10 best Shawarma's in Dubai
Shawarma, a comfort food for every soul who has ever lived in the Middle East. It comes in a wrap or a platter and has its origins traced back to Turkey and Lebanon. Signet Ring rounds up the city’s best shawarma’s for you to enjoy.
1. Al Reef Lebanese bakery
Tasty, economical and you bet, it will have you craving for more. Our favorite pick!
Location: Zabeel, Qusais, Karama
Cost : Aed 7
2. Al Mallah
Location: December 2nd street,Satwa
Watch the sights outside Satwa's busy streets and snack on a wrap with no fries, but tender lamb or chicken garnished with oodles of pickles, garlic and tahini sauce. No frills but finger licking good.
Cost: Starting price Aed 7
3. Istanbul Flower
Location: Safestway Building, Sheik Zayeed Road
Order a plate or a wrap and enjoy this winning snack. We personally enjoy the deconstructed version.
Cost: Aed 10
4. Operation Falafel
I know many who swear by this one and if you've tried em' you can tell it's not exaggerated hype.
Location: JBR, Al Wasal, Al Safa
Cost: Aed 12, 14
This fairly newcomer on the blockhas rapidly made a mark in the Dubai shawarma scene. The vibrant ambiance adds to the treat and is perfect for a sit down with family and friends.
Location: Sheik Zayeed Road, Palm Jumeirah, Marina
Contact: Cost: Aed 24, 26
6. Al Hallab
A great pick if you are looking for a formal sit down option. It offers more with the interiors as compared to other joints. Reliable, fresh and delicious. Guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.
Location: Garhoud, Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates
Cost: Aed 22 chicken, Aed 28 mixed
A clean Swedish kitchen that serves a simple but heart-warming wrap for the busy shoppers on the move. It sure deserves a mention.
Location: Ikea, Dubai Festival city
Contact: 04 2037555
Cost: Aed 5
8. Automatic Grill
Consistency is the name of the game here. They serve tender meat with a sharp note of garlic and pickles in a wrap. You also have an option to upsize your meal.
Location: Up Town Mirdif, Bur Dubai, Abu Hail, Deira, Sheik Zayeed Road, Jumeirah Beach Center.
Cost: Aed 6 (Regular) Aed 16 (Large)
9. Bilad al Sham
Wait in a line for a take away or dine in and gaze at the busy Qusais streets. Whatever you choose you are left with a wrap that is bursting with flavor and not dripping with grease.
Location: Al Nada, Al Qusais
Cost: Aed 28
10. Molouk Al Shawarma
A hidden gem that serves a generous helping of meat in a wrap with winning flavors to give you a kick.
Location: Next to Orchid hotel, Al Rigga, Deira
Contact: 04-2364240 / 04-2364250
Cost: Aed 15