to mind when you enter this pretty café/bistro; a mix of Wes Anderson allure, French culinary flare and old British empire...

The Farm

A tranquil haven set in Al Barari, the city's first eco-conscious development landscape...
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The Hamptons Café

A family-owned restaurant on Jumeirah Beach Road, The Hamptons Café was a single sumptuous townhouse, with a terrace overlooking the city's rooftops and iconic Burj Al Arab...
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Karak House

A good amalgamation of modern mixed with traditional Arabic and Indian food.


This Parisian tearooms' history began in 1862 when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from the southwest of France, founded a bakery in Paris.


This café hailing from South Africa has an energetic and warm atmosphere, with an extensive international menu...

Slider Station

Base beats, tall warehouse-style ceilings, exposed black piping, dim lighting and copper grating, all compliment the atmosphere of the region's first fresh, conveyer belt burger bar...
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La Mer

La Mer is a beachside destination full of family fun, allowing visitors to Dine, Shop and Do...


Creating conceptual dinners, cooking workshops, brand activations, guest-chef pop-ups and private events, in a large open warehouse.