Al Barza Restaurant & Café is unique in featuring the authentic Emirati heritage within an atmosphere of simplicity, functionality and elegance. Al Barza caters to the wishes of Emirati food lovers by offering them several varieties that span from the traditional to more adventurous, including a variety of main dishes such as Jasheed, Majboos, Thareed and many more. One of the reviews even read, “Loved the idea of using camel milk in some hot beverages, also the “Khaleeji latte” that consists of Turkish coffee with milk”. In addition to that, Al Barza offers a unique breakfast experience through the famous Emirati breakfast dishes such as the Balaleet (sweet vermicelli) and the beloved Emirati delights as well for deserts, all prepared by master-chef and bakers.
Grand opening was on December 9, 2014 under the patronage & Presence of H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, President of the Federal National Council, & attended by a number of dignitaries, businessmen and members of the press; in addition to Emirati cuisine lovers who enjoyed the taste of delicious traditional dishes presented in a modern style. The ceremony included traditional Dabke performances, which is an Arab folk dance commonly performed by men at weddings and joyous occasions, along with the tradition tent cooking setup displaying the Bedouin heritage.
The name “Al Barza” which means “ A gathering place”, reflects the goal of the restaurant to be the number one destination for people seeking to try the Emirati traditional food presented in a contemporary way. Al Barza Restaurant & Café reflects Emirati authenticity in an atmosphere of simplicity & elegance. Al Barza Restaurant & Café also provides its visitors the opportunity to choose between the indoor seating, which includes 32 seats and the outdoor area, which can accommodate 73 seats on the spectacular wrap around garden. The restaurant is located in Beach Road, Jumeirah 1, next to Emirates NBD branch.