Oud Metha and Umm Hurair

Oud Metha and Umm Hurair enjoy a central location in Dubai, sandwiched between Karama and the western shore of the Dubai Creek. Dubai Healthcare City, the world’s first medical free zone, is located here.

Sunset over Wafi City, Oud Metha, and Umm Hurair
Sunset over Wafi City, Oud Metha, and Umm Hurair

Hotels

Hotels and places to stay in and around Oud Metha and Umm Hurair include:

  • Grand Hyatt Dubai
  • Raffles Dubai
  • Rove Healthcare City
  • Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
  • Movenpick Hotel & Apartments Dubai
  • Novotel Bur Dubai

Restaurants

The list was last updated on Sunday 4th of October 2020.

NameAddressCuisinePriceDetails
Andiamo!Grand Hyatt
Umm Hurair
Italian$$Italian restaurant at the Grand Hyatt. Indoor area with open kitchen. Outdoor seating with pergolas. Licensed.
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Asha'sPyramids at Wafi
Umm Hurair
Indian$$$Contemporary Indian restaurant by singer Asha Bhosle. Located at Pyramids at Wafi.
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Eve Penthouse and LoungeHyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
Umm Hurair
Bar$$Rooftop bar on the 34th floor of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Shisha, resident DJ, and great views of the city.
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La TablitaHyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
Umm Hurair
Mexican$$Mexican restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Friday brunch with unlimited margaritas.
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Market24Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
Umm Hurair
Asian, International$$Casual cafe in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Predominantly Asian menu.
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SoloRaffles Dubai
Umm Hurair
Italian$$Italian restaurant at Raffles Dubai. Pizzas cooked in wood-fired oven. Ambient interior. Licensed.
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TomoRaffles Dubai
Umm Hurair
Japanese$$$Rooftop Japanese restaurant at Raffles Dubai. Offers spectacular views of the city.
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Real Estate – Apartments

Most accommodation is in low-rise apartment blocks.

Shopping

The area has 2 large shopping centres; the Wafi Mall (includes the Khan Murjan market) and the Lamcy Plaza.

Attractions & Entertainment

Creek Park is home to the Dubai Dolphinarium and Children’s City.

Other entertainment options include the Encounter Zone at Wafi City. the 12-screen Novo Cinemas Cineplex cinema next to the Grand Hyatt, and the 2-screen Lamcy Cinema.

Schools

The Dubai English Speaking School was the first British school in the United Arab Emirates. St Mary’s Catholic High School is also in the neighbourhood.

Map

Interactive map of Oud Metha and Umm Hurair.

Photo Credit: Sophie James/Shutterstock

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