Fresh island food. Ting Irie is a modern take on Caribbean cuisine and food, from the mind and cookbook of renowned chef Craig Wong, the man behind Toronto’s renowned restaurant Patois. Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai, on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, this is a hotspot for locals and tourists alike.
Dancehall jams mix with a side of Caribbean beats. The centrally located hot spot is the place for jammin’ to reggae, hip hop, and dancehall.
Jettison your tastebuds away on this island themed brunch. The Family Funch menu oozes Jamaican flavours with staples including the famous jerk chicken, ackee and saltfish, Jamaican patties and a scrumptious amount of sides and desserts to share, including the incredible carnival funnel cake that will have you licking your plate! This lively, colourful spot has that easygoing, cool Caribbean feel, with friendly staff oozing with friendly Jamaican charm and the DJ spinning a reggae soundtrack featuring the likes of Burning Spear and Bob Marley.
Head here on Tuesday for Ladies’ night. The Jamaican spot offers girls three free drinks when ordering a main course, while gents get selected hops for Dhs30, from 7pm-11pm.
Location: Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai
Tel: 04 557 5601
Timings: 12noon-12midnight Sat-Thu, 1pm-2am Fri, 1pm-4pm Fri (brunch)
The chance to induce some food envy on Instagram. The menu is comprised of rich Caribbean flavours, prepared with island love and presented beautifully.