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Karma Kafe

Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 0909
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“sushi” (60 reviews)
“angry chicken” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 518 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place looks awesome inside. We went there for tea and enjoyed our time. The staff was really nice and professional. We have been here several times but only for alcoholic beverage or tea. Overall I think it is a nice place to chill.

Thank Ricardo R
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ricardo, Thank you so much for your visit and for your lovely review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Karma is an asian flavours place with amazing dishes. Our special experience came with MAHESH being our table water who explained the concept and the food and was so genuine and generous helping us recommending the best ones. the atmosphere was so nice with nice...More

Thank Lady Rima Y
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your lovely review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with group of friends expecting high quality of service and food for one of the most expensive brunches in dubai.. We end up almost begging waiters to stop near our table because they were obviously overloaded running around with crazy faces trying to...More

Thank Eva K
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eva, We’re sorry that you didn't fully enjoy your Karma Kafé experience. Our customer’s feedback is important to us constantly updating our offering, training our staff and developing the concept. We would like to look into this incident further so we've sent you a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for brunch, the waiter proposed to 'take care' of our food order, he ended up serving us the absolute cheapest filling food on the menu to save on his food cost, cucumber sushi rolls and overcooked cheap beef. None of the items on...More

Thank El_Destructor
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We’re sorry that you feel this way and regret that you didn't fully enjoy your Karma Kafé experience. Our customer’s feedback is important to us constantly updating our offering, training our staff and developing the concept. We would like to look into this incident...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Friday Brunch to celebrate with some friends. Excellent food, honestly the food just kept arriving, we had to tell them to stop at one point because I think we over-did it on the starters! The view outside is fantastic so definitely get...More

Thank TravellingRolo
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your lovely review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here purposely to sit out on the balcony and watch the famous fountains whilst eating dinner. It was quite hard to find - being in what seemed to be a shopping centre - but once inside the shopping centre was soon forgotten and...More

Thank MrsDuck22
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just visited this place for 5 min and. Couldn’t stand the bad hospitality. In my previous visit the bar tenders where extremely professional and friendly but I count experience that this time because of the hostesses there.

Thank Hodba
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, We are really sorry to hear this. Please know that this isn't a common occurrence at Karma Kafé. We have sent you a private message asking for your contact details so we can get in touch with you directly. Kind regards

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Karma Kafe twice and both times had perfect service from Rayn. Food is good; excellent music and beautiful view on Dubai Fountain from the terrace. On Tuesday is ladies night. Once again great job Ryan.

Thank Anna P
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anna, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely find! Were recommended to go there by a couple we got chatting to up the Burj Khalifa. This is a great place to eat, drink and watch the Dubai fountains if you sit outside on the balcony. It beats standing in the crowds...More

Thank AMJJ-1
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit this bar because I love Buddha Bar music and wanted to watch the fountains from their outside terrace. We had cocktails only so can't comment on the food. I could not believe that they allow smoking INDOORS! Unfortunately for me, I...More

Thank LynneGosport
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Smoking is permitted at the bar, in the lounge area and on the terrace but not in the main...More

Nearby
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city
and resides in the prestigious Downtown development.
Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in
Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure
area housing not only the world’s tallest building,
but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide
marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with
...More
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Igor D
7 November 2015|
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Response from Natalia T | Reviewed this property |
Hello, You can have alcohol at Karma Caffe and anywhere else. We had an American White wine with our meal that was very good. They have a big variety of beverages alcoholic and non alcoholic and sake
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Amnalamar A
7 November 2015|
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Response from Natalia T | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am not sure if kids are allowed, but you can call and ask. It depends of the age and the timing. I think an early diner is possible. Although I don t think they will be happy as there isn't any attraction for them.
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Bharathi G
30 September 2015|
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Response from bonics828 | Reviewed this property |
No ive only been there doing brunch and there were families there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 80 - USD 200
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 0909
  • E-mail
Description
Karma Kafé is an award-winning Pan-Asian restaurant and lounge from the creators of the renowned Buddha-Bar. This hidden gem can be found in an intimate corner of Souk Al Bahar, in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Offering a fusion of Pan-Asian and International flavours within opulent surroundings accompanied by eclectic beats, Karma Kafé is a unique dining and nightlife destination. The outdoor terrace offers breathtaking views of The Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, which are essential sightings for all visitors to the city.
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