In search of the best noodles in Dubai? From delicious ramen noodles to a DIY noodle bar, check out these awesome dining experiences.
1. The Noodle House
Delivering Southeast Asian flavours to 70 areas within Dubai, you’re only ever a phone call away from some Shanghai noodles or Dim Sum baskets. Inspired by street-style sensations, The Noodle House provides a fun, fresh and affordable way to explore aromatic dishes in upmarket locations or from the comfort of your own home.
Price: Around AED 35 to AED 55 for noodle soups
Location: Multiple locations but we’re loving the Dubai Mall
insydo tip: While The Noodle House menu does feature Chinese dishes, the selection is limited; this is more of a Pan-Asian takeaway experience with a handful of speciality dishes.
2. Wokyo Noodle Bar
Looking for a DIY foodie experience? Wokyo Noodle Bar is a casual hangout oozing Tokyo-inspired vibes. The restaurant offers a healthy menu which allows you to create your own DIY wok in three steps: choose your sauce, choose the base, and choose your protein. From chicken and prawn to buckwheat and rice stick noodles, the choice is yours.
Price: Around AED 36 for chicken noodles
Location: Cluster J, JLT
insydo tip: Look out for the gluten-free and vegan options on the menu.
3. Nom Nom Asia Restaurant
With a passion for Chinese flavours, Nom Nom Asia serves up Asian specialties from a menu that’s (almost!) too extensive to handle. With so many signature dishes on offer – from hot & sour soup and noodles to a wide selection of steamed dumplings and dim sum – it’s a casual hotspot for foodie explorers.
Price: Around AED 29 to AED 42 for main courses
Location: Multiple locations but we’re fans of Al Barsha
insydo tip: Nom Nom Asia is closed from 3.30pm to 6pm so make sure to avoid popping in during this time.
4. Lan Zhou Noodle Restaurant
One of Dubai’s best-kept secrets, Lan Zhou Noodle Restaurant serves up authentic Chinese street food at the kind of prices that’ll make you grin. Delight in its funny menu descriptions while you fill up on some crispy chicken, noodles, tofu and soup.
Price: Around AED 5 to AED 20 for noodles with soup
Location: China Cluster, Dubai International City
insydo tip: Finding the restaurant may be a struggle; it’s not far from Dragon Mart, but you definitely will need to use your Google Maps.
A contemporary Asian dining concept, Soy offers the best of Chinese and Thai cuisine for great prices. A sit-down joint full of authentic flavours, they like to serve up hefty portions for hungry patrons. From dim sum and pad thai to Peking duck and wasabi prawns, you’ll be glad you made a pit stop in between your mall visit to enjoy the fresh bites on offer.
Price: Around AED 40 for Pad Thai
Location: Multiple locations but we’re loving Ibn Batutta Mall
insydo tip: If you’re looking for a relaxing meal, we’d suggest heading to their Ibn Batutta location which features a lovely outdoor terrace.
Love Chinese food? Check out our article on the best dim sum restaurants in Dubai.