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OUR RESTAURANT

Waka Restaurant and Bar brings together art and food show casting a fusion of Peruvian favors combined with Japanese seasonings in a truly unique taste experience.
 

Located in The Oberoi Hotel Business Bay, Waka offers a sophisticated level of dining, with an inviting vibe created by the warmth of the service and the resident DJ setting the mood. Waka’s perfect blend of service, style, and design, creates a setting for both an intimate and fun dining experience.

Waka breaks away from the fine-dining trend in Dubai and offers innovative fusion food, in a hip low-lit dining space.

 

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With over 15 years of experience, Chef Carlo Garcia’s passion for the culinary arts began at a young age being exposed to his mother’s cooking. Growing up in Peru, Chef Garcia was able to discover the many exotic ingredients and diverse flavors of Latin America, mastering the art of Peruvian Cuisine. He launched his career in his hometown in Lima, Peru and then continued to work at some of the most successful cesful establishments across the country , including La mar, Bravo Restobar and the renowned Hotel monasterio.

 

Upon mastering Latin American cuisine, Chef Garcia began his journey outside the region to further enhance and diversify his culinary skills and techniques. His tenure includes an impressive portfolio at some of the most renowned restaurants around the globe, including, 3 star Michellin Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, Quique Dacosta in Alicante, Spain, Oliver Bonachini in Canada, amongst others.
 

In his most recent role at WAKA Restaurant and Bar in Dubai, Chef Garcia was a key member of the opening team, driving the culinary innovation at the award-winning dining destination. In only eight months since the opening, the venue has picked up 6  prestigious awards, recognizing it as one of leading dining spots in the dynamic city.

 

EVENTS AT WAKA

HAPPY HOUR

Saturday to Thursday from 6 pm - 8 pm 

NikkiE mOnday

All you can eat makis, nigiri, & tempura

99 AED

Every Monday from 7 pm onwards

ONE FOR THE LADIES: LADIES NIGHT

3 complimentary drinks and set menu for AED 150

Every Wednesday from 8 pm to 11 pm

DAY OF THE DEAD BRUNCH

Friday Day brunch 

13h00 to 17h00
Non alcoholic AED 250
House beverage AED 450(1+1/ 225 per person)
Primium AED 495
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Friday late brunch 
20h00 to 23h30
Non alcoholic AED 285
House beverage AED 375
Primium AED 495

Kizomba Night

Kizomba fans take over the dance floor
Every Thursday from 11:30 pm onwards.
Cover charge of AED 100 which includes two drinks

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR BRUNCH

Thursday 20h00 to 23h00
Non alcoholic AED 250
House beverage AED 250
Premium AED 495

 

DRINKS

FOOD

INTERIOR

 

PRESS

WAKA OFFERS AND ELITE EXPERIENCE

"The food satiates the eyes as much as the stomach"

 

—  GULF NEWS

unveiling latin american dining destination in dubai 

"A place where the passion of the teams reflected in every aspect of the experience."

 

—  HOTEL AND REST

WAKA BRINGS LATIN-INFUSION TO DUBAI

"Every detail has been carefully curated"

 

—  BAWS.AE

 

RESERVATION

The Oberoi Hotel Business Bay Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Timings: 

Saturday to Tuesday 6 pm - Midnight

Wednesday & Thursday 6pm - 2:30 am

Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 am

Call us: +9714 444 1455 / +971 54 445 4792