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Makan

Casablanca St | RODA Al Bustan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 282 0000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, International, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Casablanca St | RODA Al Bustan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast and dinner management were very alert and willing to do everything to feel the customers home and comfortable. The great diversity of staff, especially the Indian and Pakistani’s have been working hand in hand like one big family. Labour intensive but very cooperative...More

Thank NJNetherlands2017
marketing256, Manager at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your next visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay at the Roda Al Bustan it happened to be my birthday and we decided to spend the evening with a meal in the Makan restaurant, to say that we had a wonderful meal would in our opinion be an understatement, the quality...More

Thank theolloys
marketing256, Manager at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Olloys, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. We are looking...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had a misconnection with Emirates so had to spend an evening at Rosa. Makan is the main buffet restaurant on the ground floor. It's large with a vast selection of well presented food.More

Thank Gavin S
marketing256, Food and Beverage Director at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Gavin S, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your next...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

As we know, this hotel was Rotana Al Bustan and then became Al Roda Al Bustan. I am a regular client for many years at Makan (formerly Choices) and have to say quality is consistant and I have never been disappointed. They have different buffet...More

Thank Liketotravel1964
marketing256, Manager at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your next visit...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Tasty Friday Brunch with loads of choices, Sushi bar, seafood and live cooking. The food was very tasty as well. My compliments to their kitchen and service team. Breakfast and dinner were also of excellent quality as well as variety. I would surly try again.More

Thank Ayad S
marketing256, Manager at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Sara, Dear Mr.Ayad, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We had to stay at this hotel as part or Emirates lay over in Dubai Had to have dinner at this restaurant Very limited vegetarian choices Only tofu and rice and salads The ice cream has eggs Lots of nice sweets and cakes Not for...More

Thank Docks1702
Management response:Responded 7 May 2017

Dear Docks1702, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us in Makan restaurant. I regret to learn that your experience was not as enjoyable as during your previous visit. Please rest assured that we will take your...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I enjoyed breakfast at the Makan. The food was excellent and the service was quite good. By my second visit our host knew I was part of a group and took me right to my fellow business colleagues. The food was well prepared, offered variety...More

Thank George S
Management response:Responded 7 May 2017

Dear George S, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Makan. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your next...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Best sweets selection I've ever seen at a hotel buffet. Looked like a scene from Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory.More

Thank Meghan M
Management response:Responded 4 May 2017

Dear Meghan M, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to Hibachi. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time . It was an absolute pleasure serving you and we look forward to having you back. At your...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016

We went on their special sushi and seafood buffet night , not as much sushi as I had hoped for but the seafood selection was first class especially the starters where the variety was good and the quality was well above average. Main course selection...More

Thank mark666
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Woah! Amaziiiing. Whatttaaa huge buffet inside choices until in the lobby. All staff are professional. I love the decorations for the halloween, especially at desserts section different kinds of sweets! And i love the Oreo bar as well 😍😍😍. Thankyou Choices! Thumbs up! 🎉🎊 #FridayBrunch...More

Thank Andy G
Emre K, Manager at Makan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Dear Valued Guest, We are very happy to read that you had an excellent dining experience with us in Choices Restaurant during our Friday Brunch. We are pleased that you enjoyed wide range of food selection and were happy with the quality of the service....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 75 - USD 100
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Friday
18:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 11:00
12:30 - 15:30
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casablanca St | RODA Al Bustan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 282 0000
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Description
Translated from Arabic as ‘the place’, Makan is most certainly the place to enjoy cuisines from around the world. Located on the lobby level of Roda Al Bustan the restaurant is designed around a central buffet and cooking station where the kitchen brigade customize the daily specialities for each guest. Nothing is too much trouble for an attentive team of chefs and waiting staff that surprise and delight with their knack for remembering and re-creating your favourite breakfast dish or perfect coffee.

From Arabic to Indian and Italian to Japanese you can expect only the freshest and most tantalising displays of food at one of the most treasured buffet restaurants in Dubai.
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