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Best Business Lunches In Dubai

There’s a reason business lunches are so prevalent in Dubai. Your weekday lunch doesn’t have to be a soggy sandwich at your desk because top-notch restaurant meals are cheap and quick. From boxed lunches to 3-course French meals, here are some of the best business lunch deals in Dubai.

Top Places For An Amazing Business Lunch Experience

Akiba Dori

This modern Japanese restaurant also serves excellent Tokyo Neapolitan pizza. They have a great lunch menu. For 89 Dhs, it includes burrata salad, fries, pizza and soft drinks. The only thing you would need to choose is what pizza toppings to use.

Dhs89. Daily from 12 PM to 5 PM. d3, Ras Al Khor street.


If you’re looking for lunch, Batchig at the Millennium Place Mirdif Hotel offers summer lunch specials, available from 12:30 to 4:00 PM, great value. Priced at Dhs 95, you can choose between cold and hot mezze, main course and dessert.

Dhs95, Mon-Fri 12:30pm-4pm, Millennium Place Mirdif.


This Italian restaurant in Dubai’s Business Bay boasts authentic cuisine. Basta’s business lunch offer! A 3-course Italian meal including appetizer, main course and dessert for 135 Dhs.

Dhs 130. 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday. St. Regis, Dubai Downtown, Business Bay.


This fabulous Amazon-style restaurant – Time Out Dubai’s Best Latin American Restaurants 2021 – offers the best prices for business lunches. The Dhs 125 course will be a three-course menu, and for Dhs 148, it will be a four-course menu. Dishes include Ensalada de Sandia, Picanha Tartare, Anticuchos, Nikkei Marinated Chicken, Rubina Nikkei, Sea Bass, Estofa, Pollo Asado, Baklava and Mocha.

For lighter, healthier options, they have also introduced a new sushi lunch menu, Japanicoco, with tiradito, maki and nigiri options.

Dhs125 (three courses). Dhs148 (four courses). Mon-Fri noon-3pm. Gate Village 11, DIFC.

Beef Bistro

Get a Dhs99 set menu at this meat joint in Garhood. The meal includes a salad for an appetizer, a beef burger or beef bourguignon for a main, and three desserts.

Dhs99. Daily from 12:30pm to 4:00pm. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud.


This chic spot offers stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and an excellent business lunch menu. Dishes include pickled sea bass, saffron, bone marrow, veal juice risotto, poached salmon in brown butter, sage, toasted almonds, mashed potatoes, turkey, mushrooms, artichokes, olives and parmesan pizza. There is also a plumeria tart for dessert. Three daily courses change weekly to reflect different regions of Italy.

Dhs135. Mon-Fri 12pm-4pm. Grand Millennium Hotel, Business Bay.


Don’t eat at your desk and go for two courses and soft drinks for Dhs 75 or 3 courses with soft beverages for Dhs 95.

Dhs75 (2 courses with soft drinks), Dhs95 (3 courses with soft drinks). 12:30 PM to 3:30 AM Monday to Friday.

Bla Bla

Bla Bla’s isn’t just for pool days and ladies’ nights. This lively party spot in JBR also offers average weekday lunch specials. A 2-course Italian and Japanese cuisine menu are served Monday through Friday from noon to 3 PM. Highlights include arancini, artichoke tortellini, maki rolls, porcini risotto, Caesar salad, and pan-fried salmon. This offer also provides water and tea or coffee.

Dhs99 (two courses). Mon-Fri noon-2.30pm. The Beach, JBR.

Café Belge

Take a lunch break and head to this Belgian restaurant. Two courses and a hot drink are served at Dhs 135, or three courses at Dhs 155.

Dhs135 (2 courses), Dhs155 (3 courses) per person. Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC.

Cafe Isan

With two branches in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, this ultra-cool street food joint serves a 3-course business lunch at Dhs 89 Monday-Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 PM. Try Thai dishes such as satay, papaya salad, dim sum, tom yum soup, pad thai, curries, mango and sticky rice.

Dhs89. Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm. Armada Blue Bay Hotel (licensed), Cluster B (unlicensed), and Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

Cé La Vi

Have lunch at Cé La Vi and enjoy the stunning view and their 3-course meal of burrata salad, black truffle risotto and sushi rice.

Dhs140, Mon-Fri, 12pm-3pm. Address sky view, downtown Dubai.


America’s most famous diner not only has multiple locations in the United Arab Emirates but only at Dhs49 offers two-course business lunches. With as much food as locally available, this lunch will leave you completely satisfied and ready to start your workday. Don’t miss it.

Dhs59, Mon-Fri 12pm-5pm. Denny’s, all stores.

DRVN by Porsche

Enjoy a quick business lunch at this automotive-themed restaurant in Bluewaters. Pizza, main dessert, coffee and drinks are served at Dhs 119 Monday to Thursday from 12:00 to 17:00.

Bluewater Island. Dhs119 per adult. Children under 10 get one free when you buy a main course. Mon-Thu 12 PM-4 PM.

Eat & Meat

Are you looking for a quick business lunch along Sheikh Zayed Road? Eat & Meet’s ‘Express Buffet’ offers seasonal salads, a choice of main courses (and plenty of meat) and desserts. Fullness.

Dhs99 (salad, main course, dessert), Dhs125 (soft drink). 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM Monday-Friday. H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road.

February 30

Get ready for a fun and lively business lunch at the Trendy Beach Club on February 30

Choose from avocado tempura, Greek salad, veal scallops, or seared salmon for lunch. You also have a choice of entrees such as Sea Bass, Lamb Chops, Penne, Tomatoes, and Grilled His Chicken. It also comes with dessert.

Dhs145, 12 PM-3 PM, West Beach Palm Jumeirah.


Enjoy your 3-course business lunch with a colleague at this chocolate brand cafe in Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. At Dhs 225, you can enjoy the main course of salad, juicy beef fillet, sea bass or chicken skewers. Then you can select your favourite dessert from the delicious Godiva specialities on display.

Dhs225 per person. Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR.


This super cool Asian restaurant offers a menu for sophisticated business lunches at DIFC in Dubai. For Dhs90, there are two courses, and for Dhs120, there are three courses.

Dishes include spicy squid salad, fried kaiser roll, summer veggie roll, sticky chicken rice, beef pho, banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) with taro chips and pho or grapefruit salad.

Dhs90 (two courses), Dhs120 (three courses). Mon-Fri noon-4pm. DIFC.

Jazz@Pizza Express

Try lunch at this lively restaurant. Enjoy a jam session to tunes played at the venue and occasional live music. Known as a spot for after-work drinks, there’s no excuse not to stop by for some great lunch specials. Enjoy the best pizza in town in stunning surroundings at Dhs 49.

Dhs49 (Classic Pizza, Salad or Pasta with Soft Drink), Dhs59 (Classic Pizza, Salad or Pasta with Starter and Soft Drink), Dhs69 (Classic Pizza, Salad or Pasta with Starter and Soft Drink) drinks and desserts). Mon-Fri 12pm-4pm. Jazz@Pizza Express, JLT Cluster A.

La Cantine du Faubourg

This chic French restaurant serves a business lunch with two courses. You can also add a glass of grapes for Dhs40 and a dessert for Dhs20. Dishes on the menu include appetizers of tomato carpaccio, kale salad, beef carpaccio or cod fritters, mains of grilled lamb chops, seared sea bream, cauliflower risotto or bavette, and desserts of white chocolate and walnut brownies or fruit salad. It includes the best business lunch deals in Dubai. Come here if taking a lunch break from work or want to try one of Dubai’s best French restaurants for a great deal.

Dhs 110. Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road.

La Casa del Tango

This lively spot at DIFC serves business lunches for 120 Dhs on weekdays. Enjoy a Buenos Aires-inspired 2-course rotating menu that includes appetizers and main courses. Dishes include empanadas, eggplant salad, ribs, and steak.

Dhs89 (two courses), Dhs99 (three courses). Mon-Fri 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

99 Sushi

How about a 9-course lunch? Try carefully selected hand-made nigiri and skirt steak for the main course. Head to 99 Sushi for a filling business lunch.

Dhs169, Mon-Fri 12 PM-3:30 PM, Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai.

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Located in DIFC, this chic and cool restaurant offers a business lunch with appetizer, main course and dessert for 125 Dhs. More hearty fans? For the same price, you can choose two appetizers and one main course. Eggplant mozzarella cheese, basil mille-feuille, salmon tataki, dumplings, chicken Milanese, spaghetti, and dessert.

Dhs129 (three courses). Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm. Gate Village 11, DIFC.

BB Social Dining

For lunch, 4 B’s behind BB Social Dining offer low rates. You can buy a bao for 30 Dhs, an appetizer for 40 Dhs, a bowl for 40 Dhs and a grilled dish for 50 Dhs.

Prices vary. 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Monday to Friday. Gate Village 8, DIFC.


Enjoy 3-course Italian Mediterranean cuisine at this women’s only restaurant on Bay. Dishes include arugula salad, feta al Forno, Margherita pizza, feta-crusted sea bass, fried chicken, and tiramisu.

12 PM-3 PM. SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences Dubai, Mon-Thu 12 PM-3 PM. Business Bay.

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