Breakfast is often described as the most important meal, but there’s no denying the power of a decent lunch to help get you through the working day.
Fortunately, many restaurants in Dubai make the job easier by offering a business lunch menu. There’s something for everyone, from the time-starved office worker to those seeking a more relaxed setting to meet with clients.
Here are some of the best business lunch deals in Dubai.
This Japanese hotspot inside DoubleTree by Hilton offers a Thursday business lunch deal for Dhs99. The price includes a three-course meal, with a variety of dishes to choose from including salmon teriyaki, veal brisket, and sushi nigiri, as well as a cup of sake. There’s also two-for-one cocktails and selected house beverages until 6pm.
Ramusake, DoubleTree by Hilton, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Thursdays from 1pm. Tel: (04) 559 5300. ramusake.ae
Qwerty, Media City
A favourite among the Media City office dwellers, Qwerty has a two-course business lunch menu for Dhs79, or three courses including dessert for Dhs89.
Qwerty, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, Sunday to Thursday from 12pm to 3pm. Tel: (04) 427 1000. mediaonehotel.com
My Square, Business Bay
For a casual business lunch, head to this all-day dining spot in the DoubleTree by Hilton, where three courses are on offer for Dhs75. There’s a range of cuisines available from the live cooking stations, including western, Asian and Arabic dishes.
My Square, DoubleTree by Hilton, Business Bay, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 4pm. Tel: (04) 551 1544. doubletree3.hilton.com
This market-inspired eatery has a three-course business lunch for Dhs130, with soup of the day and a choice of starters and mains, including favourites like catch of the day, butter chicken with naan, and chicken katsu curry.
Bazxar, Gate precinct building 4, DIFC, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 3pm. Tel: (04) 355 1111. bazxar.com
Bussola, Dubai Marina
Soak up the sea views over a speedy lunch at this Italian restaurant, with two courses available for Dhs130 and a menu that changes daily.
Bussola, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 2.45pm. Tel: (04) 511 7139. bussoladubai.com
Ostro, Barsha Heights
This Mediterranean restaurant in the DusitD2 Kenz hotel has a set menu combination offer of either a healthy appetizer and main course or main course and dessert for Dhs70.
Ostro, DusitD2 Kenz Hotel, Barsha Heights, Sunday to Thursday 12.30pm to 3pm. Tel: (04) 567 2246. dusit.com
The Maine, JBR
Head to this stylish brasserie in the DoubleTree by Hilton for a ‘prix fixe’ lunch consisting of three courses and a glass of wine for Dhs99.
The Maine, DoubleTree by Hilton, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 4pm. Tel: (04) 457 6719. themaine.ae
This fine-dining Mexican restaurant offers a rapido three-course lunch for Dhs130, with a selection of modern Mexican dishes on offer. Add on churros and coffee for Dhs35, or a glass of house white or red for Dhs35.
Peyote, Gate Village 02, DIFC, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 3.30pm. Tel: (04) 521 6300. peyoterestaurant.com/dubai