Whether you’re eating gluten-free because you have coeliac disease or because you’re making the switch for lifestyle reasons, Dubai has options that will work for you. Skip the bread and enjoy a grill with baba ganoush, hummus and fresh veggies. Here are the top restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner that understand gluten-free dining.
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This Paleo gem is great for breakfast and lunch. They create foods that are free from sugar, gluten, dairy and soy. To keep their dishes fresh, the menu changes every 3 months.
This beach restaurant caters to gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyles. They are obsessed with – you guessed it – eggs.
This Paleo restaurant creates foods that are free of sugar, gluten, dairy and soy. To keep their dishes fresh, the menu changes every 3 months.
This popular restaurant specialises in creating new healthy delicacies. Try the salmon zucchini or buckwheat flapjacks.
Looking for a quick bite? Freedom Pizza, formerly known as NKD, is a popular fast food joint that is known for gluten-free pizzas and quick delivery times.
Take in breathtaking views of the city and enjoy a high class afternoon tea that caters to all types of diets, including gluten-free at the Burj Al Arab.
Known for their high tea, this restaurant has an assortment of unique meals that cater to all needs. Try the gluten-free waffles.
Want an afternoon snack but not feeling like going out? This delivery service opened after the huge success of its predecessor Kitsch Cupcakes. I recommend the cupcakes, but they have real food too.
Dine out for dinner at this famous Italian restaurant which has a dedicated gluten-free menu. The gluten-free range includes tasty pastas, sauces and breads.
This renowned Peruvian restaurant comes with a separate gluten-free menu. If you only try one restaurant on this list, make it this one.
Rang Mahal, a sophisticated Indian restaurant, is run by celebrity chef Atul Kochhar and is famous for having flavour packed dishes that also happen to be gluten friendly.
Feel like eating Thai? This romantic restaurant has a separate gluten-free menu with similar alternatives to their standard menu.
This exceptional Japanese restaurant has a gluten-free menu that includes many popular items. Try a selection of their grilled dishes and sushi, or call ahead of time to customise your menu.
If you’re in need of a gluten-free sugary dessert, look no further. Sugaholic Bakeshop makes succulent cakes that cater to all dietary needs. Place a customised order by phoning ahead.
If you have a sweet tooth and don’t feel like hunting around town, this dedicated gluten-free delivery service bakes a variety of organic and healthy sweets, ranging from cookies to cakes.
Sweet Connection owner Areej Jomaa is so passionate about gluten-free baking that she makes her own flour. If you find yourself closer to Jumeirah, the sister company, The Gluten Free Kitchen & Cafe is situated in Mercato Mall.
Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar
Sip on a cocktail while soaking in the stunning 360 degree view of The Marina. If you get hungry, order a selection of gluten-free tapas.
This popular lounge is known for its fresh take on Asian fusion cuisine and caters to customers with gluten intolerances. Go for dinner or just for a bite with drinks.
Enjoy a drink by the ocean with a scrumptious gluten-free treat, like the crema catalana or the hazelnut and stracciatella parfait.
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