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“Amazing gem”
Review of The Courtyard

The Courtyard
Ranked #314 of 9,562 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
Description: The Courtyard, located in the centre of Manzil Downtown Dubai, has developed into one of the most popular Mediterranean restaurants and shisha lounges in Dubai. Combining Arabic tradition with global multicultural tastes. The Courtyard offers spectacular al fresco setting. Masterfully blending colours, designs, tastes, and sounds, The Courtyard experience is unique. It is especially known for its relaxed ambience, good food and flavourful shisha, and has earned a reputation for its laid-back atmosphere, ideal for enjoying the company of family and friends. Bon appetit, or as we say in Arabic, hani'an
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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142 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Amazing gem”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Love the courtyard - its perfect now the weather is cooling in Dubai. It feels very authentic and Arab, great food, music, atmospheric...in Downtown in walking distance of ary galleries, dubai mall, fabulous!

Visited November 2012
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Diani Beach, Kenya
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211 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

The food was good and the service excellent. We were a family with 2 young children. The only drawback was the ever present smell of Shisha.

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1 Thank CossyWombat
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East Africa
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Book in advance if you want to eat here!”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

This small restaurant is very popular with local as well as hotel residents so to avoid disappointment in the evening, make sure you book a table, even if you are a hotel resident.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank barazani
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

After a tiring day we had a very pleasant and relaxing dinner in the Courtyard at the hotel. The meal was excellent as was the service and the atmosphere was amazing and cool - which was appreciated.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Jenny M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Amazing Ambiance. Great Shisha”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great location. Always nice even though it is outdoors. Supposedly the walls absorb the heat making it cool inside. Very tough to get a table as the location is small and they do not take reservations.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Omar R
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