About Restaurant License:

Dubai is currently home to the second-highest number of restaurants (2,935 food and beverage outlets) per million residents and these eateries are financially flourishing. Setup your restaurant business in the UAE today.

The UAE’s fast-food sector is expected to grow to $4.51 billion in 2022. Be a part of this surging market.

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In order to capitalise on this surging sector, entrepreneurs can seek the professional guidance of business setup firms to walk them through the process of opening a restaurant or cafeteria in the UAE, which includes several steps:

Choose Jurisdiction

The first step is to decide whether you want to open a restaurant in the UAE mainland or free zone.

Submit Business Plan

You’ll have to submit a business plan for your restaurant with your vision for the business, its financial viability, brand management and contingency plans. Alongside, an estimate for the capital required for the restaurant’s initial investment and operating costs.

Get Food License

Along with a business license, you are required to get a food license from the Food Safety Department.

Get Food Code

You must comply with the food code which is a comprehensive document that points out the requirements a food establishment must follow.

Cost for restaurant license

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Why choose Decisive Zone as your UAE business setup specialists?

  • We advise you on the finer details of correctly acquiring licenses for your restaurant.
  • We provide an overview of the best locations for the kind of eatery you wish to open.
  • We guide you prepare a comprehensive business plan.
  • We get necessary license approvals for you.