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Karma Kafe

Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 0909
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (49 reviews)
“sushi” (64 reviews)
“angry chicken” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for brunch and the constant stream of high quality food was a pleasure. Beware! You must like seafood to enjoy this brunch. All cooked to perfection and elegantly served. One note to improve: the volume of music made it hard to hear people even...More

Thank Omar M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked into the restaurant and feared the worst with the dark ambience and the house music. Ordered the taster menu and it was outstanding. The veal chop was worth it alone.

Thank Andrew D
Sophie R, Guest Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Trendy fancy Pan-Asian, The Perfect location, The Amazing services Located on the first floor in Souk Al Bahar, Downtown, settled in an modern-old Emirati architectural mall, in front of futurist-modern icons as Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. Karma Kafe is a black...More

Thank Esther M
Sophie R, Guest Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Esther Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We took our visiting friends to Karma Kafe on their first evening in Dubai. Started with nice drinks in the bar. Then we got the best seating to see the Fountain and Burj Khalifa. Excellent food, similar to Asia Asia, and all around it was...More

Thank Peter T
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious food , beautiful atmosphere and great Burj Khalifa view with foundation show plus ladies night ofer on Tuesdays..

Thank Esra B
Sophie R, Guest Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Esra, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Set across a little bridge from Dubai Mall is a hidden gem. Seating outside & in for when those temperatures & humidity rise. Here you have the perfect view of the Fountains. Service could be improved. Food was a little pricey but that’s Dubai. Mainly...More

Thank Patsy S
Sophie R, Guest Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Patsy, Thank you for your visit and for your review. We appreciate your comments and you taking the time to share them with us. Customer’s feedback is imperative to us constantly updating our offering, training our staff and developing the restaurant. We have taken...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Visited this place as it was ideally situated overlooking the fountains and with a view of the light show on the burj khalifa. We were shown to our table on the balcony outside and served immediately with drinks. The service was fantastic and the food...More

Thank FroggyManchester
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I attended the restaurant based on good reviews here. The location is excellent. On arrival I was taken to a my table and provided the menu and a leaflet highlighting the offer of the day which was based on 2 people. As I was solo...More

Thank Richard J
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Richard, Thank you for your visit and for your review. We're so sorry to hear that you didn't fully enjoy your experience. We appreciate your comments and you taking the time to share them with us. Customer’s feedback is imperative to us constantly updating...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I went here for a couple of drinks with a friend. We hadn’t booked a table so could only get one for an hour but that suited us well as we only had time for a couple of beers. Staff were friendly and professional. Toilets...More

Thank Belfastguy
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 25 April 2018

I arrived with my wife and was met by a tall Irish gentleman who i assume was the manager. He escorted us through the dimly lit inside area and out onto the lovely terrace. We were given a great table over looking the fountains. We...More

Thank Franko1984
Sophie R, Digital Content Coordinator at Karma Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards

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You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city
and resides in the prestigious Downtown development.
Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in
Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure
area housing not only the world’s tallest building,
but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide
marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with
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7 February 2018|
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Response from Wendy C | Reviewed this property |
Dubai is always busy but if you have booked a table already it shouldn't worry you. Very efficient place where everything works well. Enjoy!
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Response from Federico T | Reviewed this property |
No fans may be a bit challenging.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80 - US$200
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 0909
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Description
Karma Kafé is an award-winning Pan-Asian restaurant and lounge from the creators of the renowned Buddha-Bar. This hidden gem can be found in an intimate corner of Souk Al Bahar, in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Offering a fusion of Pan-Asian and International flavours within opulent surroundings accompanied by eclectic beats, Karma Kafé is a unique dining and nightlife destination. The outdoor terrace offers breathtaking views of The Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, which are essential sightings for all visitors to the city.
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