15 of the Best Buffets in Dubai

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just looking for somewhere to kick back with family over the weekend, there are no shortages of buffets in Dubai to host your outing. We've compiled a list of 15 of our most favorite buffets in Dubai to help fuel your next dining experience.

Read on for the full list.

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Location: Business Bay

Kitchen6 is an all-day dining restaurant featuring international buffets, Asian woks, Middle Eastern grills, European breads and Indian tandoors glowing through glass walls. The open kitchen invites watching chefs at work creating gastronomic delights.  

Since opening its doors in 2012, Kitchen6 has received multiple awards:  

  • Favourite All-Day Dining 2017 - FACT Awards Dubai
  • Best International Restaurant 2017 - What's on Dubai
  • Finalist, Best International Restaurant 2016 - What's on Dubai
  • Favourite International Restaurant 2015 – What’s on Dubai
  • Favourite International Restaurant 2014 – What’s on Dubai
  • Favourite International Restaurant 2013 – What’s on Dubai

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Location: Trade Centre Area

This restaurant’s motto is ‘A world of flavours’ – and it certainly lives up to its promise! With bounteous buffets, à la carte menus, and seven live cooking stations, it will whisk you from India and China to Latin America and the USA – as well as everywhere in between. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Friday brunch, Feast is perfect for family-friendly dining too.

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A La Turca

Location: Palm Jumeirah

A La Turca presents an open buffet concept that serves authentic Turkish cuisine with delicacies such as grills, kebabs, and mezzes from Eastern Anatolia, the Aegean and the Black Sea regions. Enjoy a wide variety of beverages and cocktails served either in the comfortable air-conditioned indoor seating or on the adjacent shaded terrace complemented by soothing oriental music playing in the background.

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Al Forsan

Location: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Al Forsan is an Arabic-styled restaurant serving an international buffet, with dishes from India, Europe and the Middle East. On a hot day, diners can sit inside the inviting dining hall or reserve a table outdoors, overlooking the sand dunes. With a friendly atmosphere, this is a great alternative to city-based restaurants.

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Bab Al Yam

Location: Burj Al Arab

Discover  Bab Al Yam's contemporary and sophisticated concept with floor-to-ceiling windows offering the stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Downtown Dubai, breathtaking spacious terrace and plush lounges.

Inviting, inspiring and interactive, this venue offers exquisite European cuisine buffet-style and à la carte, influenced by Middle Eastern flavours, featuring fresh and organic local produce. Taking the centre stage is an impressive brick kitchen oven giving you an opportunity to watch the award-winning chefs “in action” preparing every dish to perfection.

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Location: The Ritz Carlton, DIFC

Cara is a sophisticated breakfast and lunch restaurant that offers an international buffet with European, Asian, Middle Eastern and Indian influences, alongside an a la carte menu, with food and beverages prepared in open kitchens from the finest ingredients.

The décor is stylish and contemporary, and the staff is friendly and relaxed, creating a welcoming ambience and a memorable dining experience for guests, both inside the restaurant and outside on the spacious terrace.

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Le Meridien Village Terrace

Location: Le Meridien Hotel & Conference Center, Garhoud

Sit on the Meridien Village Terrace under a palm tree grove and enjoy the ambience set by the resident house band. This is the place to go to enjoy Dubai’s outdoor dining scene and dance the night away. White tablecloths and themed nights keep it classy and interesting at this international buffet.

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The Market

Location: Business Bay

The Market features beautiful floor to ceiling glass windows that lend diners all-encompassing views of downtown Dubai as they dine. Just like the name, all food that is served up in-season and fresh, the colors standing out, being offset by the backdrop of the neutral and ultra-contemporary interiors. The Market is great venue for a brunch or a chic business lunch.

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Flow Kitchen

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Flow Kitchen, located at the Fairmont Hotel, features cuisines from across the Middle East, India, Asia and the Mediterranean served at a venue with beach views overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Combining grandeur and intimacy, this place is a great spot for large groups and special events.

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Location: Palm Jumeirah

Kaleidoscope appeals to a wide range of international tastes by celebrating the subtly nuanced dishes of the many regions. With palate-pleasing displays of Flavours and textures draws from the very best of Indian, Mediterranean and Arabic cuisines you will be truly spoilt for choice at Kaleidoscope.  

The preparation and presentation of international cuisine, with an emphasis on international specialties, becomes a culinary art form where diners enjoy an interactive dining experience as they sample food from open buffet areas throughout the restaurant.

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Location: Nad Al Sheba

With an unparalleled view of Dubai’s world-class Al Meydan racetrack, Farriers is a great international dining choice. Serving up a great carvery on a Sunday complete with Yorkshire puddings, as well as offering a variety of choices with live cooking stations, this restaurant is the perfect option for the whole family.

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Al Maeda

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

Dine in an upscale Arabic cuisine restaurant, which provides traditions elegantly blended with glamour in style and food offering. Enjoy this fresh and modern experience created for people of all lifestyles and any occasion, all day every day. The restaurant offers a full service bar and the outdoor terrace with a breathtaking sea view, ideal to relax and try out Shisha.

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The Market Place

Location: Al Jaddaf

The Market Place is a bustling international food hub in the JW Marriott Hotel. In keeping with its name, there are live food stations with vibrant displays of fresh vegetables and fruits. This is ideal for a family meal out as there is something for everyone, with dishes from around the world. With its open restaurant style and welcoming décor it is a great place to relax on a laid-back afternoon.

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Location: Palm Jumeirah

Saffron presents dining drama within a vibrant bold, contemporary setting featuring Asian cuisine prepared at 10 theatrical cooking stations paired with modern design by award-winning New York designer Adam Tihany.

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Location: Dubai Marina

This Dubai showstopper is all about the entertainment. Mazina has 5 show-kitchens, where you and your fellow diners will be kept engaged with the non-stop action. Interactive is the word, and with an eclectic mix of cuisines on offer, including Cantonese, rotisserie, as well as, Asian, Arabic and European dishes, you won’t be at a loss when ordering. There is something for everyone.

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