We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Californian

24th Floor Dusit Thani Dubai | 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 317 4515
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24th Floor Dusit Thani Dubai | 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (94)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a sumptuous dinner with friends, while overlooking the tallest tower in the world Burj Khalifa! The Sea Food options were really great!

Thank roltanjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The nicest thing about this restaurant is the welcoming, spacious and comfortable setting of the food buffet located in the center of the hotel making it easy and convenient to enjoy selecting your preferred dishes for breakfast. Truly a great start of the day. There...More

Thank AmerKhatib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Brunch based upon reviews of the view of the Burj Khalifa (BK) and of course the food. We requested a table with a view of the BK and upon arrival (first name / last name mix up) we were shown to our...More

Thank StephenPhyllisTaylor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Friday brunch at the 24th floor restaurant of Dusit Thani rocks! They have cooking live stations, cheese station, seafood station, sunday roast and yummy thai food. Until now, I am still craving for their bread pudding. I wish I could take all of it...More

Thank genicanfly
Reviewed 16 April 2018

it was sea food night the food was excellent and very delicious finally i call it if you looking for good food just go there.

Thank alsalehmohd
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Have eaten here on regular week das and also for the famous Friday brunch - always excellent selection of food. Great views too of the city - staff very helpful.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first time at Dusit Thani Dubai.. I love the “spa like” ambiance of the hotel lobby with the sound of water and the smell of mint just adds to the desired effect of relaxation. The restaurant offered not a wide spread of...More

Thank Jovie E
Reviewed 2 February 2018

One of my best experiences so far... Excellent location with magnificent views... Friendly staff with tact and professional... Value for money... Plenty of cold and hot dishes and desert options, very good quality... What needs improvement is the atmosphere...maybe a dj?

1  Thank Christos V
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Having dinner in front of Burj khalifa plus great food was really for keeps. People were nice especially Salima. Great service 👌

Thank John Gilbert M
AntonelloManca, Director of Food and Beverage and Executive Chef at The Californian, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear John Gilbert, Thank you for dining at The Californian. We are pleased to know you had a great time. We hope to see you again Delightfully yours, Antonello Manca

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch.. 10 of us...A few hard core vegetarians.. to celiberate a 25th anniversary... what a wonderful time we had.... although we had opted for the regular buffet.. there were 2 special dishes for the veggies, for no additional cost.... fabulous service,...More

Thank BeeManShru
AntonelloManca, Director for Food and Beverage and Executive Chef at The Californian, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear BeeManShru, Thank you for sharing with us your recent dining experience. We hope to welcome you again. Delightfully yours, Antonello Manca

Nearby HotelsSee all 573 hotels in Dubai
Dusit Thani Dubai
2,474 reviews
.02 km away
Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai
984 reviews
.24 km away
Carlton Downtown Hotel
1,369 reviews
.38 km away
Emirates Grand Hotel
1,271 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
265 reviews
.07 km away
Al Safadi Restaurant
298 reviews
.20 km away
Zaatar W. Zeit
268 reviews
.26 km away
Hoi An
254 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sheikh Zayed Road
1,884 reviews
.93 km away
Wander with Nada
200 reviews
.71 km away
100 reviews
.80 km away
See Dubai Tours
331 reviews
.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
reda s
17 August 2015|
Response from Mina W |
175 Durham
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24th Floor Dusit Thani Dubai | 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 317 4515
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Dusit Thani Dubai
The light and bright restaurant provides an ideal venue for group buffet breakfast and lunches. The evening is made even more interesting with the launch of its themes nights.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing