On the Side: The Haute 5 Burger and Fries in Dubai

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Sometimes all we want is a satisfying bite of big fat delicious hamburger and french fries. This American classic can now be found all over the world and has become quite popular in Dubai. So whether you’re looking for a quick fix or an elegant dining experience, here are the haute five places for a burger and fries in Dubai.

1 Gourmet Burger Kitchen

A smart and classy restaurant in the DIFC, the burgers at Gourmet Burger Kitchen are impressive in size and ingredients. These delicious patties come with a sourdough bread bun which you might want to squeeze in order for the burger to stay intact as it enters your mouth. Particularly good is the Cajun Burger which comes chili mayo and the Blue Cheese Burger. For sides or starters opt for deep-fried portobello mushrooms with a dash of pesto and of course, the warm and crispy fries.

Sheikh Zayed Road

04 363 7401

2 The Exchange Grill

Satisfy your cravings for a delectable burger at the uber-sophisticated Exchange Grill at the Fairmont Hotel. Not only does the decor ooze class but even the way this delicious hamburger is displayed represents a new style for a commonly considered more casual dinner fare. Even the buns, which appear to be akin to the delicate brioche, are fancy. The patties come with generous portions of melted cheese and truffle fries on the side- a heavenly experience for your burger and fries.

Fairmont Dubai

04 311 8316

3 More Cafe

The family style and artsy More cafe has a lovely burger which is served in a three-tier of yummy accompaniments including mango chutney, fried onions, whole grain mustard, ketchup and mayonnaise. The bun is soft yet crisp and even stamped with the More cafe logo.

Al Murooj Rotana

04 343 3779

The Dubai Mall

04 339 8934

4 Al Samadi Cafe and Sweet Shop

An Arabic style burger made of ground lamb and Arabic spices, Al Samadi Cafe serves a delicious alternative to the regular hamburger and french fries. Toppings include lettuce, melted gruyere cheese and tomatoes with a side of potato chips and a small salad with fresh herbs and pomegranate seeds. The result is a juicy burger bursting with flavor.

The Boulevard

Old Town

04 432 9520

5 Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets remains Dubai's number one place for a good burger and fries. This diner-like 1950s style eatery serves thick smokey patties coupled with melted cheese and fresh toppings. The crispy onion rings are addictive. A friendly atmosphere with excellent service, this is the burger joint of the town.

Marina Walk

04 368 2339

Beach Road next to the Village Mall

04 344 7859

Mall of the Emirates

04 344 7859

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