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“Highly recommend it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Marta's Workshop

Marta's Workshop
Swiss Tower, Ground Floor | Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai 309057, United Arab Emirates
+(971)503798002
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Ranked #58 of 5,621 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $19 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Description: Please note that Marta's Workshop is closed during July. We will resume restaurant and catering operations on 3 August 2014. Enjoy the summer!
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Highly recommend it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I visited Dubai at the end of June. Although i was just there for 3 days i decided to take a taxi and eat at Marta´s given the good reviews.
The menu is limited and changes daily, yet so creative and tasty!
The chefs take your order, cook and serve.
Unfortunately Marta was away that day but the team took good care of us.
I will certainly return!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
“A pure treat..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We have visited Marta's kitchen on few occasions now and each time I have been so impressed by the service and the quality of the food - truly scumptious! Today we enjoyed the tapas for main and tapas for starter. The food was of exceptional quality and presentation, as good, if not better than any of the top restaurants in Dubai. A la carte food at an amazingly good price, if you love food and appreciate quality this is the place to visit.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Totally worth it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I was there with a friend who found about it on Tripadvisor. Totally worth it. Small, intimate place with great food quality, friendly service and good value for money.
The kind of places where one is able to talk to the owner and see the passion on the food.
They have limited covers so call for a reservation.
Enjoy!!!

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“One of Dubai's best kept secrets”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Only by researching our most recent trip to Dubai did I come across Marta's Kitchen/Workshop and from the great reviews decided we had to fit this into our 5 day itinerary.
No problem with the taxi driver getting us there having given him the address as above, and Marta's is on the ground floor at the back of the building.
Small courtyard, well shaded which only seats about 20 people and with the limited opening hours and food on offer - best to reserve a table as we did. The menu is limited but the food is fantastic. Marta comes out and explains everything to you and if you want she shares her recipes. The menu changes everyday, on the day we went we had canapes, starters where tomato soup, salmon carpaccio, and Spanish omelette or you can have a tapas trying all three as I did.
We had steak with caramelised onions on sweet potato mash for our main, unfortunately it was a little underdone for our taste but to be fair Marta asked did we want it cooking more and we said no. But still delicious.
Dessert was peach melba or nutella chocolate cake with coffee ice cream, we also had mint lemonade which was very refreshing.
We really enjoyed this foodie lunch and asked for a couple of recipes to try at home.
For a 3 course lunch we found the prices very very reasonable and cannot fault the food.
If you are going to, or live, in Dubai book a table, we highly recommend it.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Love this Hidden Gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

A place like Marta's Kitchen is hard to find in Dubai. It's a small workshop that only serves a few people at a time, since their main business is catering. But the chef decided to use her space wisely and offer a menu each day for those interested in stopping by for lunch. The chef herself greets you, serves you the food, and happily describes the menu of the day.

I eat lunch at Marta's Kitchen regularly during the week and love her variety of food. All her dishes are very well presented, full of flavor, and delicious. I've never been disappointed and the pricing is great.

I look forward to using her catering services next!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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