INDIE Restaurant and Lounge

A bustling bar in DIFC that knocks up some top-notch global grub

Time Out Says

A markedly different proposition to many of its neighbours when it arrived in the city’s financial centre, INDIE still attracts a different – but still happening – crowd, thanks to its unique style and cool vibes.

It’s also, generally, packed, and a cracking food menu definitely helps with that. If you’re a fan of your European/Mediterranean grub then you’re going to be happy, because most of its mains are of an Italian persuasion. Think risottos (particularly excellent), gnocchi and beef tagliata sitting alongside salmon, sea bream and more. It’s bar food, but it’s bar food done classily.

While its starters are a mix of Spanish (ever-so-moreish pimientos de Padron), Peruvian (there are some fine ceviches) and Japanese – the standout dishes to try are the refreshing crab toast and gambas ceviche, both a perfect accompaniment to many of the broad range of mixed drinks this heaving bar has to offer.

The soundtrack matches the décor, meanwhile, old-school funk, soul and pop bouncing off the speaker-dotted walls to create a distinct vibe of New York’s Soho. It picked up our gong for Highly Commended in the Best Bar Food category for good reason. Try it.

A decent selection of dishes, all executed extremely well

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 02 Aug 2018

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Details

5:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Sunday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMMonday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMTuesday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMWednesday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMThursday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMFriday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AMSaturday: 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Show number 055 455 6106
Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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