Dubai is my favourite place for food since I was a kid. I have a few places I have to add to my list. Dubai is a city full of surprises when it comes to food. I do advise when in Dubai, download the app ZOMATO to get the best food recommendation in the city.
1- Surf Cafe
Hands down this is one of my favourite places for breakfast. It was lovely at first bite in 2016 and now its just love forever. The food is fresh, tasty and healthy. There a variety of choices for everyone visiting. Their staff are friendly with a smile when you enter and they are helpful when you can’t figure out what to eat.
Its another got to place when you want to keep your meals nutritionist and healthy even in the evening. I tend to go there at all times of the day but I do love a morning smoothie before the beach.
A place my mum and I stumbled on when wondering City Walk. Their Peruvian-Japanese fusion restaurant was just the many reasons why I love Dubai. The food was presented beautifully, tasty, traditional with colours that warmed the soul and affordable. The restaurant is designed with so many influences from both Peru and Japan.
4- Kite Beach
Its one of my favourite places to be for food when I am not in the mood for a sit in a restaurant. Kite beach has a variety of choices from all around the world. My fave is Taste of Brazil, with such a colourful van and delightful food. On a hot day is great to have a cold coconut and their famous Brazilian hot dog.
Logma forever has my heart since they first opened at Box Park Dubai. Their food is a traditional twist on Emirati food from starters, mains, desserts and drinks. I have a few dishes that are a must try such as Balaleet, Logma fries, cheese samboosas, Logma Lamb Biryani, lugaimat (traditional) and most of all you have to try Karak tea. I highly recommended them when visiting Dubai.
Their restaurants remind of the good old days, mainly before my time of course. The modern take on middle eastern cuisine is perfect when visiting Dubai. Their flatbread like pizzas, shawarma, hummus and many more dishes are worth a try because each one is different from another. I always go to their location in Mercato mall but they have several locations available.
7- La Mer
This is the new location for all the foodie lovers and instagrammers. It has over 50 places to choose from with choices from the typical chains we know to a mixture of local ones. I managed to try Aprons and Hammers, Acai Xpress and even small stands which sold kenafa. La Mer is beautifully built with lots of unique artwork and more.
Coya is high-end Peruvian-Japanese Fusion restaurant, located at the Four Season. Their food is good, the staff are pleasant and the interior is different than to most places I have been to. Its definitely a must visit, especially during the colder seasons. I had a mixture of dishes from vegetables, seafood, and meat. I still have to say the special Peruvian dessert is by far the best to try.
It was my first time in Mr Miyagi after hearing so much about it. It definitely was not disappointing, especially when you are with great company. Its Asian street food served in a restaurant with so much flavour and colour to it. The staff were wonderful, honest, helpful as they tried everything on the menu, they were also very entertaining. After having our dinner, the karaoke started and we did not stop singing.
After a good run with NRC team, I headed to Arrows and Sparrows. Its not the easiest place to get to if your in Dubai for the first time but its definitely worth the visit. I ordered their french toast and got a unicorn colour surprise. The restaurant managed with getting all the orders out even though there were about 18 of us wanting food.
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