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Old Jun 24th 2014, 12:55 pm
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where are your favourite eating spots? Not in fancy 5* hotels but local eateries. We all know Ravis....but where else do you like to go?

We've been recently to Maharaja Bhog which was formerly Rajdhani (a Thali restaurant in Bur Dubai). it's now classed as Karama though it's nearer Oud Metha.

For 35 AED the waiters just keep topping up your bowls with various scrumptious delights, (we had 6 choices including sweet dal, a potato curry, a tomato curry, a green pepper/paneer curry, etc) with popadums, pickles, chapatis, rice, rotis, mango puree and a halwa pudding. Hic!
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where are your favourite eating spots? Not in fancy 5* hotels but local eateries. We all know Ravis....but where else do you like to go?

We've been recently to Maharaja Bhog which was formerly Rajdhani (a Thali restaurant in Bur Dubai). it's now classed as Karama though it's nearer Oud Metha.

For 35 AED the waiters just keep topping up your bowls with various scrumptious delights, (we had 6 choices including sweet dal, a potato curry, a tomato curry, a green pepper/paneer curry, etc) with popadums, pickles, chapatis, rice, rotis, mango puree and a halwa pudding. Hic!
Eat and Drink on Al Wasl road (next to big Choitrams).
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Yes agreed, big thumbs up to them. Though interestingly some of their other branches are rubbish. We'd rather drive 20 minutes and get to them there than go to the one 5 minutes away!
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AlZahra resturant in front of AlGhubaiba Bus Station in Bur Dubai
Next to that is Lahori Gate and round the corner is Desi Max
All 3 have very good indian / Paki food and all are very clean
yes I order takeaway from them all the time and yes I am fat
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Gazebo - Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai, an Indian restaurant.

I order a take away at least once a week. Their only failing, it's not very spicy, I ask them to make mine extra extra spicy.
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Caspian for Iranian, Seaview for Seafood, Hungry Tiger for Indian, Fraiche Cafe, The Hamptons, I could go on forever
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Samad Al Iraqi is good, not cheap. But good.
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Bombay Chowpatty for great dosas and butter chicken.
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Fuddruckers in Garhoud for the juiciest burgers in town with as much salad and toppings as you want for Dhs37 with potato wedges. For Chinese, the sizzling sweet and sour hammour at the place next to Sana department store in Karama takes some beating.
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Special Ostadi in Bur Dubai. fantastic Iranian Kebabs
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Got a wiki - UAE Places to Eat : British Expat Wiki

How many of those are still about? Any one want to add anything new to the list, go right ahead
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Got a wiki - UAE Places to Eat : British Expat Wiki

How many of those are still about? Any one want to add anything new to the list, go right ahead
I've very quickly removed a few that no longer exist and added a couple, but it's a never ending job as there are so many places in Dubai, plus many more in Abu Dhabi these days.
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I've very quickly removed a few that no longer exist and added a couple, but it's a never ending job as there are so many places in Dubai, plus many more in Abu Dhabi these days.
I figured as much....it's been a while since I last checked it out and added any recommendations that came up in threads....bit though to see what's still around when one's not a bod on the ground
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