Dubai foodies have a new artisan restaurant to explore as the popular rustic social dining spot, Local opened its doors on 11 November at its second location within The First Collection Waterfront in Business Bay. The expansive new all-day dining venue boasts a refined and modern space for guests to socialise, relax and refuel whilst indulging in authentic international dishes and refreshing beverages. With an array of alluring weekly offers, Local is set to become a community favourite for breakfast, lunch and dinner amongst neighbouring residents and guests. 


The Menu

A concept already well-known amongst residents of Barsha Heights, Local upholds a fantastic reputation and is known for its lively atmosphere, fun weekly events and offers, and an incredible selection of food and drinks. Its stylish new eatery in Business Bay, offers a vast selection of authentic international cuisine, catering to all tastebuds. Some menu favourites include Truffled Burrata, Veal Osso Bucco, Gulf Tiger Prawns and Beef Brisket Nachos. 

All ingredients are sustainably and locally sourced, ensuring each dish is prepared using the freshest produce and delivering quality meals bursting with flavours. Local’s appealing menu offers a flavoursome selection of dishes that embrace both the classics and the creativity of its talented chefs. 


The Vibe

One of the standout features of this new vibey eatery is its rustic ambience, which is effortlessly combined with its modern amenities to offer diners the best of both worlds. Local is an inviting space for friends, families or colleagues to unwind, socialise and appreciate the simple pleasures in life. 

With its picturesque location overlooking the Business Bay canal, guests can indulge in the appetising menu while admiring the stunning views of the canal. Whether guests are seeking a refreshing morning coffee before a stroll down the canal, a wholesome lunch or dinner with family or a fun-filled gathering with friends with stunning sunset views, Local is the new hot spot for everyone in the community. 


The Offers

Opening with a bang, Local is excited to reveal a host of unmissable weekly offers for guests to enjoy throughout the week. 


What: Waterfront Wind Down

About: There’s nothing better than a refreshing beverage to wind down after a hectic day. Set against the stunning backdrop of the glistening canal, guests can immerse themselves in the lively ambience while sipping on a selection of expertly crafted mocktails for AED 25. Available daily from 4pm to 7pm, the Waterfront Wind Down offer is ideal for guests looking for a thriving social spot to relax and reset.

When: Daily from 4pm to 7pm

Price: AED 25 drink per mocktail


What: Italian Theme Night

About: Guests will be transported to the vibrant streets of Italy with Local’s Italian Theme Night. Every Thursday, patrons can indulge in an authentic Italian feast curated to tantalise the senses. For just AED 109 per person, immerse yourself in an evening of rich Italian flavours with live pizza and pasta cooking stations, and a wide range of traditional Italian favourites. Pair the flavoursome dishes with your choice of beverage, take in the stunning views and imagine yourself living your very own la dolce vita.

When: Every Thursday, starting from 6:30pm 

Price: Starting at 109 per person


What: Surf and Turf Night

About: Local presents its Surf and Turf Theme Night. Every Friday, diners can delve into a lavish spread that seamlessly marries the robust flavours of the land with the fresh catch of the sea. Indulge in an array of deliciously barbequed meats and flavoursome ocean delights. Priced at AED 109 per person, this thematic night promises a culinary adventure that celebrates the best of both worlds, offering a feast that’s truly unforgettable. 

When: Every Friday, starting from 6:30pm

Price: Starting at 109 per person 


What: Taste of Arabia Night

About: Capturing the rich tapestry of Middle Eastern flavours, Local introduces its ‘Taste of Arabia’ Theme Night. Every Saturday, guests are invited to traverse a culinary landscape filled with traditional Arabian delicacies from multiple Arabian cuisines. For AED 109 per person, diners can indulge in a spread that celebrates the diverse and delectable dishes of the region, making each evening a flavourful journey through the heart of Arabia.

When: Every Saturday, starting from 6:30pm 

Price: Starting at 109 per person


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