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The Courtyard

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Manzil Downtown Dubai , The Old Town, Downtown Dubai Ground floor, Dubai 114822, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 428 5888
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“manzil hotel” (3 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Manzil Downtown Dubai , The Old Town, Downtown Dubai Ground floor, Dubai 114822, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Sheesha places have become popular amongst all in Dubai. Sheesha places that serve lovely dinner are much more appreciated. The Courtyard offers a vast menu, however not many for vegetarians. Our order consisted of burrata salad, halloumi salad, felafel, cheese saj & vegetarian pasta. The...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Really like the place !! Great ambience, Good food & drinks and excellent service. The sheesha is really good as well. Slightly pricey but its worth it. Highly recommend it !! Follow me on Instagram @SPICEITUPWITHSAM

Thank Sameerbawa
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The Courtyard is the best place in Dubai to have shisha together with good variety of food and drinks. I have been a loyal guest since the opening in 2007 I like the atmosphere of the place and the service , it is always 50%...More

Thank Ashraf B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We come to courtyard to have dinner with friends. It was very busy but the service was amazing. Food is tasty and shisha is good, very nice atmosphere.

Thank alex s
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This arabian style restaurant is in Manzil hotel Dubai. It was the first time I visited there. I ordered '' Grilled Chicken Breast'' that it was served with very delicious mush pumpkin and a bowl of special mushrooms. The taste of chicken and sides was...More

Thank arezoo t
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This place could be a gem for sitting and chilling but the service is wasting all the charm of this place

Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Accidentally stumbled on this place and it's terrific. After a hot day touring around Dubai stopped in for a quiet beer and a Cuban cigar. Service was excellent and the ambience matched. Now it's been discovered will definitely return. Oh and for the sheesha fans...More

Thank dunbro
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Relaxing ambience, very spacious, good value for money, good selection of shisha and drinks. I think it's one of the few restaurants that have shisha and serve drinks in such an Arabic layout. Rating: 8/10 Average for 2: 80 - 110$

Thank Bassam C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The courtyard is one of those places that you can go to, relax and while away the hours. The ambience enhances the open space and makes it complete. The staff are friendly and observant but not in your face, giving you what you need when...More

Thank Minesh T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The staff here are one of the best I ever seen super friendly and professional and always greet you with a smile they offer international mix of great food selection and its good , i mean it. My favorite is the chicken liver. This place...More

Thank Alex-Awadi
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5 October 2017|
Response from Bassam C | Reviewed this property |
It’s not expensive relatively acceptable. Serves alcohol as well. Average for 2 is around 80$
Dilan C
13 March 2017|
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Response from Abdulmoez-Tahmaz | Reviewed this property |
No live music and it is not good for kids as smoking and shisha are allowed there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Manzil Downtown Dubai , The Old Town, Downtown Dubai Ground floor, Dubai 114822, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 428 5888
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The Courtyard, located in the centre of Manzil Downtown Dubai, has developed into one of the most popular Mediterranean restaurants and shisha lounges in Dubai. Combining Arabic tradition with global multicultural tastes. The Courtyard offers spectacular al fresco setting. Masterfully blending colours, designs, tastes, and sounds, The Courtyard experience is unique. It is especially known for its relaxed ambience, good food and flavourful shisha, and has earned a reputation for its laid-back atmosphere, ideal for enjoying the company of family and friends. Bon appetit, or as we say in Arabic, hani'an
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