Top
Dubai

Top five places to eat in Ibn Battuta Mall

Top five places to eat at this family-friendly mall
Step into this shopping haven and you’ll be whisked away to the time of legendary explorer Ibn Battuta, who travelled across the Middle East and North Africa. This Dubai Summer Surprises, shop at some of the best retailers in town as you walk through the mall’s courts – named for regions like Persia, Andalusia and India – and refuel at one of these diverse and delicious dining options.
1

Hatam Restaurant

Affordable Iranian flavours

Hatam Restaurant

Affordable Iranian flavours

This restaurant serves authentic, simple Iranian favourites in the mall’s China Court, and is pleasantly easy on the wallet. Plunge into a variety of flavourful grilled meats with jewelled rice dishes. The yoghurt kebab is a house favourite.
Contact Details
China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali Village
  +971 4 366 9988

dubai-malls-guide
2

India Palace

Mughal-era biryani

India Palace

Mughal-era biryani

This reliable dining spot offers a selection of hearty tandoor dishes and seafood specialties. As you take in the palatial yet relaxed interiors, the aroma of slow-cooked meats is sure to get your tummy rumbling. Afterwards, tuck into a serving of addictive, syrupy gulab jamun (traditional milk-based sweets).
Contact Details
Near Novo Cinemas, China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall
  +971 4 368 5569

dubai-malls-guide
3

Zaatar W Zeit

Lebanese street food

Zaatar W Zeit

Lebanese street food

A favourite for many a local, this casual eatery serves fresh, flavourful Lebanese street food. From delicious specialty wraps made with oat dough, to zaatar and cheese manakeesh and fattoush salad, there's plenty of options for vegetarians and fussy eaters.

Contact Details
Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali Village
  +971 600 522 231

dubai-malls-guide
4

Shakespeare & Co.

Delightful desserts await

Shakespeare & Co.

Delightful desserts await

Paying homage to Elizabethan times with ornate interiors and pastel-hued wallpaper,Shakespeare & Co. is surprisingly best known for its French pastries. The patisserie’s soft macarons are among the best in Dubai. If you’re hungry for more than a sweet snack, dive into an extensive menu featuring delicious eggy delights and smoked salmon sandwiches.
Contact Details
China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali Village, Dubai
  +971 4 553 0689

dubai-malls-guide
5

Pizza Express

Fuss-free Italian

Pizza Express

Fuss-free Italian

The beloved Italian food chain is a popular pizza parlour in Dubai, serving up a wide variety of pizzas, pastas and antipasti. Dig into Pizza Express' delectable dough balls to start with, before indulging in a classic margherita or spicy Diavolo (with hot spiced beef, your choice of chillis and Tabasco for an extra kick).
Contact Details
China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali Village
  +971 4 368 5134

dubai-malls-guide