Our Story

Ting Irie was first launched in 2016 in Dubai to bring a taste of Jamaica’s heart and soul to the heart of Downtown. After delivering a smash hit in Dubai, we took our island vibes to di beach, launching our Abu Dhabi restaurant by the white sands of Mamsha Al Saadiyat in 2021.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant fusion of flavours and contemporary twists on classic Caribbean cuisine that speak to the soul. Get ready to groove to the beats of reggae, neo-soul, hip hop, and dancehall spun by the hottest DJs in town, ensuring that every moment is infused with good vibes, making each TING absolutely IRIE!

At Ting Irie, we take pride in our unapologetically bold flavours and inventive modern concepts that bring a fresh perspective to traditional island fare. Our kitchen pays homage to the roots of Jamaican cuisine. Every plate is crafted to turn your meal into a social and fun-filled event, creating memories that linger long after the last bite.


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Ingredients from Jamaica

Our Caribbean specialty ingredients like scotch bonnet peppers come from the Island

Fresh local produce

We source high-quality meat and veggies from reputed local producers

Authentic experience

From music and decor to food and drink, you’ll meet di the OG Jamaican and Caribbean masters


Ting Irie isn’t shy with our bold flavors or fun modern ideas. Our kitchen has the utmost respect for traditional island ingredients and Jamaican dishes that we have all grown to love. Many Caribbean ingredients and spices are imported straight from Jamaica, such as Scotch Bonnet peppers and ackee.




YA MON! Who can say no to thirst quenching whole young coconuts, tropical drinks, a fresh juice bar, or Jamaica’s prized Blue Mountain Coffee?


Whether it’s a lively night out with friends or a special celebration, shared plates of our famous Rotisserie Jerk Chicken, Jamaican oxtail, or Chips O’Mon Burger, make dining a fun and social experience. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that ignites your taste buds and leaves you craving the irresistible allure of Ting Irie.



Featured in ‘Best North American and Caribbean Restaurants in Dubai, 2024

“Ting Irie has laid-back cool Jamaican vibes in the heart of Downtown Dubai, found just off Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. One of the best Caribbean restaurants in Dubai, Ting Irie still draws in a crowd thanks to its flavour-packed dishes and fun décor. Expect classic Caribbean cooking like pulled jerk chicken, oxtail bunz, crispy fish, jerk aubergine risotto and the fun fusion jerk chicken shawarma.”

TimeOut Dubai

Featured in ‘Best Brunches in Dubai 2024’

“What is it: A wild à la carte brunch serving up plenty of Caribbean drinks.
Who’s it for: Party people.
Why go: For an Afro-Caribbean party with three courses and a drinks package.”

Time Out

Featured in ‘Saturday brunches in Abu Dhabi: Your ultimate guide’

Expect live entertainment in the form of carnival-style dancers and a steel drum band, while on the food front, you’ll dig into Jamaican patties, chickpea curry, oxtail and beans and, of course, jerk chicken. Save room for desserts like the grater cake.

Time Out

Featured in ‘Saturday brunches in Abu Dhabi: Your ultimate guide’

“The staff here is magnificent. They have flown in from Jamrock (that’s patois for Jamaica), bringing bags of personality and unmatchable energy. You can’t help but love the atmosphere.”

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Featured in ‘Saturday brunches in Abu Dhabi: Your ultimate guide’

“The desserts are as good as the mains. Our favourite — the carnival funnel cake — is a massive slab of crispy, fried dough topped with creamy, smooth Madagascar vanilla ice cream. It comes with a strawberry sorrel compote, which the chefs make fresh every day.”

The National

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