20 Most Romantic, Date Night Worthy Restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is home to some of the most unique & romantic restaurants in Dubai, from underwater dining, to dining at the tallest building in the world, and so much more.

Planning to surprise your special someone with an exciting date night but don't know where to go? Don't worry, we are here to help!

We've rounded up 20 of Dubai's most romantic restaurants, ranging from ultra-luxurious locations to fun, adventurous spots. Pick your favorite and book your table now.

Ossiano

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Ossiano

If you want to absolutely swoop your special someone off their feet, Ossiano is the place to be. Located in the luxurious Atlantis the Palm, Ossiano offers an immersive dining experience in a dream-like underwater setting. At Ossiano, you can indulge in Chef Gregoire Berger's award-winning cuisine surrounded by Atlantis The Palm's famous aquarium.

Price for 2: AED 1200

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Sea fu Restaurant & Bar

Location: Jumeirah 2

Sea fu Restaurant & lounge

Sea fu, located at the Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah beach, is a beachside sanctuary with stunning views of the sparkling Arabian Gulf beyond.

The restaurant embraces its name by infusing Asian influence with modern techniques, creating an authentic yet cutting edge menu of creative seafood dishes served alongside Asian inspired crafted cocktails and a live DJ. Whether it is lunch, dinner or sundowners at golden hour, it’s an ideal spot for a special date night for you and your special someone where you can slow down and savour the moments that matter the most.

Price for 2: AED 695

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At.mosphere Restaurant

Location: Downtown

Atmosphere Restaurant

Take your special someone to the top of the world with a special date night at the top of the world's tallest building. Not only does At.mosphere boast absolutely stunning views of the city, but also serves delicious food in a stunning ambiance that will create an unforgettable date night.

Price for 2: AED 900

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Armani/Amal

Location: Downtown

Armani/Amal

If you wanna wow your date with delicious Indian food and an ambience that will have you thinking you are dining in an Indian palace, Armani/Amal should be your pick. Featuring terrace views of the Dubai fountain and Burj Khalifa from the top of the Armani hotel and classic Indian cuisine prepared in the most traditional way, Armani/Amal is sure to leave your special someone with a smiling face.

Price for 2: AED 600

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Thiptara

Location: Downtown

Thiptara

Surrounded by Burj Lake, Thiptara, which translates to ‘magic at the water’, presents an enchanting ambience and award-winning Far Eastern culinary marvels including Bangkok-style seafood amidst a romantic setting. Thiptara's stunning view of The Dubai Fountain & Burj Khalifa make it one of the best spots for a date night.

Price for 2: AED 520 per person

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Pai Thai

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

Pai thai

If you're looking for a unique dining experience in Dubai, Pai Thai at the Al Qasr Hotel is the spot for you. Accessible only by Abra ride from Madinat Jumeirah, the restaurant will awaken your senses with authentic Thai cuisine. The combination of breathtaking views and flavorful dishes will be sure to take your date night to the next level.

Price for 2: AED 440

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Splendido

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

Splendido

Splendido, located at The Ritz-Carlton JBR, brings a signature Italian service flavored by authentic dishes from Italy perfectly crafted for sharing. Enjoy a tailored cocktail while embarking on a journey of flavors, textures, and scents. Dine at Splendido and experience the succulent cuisine and great atmosphere in a social, chic and stylish ambiance, paired with a gorgeous view of the Arabian Gulf & Ain Dubai.

Price for 2: AED 370

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The Meat Co. Madinat Jumeirah

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

The Meat Co. Madinat Jumeirah

If you and your special someone are meat lovers, The Meat Co. is the ideal date night spot for you.

Leveraging off its African heritage, The Meat Co's innovative design and striking decor reflects an eclectic combination of colour, texture and bespoke elements. In addition to this, the iconic location of the restaurant with a view of the Burj Al Arab creates a sense of theatre for diners. It is the meticulous procurement of the best steaks from around the globe and the unique ageing process, combined with the eclectic atmosphere and warm hospitality that maintains The Meat Co's loyal following.

Price for 2: AED 570

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The Lobby Lounge

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

The Lobby Lounge

Glamorous throughout the day, the Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai is the perfect spot to treat your special someone to delectable artisan pastry and cakes. Well-known for its classic afternoon tea, the grand venue offers irresistible cakes, fine pastries, freshly baked scones and an authentic tea experience from around the world.

Price for 2: AED 280

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Hakkasan

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Hakkasan

If you're looking for a date-night spot that will blow your date away with outstanding food, Hakkasan's is the right choice for you. Hakkasan’s award-winning cuisine blends authentic Cantonese recipes with contemporary influences. Combined with a unique wine philosophy, innovative cocktail creations and iconic design, Hakkasan offers a truly immersive experience.

Price for 2: AED 600

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Pierchic

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

Pierchic

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. Feast on some of the finest a la carte seafood in Dubai, while dining in an intimate setting for the perfect date night.

Price for 2: AED 1200

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Wavehouse

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Wavehouse

Not a fan of cliche romantic dates? Head to Wavehouse for a fun, exciting experience! A first of its kind in the region, there is nowhere else in the city to experience live music, gaming, bowling, great food and drinks and a state-of-the-art wave machine, all under one roof.

Price for 2: AED 350

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Kitchen6

Location: Business Bay

Kitchen6

Journey across the world on your next date night with Kitchen6's international buffet. Kitchen6 is an all-day dining restaurant featuring international buffets, Asian woks, Middle Eastern grills, European breads and Indian tandoors glowing through glass walls. The open kitchen invites watching chefs at work creating gastronomic delights.

Price for 2: AED 375

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PLAY Restaurant & Lounge

Location: Trade Center

PLAY Restaurant & Lounge

One of Dubai's cult favorite restaurants, PLAY, is a chic restaurant located at The H Hotel, serving killer views of the city. PLAY has quickly made a name for itself with its delicious East meets West cuisine that will leave you wanting more.

Price for 2: AED 670

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Armani/Ristorante

Location: Downtown

Armani/Ristorante

There is nothing quite like dining in a stunning Armani restaurant and feasting on some of the most delicious and authentic Italian food. Armani/Ristorante has an elegant and contemporary ambiance with a large backlit wall  that encircles the diners, who are seated at blush pink tables with cozy deep seating. The menu is authentic Italian and the chefs use traditional cooking techniques to take full advantage of the quality ingredients.

Price for 2: AED 900

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Social by Heinz Beck

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Social by heinz beck

Treat your special someone to a Michelin-starred dinner at Social by Heinz Beck by world-renowned, 3-star Michelin Chef Heinz Beck. Featuring inviting design elements and offering innovative contemporary Italian cuisine, Social by Heinz Beck offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere with magnificent views of Dubai, making this an ideal setting for every day dining and special celebratory meals.

Price for 2: AED 680


Folly by Nick & Scott

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

Folly by Nick & Scott

With stunning views of Burj Al Arab & a sophisticated setting, Folly by Nick & Scott is one of the best date night spots in Dubai. The food at folly is driven by Nick and Scott’s experience and creativity, with a strong focus on flavour and a commitment to sourcing high-quality produce. Contemporary, ingredient-led dishes are executed with skill and finesse and guests are encouraged to create their own tasting menu for a truly personal dining experience. Whether you visit the restaurants for a craft cocktail and a bite to eat, a leisurely meal or an exclusive private dining experience, you will be whole-heartedly welcomed at Folly.

Price for 2: AED 360

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Ibn Al Bahr

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Ibn Al Bahr

Dreaming of a laid-back, beachside date-night? Ibn AlBahr is the perfect mini gateway that is just a short drive away from the city - a place where you come to meet your loved ones while enjoying non-pretentious good quality fresh seafood. The welcoming and warm atmosphere allows you to immediately disconnect from everything else, which makes Ibn Al Bahr the perfect spot for a relaxed and laid-back meal.

Price for 2: AED 295

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Summersalt

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

Summersalt

Experience an eclectic Japanese fusion pop-up concept created at the hands of the Japanese/Argentinian Chef Cristian Goya at Summersalt, Jumeirah Al Naseem. A new dining experience for lunch and dinner fuses the artful craft of Japanese cooking with the flavours of South America, alongside a selection of new Japanese inspired drinks, all served on the shores of Madinat Jumeirah’s private beach, with views of the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

Price for 2: AED 485

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