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“Good location, decent food but service needs to improve”
Review of Social House

Social House
Ranked #141 of 9,867 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
Description: Social House is an exciting restaurant bringing you flavors of the world surrounded by stunning views and warm alluring design, where guests can have an enjoyable one-of-a-kind dining experience. Indulge in their delicious comfort cuisine from different regions of the world, with special menus for every part of the day. Located in the heart of Dubai, Social House first opened in 2010 at The Dubai Mall.
Reviewed January 26, 2013

The place is very pretty, done up well. Located by the Dubai fountains, this is a prime location for tourists who would like to have dinner by beautiful Dubai Fountains. The place always intrigued us, so we went there for dinner last night.

The staff/usher (the manager who assigns tables) is a very defensive & rude lady. We waited there for a bit, but the usher chose to seat the ones who came after us earlier (slight discrimination based on colour there). We expressed our displeasure, the staff got defensive & rude.

We got the place to sit right at the back, there were two other staff members (MJ & a trainee) who were very courteous & polite to us & gave us good seats. They took care of us really well while we were there.

Food presentation is very good. Their menu concept (in a hanger), organisation (small plates, east, west) was very impressive. The food was good, well prepared. Their iced teas is something I will strongly recommend.

Will visit there again, but I would want them to rectify the staff attitude.

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Thank Tanuja G
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Only place where you can taste specialties of many nations! Not so expensive, but food quality exceeds expectations! Friendly staff as well with good product knowledge. Cozy place with choice of seating near the Dubai Fountain for a more enjoyable dinner! Definitely a place to dine either with friends or a date or with family!

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Thank xbs128
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Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Located at Dubai Mall with a terrace viewing the fountains.

It gets very busy during the weekend but If you manage to go a bit later then usual, you will have no problems.

Food is good and the service very friendly with basics knowledges. What you spend is all worth it.

An important hint:
Sushi, Indian, Italian, food from all over the word but stick with the classic dishes!

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Thank TastyTrips
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

nice interior and cuisine. You should try chicken with lemongrass and pasta with pesto souce. Fish and chips is also fine there

Thank Oleg Y
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

On Friday 30th of November 2012 because it was a rainy day we went to Dubai Mall in the morning did some shopping and decided to stop for a small lunch at Social House. Since we knew Social House from Jakarta where we always had great meals we wanted to try this one.
We ordered 2 fresh juices and a big bottle of water for food we ordered a few small dishes which we would share, I had made my choice to order chicken quesadillas. That were the worst quesadillas they have ever been served to me when I asked the manager about it she simple said that it was their way of preparation but in Jakarta they make them as they should be served so she simply didn't know what to say and how to solve the problem the least she could have done was take them off our bill, I didn't even eat them. The prawns my husband had ordered were ok but nothing to brag about.
So we left very disappointed and I am not going back that's for sure.
How that place can still be that full I don't understand and you have to wait a long time for your food to arrive.

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Thank Cheryan
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