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Sherlock Holmes English Pub

#639 of 5,601 Restaurants in Dubai
#672 of 5,889 Places to Eat in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
The Creek
Bar, English, Pub
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Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa | Opposite Dubai Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 351 9111
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12:00 pm - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not Baker Street but........

Thirsty after a warm day around Dubai I found this bar in my hotel Arabian Courtyard. Now the hotel has several restaurants with different cuisine but this one hit the spot with an excellent range of cold beers! The service was good supplied a cheery Romanian bar girl who smiled a lot and spoke... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Bennlew
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Gold Coast, Queensland
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  • Bar scene
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Gold Coast, Queensland
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Thirsty after a warm day around Dubai I found this bar in my hotel Arabian Courtyard. Now the hotel has several restaurants with different cuisine but this one hit the spot with an excellent range of cold beers! The service was good supplied a cheery Romanian bar girl who smiled a lot and spoke great English! The menu was bar... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

On the website it has a photo of the bar with a Strongbow on draught but this was stopped a while ago, they only sell small bottles of Strongbow now. this is misleading as people may book on the basis they think They will get a draught pint of Strongbow

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent find in this oasis. Good food and good value. Located in the Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa.

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Seattle, Washington
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114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the pub in the Arabian Courtyard hotel. The steak sandwich isn't bad, the choice of beers reasonable (Stella Artois was mine), and the servers were friendly. It took a while for food to arrive, and many of the patrons smoked (you really can't get away). Formula one races were on the TVs, so I guess this is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I'm currently living and working in Ethiopia, so was keen to go to an English pub whilst on holiday. We chose Sherlock Holmes as it seemed the most kitsch, though we were a little reluctant about the long taxi ride from our hotel near the Palm, SAs non-smokers, we had that section of the pub entirely to ourselves. I was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Styed in hotel and didn't want to go out . Excellent night listening to band .Served food by friendly attentive staff and short walk home !

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Habib K, General Manager at Sherlock Holmes English Pub, responded to this review

Dear Angelawantstotravel, Many thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to read that you had a great time with us, I will make sure to share the wonderful comment with the team which will keep them motivated. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Kind... More 

Port Douglas, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I had a great meal here during our recent stopover in Dubai at the Arabian Courtyard. While our orders tended to be of the Western style we could not fault the quality of the food nor the quantity provided. Above all though we felt genuinely welcome in this English pub and had a relaxed, pleasant evening enjoying... More 

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Habib K, General Manager at Sherlock Holmes English Pub, responded to this review

Dear AussieOseas, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. How delightful to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your time here! It is great to read your valuable feedback and we really appreciate it. Exceptional customer service is our number one priority and I am very glad to read that we have achieved this once again!... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This one is super unique, from the super friendly bartenders and the wait staff to the amazing trio that plays live every night featuring everything from Dire Straits to Michael Jackson and Eighties balads to latest hits, its a very unique bar with decent pub food. The best part really is the staff here, they are friendly engaging and want... More 

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Habib K, General Manager at Sherlock Holmes English Pub, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review. Reading amazing feedback from our guests is the best reward, thank you very much for sharing it with us. All staff pride themselves on going above and beyond ensuring guests are fully satisfied with their visit. I will personally ensure your comments are communicated to the team,... More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

friendly, genuinely pub like atmosphere, nice staff. just what you need. and they serve beer and have good cricket on the television.

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Habib K, General Manager at Sherlock Holmes English Pub, responded to this review

Dear bobjones3, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are delighted to read that you had a great time with us and we look forward to welcoming you again, soon. Kind Regards, More 

Redcar Cleveland England
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We were staying at the Arabian Courtyard Hotel so ate here on one of our stop over nights and it was really lovely food and good value too. They had a trio playing and singing really good live music and they were excellent. We had wine with our meal and just chilled listening to the Trio. They also had English... More 

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Habib K, General Manager at Sherlock Holmes English Pub, responded to this review

Dear Casfigaro, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. How delightful to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your time here! It is great to read your feedback and we really appreciate it. I shall pass your kind words on to my team. The team and I really appreciate your feedback and we look forward to... More 

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Additional Information about Sherlock Holmes English Pub

Address: Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa | Opposite Dubai Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 351 9111
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Bar, English, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa | Opposite Dubai Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighborhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 351 9111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Bar, English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Creek

Neighborhood Profile
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 air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.
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