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Bu Qtair Fish Restaurant

Old 32B Street, Fishing Harbour 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
+971 55 705 2130
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Bu Qtair Restaurant Dubai  United Arab Emirates

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Sun - Sat 11:30am - 11:40pm

Bu Qtair Restaurant

It's no secret that a city's best food isn't always served on a white tablecloth and in Dubai, the best example of this adage is Bu Qtair. Until the 1920s, most of Dubai’s population (7,000 of the 10,000 people who lived here) worked in the pearling and fishing industry. Fish has played a central role of the emirate’s cuisine and history. Bu Qtair, a modest cafeteria behind the Burj al Arab, offers a no-fuss taste of this tradition. Come early to avoid the long waiting times. With the staff hollering customers’ names and the delicous aroma of fish and shrimp cooking invigorating the atmosphere, this simple restaurant should not be missed, especially if you’re looking for a change from the city’s more luxurious dining venues.