The Gbemi’s Kitchen in Dubai’s JLT is co-founded by entrepreneur Gbemi Giwa – who is also behind healthy delivery service Catfish. The new restaurant in Cluster R features her Nigerian roots, with interesting dishes.
The bright and authentic artifacts make the interiors give a bright and vibrant feel with wall art starring Nigerian pop culture, with an afrobeat soundtrack while you dine. The menu at the Gbemi’s Kitchen is based around street food such as suya – spicy grilled meat, and bole – grilled planatin. The team has The Swallow section that encourages diners to eat with their hands. The popular dishes include pounded yam and efo riro (a spinach stew) with different meats. Their popular dishes include spicy wings, grilled fish and fries, chicken, avocado and mango salad, cobb salad, jerk chicken and pineapple salad, jerk chicken bagel, club sandwich and more. Diners can even prepare their own rice and bowl dishes. And there are also dishes with a Middle Eastern flavours, such as jollof hummus. There are vegan options too.
TGK is a family run business and everyone are considered a part of our family, it is the African way. Gbemi means ‘carry me’ and their mission is to share the spirit of Africa one bite at a time. They intend to carry as many people on this culinary journey as possible. The Gbemi’s Kitchen, sister restaurant of Catfish and the latest brainchild of Gbemi Giwa. This restaurant in JLT shares the “spirit of Africa” one bite at a time, serving some of the spiciest, savory food. Try out a unique combination of Nigerian, Jamaican, and Portuguese flavors through the menu, making soul food at its finest. The Gbemi’s Kitchen, dishes mingle well for mix-and-match. The team advice is to go for a bowl and blend flavors. High on proteins, The Gbemi’s Kitchen is known for the incredible ‘Grilled Fish & Fries’ that is spicy, and ‘Peri Peri’ chicken is definitely not for the faint of heart nor feeble of palate.
The Gbemi’s Kitchen can deliver hot meals delivered straight to your home.
The Gbemi’s Kitchen
Al Waleed Paradise Tower
Shop 3, Ground Floor, Cluster R,
Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 52 547 9479
Photo courtesy: www.thegbemiskitchen.com
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Open Sat-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri noon-11pm. Cluster R, JLT (052 547 9479)
Open now: 11am–11pm