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Food & Drink

Dubai’s best buffets to try

Thu, July 14, 2022

Come hungry for a food fest at these restaurants, all famous for their tasty buffet spreads. From brunches to budget and family spots, you’ll find it all here.

Come hungry for a food fest at these restaurants, all famous for their tasty buffet spreads. From brunches to budget and family spots, you’ll find it all here.




Kaleidoscope is popular for its bustling buffet and atmosphere, with live cooking stations and alternating themed nights. Located in the Atlantis, The Palm, the roomy buffet serving area boasts an impressive overhead mosaic ceiling. Stop by for a spectacular breakfast or in the evenings when international cuisine shines – think everything from Chinese dim sum to Italian pasta.



Beachcombers is a laidback spot serving up a series of themed nights throughout the week. The international breakfast buffet is available every day, as is the Pan Asian dinner extravaganza. On the weekends, the restaurant offers a splendid limitless brunch that's ideal for hungry families. When it comes to ambience, it’s hard to beat Beachcombers, given its seaside setting and fantastic vistas of the Burj Al Arab.

Barbeque Nation Dubai

Barbeque Nation Dubai
A favoured budget eatery with Indian roots, Barbeque Nation is best known for popularising table-embedded grills. This means that guests can cook and sear their own selections to perfection, all while seated. The buffet offering is great for large groups keen on high-quality feasting. The set menus are also a good choice, each displaying a colourful variety that caters to both meat lovers and vegetarians, alongside zingy sauces and condiments.

Flow Kitchen

Flow Kitchen Dubai
Plan a visit to Flow Kitchen to enjoy delectable fare from the Middle East, Asia, and the Mediterranean. The relaxed ambience, spacious dining area and panoramic Dubai Marina views make this the perfect setting for a meal. The rotating buffet gives you the opportunity to try traditional and contemporary cuisines from all over the world – day or night.


Well-known for its weekend brunch buffets, Yalumba has a wide range of dishes on offer at Le Méridien Dubai, including Italian pasta, Middle Eastern mains, Australian cuts of meat and Asian specialities. Inside, the spacious and lively dining area has large tables that are ideal for special occasions. Meanwhile, the outdoor seating provides a lovely spot to enjoy your meal al fresco.

Ramee Dhow Cruise

Ramee Dhow Cruise Dubai
Ramee Dhow Cruise is an invitation to drift along Dubai Creek in a traditional wooden boat. While on board, take in the contrasting sights of modernity against the city’s historic waterway and heritage sites. You will also be treated to exceptional Arabian buffet specialities thanks to the hospitality of Ramee’s on-deck crew. The cruise departs daily at 8pm.
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