Dubai is the most exciting and classy destination to visit and experience! You can explore numerous adventures and discover a variety of unique experiences. Dubai has a reputation for having the best restaurants especially fine dining. Dubai offers the most vibrant, delicious and diverse cuisines from across the world. If you are into experiencing new and different food then you must have a look at these top restaurants which will make your visit an absolutely memorable dining experience.
Tom & Serg
As soon as you will enter Tom & Serg you will see their mission statement scribbled on the wall. It says ‘Tom comes from Australia. Sergio comes from Spain. Tom likes making good food. Sergio likes eating it.’
This place is best for a casual dine out in a warehouse style cafe. They have a very comfortable and relaxed environment with delicious meals. This place is however difficult to find unless someone recommended it you, you’d have to look for it in the Al Quoz neighbourhood as it is located besides the industrial warehouses.
La Petite Maison
For a sunny French environment head towards La Petite Maison where you will find freshly start her white tablecloths with tomatoes, lemon and olive oil waiting at your table. The food is served with fresh ingredients and you will feel that you’re having an European dining experience in Dubai.
This is a Japanese hideaway situated at the 17th floor of Raffles Hotel from where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. It is an authentic Japanese restaurant which serves and promotes Japanese culture and cuisine in the Middle East. To start off your dinner you can order their speciality rolls or pickled squid or cuttlefish and in the main menu you can enjoy Japanese setlhe fried chucked or wagyu sukiyaki. For desserts you can enjoy vanilla ice cream with a rolled green tea cake.
Aprons & Hammers
This place is famous for big dinners and birthday parties as you will notice huge and loud crowds at all times. Plus it is a restaurant that serves alcohol in Dubai outposts. As the name goes, the restaurant suggests you to wear an apron and grab a hammer to open the seafood buckets which include lobsters, shrimp, crab and mussels.
This is an amazing theme based restaurant which is theatre inspired and is loved by the locals due to its cosy and homely environment. The food is great and the menu includes almost everything be it sushi rolls, spicy curry or veal. If you happen to o visit there don’t forget to try out their wasabi tempura prawns as they’re are the most running item in their menu.
La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie
Get an ultimate French experience in the UAE by visiting La Serre in the Vida Hotel. They have a wide range of pastries and breads they are served at the boualngerie. Moreover they have some rich dishes as well such as tartines with Bresaola and goat cheese quiche. The business brunches also happen on theiir upper portion which is usually crowded by the professionals. Enjoy a scrumptious meal with the toasted brown bread and beef tartare served with fried eggs and foie gras. Give your meal a happy ending with their mouth watering creme brûlée’s with vanilla custard.
Mythos Kouzina & Grill
Another recently opened charming restaurant, Mythos gives an exciting dining experience. The interior of white stone walls and cave like ceilings makes the environment of an intimate taverna. Begin your meal with spicy feta laced with olive oil and nutty fried Graviera cheese which is imported from Naxos Island. For main meal you can choose chicken gyros wrapped in charcoal grilled pita served with white wine vinaigrette and fennel marination. The dining at Mythos is absolutely worth a try!
Craving for some Mexican food? Head towards Loca which is a popular and laid back restaurant that serves amazing causal Mexican food situated in the industrial space and is the ideal place to catch up on latest sports events. Loca also opened its second location in Souk al Bahar shopping mall. Before ordering your food, make sure to try the guacamole served with soft white corn tortillas. You will also find corn husk tamales and roasted lamb wrapped in banana leaves and those are worth tasting dishes of Loca.
Served from a retro silver van which is parked near Kite Beach, SALT is an Instafamous food truck turned lifestyle on the restaurant. The fans call themselves Salters who are always waiting in the queues for their favourite single or double cheeseburger, chicken sandwiches served with Cheetos, Belgian shortbread cookies and milkshakes. This is the perfect stop to fill in your appetite during your strolls on the beach.
To witness and experience an utterly different ambiance, check out Tashas at Al Wasl mall. It has a bright environment with the imported interior of timber, brass and marble. The walls are beige in color and the rustic chic interior gives a welcoming vibe that certainly makes an impact on the families visiting in the afternoons. The menu is extensive and consists of simple dishes including scrambled eggs, mini beef burgers and pasta. The lobster Parmesan is heavenly and you cannot miss it! Don’t forget to try it their tasty salads of barley, kale and butternut squash.