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Belgian Beer Cafe Dubai Festival City

#141 of 8,833 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 701 1128
Today
12:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 03:00
Sat - Wed 12:00 - 02:00
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the winter this is the pub I like to drink at. You can sit outside and overlook the Creek whilst selecting from numerous beers. If you go during happy hour it's even better :)

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Thank Alastair W
Lebanon
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Belgian beer collection and convenient location if you're staying at Intercon hotel.The staff are helpful but they might need more training concerning the beer types.Overall not bad if you want to enjoy a cool Belgian beer.My rating 7/10.

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Thank Rony A
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A cold german beer overlooking the creek, shimmering lights in the distance. I personally think inside is a bit 'drab'.. .probably more suitable for a group of men (there were plenty). Outside it's one of the best spots in Dubai. Would definitely recommend this place if your hotel is nearby or you've just done something in deira or the creek.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service in this place is always good, the food sometimes takes time to arrive, so let your server know if you are in a hurry. The terrace is the place to be during dubai'a lovely winter. Over looking the creek and ship building yard, few places offer such amazing views in the city. It's calm quite place except for... More 

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Thank HaDi78
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was good as were the drinks. Had a great night (x 4). The location has a reasonable view across to the Burg Khalifa (at some distance) but (outdoors' area) was warm enough with appropriate clothing.

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Thank MillerWithanE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are not living in the downtown area of Dubai..you may be badly stuck with options. Thanks to Dubai Festival City and the hotels engulfing the Festival City..and the gem - Belgian Beer Cafe! Its perfect for winters and even summer evenings..outdoor seating is pretty awesome and can see the whole dubai skyline and the infamous business bay bridge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the Creek with great views. Burj Khalifa dominates the skyline viewed from the outdoor terrace. Satisfying selection of food and drink. Can get lively at certain times. A popular venue and deservedly so.

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Thank mathew d
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for a beer with my friend and i was surprised by the beer selection. Wonderful view of the creek. Calm and relaxing.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere it's well worth going here for a fantastic view and outside terrace it's much bigger inside than it appears from the outside although drinks are pricey compared to the uk £11 a pint and £15 for a short and mixer ,didn't eat food here just drank so I carnt comment but it was busy would definitely visit here... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend the Belgian Beef Stew. Drinks are great on happy hour compared to other nearby places and a good friendly service too from Mark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 701 1128
Description
Dubai's original Belgian Beer Cafe assures its visitors an authentic experience of an olden day bistro from early 1920s Belgium. Old fashioned beer taps, imported memorabilia and antique floor tiles line the restaurant giving it a warm, rural and lived-in feel, which you are sure to appreciate while enjoying the wide range of Belgian beverages. The authenticity also spreads to the kitchen, where hearty favourites of the homeland, such as the signature "Moules-frites" (mussels with fries), can be found.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?