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6 Restaurants to Visit in Souk Madinat Jumeirah

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February 19, 2024

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Explore Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the ultimate dining and shopping destination located next to the iconic Burj Al Arab. Boasting over 25 dining outlets that run alongside the beautiful canals, shops, and galleries, this is one of the most exciting neighbourhoods for foodies and tourists in Dubai. Check out our selection of 6 of the best bars and restaurants in Souk Madinat Jumeirah for you next visit. Let's explore!

The Best Bars & Restaurants in Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Trader Vic’s

Set sail for Polynesia at Trader Vic’s, with a refreshing Tiki theme and tasty food in an island-hopping vibe by Souk Madinat’s scenic canals. Serving refreshing cocktails, tasty island-inspired dishes, and offering some of the best live entertainment, a visit to Trader Vic’s is an unmissable experience for anyone to try. Head down to Trader Vic’s for a fun evening at one of the best spots for a drink at Souk Madinat.

Guests dining in the outside dining area at Trader Vic
Souk Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 368 6559


Pop down to Souk Madinat’s best Irish pub, McGettigan’s, for your favourite brews, amazing views, and a great time with friends. With a beautiful canalside location, a night of drinks with your friends is sure to be one for the books at Souk Madinat’s best Irish pub. Get an early start to your weekend and kick back at McGettigan’s with their refreshing Sunset Sips offer every Friday from 3pm to 6pm for AED249 per person! Knock back your favourite draughts over classic pub food and great company.

Outisde dining area at McGettigans Souk Madinat
Souk Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 447 0219

Belgian Beer Café

Bringing renowned Belgian drafts and great food to Dubai, Souk Madinat’s Belgian Beer Café is a go-to spot for a drink and tasty bar food amidst an authentic Belgian atmosphere. Switch things up and try out a new spot for your get-togethers over drinks at this gem of a café serving up the best flavours of Belgium. For the perfect outing, head down for the Happy Hour offer, running from 12pm to 8pm every day with discounted drinks for all with amazing canalside ambience!

Burj Al Arab view from Belgian Beer Cafe's terrace
Souk Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 447 0227

Taverna Greek Kitchen

Taste the flavours of Greece at Taverna Greek Kitchen, where the restaurant takes after the sun-bleached beaches of the Mediterranean, as an inviting and dynamic destination at Souk Madinat. An afternoon at the Taverna Greek Kitchen promises guests a chic Greek culinary experience serving up authentic dishes in a rustic yet elegant setting. This is accompanied by live Greek music every Monday from 8pm onwards for a Greek experience like no other.

Inside dining area
Souk Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 589 5665


Bringing an informal take on modern dining in a relaxed and welcoming environment, Folly prides itself on bringing such an experience to Souk Madinat. Hosting an intimate social dining area and open kitchen, Folly also boasts two outdoor terrace bars with stunning views of the Souk’s waterways. Visit Folly next time you're in the area for their Weekend Brunch offer, available every Saturday and Sunday for AED300, for the best brunch experience in Souk Madinat.

Canal views from Follys' terrace
Souk Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 430 8535

Pai Thai

Taste the flavours of Thailand at the award-winning restaurant Pai Thai. Their critically acclaimed menu consists of tasty traditional Thai dishes that call back to the country’s famed culinary atmosphere and spice-laden flavours, with the amazing 5 Tastes of Thailand offer available daily from 6pm onwards. Indulge in a delicious 4-course set menu starting at AED590 for 2 people. Immerse yourself in the flavours of Thailand with Pai Thai’s acclaimed menu selections.

View of Pai Thai Souk Madinat by the canal
Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 432 3232

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