Dubai is the home to the world’s tallest building, and the world’s tallest hotel, so it’s not a surprise that it also offers the world’s best dining experiences. From private beaches to island views, some restaurants will make your visits worth every dirham. Indeed, we’re spoiled for choices in this lavish emirate, which makes picking a spot to eat a luxurious problem.
However, fear not, if you’re looking for the perfect backdrop while eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner, here are the perfect Dubai restaurants with a waterfront or beach view…
Alici, Bluewaters Island
Nestled in the Bluewaters Island, Alici – Italian for “anchovies” – is a southern Italian eatery devoted to celebrating the fruits of the sea. Alici serves the finest fish and seafood with an Italian twist, in convivial and casual chic surroundings in Dubai. The restaurant joins the sustainable seafood movement by exclusively serving seafood from sources that can maintain production without jeopardizing the health of the water ecosystems.
Nikki Beach, Pearl Jumeira
This urban oasis is the perfect daytime hot spot for sunbathing and late lunches. The cuisine features tastes and spices representative of all the countries Nikki Beach is located in, including delicious salads, creative sushi rolls, and original seafood entrées.
Luchador, Aloft Palm Jumeirah, East Crescent
Luchador serves authentic Mexican food with a modern touch using key ingredients all imported from Mexico. Make sure to try the specially crafted recipe that is inspired by the color paths deriving from the contemporary Mexican scene, and offers a modern twist on the traditional recipes.
Masti, La Mer South
Masti, which translates to “fun and mischief,” infuses the modern with tradition and color with flavor, creating an expression of “New India.” Dynamic and daring, the restaurant turns gastronomy on its head, offering a stunning array of inspired plates that take cues and influence from a variety of global flavors from the mind of legendary and award-winning chef Hari Nayak.
Bombay Bungalow, The Beach Mall, Jumeriah Beach Residence
The laid-back, beachside Bombay Bungalow adds a creative touch to traditional Indian cuisine by fusing classic recipes with universally recognized ingredients. Reminiscent of Mumbai’s historic bungalows, the nostalgic decor creates a “home away from home” feeling that is brought to life through Indian-inspired architecture, art, and accessories.
Readers are in luck as Vogue Arabia has partnered with Mastercard for Vogue Fashion Dines Out (VFDO), a four-day fine-dining experience from October 23 to 26, where you can enjoy discounts as well as unique, and priceless, experiences at all of the above restaurants.
Join us for a priceless experience and enjoy special offers on the VFDO menus when you pay with your Mastercard at participating restaurants.