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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 #942 of 5,556 restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Buffet
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Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Buffet
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Ujjain, India
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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16 reviews 16 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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Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Perfect way to spend an afternoon. The cafe and restaurant offer a good range to hit all needs and the location great near Dubai Creek and the souks 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

The whole set-up is magnificient. With the name of this retaurent you really can't make out the surprise that awaits you. The ambience complements the food and while you eat you never feel how your time is over.... One on the best in terms of ambience and good food using locally available supplies and big heart from all the staffs... More

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