Tasty Offers on Authentic Arabic Meals Out Across the UAE

Tasty Offers on Authentic Arabic Meals Out Across the UAE

From Manakeesh to Umm Ali, Arabic food is as varied as it is delicious. And now you can sample more of it for less when you take advantage of the exclusive deals offered by your UAE or Dubai bank. Here’s our top pick of the cash saving bank offers at Arabic restaurants across the UAE, which let you indulge your appetite without bloating your overdraft.


To enjoy a truly Levatine experience in Dubai, head to Olea. This contemporary restaurant combines traditional recipes and cooking methods to conjure up signature dishes with roots in the delicious cuisines of Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, and southern Turkey. And if you pay with your Mashreq, Citibank, NBAD or Emirates NBD credit or debit card, you can enjoy a saving of 20% off your meal. Located on the second floor of the Kempinski Hotel in the Mall of the Emirates, Olea is perfectly placed for a refreshing break during your next shopping trip.

Heads up: 20% discount for Mashreq, Citibank, NBAD, and Emirates NBD card holders

Al Dawaar

The unique revolving Al Dawaar restaurant has long been one of Dubai’s most appealing places to eat out. And now you can enjoy an equally appealing 20% off your meal if you have a Mashreq or Emirates NBD card. Located at the top of the Hyatt Regency, Deira, you can enjoy Arabic flavours or choose from the menu of international cuisine as you sit back and enjoy the 360 degree view. Peering down on to the old souks and abras criss-crossing the creek as you enjoy your mezze is a uniquely Arabic experience. And with the views stretching to the gleaming Burj Khalifa and high-rise skyline of Downtown, you can enjoy old and new Dubai as you eat.

Heads up: 20% discount for Mashreq and Emirates NBD card holders.


If you’re in Abu Dhabi, sample authentic Arabic flavours at Kamoon. Located at the Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan – Rotana hotel, customers with an ADCB and UNB credit or debit card can save 20% off the bill. This smart Middle Eastern restaurant is open until late, and you can dine inside or outside on the terrace beside the pool. As you’d expect, cumin (Kamoon in Arabic) features heavily in the varied menu, which includes everything from virtuous options like quinoa salad through to indulgent halawa bil jibn.

Heads up: 20% discount when you pay with your ADCB or UNB credit or debit card.

Zaman Awal

To sample real Emirati hospitality, head to Zaman Awal in Al Boom Tourist Village. The ideal place to treat family or friends to everything from a buffet lunch to fresh grilled seafood, come here to immerse yourself in Dubai’s rich heritage. And now CBD and Emirates Islamic Bank card holders can sit back and enjoy the bustling views of Deira and the Creek from the terrace happy in the knowledge that they’ve just saved 15% off their bill.

Heads up: 15% discount for CBD and Emirates Islamic Bank card holders.

Bayt Al Wakeel

Yes, modern Dubai is all about the gleaming buildings. But to get to the heart of the city, you need to spend some time by the Creek, where it all began. And you couldn’t get closer to this historic location than at Bayt Al Wakeel, which literally hangs out over the water. The menu offers classic Arabic fare, such as grilled meat and fish as well as plenty of mezze. If it’s too hot to dine al fresco, you can eat inside this heritage building, located just around the corner from the textile souk. And if you pay with your Mashreq or RAKBANK credit or debit card you can take 15% off the bill, without any haggle.

Heads up: 15% discount for Mashreq and RAKBANK card holders.

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