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30 Best Restaurants in Dubai

 
  • Indulge in pristine luxury, state of the art interiors and lip-smacking food at some of the best restaurants in Dubai. Dubai has no shortage of beautiful restaurants, located on beach and waterfronts, atop sky high buildings and some located at the heart of the city.

    Serving up cuisines from Indian and Arabian to French and Japanese with some amazing sea food delicacies on their menus, restaurants in Dubai cater to your every craving.

    Escape the hectic city life as you lounge sea side or delve into exquisite thematic elegance as you indulge in amazing food, drinks and desserts at these restaurants that re-define the term fine-dining.  

    Here is a list of some of the best restaurants in Dubai:

  • 01Pierchic

    A luxurious Mediterranean seafood restaurant, Pierchic is easily accessible from Al Qasr pool and beach area in Madinat Jumeirah. With its mouth-watering variety of seafood and an over-the-water dining experience provide visitors with an unparalleled experience in Dubai. The classy designing of this restaurant offers a spectacular dining space providing the visitors with dreamy views of the Arabian Gulf, the shimmering Dubai, Palm Jumeirah and the ever-so- iconic Burj Al Arab. 


    Location: Al Qasr pool and beach area, Madinat Jumeirah 

    Cuisine: Seafood

    Timings: Lunch is served daily from 12:30 to 15:00 (except Friday) ,Dinner is served daily from 18:30 to 00:00 (last order 23:30 and Brunch are served from 12:00 to 16:00 (Fridays only) 

    Price: Approximate price for two is 600 AED

  • 02STAY by Yannick Alléno

    STAY aka 'Simple Table AllénoYannick' is the masterpiece designed by French master chef Yannick Alleno. A must try the experience, this fine restaurant offers an impressive décor and service that is bound to stun its guests. Following the French tradition of fine dining, this glamorous restaurant intends to allure you with its scrumptious French cuisine and an elegant dining experience. Enthrall in a delightful experience, witness the beautiful decoration of the dishes that are prepared and assembled right in front of the guests. 


    Location: The Palm - Palm Jumeirah, Dubai 

    Cuisine: French 

    Timings: Open every day from 07:00 PM – 11:00 PM 

    Price: Approximate price for two is 600 AED


  • 03Karma Kafe

    Unravel the beautiful fusion of Asian flavours while dining in this elegant restaurant. The entire interior of this stunning Indian Bistro, offer its guests a feeling of dining in an Asian restaurant.

    The menu is highly innovative offering guests with the true flavours and essence of the authentic Indian cuisine. The dining journey begins with the flavours of Asia and gradually takes you on a culinary tour throughout the globe.


    Location: Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Burj Khalifa

    Cuisine: Asian

    Timings: Open on weekdays from 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM and on weekends from 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM.

    Price: Approximate price for two is 600 AED

  • 04Amaseena, Ritz Carlton Dubai

    At the Amaseena in Ritz Carlton, you can take your taste buds on a journey to discover the traditional flavors of Arabian Cuisine. The restaurant has been designed in the form of Bedouin tents which will transport you to the archaic days of yore, making you feel like royalty. The restaurant has a veritable spread of regional cuisines as well as all-time favorite dishes. You can relish your meal with the company of melodious Arabian music that is played live by musicians. Every Wednesday and Thursday, the Amaseena offers a live kibbeh and Kabab night that is a house special by chef Rami.


    Location: Jumeirah Beach

    Cuisine: Arabian

    Highlights: Dining in private Bedouin tents, enjoy a sheesha along with live performances and board games.

    Timings: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 500 AED

  • 05Dine out at the At.mosphere

    Crowned on Level 122 of the world’s tallest building, At.mosphere is located at a height of around 442 m and just two levels below At the Top, observatory deck of the signature Burj Khalifa. Apart from the finest dining experience, this fabulous restaurant is also holder of the Guinness World Record for the highest restaurant from ground level. There are no second thoughts that the dining experience that the guests are likely to get here is something brand new and innovative from all the other elegant lounges throughout the world.


    Location:  Level 122, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai

    Cuisine: International, Seafood, Steakhouse

    Timings: Opens every day from 12:30 – 02:30 PM and 03:00 PM – 02:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 1200 AED


  • 06The Viewing Deck

    Sprawling over an area of around 802 sqmetres, The Viwind Deck is a marvel stationed literally in the middle of the air – this striking establishment offers its guests with grand views of the Burj Khalifa and the iconic dancing fountain. 

    With an intriguing space that can accommodate as many as 200 guests, this architectural marvel welcomes around 120 people for a sit down dinner or buffet.


    Location:  At the Top, TheBurj Khalifa

    Cuisine: Tailor made menus

    Timings: Opens at 08:30am – 11:00pm

  • 07The Shore

    This poolside restaurant combines the fine flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine along with a soothing waterside retreat which makes dining all the more refreshing experience. Crowned right parallel to Royal Beach and Royal Pool, the Shore is a perfect place to unwind yourself while digging into mouthwatering cuisine.


    Location: The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai 

    Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Fast food

    Timings: Opens every day from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM. They offer happy hours from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED


  • 08Maui Beach Bar

    This pagoda-inspired restaurant is known for alluring its guest with scrumptious seafood. Located in the heart of the resort, the entire setting is surrounded by water, this fine poolside dining provides its guests with an exotic seafood menu that combines the flavours inspired from the Asian cuisine. While here, you just cannot miss the authentic sushi, sashmi and ceviche. Relax and unwind yourself in this stunning setting that provides you with a true fresco feel.


    Location: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

    Cuisine: Fast food

    Timings: Opens every day from 06:30 AM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED

  • 09Mint Leaf of London

    Mint Leaf of London a subsidiary of Mint Leaf Group excels in fine Indian cuisine. Crowned on the 15th floor of the Emirates Financial tower in Dubai, this pleasant restaurant provides its guests with an authentic Indian menu that comes with a delightful twist of spices. The henna-inspired wooden interiors amalgamated with an elegant setting further enhances your gastronomic experience in this exotic retreat.


    Location: DIFC, Dubai

    Cuisine: Indian, North Indian

    Timings: Open every day from 12:00 PM to 01:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED

  • 10Moana

    Embraced by the pristine waters throughout, this stunning resort provides its guest with a fine poolside dining experience comprising scrumptious seafood menu from Asian-inspired cuisine. Another remarkable delight in this pagoda-inspired restaurant is its signature Raw Bar which is known for alluring its guests with its authentic sushi.


    Location: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah

    Cuisine: Sea food, Japanese

    Timings: Opens from 07:30 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 400 AED


  • 11SEA FU

    Its close proximity with the Jumeriah Beach pools and beach makes Sea Fu one of the must-visit eateries in Dubai. Well acclaimed for its finest sea food, the chic and classy setting of this place further polishes your dining experience here.

    While during noon, this restaurant is one of the best place to enjoy the authentic Mediterranean cuisine and as the night approaches Sea Fu is one of the best place to enjoy the velvety wine while enjoying the panoramic views of the beach.


    Location: Jumeirah Beach Rd, Dubai

    Cuisine: Asian, Seafood, Mediterranean

    Timings: Opens for lunch from 12:30 PM to 04:00 PM and for dinner from 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 750 AED

  • 12Level 43 Sky Lounge

    This chic-styled- lit in bright azure, Level 43 Sky Lounge is an open terraced restaurant that rises till soaring 43 floors height and is located right in the center of the vibrant Sheikh Zayed Road. While here, the guests loose themselves in the panoramic 360 degree view of the Dubai’s skyline.

    A perfect pool bar, Level 43 provides its guests with a fine clubbing experience – the scrumptious menu is well known for tickling the taste buds with its delightful mocktails, cocktails and fiery starters.


    Location: Level 43, Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road

    Cuisine: Bar Menu and Finger Food

    Timings: Opens from 06:00 PM to 02:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 400 AED


  • 13Toko Restaurant and Lounge

    A subsidiary of the award-winning restaurant, Tokyo Sydney, this finest Japanese cuisine setting is located in the luxury boutique Vida, Downtown. With its massive terrace, innovative menu and a soothing private dining experience – this is one of the most refined restaurants located right in the heart of the city.


    Location: Vida Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai

    Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

    Timings: Opens for lunch from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM and for dinner from 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

    Price: Approximate price for two is 400 AED


  • 14 360°

    Located in one of the most impressive and picturesque settings, 360° is perched at the walkway of Jumeirah Beach Hotel. As the name suggests this stunning restaurant provides its guests with an amphitheatre and 360 degrees views of the pristine coastline of Dubai. A comfortable lounge, the dining experience comes here with a mouthwatering Pan-Asian bar menu. Combined with a soothing music in the background and a stunning location – this place is certainly something that you just cannot avoid while in Dubai.


    Location: Marina Walkway, Jumeriah Beach Hotel, Beach Road

    Cuisine: Pan - Asian

    Timings: Opens from 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM. Happy hours from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED


  • 15Pai Thai

    The dining experience in this finest retreat begins with a boat ride that takes you to the restaurant. Inspired by the authentic Thailand cuisine – the light, mouth-watering dishes bring out the true flvors of Thailand. An impressive array of starters and the impressive romantic setting of this restaurant has earned some of the most notable awards to this stunning retreat.

     


    Location: Madinat Jumeirah, Al Qasr

    Cuisine: Thai

    Timings: Opens from 07:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 450 AED


  • 16Barasti

    The bar overlooks the vast expanses of the Arabian Sea and is arguably the capital of the social scene in Dubai. The venue is well known for its large and international selection of liquors, voracious and delicious menu as well as delectable cocktails. This gastro pub, is divided into the upper deck, lower deck, lounge and a sheesha area, and is large enough to host a vast number of people. The bar also offers a sweeping view of the marina, which is truly spectacular!

    Location: Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina

    Cuisine: Continental, Mediterranean

    Highlights: Award winning bar, international quality liquors, located close to the beach along with great music and lip smacking cocktails. Stag entry is usually discouraged at this restaurant.

    Timings: 10:00 AM To 02:00 PM, Happy Hours from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM.

    Price: Approximate price for two is  400 AED

  • 17Eauzone

    While at day Eauzone is perfect family affair restaurant and as the night approaches this stunning retreat infuses a romantic aura so as to provide a lovely-romantic escapade to guests looking for some perfect moments.

    The beautiful fusion of varied ingredients makes the menu all the more lip-smacking. Dealing primarily in European –tinted Asian cuisine this place provides its guest with a fine casual dining experience.

    Location: Arabian Court, One&Only Royal Mirage

    Cuisine: Thai, Japanese, Asian

    Timings: Opens for lunch from 12:00 PM – 03:30 PM and for dinner from 07:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price:  Approximate price for two is 400 AED

  • 18Thiptara

    Thiptara is known for providing its guest with affine gastronomic as well as interactive culinary experience, The world famous chefs will make sure that you not only have a Bon appetite but also savour your eyes with their stunning presentation of the finest cuisines from all over the world.


    Location: Ground Level, The Palace Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai

    Cuisine: Thai, Asian and Seafood

    Timings: Opens from 07:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 450 AED

  • 19101 Dining Lounge and Bar

    Crowned at a private marina, 101 Dining Lounge and Bar promises its guests with twin pleasure of elegant cuisine and panoramic views of New Dubai Skyline. The elegant setting of this stunning lounge extends into a trendy overwater lounge, with bar and restaurant facing seaside offering serene views of the pristine coastline.

    The authentic menu offers a varied cuisine ranging from light Mediterranean fare to tapas and fresh seafood. Another remarkable feature of this spectacular lounge is its classy indoor-outdoor venue adorned with luxurious private yachts and a resident DJ making the evenings all the more vibrant and dynamic.


    Location: Private Marina, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

    Cuisine: Middle East, Asian, Western and Seafood

    Lunch: Served daily from 12.30 PM to 11.00 PM

    Dinner: Served daily from 12.30 PM to 11.00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 500 AED

  • 20Italian Dine, Segreto

    A beautiful Italian retreat, Segreto is a hidden treasure located in the heart of the city. Decked amidst the gorgeous resort’s waterways and summer houses, this beautiful eatery offers its guests with a fine dining experience combined with charming panoramic views of the glamorous Madinat Jumeriah from its rooftop terrace that also supports the bar. Enjoy the finest Italian delicacies, choose from the varied menu while relishing a fine romantic dining experience in this delightful property that offers you with authentic flavours that will transport you back to the cosy bistros in Italy.


    Location:  Souk Madinat Jumeirah

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

    Timings: Opens every day from 06:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED


  • 21The Beach Bar and Grill

    Ideally situated between lush gardens and spread out over the golden sands that offer a stunning view of the Palm Island Bay, The Beach Bar and Grill stands true to its name. During the day the resort transforms into an oasis like setting with the calm ocean breeze and tropical air playing the perfect host. It serves sea food and delectable, fresh and crunchy salads as its main kosher. As the night approaches, it transforms into an ideal romantic escapade with merry lights and flickering candlelight catering to your gathering.

    Location: Dubai Marina

    Cuisine: Steaks and Seafood

    Highlights: Private Cabana set right over the ocean, impeccable service and juicy and delicious steaks.

    Timings: 12 Noon to 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is  400 AED

  • 22Captain’s

    The most amazing thing about Captain’s in Dubai is its glorious views. The nautical theme that its name suggests is more than justified by its immaculate position on the Jebel Ali Beach. The Hotel's 800m stretch of private sand, is a spot that offers a windswept vista of the horizon that converges into the Arabian Sea. The romantic feel is further enhanced by undulating waves and starry skies. Although Captains is a little far off from the main city, it justifies the distance with jaw dropping views. The Sheesha, music and the drinks is the mainstay of this stunning dining place.

    Location: JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Near Jaffa

    Cuisine: International

    Highlights: Beach seating, glorious views and American diner options.

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Happy Hours from 5:50 PM to 06:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is  500 AED

  • 23The House of Curry, Jumeirah Beach Residence

    House of Curry on the Jumeirah Beach Residences is reputed to be one of the best Indian cuisine restaurants in Dubai. The food encompasses a wide variety of Indian palates including the creamy gravies of North India to the pepper infused curry leaved sauces of the South. It would be hard to find a more authentic Indian taste anywhere else in Dubai. The interiors are designed in the traditional outlooks of an old Indian ‘Haveli’ which will definitely lend a more authentic feel to your culinary experience. The chefs use the traditional methods of cooking and blend a rich range of spices to create lip smacking dishes that are reminiscent of the Indian heritage.

    Location: Jumeirah Beach Residences

    Cuisine: Indian

    Highlights: Quirky and authentic Indian interiors and cuisine 

    Timings: 12 Noon to 12 Midnight

    Price: Approximate price for two is  220 AED 

  • 24I - Chill Beach Lounge

    Reminiscent of an informal dining room or a banquet seating, I Chill Beach Lounge located at the Rixos in The Palm, Dubai is an offbeat and memorable dining experience. It is located at the perfect spot to enjoy stunning sunsets and breathtaking views of the ocean front and rustling palms. Famous for its Sheeshas and laid back atmosphere it is certainly one of the places where time takes a backseat and lets you enjoy the experience to the fullest. The ambience makes it the most amazing place to enjoy just a romantic dinner for two or a night of revelry with friends. The abode has a varied and diverse menu that will certainly tickle you taste buds.

    Location: Beach Side, Palm Jumeirah

    Cuisine: International Finger Food

    Highlights: Sheesha and comfortable and cozy seating

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 01:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 200 AED

  • 25Nasimi

    If there is any place in Dubai that embodies its multifaceted and vibrant lifestyle it’s the Nasimi Beach in Dubai. By a large margin, it is amongst the most popular places to dine out amongst the locals and partygoers. As the day befalls, Nasimi takes on the role of a beach club and as the stars come out in the night so too they do in the day as it metamorphoses into a night club that is made alive by the best international acts and DJs. The place is mostly done up in white with a few splashes of color lending their magic everywhere. The lagoon waters undulate at one end while the mighty structure of Atlantis stands tall at the other. It is common to see people chilling here from day until early dawn!


    Location: Palm Jumeirah, West Beach

    Cuisine: Mediterranean

    Highlights: Pristine beach overviews, night parties, jams and international DJ acts

    Timings: 12 Noon to 12 Midnight

    Price: Approximate price for two is 500 AED

  • 26Sho Cho Restaurant

    A traditionally Japanese restaurant, Sho Cho has fast gained popularity for being the only place as of now that can offer a truly oriental experience. The restaurant is furnished by stark white leather sofas and a tasteful interior and lighting that is also characterized by traditional dining tables on one of the sides. The restaurant has received many accolades in the past for its innovative ideas and cooking styles. You can enjoy stunning views of the ocean whilst enjoying a wide spread of delicacies. The place also has an in house DJ that will make you truly enjoy your dinner. It also has a live bar with a wide selection of cocktails and liquors.


    Location: Dubai Marine Beach and Resort

    Cuisine: Japanese

    Highlights: Authentic oriental dining experience

    Timings: 07:00 PM to 03:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 165 AED

  • 27Palm Grill at Ritz Carlton

    Palm Grill at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai brings forth a memorable experience of dining at the beach in a relaxed and chilled out environment. The restaurant provides an 180 Degree view of the Arabian Sea, making it truly one of the best places to be at. This gourmet dining place offers a stunning spread of grilled specialties right from freshly captured seafood, tiger prawns, Omani Lobsters to freshly cleaned oysters. The restaurant also serves a stunning range of cocktails that are just perfect to wind down after a long day. Simply sitting and being at one with the experience while enjoying views of the ocean is a memorable experience.

    Location: Jumeirah Beach Residences, Ritz Carlton Dubai.

    Cuisine: Seafood

    Highlights: Freshly caught seafood delights along with a sweeping view of the Arabian Sea.

    Timings: 12 Noon to 11 PM, Happy Hours from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 380 AED

  • 28The Farm

    Its setting is its biggest draw. Big floor-to-ceiling glass windows look out onto pretty gardens and greenery, while inside, it’s all pale cottage woods, whites, and creams with stacks of magazines for perusing. Perched right in the heart of Al Barari which is surrounded by naturally landscaped lakes, waterways, and botanical gardens, makes for an exclusive setting where you can connect with the environment and enjoy the soul-satisfying food.



    Location: Al Barari, Dubai

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian, Thai, European

    Timings: Opens from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 400 AED
  • 29Night by the Terrace at Private Terrace Floor 42

    A perfect getaway experience designed keeping in mind the love-soaked couples, Level 42 offers a private gastronomic experience for two at the iconic Shangri-La hotel, Dubai. This romantic experience includes a five-course dinner by the candlelight, adorned with a delicate flower decoration and a soothing music in the background. The bright sky and the beautifully lit setting ensures that the guests enjoy the twinkling view of the stunning Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai. A perfect place to pop the question, this stunning property provides its guests with a million dollar view.


    Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

    Price: The approximate price starts from 4,242 AED per couple

  • 30Falcon Oasis Floating Restaurant

    Falcon Oasis Floating restaurant has been known for enticing pleasure-mongers from all over the globe. Blaze under the moonlight while feasting on mouthwatering delicacies atop the raging waves of the waterbeds.Enthral in this innovative tourism approach that enables you to witness Dubai in an experience like never before! While comfortably seated in the wooden dhow, the cruise promises to allure you with its mesmerising charms and the ever-so-gleaming nightlife of Dubai.


    Location: Bur Dubai, Dubai Creek

    Highlights: Arabic coffee and dates on arrival. The guests will be provided with international dinner buffet showcasing varied cuisines. Also, the guests can indulge in a Tanura Dance Show and a henna painting experience along with other traditional activities.

    Price: The approximate price for a 2 hour Dhow cruise starts at approximately 79 AED.