"GAIA embodies the quintessence of
Greek-Mediterranean cuisine with a modern palate and captivating charm."
Named after the Greek Goddess of Earth, the mother of the sun, the mountains and the sea, GAIA is a refined taverna, offering exquisite Greek cuisine in DIFC. Inspired by Mediterranean culture, GAIA blends history and design to create a relaxed and inviting ambiance.
"Tables filled with generosity, plates filled with flavours."
Curated by culinary experts Chef Izu Ani and Chef Orestis Kotefas, the GAIA menu combines traditional flavours, fresh ingredients and the simplicity of home cooking. Each dish showcases the true essence of Greek-Mediterranean cuisine.
"GAIA aims to showcase the core elements of Grecian culture."
Combining warm hospitality with intricate details and alluring aspects, GAIA creates a journey of discovery in each and every visit, enticing the explorer within. The homegrown food, beverage and lifestyle concept was born of a collaboration between Chef Izu Ani and Bulldozer Group.
On Sunday, 28 April, GAIA serves a traditional Greek Easter feast. Transporting those in DIFC to the Mediterranean, a lamb will be spit-roasted outside the restaurant, filling the Gate Village with the heavenly smells of Greek tradition. The family orientated celebration welcomes guests of all ages to enjoy a whole day of activities, delicacies and excellent cuisine.