Voted one of Dubai's hottest newcomers on countless occasions, BB Social combines creative Asianesque eats with urban street vibes. Boasting a diverse menu, lunch can be tailored to be vegan or low-carb on request. In the heart of DIFC, it's a refreshing escape from the district's corporate atmosphere. BB Social's “pick and mix” concept revolves around gourmet baos, bowls, BBQ and bites. BB Social's business lunch is served from 12 PM to 3.30 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Habibi bao, cauli popcorn and the wagyu ramen.
Good to know: The business lunch offers 2 dishes for 80 dirhams or 3 dishes for 100 dirhams.
Located in a district bustling with Indian restaurants, Spice Klub brings something new to the table. Serving Indian molecular gastronomy at a wallet-friendly price, sample cutting-edge street food like never before. Plunge into a luxurious feast of beloved North Indian delights for under 50 dirhams! Spice Klub's business lunch runs from 12 PM to 3.30 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Ganderi kebab, vegan corn tikki and the veggie kadai.
Good to know: Spice Klub's business lunch offers two courses for 39 dirhams or three courses for 49 dirhams. This includes a choice of dal, rice and Indian bread.
Romance on a spoon, Bistro des Arts is a quintessential Parisian bistro glowing with charming 1970s vibes. Enjoy shimmering views of the marina waters while tucking into a rustic spread of classic French home-style food. Bistro des Arts' fare is fuss-free, humble and essential for the soul. Whether you're a rigid 12 PM luncher or prefer to take it with a side of sunset, Bistro des Arts has you sorted. Its business lunch runs from 12 PM to 6 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Rabbit ragout, steak frites and the roasted camembert.
Good to know: Its business lunch offers 2 courses for 75 dirhams or 3 courses for 90 dirhams.
Thai comfort food is back with a bang at Fuchsia. Steeped in electric neon light, good vibes and buckets of coconut milk – this restaurant is a hidden gem. Boasting classics prepared using fresh and fragrant ingredients, Fuchsia is where the tom is always yum and the rice is always sticky. It serves its business lunch from 12 PM to 4 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Dim sum, cashew nut chicken and chicken pad thai.
Good to know: Fuchsia's business lunch offers two courses and a drink for 69 dirhams.
Bringing cherished recipes from South Vietnam to Dubai's dining table, Vietnamese Foodies is the go-to destination for all things fresh, wholesome and plant-based. Toting a vegan menu alongside its regular menu, this restaurant knows the quickest way to someone's heart is through their stomach. Taking its food game beyond Vietnamese spring rolls, revel in a feast of curried tofu and lotus root, lemongrass-infused cold noodles and tempura battered soft shell crab. Vietnamese Foodies' business lunch runs from 11 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Tempura soft shell crab, duck in hoisin sauce and coconut shrimp.
Good to know: Vietnamese Foodies' business lunch offers two courses and a drink for 60 dirhams.
Matto is bonkers – literally – it's named after the Italian word for crazy. The restaurant has been raising eyebrows since before it opened its doors. Its saucy teaser photoshoot featured its chef moments away from smooching a fish, using a lobster as a telephone and indulging in a good old fashioned food fight. Crazy, right? Come for the quirk and stay for the jazzed up, remixed, a la mode Italian fare. Matto's business lunch runs from 12.30 PM to 3.30 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Stracetti di pollo, Caprese salad and pizza parmagiana.
Good to know: Matto's business lunch offers a salad, a main course and a soft or hot drink for 75 dirhams. Add 35 dirhams to your bill for a glass of house wine or 150 dirhams for a bottle.
Guests are made to feel right at home at this sun-splashed Mediterranean oasis. Watch your lunch come to life in Ostro's open kitchen and season it with sunshine on its al fresco terrace. Ostro's luscious menu features a wealth options for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. Tuck into sandwiches loaded with love, power-packed salads or light bites from the counter. Eggthusiasts can opt for its all-day brekkie! Ostro serves its business lunch from 12.30 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: The open gyros and the My Big Fat Greek Wedding bubble bread.
Good to know: Ostro's business lunch offers two courses for 70 dirhams.
Nicknamed “one of Dubai's best kept secrets” - this Irish gastropub holds a special place in every bar hopper's heart. Adored for its moreish food (a hungover person's dream), loosen your belt with its selection of savory pies, signature sandwiches and slow-cooked meat. Eat your heart out with British classics like steak and kidney pie, bangers and mash, traditional Irish stew, cottage pie and the obligatory fish and chips. Fibber Magee's serves lunch from 12 PM to 4 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Ploughman's lunch, traditional Irish stew and the pig-out platter.
Good to know: The business lunch offers a main course and an MMI drink for 68 dirhams.
Lunch at Tresind is the quickest way to snap out of the spreadsheet blues. Whisking guests away with theatrical cuisine, there will be no “grabbing a casual bite” here. Perfect for a lightning-fast date with your office sweetheart or a coworker's birthday, Tresind delivers an unforgettable experience on a plate. Buckle up for a wild tour of modern Indian molecular gastronomy at this breath-taking restaurant. Tresind serves its business lunch from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Hunter's lamb leg raan, paneer pinwheel and daulat ki chaat.
Good to know: The business lunch offers a set menu (two appetizers, a sorbet, two mains, three sides and a dessert) for 110 dirhams. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options included.
A staple on every Dubai foodie's bucket list, the Zuma experience is made cost-effective with its business lunch deal. The award-winning Japanese restaurant attracts gourmands from all over the world. Treat yourself to an extraordinary sushi feast for under 200 dirhams here. Zuma's business lunch is served from 12 PM to 3.30 PM. Given its reputation, reservations are recommended.
MenuPages.com recommends: Miso black cod, miso chicken and the Chilean sea bass.
Good to know: Zuma's business lunch offers a miso soup and one main course for 72 dirhams or a miso soup and two main courses for 130 dirhams.
Being located in a hotel garage is no restaurateur's dream, but The Maine Oyster Bar and Grill somehow manages to make it cool. Soaked in sunlight and hipster vibes, it's developed a cracking reputation for its raving ladies' night, heaving seafood towers and belly-busting brasserie. Dishing out fresh seafood, slow-cooked meat and cocktails by the bucket – take a lunchtime trip to New England at The Maine. Its business lunch is served from 12 PM to 4 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: The Maine clam chowder, steak tartare and the Bloody Mary.
Good to know: The business lunch offers 3 courses and a glass of house wine for 105 dirhams.
Serving French bistronomy, Molecule's fare is testimony to its kitchen's expertise. Plating up one masterpiece after the next, it does all this while keeping its prices affordable. Ideal for a lunch meeting over a martini or a catch up with your colleague over tapas, Molecule's atmosphere is comfortingly casual yet sophisticated. Its lunch menu features indulgent salads, light meat and seafood mains and scrumptious desserts. Molecule's business lunch runs from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Aubergine, charcoal-baked chicken and the Phonecian cheesecake.
Good to know: The business lunch offers 2 courses for 85 dirhams or 3 courses for 99 dirhams.
Add 25 dirhams to your bill for a house beer or glass of wine.
The brainchild of celebrity British chef, Simon Rimmer, The Scene is a gastropub inspired by your grandmother's living room. Decorated with patchwork sofas, distressed furniture and nostalgic British knick knacks – it stands out amidst the marina's swish bars and nightclubs. Opt for the Express Lunch if you're in a hurry or luxuriate over two courses if you've got more time. The Scene's business lunch runs from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Coronation chicken bap, mussels and the braised beef cheek.
Good to know: The Scene's Express Lunch deal is a sandwich with a choice of soup, salad or fries for 49 dirhams. Its Business Lunch deal is two courses for 75 dirhams.
Every bite at Basta oozes with la dolce vita. Combining Italian enthusiasm with only the finest ingredients, a spoonful of love is part of every recipe in Basta's kitchen. If a bowl of fresh pasta or piping hot wood-fired pizza is too much to handle at lunchtime, choose from its lighter options – raw and warm antipasti, tantalizing sandwiches or grilled meat and seafood. Basta's business lunch is served from 12 PM to 4 PM. Chase a late lunch with an aperetivo deal at 5 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Chef's selection platter, artisanal pasta and the steak sandwich.
Good to know: The business lunch offers 2 courses for 79 dirhams or 3 courses for 99 dirhams.
A regular haunt for Media City's worker bees, grab a sun-kissed business lunch on Qwerty's terrace. One of the most popular lunchtime nooks in the neighborhood, it's a great place to catch up with familiar faces. Featuring a range of fresh salads and belly-busting mains – it includes an afternoon tea or coffee pick-me-up. Qwerty's business lunch runs from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Buttermilk chicken burger, Singaporean noods and choco sphere.
Good to know: The business lunch offers 2 courses for 90 dirhams or 3 courses for 100 dirhams.
Home of artisanal Peruvian cuisine, travel across Latin America in 60 minutes with Coya's business lunch. Weaving Japanese and Chinese flavors into some of its dishes – it's a dining destination for all discerning gourmands. Coya's business lunch is a set menu that can be sampled from 12.30 PM to 3.30 PM. It features a versatile selection of seafood, meat and vibrant salads.
MenuPages.com recommends: Nikkei salmon, wagyu shortrib and Chilean sea bass.
Good to know: The business lunch offers three dishes from a set lunch menu for 130 dirhams.
Add a splash of color to your gloomy work day at K'noon. One of Business Bay's growing collection of homegrown eateries, K'noon dishes out heartwarming Lebanese staples with a side of shisha. Its vibrant interiors are a sight for sore eyes and promise to do a better job at perking you up than a midday espresso. K'noon serves its business lunch from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Falafel salad, mixed grill and the signature hummus.
Good to know: K'noon's business lunch offers three courses for 45 dirhams, additional 20 dirhams for shisha. Upgrade to its premium business lunch for 69 dirhams, additional 20 dirhams for shisha.
A cocktail of French and Andalusian culture, Bertin is a culinary voyage through its founder's adventures. A humble introduction to French cuisine, it's a cozy spot to snuggle down with a fresh pain perdu and a newspaper. Bertin serves its business lunch from 12 PM to 3 PM.
MenuPages.com recommends: Pain perdu, tuna avocado rillette, salmon in a salt-herb crust.
Good to know: Bertin's business lunch offers a salad, a main course and a drink for 59 dirhams.