Dukes Dubai is now open

First phase of soft opening to put the hotel on Dubai's hospitality map, remainder of the property to open in early 2017

Dukes Dubai will be completed in 2017, but a soft launch marks the official opening on December 28, 2016.
Dukes Dubai will be completed in 2017, but a soft launch marks the official opening on December 28, 2016.

Dukes Dubai, a Seven Tides International project, is finally set to open its doors on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah.

The five-star hotel is located on the west trunk of the Palm Jumeirah and is the first international property for Dukes, which has been popular with GCC visitors in London for decades.

Seven Tides has delivered on its promise of a Q4 2016 opening, as the developer had affirmed the property was 83% complete.

“Once complete, Dukes Dubai will consist of 273 rooms including 64 suites, with a ladies-only Liberty Duchess floor featuring 20 rooms, as well as 227 fully furnished hotel apartments and six distinctive dining experiences,” said Seven Tides CEO Abdulla Bin Sulayem.

Initially for the soft opening, bedrooms on the first six floors of the 15-floor property will be in service, as will the hotel’s signature outlet Great British Restaurant (GBR) and Dukes Bar.

Serving modern British brasserie-style cuisine, GBR will operate under executive chef Martin Cahill.

The menu will include cod and chips, Lancashire hot pot, Colchester Oysters and Dover sole.

The remainder of the property will be completed in early 2017. This will include traditional Northern Indian restaurant Khyber, marking the first international outpost for Mumbai-based family restaurant group.

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