From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2010
A diamond’s throw from the shimmering Burj Al Arab, Bu Qtair keeps it real with its gloriously simple fried-fish curry and boiled cassava root dishes from Kerala. Yes, it’s a Portakabin – but be bold, squeeze onto a table, ask for what everyone else is munching on and shovel it home with your right hand. It’s insanely messy, unpretentious and undoubtedly delicious, but if you walk away with change from a Dhs10 note, you haven’t left a healthy enough tip.