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.

Contact: 04-3434585

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


5. Zaroob


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


7. Ikea


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

Contact: 04-2613332

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