Restaurants in United Arab Emirates

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It's all about views and tapas at this chic overwater lounge, which sits elegantly at the end of a jetty at the One&Only The Palm hotel. 101 can be... Read More

Tucked within Bab al Sham's resort and overlooking the desert dunes, this open-air restaurant gives guests the opportunity to choose from several live... Read More

Located inside the Al Qasr Hotel in the Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Al Hambra serves traditional Spanish fare, including tapas. The dining room reflects a... Read More

The restaurant serves Lebanese cooking—and the best hummus in Dubai. During the colder (read: still insanely hot) months, it is possible to dine... Read More

This Lebanese restaurant has outdoor tables overlooking a waterfront resort. Read More

Al Reef Bakery is best known for its sausage and cheese manakish (an Arabic flatbread topped with spices, cheese, or ground meat), as well as its... Read More

On a docked boat in the Dubai Marina floats Aprons & Hammers, a kitschy seafood restaurant that serves up buckets of freshly caught crab, mussels,... Read More

Head to Baker & Spice—there are locations in both the Marina and Downtown Dubai—to enjoy a breakfast of Shakshuka Matbukh'a, eggs baked in spicy... Read More

Bastakiah Nights presents diners with an immersive, traditional Arabic dining experience. Housed inside a renovated mansion, the restaurant has indoor... Read More

An offshoot of the Bikanervala company, which manufactures sweets, the Bikanervala restaurant is a family dining concept, where customers can find... Read More

This classic Middle Eastern restaurant is located in Bur Dubai, one of the older parts of the city. Read More

This first-come, first-served run down fish shack on Jumeirah Beach claims the title of original Dubai hole-in-the-wall. From the messy fried-fish curry... Read More

Dubains, as we've noted before, love a good culinary import. The latest hot-spot to hit the scene is New York City's trendy restaurant-meets-lounge... Read More

Certo at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Media City serves updated takes on traditional Italian fare. The menu includes everything from classic wood... Read More

Located on Jumeirah Beach Road, Chalet serves international cuisine, primarily focusing on Indian and Middle Eastern fare. The restaurant resembles a... Read More

Owned by Siti Fatimah Osman, a transplant from Singapore, City Moon Café is a gathering spot for the Singaporean population in Dubai. The small,... Read More

Consider Comptoir 102 the city's own little slice of gluten-free, vegan, macrobiotic Parisian chic. Owned by Alexandra de Montaudouin and Emma Sawko,... Read More

Situated in the Four Season's Restaurant Pavilion, Coya is a sexy, dimly-lit Peruvian restaurant with a deliberate air of exclusivity. An offshoot of... Read More

The team behind Brownbook magazine dreamt up Creekside, which is one part cultural space and one part cafe. Located in a relatively semi-secret location... Read More

Devised by Lebanese entrepreneur and socialite Mireille Hayek, Em Sherif is a luxury Levant restaurant in the Address Downtown Dubai Hotel. Designed to... Read More

This pescatarian-approved seafood spot serves up fresh fish with a Lebanese twist, which means dishes of fresh hammour, sides of kibbeh and hummus, and... Read More

Tucked below the chaos of Dubai's Souk Madinat Jumeirah is the French Mediterranean-inspired Frioul Bistro de Luxe. The restaurant's cream tones,... Read More

By far the most popular gathering spot in the terminal, the Irish Village Pub, with its wood-paneled walls, high bar, moody lighting, and Guinness... Read More

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