Deira Is Getting A New Food Hall With 18 Homegrown Joints

Anika Eliz Baby

It’s official: Deira is now home to a new street food hall right in the heart of the city.

If you’re a foodie you need to keep your eyes peeled because Al Ghurair Centre unveiled its global street food hall, Flayva! From Indian to Filipino to Lebanese, Flayva offers a variety of cuisines and flavours!

Flayva, a highly-anticipated global street food hall featuring 18 exciting homegrown concepts, is now open its doors at Deira’s Al Ghurair Centre!

They’ve got space for up to 500 guests at a time and will serve up a culinary excursion with an extremely diverse dining experience.

From Indonesian to Vietnamese, Indian to Japanese, Lebanese to Filipino, Flayva promises a world of flavours to suit every palate (all homegrown joints!)

They’ve got an absolutely delightful lineup of homegrown concepts:

Allo Beirut: Look no further for mouth-watering Lebanese street food. The shawarma, the sandwiches, the grills, the mana’ish! This spot is a home away from home.

BaoFriend: Baofriend offers a playful take on Asian cuisine, featuring refined twists on food truck favourites like baos, baogers, and small plates. Their desserts are on another level- peanut butter and plum jelly paired with green tea ice cream.

House of Curry: An extensive selection of classic biryanis served conveniently in biryani buckets, along with starters, special combos, and the popular house favourite, Chicken Tikka.

Warung Bandung: From Abu Dhabi to Expo 2020 to Business Bay- they’ve captured taste buds everywhere and now you need to check them out at Flayva.

Vietnamese Snack Food Cafe:  A soulful dining experience with the freshest local produce. This spot is led by experienced Vietnamese chefs and offers a vibrant array of of spicy, sour, and salty flavours.

Little Oriental Dining for Asian Fusion Delights. Experience the best of Asian and world cuisine on a plate with their unique and popular dishes.

Salvis Cafe: Head here for homemade Filipino goodness. They’re renowned for generous portions. Salvi’s Junior serves Halo Halo and Bilogs, Filipino ice cream sandwiches with diverse flavours.

Chibog Restaurant: For those seeking a taste of authentic Filipino cooking or wanting to revisit fond memories through food, Chibog provides an ideal dining destination.

Bacolod Inasal BBQ: “Inasal” means char-grilled. Bacolod’s Inasal combines multiple ingredients to create aromatic and unique marinades and basting sauces. All finished off and cooked on a grill to add the final layer of smokey flavour.

Tako Ichiban House: From the creators of Ichiryu Ramen House – Tako Ichiban is bringing Japan quality takoyaki goodness in every bite.

Uzbek Cuisine: Welcome to traditional Uzbek flavours and dishes! Most ingredients are sourced directly from Uzbekistan, ensuring the food is authentic to Uzbek culture.

Clucks Chicken for a fried chicken food fest that will leave you wanting for more. It’s tender, juicy, and bursting with flavours.

Siam Thai Food for traditional flavours from the East. Each dish is a celebration of the five flavours; it’s a feast for the senses and tastebuds.

Those with a desire for drinks or desserts can satisfy their craving at Hubboba Tea Café, an Emirati-owned Boba tea shop, or

Taro by BaoFriend: From the classic Taho to the signature summer mango dessert with Taro balls, the menu is an unforgettable dessert experience that celebrates the vibrant heritage of Asian sweets.

Spice Grill: offers DELISH seafood and meat options.

Gulou China Grub: is your go-to spot for a casual yet wholesome hotpot experience – further elevating the dining experience.

This culinary hotspot is an expansive 3,318 square feet. It’s all set to become your new fav hangout spot. 

All the tasty deets

Where is Flayva? Al Ghurair Centre

Timing for Flayva? Operating from 10am to 10pm on Mondays through Thursdays and extending its hours until 12am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


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