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Food & Drink

Feast on the hottest summer menus at these top Dubai restaurants

Wed, July 26, 2023

Get ready to explore the best of Dubai's gastronomy, as we dive into the city's hottest summer menus.

Get ready to explore the best of Dubai's gastronomy, as we dive into the city's hottest summer menus.

Time Out Market

Time Out Market Dubai's pink summer menu brings a refreshing twist to the summer dining experience. Discover 17 unique dishes curated for the occasion, including Reif's spicy salmon maki with pink crispy rice, À La Grecque's syko salad with local figs and soft feta, and 21 Grams' baked beetroot carpaccio with raspberry sauce. For a delightful combination of sweet and savoury, try Pickl's boujee bird – a crispy fried chicken delight with hot honey butter and strawberry ice cream in a soft potato bun.

Monno Ristorante

Monno Ristorante in Jumeirah presents a new artisanal menu inspired by coastal Italian summers. Head chef Federico Bartoli curates a selection of Mediterranean and Atlantic delights, showcasing the best of Italian cuisine. Start with Italian shrimp panzanella salad or slow-cooked octopus. Indulge in dishes like Atlantic lobster risotto, homemade pasta and classic Italian pizzas. Mains include Mediterranean sea bass and lamb roll with provolone cheese. Don't miss the authentic pizzas, including salamino di wagyu and frutti di mare.


Embrace Latin American and Caribbean flavours at Tamoka. Chef Cesar Bartolini curates a menu inspired by his cultural heritage, offering a unique gastronomic experience. Start with the provoleta asada or indulge in the dorada zarandeado from the grill. Explore the main course with lomo saltado and save room for an Antillean flan or the baked cheesecake, torta de queso. Enjoy breathtaking views of The Beach at JBR and the Arabian Gulf while tucking into Tamoka's summer menu.

Armani Hotel Dubai

Armani Hotel Dubai presents its summer menu series, featuring a four-course set menu at Armani/Amal, Armani/Hashi and Armani/Ristorante. Indulge in the diverse flavours of India at Armani/Amal, with elevated street food starters and tasty mains. At Armani/Hashi, experience the rich culinary heritage of Japan, creatively reinterpreted by Chef SK. Michelin-starred Armani/Ristorante offers an exquisite collection of Italian specialties that showcase the best of the country's cuisine. With a commitment to inclusive dining experiences, the summer menus are priced at AED349 per person.

Pai Thai

Pai Thai Dubai

Experience the vibrant flavours of Thailand this summer at Pai Thai in Jumeirah Al Qasr. Indulge in a specially crafted three-course set menu that showcases the perfect balance of aromas, textures and colours. Start with refreshing starters like pomelo salad and grilled chicken sate, followed by mains such as green chicken curry and steamed sea bass. Vegetarian options are also available, including vegetable dim sum and vegetable red curry. End your meal on a sweet note with delightful desserts like sweet sticky rice with Thai mango. With a serene ambience and picturesque setting, Pai Thai is the ideal retreat to beat the summer heat. The menu is available until 31 August, priced at AED225 per person (minimum two people).

Terra Eatery

Terra, the rustic Mediterranean eatery in Al Thanya, introduces a tempting array of new menu items to celebrate the summer season. Indulge in the fresh sea bass carpaccio, wagyu meatballs and veal chops. For dessert, enjoy a refreshing lemon cheesecake and the velvety yoghurt parfait. Alongside these new creations, Terra invites guests to enjoy classic dishes like the watermelon feta salad, spicy prawns and sticky date pudding.


Indulge in a delightful evening of French flavours and breathtaking views at Bastion, the modern French brasserie and grill located at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Chef Sebastien Torres presents a three-course dinner set menu, showcasing the true essence of French cuisine. Start with French onion soup, salmon ceviche or beetroot tartar. For the main course, there’s yellowfin tuna steak, Australian black Angus with mashed potato and mushroom sauce or cauliflower steak. Finish with desserts such as baked Alaska, hazelnut profiteroles and a selection of ice cream. Available all summer from 6pm to 11pm, the set menu is priced at AED185 per person.

Avli by tashas

Immerse yourself in the refined elegance of Avli by tashas, a Greek-inspired dining destination that offers a sensory experience like no other. With a menu that celebrates the rich flavours of Greece using fresh, light ingredients, every dish tells a story steeped in tradition and passion. Avli crafts exceptional dishes that blend innovation with Mediterranean classics. Indulge in signature dishes like the Dakos salad, octopus salad and jumbo prawn saganaki. For dessert, the ekmek kataifi is a must-try.


Experience the vibrant flavours of Northern Chinese cuisine at Hutong Dubai this summer with their two limited-edition menus. For lunch, indulge in the summer unlimited dim sum menu featuring a variety of dim sum and bao buns, including mapo tofu dumpling and chicken and mala sauce dumpling, for AED98 per person. For dinner, the summer menu offers starters such as the har gow platter and mushroom xiao long bao, followed by main courses such as ma la crispy braised wagyu beef and ma la chilli prawns, priced at AED248 per person.

Flamingo Room

Flamingo Room by tashas invites guests on a journey of fun sophistication in Jumeirah Al Naseem with its African glamour-inspired dishes. The menu offers modern twists on South African classics. Start with Dubai favourites including classic beef carpaccio or tuna tartare, then sea bream crudo and scallop pasta. For a sweet ending, indulge in strawberries and cream or Lizel's lemon meringue tart.


Amazonico Dubai unveils a summer dessert collection that reflects the Amazon rainforest's biodiversity and Latin American culinary traditions. The vegan-friendly raices rojas combines sweet beetroot tapioca, oats, red quinoa, blackberries and coconut foam, topped with pear sorbet. The 2700 origen andino has chocolate mousse, lucuma fruit, black pepper ganache and chocolate orange ice cream, while the arroz con leche offers a twist on rice pudding with caramelised brioche, red fruit sorbet and kumquat confit. The tres leches karak combines karak milk cake, cardamom cream and spicy chocolate sorbet.

The Artisan

The Artisan presents an exclusive three-course set menu for the summer season. Priced at AED275 per person, the menu offers a harmonious blend of classic and modern Italian flavours. Start with refreshing dishes like insalata di finocchi or carpaccio di fassona, featuring beef carpaccio with parmigiano reggiano and Amalfi lemon dressing. Vegetarian options include risotto pomodoro e bufala affumicata, a balanced dish with smoky flavours. The popular tagliata, a succulent meat dish with creamy mashed potatoes, is a highlight. End on a sweet note with millefoglie di pistachio.


PRATO presents its summer menu, showcasing authentic Italian flavours in a light and refreshing way. Indulge in the panzella antipasti with creamy burrata cheese, capsicum, tomatoes and zucchini sauce on crispy sourdough croutons. Dive into the risotto verde, combining aquarello rice, spinach sauce, asparagus, green peas, parmesan, stracciatella and berries. Experience the marinara pizza with tangy tomato sauce, garlic, oregano and anchovies. Conclude with the classic tiramisu with dolce of mascarpone cream, coffee and Savoyard biscuits.

Couqley French Bistro

This summer, Couqley is bringing the flavours of the South of France to Dubai with their limited-edition Couqley en Provence menu. The menu offers a-la-carte options starting from AED39 or a complete set menu for AED369. From tartare d'artichaut confit to moules au pastis and steak frites beurre Provençale, each dish is curated for the season. Enjoy the unique settings of Couqley Downtown's enclosed terrace or the relaxed oasis of Couqley Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

Bread Ahead

Celebrate the summer season with delightful bakes from Bread Ahead in Mall of the Emirates. Experience the taste of the UK with the Eton mess doughnut, a soft doughnut filled with strawberry and cream, topped with meringue and a strawberry. Indulge in the berry brioche, a delectable treat filled with mixed berries and topped with raspberries and custard. For a taste of the Mediterranean, try the tomato and olive focaccia, a crispy and flavourful slice that transports you to the Sicilian coast. Elevate your pizza experience with the chicken, pesto and parmesan sourdough pizza.

The Nice Guy

The Nice Guy's new summer menu presents a captivating fusion of traditional and contemporary Italian flavours. Highlights include the indulgent beef tartare, featuring capers, shallots, anchovies, cornichon and a rich egg yolk. For a unique twist, try the crispy burrata with blistered tomatoes, sweet peppers and fragrant pesto. Seafood lovers will relish the lobster tagliatelle, showcasing half-grilled lobster, semi-dried tomatoes, basil and zesty charred lemon. Vegetarians can delight in the cauliflower steak with roasted artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and flavourful pesto. Finish on a sweet note with the regional-inspired date cake, accompanied by white chocolate ganache, salted caramel and a delicate sesame tuile.

Cove Beach

Experience a Mediterranean getaway at Dubai beach club, Cove Beach's Two.0 restaurant with their enticing summer set dinner menu. From refreshing salmon carpaccio to a delightful goat's cheese salad, start your culinary adventure with vibrant flavours. Indulge in the tender lamb rack infused with aromatic herbs or the asparagus risotto with burrata and aged parmesan. Conclude with the indulgent mocca cake or the signature Cove bamboo dessert. The set menu is available every day throughout summer, with prices starting at AED295 per person.

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