27 Jun 2017

Appetti shows you around Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City Mall here’s a choice of 10 eateries from Appetti

Dubai Festival City Mall is part of the large urban community of Dubai Festival City. The shopping centre is also an absolute retail power centre hosting key anchor tenants like IKEA, HyperPanda supermarket and Ace Hardware. Of course, there are numerous restaurants, cafes and bars for all the visitors to enjoy. So check out our 10 suggested places to spend your Dirhams on .

  1. Al Fanar
  2. Bucca di Beppo
  3. Chili’s
  4. Galito’s
  5. Peppermill
  6. Joe’s Crab Shack
  7. Mama Fu’s Asian House
  8. The Bagel Bar
  9. Turkish Village
  10. Zataar W Zeit


Al Fanar

So we are starting our list of fantastic dining venues in the Dubai Festival City Mall with a pure gem. Al Fanar is a themed restaurant aiming to show Dubai as it was in the 1960s. The traditional Middle Eastern cuisine and the authentic setting of the place are its most remarkable features.

Al Fanar Image Dubai Festival City Mall
Back to the past

Al Fanar: Ground Floor, Canal Walk, Crescent Drive, Dubai, UAE

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is an Italian restaurant in the Dubai Festival Mall ideal for family dining. Seemingly their recipes have been passed down from generation to generation of Italians in Dubai. Also the atmosphere is eclectic, so very suitable for celebrations and parties.

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Buca Di Beppo Dubai Festival City Mall

Buca di Beppo: Ground Floor, Waterfront Promenade, Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai, UAE


Are you ready for some spice? Chilli’s is one of the most socially involved restaurants in Dubai and the Festivall City Mall. They also work in partnership with the UAE Centre for People with Special Needs. Apart from their great social activities they also serve amazingly flavoured food from the Southwestern parts of the world.


Apparently we are not done with the spice! So do you love grilled chicken with a flaming taste? We’d like to take you to Galito’s at the Dubai Festival City Mall. This vibrant and friendly setting will make you smile once you enter the place. Also the delicious chicken dishes at totally affordable prices will ensure you are still smiling when you leave.

Galito's Image Dubai Festival City Mall
Galito’s just hanging!

Galito’s: Food Court, Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai, UAE


So now we move on to a more romantic venue located at the Dubai Festival City – the Peppermill restaurant. Bring your other half to also enjoy a memorable dinner with specialties from Indian cuisine. You can also book a private dining facility beforehand so that your night is absolutely breathtaking.

Peppermill Image Dubai Festival City Mall
PeperMills aren’t always a grind!

Peppermill: Level 1, Waterfront, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE

Joe’s Crab Shack

So if you are on the hunt for a good place in the Dubai Festival Mall where they serve fish and seafood, we’ve found what you are looking for. Joe’s Crab Shack offers exclusive seafood menu crafted with a lot of love for the ocean and its treasures.

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Whose Goes to Joe’s!

Joe’s Crab Shack: North Ground Level, Canal Walk Level 1, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE

Mama Fu’s Asian House

Attention comfort eaters, you are also going to love this place! Not only does it serve favourite Asian dishes, but it also makes you feel like you are at home. Perhaps eating grandma’s food and being treated like the most important member of the family. However it is indeed a must go place on the Dubai Festival City directory of restaurants.

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Mama Fu’s No MSG

Mama Fu’s Asian House: Ground Floor, Waterfront Promenade, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE

The Bagel Bar

In the Dubai Festival City there are also many business settings so if you need to grab a bite on the go, stop at The Bagel Bar. You can choose from a selection of crunchy bagels with cheese and various fillings and add sides and a drink to make it a meal. Sounds great just before a long day at work.

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Bagel Bar Bagels

The Bagel Bar: Ground Level, Crescent Drive, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE

Turkish Village

Turkish cuisine is fantastic because it is so flavoury and also the portions are abundant. At the Turkish Village in the Dubai Festival City you are in for a treat on all your senses. So go to The Turkish Village to Taste, see, smell, feel and hear excellence.

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This place is a Turkish Delight!

Turkish Village: First Floor, Waterfront, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE

Zaatar W Zeit

Final stop for today: Zaatar W Zeit, the Lebanese restaurant in the Dubai Festival City Mall which will exceed your expectations. Traditions merge with the contemporary world to create a superb menu, which you can enjoy not only on site, but also at the comfort of your home by ordering a takeaway.

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Zaatar W Zeit

Zaatar W Zeit: Crescent Drive, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, UAE


Finally it seems that the Dubai Festival City is a vibrant place where you can find numerous restaurant representing various cuisines. Also it’s a great spot to have a taste of the authentic specialties of the Middle East and the the surrounding areas. In addition there during the Dubai Food Festival too it is even better then.

Why not visit our Dubai City page for more information and facts about this fascinating destination




AUTHOR: Appetti