skuttyboom

skuttyboom

Lives in: Dubai, UAE
Member Since March 2012
Global Village
11/09/2012 

Definitely worth a try! You can go for cool rides and even shop in a country where you never have been. They have almost all of the regions: Africa, China, India, etc. If you really want to find cheap items, this is the place to go to as you can bargain on almost anything! They also have some restaurants where they are authentically from that region and you cannot find these restaurants in Dubai, only here! The weekends are usually crowded, so, expect to wait in line to park, and the parking lot is pretty far from the entrance so be prepared to walk a bit.

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Pura Vida Restaurant
10/09/2012 

Please do not come here if you want to eat a good bbq or steak, even though it is a South American Steakhouse. My friend and I ordered the churrasco(meat buffet), and were seriously let down. My wife had a salmon salad and a salmon main course. I think it was the only thing that was decent. For the price we paid, we could have had an excellent meal anywhere else.

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Debonairs Pizza
09/09/2012 

I had this delivered to my place last night. They have some type of triple decker pizza, but I don't recommend it as the middle layer was a raw dough. The pizza is okay, but there are plenty better ones out there. At least it is better than Pizza Hut or Dominos, so, try it out if you like.

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The Cheesecake Factory
09/09/2012 

If you can ever get a table under an hour, then you are doing fantastic!! I have arrived here 5 times, and each time there is either an hour or 2 hour wait!! I happened to get lucky last week, during a weekday and had a table within 5 minutes. The food is good, however, half of the things on the menu were sold out. I only ordered the appetizer which was some type of fried boneless buffalo wings stuffed with cheese. It came in an enormous proportion. I also had the key lime cheesecake. It's divine!! If you want to try cheesecake, come here. They have over 20 different types. I will try it again, but maybe after a few months when I can actually get a table instead of waiting for hours!

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Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa
09/09/2012 

Went to this place over the weekend. We got a room in the villa on the beach. The room was nice except for the fact that there were ants consistently throughout the room. Someone stole one of our flip-flops each!! There were many local hitting on my wife as soon as I was away for a minute. I almost had a fight with one of them. The beach is okay, the pools also. My wife and I both had massages at the Spa and my wife's neck is still hurting from the very bad job they did on her. Mine was just ok. The South American restaurant had tasteless food and was very expensive. I was on the toilet all day the next morning. If you like the above-mentioned description(s), then this is the place for you. Otherwise, I wouldn't really suggest it.

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Crumbs Elysee
14/08/2012 

Had to pick up some desserts for the wife as she was craving chocolate. I grabbed a tiramisu and a chocolate cake slice called "opera". Both were delicious and I will definitely come back again to sit down and try the other foods they have. The servers there were very friendly and the atmosphere looked cosy.

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Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort
14/07/2012 

I just returned from this place, and I still have a headache from it!! My wife and I booked 1 week in advance, however, once we arrived, we had to wait for over 2 hours to be checked into our room. This was unacceptable. Once we arrived to the room, it was not what we had paid for; this was unacceptable. Finally, we decided to just leave, however, the manager just happened to intervene at this stage. He got us a proper room and provided us with a complimentary bottle of wine, plus a late check-out. The room was decent, no complains there.The food was also decent. The next day we went for a massage and it was good. When we checked out we thought we had paid for everything, but I just received a phone call that they forgot to bill us for the lunch we had today. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE!! I don't know if I will ever go back. The reason why can be be explained in 3 words, "service, service, service!!". Every single person except for 1 manager are complete idiots and do not know anything about their own hotel. If this place wants to stay in business, I would suggest firing all of the employees but one(the manager). At least he knows what he is doing and I believe he could do more than the 100 employees can do in a lifetime!

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Taza Restaurant
12/07/2012 

I wanted to try something new that wouldn't kill my budget. I ordered the kebab wrap, they give you 2 of them with fries and a drink for AED 17. I saw the everyone else who ordered the fried chicked got a free garlic sauce. When I asked for one, the person told me that it costs AED 1 for each. I couldn't believe that they were going to charge me so I told them "forget it". The guy then came back to me and gave me one for free. Awesome! Food is okay, but I think I may try something else on the menu next time.

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Trilogy
11/07/2012 

After leaving Bar Zar, we had to go dancing. This place is really expensive! AED 50 for entrance(on a Tuesday!?), and the security gave us a hard time at first. The club itself has a very nice decor and really decent music. We danced all night long until they closed. I thought that I already had enough to drink before going to Trilogy, but I needed to drink some more. What a mistake! The few drinks I had cost me a good day's wage. Word of advice, get drunk beforehand and don't drink anything there except for a beer. I made the mistake of ordering Jack Daniels and Coke and got ripped off!!

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Bar Zar
11/07/2012 

Came here last night for ladies night. Had a good time, plenty of good music playing, but the bartenders took awhile to understand what kind of beer I wanted!

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