Escape the office and give your taste buds a treat. These are the best options for business lunch in DIFC.
Head to this DIFC hotspot to discover the three-course business lunch menu, which showcases Amazónico’s tropical take on Latin American cuisine. Begin with a salmon ceviche or beef tartare, followed by fresh sea bass, grilled chicken thighs or slow-cooked wagyu beef cheek. For dessert, we’d suggest the carrot cake or roasted caramelised pineapple Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 110 (starter and main course), AED 135 (starter, main course and dessert) or 160 (two starters, main course and dessert).
GO: Visit https://amazonicorestaurant.com/dubai for reservations and more information.
BOCA has long upheld a reputation for good food and sustainable practices. While the restaurant stocks a consistant wine selection featuring more than 200 labels, the European-inspired business lunch menu changes regularly. Expect dishes such as seared halibut, butternut risotto and pistachio kunafa rolls. If you want to go luxe, book the private dining room that doubles up as a wine cellar. Available Monday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3:30pm. AED 115 (two courses) and AED 140 (three courses).
GO: Visit https://boca.ae for reservations and more information.
Bull & Bear
Enjoy flavourful dishes to accompany your meetings whilst taking in the view of Burj Khalifa from the heart of DIFC. Business lunch at the modern steakhouse inside Waldorf Astoria DIFC features a menu of freshly made dishes, including hamachi with truffle emulsion, veal chop and chocolate fig cake. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 125 (two courses).
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Take in Caviar Kaspia’s unmistakable ambience while you sit down for the two or three-course business lunch or the three-course Kaspia lunch. Combining old-world elegance with a contemporary touch, the Kaspia lunch menu showcases the brand’s signature dishes, including Burratina, Salmon Carpaccio and Smoked Salmon. Moving onto mains, guests can sample the homemade Lobster Ravioli or Seafood Linguini, before indulging in something sweet such as the Chocolate Fondant or Tiramisu. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 135 (two courses) and AED 155 (three courses).
Clap delivers a modern twist on authentic Japanese cuisine with its Business Lunch Menu. Expect an assortment of Japanese dishes that are perfect for impressing clients and colleagues. Signature dishes on offer include the Crispy Rice Salmon, Duck Ramen, Sashimi Clap Way and Wagyu Beef Danburi. A choice of Clap Chocolate Fondant, Matcha Cheesecake or Tira’miso can be added for an extra AED 35. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3:30pm. AED 115 (two starters and one main course).
GO: Visit https://claprestaurant.com for reservations and more information.
Hutong’s unlimited dim sum menu is sure to elevate your weekday dining. The contemporary Northern Chinese restaurant’s dim sum lunch begins with soup and is followed by options such as steaming baskets of Crystal Vegetable Dumplings, Hutong Prawn Rolls, Shredded Chicken with Kyo Sauce and Wok-tossed Prawns. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 2:30pm. AED 88 per person (soup and one main course) or AED 125 (soup, two starters and one main course).
The FACT award-winning Indochine is known for its innovative French-Vietnamese cuisine and unadulterated fun. The DIFC hotspot’s business lunch menu offers diners a range of sharing starters, one main course from a choice of Indochine signatures such as Shaking Beef, Caramel Black Cod, and Wok Tossed Rice Noodles. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 115 per person (four sharing starters, one main course and one sorbet) or AED 175 per person (five sharing starters, one main and one sorbet).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 208 9333 for reservations and more information.
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
The upscale DIFC venue offers a choice of one starter, one main and one dessert, or two starters and one main course for its business lunch offering. Dishes on the menu feature a tasteful array of entrees, including Le Saumon (fresh salmon tataki, guacamole and yuzu) and Le Gyoza (Japanese ravioli stuffed with chicken and leek). The main course options feature Chicken Breast Milanese-style, Cod Fish à la Plancha and Striploin Beef. Plus, the dessert of the day. Available Monday to Friday, from 11:30am to 3:30pm. AED 129 per person.
GO: Call 04 297 7729 for reservations and more information.
La Voile Rouge
Fancy French restaurant La Voile Rouge is now offering a chic business lunch menu in the heart of DIFC. The dining experience begins with the amuse bouche of the day, followed by a selection of starters, including lentil salad, salmon tartare, pommes Darphin (French potato pancakes) or the soup of the day. The main course incorporates a selection of the French venue’s signature dishes, such as mushroom ravioli, cod with seasonal vegetables, and beef tenderloin. Lunch ends on a sweet note with the dessert of the day. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 110 (one starter, one main course, and one dessert).
Le Petit Beefbar
As the name suggests, Le Petit Beefbar’s new DIFC venue is smaller than its FACT Award-winning predecessor at Jumeriah Al Naseem. The venue replicates the signature Beefbar aesthetic, boasting vintage brasserie vibes with its mirrored ceiling, comfy booths, central Art-Deco bar and plenty of potted vegetation. The venue’s bargain business lunch offers a House Mixed Salad or starter of the day, followed by the dish of the day. Available Monday to Friday lunchtimes for only AED 125.
GO: Visit https://beefbar.com/le-petit-beefbar-dubai for reservations and more information.
LPM Restaurant & Bar
Under the guidance of Global Executive Chef Adriano Cattaneo, LPM Restaurant & Bar has elevated its Business Lunch menu. Crafting dishes that showcase the freshness of European produce, the menu rotates periodically to reflect the ebb and flow of seasons. Dishes include Baby Spinach and Artichoke Salad with Feta, Grilled Aubergine with Mozzarella and Prawns, Quinoa Salad with Raisins and Goji Berries and Sea Bream Tartare with Yuzu. The menu also features a daily salad and freshly baked homemade baguette, with a tomato set at each table, allowing diners to customize their tomato salad alongside their meal. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person (one starter and one main course) and AED 180 per person (one starter, one main course and one dessert).
GO: Visit https://lpmrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
At MINA Brasserie, Michael Mina’s modus operandi comes to life through a combination of high-quality ingredients and impeccable techniques. The restaurant serves seductively simple Brasserie style dishes for its business lunch. The menu includes Truffle Gratinée, Grilled Mushroom Halloumi, Linguine Burrata and Roasted Sea Bass. Available Monday to Friday lunchtimes. AED 145 (two courses with tea, coffee or ice cream) and AED 165 (three courses with tea, coffee or ice cream).
GO: Call 04 506 0100 for reservations and more information.
Homegrown modern Italian restaurant Roberto’s has fashioned a delicate business lunch bursting with Italian charm. The specially curated menu offers to choice of two or three courses, including Burratina Cheese with Datterinoi Tomatoes, Grilled Angus Ribeye, Grilled Baby Chjicken and Risotto with Squid Ink. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 125 per person (inclusive of dessert, tea or coffee)
Shanghai Me showcases the glamour and depth of Shanghai’s history and provides an idyllic location to enjoy a business lunch with friends and colleagues. The business lunch offers the choice of one soup, one starter and one main course, including Salmon Teriyaki Maki, Sesame Prawns on Toast, Wild Mushroom Dumplings, Beef Tenderloin with Soy Ginger Sauce and Shanghai ME’s Miso Silver Cod. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 120 per person (one soup, one starter, and one main course).
GO: Call 04 564 0505 for reservations and more information.
SUCRE has diversified its offering by introducing a business lunch that features a selection of Latin American-inspired dishes. Guests can enjoy appetisers of Tuna Tartare or Yellowtail Ceviche, followed my a main course of either Ajillo Prawns, Australian Angus Ribeye, Baby Chicken or Gnocchi Sorrentina. A choice of Dulce de Leche Fondant, Basque Cheesecake or Tiramisu can be added for an extra AED 35. Available Mondy to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 115 per person.
The Artisan, located in the Waldorf Astoria DIFC, offers a luxurious escape from the office. Enjoy a three-course business lunch featuring authentic Italian dishes such as Insalata di Finocchi, Zuppa di Lenticchie (lentil soup with burrata cream), Filetto di Orata (roasted sea bream fillet), and Brasato e Polenta (slow-cooked beef short ribs with polenta and parsley crumble), before finishing with the new Crostata al Cioccolato (coca shortbread with dark chocolate cream). Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm. AED 135 per person (three courses).
GO: Call 04 338 8133 for reservations and more information.
At The Guild, you’ll find two business lunch menus perfectly suited for those in search of a swift dining experience in the heart of DIFC. Indulge in dishes such as Foie Gras & Rabbit Confit Terrine or the timeless Prawn Cocktail, followed by your choice of Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Slow Roasted Beef Rump, or delectable Saffron Risotto. And to satiate your dessert desires, savor treats like The Guild’s Campfire Cheesecake or the classic Tiramisu.. Available Monday to Friday,, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 119 (a main course paired with either a starter or dessert) or AED 149 (a starter, a main course, and a dessert, accompanied by The Guild’s house-blended coffee).
GO: Visit www.theguilddubai.com for more information.
Whether visiting for dinner, drinks, brunch, or a business lunch, a trip to the FACT award-winning Zuma is always a pleasurable experience. Their popular business lunch, also known as the Ebisu menu, features one miso soup, a choice of two starters and one main course from a special menu of signature dishes. Don’t miss the Beef Tataki with Truffle Ponzu, Grilled Australian Wagyu Rib Eye with Truffle Sauce, or the Miso Marinated Clack Cod Don Buri. Available Monday to Thursday, from 12pm to 2pm. AED 159 per person (miso soup, two starters and one main course) or AED 81 per person (miso soup and one main course).
GO: Call 04 425 5660 for reservations or more information.