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24th Floor Dusit Thani Dubai | 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 317 4515
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was planned to go to Jones the Grocer however we decided to try the Friday brunch, Very Good selection of food, High hospitality level from The Executive sous chef Abbas, reasonable price for a brunch, I will definitely come back.

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Thank Lars U
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Californian, one of the best place for fine dinning experience. Friday brunch is excellent. Amazing atmosphere with perfect food.

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Thank Kumudu B
Subarna_Thapa, F&B Manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear Kumudu B, Thank you for your kind feedback about your dining experience in Californian. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards, Subarna Thapa More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Our experience at The Californian was perfect, we were a large group but all of us felt that we were payed individual attention to our needs by the hostess Anna. She made sure that we all had everything we needed and that any queries we had were answered. She catered for our large group with enthusiasm and a great attitude.... More 

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Thank kmorris92
Subarna_Thapa, F&B Manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear kmorris92, Thank you for sharing your kind feedback. We are glad you received excellent service throughout your dining experience here. Your kind words are greatly appreciated and we are delighted that we were able to provide you with an amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards, Subarna Thapa More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I was truly overwhelmed when I got the opportunity to dine in at the cozy and beautiful restaurant ‘The Californian’ at Dusit Thani , Dubai . They have an awesome view overlooking Burj Khalifa from the 24th floor with a spacious dining area. On Fridays the theme for the buffet is ‘Around the world’ with some drool worthy dishes from... More 

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Thank anzia_ak
Subarna_Thapa, F&B Manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear anzia_ak, What a true delight to know that your recent dining experience in Californian was over the top! Thank you very much for sharing your valuable feedback and we hope that we may have the opportunity to delectably serve you well again. Warm regards, Subarna Thapa More 

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128 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Follow me on instagram: HighExpecTASTEion Mrs and Mr. HighExpecTASTEion visited The Californian, located in the beautiful Dusit Thani hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, the lobby is beautiful and you know you are in the presence of an extravagant hotel. A short ride to the 24th floor in the elevator leads you to The Californian, which has a fantastic view of... More 

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Thank HighExpecTASTEion
Subarna T, F&B manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear HighExpecTASTEion, Thank you for sharing your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed our New Orleans Barbecue night, and that you received excellent service throughout your dining experience here. However, we would like to apologize for the fruit issue and rest assured that we will forward your feedback to our team. We look forward to welcoming you back in... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The californian restaurant is one of the many restaurant owned by the Dusit Thani Hotel, on Sheikh Zayed Road Nestled in the uppermost portion on 24th floor boasting views of the surrounding area from an interesting new vantage point. The Californian plays host to tantalizing dishes from across the globe with its themed nights which change from day to day,... More 

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Thank Sidrah H
Subarna T, F&B Manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear Sidrah H, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to learn that you had an overall positive and enjoyable dining experience with us. We try our best to provide the guests with original and impressive dishes and we are glad that you appreciated it. Thank you very much for your... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Every evening except Saturday they have different Theme Night ! The accept Entertainment Voucher for Lunch and Diner! Always have nice deals for different Events, Birthday and Business meetings! Food amazing ! They have main course, salads, desserts - selections of food just amazing. They have amazing view on Burj Khalifa, sooooo romantic! People in restaurant always positive and smiley.... More 

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Thank Alwayswithyou
Subarna T, F&B manager at The Californian, responded to this review

Dear Alwayswthyou, It is truly overwhelming to read through your kind words. Thank you and we look forward to gracing you with another memorable experience in The Californian restaurant! Warm regards, Subarna Thapa More 

Level Contributor
33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This place had an amazing view, a large buffet display, from soup, starters, bread, entree, salad, desserts and THE VIEW. Lunch was pretty quiet. My favorite was the squid, the lamb and the curry vegetables. The display was clean and ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING I TASTED WAS GREAT!!! It only cost about 100 dirhams (but I got a birthday discount, my bill... More 

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Dubai
Level Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

It was an amazing experience to dine at The Californian restaurant South East Asian buffet. The buffet spread was very elaborate and the desserts were more than anyone can think of. Yummy too! We were hosted by Mina, very courteous and perfect host. Loved the mouthwatering sushi and pad thai . A special mention for the chef who made himself... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We came here Feb 2016 to celebrate post valentine. No one attended us as we arrive, we let ourselves seat. Usually on a restaurant and buffet setup like this, they would ask you if it's your first time and they will tour you around, no one did. they said it's seafood night but it's mostly indian food. we didn't know... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, International, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24th Floor Dusit Thani Dubai | 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 317 4515
  • This restaurant is at Dusit Thani Dubai
Description
The light and bright restaurant provides an ideal venue for group buffet breakfast and lunches. The evening is made even more interesting with the launch of its themes nights.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?