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Food & Drink

17 restaurants with amazing views of The Dubai Fountain

Mon, July 17, 2023

Book a table at one of these top-rated eateries to take in the iconic dancing fountain show.

Book a table at one of these top-rated eateries to take in the iconic dancing fountain show.



This Michelin-starred restaurant is the perfect choice if you want to enjoy the glamorous surroundings of Downtown Dubai while feasting on a combination of traditional recipes delivered with modern influences. Make your way to the Italian eatery for terrace views of the impressive Dubai Fountain, or check out the other great options inside Burj Khalifa such as Armani/Amal for Indian food and the world's highest restaurant, At.mosphere.


One of the city's most popular dining destinations, this award-winning Thai restaurant in Palace Downtown hotel boasts spectacular Burj Khalifa views and is one of the most coveted spots to watch The Dubai Fountain. The menu is filled with traditional Thai choices that are further elevated thanks to the fabulous setting, so book a table here for a memorable night out.


The culinary team at Asado serves up delicious Argentinian steaks prepared on a parilla – an open grill placed at the centre of the restaurant. But the outdoor section at this resident-favourite spot has its own draw, as it features breathtaking vistas of the towering Burj Khalifa and the perfectly synced musical fountain show. The vibe is always upbeat thanks to live music performances, so you are sure to have a good time whenever you visit.


With a show-stopping location on the Fountain Level at Address Downtown Dubai, URLA is designed around the concept of a coastline. The terrace treats diners to prime views of the dazzling Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, enriching your dining experience with a choreographed musical water show. We recommend heading over early to catch the sunset from your private table.

Joe's Cafe

The breathtaking view of the world's tallest tower and Downtown Dubai is one of the biggest reasons – aside from the delectable food – why diners flock to Joe's Cafe. The London export located on level one of Dubai Mall serves up dishes made using ingredients that are carefully sourced from local farmers and producers. Panoramic vistas of the flawlessly choreographed musical water show will make your visit even more special, so bookmark this spot.
Joe's Cafe
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  • Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue, First Floor - Dubai


Dubai Mall
Combining Turkish dishes with front-row seats offering extraordinary views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain show, Günaydin is an authentic Anatolian dining experience. The menu at this Souk Al Bahar restaurant is massive and features succulent steaks, tender kebabs, flavour-packed burgers and delicious doners, making it a great place to dine in large groups with your family and friends.

Abd El Wahab

For authentic Lebanese cuisine in the heart of Downtown Dubai, stop by Abd El Wahab. Named after the street of its original location in Beirut, this Middle Eastern dining venue sits at one corner on the first floor of Souk Al Bahar, offering an unmatched perspective of the tallest building in the world and the famous dancing fountain show. Food and hospitality are top-notch too, which is why it is loved and frequented by both residents and tourists.
Abd El Wahab
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  • Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai


Neos Lounge - Address Downtown, Dubai
There are very few places that provide an unobstructed perspective of Burj Khalifa and make an excellent vantage point from where you can marvel at the famous water show. Neos Lounge ticks both these boxes, thanks to its location on the 63rd floor of Address Downtown, and gives diners more reasons – like varied entertainment, theme nights and impeccable service – to keep coming back.

Time Out Market Dubai

TimeOut Market
For a taste of the city's favourite spots under one roof, a visit to Time Out Market is a must. From Pickl's juicy 'sandos' to BB Social Dining's crab baos and desserts at Brix by 3Fils, there's so much to savour here. And best of all, their outdoor terrace offers splendid vistas of the 828m tall Burj Khalifa and the dancing Dubai Fountain, so you can enjoy a show with your dinner.

99 Sushi Bar

99 Sushi and Bar Restaurant
This sought-after sushi spot from Madrid sits right in the shadow of Burj Khalifa. If you are a fan of seafood, then this chic restaurant in Address Downtown is a must-visit. Regulars recommend booking a table outside to take in the fountain show that runs every 30 minutes from 6pm daily.

Five Guys

Five Guys Dubai
If you're on the lookout for a casual eatery that has a simple but effective menu of American burgers with your choice of toppings, and which offers the ultimate view of The Dubai Fountain, then grab a table at Five Guys. Known for its fries and milkshakes, this world-famous fast-food joint on the lower ground floor of Dubai Mall is a prime spot from which to catch the New Year's Eve fireworks.


The food at OFK (Open Flame Kitchen) Dubai is absolutely delightful. But if you're looking for one more reason to check out the Dubai Mall eatery, then the stunning vistas from its outdoor terrace will definitely win you over. The first-floor location makes it a great vantage point for the record-breaking water fountain show. Make sure you book ahead, as this upscale culinary concept gets packed quickly in the evenings.
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  • Unit FF - 304 - Financial Center Road - Downtown Dubai - Dubai

Novikov Café

Novikov Cafe
Novikov Café, located inside Dubai Mall, is the perfect pitstop for a delectable meal to keep you fuelled during a shopping spree. Its Fashion Avenue address is just as fabulous as its selection of delicious all-day dining dishes, and its balcony tables are highly coveted to take in The Dubai Fountain and the world's tallest skyscraper.

Karma Kafé

Karma Kafé Dubai
Whether it's your first time watching the aquatic show or you're a fan of this incredible water spectacle, booking a table at Karma Kafé guarantees great views. The menu comprises Far Eastern favourites like steaming baskets of dim sum and a selection of sushi. Make sure you sit along the edge on the terrace if you're looking to capture fountain footage for your social media feed.

WAFI Gourmet

WAFI Gourmet
To satisfy your craving for Lebanese cuisine, head to WAFI Gourmet, located on Dubai Mall's lower ground floor. This popular eatery serves up authentic plates from around the region. Think fresh fatoush salad, creamy hummus and zaatar saj (herbed bread) served straight from the oven. Opt for a table outdoors if you want to snap a shot of the world's tallest tower and The Dubai Fountain.

BiCE Mare

Renowned Italian seafood restaurant, BiCE Mare, is set in a prime location in Souk Al Bahar, overlooking the iconic Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. The restaurant specialises in serving the freshest and finest seafood, showcasing the flavours of the Mediterranean. The menu features an array of seafood dishes prepared with a combination of traditional Italian techniques and contemporary culinary innovation. From expertly crafted seafood pasta dishes to delectable seafood platters, BiCE Mare aims to delight the taste buds of seafood lovers.



Discover Trove, an Instagrammable oasis in Dubai Mall, offering a unique fusion of gastronomy and art, with an extensive menu inspired by the owners' global travels. The venue has a vibrant restaurant with colourful furnishings, as well as the mall's largest alfresco terrace with a front-row view of the iconic fountain show. From South American flavours to Mediterranean delights and innovative pan-Asian fare, Trove caters to every palate.

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