The Backyard is kinda like what you might expect from the name – its located in the Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay and what I think is a bit of a hidden gem! Its one of the most unique street-art inspired urban outdoor spaces in the city – Renowned graffiti artist Rami gave the space personality with his creative murals and street graffiti decorations. …

The whole area is super spacious and outdoors with great views of Business Bay and the Dubai Water Canal. Its divided into 2 area; one with casual, street, urban style benches the other with sofas that is reserved for Shisha.

There are small ‘stalls’ that have various things from Mango Sticky rice to BBQ. We had the PadThai, BBQ Prawns, Red Curry, Papaya Salad and Chicken Satay. The portions are small like street food but very tasty. The prawns and chicken satay were really good, as was the Pad Thai.

The place is licensed (I mean lets be honest I wouldn’t really go for dinner anywhere that didn’t) and they do some awesome cocktails

Overall a great place to just chill , have some nice Thai food and enjoy the scenic views

Opening hours

4pm – 2am
Happy Hours: 4PM to 7PM (Everyday)


Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Al Abraaj Street, Business Bay, Dubai

More Info

  • Full Bar Available
  • Table booking recommended
  • Live Music
  • Live Entertainment
  • Drinking Age Applicable
  • Shisha
  • Nightlife
  • Valet Parking Available
  • Outdoor Seating


Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is a Deutsche Hospitality brand. It represents the epitome of luxury and perfect hospitality. Visitors can choose from historic hotels rich in tradition, lively city residences and health and beauty oases at the very heart of nature. The portfolio encompasses 60 hotels in eleven countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Deutsche Hospitality operates three further brands. MAXX by Steigenberger is a new and charismatic concept which places the focus on the essential in accordance with its motto “MAXXimize your stay”. Jaz in the City branded hotels reflect the metropolitan lifestyle and draw upon the local music and cultural scene. And Intercity Hotel offers more 40 upper mid-range urban hotels, all of which are located within easy walking distance of railway stations or airports.

A cosmopolitan new hotel with a German touch, the Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai is a five-star property set in the very heart of the city.  Overlooking the Dubai Water Canal, and only a short stroll away from the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, the hotel has won several awards including “Leading New Hotel” and “Best Luxury Business Hotel in the UAE.”  The Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay is home to excellent dining venues, including Bayside Restaurant & Terrace serving freshly prepared international dishes; Brothaus Bakery-Bistro serving freshly baked German bread, pastries and healthy specials; Swim & Tonic pool bar and lounge with breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa; The Backyard, a unique street-art inspired urban garden terrace and Secret Terrace, the new hangout spot with chilled rooftop vibes.