Urbano

Urbano’s location – perched in the scenic Souk Al Bahar and overlooking the Dubai Fountain – ensures the restaurant will always draw in the diners, regardless of the quality of food it serves. Unfortunately, because it doesn’t need to work to fill up tables, it seems content to serve lacklustre fare. While the starters and desserts are very good, the staple Italian mains are disappointing: the pizzas are distinctly average and the pasta is so sloppy it could double for soup. And yet you will still have to fight for an al-fresco table. The restaurant will only hold one for 15 minutes, but if you so much as run five minutes late, the maître d’ will call you and rudely threaten to give it away. If the restaurant were located anywhere else, the indifferent service, standard main meals and lack of alcohol licence would have the staff begging you to book a table. Luckily for Urbano, it doesn’t even need to try.

Places Near Urbano

Café Habana
Café Habana

This Latino bar-restaurant in Souk Al Bahar is rowdy but surprisingly good laid-back fun. Don’t be m...

CLAW BBQ
CLAW BBQ

This unashamedly novelty-ridden bar is Dubai’s answer to a Deep South crabshack and grill. With deco...

Kanpai Lounge & Restaurant
Kanpai Lounge & Restaurant

Does Dubai need another Japanese-themed nightspot? With Sake No Hana establishing itself on the scen...

Abdel Wahab
Abdel Wahab

It’s always a good sign when a Lebanese restaurant is packed with locals. Such is the case at Abdel...

BiCE Mare
BiCE Mare

There’s something comfortingly classic about Bice Mare. Essentially, it’s a cool, crisp Italian rest...

Dean & Deluca Café
Dean & Deluca Café

From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2008 Ask any New Yorker to name a few places that are gastronomically...

Icons Coffee Couture
Icons Coffee Couture

Launched by German model Elena Weber and dubbing itself a ‘luxury fashion and lifestyle coffee shop’...

La Postreria Dessert Studio and Lounge
La Postreria Dessert Studio and Lounge

The sweet themed Spanish chain offers mixed results The concept behind this Spanish chain is, as the...

Mango Tree
Mango Tree

It’s difficult to trump the view of the Dubai Fountain from the many Souk Al Bahar restaurants that...

Rivington Bar & Grill
Rivington Bar & Grill

From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2010It’s no wonder Rivington Grill has fast become a local favourite:...

Tolosa Bodéga
Tolosa Bodéga

This French restaurant and grape bar is a new addition to Souk Al Bahar. It encompasses a Parisian f...

Zahr El-Laymoun
Zahr El-Laymoun

Perhaps because I never knew my grandparents (on either side), I have a slightly old-fashioned, home...

Souk Al Bahar
Souk Al Bahar

An Arabesque-themed mall along the lines of Souk Madinat. You’ll find several top-notch restaurants...

www.margaux.ae/
www.margaux.ae/

Margaux Restaurant & Lounge, a new-look hot spot for Dubai's high-flying executives and fashionistas...

Tolosa
Tolosa

Tolosa come from the Occitan name of Toulouse in south west France. We aim to provide sumptuous trad...