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Bayt Al Wakeel

Souk Al Kabeer Bur Dubai, Bastakia On the creek, | Near Bank of Baroda, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #650 of 5,556 restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A lovely place to have a meal while watching the locals going on the water taxis. The creek is very busy so there is lots to watch while you enjoy your meal. Very good choice of food which was very nice. I was there at night and there are many restaurant boats travelling up and down the creek covered in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The staff were very friendly, the view of the Creek is great and the barbecued seafood was delicious. What more could you ask for? This was definitely a lot more enjoyable than going to the umpteenth mall!

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Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great food, great prices and a great location right on Dubai Creek. Fun to watch water taxis going back and forth across the creek. Be sure to try the grilled eggplant.

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Dubai
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Visited this restaurant with my parents, the staff was very rude, "fe" practically yelled at me for wanting to change table while it was empty. Worst service I've experienced in Dubai so far. Average food

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Lancashire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you can get to what I understand is the only waterside restaurant on the Creek, without being accosted in the nearby Souk (good luck with that!), you will have a very nice meal. The wife and I went here with my son who lives in Dubai and who was keen to give us a Dubai experience. We went just... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Have now been here several times and went for lunch yesterday. Had the usual abrupt service but great views but my daughter and her boyfriend have now been up all night with diarrhoea and vomiting which I would guess came from the restaurant.... we won't go back again. Take care.

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UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a stunning place to sit and watch the amazing illuminated dhow dining boats cruise up and down the creek. There is also some genuine history to the building which lends a touch of magic. Be sure to arrive by abra! Food was good. A range of Arabic staples, grilled meats, fish and breads, all reasonably priced given the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place for a casual evening with friends or in couple! Great fish (you definitely need to try the mixed seafood platter and the shrimps... Delicious!!!!!) I would suggest to go there a bit in advance, it is always busy!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stopped off for luch on our first day in Dubai and found a place we will come back to without doubt. Great dishes and staff were great. looking forward to coming back soon.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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64 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Friends took me here when we went down to visit the souk area at the creek, as they said it was the only restaurant ON the creek, and the food was great. Right on both counts! They also said the service was horrific...right again! We genuinely only queued up for a table for so long because the staff had no... More

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