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Cafe Bateel

#619 of 5,664 Restaurants in Dubai
#648 of 5,954 Places to Eat in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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The Marina
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Unit B-5, below Al Mesk Tower | Dubai Marina Walk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04-3684696
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10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: COME FOR COFFEE, STAY FOR LUNCH Taking the brand a step beyond gourmet...
COME FOR COFFEE, STAY FOR LUNCH Taking the brand a step beyond gourmet products, Cafe Bateel represents the ultimate Bateel experience. A seamless blend of European cafe elegance and the distinct character of our Arabic heritage, Cafe Bateel provides a warm and sophisticated ambiance where you can enjoy extraordinary gourmet cuisine.
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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious bread

We’ve taken to popping in here in the early mornings for bread and a selection of the delicious looking salads. Never disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Brenda B
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We’ve taken to popping in here in the early mornings for bread and a selection of the delicious looking salads. Never disappointed.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

As if one is begging for food. My wife ordered coffee with milk, she got it with cold milk, then we had to ask for plates to eat the bred and butter... Finally we only got one little jar of jam for 5 persons... Not to mention the waitress who did not smile once! I had to ask the supervisor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Like so many places in Dubai, Cafe Bateel offers free delivery to your house through foodonclick. Unfortunately, they do not live up to their speed 8 or taste 9 ratings! They couldn't make a frittata so we received pancakes and coffee. The pancakes were overpriced and we got 3 slightly undercooked cold slabs with 6 blueberries and some sauce. Tasted... More 

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Nice food and great service. The date milkshake was the highlight of the cafe. My son wanted plain pancakes they were more than happy to make that for him. Great selection to choose from. Must go!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Bateel is one of the best places to have a nice meal at Dubai marina. Food is delicious and service is excellent. When weather permits, the seating outside by the Marina Walk provides a wonderful view of the lovely marina. The place is almost always busy, regardless of the time of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

they have many restaurants around. but my favorite one is located in Dubai marina. staff is very friendly. always willing to help. croissants & coffees are the best here for me. view is really nice from cafe bateel @ marina walk.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Not busy here and still everything takes for ever. Staff are terse and inconsiderate. The area is great. If you just want a coffee go to costa just down the road.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I was given a package of these dates 10 yrs ago and never forgot where they came from. I just visited Dubai and had to seek out this establishment . Well I was not disappointed, but in awe of the store and the variety of dates. You haven't had good dates until you've had these. My only regret is that... More 

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JEDDAH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

-this Café is the place to go to if you are looking for tasty breakfast and staf are always freindly and smily,, - always with high seilings big windows that allows light to come in and gives you fresh atmosphere

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cafe Bateel's desserts are amongst the best! Excellent tarts (lemon and salted caramel with chocolate are amazing) and a few others that I've tried - but don't remember the names. Friendly staff at Marina Walk and a very relaxing atmosphere as well (we were seated outside). A little expensive, but definitely worth it. 5/5. I look forward to trying other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Unit B-5, below Al Mesk Tower | Dubai Marina Walk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighborhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: 04-3684696

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean

Description

COME FOR COFFEE, STAY FOR LUNCH Taking the brand a step beyond gourmet products, Cafe Bateel represents the ultimate Bateel experience. A seamless blend of European cafe elegance and the distinct character of our Arabic heritage, Cafe Bateel provides a warm and sophisticated ambiance where you can enjoy extraordinary gourmet cuisine.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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

Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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