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Bastakiah Nights

| Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 7772
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Ranked #385 of 5,684 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Neighborhood:
The Creek
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It was NYE and we didn't have any reservation, but we googled some traditional restaurants in Dubai anyway. We found Bastakiah Nights and took our chance. For us, it was a little hard to find but after some searching we finally found it. They even had a table for us and presented us the 4 course menu. The building was... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you want to search for something authentic food in Dubai, search no more. You must visit this place, it's located of Bastakiah old town. The decor of the restaurant already tell you by itself. It's really different from the rest of megapolitan city of Dubai. And they put the menu inside the crafted gold tube. I order mixed Kebab,... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

We went twice to this lovely restaurant. We had no idea what to eat, the staff was very helpful with explanations on the different plates. Fresh food, freshly prepared. Very good taste, a place to go, specially as it lies in the middle of the heritage village with lots of small museums, ideal to relax in between

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Hong Kong
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went there twice for dinner during our 5 days stay in Dubai. The food is very good, the staff is extremely polite, and the surroundings are particularly nice and quiet. Would definitely recommend this for anyone visiting Dubai. Also, you can get on the root top and grab some very nice pictures of Bastakiah at night.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We have lived in Dubai for many years, but often struggled to find a restaurant to take visitors to at night after taking the abra (water taxi) or visiting the souks. We stumbled upon this little place by accident, and although it has paper cloths, not exactly authentic tableware, the food and service, plus the ambiance makes up for it....every... More 

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Leven, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We tried this restaurant after reading the rave reviews on here but I dearly wished we hadn't. It was a complete disappointment from the minute we stepped through the doors. When you are looking for an authentic experience I'm afraid that battery operated candles and paper tablecloths just don't cut it. This was then followed by a very sparse menu... More 

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wandering round the old quarter we stopped off here. They do full meals but it was late morning and all we wanted was a drink. Courtyard full of stuff to photograph, no hassle at all and the lemon and mint drink was amazing!

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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is my favorite place for Arabic food. It is truly authentic and fantastic . The location is wonderful ! I really enjoyed it !

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Sines, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a taste adventure to our european usual tastes. Arabic food of good quality, excellent service, very detailed and beautiful decor. To really feel the orient! Try hummus, tabuleh and a mix of grilled kabab.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were quite disappointing trying to go to the restaurant with such a good review. Unfortunately it was closed with notice on the door that it will reopen on 1. september 2014. They could publish this in Tripadvisor...

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Additional Information about Bastakiah Nights

Address: | Bastakia, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 353 7772
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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