The Farm, Al Barari, Dubai

In a word: Tranquil
Food: Yum with ethics and a couple of extraordinary dishes that make The Farm worth the trek
Service: Efficient
Presentation: Chic and clean
Ambience: Family friendly yet it works for romance, business and time out of Dubai
Location: Lush greenery set against simple and clean structures
Value for money: Yep: generally good portion sizes, quality ingredients, stunning location
Worth a visit?: Absolutely


As you turn off the Emirates Road to the Al Barari Estate, you enter a hidden paradise via a densely planted shrub and tree-lined road.  Seriously, this place is Lush, with a capital L.  The set up here is just beautiful, it works all year round and proves a really popular option with locals and expats alike.

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Pai Thai at Al Qasr Hotel

Another work of art for the senses!  Pai Thai by evening is an atmospheric little restaurant overlooking the magical canals and sparkly palm tress of Al Qasr Hotel serving *some* really good thai food.  The setting makes for a breath taking experience, especially for someone experiencing the ‘charms’ of Dubai for the first time.

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