Authentic Greek restaurant in the heart of Dubai.

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.

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.

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.

The Gaia menu is influenced by each element of Greece, from the Amaliada olive groves and sweet, ripe vegetables to the sea-born delicacies of the coastal islands. Translating the elements of the landscape, the sun, land and sea, into every plate.

Fresh fish and seafood are a focal point the GAIA menu, a driving force within the restaurant’s DNA. A fresh ice market forms the center of the restaurant with seasonal produce that can be hand-picked and prepared to exactly to your preference.


The Bulldozer Group is a boutique investment and brand management company located in one of the world’s most influential cities; Dubai. The group specializes in introducing the Middle East to the most successful international hospitality brands.

Since its inception in December 2011; the Bulldozer Group has successfully opened brands within the group that are aligned with celebrated restaurateurs at the forefront of the global industry. These brands include; Novikov, Cipriani, Downtown Toko and Sass’ Café, Base, Socialista, Movida and VIP Room. Several new projects are under development, Bulldozer Group’s expansion will cement the group as the leading hospitality company in the Middle East.

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