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Discover this year's top 10


Your votes are in and this year's Hidden Gems winners are out. Check out Dubai's best-kept secrets, as voted by you, and make sure to enjoy the Meal Deal offer this DFF.

Winners List

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Fish Hut | Oud Metha

Seafood lovers are spoilt for choice at Fish Hut, from the fried butterfly prawns in garlic sauce to the fresh catch of the day.
AsianSeafood
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That Place Café | Jumeirah

From freshly made buns to berry pistachio pancakes and 'freaky fries', That Place Cafe does fusion food right and knows how to stand out from the crowd.
Fusion
628

Ayubowan | Jumeirah Lake Towers

Savour coconut milk-infused curries, stir-fried beef tossed with spices and addictive hoppers – one bite, and you'll be back for more.
Sri Lankan
598

Wok n Roll | Al Barsha

This pun-tastic eatery has Asian fusion dishes galore to whet the appetite. Personalise your meal with a wok bowl - comprising one sauce, carb and protein option apiece, and three vegetable choices.
Asian
504

Grub Shack | Umm Hurair

This bustling hotspot features the best home-style Goan dishes and Chinese street food, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
ChineseIndian
499

Hot Palayok | Karama

Abundant Filipino and Pan-Asian dishes can be found at Hot Palayok, which has themed evenings each week such as barbecue night and seafood night.
AsianFilipino
381

Chai and Co. | Al Warqa

This premium Emirati tea cafe is famed for its freshly-baked paratha sandwiches that are stuffed with a choice of fillings. Don't leave without trying the saffron-infused karak chai.
Emirati
171

Smat Café & Restaurant | Mirdif

Mixing style with substance, Smat Cafe & Restaurant offers Emirati treats alongside burgers, sandwiches, pastas and more.
Emirati
164

Tum Tum Asia | Oud Metha

A completely vegetarian menu sets Tum Tum Asia apart from its rivals - with an intriguing meat-free take on standards such as dim sum, Vietnamese banh and sushi.
Asian
164

Wooden Cellar | Sports City

Sample traditional Greek dishes, inspired by the kitchens of grandmothers (or "yiayias").
Greek
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