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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, Hotel Cartagena and Little Miss India, to established Dubai dining heavyweights like The Meat Co., here are latest trending restaurants in Dubai right now.

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The perfect stop for all kinds of entertainment, Wavehouse is the newest addition to Atlantis, The Palm's dining scene. With a Bowling Alley, Wave Rider, Kids Playing area, Restaurant & Bar, Wavehouse is THE spot to hit for your next family or friends outing.

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The Loft, Dubai Opera

The Loft

The Loft has opened at Dubai Opera replacing the now closed Sean Connolly. With a beautiful rooftop location and stunning views of Burj Khalifa paired with an array of European Dining Experiences, The Loft promises to deliver a unique gastronomical adventure. They also hold Dubai's biggest caviar brunch, The Lofty Caviar Brunch every Friday.

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Step into an aunthentic Italian Paradise with Armani Hotel's exquisite Armani/Ristorante. Located in the lobby of the hotel, Armani/Ristorante houses an elegant contemporary ambiance and traditional Italian delicacies curated exclusively by renowned chefs using classic cooking techniques and high-quality ingrediants.

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BB Social Dining


BB Social Dining in DIFC is one of the most trending spots in town; spread out over 3 floors, each offering a unique dining experience for you to choose from.

Enjoy an Eastern-influenced menu that's all about sharing, packed with mouth-watering Baos, Bites, Bowls and BBQ with an all inclusive approach with multiple vegan, vegetarian and meat options. Tingle your senses with BB Social Dining's expansive options and social vibe

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Bringing an after-hours vibe to Dubai’s hipster scene, Distillery is a new gastropub and late-night bar. A community hangout to come to after work or for a meal & pint with friends on the weekend.

The menu here consists of a range of small plates with delicacies like tartare and ceviche, sandwiches and generous mains with meat being he highlight of the show. Distillery is the perfect spot if you're looking for a laid-back vibe.

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Known for it's buzzing modern Mexican & Latin American vibe, Zoco is an urban, soulful eatery and cocktail bar serving classic dishes with a twist curated by Chef Manuel Sanchez alongside an eclectic selection of drinks.

With exciting live music, great food & vibrant setting, Zoco has become a crowd favourite for amazing night outs.

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Taikun Restaurant & Lounge features the vivid flavors of East Asian cuisine in an atmosphere that marries the tranquility of Asia with the vibrant energy of Downtown Dubai.

With a casual restaurant & lounge and an expansive garden & terrace overlooking the city, it is a perfect hub for laid back get-togethers and social gatherings

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Traders Vic's


One of America's first fusion restaurant concepts, Trader Vic's has been known for decades for it's tropical vibes & island-style cuisine alongside the exquisite cocktails curated by The Trader himself.

If you're looking for a great hangout spot with exciting and fun events, live music & delicious food, Trader Vic's is the place to be!

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Entrecote is home to a unique-dining experience all the way from Geneva that revolves around a single menu formula that gained immediate worldwide success.

Entrecote offers Faux Fillet Steaks paired with secret sauce, Cafe De Paris, the recipe to which is still secure with the original creator, Rue Mont Blanc. The sauce is so exclusive that it is flown all the way from Geneva to serve diners in Dubai! An experience not to be missed, Entrecote should be high on your food bucket-list

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Lead by the famous Chef Izu, Carine is a gorgeous location se tin the Emirates Golf Club that offers a mouth-watering selection of French Mediterranean inspired dishes and unique cocktails. It's especially popular for its delectable dessert menu, with many hailing Carine's Tiramisu as one of the best in town.

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Walnut Grove


This popular South-African Cafe now has two locations in Dubai - City Walk & The Dubai mall and is well worth the visit. An exciting and interactive family-oriented concept, Walnut Grove is popular for its extensive menu and world-famous cakes & desserts.

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Overlooking gorgeous views of the ocean, Seafu Restaurant & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel is an unpretentious and utterly gorgeous spot that has become a crownd favourite. Seafu serves sophisticated & delicious seafood that will tantalise your tastebuds. With various dining experiences including a beautiful terrace, gorgeous interiors and a fire pit, Seafu's ultra-relaxed and chic atmosphere has something for everyone.

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Skorpeus is Dubai's latest unique dining destination that waks the line between a nightclub, lounge and live music venue. With its exquisite food, drinks & shows, Skorpeus hits all the right spots if you are looking for an adventurous night out

A handsome drinking den that pairs a playful cocktail list with low-lit, luxurious interiors and a sensorial explosion.

Skorpeus is a destination full of surprises, providing guests with next level service and some of the best sound, lighting and visuals in the UAE.

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Miss Tess


An Asian-street food restaurant inspired by the story of an Asian woman who grew up on the streets of her continent, Miss Tess at The Taj, Business Bay delights its diners with a very elaborate experience complete with an exciting backstory, eclectic performances and brilliant Asian Street Food.

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A recent addition to Bluewaters, Alici is an authentic interpretation of South Italy’s finest seafood restaurants. Inspired by the magic of South of Italy and Amalfi Coast, Alici serves the finest fish and seafood with an Italian twist, in convivial and casual chic surroundings in Dubai.

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Doors Freestyle Grill


Opened just a few months ago at Al Seef, Doors has taken the city by storm with its delicious and dramatic dishes from the grill. Popular for it's six dining zones and world-class meat from the finest butchers in the world, Doors has become the ultimate destination for meat-lovers.

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Tresind Studio

Tresind Studio

The latest addition to the excellent Tresind collection, Tresind Studio offers the same standard of eclectic and delightful dining as it's namesakes. With an interactive menu full of unique gastronomical offerings, Tresind Studio does not fall in short on taking its diners through an amazing culinary journey. You will find Tresind Studio nestled within its parent restaurant - Tresnd at Nassima Royal Hotel.s

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La Petite Maison


Yet another gem in DIFC, La Petite Maison is a European dream. Often claimed as one of the best French restaurants in town, La Petite Maison is another one of Chef Izu's magical ventures that offers outstanding French food in an elegant & chic decor.

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Located at Fairmont, the Palm, Frevo is a Brazilian spot that's most popular for its full churrascaria experience - an interactive and immersive night full of fun staff, live performances and delectable food that's all about the meat.

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Ketch up


Serving up brilliant Gourmet Burgers at Bluewaters, Ketch up is a delicious new spot by Russian Chef Alexander Belkovich with his special touch from Moscow. With freshly home-made buns and juicky patties, Ketch up has become one of the most popular burger joints in town.

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Soho Garden


Soho Garden is a cosmopolitan enclave at the edge of the city that combines the creativity of an urban scene with the elegance of a secret garden. With four stylish bars it offers a uniquely diverse mix of dining, pool lounging and nightlife experiences.

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Little Miss India

Little Miss India Dubai

The character led, gastronomic destination at Fairmont The Palm is Little Miss India and central to the story is the eclectic and extravagant 'Mistress' of the mansion Little Miss India herself, otherwise known as the fictional character Mohini Singh, who takes diners on a unique journey through her worldly travels, amazing achievements and an eccentric menu in her very own home. This quirky concept fuses a vibrant and colonial restaurant, lounge bar to tell a personal story, allowing guests to explore the incredible quality, history and diversity of Indian cuisine.

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Hotel Cartagena

Hotel Cartagena Dubai

Hotel Cartagena unfolds the tale told by its protagonist, Mrs Buendia. This eclectic bohemian paradise is a shrine to all those who have lived, loved and dined within its four walls and provides every guest with the promise of a reprise from the chaos of the world we live in today. So sit back. Meet, eat, drink, entertain and relax as we serve you Latin America, without borders.

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Seagrill Bistro

Seagrill Bistro Dubai

Celebrate the best of the ocean’s rich bounty at Seagrill Bistro, where expansive views of the Dubai Marina skyline add a romantic touch, and complement a generous menu of seafood platters, market-fresh fish and tender grill favourites. The Seagrill Bistro Brunch, also known as the ‘chicest brunch in Dubai’, is available every Friday, located next to the beach with gorgeous views, and offers a selection of Mediterranean and European-inspired signature dishes, with plentiful beverages within a lively yet laid back atmosphere.

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Hakkasan brings its award-winning cuisine to the majestic Atlantis The Palm.

Enjoy an entirely unique menu featuring signature dishes served in the traditional sharing Hakkasan approach as well as a selection of dishes exclusive to Dubai.

Hakkasan offers signature menus and a la carte options alongside an award-winning wine list and signature cocktails. The restaurant will open daily for dinner from 6pm onwards. The bar will be open daily from 5pm to 1am.

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Carnival by Tresind


Catering to the myriad of cultures that flaunt the bustling corporate hub of DIFC, Carnival by Tresind is a celebration of Indian food, where Indian food comes of age to shed its erstwhile glamorous modern avatar and take leaps ahead to enter the post modern era. Dining at Carnival is a gastronomic fiesta that pushes the boundaries of fine dining to transcend into a nostalgic culinary experience which revokes childhood memories and takes you back to your days of yore.

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The Meat Co. Madinat Jumeirah

The Meat Co

The Meat Co., located at the Souk Madinat Jumeriah in Umm Suqeim, is one of the most well known fine-dining steak houses in Dubai, offering a global selection of premium cuts of meats and South African-inspired dishes. The venue features a sprawling outdoor terrace with a panoramic view of the Burj Al Arab and the waterways, while inside the vibe is dark, bustling and masculine.

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Sophisticated, trendy, high-energy. We serve the highest quality USDA prime beef, tastiest hand crafted cocktails, and top the line service. We make sure you eat, drink, and party!

Book your table at STK JBR

La Serre

La Serre Dubai

La Serre is a two storey French bistro in the centre of downtown Dubai. Encased in glass the first floor is a boulangerie serving freshly baked bread daily and a breakfast menu. While the second floor is an elegant French bistro, the menu is inspired by the Mediterranean. There is the option of dining at the chef’s table so you can gain a first hand introduction to the menu and food of the region.

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Ramusake Dubai

A continual favourite of everybody in Dubai, and tucked away at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jumeirah Beach Residence is one of Dubai's most unique Japanese restaurants - Ramusake. With a focus on providing guests with a modern Izakaya dining experience, the restaurant not only looks stunning but is sure to impress those with even the most discerning palettes.

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Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai

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 Borro is a laid back and exqusite dining experience.

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Stars N Bars


This American Sports Bar is ongoing entertainment for all, with live sports coverage, live music, DJs, a lounge and more. Expect the best American style cuisine, happy hour deals and the most unique mixed drinks made by our professional bar team.

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Somewhere Restaurant


Book your table at Somewhere Restaurant


Ruya Dubai

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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Bombay Bungalow

Bombay Bungalow

A progressive transition that reflects the traditional Indian cuisine in a more modern and casual setting. Bombay Bungalow will be your new neighborhood retreat to experience the lighter, fresher flavours of India keeping the classics that you have come to love.

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Pierchic Dubai

Perched at the end of the Qasr Hotel's pier in Madinat Jumeirah is Pierchic, a high end Mediterranean and seafood restaurant. With stunning views of the Burj Al Arab, your over the water dining experience will be taken to new heights. Guests will be able to feast on some of the finest a la carte seafood in Dubai, while dining in an intimate setting.

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Tribeca Dubai

Tribeca takes its inspiration from the trendy New York district of the same name. The lounge vibe, edgy art and cool DJ beats make this restaurant and bar a great place to grab a cocktail. The menu is Mediterranean cuisine with an American edge, serving delicious sliders. Located at the Ocean View Hotel it is just across the road from the stunning JBR strip on the coast of Dubai.

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