5 top 24-hour restaurants in Dubai
Wild West omelette at 3am? Barbecue bacon burger at 4am? Banana split to send you off to sleep? Head to this American diner hungry – it serves the full menu 24 hours a day.
Where: Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Times Square Center (Other location: Al Rigga)
Contact: +971 4 321 2100
Pancakes upon pancakes – including an all-you-can-eat option, if you’re up to the challenge. No sweet tooth? Head down for fried breakfasts, eggs Benedict, omelettes, sarnies or burgers.
Where: Bahar, The Walk, JBR
Contact: +971 4 419 0039
Cheese? Chicken? Paneer? Mixed veg? The choice is yours 24 hours a day at the Al Barsha branch of this popular Indian chain, which is named after its most famous snack. Wraps, salads, kebabs and curries are also on the menu, if you’re so inclined.
Where: Flora Hotel, Al Barsha
Contact: +971 4 376 5666
Zaatar w zeit
Sometimes you just need cheese fries at 5am. Or a garlicky chicken wrap. Or a skillet of fried eggs. Or one of ZwZ’s new ‘booms’, which feature chicken, beef or even vegan patties baked into fresh pockets of bread. Sold.
Where: Various locations, including Barsha Heights
Contact: 600 522 231
Embrace the reviving properties of a 2am hotdog manakish (don’t knock it) or a satisfying bowl of meat fatteh. Sure, you’re normally a shawarma guy, but it’s time to branch out.
Where: Jumeirah Tower Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (Other location: Dubai Marina)
Contact: +971 4 526 0624