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Bayt Al Wakeel

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#478 of 10,462 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Bayt Al Wakeel-a building where each intriguing corner holds some history of Dubai.Bayt Al Wakeel was the first location of Dubai imports and exports and the hub of significant activity during the early years of development. the building has been preserved by the heritage department and is a showcase for Dubai. in 1981 Gray Mackenzie and company was appointed as the licensed shipping agents in Dubai. the company contributed to the development of the UAE by providing services to trading,shipping,insurance and transportation and was later entrusted with the task of operating the port complex at port Rashid. Bayt Al Wakeel Means "Agent Home" in Arabic. was was originally built as shipping office
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Seafood, Asian, Grill, Arabic
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Dubai. After a walk in the gold and spice market in Deira, I hardly recommend to take a lunch at this place. Seafood and grilled meals are both excellent and I think the Tom Yam soup is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Adibacsi
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sir / Madam Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite place in Dubai for seafood. Sitting by the rail with a slight breeze, temperature 102°F, with a cool drink - really can't get better than this. Try their lighted battered deep fried shrimp and rice with saffron, just thinking about them,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir / Madam Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had completed our cruise on the Creek and saw the signpost to this restaurant. Great location overlooking the water, lovely table settings and friendly helpful staff. My wife ordered the grilled squid and I the mixed meats grilled. We enjoyed a black grape mojito...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dan L
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dan L Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. The food is good and not expensive, but the two best things are its location hanging over the creek with all the comings and goungs to watch, and the lemon and mint drinks which are so refreshing, and wonderfully tart and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank David B
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. David Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to our...More

Reviewed May 7, 2019

We had lunch on a very hot day.Its location on the creek is perfect to catch any breeze available. Great place to watch the abras and dhows on the creek. Our fresh fish and salad was very nice and the capuccino delicious. Although the restaurant...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank YorkshireLass4843
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Dear Sir / Madam Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019

Dubai has so many excellent restaurants. This one has an outstanding location with great views over the Creek with lots of boats crossing the waters. We really enjoyed good food here at very reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NemoTraveler
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Dear Sir / Madam Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to...More

Reviewed April 30, 2019

Came in here to eat early evening on a visit to the souk. Have to say food was just ok. Lamb chops cooked well enough, but veg etc all cold. Good location to watch the abras going back and to, in and out of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bluboy
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

We have been to the wakeel before I highly recommend it day or night superb location in the heart of old Dubai overlooking the creek with its water taxis buzzing up and down and the dows coming and going but the main reason for going,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

Dear zakawakanaky Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to our team...More

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing birthday celebration on Saturday 16th March with 10 family & friends enjoying a beautiful setting by the creek. I had requested a table outside with a view and it was perfect. Rafi and his staff looked after us so well, even...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Dear Ms. Karen Hope you are doing Great.Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback. that shall encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Having spent 2 hours in the very hot gold souk,we took the local water taxi 1 AED, across to Bayt Al Waleed. We had Arabic mezzanine and salad. It was light and refreshing and cool overlooking the water. Water taxis are very noisy.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank katebero
Rafi M, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear Sir / Madam Greetings from Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant. Thank you very much for your positive feedback that shall only encourage our team to achieve and deliver consistent standard deliveries at all times. Your kind comments on the service will surely be conveyed to...More

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