Dubai is home to some of the best restaurants in the UAE. From Indian to Chinese, from Japanese to Arabic delights, you will find restaurants specialising in almost every cuisine from across the globe. The sheer volume of restaurants is surely going to leave you baffled and elated, both at the same time. Here is a list of a few must-try eateries in Dubai:
In love with Japanese food? Then you can get an authentic taste of Japanese cuisine right at the heart of Dubai. Dubbed as one of the best Japanese restaurants in the world, Zuma specialises in Izakaya style of dining. In other words, you can share the food that’s served to youwith your friends. The decor evokes quintessential Japanese-style interiors. The highlights of this restaurant include sashimi, steak with truffles, and miso-marinated black cod.
Dining at Ossiano is unlike any other restaurant experiences in Dubai. It’s because this is an underground restaurant and is surrounded by the aquarium of the Ambassador Lagoon with a complete view of rich marine life. This gives an impression that you are having food at the bottom of the sea. The Ambassador Lagoon has about 6,500 varieties of marine life that swim around you as you enjoy your meal. Ossiano specialises in seafood. Ossiano offers both Prix Fixe and a la carte menu.
3. La Petite Maison
This restaurant is also acclaimed as one of best restaurants across the globe and is becoming an essential stop for travellers and tourists in their gastronomic journey. The restaurant specialises in the French haute cuisine traditions. The menu changes from time to time.
4. Al Iwan
Located in the magnificent Burj Khalifa, this restaurant focuses on cuisines from the Persian Gulf and the UAE. The setting is opulent and is an inimitable display of extravagance. The food here celebrates the best Arabic cuisines starting from baba ganoush, to hummus, lamb couscous tagine, and a selection of mezze.
5. Al Hadeerah
This restaurant celebrates the Emirati culture, with lavish displays of camel caravans, traditional dancing, horse performances, and falconry exhibitions. You can also witness Arabic musical performances by local singers. The decor of the restaurant resembles an ancient Arabic fort with an extensive buffet served in traditional stalls. The menu includes classic Arabic dishes such as lamb cooked in a charcoal pit and other delicacies.
6. Zheng He
This restaurant serves exquisite Chinese dishes with a blend of Western presentation and Chinese culinary techniques. The décor is simple with subtle Chinese touches. The food menu includes crispy egg yolk, Sichuan Siew Mai and deep fried beef strips.