Dubai offers international cuisine and traditional local food to taste. Whether you’re looking for chic all-day eateries with rooftop views, or independent eateries plating up delicious homemade dishes after a day at the beach, you can find it all here. Make sure you visit at least one of many lavish cocktail bars, as well as experiencing Dubai’s many flavours in the Arabian Tea House restaurant.
Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant is a unique hotel restaurant and bar in Dubai, offering spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding skyline and the glittering seafront. All housed within a chic and luxury setting, this restaurant serves up a delicious buffet, consisting of international cuisine.
Visitors to Dubai should certainly plan a trip over to Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant, as a meal here allows you to take in tremendous views and sights of Dubai, while tasting wonderful cuisine. No matter what your tastes are, this popular Dubai restaurant is sure to suit your palette.
Choose from the ‘Mezzah’ buffet, consisting of separate plates of cucumber yogurt, moong beans, spicy couscous, hummus and baba ghanoush. International salads are also on offer here, ranging from fennel with apple walnut salad to Vietnamese shrimp salad. There’s even a risotto and live pasta cooking station, where you can request which flavours and ingredients you want to incorporate into your dish and be served the plate of your dreams.
Andreea’s is a chic restaurant in Dubai, with a fantastic atmosphere in a fine-dining setting. This sleek and modern restaurant has been tastefully decorated, so you can enjoy delicious food in a laid back and modern ambience. Even better, this excellent restaurant can be found right on the beachfront near the Habtoor Resort.
On the menu, diners can find all kinds of international food, from sushi to pasta and traditional local dishes with a twist, with vegetarian and vegan options also available, too. Andreea’s serves a range of alcoholic drinks, including a varied collection of wine and cocktails for you to taste with either lunch, brunch or dinner.
There’s a fantastic outdoor space to take advantage of here, too, since this venue boasts a shimmering pool with comfy recliner seating – a great place to sip cocktails under the palm trees, while admiring Dubai’s marina skyline before heading down to the beach.
If you’re looking to taste authentic Emirati cuisine, the Arabian Tea House Restaurant and Café is the ideal dining spot for you. Being the first restaurant to serve this cuisine since 1997, many visitors aspire to eat at this café and restaurant when they touch down in Dubai, so that they can enjoy the traditional tastes of Emirati cuisine and sublime Arabic hospitality.
If you happen to be celebrating anything, from a birthday to a wedding anniversary, while holidaying in Dubai, you’re in luck; this restaurant hosts events for every occasion, even being open to surprise dating parties and creative corporate events.
Expect a diverse range of foods at this popular eating spot, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and even a course of smaller plates for a mid-afternoon appetizer, or evening snack before sipping on fruity cocktails. A special barbeque feast is prepared here, too, featuring spicy chicken kebabs laid on a fresh flatbread, adorned with seasoned fries and fresh salads, topped in tasty salad dressing.
Babiole Dubai is a modern eatery located atop the spectacular Hilton Dubai hotel famed for its flavoursome cuisine, offering breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, with all the trimmings.
If you’re looking for a dinner spot with perfect ambience and friendly staff, as well as delicious food, Babiole Dubai is certainly worth visiting. At this restaurant, not only will diners enjoy lavish plates of some of the finest foods available, but a celebration of luxury lifestyle. On Sundays, Thursdays and Fridays, the eatery transforms into an event space, filled with energetic parties and live DJ sets playing upbeat songs to provide you and your group with a lively night out in Dubai.
Choose from scrumptuous beef tartar, delicious carpaccio, chorizo pasta and many other tasty Mediterranean dishes. The staff here are also second to none, paying extra special attention to each individual guest, to ensure every moment of your dinner experience is catered for.
Bar 44 is a luxury bar on the 44th floor of Grosvenor Tower in glittering Dubai, offering incredible views over the Palm Islands and beyond. The chic and stylish interior here makes this bar a great stop for those looking to unwind with a drink while enjoying fantastic service. Plus, the professional mixologists’ vast knowledge means there are so many delicious drinks on offer for you to try and taste.
Choose a bottle of fizz from the long champagne list available here and celebrate with friends, or pick anything from the international wine list and savour the fantastic selection they have to offer. The mixologists can whip up any cocktail that takes your fancy, while telling you all about how they concoct these incredible drinks.
With a daily happy hour, plenty of large, comfortable, leather armchairs to sink into and plenty of space to sit and mingle in the smoking and non-smoking area, this bar is the perfect place to experience sophistication and sumptuous drinks.
Located in beautiful Dubai, Brasserie 2.0 restaurant and bar takes all-day dining to a whole other level. Enjoy lavish plates of delicious cuisine, all available within a chic and vibrant setting.
This prime dining spot caters well for large groups, with large table settings and a varied choice in cuisine type. So, if you’re heading to Dubai on a hen do, a business trip with your work colleagues or with a group of close friends, this brilliant brasserie should certainly feature on your dining to-do list.
The evening BBQ brunch held here every Thursday features a delicious range of food, from Texas-sized ribs to steaks, budding burgers, brisket and a bucket load of grilled seafood. You can also head here for an impressive brunch, all to be enjoyed while soaking up the sun in the restaurant’s comfortable outdoor courtyard.
There’s every reason to visit this popular dining spot. Even better, if diners book in advance online, they can take pleasure in great discounted deals, like 20% off for evening BBQ brunch.
Lock Stock & Barrel is a laid back, American-style bar with a welcoming atmosphere in Barsha Heights, Dubai. This impressive Dubai bar is a popular venue for tasty cocktails in an evening, or to enjoy a laid back drink throughout the day.
The plush interior design and ambient lighting makes this bar a great spot to meet with friends, or have a dance if the mood takes you. Ladies’ night is popular here, as with many other bars throughout Dubai, where you can find reduced drinks while meeting and socialising with the friendly locals, and other holidaymakers visiting beautiful Dubai.
Enjoy some beers, play a game of pool with friends and don’t forget to order some buffalo wings or a burger and chips when you get a little peckish. Lock Stock & Barrel is a great place to get to know the city and meet new people. Plus, with table service, street parking and valet parking on offer, this bar is extremely convenient for every type of traveller.
Siddharta Lounge By Buddha Bar in Dubai is a wondrous food and drink establishment, housed in the spectacular Grosvenor House skyscraper, which soars above the skies to offer travellers 360 degree views of Dubai’s idyllic Marina.
Holidaymakers say a visit to this bar and restaurant is like sitting on the side of a skyscraper, especially when you are seated outside on the terrace, with magnificent views of the impressive skyline, lit up at night.
The food here is simply sublime, offering diners Mediterranean cuisine, from Wagyu mini burgers to tasty Padron peppers and antipasti’s. Sushi is available here, too, so you can tuck into crab and papaya rolls and crunchy shrimp volcano. There’s also plenty of dishes available for vegetarians to enjoy. This bar and restaurant offers such a chic, yet relaxed vibe, with Balearic beats playing from the DJ booth while you enjoy Banana Balloon cocktails; Siddharta Lounge By Buddah Bar really does provide something for everyone.
Vault is a bar located on the 71st and 72nd floors of the tallest hotel in the world, offering spectacular skyline views of Dubai. Watch this magical city light up at night and admire the incredible vista, where visitors can spot all the iconic buildings down below, and watch the city stretch out before them.
Hop in the lift and ride all the way to the top, before making your way through the lounge to the chic bar area, bathed in black and gold. Guests can sip on cocktails late into the night here, and savour good company while peering out of the impressive floor-to-ceiling windows.
This bar also offers delicious cocktails, too. Try the Kentucky bourbon or dark rum-based drinks (which are truly sumptuous) with some tasty nibbles. Vault offers both a ladies night and a gents night, where visitors can enjoy a night to remember in Dubai, as well as free mixed drinks and grape (or malt) beverages, paired with cigars. A truly perfect night out.
Wavebreaker beach and grill is the perfect dining spot for those looking to truly unwind in the heat, with a juicy mocktail or cocktail in hand, overlooking Dubai’s picture-perfect scenery.
This bar and grill is open from 10am until 11pm, so you’ll have plenty of time to nip in, either for a spot of lunch or after-dinner drink. Taste a range of divine plates at Wavebreaker, all using fresh and locally-sourced ingredients. Opt for the tantalisingly tasty falafel pita sandwich as a light lunchtime snack, or if you’re looking to really get your teeth into Dubai’s food scene, order ‘The Jawbreaker’ – a 2kg burger, with all the trimmings; you won’t regret it.
This beach bar and grill offers what every traveller likes to hear – a happy hour. Enjoy Sunset Happy Hour by the beach, and if you’ve always wanted to try shisha, enjoy this during your trip, too.