Hakkasan Dubai in Jumeirah Emirates Towers shuts its doors

The restaurant, headed up internationally by chef Ho Chee Boon, shut its doors on Sunday

Hakkasan international executive chef Ho Chee Boon.
Hakkasan international executive chef Ho Chee Boon.

Hakkasan Dubai has shut its doors as of Sunday, July 1. 

Hakkasan Dubai released a short statement to say that they had “decided to close their current operation at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel as of Sunday, July 1, 2018".

The statement also said: "Please stay tuned as we announce our new location very soon. We’d like to thank our loyal customer who have made our time in Dubai a tremendous success. We look forward to remaining part of the community.”

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No other details about the future of Hakkasan in Dubai have been released.

The brand was launched in London in 2001 and it has 12 locations around the world. Hakkasan is run by two Michelin-starred chefs: executive head chef Tong Chee Hwee and international executive chef Ho Chee Boon, the latter of whom visited the Dubai outlet in May for an exclusive dinner series.

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