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Kiku

Le Meridien Dubai | Airport Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 702 2703
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Ranked #292 of 5,556 restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: An ultra-chic Japanese restaurant in Dubai serving classic Japanese cuisine - an ideal venue for social and business dining with a choice of a Sushi & Sake bar, Teppanyaki table and Tatami room.
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: An ultra-chic Japanese restaurant in Dubai serving classic Japanese cuisine - an ideal venue for social and business dining with a choice of a Sushi & Sake bar, Teppanyaki table and Tatami room.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Well I say that because it's always full with Japanese clients, and the would know better. While I feel others are acting it out with kimono dressed waitresses Kiku impressed you by unpretentious Japanese feel. Food is more traditional, tasty and very good. It has it all, sushi bar, dining table, private room.. The only thing I don't get is... More

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Hussain, Thank you for posting a review of Kiku on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we hope to see you again soon. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When you enter the restaurant and the place is packed with Japanese customers ... it is a good sign. Food is good, staff is welcoming (Thank you Jade for your smiles and attention whenever we visit). Okonomiyakis are excellent, Ika no tsekuaki a must. One suggestion: Mochis and black sesame ice cream should be back on the menu. My favorite... More

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Gaetan, Thank you for your amazing feedback about your dining experience at Kiku. We are happy to read that you appreciate our overall concept . We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I visited Kiku alone a few year ago around 2008 or 2009 (could not remember exactly) since the food I had (Gyutan Yaki & Nabeyaki Udon) was tasteless then I didn't go there again until I decided to try again last night with my husband and expected the food would taste better. When we were entering the restaurant, we saw... More

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Mutiara, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit at Kiku. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Dubai, UAE
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

this is another great restaurant at Dubai Meridian (Dubai Airport) this is a great authentic Japanese restaurant with a great variety of sushi, sashimi, hot pots and special Wagyu beef dishes. i usually eat here once a month and i go for the Kaizen bentu as im a salmon lover, its a great selection of delicious bites of Salmon sashimi,... More

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your amazing feedback about your dining experience at Kiku. We are happy to read that you appreciate our overall concept . We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Khartoum, Sudan
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Kiku is a more traditional yet modern Japanese restaurant in Dubai. It's located only 5 minutes from the airport, at the Meridien hotel which makes it possible to visit even if you only have a short stopover in Dubai. The menu is classic, no surprises but always fresh and very tasty sushi. Service is good and friendly. From the menu... More

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Elina, Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback about your dining experience at Kiku. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our food quality and our staff member took care of your requests to your satisfaction. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My favourite Japanese Restaurant in Dubai... Great Food, Great Friendly Service... Perfect location to have a quick meal before dropping someone to the airport... as it's just 2 minutes away from the airport....

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Ali, Thank you for your amazing feedback about your dining experience at Kiku. We are happy to read that you appreciate our overall concept . We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
217 reviews 217 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our hosts are regulars at Kiku's. So we got extremely friendly service, freshly prepared sashimi, beef teriyaki, prawn tempura, chicken wings and great salads, outdoor in perfect evening weather outdoors.

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit at Kiku. I am truly glad that we have met your expectations and our service provided gives you satisfy and enjoyment. Thank you again for your comments and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Alghero, Italy
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

the restaurant is very nice, wide menu choice; definitely not cheap, but worth it! sushi and other specialities are very good.

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Riccardo, Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback about your dining experience at Kiku. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our food quality and our staff member took care of your requests to your satisfaction. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Was on lent when i had a semi business visit to kiku in lemeridien airport hotel,had to be content with Edamame Beans poached in steam and salted with some nice Drum beers,excellent ambience,i noticed losts of people from other area just coming to have a smoke there, a quite a peacefull place with nice japanese foods

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Arun Alex, Thank you for taking the time to post a wonderful review regarding your recent visit on Tripadvisor. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your comments and I am glad that you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you once again for posting a review of Kiku on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

I come to Kiku restaurant on regular basis. it have fantastic dinning environment,great staff,and delicious food. i really like it. (≧∇≦)

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LeMeridienFB, Manager at Kiku, responded to this review

Dear Shren, Thank you for your positive feedback on your dining experience at Kiku. We are happy to note that you appreciate the food quality as well as the service that our associates provide to each guest. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Yours sincerely, Jack Zhang Kiku Manager More

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