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Jun 25

Lunch options during Ramadan 2014

Lunch options during Ramadan 2014

ramadanI can’t believe that yet another year has gone by and we are approaching Ramadan. For the third time Foodiva and I have joined forces and come up with list of independent eateries that are open for lunch options and in some cases breakfast during the month of Ramadan. My list also includes a few outlets that are in hotels, but the hotels are attached to Malls in Dubai.  I have also included all the Golf Clubs into my list. I would however advise you ring ahead to ensure that the outlet is definitely still open. To view Foodiva’s list click on this link. Ramadan Kareem.

Al BADIA GOLF CLUB – Festival City, T 04 601 0101 – lunch and breakfast

Al MANDALOUN – DIFC  – T 04 3637474, Open daily 8am – 10pm

ARABIAN RANCHES GOLF CLUB – Arabian Ranches, T 04 3663000 – lunch and breakfast

ASHA’S – Wafi Pyramids, T 3244100 – lunch

ATMOSPHERE – Burj Khalifa, T 04 888 3828 – afternoon tea from 3 pm til 7 pm

AVEC – Dubai Media City, Al Thuraya Tower 2. T  04 4303700 open daily 8 am til 4 pm

BATEEL – DIFC  – T  04 3700404. Open weekdays 7.30am – 6pm and weekends 9am – 6pm

BIDI BONDAI – Building 3, Shoreline Apartments, Palm Island, T 04 427 0515 – open from 10 am – now closed

CACTUS CANTINA – Wafi Pyramids, T – 04 357 4441 – open from 12 Noon

CAFFE DI CASA – Building 4, Gold and Diamond Park – open 10 am weekdays, 4 pm weekends – T 04 3415335

CARTERS – Wafi Pyramids, T 3244100 – 12 – 3 pm

CASA DE TAPAS – Dubai Creek, Yacht and Golf Club, T – 04 416 1800 – 12 Noon til 3 pm

CIRCLE CAFE –  CNN Building, Media City, T 04 358 8088

CLICK RESTO CAFE – The Galleries, Downtown Jebel Ali – T 04 8855020 – lunch

DONER KEBAB – Cluster W, JLT, T 04 454 9522

DUBAI OFFSHORE SAILING CLUB – Beach Road, Jumeirah, T 04 3941669 – lunch and breakfast need to be signed in by a Member

DUBAI MARINA YACHT CLUB  – 25 55 CAFE BISTRO, – Dubai Marina, T 04 362 7900 – Breakfast and Lunch

ET SUSHI – Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard, T 04 3198088 – lunch

FLAMES – JLT, Cluster D, Lake Terrace, T 04 452 6664 – lunch

FLOOKA – Dubai Marina Resort and  Spa, T 04 422 7898 – lunch closes at 4 pm

FRAICHE CAFE – Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT T 050 880 5467 – breakfast and lunch

FRENCH BAKERY –  Dubai Internet City, Office Park, T 04 3307367 –  Open daily 8am – 11pm

G’s BAKERY AND CAFE – Promenade Level, Cluster F, Jumeirah Lake Towers, T 04 391 8841 – 7 am to  9 pm

GAUCHO – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 04 4227898 – breakfast and lunch

HARD ROCK CAFE – Dubai Festival City, T 04 3238900 – lunch

JAZZ@PIZZAEXPRESS – JLT, T   04 441 6342- lunch buy 1 main course get 1 free

JEBEL ALI CLUB – Jebel Ali, T 04 884 6628 – breakfast and lunch

JUST SALAD – Indigo Tower, JLT, T 04 04 365 2222 – open from 10 am

JUMEIRAH ISLANDS CLUB – Cluster 24, Jumeirah Islands, T 04 3601880 – breakfast and lunch

JUST SALAD – Indigo Tower, Cluster D,  T – 04 365 2222

KARAM BEIRUT – Mall of Emirates – T – 04  341 2202

KEBAB SHOP – Dubai Media City, T 04 4538108 – lunch

KTEER TAYYEB – JLT, Cluster C. T  04 4338384. Open daily 9am – 1am.

LA PETITE MAISON – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 04 439 0505  – 12 – 3 pm

LA TERRAZZA – Almas Tower, JLT, T – 04 457 7033 – open from 8 am daily

LOCA – Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa, T 04 3461111 – lunch til 4 pm

Al MANDALOUN – DIFC  – T 04 3637474, Open daily 8am – 10pm

MEDLEY – Pullman Hotel, Deira City Centre (added as a Mall), T 04 2941222

MINT LEAF OF LONDON – DIFC, T 04 706 0900 – lunch

MOSAICO – Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard, T 04 3198088 – lunch

MONTGOMERIE GOLF CLUB – The Springs, T 04 3905600 – breakfast and lunch

MORE CAFE – Gold and Diamond Park, T 04 323 4350 – breakfast and lunch

MORE CAFE – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 04 3700469 – breakfast and lunch

NANDO’S – Novotel Suite Hotel, Al Barsha, Behind MOE, T 04 392 1144 – lunch

NAIS ITALIAN KITCHEN – JLT, Cluster F, HDS Tower, T 04 4529991 -Open daily 11am – 9pm.

NOFARA CAFE – Swiss Tower, JLT, T 04 432 2023 – open from 10 am

NOODLE HOUSE – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 800 666353

NOODLE HOUSE – Dubai Media City, Gloria Hotel, T 04 3818065

OREGANO – Dubai Media City, T 04 4343010 – 12 Noon

OREGANO – Limitless, Down Town Jebel Ali, T 04 8848885

PASCAL TEPPER – Media City,  T 04 454 2408 – open from 7 am 

Q’BARA – Wafi, Opposite Raffles Hotel, T 04 709 2500 – lunch only available on Friday and Saturdays

RIVA BEACH – Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah, T 04 4309466 – breakfast and lunch

ROSSOVIVO –  Dubai Internet City, Office Park, T 04 4272477 – open daily 11am – 11pm.

ROYAL CHINA – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 04  354 5543 – lunch

REFORM SOCIAL AND GRILL – The Lakes, T 04 454 2638 – all day

RICHY’S – HDS Tower, Cluster F, T 04 800 742497 open from 11 am

SANABEL – Sheraton Hotel, Mall of Emirates (added as it’s handy for shoppers), T 04 377 2353 – breakfast and lunch

SALMONTINI – Mall of Emirates, T 04 3410222 – breakfast and lunch

SCAFA – Promenade Level,  Cluster I, Jumeirah Lake Towers, T 04-3794044 – breakfast and lunch

SHEIKH & SHAKE  MAG 214 Tower – R Cluster, Jumeirah Lake Towers, T 800 123456 – from 11 am

SHOOTERS – Jebel Ali International Shooting Club, T 04 8836000 (open from 4 pm, closed on Tuesdays)

SOPHIE’S GASTRO CAFE – Palm Jumeirah, Shoreline Building 8, T 04 4515982 – breakfast and lunch

STARFISH – Cluster Q, JLT, T 04 4340543 – open from 11 am

ST TROPEZ – Kempinski Hotel end, Mall of Emirates, T 04 341 3415, open from 10 am every day

SUMO SUSHI – Dubai Media City, Building 10 (BBC), T 04 3914141 open Sat – Thurs 11 am, weekends 1 pm

SUSHI COUNTER –  Media City, CNBC Building, T 04 3751096 – 11 am

SUSHI ART – Dubai International Finance Centre,  T 800 220 – lunch

TAQADO MEXICAN KITCHEN – Dubai International Finance Centre – T 04 3515210 – lunch

TANTUNI – Jumeirah Lake Towers – T 04 454 23 29 – lunch

THE GRAMERCY – DIFC – T 04 437 7511 – open from 9 am

THAI CHAI – Wafi Pyramids – T 3244100 –  12 Noon til 3 pm

THE GOURMET DELI COMPANY 1762 – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 800 1762 (weekdays only) – breakfast and lunch

THE GOURMET DELI COMPANY 1762 – The Galleries, Jebel Ali, T 800 1762 (weekdays only) – breakfast and lunch

THE PAVILION DOWNTOWN – T 04 4477025 – from 10 am

THYME – Oasis Beach Tower, JBR, T 04 3154200 – hotel but handy for people in that area

THE ORIENTAL CHEF – Silicone Oasis Shopping Centre, T 04 3423555 – from 12 Noon

URBAN BISTRO – Dubai Media City, CNN Building, T 04 3624330 – breakfast and lunch

TOSCANA – Jumeirah Madinat Souk, T 04 366 6730 – 12 Noon

TOKYO@THETOWERS – Emirates Towers, T 04 3198088 – lunch

VAPIANO – Ground Floor, Thuraya Tower, Media City. T 04 4370786 – breakfast and lunch

WAGAMAMA – Crowne Plaze Hotel, SZR, T 04 305 6060 – opens 12 Noon

WEST 14TH – Palm Jumeirah, Oceana Beach Club, T 04 4477601 – breakfast and lunch with their Butcher’s Brunch no alcohol on Fridays

WHEELER’S OF ST JAMES – DIFC, T 04 386 0899 – opens 12 Noon

WILD WADI – Business as usual 🙂 (technically part of a hotel but who cares 🙂 )

ZUMA – Dubai International Finance Centre, T 04 425 5660 (closed on Fridays)

77 VEGGIE – Cluster W, Tiffany Tower, T 055 717 8866 – open from 8 am 

I hope you have found this list to be of help, if you hear or any independent eateries that are serving breakfast/and or lunch as a dine-in option during Ramadan please leave a comment below so I can update this list.  If you are looking for a recommendations for Iftar or Suhour take a look at the lovely Ishita’s review which you can find here. Thanks for reading, for more reviews you can sign up for my newsletter and like my Facebook page. Thank you 🙂 

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  1. Sally - My Custard Pie

    Excellent resource

  2. Suz - Toffee Princess

    Thank you Debbie. It’s great to have this as a reference guide 🙂

  3. Anne

    Thank you for the list. The Reform Social and Grill in the Lakes will also be serving food inside during the day. Their number is: 04 454 2638, website: http://www.reformsocialgrill.ae/ (I am nothing to do with them, just a happy punter!)

  4. Richard Cowling

    Hi Geordie

    Please don’t forget us tucked away in the Lakes, we will be flying the flag for independent restaurants and opening from 8am for our famous full English breakfasts with our all day menu available as normal, proper drinkies from 8pm.

    Thanks

    Richard

    1. GeordieArmani

      I have no idea how you weren’t on the list, you were on the original one, have added you on.

      1. Richard Cowling

        Thank you 🙂

  5. Paula

    Excellent well done, made my day

    1. GeordieArmani

      thank you

  6. Dee Ford

    Thank you Debbie, we are all eternally grateful for this extensive invaluable list 🙂

    1. GeordieArmani

      thank you for sharing 🙂

  7. Courtney

    Hello,

    Hope you are all well.
    In addition to this excellent list there is also a pan asian restaurant open in Marina Promenade for lunch. It is called Twist Asian Kitchen and we do deliveries and have Ramadan specials as well. Our number is 043638122 and our website is http://www.twist.ae

    Thank you,
    Courtney

    1. GeordieArmani

      are you offering dine in for lunch or just delivery? thanks

  8. Arran

    Most useful list each and every year!!

    Cheers.

    1. GeordieArmani

      Thanks Arran

  9. Vivienne Strettle

    This is great to know. Thank you Debbie. ♥

    1. GeordieArmani

      Thanks Viv

  10. Shy

    Perfect list! Just what I needed as have visitors next week and a celebration and was keen to know what was open during the day. Thanks for all the info;))

    1. GeordieArmani

      thanks for posting 🙂

  11. Parthesh

    Red Star Wok.com, a home delivery Authentic Chinese restaurant in JLT, Cluster G is open for delivery during Ramadan.

    1. GeordieArmani

      thanks for this information but the list concentrates in dining-in options

  12. IshitaUnblogged

    Fab job. La Porte des Indes, will stay open during lunch hours during the month of Ramadan.

    1. GeordieArmani

      for dine in options?

  13. Stacy

    Many thanks to you and Sam for putting together these lists each year, Debbie! Once again, my daughter’s here visiting through Ramadan and it’s great to have places to go for lunch despite the many closures.

    1. GeordieArmani

      its a popular list I have to say 🙂

  14. Bubs

    Thank you for this! So appreciated xx

  15. Emily Houltram

    Hello! Thanks for the list. La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie will be open as normal throughout the month too. The Boulangerie is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the Bistro is open for lunch and dinner. For reservations… 04 428 6969, reservations@laserre.ae.

  16. Jessica

    Also open for lunch during Ramadan:
    Mazina, in The Address at Dubai Marina Mall. 🙂

  17. philip

    Hi, great website… just to let you know wagamama in Al fattan is only available for take away and not dine in until iftar.

    1. GeordieArmani

      thanks will take off the list

  18. Wayne Andrews

    I’m not sure if you are including cafes etc inside hotels, but Pronto and Sushi in the Fairmont SZR are open weekdays

  19. Georgiy

    La Terrazza&Lounge is working as well! JLT, Almas Tower, Ground Floor!

  20. Tina

    So is Dubai Mall completely closed?.. Food outlets that is!? 😉

    Thanks
    T

    1. GeordieArmani

      Hotels open at Downtown 🙂

  21. Hasher

    This is a life-saver. Thanks GA 🙂

  22. Paula

    A lot if places open here in DIFC. Currently in Potbelly

    1. GeordieArmani

      yes DIFC is a good location for Ramadan openings 🙂

  23. Katy Mitchell

    Thanks for the fab list, incase you aren’t aware Bidi Bondi is closed for refurb-think it said until 28th?

    1. GeordieArmani

      thanks I shall remove it from the list 🙂

  24. Bhav

    That’s a great list! Little bangkok in media city also serves lunch during ramadan.

  25. GeordieArmani

    thank you

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