Eid Al Adha is here, and as is tradition, this means large gatherings with friends and family over food. If you are one of Dubai's many foodies, you will most likely use the holiday as an opportunity to try some of the city's hottest restaurants.
In order to make your search easier, we've put together a definitive list of all the restaurants you need to try this Eid in Dubai.
Read on to learn more.
Aji is a Japanese Peruvian fusion restaurant, serving a hybrid cuisine spanning from South American to Japanese. With a beautifully styled interior decked in lavish fabrics adorned with birds and flowers, the restaurant is truly a site to behold. The restaurant provides its guests with the option of sitting indoors in the dining room or outdoors on their large terrace that overlooks the iconic Palm Jumeirah. The food is high end dining with expertly created dishes cooked and styled to exacting standards.
Rugged and full of character, Ramusake offers Japanese fare with a contemporary feel. With its trendy vibe and quirky style, you can dine at this upscale eatery and eat to be seen. Located in the heart of Dubai’s JBR, this joint is on trend with its dim lights and graffiti covered walls. Unpretentious, yet with some serious foodie offerings, you will have your culinary mind blown.
Spirit connoisseurs and foodies alike are invited to come and experience the remarkable birth of the venue, coupled with an incredible new menu for excellent value featuring tasty Chinese and Japanese street food including an exciting variety of dim sums, delicious wok dishes, and a special duck recipe specifically created for the restaurant.
With its location on the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa, At.mosphere is the world's highest bar and restaurant. Guests can relish in the panoramic views of Dubai while enjoying high end luxury International cuisine. The perfect spot for important dinners and celebrations.
Bringing old southern, Louisiana-style hospitality to Dubai, Nola hops on a weekday night with the after-work drinks crowd. With live jazz bands and a subtle decadence, the atmosphere is convivial and energized. Beverages and food concepts are inspired by South America, setting the temperature at somewhere between hot and fun.
Ting Irie is a cozy Jamaican restaurant in downtown Dubai. The vibe is upbeat, with Caribbean tunes played throughout the day and into the evening. The food is home style with favorites such as jerk chicken and Jamaican cocktails. The décor is bright and kitsch, with an upmarket wooden shack style. This is an excellent restaurant if you are looking for a chilled out meal with a beach vibe.
Mythos Kouzina & Grill has whitewashed walls with contemporary interior designer touches, this modern Greek Taverna is located in the heart of Dubai’s JLT district, you will be treated to all the favourites made with handpicked, select ingredients. There is something for everyone on the menu, which is filled with meat, seafood and vegetarian options.
The eye-catching design of Catch restaurant at the Fairmont Dubai adds to the dining experience. Bare stonewalls and rustic nautical decorations set the scene for a fun time. Large circular seating for large groups is available, as well as smaller tables for more private dining. The menu is an eclectic seafood fare with dishes from around the world, including American surf & turf and a selection of Mediterranean options.
Tucked away in the Dubai Marina on the edge of Dubai's sprawling coastline, The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill is a seaside brasserie with an amazing retro-vintage dining room that serves an outstanding selection of seafood dishes from around the word.
Royal Thai cuisine is the order of the day at Thiptara at The Address Downtown. This is a sophisticated Asian eatery, with a focus on seafood cooked in the Bangkok style. The restaurant has a contemporary Thai feeling, with soft lighting, impressive wooden beams and surrounding views over the Burj Khalifa fountains. Thiptara is a classic and upmarket Thai restaurant in downtown Dubai.
Il Borro is a high class Tuscan Bistro. The restaurant has a simple crisp design with cream walls and bright décor, drawing the focus to the classic menu. The cuisine is authentic and the dishes are made with ingredients imported from the region. Located in the heart of Dubai this is a stunning Italian eatery, with a large wooden terrace overlooking the water perfect for the cooler months.
Matto has a rustic and homely feel, with a lacquered concrete floors and wooden chairs. Far from your traditional Italian restaurant, this is a seriously cool and modern restaurant. Based in central Dubai at the Oberoi hotel, the menu may feature unusual ingredients, however, the dishes are still classic and fresh. There is something for the curious and the less so with a selection of the usual favourites and then some more creative culinary options.
Hakkasan is one of the most widely acclaimed Chinese restaurants around the world. With its modern interpretation of classic Cantonese cuisine, you can guarantee a taste of old and new. Perfect for those wanting to add a little luxury in their lives.
Located at Grosvenor House in the Dubai Marina, Ruya is known for serving up Anatolian dishes that captures the heart of traditional and modern Turkey. With a bar & lounge, alongside the restaurant, the look is contemporary and progressive. Dishes are artistically presented with care and flair, taking you on a culinary journey that encapsulates the vibrant and varied tastes from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.