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Bastakiah Nights

| Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 7772
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (2 reviews)
“great setting” (4 reviews)
“arabic food” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times previously and the food and service is consistently good. It's a very atmospheric place with pleasant staff and good well-presented food. The only negative aspect is the toilets - not as clean as they should be.

Thank happyruby203
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely Arabic setting with lots of old artifacts and interesting traditional architecture . There is a lovely Palm Tree in the centre . At night it makes a great setting for photographs. The Staff were friendly and attentive . The only downside...More

Thank AlanfergusonDubai
Reviewed 21 January 2017

came here after boxing day, it is set back near bur dubai. very polite waiters. not busy when we arrived but did start to later. prices reasonable, not an extensive menu but just good to eat Arabic food. you can to to the top and...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We have eaten here twice when in Dubai on cruises. We have brought groups of about 10-12 from the ship for a night out and all have loved it. The food is typical Middle Eastern, with welcoming drink of lemon tea (yummy, but no liquor)...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Warmly welcomed we entered this place and we had a fantastic experience! Delicious mezzah, great kebab and digestive tea mixed with kindness of personell and a magic atmosphere! Need to come back again as soon as possible!!!

1  Thank Christina090207
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Close to the creek this local restaurant is full of character as you can sit in a beautiful courtyard open to the stars with the locals being called to prayer at the mosque close by. Authentic food was fantastic and delightful fruit juice to accompany....More

2  Thank chappo58
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Warm welcome and very good food, especially the mixed kebab. Price is reasonable. One of the best places in old Dubai.

1  Thank Davide F
Reviewed 11 February 2016

i had a group of 100 pax excellent service , good atmosphere fantastic location. Bastakiah night still have the warm of Arabic traditional hospitality ,

Thank TaniaDubai
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Such a gorgeous place..food was delicious and decor was beautiful.Cannot fault it,perfect for a romantic evening!By far our favourite restaurant in Dubai..sat outside in the courtyard..amazing setting and nice to be away from the crowds down town..100% recommend this place!

2  Thank traveldays2000
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It is a great place to be transported back to the old world charm of Dubai away from all the hustle & bustle of the city! Excellent food & a lot of variety for vegetarians.

Thank DChandan
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 am - 10:30 am
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 353 7772
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