Public Cafe Public Café is a lovely, airy café with outdoor seating available on the balcony. The menu hints at the owners’ Greek heritage. Guests are welcome to relax and play a game of backgammon or work on their laptops. Tel. (04 451 9670). Open Saturday – Thursday, 8 am – 7 pm. Travel: Jumeirah [...]
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Memsaab Memsaab is a tiny, yet beautifully decorated space. The food is hearty, delicious, and affordable. The servers are knowledgeable and quick. For authentic Indian food, Memsaab is definitely worth a visit. Tel. (04 442 9816). Open daily, 11 am – 11 pm. Travel: J2 Tower, Cluster J. Dhs 200 – 350.
Mama Tani Cafe Mama Tani Café offers sandwiches served on khameer, traditional Emirati bread. The menu is simple and lovely, offering hot and cold drinks like rose water and camel milk hot chocolate in addition to the khameer sandwiches. It is well worth a visit for the comforting, authentic food. Tel. (04 385 4437). Open [...]
Frevo Frevo is a new Brazilian churrasco restaurant located at Palm Jumeirah. Diners can choose between seats indoors or out on the terrace, and listen to live Latin music while you enjoy your dinner. The all you can eat buffet is available every day of the week, and there is also a Friday brunch. Tel. [...]
Double Decker For a traditional English ploughman’s lunch, stop by Double Decker. Their take on this classic includes crusty bread, chicken, roasted tomato, gherkins, pickled onions, and English cheddar cheese. Tel. (04 321 1111). Travel: Sheikh Zayed Road. Dhs 80.
The D Bar and Grill The D Bar and Grill is a spinoff of local favorite McGettigan’s, and is located one floor above McGettigan’s in the Dubai World Trade Center. The cuisine is Irish inspired fine dining, and achieves this goal fairly successfully. The selection of Irish cheeses in a stone cabinet straight from a [...]
Picante Picante is a new Portugese restaurant located in Bur Dubai. Both the atmosphere and the food is authentically Portugese. Start off with the sauteed clams and sauteed shrimp for an excellent beginning to your meal, and save room for the egg custard tarts for dessert. Tel. (04 397 7444). Open daily, noon — 3 [...]
Hugo Cafe Hugo cafe is a new literature themed cafe inspired by novelist Victor Hugo. The decor is Parisian, and there is a lovely outdoor seating area. The menu offers both French and Vietnamese dishes. Tel. (04 386 3100). Open daily, 8 am — 11 pm. Travel: Jumeirah Beach Road. Dhs 350 – 500.
Caffe Via This new cafe boasts an Italian theme and sells delicious pizza by the slice. It’s open 24 hours, so it’s a great spot to stop for a late night snack. Tel. (04 814 5599). Travel: Ocean View Hotel, JBR.
Book Munch Book Munch is a lovely new cafe and bookstore located in Al Wasl Square. The menu offers gourmet salads, breakfast parfaits, and homemade granola bars to go. The bookstore has a great variety of children’s books in English and Arabic. It’s the perfect spot for a family lunch. Tel. (04 388 4006). Travel: [...]