Best Restaurants and Cafés in City Walk

Your guide to the finest eateries of the buzzing neighbourhood

28 Jul 2019, words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Lifestyle

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The urban shopping and dining destination of City Walk is located in the coastal community of Jumeirah. The venue is home to a selection of restaurants that serve delicacies from around the world. Luxhabitat takes you through the best restaurants that they have on offer.

1. Lima Dubai

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Lima is a creation of Virgilio Martinez and his partners, Gabriel & José-Luis Gonzalez and is known to have opened its first branch in London in 2012. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin Star within a short period of time. It is also the first Peruvian restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star that it retains till date. The branch in Dubai features a youthful and urban vibe, offering a menu that is a melting pot of different cultures that have combined to form a unique blend of flavours and techniques.

Timing: 12.00pm - 1.00am (Saturday to Tuesday) & 12.00om - 2.00am (Wednesday to Friday)

Call: 056-500 4571

2. Toro + Ko

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The immensely successful Spanish tapas restaurant of Toro + Ko was founded by celebrity Chef Ken Oringer in 2006 in Boston’s South End. The one in Dubai is their fourth edition. The licensed restaurant also features a martini bar, drinks trollies, an upstairs lounge with Burj Khalifa views, a huge terrace and secluded space for intimate dining. Talking opulence to another level, the restaurant has its walls are adourned with gold leaves.

Timing: 12.00 pm - 1.00 om (Sunday to Wednesday) & 12.00pm - 2.00am (Thursday to Saturday)

Call: 800 8676

3. Farzi Café

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A contemporary restaurant by Zorawar Kalra, Farzi Café features Indian delicacies with a twist of molecular gastronomy. The interior of the restaurant is quirky, chic and modern. They are known for presenting the Indian cuisine by blending culinary art, modern presentation and cooking techniques like molecular gastronomy so as to offer the diners with an ultimate gastronomic illusion while retaining the essence of the cuisine.

Timing: 12.00 pm - 11.45pm (Saturday to Wednesday) & 12.00pm - 12.45pm (Thursday & Friday)

Call: 04-394 2556

4. Sapori

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Sapori is the winner of Best Italian Restaurant Dubai in What’s on Magazine Awards 2014 & 2015. It has also been voted one of the 20 hottest new restaurant openings by Caterer Middle East. The casual-chic family restaurant that offers its diners with a feel of an Italian family dining with its warm & cozy setting. The restaurant incorporates fresh ingredients and offers wholesome home-cooked delicacies.

Timing: 12.00 noon - 11.30pm

Call: 04-344 2550

5. Jolie Boutique & Café

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Jolie is a floral boutique café that uniquely showcases beautiful floral arrangements. Their menu features afternoon teas, single-origin coffee, cakes and all-day fare inspired by gorgeous flowers. Their specialty includes delicious homemade baking, sandwiches, soups, teas and coffees. The ideal time to visit this café, however, is during the afternoon when they serve their traditional Afternoon Teas. Besides, food and beverages Jolie also offers on sale beautiful floral bouquets, that can also be customised on request.

Timing: 10.00am - 1.00am

Call: 04-345 6822

6. Graze

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The social and urban steakhouse of Graze offers their diners premium meat from Australia. The restaurant's menu offers delicacies that include meat, poultry and seafood choices, along with delicious baked truffle mac and cheese, Josper grilled greens and corn on the cobb. Graze is also known to have teamed up with Stanbroke so as to provide the highest quality of beef cuts that have consistent marbling and delicious flavour.

Timing: 6.00pm - 11.30pm (Sunday to Thursday), 12.00pm to 11.30om (Friday) & 1.00pm to 11.30pm (Saturday)

Call: 04-403 3111

7. Eggspectation

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Known for serving all-day breakfast, Eggspectation is an ideal venue for breakfast lovers. They feature an extensive menu which commonly leaves the diners spoilt for choices. The restaurant serves mouth-watering dishes that include crepes, soups, salads, omelettes, pasta, steak, chicken, seafood, sandwiches and lip-smacking Eggs Benedict. Eggspectation further complements its diners with friendly staff and a spacious venue, that further enhances their experience.

Timing: 7.00am - 11.00pm

Call: 04-240 6877

8. Taste of Persia

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Featuring Persian cuisine, Taste of Persia focuses on maintaining a balanced diet by serving hot and cold foods being eaten together. The specialties on their menu include fresh yogurt, cheese, radishes and green herbs that are balanced with lamb chops and kebabs. They also serve an array of sweet dishes. The lip-smacking dishes on offer are as ancient as being more than three thousand years old. 

Timing: 12.00pm - 12.00am

Call: 04-385 4488