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St. Tropez, Century Village
Nominated for Best French
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Set up and out the way at Century Village, many New Dubaians would be forgiven for not yet stumbling on St Tropez. But it’s well worth seeking out. The retro feel with walls adorned with hundreds of black-and-white photos of movie stars are a welcome antidote to much of the emirate’s uber-modern glitz. The consistent menu sticks to the clasics and does them very well – and best of all, it’s very fairly priced.
Open daily 11am-1am. Century Vllage, Garhoud (04 286 9029).

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