Ever tried authentic nihari in Dubai? The famous desi breakfast dish, where meat is simmered for hours to create a flavourful spicy stew, is a must-try! From old-time favourites like Daily Restaurant to new hotspots like Little Lahore JLT, here are 5 Pakistani restaurants in Dubai that serve awesome nihari!
1. Daily Restaurant
These guys have been around for a long time, and is basically a second home for Pakistanis in Dubai! If you haven’t already, you have got to try Daily Restaurant’s nihari! Slow cooked for 6 hours with a mix of spices, the meat is super tender and bursting with flavour!
Where: Karama, Deira, and Barsha
2. B&B Cricket Bar
Tucked away in Oud Mehta, B&B Cricket Bar is one of the best spots to enjoy an authentic Pakistani breakfast in Dubai. From halwa puri to nihari – foodies in Dubai swear by this restaurant!
Where: Oud Metha & Al Barsha
3. Little Lahore JLT
Looking for delicious nihari on the other side of town? Little Lahore JLT is where you need to go! Their nihari is one of their best-sellers, and has everyone raving about it after.
Where: JLT Cluster J
4. Ravi Restaurant
Ravi Restaurant, which has now become a landmark in this city, is hands down one of the best Pakistani restaurants in Dubai! Their nihari (with bone marrow) is definitely one to try – with beef that’s so tender it melts right off the bone.
Where: Karama, Satwa & Al Nahda
5. Ashar’s Kitchen
Another highly-recommended Pakistani restaurant in Dubai is Ashar’s Kitchen. The authentic beef nihari, according to many Pakistanis, is just like they make it in Pakistan.
Where: Jumeirah & Business Bay
Image credit: Via B&B Cricket Bar & Little Lahore JLT