Dubai Travel Guide

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Bayt al Wakeel

  • 34th St., Bur Dubai Map It
  • The South Bank
  • Lebanese

Published 04/19/2017

Fodor's Review

The food isn't amazing, the service is nothing to write home about, but this is one of the most photo-worthy restaurants in the city of Dubai, and it won't cost you a fortune to sit and watch for awhile. Bayt al Wakeel is a heritage building, and their terrace leans over the water at the perfect position to watch the vibrant procession of abras between the souqs and creaking dhows on their way down to the customs yards. Order mint tea and a plate of mixed sambousek and refuel while you figure out which abra you need to catch to get yourself across the creek to the spice souq. If you have time, pop up to the rooftop to catch a front view over the creek mouth, and backward over the buildings of old Dubai. No alcohol served.

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Textile souq, 34th St., Bur Dubai, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Published 04/19/2017


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