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Begin Anywhere

We’re stepping out,
making our mark.
Free to go where we want
and brave enough
to push boundaries.

We don’t look back.
Are you in?


Bringing together a community of like-minded guests to enjoy a diverse, engaging, multi-layered social dining journey. Our carefully selected, Eastern-influenced menu reflects the tastes of our guests – fresh, compelling dishes with something to suit all palates and budgets.

Created in Dubai

A homegrown concept, BB is a social dining journey/hub/destination located in DIFC. BB gives our guests a sense of freedom to create a lunch, dinner or drinks experience from an Eastern sharing menu including bites, baos, bowls, bbq items and outstanding desserts. Through our bold approach to our menu, our interiors, our service and our community, BB is creating a new form of niche hospitality.

Experience and expertise

Based on Happiness Street, BB is a highly accessible, social dining experience that leverages a collective six decades of hospitality expertise. Our guests crave the inclusion, togetherness and freedom of choice of social dining, and BB delivers it.


Spero Panagakis | The Pioneer

Shabnum Stumpf | The Friend

Alexander Stumpf | The Rebel

The design was made by James Michael Lees, from Studio Hopscotch based in London. The design story was built on the foundation of the food concept which started with ‘a Taiwanese bun’.

Studio Hopscotch did not want to follow the cliché of an oriental restaurant interior so explored other historical avenues of oriental culture, architecture and the excitement of the popular street food atmosphere.

They created a feminine European interior, combining different design features. When entering you will find highly detailed panelling flush against rough cut concrete slabs and painted brick all wrapped in green foliage.

Connected by a sweeping spiral staircase, all three levels host an individual footprint and signature design statements that gives every area a unique touch.

The tables, Bar & Kitchen Bar are made from Calcutta Gold Marble. A definitive streaking marble was hand selected to give a rustic finish.

Across three floors, we have intimate multi-level seating: Restaurant floor, Kitchen Floor and Lounge Bar. A Garden and Terrace enclose the ground floor and the Kitchen Floor to provide licensed outdoor seating and dining options.

The Concept

Eastern cuisine is widely diverse while having a degree of homogeneity. As a crossroads between Europe, the Caucasus and North Africa, Eastern cuisine comprises of Pan-Asia & The Middle East, a region that has always been a hub of food & recipe exchange.
Eastern Cuisine absorbs the influence from various cultures, cuisines and its religion placing emphasis on enjoying meals with Family & Friends, the Community.
It is recorded that the earliest written recipes come from this area and pioneers of food culture and ingredients used globally today, including fermentation and wheat cultivation. The marriage of spices from the Orient and protein staples and sweets from the Middle East made a perfect combination to create Eastern cuisine.
BB is a home-grown concept revolving around its community, serving an Eastern Cuisine in a compelling and compact space.  The menu is accessible and has an inclusive not exclusive approach, considering various budgets, personal preferences and multiple vegan, vegetarian and meat options.
The service is polished yet light-hearted allowing you to create your own Unique Experience.
In recent years, sharing concepts have evolved to a more sophisticated level and the atmosphere is stylish and vibrant. There is no prescribed etiquette for ordering from the menu, with no differentiation between ‘starters’ and ‘main courses’. You can order dishes as required so that they are not ordered all at once, or you can request for the dishes to come in a specific order, the freedom is yours.

The Food

The style of the food at BB can be described as Social Dining. The emphasis is on creative & tasty flavours.

Guests are given a sense of freedom to design their own experiences based on single-plate dishes of Bites, Baos, Bowls, Bites & BBQ specialties with outstanding quirky desserts.

The presentation is playful and appealing to the eye. We use simple and functional crockery with splashes of color to keep it appealing and rebellious.

The menu is a luxurious palette of varieties of Modern Eastern Cuisine. Our menu is mindful of our guests’ appetites by offering an Inclusive not Exclusive approach with Vegan, Vegetarian and Meat-based dishes.

Location & Contact

gate village 8 difc dubai

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