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Cute Balkan bistro with a cracking breakfast
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Time Out Says

If you live in Jumeirah, chances are you’ve walked, or at the very least driven past, this wonderful little café without even realising it.

But once you do discover it, you’ll find you’re not the only one in the know, as more often than not it’s jam-packed.

There are a few small tables for two, a couple of larger ones for groups to gather around with stacks of literature scattered around, which all makes it genuinely feel like sitting down in someone’s home.

The hearty staples on the menu are synonymous with countries in south-eastern Europe – such as Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. And although dishes are excellent at all times of day, we recommend you try the Balkan Breakfast, which we’re told “provides a taste of the whole region in one dish”.

It’s wonderful. A shallow dish with spicy sausage, eggs and feta all baked in a tomato sauce. Meaty, perfectly-seasoned, comforting – it really packs a punch.

The wild mushroom omlette is just as well-executed and we can almost taste the passion that has gone into the dish.

This quaint café dishes up big, bold Balkan meals that are rib-stickingly delicious. And now you know where it is, you’ve got no excuse not to go and try it out.

Cute Balkan bistro with a cracking breakfast

Authentic food and a cool vibes

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 23 Feb 2020

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeCasuals
7:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMMonday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMTuesday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMWednesday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMThursday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMFriday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PMSaturday: 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Show number 050 841 5021
Dubai, Umm Suqeim, Jumeirah Street, next to Umm Suqeim 2, Umm Suqeim 2, - دبي - United Arab Emirates

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