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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

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Smat Café & Restaurant | Mirdif

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

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.

Wooden Cellar | Sports City

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