Diners are welcome to relish mouth-watering flavours that tell the story of the warmth of Arabian hospitality at Sikka Café. These culinary and cultural imports from around the globe are enjoyable. SIKKA Café is a locally curated dining concept, where delicious Emirati food meets Indian and Iranian influences.
Famous as Dubai’s original café – Sikka Café has been in the making since the mid 1800s, against the backdrop of the Al Maktoum Dynasty, the Perpetual Maritime Truce and the thriving pearl-diving industry. Sikka, meaning streets, led the team to create an identity that was based on the old street signs from around the city. This concept followed through into a map graphic, unique to each outlet. The menu is an innovative newspaper design, utilizing old ads from a bygone era to add to the eclectic interiors. Launched in November, 2016, Sikka Café has become one of the most successful outlets in City Walk, Dubai. SIKKA Café’ is set in the tranquil enclaves of CITY WALK, the urban living destination in the city’s vibrant downtown district. SIKKA Café’s is located at this beautiful roundabout with clear views of the Burj Khalifa. Their interior gives a vintage vibe, cups are hanging from the ceiling with shining lights on them, it is unique and attractive.
The place is known for coffee! Their Iftar menu is also popular. Visitors can have Lentil Soup, Cucumber Yogurt, Olives & Pickles, Tahina Sauce, Lemon Wedges, Raita with Hummus, Moutabel, Beetroot Salad, Tabbouleh, Falafel, Mixed Sambousek, Onion Pakoda, Chicken Liver etc. Their main course dishes include Butter Chicken, Lamb Ouzi, Shrimp Salona, Vegetable Biryani, Chicken & Lamb Kebab etc. Their breakfast menu is elaborate and Fruit and Yogurt drizzled with saffron honey + Emirati chebab pancakes with cream cheese and honey are out of the world. Omelette served here is delicious and served hot with Arabic bread which is soft and melts. They also serve choice of laban, seasonal freshly squeezed juices, local tea infusions or traditional coffees. Along with a lunch menu guests must try the desserts – Baked labneh cheesecake with date jam, Chebab katayef – Shredded mozzarella cheese with walnuts and date syrup, Aseeda bobar – Sweet pumpkin purée spiced with saffron, Ferni – Clay pot baked rice pudding with saffron and rose petal cream are delightful. They also serve Legaimat – Fried mini dough balls dipped in syrup, 24 karat gold molten chocolate, Karak and saffron ice cream, Emirati chebab – Small pancakes with cream cheese, choice of date syrup or honey etc.
City Walk the urban living concept by Meraas, is an ideal outdoor destination providing the ultimate lifestyle experience with its exceptional combination of innovative retail and upscale gourmet outlets. City Walk offers a variety of high-end lifestyle options in the retail, grooming, wellness and F&B sectors comprising leading international brands. An idyllic venue for business meetings and coffee mornings, City Walk blends easy going street café culture with high-end dining.
Sun – Thurs: 08:00 – 24:00
Fri – Sat: 08:00 – 01:00
Sikka Cafe Dubai
Al Safa St, 12-02
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 385 6524
Photo courtesy: www.citywalk.ae
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