If you wake up most mornings looking forward to what you’re having for lunch, we have selected some of the best lunch spots in Dubai to power you through your day. Dubai food experiences have now started to change, with the many new exciting restaurants opening all over the city. From unusual bread and cakes to Arabic coffee and camel burgers.

With Euro-style outlets, hotpot restaurants, street kitchens, food trucks and restaurants with sensuously lit dining rooms or beautifully appointed interiors that’s so insta-worthy, Dubai is packed with international restaurant – if you want a burger or steak, Brazilian bbq, Turkish food or Thai food – it’s all  in Dubai.

The Coffee Planet Cafe

Need a caffeine fix? The Coffee Planet Cafe at Circle Mall is the perfect pit stop to grab one of their specialty coffees and a bite to eat.

Indulge in one of their salads or sandwiches, get caffeinated with an oat milk latte or a Columbian single origin and finish it off with a nice piece of cake. Don’t have time to sit down? Take it away – for a lunch on the go!

Black Tap

Ketchup with pals at Black Tap and relish the moment, over their All-American Lunch deal.

Choose either the juicy All American, Crispy Chicken, or Falafel burger, a choice of fries, salad, onion rings, or broccoli, and wash it down with a fizzy drink for only 55AED.  If you need that extra sugar rush, add a classic shake for only 14AED. 


For a working(out) lunch, BARE DXB is the perfect spot to torch some lunchtime calories.

If your favourite exercise is a cross between a lunge and a crunch there is an 11 am class that is perfect for those who need to de-stress and get out of the office. Finish with one of their protein shakes to set you up for a productive afternoon.


Sit back and relax at 3Fils, with harbour-views, tasty food and great service, it’s the gem of Jumeriah Fishing Harbour.

3Fils opens at noon, just in time to get your hands on some divine dragon sushi, seaweed salad or salmon carpaccio to recharge between meetings.  It’s the ideal rest stop on your lunch hour.

The Sum of Us

Fed up with sandwiches at your desk? Head over to The Sum of Us and enjoy a two course lunch and a coffee or juice for just 70 dirhams.

The wholesome café, in the heart of Dubai’s business district is the perfect setting for a client meeting or a delicious lunch with colleagues. Free WiFi and water is also available if you’d like to pick up work after lunch. Offer on Sunday – Thursday, 12pm – 3pm.  

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