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Buddha Bar

Al Sufouh Road | Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina, Dubai 118500, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 317 6000
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Ranked #48 of 5,574 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Thu 7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Wed 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Buddha-Bar is legendary, its awesome spectacle instantly promising guests an evening of pure theater and pure pleasure.
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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

You have to book this place, we dined at 9:00 on a week day, and it was rammed. The bar area is very trendy, with big expansive views over the marina. If you're a smoker, the dining tables give you the same view, for non-smokers you are put round the back, sort of under the stairs, which is a little... More

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Wiltshire, UK
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We did not eat here, just went for a drink... There is no way I would have eaten here. I know smoking is okay in the bars in Dubai but this was horrendous.... I could hardly breath so I have no idea how anyone could have eaten their food, as the seating area for the restaurant is next to the... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous cocktails! and fantastic ambience! As ever, perfect service. A good place to while a few hours away on the evening.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

I like the layout here better than the one in Paris. The large window with view to the skyline and passing boats is a nice touch. The place was not busy but it took a long time for service for both drinks and food. In fact I only ordered one drink with my meal, because wait staff were slow. I... More

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. Whilst it was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Buddha Bar and glad that you enjoyed the restaurant ambiance, we have also well noted your constructive comments. As we value all our guest feedback to be of utmost importance, it would be very much appreciated if we can... More

New Delhi, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Ambience, service, food it was a very nice experience. The private dining areas were not underserviced. They had a wonderful vegetarian food list. The stuff was fresh, light and easy on stomach

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive comments on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to know that you had had enjoyed your dining experience at Buddha Bar and glad that you were delighted with the service of our associates, the restaurant ambiance as well as the quality of food we have on offer. Look forward to welcoming you back again in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Won't be everyone's cup of tea as it can be quite noisy and smokey, which is particularly annoying if you don't! However you can overcome this if you sit in the non smoking area at the back, behind the Buddha. My wife and I always visit when we are in Dubai because the food is excellent if you like Asian... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Service, food and atmosphere was amazing. We celebrated a family birthday and were looked after brilliantly - we even received a surprise birthday cake at the end of the meal. Ask for non smoking table behind budda if you want a smoke free exprience.

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your positive comments on Trip Advisor. We are happy to know that you had enjoyed your visit to Buddha Bar whilst celebrating a special occasion and pleased that you were delighted with the service experienced, the quality of food we have on offer as well as the restaurant ambiance. Look forward to welcoming you back again... More

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

It is a tight spot, ultra famous, and definitely a place to be seen. But its old school smoking policy made me sick. If you can stand the smoke, you'll have a blast and definitely a unique experience. If you can't take smoke, you'll be in a back room that is quiet is just avrage.

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. Whilst it was a pleasure to hear that you had enjoyed your overall visit to Buddha Bar, we have also well noted your constructive comments and as we value all our guest feedback to be of utmost importance, it would be very much appreciated if we can have the opportunity to... More

seaseaseasiders
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Been several times to Buddha bar and the food is always excellent. Starters of tempura shrimp were first class and all the mains particularly the beef were great.music and general ambience are also very cool and chilled. Negatives.... You have to be in the main room for the experience but it allows smoking,both large tables either side of ours were... More

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. Whilst it was a pleasure to hear that you had enjoyed your overall dining experience at Buddha Bar, we have also well noted your constructive comments and as we value all our guest feedback to be of utmost importance, it would be very much appreciated if we can have the opportunity... More

Antwerp
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

My husband took me there as a surprise for my birthday. We had absolutely delicious sushi. Service very good. Im a fan of the buddha bars around the world.

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GHLRM, Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive comments on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you had enjoyed your dining experience at Buddha Bar whilst celebrating your birthday and we are pleased to hear that you were delighted with the quality of food we have on offer as well as the service of our associates. Look forward to welcoming you back... More

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Additional Information about Buddha Bar

Address: Al Sufouh Road | Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina, Dubai 118500, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 317 6000
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Asian

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