The Most Fancy Restaurants In Dubai, UAE

fancy restaurants in dubai
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Dubai is a lovely city known for its skyscrapers, luxurious shopping centers, vibrant nightlife, and futuristic architecture. It also has a lot of businesses up and running, making it a spot for business travelers. It is one of the largest and most popular cities located in the United Arab Emirates. It is a beautiful city with lots of things to see and uncover. Dining in Dubai means exploring the most diverse, vibrant, and delicious destinations on earth. Because there are a lot of restaurants in Dubai, this article explores some of the fancy ones to help you choose the one that matches your preferences. Read on to learn about the best fancy restaurants in Dubai, UAE.

1. Asado

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Asado, found inside the Palace Hotel, is located in Downtown Dubai. It is known for its Argentinean style of cooking and features a quaint and charming feel of a South American country farmhouse. It boasts a classic interior and a well trained professional staff. The dining space comprises a well-spread arrangement of seats and tables and also a terrace space that provides a cozy atmosphere for enjoying a meal. The highlight of the restaurant is the Parrilla, a grill surrounded by a glass case and is used to prepare the goat. The goat is the specialty of this restaurant as it comes cooked on the bone, tender and with a slightly smoked taste.


Address: Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, 9770-Dubai-United Arab Emirates

Website: Asado

Opening hours: 6.00pm - 11.30pm (daily)

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2. Ballarò Dubai

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Enjoy a wide selection of authentic Asian, European and Arabic cuisines, soft drinks included in this beautiful restaurant. It serves international cuisines during the day and Italian specials in the evening in a beautiful bar spread. You can enjoy either the live cooking or the antisipato station as you wait for your meals. The team here is very warm, experienced and very respectable. You will have both indoor and outdoor space for dining. The outdoor space features a terrace overlooking a tranquil pool and is complete with water features and a leafy landscape.

Ballarò Dubai

Address: Conrad Hotel Sheikh Zayed Rd,

Website: Ballarò Dubai

Opening hours: 6.00am - 11am; 12:30pm - 3.00pm; 6:30pm - 10:45pm (daily)

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3. The Market Place

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Enjoy a wide variety of tastes and aromas from some of the most distinguished international cuisines at The Market Place. Culinary delights from Asia, the Middle East, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are served with the menu, boasting a wide variety of dishes for all to enjoy at any time of the day. The restaurant’s atmosphere features open kitchens with your pasta, chicken, and curries complementing the extensive buffet selection that includes sushi, oysters, and flame-grilled mini steaks.

The Market Place

Address: Lobby Lvel, Marrott Hotel Al Jaddaf-Dubai -United Arab Emirates

Website: The Market Place

Opening hours: 6.30am - 3.00pm; 6.30pm - 11pm (daily)

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4. Armani/Ristorante

Get to taste traditional Italian cuisine and modern classic dishes brought to life by accomplished chefs using authentic flavors in a stylish atmosphere. Armani offers a secluded space for private gatherings of either couples or large groups. Dining here is absolutely memorable for guests of all ages. Be sure to have a wonderful time.


Address: Armani Hotel | Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Armani/Ristorante

Opening hours: Sun - Sat: 7:00pm - 11:30 pm

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Dubai Tour Guide


Azira Oussama

Hello, I am Oussama, a licensed tour guide in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I organize tours in Dubai and Abu Dhabi so you can experience modern and old life of this developed country and witness some of culture while exploring this great place.I also offer airport pick-up and drop-off from Dubai Airport. I am doing tours in English, French and Spanish.

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Sultan Karrani

Sultan Karrani

I am an Emirati national working in the hospitality and tour guide industry since 2013. I grew up and worked in most areas of the UAE and I am special at providing guests with real information about the culture of the UAE and the different stories of the places we visit. My goal in my work is to introduce the world to the treasures of Emirati culture and its many tourist sites.

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Claudia Antunes

Claudia Antunes

Hello ! or Marhaba as we say here! I'm deeply passionate about the history and vibrant culture of Dubai's old city, and I'm thrilled to share this enchanting journey with you. Step back in time with me as we wander through the winding streets, uncovering hidden gems and untold stories. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply seeking an authentic experience, my walking tours offer a unique blend of tradition and discovery. Join me as we explore the beating heart of Old Dubai together, one step at a time."

Dubai Tour Guide

Sandra guia Dubai Calvo

Sandra Guia Dubai Calvo

I'm an enthusiastic tour guide passionate about Dubai. With me, you will not only get a guided tour, but an unforgettable experience full of fascinating stories and deep knowledge of local history. Whether we are walking the streets of the old Dubai or enjoying the stunning beauty of the skyscraper , I guarantee you a unique and enriching experience. My goal is to make your experience memorable, educational, and most of all, fun. So get ready to immerse yourself in the cultural richness and beauty of our destination with me as your guide!

5. Villa Beach

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Posted by Villa Beach on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Head Chef at Villa Beach, Daniel Hillier, uses his creative take on gourmet dining to put together a menu which is complemented by a stunning view. Villa Beach features amazing dishes such as lobster bisque, confit octopus, anchovy tian with caviar and sashimi platters prepared by well-trained chefs using high-quality flavors. Remember to make reservations before coming in to ensure smooth operations.

Villa Beach

Address: Jumeira Rd Beachside, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Website: Villa Beach

Opening hours: 12:30pm - 3:30pm; 6:30pm - 11:00pm (daily)

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6. n1

3 in 1 serves international and Mediterranean inspired cuisine and seating in a large open-air terrace setting situated adjacent to the pool. Private cabanas are available for guests who enjoy a private setting. The restaurant is famous for its award-winning brunches: this is a guarantee that the dining experience at 3 in 1 will be memorable.


Address: Vida Downtown Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, The Old Town, 114788

Website: 3in1

Opening hours: 6.30am - 10.30am; 12.30pm - 2.00am (daily)

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7. Certo Italian Restaurant

Certo is an Italian restaurant redesigned with stylish accessories aimed at creating a warm and friendly atmosphere that illustrates the Italian way of life. The seating arrangement also provides maximum comfort for guests whether you are looking for either a drink at the lounge or dining experience with colleagues. The walls are decorated with black and white images, framed with golden frames giving guests the ultimate Italian experience.

Certo Italian Restaurant

Address: Al Falak Street | Radisson Blu Hotel - Dubai Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Certo Italian Restaurant

Opening hours:12pm - 3:15pm; 6pm - 11pm (daily)

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8. Seafood Market

Seafood market is designed with cruise-liner decor that creates a feeling of being close to the sea. It comprises a blend of dark timber, glass, steel and an assorted variety of seafood displayed in seawater tanks. The award-winning culinary team prepares their daily caught fresh fish using the finest ingredients thus delighting the guests with the perfect dining experience.

Seafood Market

Address: Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road

Website: Seafood Market

Opening hours: 12:30pm - 05:00pm; 07:30pm - 11:30pm (daily)

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9. Mistral Restaurant

Enjoy a variety of Arabic cuisines at Mistral Restaurant at any time of the day. Whether you’re looking for a place to go out on a date with your partner or enjoy the flavors with your friends, this restaurant will not disappoint you. With its elegant dining area, friendly staff and fancy menu, you will surely remember your time here.

Mistral Restaurant

Address: Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel Gardens Cross Rd Adjacent to Ibn Battuta Mall, 211508

Website: Mistral Restaurant

Opening hours: 6.00am - 10.30am; 12.00 noon - 3.00pm; 6.30pm - 11.00pm (daily)

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10. Scots American Grill

This restaurant features a unique menu derived from two great nations. You will find fine Scottish foods in the steakhouse and modern American tastes. Quality aged meats, perfectly smoked salmon and unique cross culture dishes are among what you will get to enjoy at Scots American Grill. Take your loved ones to this amazing restaurant for them to have a time of their lives.

Scots American Grill

Address: Oud Metha Road, Al Jaddaf Area, PO Box 122273, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website: Scots American Grill

Opening hours: 6:00pm - 11:30pm (daily)

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Fancy treats

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Once in a while, you deserve the best. Treat your friends and yourself to any of the fancy restaurants from the list above. The experience will definitely be mindblowing.

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