Top 5 Restaurants for Doing Business in Dubai 2023

Choosing where to eat in a informal meeting for business is not a decision to be taken lightly, especially in a city jam-packed with restaurants. We want you to be able to select the best restaurants in Dubai that suit your preferences and your objectives.

Whatever you prefer, Italian or Thai, steak or seafood, we want you to eat out and have an absolutely amazing time doing business!

1. Coya

Perhaps COYA Restaurant is the most well-known Dubai haunt for excellent Latin American cuisine, one never leaves COYA feeling anything but satisfied. Continually delighting diners with its perfect Peruvian plates and buzzy atmosphere, dishes come influenced by Spain, Japan and China, bursting with exciting flavour combinations and interesting textures. While it’s likely to set you back a fair few dirhams, the service is as flawless as the food you will not regret it and your future business partner also.

2. Amazónico

If you are searching for late hour informal business meeting, Amazónico is one of the most popular hangouts for dinner and drinks. Think an eclectic menu of Latin American-inspired small plates, sushi, seafood and grills, all washed down with a creative mixed drinks selection. For sure you will success with any negotiation.

3. Bull & Bear

If you are searching for something more classic or simply a high standing restaurant this is your place. Inspired by the original steakhouse of the same name in New York’s now-closed Waldorf Astoria hotel, Bull & Bear is a sophisticated place for fantastic food and spot-on service. Boasting a menu of playful takes on American favourites – its black onyx beef steaks are some of the best in town – a grown-up crowd, carefully curated mixed drinks and regular live jazz nights are the makings for a perfect Dubai evening.

4. Al-Safadi

If you are thinking in something more informal during the day, we highly recommend the Lebanese cousine from Al-Safadi. Serving up simple yet flavoursome Lebanese food since 2000, Al Safadi is rightly popular for its hearty fare and al fresco patio. Punters pour in to the Al Safa branch all nights of the week to indulge in a feast of meaty grills, piles of freshly chopped tabbouleh and crisp falafel, while breakfast is also worth scooting down for – from falafel to a lavish cheese majouka. Don’t leave without sampling one of its famous juices.

5. Mama’esh

This is our secret and maybe it will be only for a meeting with yourself or someone that give you the peace that you after a hard day. Mama’esh celebrates the fragrant flavours of Palestine through homely street food and some of the best Middle Eastern bakes in town, Mama’esh is a friendly neighbourhood joint we find ourselves returning to time and time again. It’s super cute and super chilled. Not only do chefs bake with only organic flour (you have to taste the mana’esh to believe it), they make it their mission to seek out the highest quality ingredients while keeping prices low. Not all heroes wear capes.


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