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Dunes Cafe at The Shangri-La Hotel

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Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 405 2703
09:00 - 19:00
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

“Lobsterlicious” All you can eat lobster on Thursday dinner. This is best place for lobster lover. You can eat unlimited lobsters in various cooking style; Lobster Thermidor, Grill Lobster, Cold Cut Lobster, Fried Rice Lobster, Curry Lobster with coconut milk, etc. Not only delicious lobster, they also have a very good Japanese sushi sashimi, oyster, steak and Indian foods as... More 

Thank Book B
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Like always when you enter a Shangri-La restaurant you come home ! Some of the best food from all around the world at hand! As a golden circle member you can use your GOLDEN CIRCLE POINTS to get a free diner. When you're loyal at Shangri-La, Shangri-La is loyal to you ! Wouldn't go to any other place ! Just... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had the crab at the Dunes Restaurant and it was very good. There were three choices. The chef cooked up all three for us to try. The staff were amazing, they gave us 5 star care.

Thank Kathleenwilltravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

All you can eat buffet was nice, a good selection and presentation over all. Lovely friendly waiters and hotel staff. Added bonus was the live background Jazz music. Was not very busy and would be a good place for business dinners.

Thank missanywhere
Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We made last minute dates with my husband and managed to arrive at the same time in valet parking. We were really hungry and Cafe offered suberb variety for us at the kind of buffet lunch. The setting was stylish and relaxed. Service was excellent. For a fish lover, I found nice not so common new salads and veggies, sushi... More 

Thank Marianne C
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208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lobsterlicious night at Dunes Shangri La Dubai, is as the name suggests a lobster fest. Bisque, grilled, Thermidor, hot cold...you name it, they can do it. An excellent offering currently served in one of the ballrooms while the lobby is being renovated. Fixed price buffet menu, with many other options available if anyone in your party isn't partial to lobster!

Thank ilrich
Yarm, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent choice from the business lunch & a la carte menu. Great service with helpful staff. Good choice of freshly prepared & appetising food & good value given the poor exchange rate at the moment

Thank Winstoncat1
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Took the Friday mega-brunch at Dunes; And wow, what an experience. At first I thought it was not that the selection was not that wide -but after checking the selections and how well everything was presented it was very comprehensive. we took the free flowing bubbles menu (champagne through out the menu). It was a good choice specially when I... More 

Thank Kajzen
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Shangri-La in Dubai our package includes a breakfast at the Dunes Cafe and tonight we opted to try their Butchers Block themed night. Both during the day and at night the variety on offer is amazing. There really is something for everyone. Breakfast: The service so far has been fairly attentive with coffee and tea being served... More 

Thank Spink1986
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

It's a great buffet and there are it so many food live cooking. The pepper carb was amazing.. Desert buffet was looking wonderful but the very slowly service from the staff....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 405 2703

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