Dine around the world in Dubai

Enjoy a gourmet experience with fresh, international flavours
Dubai is home to standout eateries established by Michelin-starred chefs and fine dining gems. When the Dubai Food Festival (DFF) was in full swing, we highlighted a few of these acclaimed gourmet haunts to try out. But you don’t have to wait for DFF to come around again to take a bite out of sumptuous plates – book a table at these spots anytime you’re in the city and start a culinary tour around the world.
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Best of British

Bread Street Kitchen

Best of British

Bread Street Kitchen

Feast on chef Gordon Ramsay’s classics

Following on from its London counterpart, Bread Street Kitchen serves up a sumptuous selection of British food inspired by the changing seasons, with additional European influences. The brainchild of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the outlet on Palm Jumeirah boasts hearty fare such as shepherd’s pie with braised lamb and brioche garlic crumbs, as well as Scottish salmon with cauliflower and warm lentil vinaigrette.
Contact details
  Atlantis, The Palm Crescent Road, Palm Jumeirah
  +971 4 426 2626
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Treats from Thailand

Pai Thai

Treats from Thailand

Pai Thai

For a romantic waterside meal

If you’re seeking authentic Thai cuisine in opulent surroundings, Pai Thai is a standout choice. Diners can access the restaurant via a peaceful journey aboard an abra boat, before tucking into a gourmet menu packed with succulent delights from the South-East Asian nation. Dishes offered at the award-winning hotspot include grilled prawns and lemongrass skewers, sun-dried crispy beef with coriander and roasted red duck curry – with assorted wok-fried rice and noodle options also available.
Contact details
  Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
  +971 800 666 353 
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Gems from Japan

Paru

Gems from Japan

Paru

A menu from the mind of a master

Michelin-starred chef Akira Back invites guests on a gastronomic journey through modern Japan at Paru. Elevating contemporary cuisine with age-old techniques and new-age recipes, he’s able to concoct a menu that caters to diverse palates. His eclectic and innovative experiments make each visit feel new, along with an expansive sushi selection offering everything from classic California rolls to maki with foie gras and wagyu beef. His sea bass ceviche with miso black cod and Kobe Gyu are signature delights, demonstrating his flair for food and fusion.
Contact details
  Caesars Resort, Bluewaters Island 
   +971 4 566 6666
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Perfectly Peruvian

Coya

Perfectly Peruvian

Coya

Tangy, spicy and full of flavour

COYA brings the rich heritage of the Incan empire right to your table. Dine on delicacies rich in Peruvian culture in the vibrant and modern interiors of this award-winning venue. Food is as much a cultural expedition as a performance, with three open kitchens including an open charcoal grill and the central kitchen to cloud the senses with the spirit of South America. Tuck in for unique fare including COYA’s renowned ceviches and playful seafood dishes for an extraordinary dinner experience.
Contact details
  Restaurant Village, Four Seasons Resort 
  +971 4 316 9600
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Modern European

Lowe

Modern European

Lowe

Savour delicious, quirky creations

LOWE promises a range of experiences within one place, from its concrete warehouse aesthetic perfect for a spirited dinner date with friends to a warm, rustic element for the family. Led by dynamic culinary duo Jesse Blake and Kate Christou, it specialises in modern European cuisine fashioned from seasonal foods and local ingredients. While there's much to enjoy at the chic destination, diners rave about fired Omani prawns with Cafe de Paris creme fraiche and slow roasted wagyu short ribs with tamarind.
Contact details
  KOA Canvas, Al Barari 
  +971 4 320 1890 
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Argentinian delights

La Parrilla

Argentinian delights

La Parrilla

A South American sensation

Whether it’s succulent meats or flavourful seafood you’re after, La Parrilla delivers on all fronts. Along with magnificent views of the Arabian Gulf, this restaurant presents premium cuts of meat, paying homage to the traditional Argentinian barbecue, and only the best sizzling steaks. Other delicious options on the menu include sea bass with chilli and crab bisque, or the catch of the day served with anticuchera sauce.
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