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Karma Kafe

#234 of 8,939 Restaurants in Dubai
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Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 0909
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15:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Tue 15:00 - 01:00
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for a view of the foundations from the balcony. Couldn't get a better view. Food is very good and also some very good wines. Service staff were great. Perfect place for a hot date

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Thank Mrsheephead1986
btrzd, General Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your visit and for your review. We're very happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Fantastic service, food and atmosphere, would recommend to all! I would like to highlight how efficient and friendly all the staff were from the second I stepped into the restaurant.

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Thank Fletcher0712
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your visit and for your review. We're very happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I had a 2 day stopover in Dubai so when a city tour was cancelled due it being a Friday I went on a shorter tour in a taxi and ended up the Dubai Mall. I had a few hours to kill before going up the Burj Khalifa so I looked at the amazing stores, bought a stuffed camel and... More 

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1 Thank lisa14051962
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your visit and for your review. We're very happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to Karma many times before and I keep going back due to the consistency of the food .. I always order the rock shrimp.. And a few maki rolls and never miss the black cod! I decided to write today in particular to salute the great staff there and here is why: I ordered the spicy edamame... More 

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Thank Khulood Q
Chorcha H, Public Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Dear Khulood, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for Karma. We will pass your comments on to Michal and his team! They will be delighted to hear such nice comments about the food and the service. We hope you will return to Karma again and again, and enjoy your experiences for a long time to... More 

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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great location- views of the fountains are amazing. A lot of fun to watch the show! Make sure you reserve seat outside. Food is very good and they have delicious cocktails. The bar has a great feel and look about it. Really enjoyed my visit. Service staff was friendly, fast and efficient. All in all a very enjoyable evening. Well... More 

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Thank Gs_escape
Chorcha H, Public Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for the lovely words about Karma, and taking the time to share them with us and the TripAdvisor community. We are looking forward to hopefully seeing you at Karma Kafe again soon! Many Thanks, Chorcha More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great cocktails- try a hot chilli martini!! Based in the Souk Bahar. Good deals to be had on ladies night!

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Thank gillevans854
Chorcha H, Public Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi Gill, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for Karma Kafe! We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks, Chorcha More 

Mumbai, India
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The best ever Asian food had in Dubai. Sushi and Golden Prawns were awesome. Located right next to fountains at Burj Khalifa adds to its very fine ambiance. Highly recommended place!!

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Thank ShashankChavan
Chorcha H, Public Relations Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi Shashank, Thank you for visiting Karma Kafe and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to hear you had a fabulous experience and hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards, Chorcha More 

Level Contributor
49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Go to the Souk Al Bahar just besides the Dubai Mall and the Dubai Fountains and have a stroll in these exciting surroundings. When you get hungry, go to Karma Kafe and get a great meal and even the luxury to have a glass of wine or a beer along with the meal! Fantastic and Buddha Bar-alike settings wrap you... More 

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Thank Rytterager
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write us a review! We're delighted to hear you had an amazing experience at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks, Beatriz More 

United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

It's my first time in this place and it's recommended to me. I like the place from inside to outside. The music this lovely and the view of the terrace gives you a magnificent view of the dancing fountain. This place is for all occasions. I definitely be back to this place and recommend to my friends. See you again... More 

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1 Thank Grincoffeeman
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write us a review! We're delighted to hear you had an amazing experience at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks, Beatriz More 

Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I want to emphasize, the quality of the service, very professional, and a great help in choosing one of the best meals I had in Dubai. I think that Karma Kafe is probably one of the best restaurants in Dubai. I had a kind of fusion food, and we where delighted, with the meal

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Thank Ernanim
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write us a review! We're delighted to hear you had an amazing experience at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks, Beatriz More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 80 - US$ 200
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 01:00
Monday
15:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 02:00
Thursday
15:00 - 02:00
Friday
15:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk Al Bahar | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 0909
Description
Karma Kafe is an award winning pan Asian restaurant and lounge from the creators of world renowned Buddha-Bar, located in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

Offering a fusion of pan Asian and International flavors, as well as opulent surroundings and eclectic beats, Karma Kafe is a unique dining and nightlife destination.

The outdoor terrace offers breathtaking views of the Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, which are essential sightings for all visitors to the city. This hidden gem can be found in an intimate corner of Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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