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Spice Island

Salahuddin Road | Crowne Plaza Deira, Dubai 8668, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 608 8085
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
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American, International, Arabic, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salahuddin Road | Crowne Plaza Deira, Dubai 8668, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They are holding different theme nights with live stations. They have a vast variety of choices with mouth watering tastes. Look for promotions in like Cobone and Groupon

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GijuGeorgeVattoly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good variety of cuisines like, Indian, Mexican, Japaneses, Lebanese etc. There were soo many options for deserts, couldn't even try all. Over all good experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chaitra k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this for breakfast every morning and dinner one night. It was fantastic and the variety was top of the line!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jkristen426
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jkristen426, Thank you for giving Spice Island the highest rating. I am so very happy to see that you enjoyed it your time so much at our restaurant. Spice Island has been around for over 20 years and it's still one of the most...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my Christmas brunch at Spice Island this year! Good selections of foods, especially love the roast turkey. It is by far the best turkey I had, flavourful, tender and Super moist! Not only the foods was so good, the team has really put...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Road158998
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Road158998, Thank you for the review of Spice Island. I was delighted to read your comments. Nothing makes us happier than to receive such positive feedback from our guests. When we manage to exceed their expectations, we truly feel the importance of the little...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often you get food at a hotel buffet that has "adjusted" to the international traveler and lost all the authentic tastes. At the Spice Island this is not the case. All dished truly represent the regions they are coming from. Service is prompt and friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KaiUWulff
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear KaiUwulff, Thank you so much for this great comment. It is very kind of you to bring out the authenticity of our buffet. The team of chefs from around the world have crafted an extensive menu of flavourful dishes for every taste, therefore, one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always great food, with a a fantastic selection, the sea food and Indian are our favourite dishes, however everything is cooked to perfection. The service is fast efficient and friendly. With very reasonable prices it’s hard to beat this for a mid week feast.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KennyDL
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear KennyDL, Thank you for your review. I was very happy to read your positive feedback about our offering. Indeed, we are focused mostly on providing great value for money to all our guests, considering the level of competition around similar venues in Dubai. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for five days and I enjoyed my breakfast and lunch at spice island. All continental food was made perfectly. The people are always helping. I happen to meet Madhan and shiva, who made me forget home by always serving me food of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Varshini123
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Varshini123, Thank you for this wonderful review. I am so happy to hear that our team made you feel special and added up to your overall experience at Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira. It is always a pleasure to see that our humble efforts make difference...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jerry for the wonderful service. Really appreciated, keep up the good work. AMAZING food, and atmosphere and not to forget its worth the money.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aldrineb
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear aldrineb, Thank you for this lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you made the most of our Pirates' Brunch and enjoyed the variety of the international dishes. It makes me very proud that our team member made such a great impression...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

We arrived Friday and enjoyed the brunch buffet. Wide selection of culinary delights, expertly prepared. Or only complaint was that it was not replenished as the it got later to closing (4:00). We arrived at 2:00 and many items were already depleted and never refilled...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 9Ric89
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear 9Ric89, Thank you for the kind review and high rating of our Spice Island. I am sorry to hear that you did not get a chance to taste the roasted fish. I will definitely share your feedback with the chefs and the rest of...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

We had amazing buffet the food was super price very good and service was excellent. Very good corner for kids full of entirtaiment so you can enjoy your dinner.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank housama2017
CPDeira, Manager at Spice Island, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear housama2017, Thank you for the positive review and high rating. I am happy to see that you felt that Spice Island offers a good value for money. During our Pirates' Brunch on Fridays we always make sure that the young guests are entertained. They...More

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Hairia M
7 May 2017|
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Response from Vithal Rao K | Reviewed this property |
Cinnamon Package (food+unlimited soft Beverages, without alcohol AED 219 They have special discount offer on NBD / City / Mashreq Credit cards
2 November 2016|
Response from RHxpert | Reviewed this property |
That is, Absolut, Skyy / Havana Club Anejo Reserva / Tanqueray No. 10 / Sauza / Hennessy, JD, Chivas, etc. (Premium) vs Russian Standard / Bacardi / Bombay Sapphire and similar (Regular) - based on our Friday brunch... More
6 July 2016|
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Response from paulsF1068UB | Reviewed this property |
It's best to book direct and get a confirmation reference As stated above the hotel switchboard will transfer your call to the Spice Island Restaurant for reservations Enjoy it's a gr8 place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$55 - US$90
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salahuddin Road | Crowne Plaza Deira, Dubai 8668, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Deira
  • Neighbourhood: Deira
  • Phone Number: +971 4 608 8085
  • E-mail
As Dubai's relaxed and legendary all you can eat taste adventure, Spice Island is a must do dining experience. Discover over 200 dishes created at interactive live cooking corners that follow the spice trail across Asia and the rest of the world. Though Friday brunch is a particular favorite, our all you can eat lunch and dinner buffet is available every day. The welcoming ambiance and semi private dining areas make this renowned foodie destination ideal for celebrations and group bookings.
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