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Bastakiya Cafe & Restaurant

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa | Opposite Dubai Museum, Dubai 46500, United Arab Emirates
971-4-3519111
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Ranked #967 of 5,593 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Buffet
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Geelong, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I loved this place. The Arabian Courtyard Hotel was brilliant, I couldn't fault it and the restaurant was very good too. The waiters & hotel staff were extremely friendly & helpful. The choice of food was extensive, , fresh & delicious. I'm going back one day. If your staying in the hotel get a room overlooking the museum - great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Had my breakfast and dinner at Bastakiya restaurant, during my stay in the Arabian Courtyard Hotel. The food was good, and the staff give great service! I enjoyed!

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Ujjain, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went to bastakiya for iftar buffet a week back for a birthday treat to a friend. N I regret my decision to arrange the iftar treat dere. For a connoisseur like me its a waste to put money here. Its basically some tables arranged in an alley like place. The selection was very limited n tasteless food. 1 soup,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a company confrence there, me and my collouges loved the food and the place , it made us feel like we where in a traditional arabic feel to the place, the staff was friendly they were very helpful in helping us have a grand experience. the food was simply a delight. we enjoyed our Ifftar at the restaurent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

In the scheme of Dubai Hotel things, the Arabian Courtyard is probably pretty ordinary. But for us, it was more than adequate, most especially the Bastakiya cafe and restaurant. The Ramadan feast was so delicious and the staff were exceptional! The were very happy to help us choose from the vast selection of Indian and Pakistani foods. They went out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Its our first me and my wife been to this place called 'Bastakhiya' we were like surprised and price are affordable though and especially thanks to diana and prince who lool after us very well....will be back soon

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Bangalore, India
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5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Bastakiya is a heritage village and its nice to see in the fast moving Dubai something authentic and original to Dubai. The place is well maintained and the people out there all the more happy to tell about this beautiful place. You ll get to see the old houses and the mechanism of cooling done during those days. There is... More

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New York City, New York
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73 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Being right beside and overlooking the Dubai Museum, this restaurant is popular with tour groups visiting the museum. It offers a buffet which is copious and an a la carte, which is truly varied and international. Perhaps they should restrict it slightly as there is a sense that they are trying to be all things top all men, and it... More

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Plates are cold and the food is not warm but the taste is fine, tell them if you order you want warm plates and food

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Yesterday i went for a iftar at the bastakiya restaurant with my family. It was a place with everything except good food and service. The manager of the place seems to be quiet resonable and rewards you with a 15% discount voucher when you comment on the restaurant. Yet i feel it is not what people want. The food is... More

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