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Buddha Bar

#30 of 8,886 Restaurants in Dubai
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Al Sufouh Road | Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina, Dubai 118500, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 317 6000
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19:00 - 01:00
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Thu - Fri 19:00 - 02:00
Sat - Wed 19:00 - 01:00
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is just yammy , not cheap but it worth that. Atmosphere is nice, service was excellent. The location it a bit in a sticks, I personally don't like Dubai Marina, it's just a concrete building site... would be a better place if it was somewhere else...

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1 Thank Viktoriia k
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall dining experience at Buddha Bar and do appreciate your kind words regarding the quality of dishes on offer, the service delivery as well as the ambiance of the venue. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and we look... More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place had great ambiance and was a great experience overall. The food was very good but I would have expected a bit more for the price.

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1 Thank jaypereira
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall visit to Buddha Bar. Your feedback is greatly valued and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, e-Services Manager More 

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255 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Buddha-Bar fans can expect to be wowed by the stunning new interior, which takes sophistication to new heights. Indulge in a fusion of delicious flavours with an innovative new menu inspired by the cuisines of China, Japan and Thailand in the sensational restaurant, or relax at the stunning lounge bar upstairs while enjoying the selection of delicious hand-crafted cocktails, courtesy... More 

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1 Thank 452rajank
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your kind comments on TripAdvisor and it is truly encouraging to know that you very much enjoyed your dining experience at Buddha Bar. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, e-Services Manager More 

Bawtry, United Kingdom
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469 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here a few years ago and it was pretty cool but wanted to see it after the changes and it was well worth it.. the huge window looking out onto the marina gives this place a completely different look. Huge atrium ceiling, amazing oriental decor, great lighting,huge golden Buddha and cool bar. Staff were ok but not over personal/friendly.... More 

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1 Thank AndySING73
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing your review on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you back again as our guest at Buddha Bar and we are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us particularly with the quality of dishes on offer as well as the ambiance of the venue. We wish you well and... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to our visit to the Buddah Bar but got very disappointed with the food. Its expensive and without taste, seasoning is not even there! Staff is friendly and ambience is super, but for these prices we expect more food wise. The bartenders cant make up for it even if they try!

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3 Thank Hanna W
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor and it was a pleasure to have you as our guests at Buddha Bar. We have noted that you were not completely satisfied with your dining experience particularly with the quality of dishes on offer and as guest feedback is of extreme importance to us, please be assured that your... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely surrounding, came here with my wife and friends. People watching was great but soon learned it was full of very young ladies and old sugar daddies. Hooker central.

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Dubai
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buddha Bar at Grosvenor House has ideal location alongside Marina. The offerings for drinks are many and some are quire creative. The starters and main course menu has lot of choices and quality is food is very good. The staff is friendly and prompt in delivering the orders. Only issue is the bar is not open before 7 pm. We... More 

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2 Thank gdbhinge
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests at Buddha Bar and we are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us particularly with the quality of cuisine on offer as well as the service delivery. Your feedback will be conveyed to the team and... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buddha bar music is insane as usual, ambiance is a complete different vibe. Food is fantastic, staff is super helpful, Drinks presentation is really thoughtful and so is the food. Bartender: Pramod is crazy on drinks...

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1 Thank Arth S
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your kind words on TripAdvisor and it is a delight to know that you enjoyed your night out at Buddha Bar. Your compliments will be shared with the team and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, e-Services Manager More 

Nuneaton
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Buddha Bar through recommendation from a friend , to be honest I expected it to be really expensive so was a bit cautious but to be fair for a very trendy in demand place it wasn't too bad , the doormen were pretty friendly , there is a dress policy which is fine it's not mega strict ,... More 

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GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your feedback on TripAdvisor and it is a delight to know that you had an enjoyable time at Buddha Bar. We hope to see you again soon for an even better experience. Kind regards, e-Services Manager More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend living in Dubai took me here for drinks, very popular with expats. I loved the cocktail menu; premium spirits and very creative. It is pricey but a beautiful setting and very speedy attentive service. I would go back for dinner on my next trip.

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1 Thank CShlds
GHLRM, e-Services Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor and it is a pleasure to know that you had an enjoyable time at Buddha Bar. We hope to see you again soon for an even better experience. Kind regards, e-Services Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 01:00
Monday
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
19:00 - 02:00
Friday
19:00 - 02:00
Saturday
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sufouh Road | Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina, Dubai 118500, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 317 6000
Description
The Buddha-Bar is legendary, its awesome spectacle instantly promising guests an evening of pure theater and pure pleasure.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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