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Magnolia Bakery

#431 of 9,210 Places to Eat in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown Dubai
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Upper Deck Rd | Inside Bloomingdale's Home on the Lower Ground Floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
97143505440
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy! Was a bit confused where to pay however the lovely ladies assisted us to the right section.. it's nice for a sit down snack of a cupcake but we indulged in the red velvet cheesecake which was enough for two people! Would visit again

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Thank Neha K
Singapore, Singapore
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93 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It would be fair to say I am an expert on cake and the slice I had at Magnolia was the best ever. Literally. From the beautiful piped icing to the light delicious sponge. It was, I think, what heaven on earth actually tastes like.

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Thank RebeccaFRegan
Singapore, Singapore
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my Dubai Mall favorites. I have to say I was very impressed. Great desserts! Wonderful setting! Sinfully good!

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Thank yagicorp
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cupcakes/cakes are good however the service is extremely bad! No eye contact and smile. Had to repeat my order four times before they got it right. A smiling pleasant service is important for a brand like Magnolia Bakery. If I don't want service I would walk into a petrol station (FYI they offer much better service - with a... More 

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Thank SoravM
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I needed a break after a shopping trip, and it just looked so clean and neat. The coffee was great, the carrot cupcake soooo moist it melted in your mouth, and the staff were very attentive. It was so good I returned the next day, and was recognised by the staff, who thanked me for coming back. What more can... More 

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Thank chedley2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My friend have been asking me to go with her and check magnolia bakery, and so i did. It is located inside bloomingdales lower ground at the dubai mall. She gifted me two cup of banana pudding! To make the long story short.. the pudding ruined my entire week trying to lose weight kinna thing.. i almost finished one big... More 

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Thank MELODY C
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109 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Everyone raves about Magnolias cupcakes, but a hidden delicacy is their banana pudding. The next time you have a chance to visit this yummy little bakery, I strongly suggest trying this pudding as it is one of the most delicious desserts I have ever had. Oh, and get one for yourself, dont share... youre going to want the whole thing... More 

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Thank TravelWithMeTV
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

So many tempting options to choose from. Most in demand (not a secret!) their banana pudding. Lime lovers should also give a try to they key lime cheecake with white chocolate macadamia, a bliss! I really like the vibe of this Dubai Mall shop. Watching the friendly staff busy decorating the cupcakes... Everyone seems to love their job!

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Thank FayIngis
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were so glad during our weekend trip in Dubai we found this inside Bloomingdale's at Dubai Mall. It was a small place and there really were no seats so getting a coffee and some cake to take away is how it is. We had banana pudding and coffee - over the top delicious. We are big fans of banana... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

I liked the selections, but we tried 3 different cupcakes and all were way too sweet for our taste. Coffee was nice and hot though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Deck Rd | Inside Bloomingdale's Home on the Lower Ground Floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: 97143505440

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

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Downtown Dubai
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 restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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