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Al Bandar

Al Shindagha Heritage Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 393 9001
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good61%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“hummus” (4 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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All hours
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal
$$ - $$$
Al Shindagha Heritage Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Neighbourhood: The Creek
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Nice place to have a sit on the river side and enjoy the city view. Stopped for Sisha smoking and tried Apple Sisha which was ok,not that good to mention. Staff are well-behaved and helpful.

Thank wizzybizzy
Reviewed 20 August 2016

One of My Favorite Seafood Restaurant In Dubai.. Beautiful location and Friendly staff and Manager. Nice food in the winter you can get fresh fish in Al Bandar

Thank Rafi M
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We were looking forward to a nice dinner with some friends visiting Dubai for the first time but have been disappointed big times. The location has a lot to offer and always used to be a secret, but unfortunately times have passed. The first impression...More

Thank Gille14
Reviewed 31 March 2016

When staying in Dubai i must of dined here at least three times! This is my favourite place to eat along side the creek which is next to the entrance of the Heritage Village. The service was friendly and on form and the food is...More

Thank Lisa U
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have eaten here a number of times over the last few years and always found it good. It's a great place to sit in the evening and look over the river watching the boats passing. This year the food was still good, however it...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We went there while waiting for the heritage village to open.. Only had tea and coffee so cant comment much on the food. Remember the hot beverages come in pots so if you are used to having just one cup of coffee or tea I...More

Thank Manasie
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Food was good and topped off with a lovely Rose flavoured shisha. Can get very busy late on but there are very similar restuarants in that area. The food was good, came very quickly so service was excellent. Typical Arabic food served - pretty good....More

Thank Rak G
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Pros - 1. Ambeince - typical arabic 2. Sheesha (one of best in town) 3. Good food - salads and drinks were great Cons - 1. Staff could be slow to respond 2. No hot breads.

Thank Pahwa13
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I have NEVER been forced to eat a meal completely surrounded by shisha smokers and it is vile. I was sick from it. There is no point in asking for a table away from it. They fill table all around you with smokers. Forget any...More

1  Thank MasafiOne
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Super food and service. Must visit and enjoy it....These restaurants alongside the creek have the best view for a chilled evening and local feel surrounded by wind tower like structures. Must see for first time Dubai visitors!

Thank Anand A
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Shindagha Heritage Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 393 9001
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