The 5 Best German Restaurants in Dubai
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The 5 Best German Restaurants in Dubai

Are you looking to get your teeth in some hearty, home-cooked flavours? Then you might want to give our list of the best German restaurants in Dubai a taste!

From freshly-baked bread to savoury sausages, German dishes can certainly offer a lot of interesting tastes for the palate. To help you get started, we’ve gathered some of the best German dining establishments that you can try in Dubai.

How Much Will Eating at a German Restaurant in Dubai Cost?

The price of food in German restaurants will vary from place to place. When going out to eat, expect to spend somewhere among the estimated price range depending on the item:

Menu ItemEstimated Price Range
SoupsAED 45 - AED 50
SaladsAED 45 - AED 70
StartersAED 50 - AED 85
Meat DishesAED 85 - AED 235
Seafood DishesAED 160 - AED 190
DessertAED 40 - AED 70

The Best German Restaurants in Dubai

We chose the following restaurants based on the following criteria:

Menu – This depends on the variety of dishes and drinks on their menu as well as options that caters to other tastes like kids’ and vegetarian.
Ambiance – This is about the overall feel of the restaurant and how comfortable it is to dine there.
Customer Service – This depends on the staff’s competence and the level of service that they provide.
Accessibility – This is about how easy it is to reach the restaurant and how easy it is for first-time diners to navigate their menu.

1. Newton

Newton's Homepage
ITEMSSoups & Salads

Hot & Cold Starters

Grilled Meat

Grilled Seafood


ADDRESSSouk Madinat Jumeirah Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 54 488 8533
HOURSMonday - Thursdays: 3:30 PM to 02:00 AM

Friday: 3:30 PM to 3:00 AM

Saturday: 1:00 PM to 3:00 AM

Sunday: 1:00 PM to 2:00 AM

MENU★★★★★ (5/5)
AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★☆ (4.5/5)

With aesthetics paying tribute to a similar Mad Men styled bar in Berlin, you are sure to find a great dining experience at the Newton. Named after prolific fashion photographer Helmut Newton, the restaurant offers a good array of delicious starters, main courses, and of course, drinks.

The interior of the restaurant itself is quite distinct, with a touch of elegance. We think the use of emerald green and low incandescent lights gives the place a relaxed and quiet feel though some diners may miss the slight buzz of activity.

Diners get a choice of eating indoors or in their outdoor dining areas, though we think many guests may prefer to eat inside during the hot summer months. Still, this does give visitors plenty of space to choose from, allowing them to choose an arrangement that works for them.

On the menu, diners should be able to find a number of dishes that are mostly popular in Berlin such as their schnitzel and their charcuterie.

There’s no need to worry for those unfamiliar with German cuisine however. Aside from these dishes, the Newton also offers a number of pasta dishes, seafood, and steak.

The drinks are particularly impressive, featuring a number of beers, wines, spirits, and ciders. For those who aren’t sure to start, their mixologists should be able to help prepare a cocktail that will appeal to your flavour palate.

Do note that depending on the dishes you ordered, it might take a while for them to come out of the kitchen. Prices can be a bit on the expensive side as well, depending on the dish.

In our opinion, this makes Newton a perfect place to visit for both first-timers and seasoned foodies. We also think that it’s not a bad place to just come in and have a drink.


  • Great selection of drinks and food
  • Impressive customer service by the staff


  • Prices are slightly more expensive than other eateries
  • Some starters might take a while to come out

Customer Reviews

“Schnitzel is must try”

“Located in Souq Madinat with the stunning view to Burj Al Arab. Terrace is cozy, even in Dubai summer you can still sti outside, they have AC. Schnitzel is must try, bartender made perfect mocktail for me!” – Zhanurbek

“Excellent food options”

“High end European place with excellent food options. Professional and friendly staff.” – Diane Andre

2. Ernst Biergarten

Ernst Biergarten's Homepage
ITEMSSoups & Salads

Meat Dishes

Seafood Dishes


Noodles & Vegetables

ADDRESSErnst Biergarten & Wirtshaus, 25hours Hotel One Ceantral, Trade Center Street, PO Box 9895, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 4210 2511

E-mail: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
MENU★★★★☆ (4/5)
AMBIANCE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)

Offering a great German pub experience, Ernst Biergarten offers a good variety of European dishes and German beers on draught. Their German-led kitchen team is capable of producing great German and Bavarian cuisine, making them a good first stop for beginners.

Upon entering the restaurant, the first thing you might notice is the size. Combining both the indoor and outdoor seating arrangements can allow for up to 429 guests, so you don’t have to worry about finding a table to sit down in.

We think this is a good place for people who want to experience some kind of buzz inside the establishment. We also think it’s a good dining place for larger groups of friends and families.

The place also plays a lot of live sport matches across their multiple screens, further accenting the ‘pub-like’ ambiance of the restaurant. Eating staple food like pretzels, sausages, and even their sharing plates will certainly feel like a lively affair in our opinion.

This does mean that diners looking for a more intimate setting might feel rather overwhelmed. Going to the Ernst at a time any major games are playing could have a rather loud ambiance.

Fortunately, people looking for a quieter experience can rent a private dining room. In our opinion, this grants the place a good amount of versatility, making it a good place to eat for any occasion.

As a traditional biergarten and wirtshaus, they do serve pork in the establishment. Diners with special dietary requirements may want to keep that in mind though they do offer other non-pork dishes in their menu.


  • Very lively atmosphere
  • Dogs are allowed on the terrace, for dog lovers


  • Huge capacity can lead to busy service
  • Main dining room can be a little loud at times

Customer Reviews

“Great place to watch matches come the World Cup”

“Fun atmosphere, good food and a huge outdoor terrace. There was a band from Munich playing when we went which was a nice surprise. Will be a great place to watch matches come the World Cup.” – las424travel

“You have the feeling you are indeed in Munich”

“Very good german-bavarian Restaurant in the heart of Dubai. You have the feeling you are indeed in Munich. Amazing German food, German/Austrian modern music and amazing interior. Definitely to be recommended. You also can get the real pork meat or you choose the halal style veal and beef.” – Reiner Klohn

3. Allegra Bar

Allegra Bar's Homepage
ITEMSBar Snacks






ADDRESSRevier Hotel - Dubai, Al Asayel St, Business Bay, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 4574 7555

E-mail: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
MENU★★★★☆ (4/5)
AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)

Looking to dine and drink lightly? Revier Hotel’s Allegra Bar is a great place to visit when you are in the area.

The lounge offers a great panoramic view of the city, lending it quite a chic atmosphere to just relax with a good drink or two. We think the lounge offers a good modern vibe making it perfect for pictures on social media.

We think women in particular will enjoy their Foxy Ladies Night, which is held every Wednesday and Saturday. For only AED 100, women can get 3 drinks and a food option from a special menu made by Chef Kay, while also listening to great Swiss music played by DJ Bianca Marciuc.

Despite the rather modern vibe, service is still very good and welcoming. Just ask them for any particular consideration you want and they will try their best to accommodate it.

Aside from their ladies’ night, you can also enjoy the evening with their High Five Happy Hour. During this time, you can enjoy a good deal and see beer bottle prices drop down up to AED 25 and wine bottles drop down to AED 125 per bottle.

Food selection isn’t too huge unfortunately. It is mostly down to bar snacks or light meals that you eat during social drinking.

It is not exactly the most extensive food menu, but if you are after a good place to unwind, socialise, and perhaps even party for the night, then Allegra Bar is a good place for you.


  • Delicious food
  • Great, modern ambiance


  • Menu is a little small when it comes to food
  • Some drinks are on the expensive side outside of deals

Customer Reviews

“Not what you usually see in other places in Dubai”

“Decor is very nice, warm, you feel home, far from the mountains. Food is good, they even have fondue on Fridays! Everybody is so nice. Not what you usually see in other places in Dubai.” – lor_nep711

“Plenty of solid mid-range options”

“Had the mushroom risotto…flavor and texture was on point. The wine list was wide-ranging and provided plenty of solid mid-range options. Fitting for the hotel, price to quality ratio was very much on the high side.” – jdub1028

 4. Alphorn Restaurant

Alphorn Restaurant's Homepage
ITEMSSoups & Salads





ADDRESSRevier Hotel - Dubai, Al Asayel St, Business Bay, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 4574 7555

E-mail: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM

(Breakfast: 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM)

(Lunch: 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM

(Dinner: 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM)

MENU★★★★★ (5/5)
AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)

In the same Revier Hotel as the Allegra Bar, you can also visit the Alphorn Restaurant. This time, Alphorn offers a more relaxed, casual, and contemporary atmosphere as well as international cuisine that suits a wide array of palates.

The ambiance of the place is still on the more modern side, with plenty of beautiful views of the surrounding cityscape. Still, we think the more relaxed ambiance of the restaurant makes it conducive for having a hearty morning breakfast as well as a quick business lunch in the afternoons.

Like the Allegra Bar, the Alphorn does have their own deals for their customers. For instance, you can get a 2-course menu for AED 55 (AED 59 if bought with a soft drink) from their business lunch menu.

In our opinion, this is a good deal for people who just need something affordable and quick for their lunch. Aside from that, they also have a smaller kids’ menu with a lot of favourites in case your little ones are picky eaters.

Pizza and pasta lovers may also enjoy a delicious Italian night with Alphorn’s Bocca Felice Night. You can get any oven-made pizza or authentic handmade pasta dish and drinks for only AED 115.

Still, this is definitely a dining spot that you want to work in your schedule. While they are open pretty much the whole week, there is some downtime in-between major meals of the day.

If you don’t get the timing right though, you might find yourself waiting for a while before being seated. This place can get pretty booked.

Still, if you are looking for a good, delicious meal, in a more relaxed environment, you can give Alphorn Restaurant a try!


  • A varied menu that suits a wide array of tastes
  • Great business lunch deals for people on the go


  • You need to keep an eye out for their downtimes
  • Outdoor seating can be quite hot during the summer

Customer Reviews

“Good picks from Swiss kitchen as well as others”

“The food is tasty, fresh and the menu has good picks from Swiss kitchen as well as others. The stuff is very friendly, thank you Mia! The service is fast, I can have a great lunch in a short time. The place is new, everything is clean, cozy atmosphere and not crowded. Just eat and relax” – aarybin

“Nice ambience, friendly staff, good food”

“Nice ambience, friendly staff, good food. Definitely recommend when in the neighbourhood and looking for a nice relaxed setting.” – Wimtorfs

5. German Doner Kebab

German Doner Kebab's Homepage

Doner Kebabs




Motor City: Shop No.6, Ground Floor, Detroit House Building, Dubai

Jumeirah: Jumeirah Road, Jumeirah 3, Dubai

Tecom: Al Thuraya Tower Tecom, Dubai

Dubai Mall: Dubai Mall Main Food Court, Dubai


Phone (Motor City): +971 4367 9436

Phone (Jumeirah, Tecom, Dubai Mall): +971 8003 6637


Motor City: Mondays - Sundays: 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Jumeirah: Mondays - Sundays: 1:00 PM to 4:00 AM

Tecom: Mondays - Sundays: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Dubai Mall: Mondays - Sundays: 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM

MENU★★★★★ (5/5)
AMBIANCE★★★☆☆ (3.5/5)

Originally opening their first store in Berlin back in 1989, German Doner Kebab has now grown to operate in multiple countries, including at least four locations in Dubai alone. 

The restaurant offers a good variety of authentic and healthy kebabs on their menu, ensuring that people have options. They take care to use halal meat in their cooking so diners who are particular about that shouldn’t have to worry.

The ambiance of their branches is quite consistent; striking orange and black make up the brand’s colourway and it does lend well to its modern look. In our opinion, it does feel like a chain restaurant, which isn’t a bad thing but some people looking for a more ‘refined’ ambiance may not find it too relaxing.

Still, the customer service at their branches is top-notch. Servers are kind and warm, greeting customers as they come in.

The food is very good, offering flavourful kebabs, burgers, and sides while also toning down the calorie count. In our opinion, German Doner Kebab is wonderful for people looking for a quick snack that they may also enjoy on the go.

It is also open in at least four locations across Dubai, making it quite accessible for many customers. So if you’re in one of the areas they operate in and you’re looking for a delicious snack, then why not pop in for a quick bite?


  • Accommodating staff
  • Huge selection of flavorful meat and vegetable dishes
  • Menu options for pickier kids


  • Dimly-lit room might make it hard to read the menu
  • Service is dinner only
  • Changing reservation times at the last minute can be difficult

Customer Reviews

“The place is right next to the beach which is very convenient”

“I really like the food. The place is right next to the beach which is very convenient. Kristel is a professional and nice lady and chef Kim does his job great! Keep it up guys” – Yana K

“Doner Kebab and Doner Box was excellent”

“Brilliant Food as always. Doner Kebab and Doner Box was excellent. Bev served us to the perfection. Worth visiting again and again.” – dshakil99

FAQs About German Restaurants in Dubai

They do integrate a lot of pork meat, particularly in their sausages. Look for restaurants that are certified halal before you head out so it doesn’t become a problem.

We hope you enjoy your next culinary adventure. And if you are suddenly craving some delicious Italian cuisine, you can also check out our list of the best Italian restaurants in Dubai.