Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Dubai

As the leaves begin to turn and autumn sets in, the spirit of Germany’s famed Oktoberfest comes alive in Dubai


Dubai’s party brunch Saffron, is set to bring the Oktoberfest spirit to Atlantis, The Palm. Expect an abundance of delectable German dishes such as sauerbraten, tarte flambée, onion pie, hähnchenschnitzel with sunny-side up, and more. The beverage stations will undergo a Bavarian transformation, featuring a wide array of brews, frozen drinks, house grapes, and bubbly. In addition to live DJs, attendees can immerse themselves in non-stop entertainment, including Bavarian-inspired dancers and performers.

October 7, from 1pm-4pm. AED595 per person. Call +9714 426 2626.

Ernst Biergarten

From September to October, this iconic German festival will take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, promising a unique cultural experience in the heart of Dubai. The venue is transformed into a German wonderland with botanical decorations, swings adorned with blooms, and a live stream of the Oktoberfest in Munich displayed on numerous TVs. Guests can savour an array of dishes including unlimited access to the Roasted Chicken station. Expect a lively atmosphere with live performances from five Oktoberfest bands specially flown in from Germany, complemented by house beats by the resident DJ.

September 14 until October 15. AED150 per person. Contact +9714 210 2511 or email dubai@ernstbiergarten.com.

Great British Restaurant

Oktoberfest in Dubai

Great British Restaurant is set to host a month-long Oktoberfest celebration, offering a vibrant mix of brews and hearty dishes. The restaurant terrace will transform into a festive haven, exuding German spirit with a touch of British charm. The special menu pays tribute to Germany’s culinary heritage, featuring classics such as schnitzels, sausages, pretzels, sauerkraut, and more.

September 14 until October 15. 1 pm till late.