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“Pork and Booze for AED 190 - That's it.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Double Decker

Double Decker
Al Murooj Rotana Dubai | Al Saffa Street. Near Dubai Mall | Off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 321 1111
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Ranked #1,138 of 5,573 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $20 - $45
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: An award winning British Pub with menu featuring culinary treats from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Featuring one of the most famous Friday Brunches in Dubai, live translation of the English Premier League and other major sports events, extended Happy Hour, daily theme nights and entertainment by the resident DJ ensure enjoyment making it the place to be.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Pork and Booze for AED 190 - That's it.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Went here for Friday brunch. You wait in queue out in the heat, at the entrance to pay before you enter. This is the place for you want to eat loads pork, get wasted and end up dancing on table at the end of it. Non-Pork main dishes were few but the salad and dessert stations were nice. Extremely loud & crowded. Hardly any place to walk let alone sit. Waiters seemed over whelmed. This is place you want to go with friends in groups of 5 or more but not a place you would take your parents or kids. Men can go in T-shirt and shorts but the women really dress up like they're going clubbing. Oh and heads up, if you are Muslim (and wear a head scarf), they may not let you in (I think that is a policy in few places in Dubai though).

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Great cheap brunch.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Its not going to win awards for the food, but great for 180 AED, great atmosphere & plenty of drink. Come 4pm the DJ really adds the party atmosphere.
Great for a cheap brunch with lots of friends, but wont be taking my parents

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai
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88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Worst Brunch in Dubai”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

If you like being herded together like cattle and seating 500pax in a space that fits 375, if you like young drunk british girls who wear more makeup than clothes, if you like watered down rum and cokes, if you like the poorest of food quality, then Double Decker is the place for you!

Seriously, if you go to DD for brunch, you know what you are getting yourself into (which is why I do it once a year for the sheer comedy of the afternoon). But honestly, over the past year the food has got substantially worse- and yes, I understand if you are paying aed190 for an open bar brunch you shouldn't expect much, but other than the potatoe gratin and dinner roles, nothing on the tables could pass for a sufficient dish.

I will say this, for being as understaffed as they were, the waiters (bartenders honestly) were working like heck. Seriously, they did a great job of keeping the drinks flowing (even if there wasn't much booze in them). These guys were seriously moving so kudos!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Nice bar and fantastic food and desserts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

- A nice London bus lines design bar
- Polite and helpful personnel
- Nice environment for friends and couples or singles
- Ladies nights
- Rotana quality food and desserts (Try the cake with caramel and ice cream with rum and walnut) ummmm!
- Nice location calm and. Close to Dubai Mall

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We went here on a work night out and had brilliant fun. It's cheap and cheerful and has a good bunch of people. The food is tasty and there's a good selection. Great!

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