Recently, Dubai has become the epicenter of fashion for healthy diet. This is facilitated not only by access to fresh and locally produced natural foods, but by the ubiquitous distribution of organic restaurants appearing in the most picturesque places of the city – from Jumeirah area to the ancient Al Fahidi district. In Dubai, you will find both world-famous organic restaurants like the French ‘Wild & the Moon’ and a great selection of local concepts. Healthy food, outdoor activities and fresh air are all you need to spend an excellent vacation in Dubai. So, where to find really worthy healthy eating establishments in the heart of the UAE?

Wild & The Moon

100% organic Wild and the Moon restaurant is originally from Paris. This establishment was opened in the UAE not long ago, and its culinary principle says that the food should be healthy, environmentally friendly and, most importantly, delicious. Whenever you come to Wild & the Moon, in the morning, afternoon or evening, you will always find there a lively conversation, pleasant music and a good atmosphere.

Deliveroo Satisfies Healthy Appetites with Summer Body Promotions

What to taste?

Wish to strengthen your immune system? Then taste ‘Tiger’s shot’ – freshly squeezed juice with pomegranate, orange, foxberry, red pepper, and cardamom. Also, you can order a salad with lentils, kale and avocado or enjoy coffee supplemented by Solar Bar – an amazing source of energy that promotes metabolism. It’s made from dates, wheat bran, sesame, spirulina dietary supplement, vanilla beans and coconut oil.

Address: Alserkal Avenue, street 8, H-77

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday-Saturday 8am-10pm

The Cycle Bistro

In recent years, cycling has become incredibly popular in Dubai, which caused the appearance of many specialized bike paths throughout the city. Two businessmen from the UAE, Khalid Al Zarooni, a paleolithic dieter and a cyclist, and his friend Sam Sayadan, decided to combine their passion for bicycles and nutritious food and create a concept restaurant. So, there was the Cycle Bistro – a sunny and spacious establishment, where you’ll find a relaxed atmosphere and the spirit of a healthy lifestyle.

What to taste?

Recharge your batteries by ordering gluten-, lactose-, and sugar-free dishes from the paleo-menu of the Cycle Bistro. Delicious, nutritious and protein-rich dishes are at your choice: crab cutlets with quinoa, spicy chicken breast and vegetable sabzi curry with masala.

Address: Unit B6, Motor City Dubai

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday-Saturday 8am-5pm 


Just several miles away from Burj Al Arab you’ll find an endless strip of golden beach overlooking the Persian Gulf. Arrange a morning or evening walk and stop for a snack in Comptoir102 organic restaurant.

Close up of a salad with avocado and spelled

What to taste?

If it’s breakfast, try one of the most favorite Arabic dishes – organic grilled sandwich with labneh cheese, arugula, mint, parsley and walnut, and BlackEnergy lemonade – a strong detoxicant with berry syrup, lime juice and activated carbon.

Then order pesto of seaweed with cucumbers, or crostino with avocado, blueberry sauce and cabbage.

Address: 102 Beach Rd Jumeirah 1

Hours: Monday-Sunday 7.30am-9pm


Beautiful Palm Jumeirah is completely filled with healthy eating restaurants. The newly opened @Blend restaurant has already conquered the locals by offering an easy and healthy menu. The interior of the restaurant is designed in a marine style. There’s also an outdoor terrace where you can soak up the sun.

Seitan stew

What to taste?

The establishment specializes in smoothies and offers a menu of 4 categories: wellness, fitness, dessert and detox. If you want to just have a snack, try a Thai roll with tuna or a salad of red quinoa, avocado, spinach, cucumber and cherry tomatoes flavored with blue cheese and buttermilk sauce.

The service of @Blend is good-natured and unobtrusive, and most importantly – the restaurant is located on the ‘trunk’ of Palm Jumeirah in Shoreline beach club, so you don’t have to travel far.

Address: Shop GF05- Shoreline beach club #4, Palm Jumeirah

Hours: Monday-Sunday 9am-10pm

Life ‘N One

Situated in a fascinating garden in the heart of Dubai’s Jumeirah district, this is a modern wellness center, with a separate cafe serving healthy dishes for vegans. The cafe is located in an open-air garden with cozy lawns, where visitors can enjoy food sitting right on tree stumps. In addition, you can try different wellness activities (yoga, pole dance, or pilates), and then refresh yourself in the cafe serving special treats.

Gekochte Kartoffeln

What to taste?

Raw food is what you definitely need. Get ready to try Italian cannelloni with zucchini under hot Thai red pepper sauce, or check out a vegan quiche with jerked tomatoes, hazelnuts and almonds. If you want to pamper yourself with something sweet and healthy, just order chocolate brownies from cashews and dates with agave nectar.

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, 27B Street, Villa 5/1B Jumeirah 1

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 7.30am-5.30pm, Friday-Saturday 8.30am-7pm

XVA Café

Al Fahidi is an incredibly iconic destination. Bordered by Dubai Creek, its breathtaking architecture and a labyrinth of narrow streets are rightfully considered to be one of the pearls of Dubai. You’ll find there XVA Hotel, on the territory of which there’s the recently established XVA Cafe.

XVA Cafe. Bastakiya. Dubai.

(photo by Els)

What to taste?

Placed in a shady yard, this cafe offers vegetarian dishes of instant cooking, which are just amazing in taste and affordable to everyone. Try aubergine with potato puree and zucchini or couscous with grapefruit, mint and halloumi.

After lunch, head to XVA Gallery providing the works of the best painters of the Persian Gulf countries, and then walk along the historic quarter enjoying the views in the Old Town.

Address: XVA Art Hotel, off Al-Fahidi round about

Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-10pm

Organic food cafes and restaurants are very common in the UAE, and each of them can serve something special. Are you ready to try the best healthy dishes? Well, then go to Dubai, rent a car in Dubai Airport and set off the best healthy eating establishments immediately!

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