Dubai is known for its luxurious lifestyle and the beautiful people who live here. It’s also a place of arguably unique luxury high-class dining experiences. Dubai has some of the best restaurants in the world, and whether you’re looking to dine like royalty on gold-plated cutlery or you just want a good burger, Dubai has something for everyone. Here are 20 of the finest restaurants in Dubai:
1) Al Muntaha
Al Muntaha is an exclusive fine dining restaurant located 299 feet above the ground on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel. It serves up delicious seafood and international cuisine, with some dishes served floating over a bed of dry ice giving an experience your taste buds will never forget!
2) Nusr-et Steakhouse
Nusr-et is known for its mouth-watering meat cooked on hot stones in front of guests, similar to Japanese steak houses this restaurant offers one thing – lots and lots of meat!
ICON is an award-winning restaurant located in the Fairmont Hotel, it features cuisine from all over the world including Indian, Asian, and Mediterranean dishes, with some being cooked by chefs on a teppanyaki table right in front of you!
4) Al Dawaar
Al Dawaar can be found at the base of Burj Khalifa tower and features live cooking stations where guests pick their fish which is then prepared in front of them. It also features an extensive seafood buffet spread!
Palms is located in the heart of Dubai’s financial district and features fine dining Italian cuisine. It also has an extensive cocktail menu to ensure everybody leaves with a smile on their face!
6) Al Mahara
Al Mahara can be found inside the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa, and offers fresh seafood flown in from all over the world straight to diners’ plates! As well as a wide selection of seafood dishes the menu also features international favorites such as steak, risotto, and crab.
Raw is a vegetarian restaurant located in the heart of Dubai’s financial district that aims to offer diners healthy food that will also give them energy! It serves great-tasting juices made using fruits and vegetables found in the area as well as smoothies, salads, and falafel pitas!
Tresind is a fine dining Indian restaurant located in the heart of Dubai’s financial district and offers diners some delicious vegetable, chicken, and lamb dishes that will leave you wanting more!
9) Agrabah Café
Agrabah Cafe can be found inside one of Dubai’s most luxurious hotels, The Park Hyatt, and serves up cheap international favorites including Lebanese mezze and a range of kababs, all at a reasonable price!
10) Rivington Grill
Rivington Grill can be found in The Address hotel and has an extensive menu filled with international dishes including steaks, burgers, and risotto that will suit everybody’s budget and taste buds!
11) Wild Wadi Water Park Restaurant
Wild Wadi Water Park is located on Jumeirah Beach Road, on the way to Dubai Marina. The restaurant offers a wide variety of international dishes including burgers and pizzas as well as Arabian favorites such as shawarma.
12) Port Saeed – Dates & Olives Cuisine
Port Saeed dates & olives cuisine is located in the old part of Dubai known for its fishing industry where visitors can enjoy fish or traditional Arabic cuisine of Shish Kebab over rice with oven-baked Kibbeh seasoned with crushed spices grilled on charcoal.
13) Ten Degrees
Ten Degrees is an upmarket restaurant with a fantastic view of the Burj Khalifa and offers diners a menu filled with international favorites including steaks and risottos as well as sushi and seafood dishes!
14) Dubai Spice Souk
The Dubai Spice Souk situated within Jumeirah Lakes Towers’ Interchange Four is a great place for lunch! It has various food stalls offering Indian cuisine, Chinese food, and Mediterranean snacks such as shawarma. There are plenty of options to choose from making it a dining experience everyone can enjoy!
Hatam is located on the first floor of Al Seef Mall in Jumeirah and offers diners some great Indian cuisine at a very reasonable price! The menu includes Mughlai curries, tandoori dishes as well as seafood and vegetarian options which are all served by friendly staff.
16) Tokyo Joe’s
Tokyo Joe’s is an international restaurant with Japanese food including sushi that is located within the Hotel Grand Hyatt that also offers guests complimentary access to its swimming pool if they dine there! It has plenty of outdoor seating so visitors can enjoy their meal while overlooking the views of Downtown Dubai!
L’Olivier is a French restaurant located at the base of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers and offers diners some delicious French favorites including pizza, steak tartare as well as pasta. The outdoor seating allows guests to enjoy views of the Burj Khalifa while dining outside!
18) Bait Al Wakeel
Bait Al Wakeel is a seafood restaurant that is located right on the beachfront in JBR offering visitors plenty of options to choose from when it comes to their dishes but all are very reasonably priced especially for Dubai Marina! It also hosts the largest fish tank in the world holding over 37,000 liters of water and 1500 different species of marine life including sharks which is definitely worth a visit for aquarium lovers.
19) Le Bistro at Port de Versailles
Le Bistro at Port de Versailles is located within the luxurious residences of Port de Versailles in The Lakes district of Jumeirah Lake Towers where it offers diners some great French cuisine that can be enjoyed while sitting on the restaurant’s terrace with views onto the marina waters!
As Dubai continues to grow into a global city, more and more fantastic restaurants continue to open up their doors for visitors offering different cuisines than can be found in any other part of the world. Dining out has become one of the most popular activities during their stay with people interested not just in food but also in experiencing what Dubai has to offer when it comes to food culture. Whether you’re looking for fine dining among the skyscrapers, enjoying some delicious Indian cuisine in an upmarket mall, or even having seafood on the beach Dubai has something for everyone!