Best Fish and Chips in Dubai

The Best Spots for Fish and Chips in Dubai

Fun fact: More than 240,000 British expats have made Dubai their home. And when you have this many Brits in one place, you know there’ll be a lot of fish and chips in Dubai too.

What’s more quintessential British food than the good old fish and chips anyway? But British or not, the crispy fried fish and chips – or fries for the rest of the world – is always a winning combo.

So, whether you’re trying fish and chips for the first time or you’ve been craving for it, we’re giving you first dibs on the best spots to get this fried delight around Dubai.

Bob’s Fish and Chips


Address: Shop Number 4 – Marina Dream Tower 2 – Al Hubob Street – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 450 4262

Operating hours:

  • 11:00 AM to 7:00 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 255 for two people

If you’re craving for good fish and chips in Dubai, of course, it would make sense to find one with the dish on its name – that’s Bob’s Fish and Chips.

In fact, if you could only visit one place for fish and chips in Dubai, this is it. Don’t expect anything fancy here, but expect everything to be delicious.

The star of the show is the crispy fried fish, of course, with an equally delicious steaming bag of chips doused in salt and vinegar.

You have the choice between cream dory, haddock and cod depending on your preference. The chips here are also the chunkier kind with its outer skin perfecly crispy and its center deliciously soft.

And in true British fashion, you can also get a separate serving of chips topped with your choice of gravy, curry sauce, baked beans, mushy peas and garlic mayonnaise.

If you prefer baked potatoes, you can also top them with cheese, baked beans, sweet corn, coleslaw, tuna or chicken. 

Of course, Bob’s Fish and Chips is more than just fish and chips. We also recommend that you try their lamb doner pizza, grilled spicy fish and salt and pepper prawns.

You also have to try other British favorites including calamari and chips, fish finger butty and homemade fish cake. 

Pro tip:
Are you dining as a group? Go for the classic Bob’s Platter, which has all of the restaurant’s bestsellers including the grilled tiger prawns, calamari and cod in lemon butter sauce and a choice between chips or steamed rice.



Address: Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa – Al Mamsha Street – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 316 5550

Operating hours:

  • 1:00 PM to 11:30 PM daily


  • Approx. AED 455 for two people

Geales is your quintessential British seafood restaurant and unarguably the best spot for enjoying fish and chips in Dubai over a proper sit down dinner. It holds a special place in many Brits’ hearts, especially those from Notting Hill.

A little back story: Geales was the neighborhood restaurant where people enjoyed fish and chips even during World War II! 

Unfortunately, it closed down because of the pandemic leaving its Dubai branch the only remaining survivor of the well-loved Geales restaurant.

But what really makes Geales’ fish and chips special over everyone else’s? The magic lies in Chef Alex Mobsby’s mastery over battered fish.

Whether you choose sole or cod, have it coated in the classic hops, lemon, black pepper and tempura batter or go gluten-free, you’ll get crispy yet soft fish every single time.

And let’s not forget the thick cut chips with the staple tartar sauce to complete an elevated version of the British favorite.

Of course, Geales has other offerings including our favorite seared scallops, chicken liver and foie gras pate, shellfish gnocchi and the Geales lobster roll.

Pro tip:
Ask about the restaurant’s On the Market! Offering where there’s a daily selection of freshly caught fish and shellfish.
Here, you get to shop for your protein of choice and have it cooked exactly the way you want it including the sauce and garnish.

Bread Street Kitchen


Address: Atlantis the Palm – Crescent Road – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 426 2626

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM for lunch, 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM for dinner every Sunday to Friday
  • 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM for lunch, 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM for dinner every Saturday


  • Approx. AED 490 for two people

If you think about British food, you have to talk about its most popular chef. So, it only makes sense that Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen is one of the best spots to get fish and chips in Dubai.

The restaurant is located in Atlantis the Palm, you can expect to pay more – AED 120 to be exact – for a plate of fish and chips.

But this isn’t your ordinary pub grub because in true Gordon Ramsay style, you get a generous portion of beautifully fried fish in hops batter with a side of chips and a fancy minted pea puree.

Enjoy your meal in a well-designed restaurant inspired by the original London branch opposite St. Paul’s cathedral.

And since tables here can be hard to get, you have to maximize your visit by trying Chef Ramsay’s famous dishes including the beef wellington, roasted cod and steak and onion pie.

Pro tip:
Visiting with the whole family? Ask about the restaurant’s family brunch offering where you get to enjoy the best food and the kids can also have fun with some exciting activities during your visit.

JB’s Gastropub


Address: Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach – The Walk – Jumeirah Beach Residence – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 428 3084

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 390 for two people

JB’s Gastropub is where you go if you want to experience proper British pub grub, including one of the best fish and chips in Dubai.

The pub specializes in traditional British and American comfort food with an extensive selection of draught beers, mocktails, cocktails and other beverages, all while you enjoy watching some live sports.

The fish and chips at JB’s Gastropub is one of the closest to what you can get in London. Cod is the fish of choice here that’s coated in hops batter and fried until golden and crispy. 

It’s served with golden hand-cut chips, tartare sauce and mushy peas. And expect this meal to be humongous so better come hungry – or wear loose clothes.

Pro tip:
The pub can get easily packed, especially on nights where live sports are aired on its big screens. So come early or book a table, so you can really guarantee a spot during your visit.

The Irish Village


Address: 21A Street – Garhoud – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 282 4750

Operating hours:

  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM from Sunday to Thursday
  • 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM from Friday to Saturday


  • Approx. AED 325 for two people

If your idea of a good fish and chips in Dubai includes a pint of beer and some live music, The Irish Village is the spot to be. 

This popular pub doesn’t only bring you a piece of Ireland, but it also lets you experience how the Europeans have a good time.

Here, you have a beautiful garden, a lake with the famous Irish Village ducks and of course, a very good crowd of locals and tourists who are here for the food, the entertainment and the fun.

The Irish Village’s fish and chips is as classic as it can get. Fresh cod is coated in a hops batter, fried to perfection and served on top of a bed of thick-cut chips and some mushy peas for an Irish touch.

Of course, you can’t leave without trying some authentic Irish fare including the Irish spice bag, chili cheese balls, cottage pie and the traditional Irish stew.

And what’s a pub visit without some drinks? Fortunately, The Irish Village has an extensive selection of draught beers, wines, gin cocktails, shooters and non-alcoholic beverages.

Pro tip:
Visiting during the weekend? Take advantage of The Irish Village’s weekend roast where you get a full plate with a classic roast and your selection of drinks.

Ibn AlBahr Seafood Restaurant


Address: Club Vista Mare – Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 553 9575

Operating hours:

  • 8:30 AM to 1:30 AM daily


  • Approx. AED 295 for two people

Fancy eating your fish and chips in Dubai by the seaside? Ibn AlBahr seafood restaurant is the place to be.

Located in the chic Club Vista Mare, the popular seafood restaurant brings you the freshest seafood in town with the authentic flavors of Lebanon for a sumptuous meal that you won’t easily forget.

Ibn AlBahr sets the mood for a great meal by the beach with the smell of salty air, especially when you dine al fresco on a good winter day in Dubai.

The moment you open the menu, you’ll be greeted with a delectable selection of fresh seafood ranging from mussels to fish. 

The restaurant’s take on fish and chips is Brit-approved, as it’s made with Ibn AlBahr’s special batter and seasoned with Lebanese flavors.

Of course, you also have to try Ibn AlBahr’s famous dishes including its different kinds of hummus, salads and seafood delights like the bizri, fish tabbouleh, sayadiyeh and fried sardines.

Pro tip:
For the quintessential Ibn AlBahr experience, ask the staff for the catch of the day and have it cooked your way.



Address: Dubai Creek Resort – Port Saeed – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 205 4647

Operating hours:

  • 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM from Monday to Friday
  • 11:20 AM to 12:00 AM from Saturday to Sunday


  • Approx. AED 380 for two people 

Boardwalk is one of the OG restaurants in Dubai Creek Marina, and it’s also a popular spot for fish and chips in Dubai.

For 30 years, Boardwalk has been a favorite seafood restaurant for locals and tourists not only for its good food but also for its stunning marina-inspired indoor and outdoor dining areas.

In fact, it’s everything you’d imagine a great seafood restaurant to be – blue and white interiors, stunning views of the water, the freshest seafood display and an ambiance that invites you to relax.

And what better way to enjoy their restaurant than with a plate of freshly cooked fish and chips? Boardwalk’s take on the classic British meal has been a huge hit for many years – and for good reason.

Just imagine the beautifully fried fish coated in hops batter with a serving of classic golden chips, malt vinegar and of course, tartare sauce.

Pair that with a cold glass of beer and enjoy it on the outdoor terrace for the quintessential waterside meal, especially during the winter months.

Pro tip:
Aside from its famous fish and chips, you should also try Boardwalk’s Oysters and Bubbles offering from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM daily. Here, you get to indulge in a platter of freshly shucked oysters and free-flowing sparkling drinks. How fun is that?