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Review of Cafe Bateel

Cafe Bateel
Ranked #603 of 9,706 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: The Marina
Description: COME FOR COFFEE, STAY FOR LUNCH Taking the brand a step beyond gourmet products, Cafe Bateel represents the ultimate Bateel experience. A seamless blend of European cafe elegance and the distinct character of our Arabic heritage, Cafe Bateel provides a warm and sophisticated ambiance where you can enjoy extraordinary gourmet cuisine.
Reviewed December 5, 2012

I either eat or have a coffee at Bateel at the Marina at least once a week. On a good day, it's great.The service is usually friendly and helpful, but I feel that lately, the food quality is slipping. The paninis are half-filled at best and the hot meals are lukewarm when served. Comments to management are taken with the usual earnest "oh dear, yes sir we will attend to it right away" attitude one receives in Dubai - unfortunately nothing happens. Bateel seems to place itself at the higher end of the cafe sector, but given there is plenty of choice at the Marina, I may start looking elsewhere.

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Reviewed December 3, 2012

The menu on offer at Bateel is great - it is really one of the best places to eat in Dubai. I would recommend it for a casual weekend lunch, and also for a business lunch (at their DIFC branch). Efficient service and always excellent food. A great healthy alternative and good value for money in a city overpopulated with pedestrian food outlets.

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Reviewed November 19, 2012

if you wanna try something new, try the Arabic coffee they have with dates, you'll love it.

i can never reach Dubai without having this coffee.

Thank Hammoudi
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

The food here is always delightful, and the deli-style arrangement means you can grab a bottle of 12 year old balsamic vinegar while you are there! I would definitely recommend.

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Thank new190
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

I regularly go to Cafe Bateel and absolutely love it. The salads, drinks and the breads are great.
They serve olive and and a lovely date balsamic vinegar with the bread.

Only down side is that the service is always a bit slow... Try the farro salad!

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Thank camillavic
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