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Bastakiah Nights

| Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 7772
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mixed kebab” (4 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“arabic food” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
| Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

came here after boxing day, it is set back near bur dubai. very polite waiters. not busy when we arrived but did start to later. prices reasonable, not an extensive menu but just good to eat Arabic food. you can to to the top and...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have eaten here twice when in Dubai on cruises. We have brought groups of about 10-12 from the ship for a night out and all have loved it. The food is typical Middle Eastern, with welcoming drink of lemon tea (yummy, but no liquor)...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Warmly welcomed we entered this place and we had a fantastic experience! Delicious mezzah, great kebab and digestive tea mixed with kindness of personell and a magic atmosphere! Need to come back again as soon as possible!!!

1  Thank Christina090207
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Close to the creek this local restaurant is full of character as you can sit in a beautiful courtyard open to the stars with the locals being called to prayer at the mosque close by. Authentic food was fantastic and delightful fruit juice to accompany....More

2  Thank chappo58
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Warm welcome and very good food, especially the mixed kebab. Price is reasonable. One of the best places in old Dubai.

1  Thank Davide F
Reviewed 11 February 2016

i had a group of 100 pax excellent service , good atmosphere fantastic location. Bastakiah night still have the warm of Arabic traditional hospitality ,

Thank TaniaDubai
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Such a gorgeous place..food was delicious and decor was beautiful.Cannot fault it,perfect for a romantic evening!By far our favourite restaurant in Dubai..sat outside in the courtyard..amazing setting and nice to be away from the crowds down town..100% recommend this place!

2  Thank traveldays2000
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It is a great place to be transported back to the old world charm of Dubai away from all the hustle & bustle of the city! Excellent food & a lot of variety for vegetarians.

Thank DChandan
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Not very expensive, nice courtyard, local cuisine, but do not think too much of the quality. Good enough after you have visited Bastikaya.

Thank sandermp
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We enjoyed our meal at Bastakiah Nights as we were getting hungry as we walked through the Al-Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. Bastakiah Nights was perfect. We had some fresh juices, bread and houmous, and a delicious meat platter. We ate in the courtyard on the ground...More

Thank Janelle-Ryan T
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 353 7772
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