22 Places for Gluten-Free Dining in Dubai Gluten-free vegan sandwiches with beet hummus, raw vegetables and sprouts | © sarsmis / Shutterstock
Whether you’re eating gluten-free because you have coeliac disease or because you’re making the switch for lifestyle reasons,
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.
One Cafe Cafe, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Healthy, Coffee, Tea
This hippie cafe offers healthy options for everyone. Try the pancakes, they’re sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free.
Gluten-free pancakes | Unsplash / Pexels
Urban Bistro Bistro, Cafe, Healthy, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian, $ $$
This Paleo gem is great for breakfast and lunch. They create foods that are free from sugar, gluten, dairy and soy. To keep their dishes fresh, the menu changes every 3 months.
Spinach and Chicken Salad | Pexels
Eggspectation Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, Vegetarian, Canadian, American, $ $$ Rye bread toast and poached egg with green salad and cherry tomatoes
This beach restaurant caters to gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyles. They are obsessed with – you guessed it – eggs.
Rye bread toast and poached egg with green salad and cherry tomatoes | © Anikona Ann / Shutterstock
Pantry Cafe Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, $ $$
A health orientated cafe with gluten-free, dairy free and vegetarian options. Go here for lunch and try one of the flavourful risottos or salads.
Cycle Bistro Bistro, Healthy, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dessert, Gluten-free, $ $$
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.
Goat cheese lentil salad | © futuristman / Shutterstock
tashas Cafe, Restaurant, European, Vegetarian, $$ $
This popular restaurant specialises in creating new healthy delicacies. Try the salmon zucchini or buckwheat flapjacks.
Homemade diet flap jacks with pistachio and nuts | © merc67 / Shutterstock
Elevation Burger Restaurant, Fast Food, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $ $$
This 24-hour eatery has some of the tastiest and healthiest burgers in the city. Try the organic, grass-fed, free-range burger in a lettuce wrap.
Black Angus hamburger with guacamole | © SKABARCAT / Shutterstock
Freedom Pizza Pizzeria, Italian, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Healthy, Vegan Potato and chicken gluten-free pizza
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.
Potato and chicken gluten-free pizza | © zoryanchik / Shutterstock
Skyview Bar Bar, Cocktail Bar, Fusion, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, Gluten-free, $$$
Take in breathtaking views of the city and enjoy a high class afternoon tea that caters to all types of diets, including gluten-free at the Burj Al Arab.
The Farm Restaurant, Healthy, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$ $
Known for their high tea, this restaurant has an assortment of unique meals that cater to all needs. Try the gluten-free waffles.
Waffles | © Nabil Boukala / Unsplash
Kitsch Counter Bakery, Dessert, Pastries, Gluten-free, $ $$
Want an afternoon snack but not feeling like going out? This delivery service opened after the huge success of its predecessor Kitsch Cupcakes. I recommend the cupcakes, but they have real food too.
Homemade Cakes | Pixabay
Carluccio’s Restaurant, Italian, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, $ $$ Carluccio's gluten-free seafood pasta
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.
COYA Restaurant, Peruvian, South American
This renowned Peruvian restaurant comes with a separate gluten-free menu. If you only try one restaurant on this list, make it this one.
Traditional peruvian fish trucha served in a restaurant | © Jiri Vondrous / Shutterstock
Rang Mahal Restaurant, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Rang Mahal, a sophisticated Indian restaurant, is run by celebrity chef
and is famous for having flavour packed dishes that also happen to be gluten friendly.
Indian prawn curry | © Bonchan / Shutterstock | © Bonchan / Shutterstock
Pad Thai Restaurant, Thai, $$ $
Feel like eating Thai? This romantic restaurant has a separate gluten-free menu with similar alternatives to their standard menu.
Pad Thai | Pixabay
Zuma Restaurant, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, $$$
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.
Sugaholic Bakeshop Bakery, Healthy, Pastries, Fast Food, Dessert, Gluten-free, $ $$ Gluten-free berries and peach cake
If you’re in need of a gluten-free sugary dessert, look no further. Sugaholic Bakeshop makes succulent cakes that cater to all dietary needs. Place a customised order by phoning ahead.
Skinny Genie Bakery, Healthy, $ $$ Gluten-free hazelnut cookies with chocolate and pistachios
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.
Gluten-free hazelnut cookies with chocolate and pistachios| © lpshutter / Shutterstock
Sweet Connection Bakery, Healthy Homemade gluten free bread
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.
Homemade gluten free bread | © Katarzyna Wojtasik / Shutterstock | © Katarzyna Wojtasik/Shutterstock
Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar Bar, Tapas, European, Vegetarian, Cocktails, Wine, Beer, $$$
Sip on a cocktail while soaking in the stunning 360 degree view of The Marina. If you get hungry, order a selection of gluten-free tapas.
View of the Dubai Marina | Zizome / Pixabay
Asia Asia Bar, Restaurant, Asian, $$ $ Spice Route Brunch, Asia Asia
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.
Sushi | © Lisovskaya Natalia / Shutterstock
Bussola Bar, Restaurant, Italian, Fast Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Wine, Beer, $$ $ Crema Catalana, a typical catalan dessert
Enjoy a drink by the ocean with a scrumptious gluten-free treat, like the crema catalana or the hazelnut and stracciatella parfait.
Crema Catalana, a typical catalan dessert | © funkyfrogstock / Shutterstock