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XVA Cafe

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#18 of 849 Cafe in Dubai
#336 of 7,660 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$7 - $20
Cafe, Middle Eastern

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Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Such a beautiful cafe and friendly staff too! Quite hidden if you are not aware of the place. The entrance is small but it leads to a spacious courtyard/cafe. We discovered it by chance looking for coffee on a holiday when most shops were closed....More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 8, 2020

Just popped in for lunch and were pleasantly surprised with choice of menu. Prompt service, it was busy but not noisy, only problem was there were an awful lot of flys around, which could not be helped really,

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Great food, have the better kofta it was great. I also had the eggplant burger which took eggplant to another level for me. Pomegranate smoothie was also amazing. Great places to sit in the courtyard but we chose a sheltered open air room full of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

A little haven in the middle of the historic neighbourhood. Food is good and it is a nice place to relax. I would have given 5 stars, but they didn't have any of the desserts advertised except the brownie (I was looking forward to Rose...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Lovely setting, super helpful, attentive staff and delicious food. We ate there for breakfast and lunch and were extremely pleased.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem! We discovered this place last year and had to return again this visit to Dubai! The food was absolutely delicious... Amazingly tasty veggie food... compliments to the chef and the fantastic friendly service. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 1, 2019

I normally don’t like to stay in Dubai as it feels a very soulless city. This hotel is an exception. Lovely building, nice staff, good decor. In a great location. And the food was good as well. Really pleased I found this wee gem

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

My friends and I went to the XVA for dinner and chose the Iftar Offer. It’s a set Menu with starter, you can choose from two soups and three main dishes and two deserts. Soft drinks and water are included. The food is mainly vegetarian....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful courtyard,nice ambience,loved the music and the singing birds.Quiet and not touristy.Please make yourself a favor and order the eggplant with the feta cheese and their handmade cinnamon ice cream

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Dropped in here twice for food whilst in Dubai recently. Pleasent selection of meals in cool and calm surroundings with delightful selection of art.

Date of visit: March 2019
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