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OKKU Dubai

One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 501 8777
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“black cod” (71 reviews)
“sushi” (111 reviews)
“duck salad” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
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11 - 20 of 794 reviews

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Okku is one of my favourite restaurants. Been here many times. They usd to gave a great business lunch . Unfortunately they have scrapped it. The potion of black cod for dhs200+ has become much smaller. But still delicious. Good sushi. Salmon sashimi potion comes...More

Thank tash440
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Attending the Friday brunch with friends, we were treated to welcome drinks and a seafood appetiser before being seated. Our waitress was wonderful and went to great lengths to make us feel welcome and attended to. The food choices are vast, with options for people...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Let’s just start with walking inside the venue. I liked it a lot, felt very modern and avant garde. Glowing jellyfishes in an aquarium was pretty cool. We had an amazing server who was pretty laid back, making jokes and telling us his own preferences....More

1  Thank Saurah-B
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Saurah-B, We love reading experiences like this. Evermore thank you for your World Class 5 Star review on TripAdvisor. Our chefs and entire team are all spectacular human beings. They create and recreate the very tools which we use to consistently satisfy and satiate...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My parents are in town for vacation so wanted to make them try Japanese food and dubai fine dining scene and we were not disappointed. We began with great cocktails served by Patrick at the bar. Amazing attitude and very helpful. Dinner was great too,...More

1  Thank DohaF
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear DohaF, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience here with us on TripAdvisor. Both Patrick and Ranjith are characters on their own and we as OKKU are evermore pleased to have them part of our family. They are great...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

OKKU just as the name it makes you wonder what is all the fuss about.If you don't try it it's not worth commenting and discussing it . Absolutely awesome place with lively atmosphere and top food . This is a sort of place in Dubai...More

Thank markustchalu_16
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear markustchalu_16, Thank you so much for this thorough and comprehensive review. We really appreciate the 5 stars which you have awarded us with. Something for everyone. We’re happy that your OKKU visit was in tune with your desires and evermore proud to have delivered....More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Was surprised when we saw this in Food & Drink festival, as i had loved a meal there. As my kids love Japanese thought we should give them a shot. Hostesses were attentive and smart and service was great as always. Food was based on...More

1  Thank Bobby K
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Bobby K, Thank you very much for this fabulous review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had a pleasant evening, highlighting in particular our staff, service and food. It was a privilege having you and your family join us. Happy guests are our...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

i enjoyed my time there, amazing hotel & staff. thanks all of you, h hotel has good location, good to syat hereMore

Thank incaspbl
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear incaspbl, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the H-Hotel and we do appreciate your thoughtful comments regarding the service provided by OKKU Restaurant during your visit. It was a pleasure having you as...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you have a chance to participate in Dubai Restaurant Week offer - do try it out, it's a fabulous way to try out all of the venues you were debating for your next social outing. This little gem was recommended by my employee and...More

1  Thank Kristina K
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Kristina K, Thank you so much for the 5 star review and we truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us here on TripAdvisor. We invite you to come and enjoy our a la carte menu for an even bigger,...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Service and food was absolutely great. Also the bar. We at a menu of abt 13-15 steps and each of them was really good. Fish, beef, desserts, etc.More

1  Thank Martin A
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear Martin A, Thank you so much for this thorough and comprehensive review. We really appreciate the 5 stars which you have awarded us with. We love reading experiences like this, it is a testament to our entire team's hard work and they are eternally...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Brilliant service, food was amazing, cocktail barman's knowledge best I have seen. Overall a wonderful late night experience walking in off the street and finding this place by accident. Highly recommended.More

1  Thank JohnnieMac1410
OKKUGM, General Manager at OKKU Dubai, responded to this review

Dear JohnnieMac1410, Thank you very much for your amazing 5 stars review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear we made your experience memorable. It's all about ambiance, presentation and personality of our staff that makes us OKKU. If our guests enjoy their experience enough...More

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716irmakp
Is the smoking area too bad? We are planning to go to brunch tomorrow but a table in smoking area is all they have left with. And we are nonsmokers.
27 October 2016|
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Response from Ka W | Reviewed this property |
Isn't ideal for families since in the bar area you have about 8 stools and a big u shaped sofa. I don't smoke either but I don't remember smelling smoke as I came in. The bar area is bit open, I mean when people walk is the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$100 - US$200
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 02:00
Monday
19:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 02:00
Thursday
19:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:30 - 18:00
20:00 - 02:00
Saturday
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 501 8777
  • E-mail
Description
Introducing a New Style of contemporary Japanese cuisine to the Middle East dining scene catering to the discerning fish and meat lovers, as well as vegetarians alike.

For the first time, "cutting" edge service, style, and design are combined with a see-and-be-seen atmosphere that is set to revolutionize the Dubai restaurant scene and elevate it to a whole new level.

Okku has scanned the globe, to put together one of the hottest management and kitchen teams in the industry, who have all relocated to Dubai to set a new standard in modern Japanese cuisine.