Sarah Garden17 May 2015 AT 01:10 PM

16 Dubai restaurants open during the day

Daytime dining during June and July
Sarah Garden17 May 2015 AT 01:10 PM
Perry & Blackwelders
Perry & Blackwelders
Dhow & Anchor
Dhow & Anchor
Dhow & Anchor
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Dhow & Anchor

Lots of places are shutting their doors during daylight hours this month. But if you’re not fasting, there are still lots of places where you can grab a bite respectfully, without disturbing those who are observing Ramadan. Here’s our ShortList of restaurants and cafes open before sundown.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

E.T. Sushi
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm and 7pm to 11.30pm
This casual Japanese restaurant is serving small plates of sushi, sashimi and tempura during lunch and dinner. Grab a seat at the ever-popular conveyor belt in The Boulevard.
Contact: 04 319 8088, Website

Alta Badia
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm
Located on the 50th floor of Jumeirah Emirates Twoers, this elegant outlet serves authentic Italian dishes with a modern twist. Expect pizzas and pastas aplenty.
Contact: 04 319 8088, Website

Meydan Hotel

Opening hours: 6.30am to 11.30am and 12pm to 3pm
Farriers calls itself an “all day dining restaurant” and living up to its name, it’s open all day. The cooking stations will feature their usual range of world cuisine.
Contact: 04 381 3111, Website

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dhow & Anchor
Opening hours: 12pm to 1am
With enviable views of the Burj Al Arab, this award-winning gastro pub offers a contemporary take on good old British favourites.
Contact: 04 366 5866, Website

La Veranda
Opening hours: 11am to 10.30pm Sat to Wed, and 11am to 11.30pm Thu to Fri
One of Dubai’s finest pizzerias, this casual beachside restaurant is ideal for relaxing with friends and family.
Contact: 04 406 8999, Website

Villa Beach
Opening hours: 12pm to 11.30pm
Get some fine-dining seafood at this restaurant nestled on Burj Beach. With polished wooden floors, exposed beams and generous portions of paella, it’s a beach hut with a side of luxe.
Contact: 04 406 8999, Website

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Noodle House
Opening hours: 11pm to 11.30pm
The DIFC branche of the popular restaurant will continue to serve its signature vibrant and tasty South East Asian specialities.
Contact: 04 381 8065, Website

Mint Leaf of London
Opening hours: 12pm to 2am
The high-end Indian restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner as usual.
Contact: 04 706 0900, Website

Opening hours:
Daytime -12.30pm to 2.30pm Sun to Thurs, 12.30pm to 3.30pm Saturday. Eventing -7pm to 12am Sat to Wed, 7pm to 1am Thurs & Fri
One of DIFC's favourites for business lunches and after work drinks, Zuma is keeping its doors open over the summer months.
Contact: 04 425 5660, Website

Opening hours: Daytime - 12pm to 4pm Sun to Thurs. Evening - 8pm to 2am every night.
A favourite Italian restaurant for many Dubai residents, Roberto's is catering to the work crowd during the week, while its business as usual for the restaurant every evening.
Contact: 043860066, Website

Media City

Urban Bistro
Opening hours: 7.30am to 6pm
The lakeside café will be open for business lunches and weekend brunches as usual. Grab your favourite breakfast and lunch dishes seven days per week.
Contact: 04 362 4330, Website

Noodle House
Opening hours: 11pm to 11.30pm
The Media City branches of the popular restaurant will continue to serve its signature vibrant and tasty South East Asian specialities.
Contact: 04 381 8065, Website

Al Qasr

Opening hours: 12.30 to 3.30pm, and 6.30 to 11.30pm. Closed for lunch Sun
Romantic, beautiful and high-end, Pierchic is a clear favourite amongst Dubai residents. The Mediterranean seafood restaurant will be serving its high-end dishes from three Michelin-starred French chef Laurent Gras for lunch and dinner.
Contact: 04 366 6730, Website

Opening hours: 12pm to 11.30pm
One of Dubai’s best Italian restaurants, Segreto offers authentic pizza, pasta, risotto and a selection of sweet treats in a stylish, cosmopolitan setting.
Contact: 04 366 6730, Website

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Mina A’Salam

Opening hours: 12pm to 12am
A colourful Mexican restaurant, Tortuga serves first-rate seafood ceviche, tostadas and beef and chicken fajitas from its elegant waterside location.
Contact: 04 366 6730, Website

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse
Opening hours: 12pm to 2am
Taking inspiration from America’s Deep South barbecue heritage, P&B’s offers dishes including its signature pulled brisket and Texas sausage sandwich.
Contact: 4 366 5866, Website