The Hit List: New and Trending Restaurants in Dubai Right Now

Another day, another place to go out. Lots of new restaurants have been opening in Dubai recently. From the recently opened, and ultra trending, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro, 7 Elephants and Folly by Nick and Scott, to established Dubai dining heavyweights like Novikov, here are latest trending restaurants in Dubai right now.

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Le Cirque Dubai Le Cirque

Recently Opened, Le Cirque is the hottest, and latest, fine-dining restaurant to open in the Ritz-Carlton DIFC. A legend in New York's restaurant world, earned over the last 25 years, Le Cirque is a circus themed 'French with an Italian twist' restaurant that has since expanded considerably around the globe.

Expect this place to be busy busy for the foreseeable future and when you go watch out for the clowns....

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Folly by Nick and Scott Dubai Folly by Nick and Scott

Positioned over multiple floors with stunning views, Folly is the new restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah, serving modern British cusine with a host of global influences.

The food is centered around a 24 dish tasting menu featuring things like radishes with sesame seeds and soy, Omani shrimp, marjoram and lime gremolata and barbecued pigeon with tarragon succotash. It's a really interesting menu in a tremendous location.

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Novikov Dubai


Dubai outpost of Russsian restauranteur Arkady Novikov's mega sucess story in London, Novikov is an Asian seafood restaurant and lounge with a focus on fresh seafood, luxury decor and good times.

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7 Elephants Dubai 7 Elephants

New to DIFC, 7 Elephants has hit Dubai with a bang. This brand new open air restaurant and lounge features jungle inspired interiors and an eclectic menu with dishes from all reaches of the world, including Italy, Mexico, Spain, India, Bali, Britain, and the Middle East.

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Il Faro Dubai Il Faro

Perched on the edge of the water, a stones throw from the entrance to the Palm, Il Faro can claim to be the only restaurant in Dubai in a lighthouse. Located on prime real estate, with unique views of Burj al Arab, the menu features dishes from throughout Italy.

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Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Newly opened and already extremely popular, Il Borro is regularly fully booked. Serving modern Tuscan cuisine, using incredibly high quality ingredients from the farm of the Ferragamo family, Il Farro is a laid back and exqusite dining experience.

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Ruya Dubai Ruya

Ruya continues to be the buzzing restaurant in Marina. Located in an amazing dining room and terrace in Grovesnor House, Ruya serves fine dining takes on Turkish cuisine. It's all a little bit special - if you haven't been yet you really should.

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24 Karat Dubai 24 Karat

On the plate, the wow factor is cranked up to 11 at this new fine dining Italian restaurant in the Marriott Al Jaddaf in Oud Metha.

The product of the singular mind of Chef Glady, formally of the much loved Per Te, the menu obviously leans heavily on gold for its theme but it won't break the bank.

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The Address Dubai The Restaurant at Address

Arguably the most high concept of all the concept restaurants in the city, The Restaurant at Address is modelled on a luxury apartment, meaning depending on where you sit you might be in a executive library or an elegant dressing room. The food is global bistro style.

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