Traveling to the Greek Islands is every travel fanatics dream. Santorini and Mykonos have been topping our bucket list for a while now. But, the magical city Dubai is, it never fails to surprise us! So what if we cant travel to Greece, Dubai brings to us an array of beautiful restaurants and hotels that transports us to the Mediterranean, that too with zero air fare! Are you ready to travel to the Greek world? Here are some hot picks for you.
1. Fish Beach Taverna, Dubai Marina
A walk into the Greek cave house with narrow cobbled paths reminding you of the streets in Santorini. Enjoy the evening sun while dinning at the beach overlooking the Palm Jumeriah. They serve Aegean cuisine, making it a healthy dine in option for many.
2. Barista Lab, Al Garhoud
Newly opened corner coffee shop in Dubai. Greek themed restaurants are growing in number but this one is the first Mediterranean Coffee shop to come up in the city. A mini oasis with bright bougainvillea covering the walls, taking you on a holiday while you sip their speciality coffee.
3. Sansation, Motor City
Whitewashed walls with turquoise accents, Sansation has a lovely ambience and a great location facing the lake. A Greece meets Dubai experience offering Arabian and Middle Eastern cuisine.
4. C Restaurant, Sheikh Zayed Road
Enjoy an authentic Greek night at this mini Island which caters to a variety of cuisines. Popular for their seafood, they provide unique experiences like catching your own fish, live counters and ofcourse the uber stylish Instagrammable interiors.
5. OPA, Trade Centre
A traditional Greek dinning, owned and run by Greek natives. They introduced their Greek culture to Dubai with Zorba dance and smashing plates. They also have a dress code to dress up smart!
Thrilled to travel Greece in Dubai?
(Contributed by Safia Mansoor)