Spicy & Ginger

This place is a hidden gem serving some authentic Thai food in the most unassuming locations. Located right outside the Al Wasl Club in Oud Metha, you can see this place from the main road every time you pass by. We were here one evening and loved the food. We were told that the chefs…

Royal Orchid – Ibn Battuta Mall

With the cinema area of Ibn Battuta mall being revamped and buzzing with food joints, the famous and favourite Royal Orchid has come here too. It was a Thursday evening and the place was buzzing. We were told that they have shifted from Dubai Marina to this place and we could see that the regulars…

Hakkasan, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

As much as Emirates Towers gives you a very formal feel, you can be at complete ease when at Hakkasan. This place serves Chinese cuisine in an excellent ambience. They have indoor seating that is dimly lit and romantic and then they have the outdoor terrace seating that is bright and lively. The food is…

Sahara Grill – The Mall, Jumeirah

Clearly this place is one of the best Desi grills in town. I was here for their launch and post that visited them again this week. I must say the quality and taste of the food has only gotten better. The service is fab. We were served by John who was extremely helpful, very attentive…

Mamak

Mamak is another find which is a true hidden gem. From the outside you may be deceived that this place does not exist with only the canopy seen however the place is fairly large with good indoor and outdoor seating. The food and service is great. Most of the staff are Malaysian and the place…

The Stock Exchange

This is a uniquely themed restaurant that gives you a feel of a stock exchange with the drinks listed on the ticker and prices fluctuating based on demand and supply. The place has been around for some time now however the food menu and the way the place is managed has been revamped by the…

Benjarong – Dusit Thani Dubai

Benjarong is Dust Thani’s signature restaurant and it is definitely the best fine dine┬áThai restaurants in town. It is one of the best fine dine Thai restaurants in Dubai or if I may say that it is the best ! It is an authentic Thai experience from the time you walk in and incredibly attractive…

Thai Wok

This is a little restaurant in Barsha that┬áserves some extremely delicious Thai food. It caters more to takeaways and deliveries but also has a tiny seating area to dine-in . This place is a sure hidden gem. My love for Thai cuisine took me here one evening and I couldn’t have been happier. Started the…

Aji

Tucked behind the Shoreline apartments of the Palm Jumeirah with a small entrance is this awesome Club Vista Mare that has an amazing stretch of beach and a great vibe. Aji is one of the restaurants inside the club which served Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. I was awestruck from the moment I got in. The…

Busaba Eathai is a chain that is very close to my heart, I have been dining here since forever. I was a regular at their branches across London and was extremely thrilled when they finally opened in Dubai. I have been to their branch at JBR several times and this time I was invited for…

Mori Sushi

My new found love for Japanese Cuisine took me here and I am extremely glad I got to try Mori Sushi. This place is located in the gorgeous Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard and has some really good food and great service. I also loved how the place is done up; pretty chick and classy. We…

Tangerine

I have enjoyed food at Tangerine since they first opened at the Bay Avenue. As I am a big fan of Thai cuisine and enjoy the food from this chain, I was excited to visit them when a bloggers meet was organised at their Burjuman branch. With the renovation of Burjuman , this place is…