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Al Muteena St | Marco Polo Hotel Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 272 0000
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
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19:00 - 01:00
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Lucknow, India
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176 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What's good.........the restaurant serving authentic Mughlai food is a blessing for Indians visiting Dubai. The restaurant serves veg and non veg delicacies with warm spices and it's utterly delicious. We ordered one portion of paneer pasand which was sufficient for three adults and three Indian breads (nan) Even our breakfast was served in the same restaurant during our two days... More 

Thank anuj729
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is up there with the best Indian food I've ever had. The service was also excellent, and they even had live entertainment.

Thank SladeIrving
MPHDubai, Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear SladeIrving, We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to The Bombay at Marco Polo Hotel Dubai. We always do our best to ensure our guests have the best experience and your review certainly makes it all worth it. Thank you for this fantastic review and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you... More 

Bangalore, India
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71 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

well you will find Indian food all around Dubai however Marco Polo has its own unit to provide Indian food especially Bombay style which is on 1st level of the property. Yummy and delicious food with the ambience of Mumbai in Dubai.

MPHDubai, Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Maneesh, Thank you so much for such a heartwarming review! Your affirmations mean a lot to us and will certainly inspire us to continue to do our best for all our guests. In fact we will soon be introducing a new menu,new entertainment and new ambiance all inspired by the great city of Bombay of course! Lots of things... More 

New Delhi, India
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We had gone to Dubai for the first time and were invited by an Indian family settled there for dinner. They had told us great great Indian food and live music. The Place has a very average interiors. The staff are very prompt in service. We ordered the few starters, dal makhani, Palak paneer, veg raita, veg pulao and mixed... More 

Thank Nalindeepa
MPHDubai, Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Nalindeepa, Thank you for taking time to write feedback of your dining experience at The Bombay. We value all comments as it is one way we ensure that our standards are maintained as well as find points for improvement. We have informed the team at The Bombay of your feedback most especially the Chefs. Our apologies we were not... More 

Hong Kong, China
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My friend in Dubai, who is Indian, always takes me here. The food is AMAZING especially the tandoori dishes: prawns (yum), chicken (so tender) and cheese (delicious) Service is always quick and efficient and they have live Indian music. Definitely worth a trip!

Thank USexpatbiztraveler
MPHDubai, Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to share such a wonderful feedback here in Tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear your appreciation of the amazing food, quick and efficient service and the live entertainment provided by our very talented house artists. Always a pleasure to welcome and serve you and we certainly look forward to your next... More 

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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Walking in I was quite nervous as looks wise the hotel where it is based and the Restaurant itself does not look amazing. However as soon as we sat down the service provided was faultless. The options on the menu were extensive and plenty of vegetarian options. The food was delicious, with nice soft paneer- very close to some of... More 

Thank pooja49
MPHDubai, Guest Relations Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our heartfelt thanks for such a wonderful review. Although the beginning had us a little nervous too, we are very glad to read your excellent rating for our service, food and value. We strive to offer the best dining experience always and happy to note that it didn’t go unnoticed by you. Once again, thank you and we... More 

Pune, India
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98 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Veggies please note, though a bit on the expensive side, this is a good joint in Dubai ( which actually doesn't have a dearth of indian food ) But in case you are hosting a party / lunch / dinner for friends / family , i think this place will be a good choice , given the choice of awesome... More 

Thank pbatra
MPHDubai, F&B Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that you had enjoyed your dining experience at The Bombay, Marco Polo Hotel and were extremely pleased with the attentive service of our crew as well as the awesome selection of food we have on offer. All your kind comments are truly appreciated and it was indeed our pleasure to have you as... More 

New Delhi, India
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

The menu is good, service is average but the main point is 'Is the price worth it' ammm. Not really! They also have a live singer and they even entertain requests. Mostly Indian songs.

Thank Amit_Attry
MPHDubai, F&B Manager at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write about your dining experience at The Bombay. Surprised you found our pricing high as we do belong in the medium priced level among the restaurants in Dubai. Our quality food and entertainment combine to provide best value for all our guests. However, we do value all guest feedback and listen... More 

Dronfield, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The food here is delicious, but our experience was spoiled by the staff who watched over us all the time and wouldn't let us top up our own glasses or put more food on our plates. They were very polite and I'm sure, in some cultures, this is quite normal, but we are used to serving ourselves once the food... More 

Thank Denise G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Great food with awful service. I would say i don't expect much when it comes to certain hotels and restaurants but Marcoplolo Hotel based The Bombay restaurant does surprise you with the food quality. Food here is awesome its like a must try, i tried Nalli ka salan with Dum Khumb along with pudina paratha and laccha paratha. However, refrain... More 

Thank Harsh S
Marco Polo Hote... D, Vice President at The Bombay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such valuable feedback. I am glad to hear your appreciation of the food we have on offer such as the Nalli ka Salan with Dum Khumb , Pudina Paratha and Laccha Paratha . Your feedback has been shared to the chefs who are quite elated with your praise. As for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Muteena St | Marco Polo Hotel Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 272 0000
THE BOMBAY: This Indian restaurant is a treasure trove of the most authentic Indian cuisine. The décor is earthy and the classical Indian music played by the live band completes an exotic Indian experience. This restaurant was named “BEST INDIAN RESTAURANT” in Dubai by “Time Out Awards”. The Bombay was also invited to contribute Indian cuisine to the world’s largest buffet on the 19th of January 2007, a record attempted by Dubai Shopping Festival & Emirates Culinary Guild for the Guinness Book of World Records. We were also invited to create the world’s largest dessert buffet for Guinness Book of World Records and of course the offering was a wide array of mouth watering Indian desserts. The wine list features only a handful of wines available at an affordable price, each one complementary to Indian spices and cuisine.Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner from 12.30 pm until 3.00 pm and from 7.30 pm until 02.00am.

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