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Bull & Bear - Waldorf Astoria Dubai DIFC

4.9
4.9
20 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse

Inspired by the original once located in the Waldorf Astoria New York, Bull & Bear is the hotel’s signature restaurant which offers a twist on the legendary contemporary grill. Diners can enjoy imaginative cuisine in a stylish, relaxed setting or embrace an alfresco ambiance on the terrace while indulging in an exquisite breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Soak in the inimitable ambience and let the live music set the mood for you while we perfect a gastronomic affair with delicious cuisine from a hearty business lunch to the luxurious sound of our evening-themed nights. Flavor and splendor combined to bring a one-of-a-kind dining experience, you are invited to just sit back and enjoy an array of crafted drinks, our delectable wine selection, and impeccable service. Our dress code is smart casual and we look forward to welcoming you to Bull & Bear.

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  • Area

    Downtown / Dubai International Financial Centre (D

  • Parking Details

    Free valet parking is available.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Menu

All prices are in United Arab Emirates Dirham

To Begin

  • Market Oysters*

    • Naturelle - Mignonette & Bloody MaryAED 30.00
    • Truffle YuzuAED 45.00
  • Alligator Pear**AED 65.00

    "the way we see the avocado" pickled avocado, cilantro, pomegranate, kalamata rice cracker, gazpacho jelly

    • The Vegan Bowl**AED 60.00

      crispy tofu, organic quinoa, chickpeas, avocado, pomegranate, pickled baby beetroot, carrots, kale, garden leaves, creamy sesame dressing, cress

      • Seared Foie Gras** ***AED 95.00

        pistachio & shallot purée, braised red cabbage, confit duck & fig samosa, cherry maraschino jus

        • Broken Waldorf Salad**AED 65.00

          organic pressed chicken terrine, kale, apple, celeriac remoulade, walnut dressing

          • Peas & Broad Bean Soup***AED 55.00

            truffle and goat cheese ravioli, green vegetable fricassee

            • Wagyu Beef Tartare***AED 95.00

              house relish, slow cooked egg yolk, saffron aioli, fine herb salad

              • Burrata**AED 95.00

                texture of tomatoes, basil pesto, olives, crispy capers

                • Chopped Tuna & CaviarAED 125.00

                  tapioca cracker, pickled cucumber, radish, avocado mousse, lime emulsion

                  • Our Prawn CocktailAED 120.00

                    tiger prawns "a la plancha", marie-rose sauce, wasabi crème, saffron aioli, asian slaw

                    • Josper Baked Scallops**AED 105.00

                      parsley butter, wakame and toasted sesame salad

                      Mains

                      • Vegan Eggplant Parmigiana** ***AED 95.00

                        baked eggplant, tomato sauce, vegan grated cheese, basil pesto

                        • Sardinian Fregola***AED 105.00

                          sardinian fregola, sautéed wild mushroom, crispy beef bacon, parsley oil, devilled sauce

                          • Beetroot Risotto**AED 95.00

                            roquefort blue cheese, candied walnuts, pear, pickled baby beets, aged balsamic

                            • Bull & Bear Burger***AED 115.00

                              100% black angus patty, brioche bun, smoked cheddar, tomato jam, fries

                              • Beef Rossini*AED 195.00

                                braised short ribs, foie gras, mushroom ketchup, crispy shallots, truffle sauce

                                • Caribbean Jerk Chicken** ***AED 160.00

                                  hazelnut & mango slaw, jalapeño & smoked cheddar corn bread

                                  • Rack of Lamb**AED 185.00

                                    potato boulagiere, stewed piquillo pepper, toasted pine nuts & coriander jus

                                    • Lobster Linguini***AED 195.00

                                      butter poached lobster, preserved lemon, tomatoes, bisque

                                      • Palamos Octopus*AED 145.00

                                        potato espuma, black olive caramel, chorizo, chimichurri & red wine jus

                                        The Meat Room

                                        All our steaks are served with baby-jacked potatoes, sour cream crispy bacon and a choice of one sauce

                                        • Kiwami Wagyu Striploin 9+ 300gAED 475.00

                                          • B&B Butcher Block***AED 875.00

                                            wagyu striploin, angus tenderloin, braised ribs, beef slider

                                            The Meat Room - Grain-Fed Black Angus

                                            typically, the cattle are grain fed, bringing a higher level of marbling and juiciness

                                            • USDA Prime

                                              • Tenderloin (250g)AED 255.00
                                              • Rib Eye (300g)AED 235.00
                                            • Australian

                                              • Tenderloin (250g)AED 265.00
                                              • Striploin (300g)AED 255.00
                                              • Rib Eye (300g)AED 275.00

                                            The Meat Room - Grass-Fed Beef

                                            Grass-fed steaks have a much more mineral heavy taste that is often described as "meatier" or "gamier". The meat is considerably much leaner than grain or corn fed animals

                                            • New Zealand

                                              • Rib Eye (300g)AED 205.00
                                              • Tenderloin (250g)AED 235.00
                                            • Big Cuts

                                              • Tomahawk Steak (1.2kg)AED 625.00
                                              • Porterhouse Steak (1kg)AED 550.00

                                            The Meat Room - Add Ons

                                            • Foie GrasAED 40.00

                                              • PrawnsAED 55.00

                                                • Shaved Truffle

                                                  • Market Price

                                                Simply Grilled

                                                • Whole Mediterranean Sea Bass

                                                  • 1kgAED 385.00
                                                • Scottish Salmon Pave

                                                  • 220gAED 165.00
                                                • Halibut Cooked on the Bone

                                                  • 350gAED 210.00

                                                Sauces

                                                • Green PeppercornAED 10.00

                                                  • Red Wine Jus*AED 10.00

                                                    • BearnaiseAED 10.00

                                                      • Lemon ButterAED 10.00

                                                        • ChimichurriAED 10.00

                                                          • Smoky Barbeque SauceAED 10.00

                                                            • Creamy Mushroom SauceAED 10.00

                                                              • Mustard Cream*AED 10.00

                                                                • Blue CheeseAED 10.00

                                                                  • Café de Paris ButterAED 10.00

                                                                    Sides

                                                                    • Bull & Bear Mac & Cheese***AED 45.00

                                                                      • Mashed PotatoesAED 45.00

                                                                        • B&B Steak FriesAED 45.00

                                                                          • Sautéed Seasonal MushroomsAED 45.00

                                                                            • Broccolini, Basil Hummus, Chili & GarlicAED 45.00

                                                                              • Sautéed Super Greens, Crumbled Feta & SproutsAED 45.00

                                                                                • Harissa Corn on the CobAED 45.00

                                                                                  • Seasonal Garden SaladAED 45.00

                                                                                    • Baked Cauliflower, Curry Dressing**AED 45.00

                                                                                      Sweet Treats

                                                                                      • The Big Apple* ** ***AED 55.00

                                                                                        muscovado apple, caramelized rosemary apple, green apple foam, walnut crumble, green apple sorbet, lime & gin rocks

                                                                                        • Peanut Salted Caramel Cake** ***AED 55.00

                                                                                          caramel crémeux, peanut praline, sacher biscuit, candied peanuts, tahitian vanilla ice cream

                                                                                          • Ring the Bell** ***AED 55.00

                                                                                            chocolate raspberry fondant, toasted marshmallow, mix berry compote, basil ice cream, bitter chocolate sauce

                                                                                            • Coffee Crème Brûlée* ** ***AED 55.00

                                                                                              kahlua coffee jelly, pecan crumble, milk meringue, manuka honey, sesame tuile, almond hazelnut micro sponge

                                                                                              • Farmhouse Cheese** ***AED 85.00

                                                                                                daily selection of cheeses, fig jam, candied walnuts, celery and nutty bread

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                                                                                                What 20 people are saying

                                                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                4.9
                                                                                                4.9 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                • 4.9Food
                                                                                                • 4.9Service
                                                                                                • 4.7Ambience
                                                                                                • 4.7Value

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                                                                                                Bull & Bear - Waldorf Astoria Dubai DIFC is rated 4.9 stars by 20 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                • Area

                                                                                                  Downtown / Dubai International Financial Centre (D

                                                                                                • Hours of Operation

                                                                                                  Lunch
                                                                                                  Mon–Thu, Sun 13:00–17:00
                                                                                                  Dinner
                                                                                                  Mon–Fri, Sun 18:30–00:00

                                                                                                • Cuisines

                                                                                                  Steakhouse, International, Grill

                                                                                                • Dining style

                                                                                                  Casual Dining

                                                                                                • Dress Code

                                                                                                  Business Casual

                                                                                                • Parking Details

                                                                                                  Free valet parking is available.

                                                                                                • Payment Options

                                                                                                  MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                • Executive Chef

                                                                                                  Luigi Vespano

                                                                                                • Additional

                                                                                                  Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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