The Business of Lunch: Meals on a budget in Dubai
$15 (AED55) for 2 courses at a fine dining venue sounds like a deal to us
When you’re eating out every day, you want a meal on a budget. But what you don’t want is a lousy meal. The good news is that you don’t have to settle. Below are 5 business lunches that are wallet and appetite friendly. Cocktail Kitchen: Jumeirah Lake Tower’s hip venue offers a business lunch for $16 (AED59), which is what you’d normally pay for a takeaway salad or sandwich. Cocktail Kitchen offers a starter, a main and a dessert, plus tea or coffee, with options including four-cheese lasagne and sea bream. The Gramercy: So you want to have a steak for lunch but don’t want to pay over $27 (AED100) for it? Head down to The Gramercy in Dubai International Financial Centre, where you can opt for meals such as rib eye steak or pan friend sea brim with soup and desert for just $20 (AED75). Toko’s: If you’re a fan of Japanese food, we recommend you try Toko’s business lunch comprising edamame or miso soup for starters and one large main course plate for $15 (AED55). Signature dishes include Peking Duck Roll and California Roll. Fuchsia: Dubbed a “light” lunch, Fuchsia’s business meal includes dishes such as coconut soup, sea bass and minced chicken salad. The deal includes a choice of starter and main course for $16 (AED59) along with a lemongrass iced tea or small still water. Junoon: In the mood for Indian food? Michelin-starred restaurant Junoon in Downtown Dubai offers guests a 2 course business lunch with classic dishes such as eggplant chaat and chicken tikka. The lunch is priced at $25 (AED90).