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Business Bay

District, Dubai
Business Bay Key Information
Location type
District
Area
Dubai
Phase
Complete

Business Bay Overview

Just 1.5km from Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, Business Bay lies on the Dubai Canal, a waterway flowing from the Dubai Creek at Deira and out to sea again at Jumeirah Beach. Still in development, Business Bay comprises 64 million square feet of freehold projects and has established itself as a new business hub of the region, with office and residential towers, landscaped gardens and a network of roads and waterways. This up-and-coming district is attracting businesses from around the world and sharp-witted investors buying into it.

Following the economic downturn of 2008, the proportion of residential buildings has risen in comparison to commercial buildings, so that now there are more apartments coming onto the market here than originally envisaged in the master plan.

Marasi Business Bay is a novel development made possible by the Dubai Canal connection to the open sea. Comprising a collection of floating 'water homes', a marina and associated shops and promenades, Marasi is at the centre of a transformed Business Bay as ferries, yachts and water taxis make their way out to sea just as they do at Dubai Marina.

Al Habtoor City was the first major development on the Dubai Water Canal. Located on the Sheikh Zayed Road Waterfront, it spans 10 million square feet and comprises three luxury residential towers and three five-star hotels.

  • From Business Bay it takes roughly nine minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 21 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 20 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 25 minutes to The Walk JBR.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 32 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 43 minutes' drive. All durations are calculated by Google Maps and assume the fastest route in typical traffic conditions.

Business Bay Amenities

Dubai Mall, the biggest in the world, and Burj Khalifa, the tallest in the world, are less than ten minutes drive away. In fact, when it’s not too hot you could actually walk it.

One Business Bay is a 35-storey skyscraper occupying the best location in the development at the northern entrance to Business Bay, close to the Metro. The tower´s impressive neighbours include Dubai International Financial Centre and Emirates Towers.

Proximity to landmarks
The Walk JBR
25 mins drive
Dubai Mall
9 mins drive
Palm Jumeirah
21 mins drive
Burj Al Arab
20 mins drive
La Mer by Meraas
20 mins drive
Al Maktoum International Airport
43 mins drive
Mall of the Emirates
17 mins drive
Dubai International Airport
32 mins drive
Ibn Battuta Mall
25 mins drive

Business Bay Dining and Nighlife Offers

In partnership with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae here are the current Ladies Night and Brunch offers in the local area. We've listed all offers within a 3km radius with the closest ones at the top.

Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Roka Dubai (0.3km)
apartment
The Opus
timer
Friday afternoon 12:00 - 18:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
La Mezcaleria
place
La Mezcaleria Dubai (0.4km)
apartment
The Oberoi Business Bay
timer
Sunday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Saturday Brunch
place
Kimura-Ya Authentic Japanese Restaurant (0.4km)
apartment
The Oberoi Business Bay
timer
Saturday afternoon 12:00 - 21:00
open_in_new
Brunch
La Belle Vie Brunch
place
Bleu Blanc Oysters and Grill (0.6km)
apartment
Renaissance Hotel Business Bay
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Mamacita
place
Mami Umami (0.6km)
apartment
Renaissance Hotel Business Bay
timer
Wednesday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
The Crunch
place
The Eloquent Elephant (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Bombay Brasserie (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Beau Rivage Bistro (0.7km)
apartment
Grand Millennium Business Bay
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Treehouse
place
Treehouse (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Sunday, Tuesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Hidden Brunch
place
Treehouse (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Miss Tess
place
Miss Tess (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Monday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Asian Invasion Party Branch
place
Miss Tess (0.7km)
apartment
Taj Dubai
timer
Wednesday evening 20:00 - 23:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Mademoiselles Night
place
La Serre (0.8km)
apartment
Vida Downtown Dubai
timer
Wednesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Casablanca Late Brunch
place
La Serre (0.8km)
apartment
Vida Downtown Dubai
timer
Tuesday evening 20:00 - 02:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Taikun
place
Taikun (0.8km)
apartment
Vida Downtown Dubai
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Pacific Groove
place
Pacific Groove Restaurant & Lounge (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Tuesday 6:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Cali Brunch Friday
place
Pacific Groove Restaurant & Lounge (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Cali Brunch Saturday
place
Pacific Groove Restaurant & Lounge (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Saturday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Cali Brunch Thursday
place
Pacific Groove Restaurant & Lounge (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Thursday evening 20:00 - 23:00
open_in_new
Ladies Day
Malibu Deck
place
Malibu Deck (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Wednesday 12:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Bay Brunch
place
Malibu Deck (0.9km)
apartment
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
timer
Saturday evening 16:00 - 19:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Afternoon Feast Brunch
place
Prime68 (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Saturday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Seven Sisters
place
Seven Sisters (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Tuesday 6:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Weslodge Saloon
place
Weslodge Saloon (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Wednesday 7:30pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Weslodge Saloon (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:30 - 16:30
open_in_new
Ladies Night
1 OAK
place
1 OAK (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
The Late Late Brunch
place
1 OAK (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Saturday evening 21:00 - 00:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Bridgewater's Backyard Brunch
place
Bridgewater Tavern (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Wanderlust Brunch
place
Garden (1.0km)
apartment
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Ting Irie (1.1km)
apartment
Al Manzil Souk
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 17:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Distillery
place
Distillery (1.1km)
apartment
Al Manzil Souk
timer
Tuesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Mad Monkey Brunch
place
Distillery (1.1km)
apartment
Al Manzil Souk
timer
Wednesday evening 20:00 - 23:00
open_in_new
Brunch
The Notorious B.R.U.N.C.H
place
Pizza Express Live (1.2km)
apartment
DoubleTree by Hilton Business Bay
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 17:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Brew House
place
Brew House (1.2km)
apartment
Citymax Business Bay
timer
Monday 6:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
The Meat Co
place
Hemingway's at Meat Co (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Monday, Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
The 44 Sports Bar
place
The 44 Sports Bar (1.3km)
apartment
Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
44 Kool Brunch
place
The 44 Sports Bar (1.3km)
apartment
Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
BLUSH at Babiole
place
Babiole Dubai (1.3km)
apartment
Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
timer
Sunday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Dining Divas @ Babiole
place
Babiole Dubai (1.3km)
apartment
Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
timer
Thursday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Claw BBQ
place
Claw BBQ (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Tuesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Miss Chief Brunch
place
Muchachas Dubai (1.3km)
apartment
Holiday Inn Express Safa Park
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Kanpai
place
Kanpai (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Tuesday 6:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Evening Brunch
place
Kanpai (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Friday evening 19:00 - 22:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Thursday Evening Brunch
place
Kanpai (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Thursday evening 19:00 - 22:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Weekend Brunch
place
Kanpai (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Ladies Love Karma
place
Karma Kafé (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Tuesday 6:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Unlimited Sushi Brunch
place
Karma Kafé (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Sunday evening 18:00 - 01:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Blushing Dragon Thursday Brunch
place
Karma Kafé (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Thursday evening 20:00 - 23:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Blushing Dragon Friday Brunch
place
Karma Kafé (1.3km)
apartment
Souk Al Bahar
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
99 Sushi Bar and Restaurant (1.4km)
apartment
The Address Downtown Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 17:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Haveli
place
Haveli Dubai (1.4km)
apartment
The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
timer
Sunday, Wednesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Senoritas y Margaritas at ZOCO
place
ZOCO (1.4km)
apartment
The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
timer
Monday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Arriba Arriba Friday Brunch
place
ZOCO (1.4km)
apartment
The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Rose and Crown
place
Rose and Crown (1.4km)
apartment
The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
City Grill
place
City Grill (1.4km)
apartment
The Atrium at Al Habtoor City
timer
Sunday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Secret Parties
place
Atmosphere (1.4km)
apartment
Burj Khalifa
timer
Tuesday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
STK Downtown
place
STK Downtown (1.4km)
apartment
The Address Downtown Dubai
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
3BK
place
3BK (1.4km)
apartment
Burj Khalifa
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Boa Lounge
place
Boa Lounge & Club (1.4km)
apartment
V Hotel Dubai
timer
Wednesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Blooms
place
Le Patio (1.4km)
apartment
Habtoor Palace Dubai
timer
Tuesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Chopstick Geishas
place
V Lounge (1.4km)
apartment
V Hotel Dubai
timer
Thursday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
World Cut Steakhouse (1.4km)
apartment
Habtoor Palace Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Wakame
place
Wakame (1.5km)
apartment
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
timer
Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
The Lioness
place
Tipsy Lion (1.5km)
apartment
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
timer
Monday 5:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
The "Tipsy" Brunch
place
Tipsy Lion (1.5km)
apartment
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 17:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
PIQNIQ Wednesdays
place
Deck Too (1.7km)
apartment
The Address Residence Sky View
timer
Wednesday 11:00am
open_in_new
Brunch
Sunset Brunch
place
Deck Too (1.7km)
apartment
The Address Residence Sky View
timer
Friday evening 17:00 - 20:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Ce La Vi
place
CÉ LA VI (1.7km)
apartment
The Address Residence Sky View
timer
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Let's Get Double Deckered
place
Double Decker (2.1km)
apartment
Swissotel Al Murooj Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
FireLake
place
FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar (2.3km)
apartment
Radisson Blu Dubai Canal View
timer
Wednesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Benjarong
place
Benjarong (2.3km)
apartment
Dusit Thani Dubai
timer
Sunday, Tuesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Benjarong (2.3km)
apartment
Dusit Thani Dubai
timer
Friday afternoon 12:30 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Fogo de Chão
place
Fogo de Chão (2.3km)
apartment
Central Park Towers
timer
Wednesday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Rio Brazilian Friday Brunch
place
Fogo de Chão (2.3km)
apartment
Central Park Towers
timer
Friday afternoon 12:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Lighthous
place
Lighthous (2.3km)
apartment
M Hotel Downtown by Millennium Dubai
timer
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Master Yum Cha Brunch
place
Shang Palace (2.5km)
apartment
Shangri La Hotel
timer
Friday afternoon 12:00 - 15:30
open_in_new
Ladies Night
AER Fantasy Night
place
AER Lounge Dubai (2.6km)
apartment
Emirates Financial Towers
timer
Tuesday 9:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Aerabic Evening Brunch
place
AER Lounge Dubai (2.6km)
apartment
Emirates Financial Towers
timer
Friday afternoon 15:00 - 19:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Jam Sunday Brunch
place
AER Lounge Dubai (2.6km)
apartment
Emirates Financial Towers
timer
Sunday evening 17:00 - 01:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Grapeskin
place
Grapeskin (2.6km)
apartment
La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk
timer
Sunday 7:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Graze Supper Club
place
Graze Gastro Grill (2.6km)
apartment
La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk
timer
Thursday evening 19:00 - 23:00
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Pink Orchid
place
Mantis Dubai (2.6km)
apartment
Emirates Financial Towers
timer
Tuesday 10:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
High Heels
place
Plaza Palace (2.6km)
apartment
Emirates Financial Towers
timer
Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Ladies Night
Original Wings & Rings
place
Original Wings & Rings (2.7km)
apartment
Liberty House
timer
Wednesday 8:00pm
open_in_new
Brunch
Family Weekend Brunch
place
Original Wings & Rings (2.7km)
apartment
Liberty House
timer
Friday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new
Brunch
Family Weekend Brunch
place
Original Wings & Rings (2.7km)
apartment
Liberty House
timer
Saturday afternoon 13:00 - 16:00
open_in_new

For full Dubai Brunch listings including prices, contact and booking information please visit https://brunchcrunch.ae

You can find full Ladies Night and Ladies Day offers including contact details and booking info at https://ladiesnightdubai.com

Construction History

Road Access

Business Bay is well connected to both Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road, the two main highways running the length of Dubai.

Phase 2 of the Parallel Roads Improvement Project at Business Bay was completed in June 2018. The works included improvements to the Western part of the parallel roads in the sector between Al Meydan and Financial streets across the Business Bay by widening the street from three to four lanes in each direction and by building service roads in both directions in most parts of the project.

Public Transport

The international airport and Dubai Marina each take about 30 minutes by train from Business Bay Metro station.

The 100-metre wide Dubai Water Canal that connects Business Bay to the sea is part of Dubai's plan for water transport. Now complete, passengers can take water transport from Dubai Creek to reach Business Bay, Jumeirah, Al Wasl or Sheikh Zayed Road. Stations for water buses and private boats have been built on both sides of the canal, making this one of Dubai's major attractions both for tourists and residents.

Masterplan

Business Bay Reviews

See what the residents have to say by reading 1 user review courtesy of flatreviews.com

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Business Bay receives an overall rating of 5 based on 1 review. Users were asked to consider many factors including the view, finishing, layout, noise levels, traffic, public transportation, parking, security, swimming pool, gym, and maintenance.

30th Nov, 2014
Ash
From United States
Moved here in 2014
Family with children
starstarstarstarstar
Business Bay living
Price and location
Traffic now
We moved into our apt 3 yrs ago and are still here. Perfect location, good size apt, close to shops ......love it!
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