Review: Fai, The Palace – Downtown Dubai

We picked Fai in The Palace Hotel Downtown for early evening drinks. We wanted somewhere in Downtown that would be a bit special but not too crowded and from reviews this seemed to tick the…

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Review: Junsui restaurant, Burj al Arab

What’s the story? Junsui is the Asian inspired offering at the Burj Al Arab with Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian and Korean dishes on offer served across 8 live cooking stations. It’s a self service format…

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Review: Drinks at Gold on 27, Burj Al Arab

For Christmas we had a voucher for dinner at Junsui (full review here) which is one of the restaurants in the Burj Al Arab. As you can imagine, we were beyond excited. It’s not every…

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Review: Imperium brunch – Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm – Dubai

What’s the story? Imperium is one of a number of restaurants in the grand (being an understatement) Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and alongside another (highly recommended) restaurant next door, the Rib Room, offers a brunch. This…

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Top tips: Dubai – a few FAQs

Before I get too far into our stint in Dubai – I thought it would be good to reflect on the first six months and share some of the lessons learnt for anyone else who…

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