The ultra-luxury Burj al Arab hotel is one of the most famous buildings in Dubai and has a huge attraction to tourists. However, it is quite difficult to admire the interior of this seven-star hotel in the world because you can not just walk into the hotel if you are not a guest of the hotel.
Fortunately, as a non-guest of the hotel, there are opportunities to admire the luxurious interior of the Burj al Arab. You can of course opt for an overnight stay at the hotel, but it is not cheap. Room prices are about 1150 dollars per night for the cheapest room. If you still want to spend the night in the luxury hotel, take a look at the Booking website for the current prices of the rooms. The most popular option is to book a high tea, dinner or lunch in one of the hotel’s restaurants
Visit the Burj al Arab in Dubai
The cheapest and for most tourists the only way to get in is by making a reservation in one of the hotel’s restaurants or the Skyview bar. There are various options for this, for example you can choose the popular high tea in the Burj al Arab, but you can also have breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Burj al Arab or have a drink in the Skyview Bar.
If you make a reservation for one of the options directly at the hotel, you must have a credit card. You still cant go inside directly. When making your reservation, you must select a time, you may enter the hotel a maximum of 30 minutes before the time of your reservation. Once you are inside the hotel you can stay as long as you want so that you have plenty of time to admire the hotel’s super-deluxe interior.
Dress code at the Burj al Arab
Please note, there is a dress code for the Burj al Arab hotel. Of course you want to be dressed in style although you admire this amazing place. The dress code is smart casual where men are obliged to wear a shirt or sweater, long pants or neat jeans and closed clean shoes. Slippers or sneakers are not allowed. Women should wear a dress, skirt, suit, a nice pair of trousers with a shirt and take care that the shoulders are covered.
Below we have listed all options for you. A large number of options in the Burj al Arab are easy and quick to book online. By reserving early, you are you sure of having a place in the restaurant or at the high tea on the day and time you want to visit the hotel. The places in the restaurants of the hotel are limited and the demand is high so it is advisable to always book in advance.
Lunch in the Burj al Arab
Enjoy an exclusive lunch at the 7-star Burj al Arab hotel and stand eye-to-eye with the hotel’s special and super-luxurious interior. During two hours you get the chance to taste various delicious international and Arabic dishes and experience the extreme luxury of the Burj al Arab hotel.
Depending on the chosen option, lunch will take place in the Al Iwan restaurant on the first floor of the hotel, the Junsui restaurant or in the aquarium restaurant. From the Al Iwan restaurant you have a magnificent view of the Arabian Gulf and in the aquarium restaurant you have a view of beautiful aquariums filled with tropical fish.
Arabic buffet lunch at the Al Iwan restaurant
Are not you a fan of fish but do you still want to have lunch at the Burj al Arab hotel? Then the Arabic buffet lunch might be something for you. For two hours you can enjoy high-quality Arab cuisine during your lunch at the Al Iwan restaurant in the Burj al Arab hotel.
The restaurant of Al Iwan is known for its unique golden pillars, tableware with real gold and red crystals and luxurious Arabic décor. Specialties of the restaurant are hot and cold mezzah including hummus, maltabel, fatoush, babaganoj, vine leaves, spinach fatayer, meat sambousik, cheese rocakat and lamb kebbah.
Price of the Burj al Arab Arabic lunch
Lunch in the Burj al Arab in the Al Iwan restaurant including a private transfer to the hotel costs 265 dollar per person. When booking you can choose from various times between 12:00 and 2:00 pm. The price includes a lunch buffet and excluding drinks.
The lunch in the Burj al Arab hotel can easily be booked online at the Viator website. Within a few hours after your reservation you will receive all the details at the given e-mail address.
French four course lunch at the Al Muntaha restaurant
Enjoy a spectacular view from the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab while enjoying a four-course lunch menu with high-quality French cuisine in the Al Muntaha restaurant. During the two-hour lunch you will be served imaginative modern French dishes with a signature mocktail. And if that is not enough, you also have a panoramic view over the skyline of Dubai, the Palm Island and the Arabian Gulf during your lunch.
Cost of the Burj al Arab French lunch
Lunch in the Burj al Arab at the Al Muntaha restaurant inlcuding a private transfer to the Burj Al Arab hotel costs 324 dollar. When booking you can choose from various times between 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm. The price includes a four course lunch buffet, mocktail and water or soft drinks. Any alcoholic beverages will be charged separately.
The lunch at the Burj al Arab hotel in Dubai can easily be booked in advance online on the Viator website. Within a few hours after your reservation you will receive all the details at the given e-mail address.
Dining in the Burj al Arab
In addition to breakfast and lunch, you can also enjoy super-de-luxe dining at the Burj al Arab hotel. There are chefs that transform, cut, cook, peel, thread, simmer a good product in the right season to refine all its intrinsic qualities. They add creativity and mark it with their our own style. When you chosen a restaurant at the Burj al Arab you will find that every restaurant has a reason and a story behind it. Below we have listed a number of the dining options in the luxury hotel for you.
In total, the Burj al Arab hotel has 10 different restaurants and bars, each with its own specialty. There is a restaurant focused on fish, Latin cuisine, Asian, French and Arabic cuisine. Regardless of which restaurant you choose, everywhere you get the same luxury treatment, top dishes and experience a unique experience that you will remember.
Arabic buffet lunch or dinner in the Al Iwan restaurant
Enjoy a romantic, intimate dining experience in the highest atrium in the world in the Burj al Arab. Al Iwan’s restaurant is known for its unique golden pillars, real gold and red crystal service and luxurious Arabic decor. Specialties of the restaurant are hot and cold mezzah including hummus, moutabel, fatoush, babaganoj, vine leaves, spinach fatayer, meat sambousik, cheese rocakat and lamb kebbah.
Prices of the Arabic lunch or dinner buffet
The lunch buffet in the Burj al Arab in the Al Iwan restaurant costs 125 US Dollars. Children between 4 and 11 pay 63 US Dollars. When booking you have the choice of various times between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM. The price includes a lunch buffet, house water, soft drinks, hot or cold tea and excluding alcohol drinks.
The dinner buffet in the Burj al Arab in the Al Iwan restaurant costs 255 US dollar and includes a private transfer to the Burj Al Arab hotel. When booking you have the choice of various times between 6:00 PM and 9:30 PM. The price includes a dinner buffet, House water, soft drinks, hot or cold tea and excluding alcohol drinks.
Lunch or dinner in the Al Iwan restaurant can easily be booked in advance online at the Viator website. Upon reservation you will receive a confirmation at the indicated e-mail address within a few hours. This mail will contain all data.
High tea in the Burj al Arab
Besides a lunch or diner in the Burj al Arab, you can also book a delicious high tea at the Burj al Arab. The high tea in the Burj al Arab has been a popular activity to visit the luxurious hotel, see the unique interior and at the same time enjoy all the luxury and delicious dishes that can experience during your visit to the restaurant or sky bar. For more information about the various types of high tea in the seven star hotel of the world, check out our High tea in the Burj al Arab page.
The different kind of high teas in the Burj al Arab can be booked directly online at the Viator website. Within 24 hours after your booking you will receive all the details of your booking and your reservation in the Burj al Arab hotel.
Inside Burj Al Arab: A Unique Tour of the Burj Al Arab
Do you want to visit the super-deluxe Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money per person for an overnight stay or a lounger at a cabana by the pool? Then the Inside Burj Al Arab tour is for you. Normally it was only possible to visit the Burj Al Arab if you were a guest at the hotel or one of the restaurants. After 21 Years it comes to an end with the introduction of the exclusive Inside Burj Al Arab tour. You can read more info about this tour on our Inside Burj Al Arab page.
The Inside Burj Al Arab tour gives everyone the opportunity to admire the inside of the only 7 star hotel in the world. During the 90-minute tour, you will tour the hotel with a butler and a select group of people. During the tour you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful atrium of the hotel, you can view the luxurious interior, you will see the enormous Royal Suite on the 25th floor. Finally, you will visit the unique Experience Suite where you can see the experience through various interactive screens, it will give a presentation about the history and construction of the hotel.
Drinks at the Burj Al Arab SkyView Bar
Enjoy an amazing view of the Dubai skyline, the special palm Jumeirah island and the Arabian Gulf while enjoying a drink in the Skyview Bar. The Skyview bar is located on the 27th floor of the Burj al Arab hotel at an height of over 200 meters and is therefore one of the most popular places in the hotel.
With this special drinks package you get access to the Burj al Arab, the Skyview bar and two drinks in the bar including one alcoholic drink. You can choose from a large number of modern, classic and innovative cocktails. Or choose one of the famous afternoon teas that have been served for years in Burj al Arab. For the ultimate experience, choose to visit the Skyview Bar in the evenings so that you have a magnificent panoramic view of the illuminated skyline of Dubai.
Prices of the Burj Al Arab SkyView Bar beverage package
The visit to the Skyview bar including drinks in the Burj al Arab costs 103 dollar for people over 21 years. How to note that the minimum age for entry to the Skyview Bar is 21 years old, persons under 21 years of age are not admitted.
The Burj Al Arab SkyView Bar beverage package can be booked online on the Viator website. Within a few hours after your reservation you will receive all the details at the given e-mail address.