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Food & Drink

Business lunches to book when you need to impress your guest

Mon, June 3, 2024

Business lunches are a brilliant way to enjoy the city's best restaurants for a great price. When you need to make an impression, these are the lunch deals to book.

Business lunches are a brilliant way to enjoy the city's best restaurants for a great price. When you need to make an impression, these are the lunch deals to book.

Avli by tashas

Avli by tashas is an absolutely charming spot that has upped the ante when it comes to what people traditionally expect from Greek cuisine. Found in DIFC, the chic location feels premium and is sure to impress any guest. The business lunch deal runs Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm, and is priced at AED130 per person with two courses, or you can add on a dessert for AED30. The menu features some of the restaurant’s signature plates, such as moussaka, chicken souvlaki and phyllo pastry.


SushiSamba Dubai

Nothing makes more of an impression than sky high views over Dubai’s manmade island Palm Jumeirah. SushiSamba offers this and more, with its brilliant Vivo business lunch. Running Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm, SushiSamba offers two courses plus a soup for AED159 per person. The meal starts with a bowl of miso soup, from there you can choose between a range of starters and a main. Dishes are a little on the smaller side, but the view and overall experience more than make up for it.

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Zuma Dubai

Zuma is one of Dubai’s most popular restaurants, and its Ebisu business lunch is consistently impressive too. For AED159 per person, the menu includes miso soup and a choice of two starters plus a main course. Options include a selection of Japanese dishes, including sushi, gyoza and even its famous black cod. The offer runs Monday to Friday between 12pm and 2pm.

Chic Nonna

Chic Nonna

Chic Nonna presents a seasonal business lunch menu priced at AED140 per person, available Monday to Friday. Indulge in a two-course menu featuring refreshing starters such as prawns sauteed with seasonal vegetables in a sweet and sour dressing and delicious mains like braised beef cheek, potato puree and sautéed broccolini. With a diverse mix of Italian cuisine and signature creations, Chic Nonna offers a sophisticated midday dining affair within DIFC.


ROKA Dubai

ROKA has a choice of four business lunch menus: classic (AED125), premium (AED180), sushi (AED210) and vegan (AED125). The selection makes it one of the best value premium business lunches in town, as all four starters come to the table and guests choose one main each. The menu is designed to be shared, so we recommend trying different menu options to offer the broadest selection. The restaurant also has an expansive terrace with a Burj Khalifa view to add to the wow-factor.

99 Sushi Bar

99 Sushi Bar in Dubai

Ready to go all out? 99 Sushi Bar is renowned for its lavish menu, and the business lunch deal is no different. The omakase lunch menu is just AED169 for a whopping nine courses, as well as a choice of tea or coffee. Running Monday to Friday between 12pm and 2:15pm, the menu includes impressive dishes like tiger prawn tempura, yellowtail nigiri with jalapeno and gochujang and quail egg with truffle.


Amazonico in Dubai

Step out of the concrete jungle and into the Amazonian jungle with Amazonico’s Menu Ejecutivo business lunch. The deal is AED130 for three courses or AED155 for four courses, available Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm. Sample dishes such as salmon ceviche, beef tartare, mushroom quinoa and wagyu beef cheek. The restaurant is decked out with leafy foliage and pretty wild decor, done in a tasteful and premium way.



If incredible views impress you most, then you need to add CÉ LA VI to your list. The spot is conveniently positioned opposite Burj Khalifa on the 54th floor, giving a brilliant view of the iconic tower in all its glory. Whether dining inside the restaurant or out on its alfresco terrace, it will be difficult to take your eyes off the world's tallest building and the city below. The standard business lunch menu is AED140 per person, or upgrade to the grand business lunch menu for AED180. Both options include a wide selection of options to build your three-course meal, with a variety of sides and drinks available to add on.

LPM Restaurant Dubai


This chic French eatery has a déjeuner d’affaires business lunch, which costs AED135 for two courses or AED185 for three courses. The selection of starters ranges from marinated beetroot to scallop ceviche, while the main courses include red mullet, chicken breast and grilled sirloin. The location is elegant and consistently busy, creating an atmospheric vibe any day of the week.

Tamoka Dubai

Tamoka Dubai at Ritz-Carlton Dubai

If your clients prefer to dine by the beach, Tamoka’s lunch deal is an ideal choice. The almuerzito menu runs Monday to Friday, 12pm to 4pm, and offers a selection of Latin-American dishes by the JBR shore. Priced at AED140 for two courses, Tamoka’s relaxed vibe, sea views and authentic cooking are sure to leave you and your guests in a positive mood.

Carnival by Trèsind

Carnival by Trèsind in Dubai

Indulge in a four-course modern Indian menu at this DIFC hotspot. Carnival by Trèsind’s business lunch menu is priced at AED110 with an amuse bouche, appetiser, main course and dessert. For those feeling extra hungry, the upgrade to five courses is just AED25. Dishes include Carnival kale salad, injipuli prawns, shami croquettes and soft shell crab with coconut sambhol. You can try it on weekdays between 12pm and 3:30pm.

Fouquet's Dubai

fouquets dubai

Be transported to the streets of Paris with a Dubai twist at Fouquet’s brasserie. Highlighted by an uninterrupted view of Burj Khalifa, this pretty restaurant has vintage street lamps, white-clothed tables and warm interiors to make you feel like you’ve stepped onto a movie set. The business lunch is AED130 for two courses or AED150 for three, and includes dishes like French onion soup, beef tataki and crispy squid to start and sea bass, gnocchi and minced beef with mashed potato gratin for mains. Don’t leave without trying the crème brûlée.

SHI Restaurant

The SHI Wu Can menu focuses on high-end Chinese cuisine, offering a top-notch business lunch every weekday between 1pm and 3pm. Priced at AED175 per person, the menu features a miso soup or salad to start, a selection of premium dumplings and main courses such as Taiwanese smoked sanpei chicken, Alaskan black cod with black bean sauce and tiger prawns in green curry sauce. The venue, found on Bluewaters Island, offers pretty sea views and a glimpse of the JBR skyline.

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