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Top UAE-Based Pakistani Restaurants You Should Visit

We wanted to share our top 13 eateries where Pakistani expats can have some delectable remembrances of home in honor of the 71st anniversary of Pakistan’s independence. Why not take the family out and get something to eat? Here is our guide to Pakistani restaurants near me.

B&B Cricket Bar

You need look no further than B&B if you enjoy Nihari and mouth-melting meat. The greatest Nihari in Dubai is reportedly served at BnB Cricket Bar, which is close to Lamcy Plaza and more recently in Motor City. In addition, they offer excellent Halwa Puri, which is a favourite “weekend brunch” back home.

Location: Oud Metha and Motor City 

Cost for two people: Dh100

Bar B Q Tonight

Readers of Gulf News have given Bar B Q high praise and asked that it be added to the list. This Pakistani restaurant Dubai offers an open buffet format and features a wide variety of foods. No matter which dish you choose—Shami kebab, Reshmi kebab, Malai tikka, or fried fish—it will be of excellent quality and delightful flavour. Its chicken biryani is also well-regarded. Their assistance is friendly and helpful. Don’t forget to finish your meal with some of their Shahi halwa, which is reportedly sugar-free so even people with diabetes can enjoy the dish.

Location: 2nd December Street, Al Hudaiba 

Timings: Daily from 12.30 pm to 12.30 am

The Kebab Shop

The Kebab Shop, which has locations in four different districts of Dubai, is well-known for its fantastic Kebab Masala, which is hidden under the menu’s section devoted to specialty curries. The Kebab Masala is a thick dish that tastes best when served with warm tandoori rotis and raita and is created with juicy seekh kababs (kebabs of minced meat that have been barbecued). It is one of the best Pakistani restaurants near me

Location: Sports City, Silicon Oasis, Media City and Discovery Gardens 

Cost for two people: Dh75

Nayaab Handi

It’s difficult to decide what to get because their menu has so many fantastic selections. Fortunately, they provide a buffet option that offers a little bit of everything wonderful rather than a lot of everything great!

Don’t even consider going there if you want to lose weight. Various BBQ meats, curries, seafood, and even Chinese food are available at the buffet. The large BBQ grill that is placed on your table as part of their buffet is the finest part since it allows you to enjoy scorching hot food without getting up.

Location: Al Satwa 

Cost of Buffet: Starts from Dh54 and goes up to Dh74 per person


Various Pakistani foods, including bun kababs, curries, and BBQ, are served at Spinzer. The Kebab rolls, however, are the reason this eatery was included on the list. Kebab rolls, which come in a range of chicken and mutton flavours, are the fast food wraps of India. They also serve these rolls in a Chapati rather than a deep-fried paratha if you’re aiming to stay in shape. Always remember to request more chutney to give those rolls that extra kick!

Location: Al Barsha and Oud Metha 

Cost for two people: Dh70

Pak Lyari – Meena Bazaar

Without Biryani, what use is a list of Pakistani restaurants Dubai? Pak Lyari’s Mutton biryani is the undisputed champion in my book among the various establishments that have made claims to serve the best biryani in the UAE. With just one bite of their mutton biryani, Pak Lyari, a hidden gem in Meena Bazaar, transports you to your native country. If you don’t like mutton, they also have excellent chicken Biryani. Naturally, a meal wouldn’t be complete without dessert; Zafrani Kheer.

Location: Meena Bazaar and Naif 

Cost for two people: Dh50


Wakha, which is in Barsha and more recently Al Nahda Dubai, is well-known for its Chapli Kababs. In addition to their Afghani Pulao, Shinwari Karahi, and Chapli Kebabs, these dishes come highly recommended.

The only drawbacks are the lengthy lines outside the restaurant on weekends and the length of time it takes for the meal to arrive at your table. However, since every item is freshly prepared, perhaps this isn’t such a drawback.

Locations: Al Barsha and Al Nahda 

Cost for two people: Dh140

Student Biryani

This restaurant’s unusual name is a result of its interesting past. Student Biryani was the name of a modest roadside eatery that sold biryani to students. Since then, the shop has made significant progress by expanding its menu. I adore this eatery for its Haleem, Shami Kebabs, and scorching hot tandoori roti even though their biryani is a strong candidate for one of the greatest.

Locations: Al Barsha, Al Nahda and Al Karama 

Cost for two people: Dh70

Lal Qila

This elegant Mughlai-themed eatery offers delectable Pakistani food near me, a traditional buffet. The Mughlai, tandoori, and an incredible live barbecue station that serves delicious traditional Indo-Pakistani cuisine are some of the delicacies that stand out.

Location: Jumeirah 1, Al Wasl Road 1, Near Enoc Petrol Station 

Timings: Daily from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm, 9.30p m to 12 am

Delhi Nihari Sharjah

In the center of Sharjah, Delhi Nihari, one of the top Pakistani restaurants Dubai, was established in 1978. They provide savory cuisine at affordable prices. In fact, they are renowned for offering high-quality meals at incredibly inexpensive costs. We advise trying their mutton biryani and bihari kebab.

Location: Juma Al Majid Building, Al Nahda Complex, Opposite Sahara Centre, Sharjah 

Timings: Daily from 6am to 2am

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