100 Best Restaurants in Dubai

So many options and so little time. Explore the culinary delights of Dubai one restaurant at a time, with our exclusive top 100 of the best in the city.

Starting from Fine Dining options to Casual Dining, Dining with a view, Al fresco options, and venues with live entertainment; there is an array of options to select from, as per your mood.


1. Fine Dining

Chez Charles Dubai

Located in the famous Dubai Design District, Chez Charles is brought to the guests of Dubai with the motto of serving nothing but authentic French Cuisine. The restaurant is set up to bring the flavours of France away from France. Diners can also enjoy a series of weekly events while they enjoy a selection of drinks and food.

   Location: Ground Floor, Building 11, Dubai Design District, Business Bay, Dubai

 Cuisine: French

 Average cost for two: AED 540

Bagatelle Dubai

Located at Fairmont Dubai, Bistrot Bagatelle is one of Dubai’s finest French Restaurants, with the ideal set up for the perfect date night to the ultimate venue for the most happening events in town.

With classy interiors, quintessential vibes and an undeniably sensational atmosphere, dining here is an experience of its own!

In addition, with a live band and live entertainment sessions on a weekly basis, this is one spot you don’t want to miss out on!

   Location: Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 530

Gaucho Dubai

Gaucho, located at Gate Village 05, DIFC, Dubai makes for one of the most glamorous hidden gems of Dubai, you cannot afford to miss out on. Specializing in Argentinean cuisine, Gaucho DIFC, never fails to impress diners, with delicious food options, incredible vibes and the breathtaking ambiance including both indoor and outdoor setups; That leaves you coming back for more.

Additionally, GAUCHO is also known for their weekly events, which will give you another reason to simply fall in love with this place.

    Location: Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine: Argentine, Steak

   Average cost for two: AED 650

A La Turca Dubai

Turkish cuisine at its best, A La Turca Dubai, Brings guests a selection of the best turkish dishes. The restaurant is one of the best, nested in the heart of Palm Jumeirah at Rixos. Guests get to choose from both outdoor and indoor set up. In addition, you can choose from a selection of Bevs, and shishas to unwind and relax on a busy day.

   Location: Rixos The Palm

 Cuisine: Turkish

  Average cost for two: AED 400

L Olivo Dubai

The perfect spot for an intimate and romantic date, L’ Olivo Ristorante, brings guests the best set up for a romantic dinner at the Palm. The restaurant combines authentic Italian cuisine with soothing music and handcrafted beverages for the ultimate date night.

     Location: Rixos The Palm Dubai, Lobby Level

   Cuisine: Italian

    Average cost for two: AED 450

Babiole Dubai

Easily one of the fanciest venues we have come across!

Babiole Dubai is setting goals for the perfect venue this season, as it brings their unbelievably majestic terrace, which boosts to have some of the most incredible views you will ever witness in the city. Located at The Hilton, Level 44 –  Al Habtoor City, Babiole Dubai is an exciting dining experience serving Mediterranean cuisine.

  Location: Level 44, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Business Bay, Dubai

 Cuisine: Mediterranian

  Average cost for two: AED 525

Sumosan Dubai

Enjoy Japanese cuisine at its best at Sumosan Dubai. Located in Taj Dubai, Sumosan brings diners a fine dining experience, infused with Live entertainment and a one of a kind experience, which can’t be found anywhere else.

    Location: Billionaire Mansion, Taj Dubai, Burj Khalifa Street, Business Bay, Dubai

  Cuisine: Japanese

   Average cost for two: AED 800

Thiptara Dubai

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city, at this perfect Haven at Souk al Bahar. The restaurant serves Thai cuisine to its guests in a spectacular surrounding of the Dubai Fountain and the glittering views of Dubai.

    Location: Palace Downtown, Ground Level, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

  Cuisine: Thai

   Average cost for two: AED 600

Benjarong Dubai

Authentic Thai cuisine, drinks and music, Benjarong Dubai, gives guests the ultimate dining experience. Located in Dusit Thani Dubai, Benjarong is the ultimate thai fine dining paradise for guests. The majestic and royal set up never fails to impress.

   Location: Level 24, Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre Area, Dubai

  Cuisine: Thai

   Average cost for two: AED 425

Maison Mathis Dubai

 Experience the Belgian food culture at Maison Mathis, located at Arabian Ranches for the ultimate dining affair. Inspired by the culinary legacy of European cuisines. The motto of the restaurant is ‘joie de vivre’ – which means the joy of enjoying and sharing good food and good times.
    Location: Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Arabian Ranches, Dubai

   Cuisine: European

   Average cost for two: AED 205

Coya Dubai

Latin American cuisine at its best.

Coya Dubai brings the best combination of Peruvian dishes and Live entertainment in the best set up ever!

With multiple locations all around the globe, Coya makes sure to bring the best of Latin American cuisine to all its guests; Surrounded with the best setting and vibes.

      Location:  Restaurant Village, Four Seasons Resort Dubai

    Cuisine: Peruvian

    Average cost for two: AED 650

Mint Leaf of London Dubai

Enjoy at the award-winning Indian restaurant, Mint Leaf of London, located on the 15th floor of the Emirates Financial Towers, South Tower in the heart of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Dedicated to serving authentic Indian cuisine with a contemporary flair, Mint leaf is popularly known by the diners across the city for all the right reason.

The iconic views of Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa, brings guests the best experience of dining in Dubai.

     Location:  South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC, Dubai

    Cuisine: Indian

    Average cost for two: AED 450

Atelier M Dubai

Easily one of the most favorite restaurants in Dubai, Atelier M, located on the top 3 floors of Pier 7, boasts a breathtaking view like none other.

Atelier M is known for fine Mediterranean cuisine, amidst an elegant atmosphere that leaves you spellbound. Crafted by Mohammad Islam, well – known in the field of luxury dining and hospitality, this is one experience you definitely cannot afford to miss out on.

   Location:  7th Floor, Pier 7,  Dubai Marina

  Cuisine:  Mediterranean, French

   Average cost for two: AED 495

La Serre Bistro Dubai

The ultimate eatery that brings diners the best of Parisian styled cuisine in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Located at Vida Downtown in Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, La Serre Dubai has a chic set up with a cocktail bar that allows guests to have a good time no matter the mood.

The restaurant has a unique set up, which gives guests a chance to take a peek into the preparation of the food, making it a one of a kind and unique experience for the diners of Dubai.

   Location: 1st Floor, Vida Downtown, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown

  Cuisine:  French

   Average cost for two: AED 440

La Petite Maison Dubai

A dining experience like no other!

Perfect for any occasion you want to celebrate with class and sophistication, La Petite Maison is the ideal set up with the best selection of Fine dining options and a selection of the tastiest drinks, that will take your palate on a trip to France.

   Location: Gate Village 8, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine:  French

   Average cost for two: AED 600

At.mosphere Dubai

Located on Level 122 of Burj Khalifa, is reason enough to visit At.mosphere, for those looking for the perfect place to celebrate any occasion with the best fine dining option in the city.

From a hearty breakfast overlooking the skyline of Dubai to gastronomic wonders and a private dining option, Atmosphere is the perfect place to dine at, for those looking for a luxury dining option.

   Location: Burj Khalifa, 122nd Floor, Downtown Dubai, Dubai

  Cuisine:  International

   Average cost for two: AED 400

Zuma Dubai

One of the best Japanese restaurants in Dubai, Zuma, brings the perfect spot for diners to enjoy a delicious meal with all the famous Japanese delicacies. Zuma is the ideal destination for anyone looking to cater their taste buds with nothing but the utmost delicious bites. Located in DIFC, Guests can opt for the buffet brunches or the Ala Carte menu as well.

   Location: Podium Level, Gate Village 6, Sheikh Zayed Road, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Japanese

   Average cost for two: AED 610

Tresind Dubai

Bringing the legacy of Indian dishes with a modern day twist, the award-winning restaurant – Tresind, brings to life a magical experience you have never witnessed ever before. The concept is an interactive dining experience, in which the chef visits the diner with a trolley and prepares the dish by the table, feeding into the curiosity of the diner, along with tantalizing all the senses.

   Location: Level 2, Nassima Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayad Road, Trade Centre Area, Dubai

  Cuisine: Contemporary, Indian

   Average cost for two: AED 500

Bleu Blanc By David Myers

From premium cuts of meat, fresh seafood, and seasonal vegetables; Bleu Blanc promotes a family-style sharing concept in its restaurant, Located at Renaissance Downtown Hotel.

The restaurant is headed by Chef David Myers, who makes sure to bring the true authenticity of France in both the food and set up of his restaurant. In addition, guests can choose from an array of handcrafted and unique cocktails.

   Location: Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Marasi Drive, Dubai

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 440

Nusr Et Steakhouse Dubai

The viral salt bae is well known for is techniques and his top quality steaks. These cuts and the excelling service, bring diners a one of a kind dining experience. The steakhouse combines ultimate services in a warm and cozy set up , and is the ultimate paradise for meat lovers.

Located at Restaurant Village, in the Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Nuser – Et is your one-stop destination for all your steak cravings.

   Location: Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

  Cuisine: Turkish

   Average cost for two: AED 900

Nobu Dubai

Bringing the ultimate taste of Japanese cuisine to your tables, Nobu, located at Atlantis the palm, fuses authentic Japanese cuisine with a contemporary twist. It brings Peruvian influences and delectable flavours with all its dishes.

   Location: Ground Level, The Avenues, Atlantis The Palm

  Cuisine: Japanese

   Average cost for two: AED 600

Toro Toro Dubai

Well-known for its perfection, starting from serving guests with the best food to the most commendable customer service, Toro Toro, brings a selection of Latin American cuisine in the heart of Dubai Marina. The restaurant is a fine dining concept and definitely one of a kind experience.

   Location: Ground Level, Tower 2, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Latin American

   Average cost for two: AED 650

2. Casual Dining

Abyat Dubai

Flavourful Levant Cuisine – Check, Live Music – Check, Great indoor and outdoor vibes – Check!

Abyat Dubai, located Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, brings the best of the middle eastern cuisine with the ultimate dining experience. The food is sure to transport you back to Lebanon, bringing the most authentic taste of Lebanon with colorful interiors, indoor shisha, tastiest delicacies, and the most welcoming and warm customer service.

   Location: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeira.

  Cuisine: Lebanese

   Average cost for two: AED 235

Burger & Lobster Dubai

Enjoy the ultimate dining experience at Burger and Lobster. The restaurant brings diners the most finger liking delicacies and is perfect for those with a massive appetite. So, chill, relax and enjoy a satisfying meal and Burger and Lobster Dubai.

   Location: Burj Daman Building, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine: Burger, Seafood

   Average cost for two: AED 330

Le Frenchy Dubai

Located on the first floor of the Marina Byblos Hotel, Le Frenchy is Dubai’s quintessential French restaurant and bar, offering affordable French home-cooking and a wide selection of grape and hops.

The restaurant is the perfect place to experience the warm embrace of French hospitality, in an atmosphere of liberté, égalité, et fraternité. In addition, the venue is known for its special events, on every day of the week.

   Location: First Floor, Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 260

Gallus Rotisserie Dubai

Located in two locations, Gaallus is the ultimate destination for guests to indulge in the perfect roasted chicken, infused with the flavours of France in every bite. The venue is a cozy spot for diners to enjoy moth-watering , slow roasted chicken, accompanied with home-made sauces.

   Location: Central Park, Podium 2, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 190

Grand Grill Dubai

For all the South Africans in the house, this one is for you!

Enjoy the best of the most succulent and tasty steaks at Grand Grill Dubai, located at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort. The venue offers diners with plenty of options along with a lavish Friday Brunch, Rib and Chicken Tuesday and Steak Monday weekly delight.

   Location: Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence

  Cuisine: South African, Steak

   Average cost for two: AED 450

La Farine Dubai

La Farine is a contemporary café and bakery where guests can gather, socialize and enjoy gourmet fare in a casual and comfortable setting. The resto cafe is known for serving amazing pastries and cakes, tasty breakfast, lunch options, afternoon tea, and traditional French dinner delicacies as well.

In addition to that, La Farine has some exciting daily events likeMussels Monday,  Cheese Fondue Nights on Wednesdays, Afternoon Tea and much more.

   Location: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 340

Eshak Dubai

A middle eastern dining experience that is colorful, flavorful and full of laughter is what you can expect at Eshak Dubai. Head down to this gem of a spot in City Walk, for a relaxing and unwinding session of shisha, food and great vibes.

Eshak Dubai is one of the only few restaurants in Dubai, serving Armenian, Middle Eastern, Contemporary European, Uzbek and Georgian cuisine.

   Location: Al Mustaqbal Street, CITY WALK.

  Cuisine:  Arabian, Middle Eastern

   Average cost for two: AED 295

OPA Dubai

The newest upscale Casual Greek restaurant in town is here! With traditional and authentic Greek dishes accompanied by charming interiors and a warm ambiance, OPA provides guests with a good time, without a lot of damage on the pockets.

In addition, OPA also brings a multi-sensory experience, including the traditional Zobra Dance to the Smashing of the dishes and Greek-inspired music to various entertainment.

   Location: Fairmont Dubai, Trade Centre Area, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Greek

   Average cost for two: AED 345

24th St. Asian Street Food Dubai

The 24th St. Asian Street Food restaurant is a beautiful fine dining experience with delicious food from traditional Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and Indian cuisine. It is a street food themed restaurant with a fantastic atmosphere and contemporary décor. This restaurant gives you the chance to dine with a stunning view of the Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed Road, and DIFC. The food is flavorful with the right amount of spices which is perfect for anyone who loves Asian cuisine.

   Location: Dusit Thani Hotel Dubai

  Cuisine:  Asian

   Average cost for two: AED 370

Publique Dubai

The perfect venue that incorporates a lounge and restaurant at once, where guests can explore unprecedented experiences in the heart of the city. The vibe of the venue is warm and has rustic splendor of a mountain lodge. The venue also has live music, DJ stations, the best views of the Arabian Gulf; which sets it apart from the rest.

   Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Madinat Jumeirah

  Cuisine:  French

   Average cost for two:  AED 470

3. Dine With a View

Observatory Dubai

A popular venue for romantic, candlelit dinners, for happy hours and sunsets or simply a place to enjoy tasty food with friends – the Observatory Bar & Grill is a well-known Dubai favorite. With one of the best 360° panoramic views of Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, the Observatory Bar & Grill makes for a memorable social experience like no other.

Daily, 12pm-11pm | Bar open until 1am

   Location: 52nd Floor, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites

  Cuisine:  International, Grill, Seafood, Steak

   Average cost for two:  AED 320

Vault Dubai

A luxurious venue that boasts of having the most chill vibe, with unparalleled views; Vault Dubai brings guests a one of a kind experience from the 71st and 72nd floor, allowing guests to enjoy the most spectacular view, while they enjoy the most spectacular array of finger foo, drinks and everything elite.

So, for those wondering for the best place to visit with the best views of the city along with the elegance of top-notch services for diners; Vault Dubai is your answer.

   Location: Level 71 & 72, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

  Cuisine:  Finger Food

   Average cost for two:  AED 320

Treehouse Dubai

Splendid views of the Burj Khalifa, Mesmerizing vibes, and ambiance that you just cannot get enough of!

Treehouse located at Taj Dubai is one of the finest spots in Dubai that boasts to have incredible views to leave you spellbound. Perfect for any celebration, be it a birthday or a spot for your ritualistic Date night; this place will never fail to impress the guests.

   Location: Taj Dubai

  Cuisine:  Mediterranean

   Average cost for two:  AED 460

40 Kong Dubai

Looking for a chill spot to hang out with your friends or an ideal spot for your long due date night? 40 Kong Dubai, located at The H Hotel has been one of the city’s all-time favorite. Open on all days of the week, 40 Kong just doesn’t offer the best views to all its guests, but a line up of some of the best live music artists, Chinese and Japanese food options, and unique cocktails!

P.S. Don’t forget to give ‘The Kong’ a try!

   Location: 40th Floor, The H Hotel

  Cuisine:  Chinese and Japanese

   Average cost for two:  AED 350

Positano Dubai

Positano is a region abundant in seafood, meat, fruit, and vegetables, where produce and well-trained chefs have created some of the best known Italian food essentials. The guests can experience authentic coastal Italian cuisine without having to leave Dubai, at Positano restaurant. Drop by to enjoy delicious seafood, handmade pasta, distinctive pizza and homemade gelati, crafted by the team of talented chefs.

   Location:  Level 2, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

  Cuisine:  Italian

   Average cost for two:  AED 355

Pierchic Dubai

A spellbinding location above the Azure waters of the Arabian Gulf is the perfect place to indulge in an extensive array of Seafood, along with undeniably spectacular customer service. Set amidst breathtaking views, the place is best known for a date night with your special someone.

   Location: Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Seafood

   Average cost for two:  AED 600

Habibi Burger Dubai

Located on Dubai’s Marina Promenade, Habibi Burger offers all its diners a fusion of two great gourmet favorites, burgers, and mezzes, accompanied by the best views and vibes from their stunning terrace with panoramic views across Dubai’s skyline. the venue boasts of having the best signature shakes and and beverages in addition to one of the best burgers you will ever try.

   Location: Shop 1, Basement Level, Signature Hotel Apartments & Spa, Marina Promenade, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Arabic, American

   Average cost for two:  AED 110

Pai Thai Dubai

Dining at Pai Thai is nothing less than a glorious experience of a lifetime.  Beginning from an Abra ride across the Madinat’s serene water; This award-winning restaurant offers traditional and authentic Thai dishes.

With signature specials like Sundried Crispy Beef, River Prawns and much more there is something for everyone.

   Location: Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

  Cuisine:  Thai

   Average cost for two:  AED 440

Bice Mare Dubai

A fusion of Italian food with seafood, is what Bice Mare specializes in; In addition to the delectable cuisine, the venue is perfect to enjoy the glorious views of the Burj Khalifa. The restaurant makes sure to infuse flavours of freshness and delight in every bite, for the ultimate experience.

   Location: Level 3, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, Dubai

  Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

   Average cost for two:  AED500

The View Dubai

There is no other destination in Dubai that caters to the view of the iconic Burj Khalifa, as the View, located in Dusit Thani Hotel Dubai does. The venue is nestled in the perfect spot to get a glimpse of the skyline of Dubai, along with the ideal set up for a good time with friends and family.

   Location: Dusit Thani Hotel

  Cuisine: Finger Food

   Average cost for two:  AED320

Skyview Bar Dubai

Dine with style 200 meters above sea level at Skyview Bar at Burj Al Arab. Starting from unique and innovative cocktails and mocktails to an impressive menu of finger food. There isn’t a thing here that you won’t enjoy.

   Location: Burj Al Arab, Level 27, Umm Suqeim, Dubai

  Cuisine: International

   Average cost for two:  AED 950

TOMO Dubai

TOMO UAE, derived from a Japanese term which means a long time friend, is indeed your one spot destination for the best food, drink, view, and vibes. The restaurant brings you home away from home with the warm customer service and provides an authentic spread of Japanese cuisine, crafted by the most talented Japanese chefs, who bring you only the best. The aim of the venue is to provide guests with the most magical moments, be it a treat for the eyes or soul.

   Location: Raffles Dubai, Wafi City, Umm Hurair

  Cuisine: Japanese

   Average cost for two:  AED350

Weslodge Dubai

Weslodge is a modern day restaurant offering up American cuisines & delicious cocktails in the most upbeat atmosphere you can ask for. Strategically located on the 68th floor, it offers the guests a spectacular view of the skyline. it’s a spacious restaurant, lounge, and bar which gives an authentic American feel with its ambiance.

   Location: 68th Floor, Tower B, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

  Cuisine: American

   Average cost for two:  AED600

Level 43 Sky Lounge

Enjoy the best views of Dubai at the open – air terrace, that is located on the 43rd floor of Four Points by Sheraton and boasts an iconic view of the Sheikh Zayed Road and a panoramic 360-degree view of Dubai’s skyline. The venue is a pool bar by the day an a chill lounge at night with a sushi bar, drinks and irresistible delicacies.

   Location: Level 43, Four Points by Sheraton, Dubai

  Cuisine: International

   Average cost for two:  AED 400

Karma Kafe Dubai

Karma Kafe Dubai, located in the most loved and visited place of Dubai, Downtown, is an award-winning venue that serves guests with unparalleled views of the iconic Dubai fountain and Burj Khalifa. This magical experience offers a fusion of Pan Asian and international flavors. amidst oriental and eclectic beats.

   Location: Level 3, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, Dubai

  Cuisine: Asian

   Average cost for two:  AED 450

4. Sports Bars and Restaurants

Real Madrid Cafe Dubai

Head down to Real Madrid Cafe Dubai to enjoy the majestic vibes of the beachfront and the iconic Ain Dubai, along with an opportunity to catch all the matches LIVE.

Not just that, The Cafe has all the essentials you need, starting from a hearty breakfast to Incredible food and beverages and of course an array of exotic shishas, so you don’t miss out on any of the action.

The extensive range of Real Madrid Merchandise, including over 40 exclusively signed pieces of memorabilia, ensures to give all shoppers and diners the ultimate football experience.

   Location: The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)

  Cuisine: Spanish

   Average cost for two:  AED 240

The Rose & Crown Dubai

Comfort and charm, buzz and banter – that’s what perfectly describes The Rose & Crown at The Atrium, Al Habtoor City. Whether you want to double your dose of good wine and cracking ales, play a game of pool and dart, watch a game with a pint or simply indulge in something tasty – this quintessential British pub promises to recreate the classic English pub vibe where you can stop by before or after dinner, meet friends, celebrate or just spend a moment by yourself. It is a great gathering spot for drinks, food and entertainment.

   Location: Ground Floor, The Atrium, Al Habtoor City, Dubai.

   Cuisine: British / Bar Bites

   Average cost for two: AED 360 with Bevs

The 44 Dubai

Live Band, Cheerful Spirits, Generous Discounts, and Amazing Vibes, sports brunch and much more. This is what sums up the perfect day at The 44, located at Westin Dubai – Al Habtoor City.

The venue also has amazing pool tables, dart boards, HD screens, pinball machine and the highest bowling alley in the world.

   Location: Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay, Dubai.

  Cuisine: International

   Average cost for two:  AED 250

Belgian Beer Cafe Dubai

With 3 locations in Dubai, Belgian Beer Cafe, located in Madinat Jumeirah, Garhoud and Barsha Heights; is an authentic experience of a vintage bistro from early 1920s Belgium. Coupled with two outdoor terraces overlooking the Burj Al Arab, Atlantis and the Madinat Jumeirah – the Belgian Café offers a warm welcome, matched with the best views in Dubai.

   Location:  Lobby Level, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City. | Grand Millennium Dubai, Ground Level | Shop 16, Level 1, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

  Cuisine: Belgian

   Average cost for two:   AED 430

Copper Dog Dubai

Open weekdays from 5.00pm and weekends from 10.00am, guests can expect an extensive menu consisting of carefully curated dishes including favorites from the northern valley and cocktails that will create a home away from home feeling in every visit.

Famously known to broadcast the most happening games, Copper dog is a paradise for the sports lovers in the city.

   Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence

  Cuisine: British

   Average cost for two:  AED 400

Bridgewater Tavern Dubai

An edgy sports bar, located in the heart of Business Bay at JW Marriott Marquis, Bridgewater Tavern brings the Gastro dive feel along with the best beverages and lip – smacking delicacies.

The venue is the perfect restaurant and Sports Pub, which makes it perfect to watch the matches or grab a quick bite.

   Location: Ground Floor, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay.

  Cuisine:  International

   Average cost for two:  AED 400

5. Chill Atmosphere

V Deck Dubai

Unwind by the poolside and soak up the sunshine at V Deck, located at Hilton Dubai. With a chic atmosphere, best music, beverages, ladies day and night; this is the ultimate chill spot in Dubai, winning hearts.

P.S. For those looking for an excuse to “Blow off some steam” this is the perfect option as well.

   Location: Level 7, V Hotel Al Habtoor City, Business Bay.

  Cuisine:  International

   Average cost for two:  AED 450

Shakespeare and Co. Dubai

Vintage furniture, rustic interiors, and an elaborate and distinctive touch of the  “Shakespearean” era are what define the atmosphere at Shakespeare and Co.

Right from Great quality food, Shisha options, friendly and efficient service in a warm atmosphere reminiscent of a home; the venue has been a top favorite of many in the city. With outlets in the United Arab Emirates and franchises in Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, and the United States; Every location has its own distinct touch to it, which gives guests an option to choose their preferred ambiance, which comprises of great views, outlets serving shisha, chic yet cozy setups that bring you home away from home. 

   Location: Get a list of all 16 outlets in Dubai – Here 

  Cuisine:  International

   Average cost for two:  AED 220


Located at Al Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa, Andreea’s Dubai is a perfect place for guests to simply chill, relax and unwind. The spot is located on the beachfront and has a indoor pool for the complete experience. From Ladies Nights to a series of many other events; Andreea’s is THE best place to be, for guests to have a good time.

   Location: Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)

  Cuisine: Italian, Japanese

   Average cost for two:  AED 450

V Lounge Dubai

A chic lounge on the 30th floor of Hilton, V Lounge brings guests the ultimate chill spot , with a view. The hotspot also promotes its ladies nights, making it the perfect place to be at for all the gorgeous girls in town.

   Location: Level 30, V Hotel Al Habtoor City

  Cuisine: Finger Food

   Average cost for two:  AED 455


Unwind in the serene atmosphere of Nu Air Shisha lounge at Rixos the Palm Dubai, to experience the ultimate bliss!

With premium shisha flavors and a wide choice of beverages to choose from, This spot is the ideal location for a relaxing day

Nu Air is known for its organic and pure shisha flavors, that are served to you in your private cabanas.  In addition to that, you get to avail a buy 1 get one deal on all the items including the shisha, as a part of their happy hour deal from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, on all weekdays!!

   Location: Rixos The Palm Dubai

  Cuisine: Arabian, Middle Eastern

   Average cost for two:  AED 365


Not like your usual Italian restaurant,  MATTO Dubai is all set to take you to the streets of Italy with its culinary delights. The venue offers a modern day twist to the authentic flavors of Italian cuisine. The restaurant is ideal for any occasion, be it a dinner date or lunch break, or business or pleasure experience. Above all, the experience won’t break the bank and is perfect for a good time.

   Location: The Oberoi, Lobby Level

  Cuisine: Italian

   Average cost for two:  AED 300

Brothaus Dubai

A German bakery – bistro in the heart of Business Bay, Brothaus has a homely and warm vibe which will leave you feeling cozy and wanting more. Right from a freshly brewed cup of coffee to a quick drink, the venue has it all. The restaurant also boasts of having an outdoor terrace, making it the perfect place to visit during the winter.

   Location: Lobby Level, Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay

  Cuisine: Cafe

   Average cost for two:  AED 250

Bread Street Kitchen Dubai

Located at the iconic Atlantis Dubai, Gordan Ramsay brings the award-winning Bread Street Kitchen, which brings diners in Dubai British and Modern European food, obviously which is irresistibly delicious and leaves you craving for more. The infamous Beef Wellington served with truffle mash and spiced carrot or the British classic – Fish and chips with mushy peas, is a definite must try here!

   Location: Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

  Cuisine: European

   Average cost for two:  AED 490

6. Healthy Restaurants

Organiclicious Dubai

The name says it all!

Enjoy an array of the most delicious dishes, all made with the most organic ingredients that are crafted to help you eat clean, without giving up on taste.

Located at The Walk, JBR, guests can enjoy unparalleled views of the beach, while they enjoy some of the most irresistible and one of kind spread of healthy and tasty options.

   Location: The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)

  Cuisine: Healthy Food

   Average cost for two:  AED 150

Malolo Dubai

For all the conscious eaters – This one is for you!

Malolo Poke, Located in  JLT Dubai and now in Barsha, brings to Dubai a wildly famous Hawaiian Concept of serving a meal in the bowl, with all the freshest and delicious ingredients all at once.

Pronounced as POH – KE, This Hawaiian concept is all about their special raw fish – which is served with a seasoning of different toppings and sauces, customized to your taste.

   Location:  Lakeside, Cluster C, Jumeirah Lake Towers

  Cuisine: Hawaiian

   Average cost for two:  AED 120

Poke and Co Dubai

Poké and Co, Located in JLT and DIFC is a laid back restaurant catering to all your cravings for delicious yet healthy food. The cafe serves up fresh Hawaiian Poke Bowls with a twist. In addition, it includes a range of acai and Pitaya bowls, along with Cold – Pressed juices, smoothies, juices, coffee, and healthy vegan desserts.

This place is a paradise for the superfood lovers!

   Location:  Central Park Towers, DIFC | Shop G07, Lakeshore Tower, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)

  Cuisine: Hawaiian

   Average cost for two:  AED 165

Chival Global Social

Healthy food in a global set up, what is not to like about Chival, located in city walk, that brings a cosmopolitan culture to its diners. The focus is to choose all the right ingredients and serve delicious yet the highest quality of dishes to all its guests. This destination promises to make sure clean eating is not boring.

P.S. The outdoor seating is the ideal location to catch up with friends.

   Location:  Ground Floor, La Ville Hotel & Suites

  Cuisine:  Healthy

   Average cost for two:  AED 395

URTH by Nabz & G Dubai

Voted as the best Vegan restaurant in Dubai, Urth connects you back to the roots with its homely and warm vibe. the motto is to serve delicious yet healthy food to the guests. Additionally, the theme of the restaurant is to bring you close to nature with every element indoors.

   Location:  Shop 34, Building J2, Cluster J, Jumeirah Lake Towers

  Cuisine:  Healthy

   Average cost for two:  AED 185

7. Restaurants by the Beach

Playa Nomade Dubai

Set at the tip of Palm Jumeirah, Playa Nomade is the urban chic beach paradise for the guests in Dubai. Right from delicious bites to handcrafted drinks and much more; This Beach club brings the ultimate set up for people to simply sink in their toes in the sand and enjoy the day completely.

   Location:  Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah

  Cuisine: Contemporary

   Average cost for two:  AED 500

Cafe Nikki Dubai

From beach vibes to the best place to Brunch at, Cafe Nikki is known for its set up for both families and friends to enjoy. The destination brings an array of choices to choose from, when it comes to food and drinks. Guests can also enjoy access too the pool while enjoying their food and drinks.

   Location:  Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeirah

  Cuisine: Mediterranean

   Average cost for two:  AED 450

Key West Bar and Grill

Let loose, sit back and head down to Key West at Nikki Beach.

The one kind of experience will allow guests to chill with live music on the bean bags, by the fire pits. In addition, guests get to choose their selection of dishes from the live food stations. Right from Caribbean, Floridian and Latin cuisines, Key West has something for everyone.

   Location:  Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeira

  Cuisine: Caribean, Latin American

   Average cost for two:  AED 550.

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

Imagine a picture-perfect scenario of the waves accompanied by the best food, drinks, and music all day long, Amazing, right?

You can get all of that at none other than Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE!

The Beach Club is already well famous for its perfect location to gaze over the sunset, the breath-taking beaches, The ultra-Chic Crowd, and The Groovy Beats. And now it’s time to experience their coolest Saturday Brunch, which will include a lavish flow of food & drinks.

   Location:  Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort, Exit 399, Ghantoot

  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

   Average cost for two: AED 400

Zero Gravity Dubai

Zero Gravity is Dubai’s favourite Beach club for all the right reasons. so, get your swimsuits, and get ready to soak in the sun beds at the most happening Beach clubs in Dubai. Located in JBR, the vibe of Zero gravity is definite to keep you coming back for more.

   Location:  Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai

  Cuisine: International

Backyard at La Mer

From Business bay to La Mer, Backyard has been an all-time favorite of the people in Dubai. With incredible and amazing events and the strategic location by the Beach, this is easily one of the must-visit places in the City. Guests can also select from the special buffet by the beach and bbq delights.

   Location:  La Mer Dubai

  Cuisine: BBQ, Steak, American

   Average cost for two: AED 180

Kaftan Smoky Beach

A chill spot on the beach of Dubai, irrespective of the weather. Kaftan Smokey Beach brings guests the epitome of relaxation.

The spot is ideal to unwind and blow off steam in the heart of the beach of La Mer. The venue is perfect to bring guests an array of exotic smoke flavors, delicious food and drinks.

   Location: South, La Mer, Jumeirah 1

  Cuisine: Turkish

   Average cost for two: AED 220

Fish Beach Taverna Dubai

Nested on Mina Seyahi beach, Fish Dubai brings guests a fusion of Turkish and Greek cuisine. The restaurant also offers diners a selection of seafood to choose from.

So, head down to the fish Dubai and get ready for the ultimate experience.

   Location: Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina

  Cuisine: Seafood

   Average cost for two: AED 250

Nikki Beach Dubai

One of the best things about Dubai, is their Beach clubs, and Nikki Beach is on top of the list. The vibes that surround the atmosphere, along with the best beats and most happening events, is assured to keep you coming back for more.

   Location: Nikki Beach Dubai, Pearl Jumeira, Jumeirah 1, Dubai

  Cuisine: International

   Average cost for two: AED 450

Shimmers Beach Dubai

Greek cuisine, Views of the Burj Al Arab along with chic atmosphere is what shimmers offers all its guests. The spot also brings also brings guests an array of food and shisha options to select from.

Location: Beach, Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah

  Cuisine: Greek

   Average cost for two: AED 310

Jetty Lounge Dubai

Located at The One & Only Royal Mirage, Jetty Lounge brings guests the ultimate spot to unwind, relax and chill. The spot is perfect to enjoy the outdoors with your special someone and make the most of the chilly winters in the UAE.

   Location: Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters Island, Dubai

  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian, French

   Average cost for two: AED 350

Barasti Dubai

Famous to get globally acclaimed artists, Barasti Dubai has the best line up of DJs to entertain you as well the best beach vibes in town. Located in Le Meridien, Barasti is easily one one of the most loved beach clubs in the city.

   Location: Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine: Continental, Mediterranean

   Average cost for two: AED 470

8. Restaurants with Live Entertainment

Soho Garden Dubai

Enjoy the newest hotspot of Dubai, with the best fusion of food, drinks and nightlife. This urban and chic spot is the perfect go to place to chill, unwind and relax away from the hustle bustle of the city.

   Location: Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai

  Cuisine: American

   Average cost for two: AED 490

Billionaire Mansion Dubai

Combining nightlife and dining, Billionaire Mansion, located at TAJ Dubai, brings guests to a world filled with splendor and delight all at once. The venue is perfect for those who enjoy Fine dining with a spectacle.

   Location: Billionaire Mansion, Taj Dubai, Burj Khalifa Street, Business Bay, Dubai

  Cuisine: Japanese

   Average cost for two: AED 800

Prime 68 Dubai

Located on the 68th floor of the Iconic JW Marriott Marquis, Prime 68 presents a steakhouse, Prime68, which serves guests with the most supreme quality of steak, amidst a panoramic view of Dubai’s Skyline.

   Location: Level 68, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay, Dubai

  Cuisine: Steakhouse

   Average cost for two: AED600

Maison Rouge Dubai

Brimming with sparkle, Maison Rouge is built on Passion for both dance and art. The performers are prepared to transport you to a whole new world, and the handcrafted cuisine takes your taste buds on a culinary journey like no other. So, be prepared for a dinner with a distinctive show you have never witnessed ever before.

   Location: Mezzanine floor, Conrad Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre Area, Dubai

   Cuisine: Asian, European

   Average cost for two: AED 485


INDIE DIFC brings together a restaurant, lounge and bar all under one roof, accompanied by live entertainment which will leave you coming back for more. The cozy interiors of the venue, leave you mesmerised, of course accompanied with the most tempting dishes.

   Location: Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC, Dubai

  Cuisine: American

   Average cost for two: AED 445

Iris Dubai

Located on the 27th floor of The Oberoi Hotel, Iris Dubai offers guests a panoramic view of the city along with best cocktails. In addition, the venue is known for its live music sessions by well renowned artists from all around the globe.

   Location: 27th Floor, The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai

  Cuisine: American

   Average cost for two: AED 360

Tribeca Dubai

The perfect spot nested in JBR, Tribeca Dubai brings a fusion of dining and entertainment all at once. With events throughout the week, starting from Saturday with homegrown bands performing live to Brunches on Friday and much more, there is never a dull moment at Tribeca Dubai.

   Location: Level 1, JA Ocean View Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai

  Cuisine: American

   Average cost for two: AED 390

Buddha Bar Dubai

Head down to Buddha Bar and and enjoy a perfect fusion of the best of Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine. The famous hotspot is built for guests to enjoy delicious delicacies, complimented with handcrafted drinks and breath-taking entertainment.

   Location: Ground Level, Tower 1, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine: Asian

   Average cost for two: AED 600

Miss Tess Dubai

The venue has been known to be a walk through the lanes of Asia, serving the best of all the popular street food, of the most loved cuisines in the world. Located in Taj Dubai, Miss Tess has the perfect view of the Burj Khalifa, which will leave you in awe of the vibe. Not just that, the decor of the restaurant is perfect and on point for someone who is looking for something unique and something you have never witnessed ever before in Dubai.

P.S. The restaurant is perfect for those looking for a celebration on their birthdays

   Location: Taj Dubai, Burj Khalifa Street, Business Bay, Dubai

  Cuisine: Asian

   Average cost for two: AED 380

La Cantine Dubai

From Paris to Dubai, La Cantine Dubai is easily one of the best French restaurants in Dubai, and for all the right reasons. The restaurant follows the concept of playful fun, and joie de vivre. Located in Emirates Towers, the restaurant is an ideal spot for any celebration as it brings the complete package of all food, bevs, and entertainment at once.

   Location: Lower Level, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai

  Cuisine: French

   Average cost for two: AED 470

Armani Amal

From Live Music to the most delicious array of Indian delicacies, and handcrafted beverages crafted for any special occasion, Armani Amal takes you to a whole new world of luxurious dining and splendid views you just cannot afford to miss out on if you visit Dubai.

   Location: Armani Hotel Dubai, 3rd Floor, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

  Cuisine: Indian

   Average cost for two: AED 520

9. Restaurants with Outdoor Dining

Simply Italian Dubai

For the lovers of Italian cuisine, you’ve reached the right place!

Located in the beautiful Club Vista Mare in Palm Jumeirah, Simply Italian is a stylish and sophisticated restaurant, serving authentic Italian cuisine amidst the stunning beachfront, which easily make it one of the most insta – worthy restaurants of Dubai.

   Location: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

  Cuisine: Italian

   Average cost for two: AED 465

The Croft Dubai

Join us at your favorite British Gastropub for endless conversations over hearty British food. Dine overlooking Marina’s waterscape at The Croft’s terrace or sit beside the open kitchen and watch our culinary experts craft delicious food for you.

Sunday to Friday, 5pm-11pm l Every Saturday, 12.30pm-11pm

   Location: 5th Floor, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites

  Cuisine: British, European

   Average cost for two: AED 385

Masti Dubai

Global flavours with a touch of the Indian Magic.

Derived from the Hindi word ‘Masti’ which means Mischief, Masti Dubai, located at La Mer Dubai, bring a twist in the dishes they serve. Be it the food or the drink options, this place is the best at what it does. In addition, the beachfront outdoor seating is perfect for the chilly days in Dubai.

   Location: Shop S 29, South, La Mer, Jumeirah 1, Dubai

  Cuisine: Contemporary

   Average cost for two: AED 420

The Farm Dubai

Looking to spend the weekend with your family and little ones? The Farm in Al Barari is the perfect place for you! Located amidst the tranquil atmosphere of Al Barari, The Fam is no ordinary escape, as it bring all the elements for the ultimate relaxing day.

   Location: Al Barari Dubai

  Cuisine: International

   Average cost for two: AED 345

101 Dining Lounge and Bar

Starting from Mediterranean cuisine to fresh Tapas and delicious seafood; 101 dining lounge has it all.

Located at private marina, the Lounge and Bar, brings guests the pleasure of enjoying some of the mot stunning views the city has to offer. The restaurant also has groovy music and both an indoor and outdoor set up for the guests to enjoy.

   Location: One&Only The Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

  Cuisine: Mediterranean

   Average cost for two: AED 560

Bussola Dubai

Dubai’s hidden secret, Bussola Dubai, located at The Westin in Dubai Marina, is one of the best places to dine Al Fresco in Dubai, as it promotes a Mediterranean vibe, which brings an intimate dining experience that will make you fall in love with the place.

P.S. The restaurant is perfect for a romantic date night with your special someone.

   Location: The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine: Italian

   Average cost for two: AED 400

Ruya Dubai

A modern day Turkish restaurant, Ruya brings all the elements of the perfect spot to dine at, on any occasion. The irresistible aromas from the restaurant will give your senses a delight, which you can’t ignore. The outdoor seating on the Marina promenade is assured to give you insta – worthy goals.

   Location: Ground Level, Tower 1, Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, Dubai

  Cuisine: Turkish

   Average cost for two: AED 620

Mahec Dubai

Modern-day authentic Indian Cuisine is what describes Mahec.

The term is derived from the Hindi word which means aromatic, and it reflects the food served at Mahec. The complete experience involves the ultimate combination of Food, music, and ambiance.

   Location: Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Méridien Village Terrace, Airport Road, Al Garhoud, Dubai

  Cuisine: Indian

   Average cost for two: AED 420

Lima Dubai

Get closer to Peruvian cuisine at Lima Dubai. Located at City Walk, the restaurant is perfect for the lovers of Peruvian cuisine in a chic set up. Above all, Lima Dubai hosts some of the best events, you can’t afford to miss.
   Location: CITY WALK, Al Safa, Dubai

  Cuisine: Peruvian

   Average cost for two: AED 400

Asia Asia

Located on the 6th floor of Pier7, Asia Asia, as the name suggests, brings an array of Pan Asian delights to the guests in the city. The views from the restaurant are sensory delights for ever diner visiting Asia Asia.

   Location: 6th Floor, Pier 7, Behind Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina

  Cuisine: Pan Asian

   Average cost for two: AED 360

Stars N Bars Dubai

 Located at La Mer, Stars N Bars Dubai is an ideal spot to chill, relax and have a good time. The spot is perfect for those looking for a fusion of both dining and drinking Al Fresco, accompanied by enjoying a few games which is unique about this spot.

   Location: Shop N 52, North, La Mer

  Cuisine: America

   Average cost for two: AED 420

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