Back To Business: 18 of Dubai’s best business lunch deals
For a lunch break or casual or corporate meeting, give your taste buds a real lunchtime treat with these business lunch offers.
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant at Address Downtown – Omakase Business Lunch
Omakase is a Japanese dining tradition encouraging guests to allow their dining experience to be left in the chef’s hands. Featuring nine courses, the menu kicks off with a selection of starters, including salted edamame, classic hosomaki, and Capumiso soup. To follow, Alaskan King Crab and Fatty Tuna Tartar Gunkan and Sea Bass and Scallop Flambé Nigiri plates are served. To complement the dishes, guests are welcome to have a cup of coffee or tea. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3:30pm. AED 149 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 547 2241 for reservations and more information.
ARMANI/RISTORANTE at Armani Hotel Dubai – Pronto Lunch
Let Armani’s enthusiastic chefs fire up your taste buds with a lunch menu of tempting dishes that deliver big Italian flavours but are served “rapido.” The Pronto Lunch is available with a choice of two or three courses, inclusive of tea and coffee. Starters include the signature golden burrata, grilled octopus, slow-cooked veal loin or mixed salad. For the main event, enjoy traditional beef lasagna, lobster soup with caviar, pan-seared wild seabass or veal Milanese. Finally, end the journey with a classic tiramisu, “Amalfi” lemon meringue tartlet or Piemonte hazelnut Plaisir chocolate mousse. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3pm. AED 149 (two courses) or AED 199 (three courses).
GO: Call (0)4 888 3666 for reservations and more information.
BASTA! at Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai – The Business Lunch
For those who need a midday fix between the monotony of working hours, mix business with pleasure with The Business Lunch at BASTA! Select from a carefully curated menu that offers full-flavoured dishes and a choice of one antipasti, a main, and dessert. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 95 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 512 5522 for reservations and more information.
Besh at Sheraton Mall Of The Emirates – Besh Lunch
Skip lunch at your desk and opt for a two or three-course set menu of Turkish favourites at Besh Turkish Kitchen, including one soft beverage. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 75 (two-courses) and AED 95 (three-courses).
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)4 377 2353 for reservations and more information.
Bla Bla Dubai – Set Lunch Menu
Ideal for those looking to seal a business deal with a client, treat a loved one or grab a bite with friends. Bla Bla’s set lunch menu includes a selection of starters and mains from both the Italian and Japanese menu, including arancini, artichoke tortellini, California roll, porcini risotto, Caesar salad and pan-seared salmon. The deal also includes water, tea or coffee. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 99 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 584 4111 for reservations and more information.
Bombay Borough at DIFC – Express Lunch
Give your taste buds a real lunchtime treat with a taste of Bombay Borough’s hyper-local Indian cuisine. An ode to the nostalgic Indian train journeys where meals were freshly cooked and served quickly to hungry travellers, the Express Lunch offers a range of unique flavours. Start your lunch with a sharing portion of chutney papad tokri, before tucking into the smalls menu. Then, choose your main from a selection of street grills, big plates, and biryanis, along with a choice of dessert. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3:30pm. AED 99 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)4 327 1555 for reservations and more information.
Brasserie Boulud at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk – Le Déjeuner Menu
The modern concept offers a contemporary French déjeuner that presents an appealing selection of appetisers such as Escargots de Bourgogne or a Salade De Sucrine to bring a touch of Provence to Dubai. Main dishes include the grilled hanger steak prepared with a robust shallot sauce and served with creamed spinach and French fries or a steamed seabream fillet topped with fennel, tomato and herbs. Completing the experience is the show-stopping Ile Flottante, a dessert of egg white that takes on the appearance of a fluffy cloud. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3pm. AED 125 (choice of appetiser or dessert with one main course, tea, coffee and water) or AED 150 (choice of one appetiser, main course, dessert, tea, coffee and water).
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)4 281 4020 for reservations and more information.
Jones Social at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai – Business Lunch
With eclectic interiors and chic travel-inspired décor, Jones Social is the perfect place for a quick but inspiring working lunch or to pass a lazy afternoon. The culinary adventure, spanning East to West, features dishes from Asia, Europe and the Americas, giving rise to an abundance of well-balanced flavours. Diners can choose from appetisers such as Togarashi Bao with Panko Chicken or Smack That Squid. The main event will comprise a selection of flavourful dishes such as Hey Poke or Pollo Caliente to showcase the restaurant’s impressive wood-fire oven. Guests can indulge in desserts such as Madagascar Tart with Dark Chocolate or Lime in the Coconut Tart for a sweet finish. Available Sunday to Thursday from 12pm-4pm, AED 95 (starter, main and dessert from a set menu)
GO: Visit www.jones-social.com or call at (0)4 702 8790 for reservations and more information.
La Casa del Tango at DIFC – Business Lunch
Experience a taste of Buenos Aires with a curated lunch designed by La Casa Del Tango’s Executive Chef, Jorge Rivero. The two-course rotating menu offers a selection of one starter and one main, including a meat and vegetarian option. Featuring a selection of Argentinian delicacies, starting with empanadas, smoked eggplant salad, palm heart salad, and humita bowl, followed by main dishes such as carbonada (pumpkin-based Argentinian stew), tira de asado (Argentinian style beef short ribs), striploin steak, flank steak or entraña (inside skirt). Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 150 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)52 486 9301 for reservations and more information.
Lola Taberna Española at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai – Menu Del Dia Business Lunch
In Spain, Menu del Dia refers to ‘menu of the day’ and is typically a three-course meal, starting with a primer plato to get started, a Segundo plato to follow, and finished with a postre, a happy ending. The business lunch offer at Lola Taberna Española features a fixed menu or two or three courses of delicious Spanish dishes. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 65 (two-courses) and AED 89 (three-courses).
GO: Call (0)4 247 6688 for reservations and more information.
LPM Restaurant & Bar at DIFC – Business Lunch
The Le Petit Menu at LPM Restaurant & Bar is a delightful two-course menu that has been specially designed to be served within 60 minutes. Created by Chef Patron Raphael Duntoye, the signature dishes include, Burrata with tomatoes and basil, warm prawns with olive oil, roast baby chicken marinated in lemon and sea bream in Papillote with confit lemon, cherry tomatoes, capers, sweet pepper and olives. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person (one starter and one main course) and AED 180 per person (two starters, one main course and one scoop of ice cream).
GO: Visit https://lpmrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
OSH at La Mer – Business Lunch
Named after the popular Uzbek dish, OSH offers a variety of traditional dishes for its business lunch. Taking pride in serving original recipes without localisations or alterations and with most ingredients brought directly from Uzbekistan, diners can expect authentic flavours from the Silk Road. The business lunch includes three different set menu options. Sunday to Thursday, from 1pm to 4pm. Prices from AED 75 to AED 125.
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)55 963 6756 for reservations and more information.
Quiero at Platinum One Tower, Arjan – Three-Course Business Lunch
Authentic Spanish restaurant Quiero has introduced a three-course business lunch menu. Each week-day, the menu will change but expect a choice between two starters, three mains and two desserts. For example, Sunday includes mouthwatering mains such as beef tenderloin or baked hake fish. Tuesdays include grilled calamari or Catalan roasted vegetables, and Thursdays feature garlic beef cubes and stuffed tomatoes. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 59 per person.
GO: Visit www.quiero.ae or call (0)58 512 3222 for reservations and more information.
Reif Japanese Kushiyaki at Dar Wasl – Teishoku Trays
Offering something new this summer, Reif Othman and his team of culinary maestros have introduced a Japanese set lunch in the form of Teishoku Trays. Available for dine-in on weekdays, the four-course menu served on a tray offers miso soup, salad, a choice of donburi bowls (including stir-fried Angus beef, assorted raw fish or vegetable Japanese curry) and dessert. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 2pm. AED 85 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)4 345 0761 for reservations and more information.
ROKA at The Opus by Omniyat – Business Lunch
ROKA has refreshed its weekday offering with the launch of a new business lunch menu. The contemporary Japanese robatayaki restaurant has unveiled a two-course premium lunch menu that includes a selection of four starters to share, including salmon tartare and black cod and king crab dumplings. Guests are then invited to indulge in one main course from various signatures, such as sea bream fillet or lamb cutlets with Korean spices. The regular Business Lunch Menu has also been revived, with the addition of a new starter – Warm mushrooms, Padrón pepper, green beans and spicy sesame miso. Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 175 per person (premium business lunch) and AED 115 per person (regular business lunch).
GO: Call (0)4 439 7171 for reservations and more information.
Señor Pico at West Palm Beach – Business Lunch
This business lunch takes you on an exploration of California Mexican cuisine that will surely revive you from the humdrum of your 9 to 5 job. Offering a three-course meal of house favourites, including the Pastor Chicken Bowl, Shrimp Diablo Tacos, Ceviche Tostada, fresh home-made Guacamole and Chips, as well as Churro Bites with Chocolate and Mango Rice Pudding. Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 79 per person.
GO: Call (0)45 68 2502 for reservations and more information.
The Restaurant at Address Boulevard – Business Lunch
For a lunch break or meeting that is casual or corporate, The Restaurant at Address Boulevard, with its distinct dining spaces, is the ideal place to indulge in a flavourful set menu featuring a choice of starter, main and dessert. Available Sunday to Thursday. AED 95 (choice of one starter and main course inclusive of soft beverage).
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)4 561 8888 for reservations and more information.
Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm – Pausa Pranzo Lunch
Enjoy an authentic Italian afternoon experience with Torno Subirto’s new three-course Pausa Pranzo lunch menu. Featuring an impressive selection of dishes, including Burrata, Baccala’ and Tartare for starters, followed by a wide variety of mains, pizza, and pasta dishes to choose from. Indulge in the hugely popular Cacio & Pepe, a cheesy Quattro Formaggi pizza, or a succulent Wagyu steak. For something sweet, Cocco Bello, 3 Cioccolati and Limoncello Baba’ will hit just the spot. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. AED 169 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)4 245 5800 for reservations and more information.