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Café Belge
Nominated for Best Business Lunch
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A terrific seafood menu that specialises in spot-on mussels, but also boasts the likes of poached john dory, chilled razor clams and seared turbot, as well as a fantastic spread of oysters, Café Belge is a great spot for a lazy lunch in DIFC. Attention to detail is very strong, with everything from the furniture to the music to the extensive hops menu making you feel truly in Bruges.
Open Sun-Thu noon-2am, Fri-Sat 6pm-2am. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2222).

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