Nestled in the paradise that is Al Barari, The Farm Dubai allows you to escape the busy city life and trade the concrete jungle for a truly magnificent tropical oasis.
Right off Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Al Barari has managed to create a world of its own within the heart of Dubai complete with winding roads and an abundance of natural greenery - a hidden gem by every definition. By the time you arrive at The Farm, you will notice that the only audible sounds are those of flowing water and chirping birds.
The main venue itself boasts a very minimal design that is almost entirely white. Outside though, you will find their main terrace which is situated along a flowing stream and a beautiful pond. Here, guests can talk a stroll around The Farm's expansive property, where they can discover hidden bridges and picturesque forest scenery.
Read on to find out everything you need to know about The Farm before visiting.
Reviews of The Farm
Here's what a few diners at The Farm had to say about their experience.
Been there for breakfast and we simply fell in love with the place. The had indoor and outdoor seating and the place is surrounded with green trees (that's what al-barari mean!). Ordered Thai Omelette with smoked salmon blended with eggs and cheese, both dishes we superior to our expectations. The staff were friendly with our son and we enjoyed the peaceful view at the mini waterfall! We strongly believe that this place can be visited at anytime and you will definetly enjoy the food and the peace!
Amazing venue ! Amazing food ! Amazing service ! We celebrated our first anniversary at The Farm and it was just perfect. A big thanks to the team. See you soon.
The Farm's Menu
Featuring an in house herb garden, you can expect the menu at The Farm to be fresh and organic without compromising on taste. A combination of Mediterranean, Italian, Thai, and European cuisine, the menu is equally as expansive as the venue itself.
Their starters range from chicken satay to seared yellow fin tuna with everything in between. Their main courses range from hearty meat and chicken dishes to pastas and light refreshing salads.
One of their main selling points though, is their lavish breakfast offerings. Complete with a fresh bakery inside the premises, you can expect only the freshest baked goods to start your morning.
Top 5 dishes at the Farm
- Fish and Chips
- Mushroom Risotto
- Chicken Tikka Masala
- Boneless Milk Fed Veal
- The Farm Chicken Carbonara
The Farm at Al Barari on average will cost AED 280 for two people which is assuming you order two appetizers, two main courses, two drinks, and a dessert. To give an example, their eggs Florentine costs AED 45, their fattoush salad AED 48, and their fish and chips AED 75.
If you're looking to spoil yourself at The Farm, they offer a daily Afternoon Tea that is priced at AED 175 per person. The package includes a selection of sandwiches, desserts, and fresh scones, all served with fresh cream and jams. Also included per person is 2 drinks, where guests can choose between freshly squeezed juices, coffee/tea, or soft drinks.
Arriving by public transportation?
Here's how much it'll cost you to get here from various points around Dubai by taxi.
From Downtown Dubai: AED 40
From Dubai Marina: AED 76
From Mirdif: AED 45
From Deira: AED 57
From Jumeirah: AED 52
From Motor City: AED 49
Wedding and Events
Due to how beautiful The Farm is, it is often used as a venue for weddings and events. The Farm provides its guests with tailor-made packages for events such as engagements, weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and even corporate events.
For those interested, they can fill out the form on their site and they will respond with estimates and packages they offer.
The Farm offers various custom made baked goods for events including, macaroons, cupcakes, and gluten free cakes. These desserts are perfect for special occasions whether you host them at The Farm or elsewhere. All desserts are freshly baked and require a 48 hour notice to prepare. They will be available for pick up from the restaurant itself and guests are required to pay a 50% deposit before they will start production.
Average prices for their custom desserts are as follows.
Custom Cake: AED 145 per kg
Cupcakes: AED 24 per cupcake
Macaroons: AED 5 per macaroon
Classic Cake: AED 185 per kg
For more information, fill out the request form on their website.
The dress code at The Farm can be described as the casual end of smart casual. Due to its location at Al Barari, with numerous residential areas within its vicinity, it is not uncommon for certain guests to arrive in casual attire for a quick bite to eat. That shouldn't keep you from dressing up for a lunch or dinner also giving you the opportunity for some great photos.