Dubai, opens the way to a new gastronomic meeting point…
On our radar, thanks to the recent influx of restaurant, cafe and bar openings, Dubai Hills is also home to a record-breaking indoor roller coaster, an extensive golf course, dubai hills mall, and an incredible outdoor park.
Dubbed “the new DIFC”, Dubai Hills Business Park is becoming a popular place to visit thanks to some of the best new restaurant openings in the city. Whether you live in Dubai Hills or have to travel to get there, trust us when we say it’s worth the trip.
From neighborhood pubs to excellent Michelin-starred restaurants, here are the places to eat and drink in Dubai Hills Business Park:
Last month, Michelin star Avatara said goodbye to her spot at the voco hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road and is now welcoming diners in a beautiful new dining room at Dubai Hills Business Park. Avatara is the first and only all-vegetarian dining experience in Dubai, offering soulful Indian cuisine inspired by simple, seasonal ingredients, focusing on pure, clean and natural products. The 16-course tasting menu is served in two sittings per evening, at 6pm and 9pm, as well as Sunday lunch.
Avatara, Dubai Hills Business Park 1. Every day, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 495 dirhams per person. avatara.ae
From St. Petersburg, the award-winning DUO has officially landed in the desert. DUO is known for its reasonable prices, quality ingredients, delicious signature cocktails, and a lively atmosphere. The menu combines modern European cuisine with a light Asian touch. Chef Dmitry Blinov brings his 40 best dishes from DUO Restaurants from Band to the Dubai Hills outpost include tuna ceviche (Dh65), broccoli pâté (Dh35) and oxtail pie with taleggio (Dh75).
Duo Gastrobar, Dubai Hills Business Park 4, Dubai. Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., weekends from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. @duo.uae
Japanese Kushiyaki Reif
Four years since opening Reif Japanese Kushiyaki in Dar Wasl, chef Reif has added a second restaurant to his portfolio. The second Japanese Kushiyaki Reif, located in Dubai Hills Business Park, is an adult version of the first. Homegrown Kushiyaki Reif Japanese Restaurant, with seating for 118, offers a more extensive menu than the original Dar Wasl restaurant, maintaining Reif’s unique culinary approach. Snail takoyaki, otoro with steamed Wagyu satsuma bread and black cod ramen are among the signature dishes, with prices ranging from Dh78 to Dh220. The decor also differs from the flagship restaurant with an open-plan kitchen, high-top tables, lounge bar and a private dining room for 12 people. Another big difference between Dar Wasl and Dubai Hills is that the latter is licensed, meaning the first area of the restaurant is dedicated to a bar, serving a variety of Japanese cocktails with fun names, along with all the usual wines and beers. .
Reif Japanese Kushiyaki, Dubai Hills Business Park, Building 3, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 00:00 am daily. Telephone: (0)4 255 5142, reifkushiyaki.com
How Lee Kow
If you are looking for an informal restaurant to meet up with friends or enjoy quality food with those closest to you, the unconventional Korean barbecue, How Lee Kow It’s worth a trip. When venturing into a new cuisine, chef Reif Othman was inspired by his years of travel and his love of Korean barbecue. Located at Dubai Hills Business Park 4, the restaurant is cozy and minimalist with fun nods to Korean culture including traditional masks, clothing and decorative fans. There’s also a stylish (licensed) bar serving thirst-quenching cocktails that will have you saying how kow reads. As for food, for starters we recommend the Jeju scallops (Dh96), Reif fried chicken (Dh48) and corn croquettes (Dh46). Next, the grilled ori gogi (Dhs168) is a spectacular dish with Irish duck breast served in an unconventional Korean barbecue style.
Hoe Lee Kow, Dubai Hills Business Park, Building 4, Dubai. From 6 to 11 p.m. from Monday to Friday, from 12 to 24 p.m. from Saturday to Sunday. Telephone: (0)4 255 5142. @hlkbyreif
TERO by Reif
For those looking for a very special dining experience… A new licensed version of Reif’s beloved Japanese Kushiyaki recently opened at Dubai Hills Business Park, and with it, Reif Othman’s acclaimed 12-seater restaurant. chef’s table, Tero. Diners will enter through the back of the house, before beginning their immersive dining experience with drinks and snacks to start in the lounge, followed by a front-row seat at the chef’s culinary station. Tero’s monthly changing surprise tasting menu experience can be booked for groups or singles from Wednesday to Saturday. There are two seatings available at 6pm and 9:30pm, with eight courses priced at Dh888 and 12 courses at Dh1,212.
Tero by Reif, Dubai Hills Business Park, Building 3, Dubai. Wednesday to Sunday, 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. From AED888. @terobyreif
The tap house
Popular gastropub in the Palm Jumeirah neighborhood The tap house opened its third outpost at Dubai Hills Business Park earlier this year. Like its counterparts at Club Vista Mare and Souk Al Bahar, The Tap House at Dubai Hills offers the same range of top deals, so expect live entertainment and weekly promotions, including the popular Nan’s British Roast, as well as all the action sporty. The pub offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere with one of the largest selections of drinks on tap in the city along with delicious European and Asian cuisine. If staying for lunch, guests can expect a wide variety of their favorite pub grub, including fish and chips IPA, steak and shepherd’s pie Stout or, for discerning palates, Norwegian salmon or peppercorn beef black sautéed in the wok.
joe and the juice
Whether you’re meeting a friend or looking to work, Joe & the Juice in Dubai Hills is the perfect place. And of course, you won’t go hungry. From light grab-and-go snacks to healthy juices, the renowned Danish café has everything you need. In addition to coffees and smoothies, there are 14 juices to choose from, including global favorites, Joe’s Green Mile made with broccoli, spinach, avocado, lemon and apple, Go Doctor absent made with carrot, ginger, apple and much more. For snacks, Joe & The Juice serves salad bowls, breakfast bowls, and sandwiches including spicy tuna and Joe’s Club – an exclusive delight of chicken, avocado and vegan pesto. Vegans try the green bowl and avocado sandwich.
Joe & the Juice, Dubai Hills Business Park. Every day, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Telephone:(0)4 222 1442. @joeandthejuiceuae
Founded by Michelin-winning French chef Michel Sarran, Croq’Michel is a restaurant concept dedicated to the beloved French sandwich. Guests will be able to discover the Croq Paris, the standard variation of the croque monsieur, with veal Ham, Emmental cheese, dried tomatoes and bechamel sauce. Or for those with a taste for adventure, the Croq Bali, with shrimp, coconut cream, ginger, lemongrass, Philadelphia cheese, cilantro, emmental cheese and a splash of sate sauce.
Croq Michel, Dubai Hills Business Park 3. Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Telephone:(0)58 100 1038. @croqmiheldxb
Dubai’s beloved local pizzeria, Pitfire Pizza, will soon open a new dine-in branch (with license) in Dubai Hills Business Park. What to ask for? Try their classic cousin pepperoni with spicy honey and a non-negotiable garnish of garlic knots.
Pitfire Pizza, Dubai Hills Business Park, Dubai. Next opening. @pitfirepizzabakers
From the fine dining experts behind high-end Chinese restaurant SHI comes Moli by SHI. Moli by SHI, opening in the Dubai Hills Business Park this winter, will have the same focus on elevated Chinese cuisine as the blue waters main restaurant as well as an exquisite brunch on weekends.
Moli by SHI, Dubai Hills Business Park. Coming soon. @molidubai
Tania’s tea house
Anyone want a cup of tea-quila? Beloved Tania Tea House, the pretty pink cafe on Jumeirah Beach Road, is moving to a new location with a completely new look and an alcohol license. That’s right, if choosing from the plethora of teas and coffees made you scratch your head, you’ll now have boozy sip options to choose from on the menu. Opening in September, Tania’s will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a revamped menu, three event spaces and an enhanced on-site dining experience.
Tania’s, Dubai Hills Business Park. Coming soon. @taniasteahouse