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Al Sufouh Rd | Al Sufouh Road, Dubai 213084, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 511 7391
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12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 23:30
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bussola had a really nice atmosphere, and a view which overlooked the sea. The food was delicious, pizza and a nice glass of wine to suit everybody. I even had tirimisu for desert which was also very good. The staff were friendly and attentive and made our evening very enjoyable. I thought the prices were very reasonable too, all things... More 

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kampala
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been here twice now and the food has been consistently first class. Our waiter last night - Santosh Rao- made the evening - excellent service. First time i had pasta with clams and white wine, my husband had the sea food pasta, (a massive basket of fresh, yummy breads arrives before you even start) both dishes had perfectly cooked pasta... More 

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Mumbai, India
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153 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this "casual" place. The pizzeria is on top deck -- you'll be treated like a regular on your first visit. The restaurant has many signature pies, but I really enjoy the cracker-thin crust that nevertheless stands up well to high-quality, traditional ingredients like fresh mozzarella, basil, and ripe plum tomato. Garlic bread, airy and light on the... More 

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Thank Pravin L
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear Pravin L, Thank you very much for sharing such a positive feedback with us. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and especially appreciated our extensive menu. It would be our pleasure to welcoming you back in the nearby future. Best Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the garden of the hôtel Westin this place has a big terrasse Italian cuisine The quality of the food was very good but service was a bit slow The music was not too loud

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Thank mimidoumi
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear mimidoumi, Thank you very much you taking the time to review our restaurant on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the food at our restaurant. We have taken note of your comments regarding the service and the music and shared them with our team as we constantly strive to improve our guests’ experience at Bussola. It... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an absolutely fantastic restaurant and well worth a visit even if you are not staying at the resort.

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Thank Gladys W
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear Gladys W, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit to Bussola. We are looking forward to welcoming to back to our restaurant in the nearby future. Kind Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit but it will not be my last....The pizza was excellent and I ambiance was perfect for girlfriends to get together and have wine and pizza. The outdoor is casual but keeps the theme of the resort.

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Thank shannon l
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear shannon l, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your visit to Bussola and that you particularly appreciated the food and the ambiance. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our restaurant in the nearest future. Warm Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in Dubai. I usually go there for the pizzas which are fantastic. I prefer the upstairs section where it's outdoors especially during winter months. Nice ambiance and food is served at a good pace.

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MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. It is great to read that you enjoyed your dining experience at our pizzeria and that you especially appreciated the food and the atmosphere. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at Bussola - and both times at lunch. Each time I came for the set menu at a great value of AED 120 per person but ended up ordering from the a la carte menu instead of the set lunch option. The menu is quite exciting in my opinion and the food has never disappointed.... More 

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Thank JasmineArika
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear JasmineArika, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such positive feedback with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit to Bussola and that you particularly appreciated our lunch set much along with the ambiance. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back in the nearby future. Kind Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

Dubai
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the finest Italian restaurant in Westin. They have the lower and upper deck, lower being more fine dinning with a nice outdoor area and the upper deck just serving salads and pizzas. Have been here on multiple occasion and this place never disappoints. The ambiance is just right, the staff is very friendly and the food has always... More 

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Thank Bharat M H
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear Bharat M H, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is great to read that you enjoyed your visit to Bussola and especially appreciated the food and our associates. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our restaurant. Kind Regards, Bussola’s Management Team More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bussola comprises of 2 restaurants - fine dining downstairs and pizzeria upstairs. We ate in both restaurants. The pizzeria was very good. For a restaurant included in the half board room rate with no additional charge it was well above average. Good ambience and service and the tartufato pizza was excellent. Downstairs was a very different but equally good experience.... More 

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Thank MrsRLW
MSeyahi, Manager at Bussola, responded to this review

Dear MrsRLW, Thank you for taking the time to share such positive feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your dining experience at our Pizzeria at Bussola and that you particularly appreciated our attentive associates and the delicious food. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon at Bussola. Warm Regards, Bussola’s Management... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 150
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sufouh Rd | Al Sufouh Road, Dubai 213084, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 511 7391
Description
Bussola offers to the diners the chance to experience one of the best Italian cuisine in Dubai, and has been certified by the Italian Cuisine Academy.The double decked restaurant layout offers a more formal dining ambience in the lower level, while the open terrace of the Pizzeria in the upper level provides a casual family atmosphere.Chef Marco Legittimo & Restaurant Manager Javier Soler are happy to welcome and assisting you in Bussola.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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