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Dubai

Nikki Beach Dubai
A lavish beach club, Nikki Beach Dubai offers a stunning place to soak up the sun, and generally eat, drink and be merry in style.
Sezzam
This animated place has economical combinations and weekend entertainment for the kids.
Courtyard
This is a delightfully cool place to enjoy meze and shisha in the evening.
Epicure
Choose from a varied and scrumptious menu and watch people wallow in the serenity of the hotel's infinity pool.
Wafi Gourmet
This oriental market version of a posh food hall has trays of delicacies to take home or to snack on the hoof.
Ravi Restaurant
This cheap Pakistani restaurant is budget but as the locals will testify it's scrumptious.
Bait al Wakeel
Amidst fairy lights on the waters edge you'll find this alluring spot.
Almaz by Momo
This is a fine choice for great food and service in a low light setting.
Apres
Enjoy a cocktail at this alpine retreat in the heart of Dubai looking out over the indoor ski resort.
Shakespeare & Co
This chain is perfect for a caffeine hit and a tempting patisserie or macaroon.
The Boardwalk
Pick something simple from the Boardwalk's menu and soak up the unbeatable location.
Organic Foods
A rare find in Dubai, this sparsely decorated café cooks up treats with produce from the organic supermarket nextdoor.
Zaatar W Zeit
The menu here is simple but effective; delicious topped breads and it's open 24 hours.
The Noodle House
This pan-Asian chain will appeal to your senses with its flavoursome fare.
XVA Gallery Café
The One Café
In this opulent chandeliered deli-style café the fusion menu is highly accoladed and the ambience glam.
More Café
For those of you who can't decide head here for an extensive menu and mega generous portions.
Lime Tree Café
This busy café offers choice and an unparalleled carrot cake.
Emporio Armani Caffé
Armani triumphs with this black and orange café serving praiseworthy Italian food.
Al Samadi Café and Sweet Shop
Part-Lebanese eatery and part-Belle Époque French-style patisserie, Al Samadi is a must-visit for brunchers or those with a serious sweet tooth.
Arabian Tea House
Linger in the shaded courtyard of this café over homemade specialities.
Ivy Dubai to open in Jumeirah Emirates Towers
An outpost of the famed london restaurant comes to the UAE. The Ivy Dubai will serve similar brasserie style cuisine with no shortage of British classics.

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