Restaurant Business Setup in Dubai

Many times our business setup consultants in Dubai are asked, “Is restaurant business profitable in Dubai?” To respond to this question and also assist entrepreneurs who are interested in restaurant business setup in Dubai, we have compiled following facts and figures for you.

Dubai is a tourist attraction therefore food is an important market here. Multitude of nationalities from different backgrounds visit Dubai every month. Tourists choose from a range of options – from casual dining spots to cafes and restaurants for fine dining, the city has something for everyone.’s report KPMG’s 2015UAE Food & Beverage Survey , has revealed that Dubai is expected to see 15,400 F&B outlets by year 2018, as compared to 14,200 in year 2015. It is an indication that dining industry in the Emirate won’t run out of steam anytime soon. Contact our company formation specialists in Dubai for immediate assistance.

Zomato is a popular online restaurant search and discovery service in the region. Zomato has also released its Dubai 2015 F&B Industry Report which revealing the top trends for Dubai’s diners last year.

Detailed study of the trends will help you to make educative decision for opening a restaurant business in Dubai and having the right mix of options to run it successfully. Here is the screenshot of the report.

Key Facts About Restaurant Business in Dubai

As of 2015, Zomato had 7,200 Dubai based restaurants registered  on its website. Key facts include:

Most popular time for users to log onto the website: Weekends
Average order value: AED 65
Most-searched-for food items in Dubai in 2015 include: coffee, pizza, sushi, steak, cake, shawarma, sandwich, pasta and burgers, in no particular order

Several restaurant professionals who were in Dubai for the Global Restaurant Investment Forum have warned that the restaurant business isn’t as easy as it seems. Many aspiring restaurateurs overlook important factors in the process of setting up, which eventually results in failing businesses.

Discuss you business plan with us for and learn what to pay careful attention to before you leap into the restaurant business.

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