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Khan Murjan – A restaurant in a ‘pyramids’ themed mall?

FNND has discovered a handful of interesting eateries  in Dubai. Some are lovely venues, some serve great food and some are just a bit different from the Dubai ‘norm’ of  gaudy seven star hotels that leave you with a seven star feeling of nausea. But can you take a Riad styled Arabian restaurant set in a fake Egyptian tomb seriously? we headed down to Khan Murjan to find out.   Khan murjan is a beautiful setting of an open air courtyard or Riad – which manages to cover all bases… Excellent live, traditional music that is relaxing and not overbearing. It takes a bit of finding though, located at the bottom of a huge sweeping stone staircase in an old ‘style’ souk…. but it is actually the basement of WAFI mall – a tutankhamun themed mall inside a giant glass topped Pyramid. The friendly and helpful waiters areadorned in fez’s  will regularly top up your Shisha pipe throughout the evening. The authentic food is exceptional – Morrocan, Iranian, Lebonese, Egyptian, Turkish – it’s all here. Super …