Best restaurants in Dubai hotels
Where to go for a dream lunch or dinner
Admire the view of Burj Khalifa from the M-shaped arch of the Mercury Lounge at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach; savour Dario Cecchini’s cuisine on the 74th floor of the SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences; enjoy the experience of an unforgettable dinner in the sophisticated ambience of the Armani Hotel Dubai or dine at the Niko Romito restaurant of the Bvlgari Resort Dubai to indulge in the elegance and vivacity of Made in Italy cuisine. The dining experiences that you can enjoy in this dream destination reflect its beauty in every way to make you live memorable experiences.
Suspended 200 metres above the Arabian Gulf on the 27th floor of the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel, the award winning Al Muntaha features unparalleled views of the Jumeirah coastline. Here you can enjoy the finest of French and Italian cuisine in a sophisticated and elegant ambience, thanks to the acclaimed chef Saverio Sbaragli. The chef shows his expertise in each of his dishes, adding uniqueness and making every dish on the menu something truly special. Thanks to the excellent choice of the menu and the attentive service, this restaurant has been awarded 1 Michelin star. The perfect place to enjoy a refined and sophisticated dining experience with dishes varying from roasted Poulette de Bresse, Australian Angus, Bluefin Tuna Tataki (27th floor, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah St - ph. +971 44323232).
Bold flavours and an elegant ambience at the Michelin starred Armani/Ristorante. The true essence of Italy becomes evident in the passion for the finest ingredients, the exquisite combinations of flavours and the innovative food presentation, all combined together in an exclusive ambience to delight the palates of fine dining enthusiasts. The Italian restaurant of the Armani Hotel Dubai is the perfect place for a signature dining experience that stimulates all the senses. The newly presented menu has been created to allow guests to enjoy a culinary experience where excellent Italian cuisine is combined with a unique and personalised service. An unforgettable journey which starts with Hokkaido scallops followed by Rice and King Prawns, Blue Lobster, Wagyu Cutlets and many more dishes which will delight and captivate you (Lobby Floor Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown - ph. +971 48883666).
Mercury Lounge on the sixth floor of the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is the perfect place to enjoy the splendour of Dubai by night. On one side, it is adorned and painted with Sicilian colours. And on the other side, the M-shaped arch of the Mercury lounge frames the Burj Khalifa and the skyline, creating a sparkling image of the city. The atmosphere is really different at the Mercury, and – besides the most popular Italian and revisited traditional dishes – there is room for daily DJ music and special evenings for the most glamorous ladies of the city. Thanks to the perfect organisation of the evening, the friendly staff members know well how to make guests feel like celebrities, and perhaps it is for this reason that the venue is renowned for attracting VIPs from all over the world (Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2 - ph. +971 42707804).
IL RISTORANTE - NIKO ROMITO
Under Chef Niko Romito and resident Chef Giacomo Amicucci, Il Ristorante - Niko Romito has recently been awarded two Michelin stars and with its sophisticated design, it respects Italian tradition. Every detail has been chosen carefully to guarantee diners a perfect dining experience. Niko Romito is the Chef who is in charge of curating the menus for Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts. He has developed a real contemporary cuisine identity with a focus on traditional recipes revisited in a modern and minimalistic way, expressing the culture, refinement and creativity of Made in Italy cuisine (Bvlgari Resort, Jumeira Bay Island, Jumeira 2 - ph. +971 47775555).
CARNA BY DARIO CECCHINI
Situated on the 74th floor of the SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, the Carna of Dario Cecchini exceeds expectations by focusing on cooking and showcasing the art of culinary techniques with the new Chef’s Experience of Claudio Cardoso, who not only delights diners but also respects the environment. The new 16-course tasting menu specially focuses on meat dishes and the use of local products from the United Arab Emirates, including Emirati honey and fresh vegetables from the vegetable garden. The diners are giving the opportunity to discover and fall in love with Tuscany when in Dubai (SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Level 74, Marasi Drive, Business Bay - ph. +971 46070737).
The renowned restaurant of the Jumeirah Al Naseem is best at combining Peruvian and Japanese Nikkei cuisine. At the helm of Kayto, there is chef Cristian Goya, which from an early age was heavily influenced by his two different cultural origins, allowing him to create a unique and experimental style of cuisine. Sophisticated and effortlessly, Kayto promises a mouth-watering menu. For the hors d’ oeuvres you can try salmon Tataki, the classic sea bass Ceviche and rock shrimp tempura (rooftop of The Palmery Jumeirah Al Naseem - ph. +971 44323232).
STAY BY YANNICK ALLÉNO
Treat yourself to a fine-dining evening at the STAY, an epicurean experience with menus specially curated by Master Yannick Alléno and prepared by Chef de Cuisine Renaud Dutel at the One&Only The Palm. Awarded the prestigious two stars of the Dubai Michelin Guide, this restaurant offers typical French cuisine with extremely high standards. The sophisticated and precise dishes are perfectly calibrated and rich in flavour; beautifully created and expertly crafted with a careful and intriguing range of textures, flavours and temperatures (One&Only The Palm, West Crescent Palm, Jumeirah - ph. +971 44401030).
Situated on the 51st floor of the St Regis hotel, Sushisamba features a new multi-dimensional dining experience. It effortlessly blends Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cultures and cuisines with music, art and design, creating a magical evening high above Dubai. At the heart of the culinary experience is the theatre-style open kitchen that showcases the cooking styles and techniques used by Chef Moon Kyung Soo. The majority of the restaurant’s seafood comes from Japan and is showcased in an incredible colourful display cabinet. The atmosphere is electrifying and offers 360-degree views of the city’s skyline (St. Regis Hotel, 51st Floor, Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah - ph. +971 42784888).
Within this most luxurious city, there is a corner of paradise. We are talking about the Bella restaurant on the top floor of the Grand Millennium Hotel Business Bay, one of the most sought-after places to enjoy the enticing creations of Executive Chef Alessandro Miceli, with a view that will take your breath away. Here the sophistication and refined taste of the Made-in-Italy quality reign supreme. Beautifully presented dishes where the authenticity and the renowned tradition of Italian cuisine blend in perfectly with the creative imagination of a skilled chef. The perfect ingredients for an unforgettable evening in the majestic Dubai (rooftop - 20th floor, Grand Millennium Hotel, Marasi Drive Street, Business Bay - ph. +971 48733377).