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La Petite Maison

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Gate Village 08 DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 439 0505
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The home of Cuisine Nicoise, whose origins lie in old Genoese cooking, is...
The home of Cuisine Nicoise, whose origins lie in old Genoese cooking, is the old town of Nice where French Mediterranean cuisine has blended and evolved with the influences of Ligurian Italy across the border. Local produce, notably artichokes, courgettes, lemons, olives, tomatoes, peppers and girolles are used generously with sea food, meat and fresh pasta to produce a style that's light and healthy. Oil obtained from olives groves on the hills of the Alpes Maritimes behind Nice and extending into Liguria is used throughout.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So Many Try, but this is where you see Dubai expat life at its best!

(The author does not consume alcohol, so don't read this if you are looking for a view of their Drinks menu). Started coming here almost 4 years ago, and now it is a monthly ritual. Food is amazing. The menu is a good Italian-Southern French menu. Picks up from the original Nice and London... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

(The author does not consume alcohol, so don't read this if you are looking for a view of their Drinks menu). Started coming here almost 4 years ago, and now it is a monthly ritual. Food is amazing. The menu is a good Italian-Southern French menu. Picks up from the original Nice and London (Paris does not count frankly) joints,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fabulous ambience & service. An extremely Pricey restaurant! similar in Europe would be cheaper & completely out of the way to go to at night in an office environment ... very loud & noisy too

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

As someone who is not great at sharing food - blame my boarding school upbringing - La Petite Maison is not designed to be selfish with food, a sharing of flavours, of textures and good banter, coupled with excellent aperitifs and wines, makes for an excellent evening. Service was above and beyond, with all staff incredibly knowledgable on the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Went there for dinner. Two adults two children. Food was amazing but slightly disappointed that it was a smoking restaurant. Nevertheless had a lovely family dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I agree with some critics who regret the "French Touch" service ( meaning almost rude ) but we are talking of a restaurant here and my number one concern is the food...and it is delicious ! Maybe a bit more variety and fruits and vegs would be welcome but still in the top 20 in Dubai in my book.

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115 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

La Petit Maison is considered one the best restaurant , Elegant, French cuisine in Dubai. I can agree only about the quality of the food, that's it. The service is not excellent, I didn't like the attitude of the waiters to say (kindly) no if you ask something different or else , then if you "insist" you get what you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This restaurant, for lunch and dinner, is always packed! I always make sure I make a reservation prior my visits. Burrata, prawns in butter sauce, lamp chops, grilled baby chicken, potato gratin are the best items I've had in their restaurant! Their desserts are outstanding as well; cremè brûlée is done just right and one of my favorite deserts there.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Now where to begin... Voted the best restaurant in Dubai, consistently receives good reviews and conveniently located near the office which essentially meant a visit was inevitable. I was mentally prepared that the bill will blow my budget out of the park which it did! So be prepared. This is probably the restaurant you take a loved one to on... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Having visited so many times it's difficult to specify why I think this is Dubai's best restaurant. It isn't any one thing, but the combination of decor, atmosphere, service, food and wine. My favorites on the menu are the Burrata followed by the delicious grilled beef slab. The veal chop is also good, along with the whole salted fish when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had a great dinner that night , ordered escargots , green salad , burrata and of course had the tomato on the table cut with olive oil , balsamic vinegar and lemon to compliment our starters . Main course was a greaaaaat steak , 21 days aged steak from Australia made medium and had the best flavours I had for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gate Village 08 DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 439 0505

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Bistro

Description

The home of Cuisine Nicoise, whose origins lie in old Genoese cooking, is the old town of Nice where French Mediterranean cuisine has blended and evolved with the influences of Ligurian Italy across the border. Local produce, notably artichokes, courgettes, lemons, olives, tomatoes, peppers and girolles are used generously with sea food, meat and fresh pasta to produce a style that's light and healthy. Oil obtained from olives groves on the hills of the Alpes Maritimes behind Nice and extending into Liguria is used throughout.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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