airport_transferbarbathtubbusiness_facilitieschild_activitieschildcareconnecting_roomcribsfree_wifigymhot_tubinternetkitchennon_smokingpetpoolresturantski_in_outski_shuttleski_storagesmoking_areaspastar
Sign In
Gluten-free vegan sandwiches with beet hummus, raw vegetables and sprouts │ © sarsmis / Shutterstock
Gluten-free vegan sandwiches with beet hummus, raw vegetables and sprouts │ © sarsmis / Shutterstock
Save to wishlist

22 Places for Gluten-Free Dining in Dubai

Picture of Jessica Milek
Updated: 12 July 2017
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.

Urban Bistro

Bistro, Cafe, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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, Chicken Salad l Pexels

Spinach and Chicken Salad | Pexels

More Info
Sun - Sat:
7:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Eggspectation

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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, Cherry tomato | © AnikonaAnn/Shutterstock

Rye bread toast and poached egg with green salad and cherry tomatoes | © Anikona Ann / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun - Sat:
7:00 am - 12:01 am

Pantry Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist
Salad with squash and kale
Salad with squash and kale | Stacy Spensley / Flickr

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.

More Info
Sun - Sat:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Cycle Bistro

Bistro, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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.

Prepared with a special presentation, goat cheese lentil salad © futuristman / Shutterstock

Goat cheese lentil salad | © futuristman / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun - Tue:
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - None:
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - None:
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

tashas

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, Contemporary, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Homemade diet flap jacks with pistachio and nuts | © merc67 / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun - Thu:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - None:
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - None:
8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Elevation Burger

Restaurant, Fast Food, $$$
Save to wishlist

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.

Hamburger of Black Angus with guacamole | © SKABARCAT/Shutterstock

Black Angus hamburger with guacamole | © SKABARCAT / Shutterstock

More Info

Freedom Pizza

Pizzaria, Fast Food, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Potato and chicken gluten-free pizza | © zoryanchik / Shutterstock

More Info
Fri - Tue:
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wed - Thu:
11:00 am - 4:00 am

The Farm

Restaurant, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Waffles | © Nabil Boukala / Unsplash

More Info
Sun - Sat:
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Kitsch Counter

Bakery, Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Homemade Cakes | Pixabay

More Info
Sun - Sat:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Meal service:

Takeaway

COYA

Restaurant, Peruvian, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Traditional peruvian fish trucha served in a restaurant | © Jiri Vondrous / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun - Sat:
12:30 pm - 1:30 am

Skinny Genie

Healthy, $$$
Save to wishlist

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

Gluten-free hazelnut cookies with chocolate and pistachios| © lpshutter / Shutterstock

More Info
Sat - Thu:
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Meal service:

Takeaway

Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar

Bar, Asian, Mediterranean, $$$
Save to wishlist

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 http://bit.ly/2jOo6ii

View of the Dubai Marina | Zizome / Pixabay

More Info
Sun - Sat:
10:00 am - 1:00 am

Asia Asia

Bar, Restaurant, Asian, $$$
Save to wishlist
ART_1443
Asia Asia | © Solutions Leisure Group

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

Sushi | © Lisovskaya Natalia / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun:
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon:
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue:
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wed:
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu:
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri:
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat:
2:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bussola

Restaurant, Bar, Italian, $$$
Save to wishlist

Enjoy a drink by the ocean with a scrumptious gluten-free treat, like the crema catalana or the hazelnut and stracciatella parfait.

Typical catalan dessert, crema catalana© funkyfrogstock/Shutterstock

Crema Catalana, a typical catalan dessert | © funkyfrogstock / Shutterstock

More Info
Sun - None:
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm