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Local House Restaurant

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House No 65, Bastakiya | Near Al Fahidi Round About Opp Al Mussallah Post Office Next to Majilis Gallery, Burduba, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 3540705
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Camel burgers were quite good

Camel meat is very tough and chewy, but the burgers were quite good. The prices were reasonable and we ate dinner here twice. The restaurant had multiple rooms with different seating options. There was also outdoor courtyard dining. The clientele was a mix of tourists and locals.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Weston, Massachusetts
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Weston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Camel meat is very tough and chewy, but the burgers were quite good. The prices were reasonable and we ate dinner here twice. The restaurant had multiple rooms with different seating options. There was also outdoor courtyard dining. The clientele was a mix of tourists and locals.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

So you never had a burger made out of Camel meat? Well neither have I until coming to Locah House! Camels are the pride and joy of Arab culture. When anyone thinks of Arabs or middle east, camels usually come to mind lol (maybe not). It’s true that Camel meat is a delicacy in the middle-east. I've only heard stories... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was close to our hotel and caught our eye as an opportunity to try camel. We popped in one night and were warmly welcomed. However, the table was dirty and one set of dishes had to be sent back as they were not clean. Food was not tasty and we wondered if it was fresh. Presentation was rushed and... More 

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Boulevard, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Wanted to try camel meat, and this was listed as the only place on the internet where you could get camel other than camel burger. Switch at the Dubai Mall has camel burger, but wanted to get something a little more traditional. Went for lunch, enjoyed the Museum like area it was in, and the camel. Tastes a little like... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

we were recommended this place by a tour guide for authentic food. It has a varied menu. My husband had camel, I had mutton, and the kids had cheeseburgers. Also we shared a really good hummus. Also I like the lime mint Juice. There is an air conditioned space if there are free spots. Service was good. Food was good... More 

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Lofoten Islands, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is an okay place to eat lunch, but I wouldn't go here to eat dinner, especially not when you want to eat nice. The table was unclean, and it is unhygenic when there always wild cats running around your table when you are eating. We were during the whole meal disturbed by a dirty cat. However, the service was... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had the burger and camel kebab. The meat is tough and chewy. With the spices they added. cheese burger 45 dhm, kebab 55. pop 7. Burger was good. You can tell different texture from beef. it felt like meat was going to separate. comes with fries. Something new. Its near old dubai. Next to a tea house. No parking there.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I wanted to try out some Camel for dinner, and I walked past this place a few days earlier and then picked with me a menu. I arrived 2130HRS – they close at ten, but didn’t mention that….. Very Welcome – only me. They just closed the door behind me, and turned off half of the lights 15 min later.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Local House is something of an institution for its camel burgers, and they certainly live up to the hype. Well seasoned meat, salty fries, and a slightly sweet bun combine to make it a delicious meal. The restaurant has a good selection of drinks - juices and shakes - all of which were good. While our waiter made a mess... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you are in the neighborhood and want a quiet, authentic meal...local house. Camel burger rates well with other establishments and they will make your fries crispy - if you ask. Yes, Cash Only, no alcohol and you cannot get mustard with your burger. Enjoy being outdoors as only the tourists sit outside. And lots of camel references including the... More 

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  • Address: House No 65, Bastakiya | Near Al Fahidi Round About Opp Al Mussallah Post Office Next to Majilis Gallery, Burduba, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 3540705

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