Deira City Centre’s Gets A New Food Hall With A Working Beehive & Live Cooking Stations

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
by Vaishnavi Venkataraman 575

The next time you head to Deira City Centre, you’ll spot something new and exciting. Foodies, gear up for a culinary treat as  DCC now has a brand new Food Hall. On 15 September, Majid Al Futtaim introduced a brand new Food Central at the mall. A new addition to the mall, the food hall redefines the concept of mall dining, taking it a notch higher. The food hall is located adjacent to Centrepoint, which is in the mall’s East Court. Here’s what’s special about Dubai’s new food address.

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What To Expect At DCC’s Food Hall?

The food hall boasts some truly extra-ordinary features including a beehive, Tube Dubai, and an installation of suspended nets that visitors can use to explore the area from above. The beehive installation provides fresh honey and also stresses on the importance of fresh ingredients.

Tube Dubai is a new concept in the city, created by designer Christoph Katzler. The Tube forms a “floating landscape” allowing visitors to explore the space in a way that they never would have. And if you’re looking for some extraordinary culinary experiences in Dubai,  A ‘Dine In The Dark’ Evening Brunch Is Happening At Dubai’s Mall Of Emirates.

What’s On The Menu?

Foodies are in for a grand treat at DCC’s new food venue. As for the culinary offerings, the food central has carefully handpicked home-grown outlets like Pickl, Raju Omlet, Kitchen 35, Mr Chaat, Asian Wok, Merika and more. In addition, there will also be live cooking stations put up some of the vendors, adding vibe to the space.

Meanwhile, Dubai’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah Is Rewarding Industry Workers With A Special Evening Brunch Every Sunday.

6 Things Foodies Must Not Miss In Dubai This September

1. 99 Sushi Bar Opens In Downtown Dubai

The wait is finally over! Sushi fans can now binge on their favorite food while soaking in stunning views of the Burj Khalifa as the restaurant finally opened its Address Downtown branch on 1 September. On the menu, foodies can expect foie gras nigiri, spicy tuna tartar and its popular crispy tiger prawn tempura. 99 Sushi opened first in Abu Dhabi’s Galleria Mall on Al Maryah Island back in 2017. And now, the restaurant has launched an app to even more accessible for customers to order directly. The new app is available on both the iOS App Store and Android Play Store.

Location: Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai

2. 3D Dining At Mall Of The Emirates

A 3D dining experience now open at Kempinski Mall of Emirates. The new immersive experience opened doors to the public on 3 September. Banquet Of Hoshena will welcome guests into fairytale-themed a 3D world, complete with illusions, theatrics and 3D technology.

Foodies can binge on an indulgent six-course dinner, running every Thursday and Friday thereafter between 8pm and 10pm.  Food artist Omar Sartawi has developed a one-of-a-kind dinner. The“Bite of the Universe” features exotic dishes ranging from mushrooms to quinoa croquettes, char-grilled chicken and more.

The experience is amplified by an ambiance, perfect to transport you to a land of kings, queens, and fairies. Diners can expect animated plates, magical candles and animated statues, perfectly the complimenting the experience. Prices start from AED 390 including the six courses and mystical mocktails.


Location: Kempinski Hotel Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha,
Timings: September 3 onwards, 8pm to 10pm, Thursdays and Fridays
Price: AED 390
Contact: (04) 409 5999

3. Bali-Inspired Beachfront Restaurant At Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

Koko Bay- a Bali-inspired restaurant opened at Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah on 1 September. The restaurant is perfect for a lazy weekend brunch, offering stunning views of the sea and some scrumptious food to dig into. Inspired by the beaches of Seminyak and Canggu, Koko Bay offers indoor and an Al fresco toes in the sand dining experience for diners. The restaurant serves lip-smacking sea food along side pretty sunsets. Isn’t it perfect to up your gram game?

Foodies can start off the lavish meal with lava prawns, assorted grilled skewers, Hokkaido scallop ceviche with a citrus granita and a selection of maki rolls such as organic quinoa, crispy kale and beetroot. The main courses offer an indulgent spread of nasi goreng, Cantonese-style steamed red snapper, slow cooked beef cheeks, Koko Bay fish and chips, and crispy sea bream with Thai coconut and young peppercorn sauce. Meanwhile, if you love Japanese cuisine, check out this brand new Japanese restaurant in Downtown Dubai. 

End your meal with a white chocolate dome, refreshing Mochi or a lemon tart. On that note, here are 5 extravagant desserts you must try in Dubai. 


Location: West Beach, Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Opening hours: Saturday to Wednesday from 12pm to 12am and Thursday to Friday, 12pm to 1am

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