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One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 501 8777
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 13:00 - 18:00
20:00 - 03:00
Sat - Thu 18:00 - 03:00
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Kuala Lumpur
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is fabulous, service is great and food is of high quality. However, it is very expensive and I didn't think that the quality was wroth that price ranger comparing to other Japanese restaurants I went to all around the world, including the best ones. I spent around UAE700 and I didn't order that much (4 courses, one cocktail... More 

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Thank Antoine B
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Antoine B, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on tripadvisor. We appreciate your valuable comments and we are happy to know that you enjoyed the overall experience. Please be assured that your feedback, both positive and constructive is of immense value to us. We would like to assure you that we continuously benchmark all of... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1) If you look for a Japanese restaurant, pass your way. The cuisine is Japanese inspired nouvelle cuisine. The cooks aren't even Japanese (nor Chinese, nor Korean) : one of them had his hachimaki (headband) upside down. 2) The ambiance is the one of a club : live DJ, dark lighting. 3) Prices are high. You'll come out at 600AED... More 

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Thank TPK751
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear TPK751, The OKKU family would like to thank you for your comment on tripadvisor. OKKU serves up unique signature dishes created by celebrity super chefs who have cooked for the Hollywood A-list. OKKU brings cutting-edge service, style and design, creating an atmosphere that works perfectly for both intimate dining and late night lounge. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The OKKU was very good, with great food and great service. Worth paying that bit more. Atmosphere was very relaxing and modern.

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1 Thank chrismk2017
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear chrismk2017, Thank you so much for sharing your amazing review on tripadvisor. It's always a pleasure to share a great experience and I’m delighted to note your dining experience was enjoyable. Your comments are simply amazing, along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your comments and I am glad that you enjoyed your evening with us. We are looking... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Far the tastiest Japanese food I ever had.From where to start?!!The quality of food is the best,great service ,they are happy to spend their time with you and explaining the dishes,talking about the history of this venue and their future plans!Once I got in i felt like I was in one of James Bond movies with the jellyfish tank behind... More 

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1 Thank Martselo K
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Martselo K, Wow, now where do I start? Thank you very, very much for your review on tripadvisor for OKKU Dubai. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience fully on your last visit with us. The other night I was walking around the restaurant and thought about your comment: "Once I got in i felt like... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at OKKU in December for their Friday disco-themed brunch. To be honest, the sound of any 'party brunch' makes me edgy. Usually too little food, too much drink (difficult to achieve with a brunch) and inebriated patrons falling off chairs or into the laps of other diners while they gyrate to "Dancing Queen" in a space that's tighter... More 

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1 Thank Mike D
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Mike D, It's with immense pleasure I reply to your comment for OKKU Dubai on tripadvisor. Knowing how particular you are about your food and how much you enjoy it amazes me how detailed and how positive your comments were. It is always a pleasure to have you as a guest and we would like to thank you for... More 

Jezzine
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend the salmon sashimi small plate and the maki selection... fantastic. But what was out of this world is the dynamite black codd... OMG really outstanding. We had a couple of delicious cocktails and our waiter Simon was the most pleasant waiter ever. Great ambiance, décor and music but with very low lights. I would advise to... More 

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Thank sunflower1484
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear sunflower1484, Thank you very much for your review of OKKU Dubai here on tripadvisor. We really appreciate it. Your recommendations are spot on, specially the Dynamite Black Cod which is by far one of my favourites too. We are all about personality and Simon doesn't lack on that at all does he? We would like to thank you for... More 

Level Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

There is no doubt that as you walk into the place you find it beautiful and charming. My Husband and I went for dinner and everything was good except for the time of service. They prolong the time you spend there by serving you slowly, that was the down part.

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Thank Sarah L
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Sarah L, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear you found OKKU Dubai beautiful and charming; we are all about a full experience where we play with your senses and have a complete round experience. Our apologies you found the service to be slow on this occasion. Please email me personally on edson@okkudubai.com... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Me and my sister visited this restaurant as we had been recommend by a friend in Dubai. We was welcomed and explained about the ladies night menu, which was 5 courses & unlimited cocktails till 11 pm. We stuck with the Bellini & Lychee martini both delicious. The food all tasted amazing! The duck salad was the best salad i... More 

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2 Thank tayl0rcc
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear tayl0rcc, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor, we much appreciate it. We are delighted you had a fabulous time with us. As a personal favorite the Duck salad is indeed something special. It gave us great pleasure to read that there were many positive elements to your visit Our multi awarded O’Socialista Menu is available every Wednesday from... More 

Level Contributor
65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I love Japanese food and as I've been many times in Japan I know how its supposed to taste like and Okku surely is phantastic! Very high quality, very friendly staff... what I loved was the music (dance/ electro) and the bar at the entrance! Spectacular.

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2 Thank DanielRost
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear DanielRost, Thank you for your amazing tripadvisor post. Its comments like these that motivate us to keep doing what we love doing so much!!! Feedback from a “Traveler” is the greatest complement we could ask for. Our DJs do an amazing job in encompassing the culture of OKKU. We couldn’t be more pleased that you had a memorable time... More 

Naples, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had some cocktails and some dishes, food is good but not wow, cocktails are nice but the whole restaurant looks too dark Hit and miss but overall ok

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1 Thank monica d
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear monica d, Thank you very much for your review of OKKU Dubai on tripadvisor. We are sorry to hear we failed to give an amazing experience on this occasion. We took your feedback on board and worked on the lighting which now is brighter! Please let me know on edson@okkudubai.com next time you would like to come and visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100 - US$200
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 03:00
Friday
13:00 - 18:00
20:00 - 03:00
Saturday
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 501 8777
Description
Introducing a New Style of contemporary Japanese cuisine to the Middle East dining scene catering to the discerning fish and meat lovers, as well as vegetarians alike.

For the first time, "cutting" edge service, style, and design are combined with a see-and-be-seen atmosphere that is set to revolutionize the Dubai restaurant scene and elevate it to a whole new level.

Okku has scanned the globe, to put together one of the hottest management and kitchen teams in the industry, who have all relocated to Dubai to set a new standard in modern Japanese cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?