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Bayt Al Wakeel

Souk Al Kabeer Bur Dubai, Bastakia On the creek, | Near Bank of Baroda, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 0530
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Souk Al Kabeer Bur Dubai, Bastakia On the creek, | Near Bank of Baroda, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took an assortment of mezze and it was really good. Specially the Taboulé ! I highly recommend this hidden nice placed restaurant !

Thank Audrey1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this simple restaurant on the creek! It was quite a warm day (middle of summer scorcher) but the deck restaurant has you covered with half of it lined with sliding windows and refreshing air conditioning. I loved watching the world go by on...More

Thank searchingforrainbows
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this restaurant!! It has a good size menu to choose from, and the food IS good!! The mixed grill is a really tasty choice!! The location is great!..It sits out on to Dubai creek, and you can watch the Dhows go by on...More

Thank billwightman
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a very pleasant meal here and would recommend it. My friend is vegetarian so we shared a selection of salads, humous and bread with the addition of crab for me.

Thank Chris Y
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Very tasty dishes, typical from Middle East. Warm place on the Khor Dubai (Dubai Creek) with good service. Not at all expensive.

1  Thank Marcomago82
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This place was a God sent after a full day wandering the souks! We actually found it with our noses...something smelt so good we just had to find it...it didnt dissapoint. Right on the water, great food, great staff! The location is perfect and the...More

Thank Nelli A
Bayt W, Manager at Bayt Al Wakeel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear Nelli Thank you very much your great Review. Please let me know your next visit at Bayt Al Wakeel Rafi Meethal Manager

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Bayt Al Wakeel, is one of the restaurants in Dubai which serves a variety of excellent food, supported by first class service from all the staff. The location is perfect for lunch or dinner, and is a favourite for us when in Dubai. The price...More

Thank baskervilles
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from the Gold Souk. Food was nice Price was reasonable Staff were nice Nice location

1  Thank Briankelly1512
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by ex pats and did not fail to deliver. The food good allowing you to experience local dishes as well as satisfying the non adventureous. Sitting on the veranda you can watch all the river traffic. Very pretty at night and...More

Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

About 20 of us ate here - the location is excellent, sitting outside on the river bank watching the water taxis and other brightly lit boats going by. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food came in good time and they catered well for our large...More

Thank Gastronome P
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Nearby Attractions
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.36 km away
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763 reviews
.55 km away
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.37 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk Al Kabeer Bur Dubai, Bastakia On the creek, | Near Bank of Baroda, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 353 0530
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