Top 10 Rooftop Restaurants In Dubai, UAE

rooftop restaurants in dubai

Dubai is the most luxurious and extravagant among the seven Emiratis states. This city is home to the tallest skyscrapers of the world, including the topmost Burj Khalifa that dominates the city skyline. Another notable feature in this country is it’s three beautiful palm-shaped islands on the Arab coast, namely Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Deira Islands. You will be able to witness the aerial view of these breathtaking resort destinations of Dubai as you enter the city airspace. Known for its opulent lifestyle and glittering nightlife, this city is home to several rooftop restaurants that offer mind-boggling views of the city. These windy restaurants not only have great city views but also the best of food and decor. Here is a list of the top rooftop restaurants in Dubai, UAE.

1. Level 43 Sky Lounge

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Level 43 Sky Lounge welcomes you with its stunning blue hues and vibrant decor for a fun-filled rooftop dining experience. You can enjoy the best views of the city, starting from the spectacular Burj Khalifa to the Jumeirah coastline. This restaurant also offers amazing views of other notable buildings like the Dubai Mall, Atlantis, Burj Al Arab, and more. Level 43 Sky Lounge offers both indoor and outdoor seating options for you to have a relaxing and peaceful dining experience.

Level 43 Sky Lounge

Address: Level 43, Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Level 43 Sky Lounge

Opening hours: 2pm - 2am (daily)

2. Atelier M

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Atelier M welcomes you to have a fun-filled night with an electrifying selection of music by DJ Tama. The restaurant is the centrepiece of the many gems decorating the heart of Dubai Marina. This Pier 7 rooftop restaurant has a grand ambience that is most suitable for all your special moments. Chef Mohammad Islam at Atelier M presents you with a range of Mediterranean foods with an Arabic twist. The delicious and unique food, wine and drinks, along with the best views of Dubai Marina, is the perfect way to experience a fabulous rooftop evening in the city.

Atelier M

Address: Floor 7/7M, Pier 7, next to Marina Mall - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Atelier M

Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Sat & Sun: 6pm - 2am; Tue, Thu & Fri: 6pm - 3am

3. At.Mosphere Burj Khalifa

At.mosphere at the Burj Khalifa
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At. Mosphere copiously sits on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. Enjoy stunningly beautiful views of the city from its crowning glory at 442 meters (1450 feet) above ground. One can, without any doubt, tout that At. Mosphere offers the best views of the Arabian Gulf. This rooftop restaurant is also famous for its delicious food, secret ladies’ night, polite and welcoming service. It is a great spot in Dubai to spend your special moments with your special people.

At.Mosphere Burj Khalifa

Address: 122nd Floor, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: At.Mosphere Burj Khalifa

Opening hours: 7am - 2am (daily)

4. Luchador Roof Cantina & Lounge

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If you are on the lookout for delicious and authentic Mexican food with a view, you must check out Luchador Roof Cantina and Lounge in Dubai. This rooftop restaurant boasts sourcing ingredients from Mexico to create the original tastes of the land. You will also love their incredible range of alcoholic beverages and extravagant mixology. You can enjoy live Latin dance performances and interactive services on Thursdays and Fridays, which is just the right way to kickstart a weekend. The best feature of this rooftop restaurant is the vibrant atmosphere that makes you want to get on your feet and dance all night long.

Luchador Roof Cantina & Lounge

Address: East Crescent - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Luchador Roof Cantina & Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 5pm - 2am; Fri: 12:30pm - 12am; Sat: 12:30pm - 2am

5. Kris with a View

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Treat your senses to the finest Asian and Arabic cuisines along with the best views of the sky-scraper laden city. Enjoy a romantic poolside dinner or an afternoon meal on the rooftop swimming pool and restaurant, Kris with a view by Park Regis. The aesthetically set tables amidst the infinity pool on the 19th floor, is a one-of-a-kind experience in Dubai. You can also experience the breathtaking sunrise and sunset views of the city from this rooftop pool during the months of October to April.

Kris with a View

Address: Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road (Trade Centre Road) - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Kris with a View

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 12am - 2pm ; 6pm - 12am; Mon: 6pm - 12am

6. Iris Dubai

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Iris Dubai is a laid-back open-air lounge space where you can enjoy the best food and music in the city of Gold. This rooftop restaurant has the best skyline views of Dubai. You will also enjoy their amazing range of fusion foods that go perfectly well with their outrageous mixology of drinks. Iris Dubai is known for its DJ nights and live music shows that will leave you dancing throughout the night. The rooftop restaurant is also known for its friendly service and savvy hospitality.

Iris Dubai

Address: Meydan Grandstand adjacent to the Ticket Sales Office, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Iris Dubai

Opening hours: Sat - Wed: 5pm - 2am; Thu: 5pm - 3am; Fri:1pm - 3am

7. Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant

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Whether it is a business luncheon or a family dinner or a romantic date, Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant never seizes to surprise its guests. This restaurant is one of the most popular picks at Hyatt Regency Dubai. Al Dawaar is Dubai’s only revolving restaurant offering 360-degree views of the illuminated city skyline. Another key attraction of this restaurant is its incredible range of delectable foods such as “catch of the day,” US Prime Rib, Sashimi, Dim Sums, Indian delicacies, Desserts, and more. It is also a great sight to witness the chefs of Al Dawaar create magic in its live kitchen.

Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant

Address: Hyatt Regency Dubai - 25th - Al Khaleej Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant

Opening hours: Sat - Thu: 6:30pm - 11:30pm; Fri: 12:30pm - 4:30pm, 6:30pm - 11:30pm

8. Pure Sky Lounge

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Pure Sky Lounge by Hilton on the famous Jumeirah Beach will make you feel like you’re in the sky with its stunning blue decor and limitless sea views of the Arabian Gulf. This rooftop lounge has a simple ambience with mind-boggling sunset views. You can enrol in their famous mixology class for a fun-filled learning experience. They also have an exclusive ladies night out for you to indulge in some worry-free girl time. You can also treat yourself to a stunning range of flavorful dishes, from fresh catch seafood to lip-smacking desserts.

Pure Sky Lounge

Address: The Walk, Level 35 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Pure Sky Lounge

Opening hours: 5pm - 2am (daily)

9. Babiole

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Babiole in the Al Habtoor City of Hilton Dubai is a flamboyant space to experience the spectacular views of Burj Khalifa as well as the Arabian Gulf. When planning a date or a family night or even a business meeting, Babiole is one of the top venue preferences in Dubai. The credit goes to its premium and authentic multi-cuisine delicacies that go so well with its finest collection of drinks. From mid-day to mid-night, this restaurant will simply impress you with its glamorous settings, stunning Sunset views, expansive terrace, exclusive lounge, and many other amenities.


Address: Al Habtoor City - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Babiole

Opening hours: 12pm - 3am (daily)

10. Folly by Nick & Scott

Folly by Nick & Scott in Souk Madinat Jumeriah is all about the casual and relaxed dining experience. Check out the beautiful views of the Madinat waterways from this terrace restaurant. Folly by Nick & Scott has two terrace bars and an aromatic open kitchen that will tempt you into a guilt-free trip of gastronomical indulgence. You will also love the planned ambience and vibrant decor at Folly.

Folly by Nick & Scott

Address: Unit 27, Souk Madinat Jumeriah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Website: Folly by Nick & Scott

Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)

Best city views and food in Dubai

Dubai is all about experiencing the creative excellence of mankind. This city of skyscrapers has several rooftop restaurants that offer a world-class dining experience along with the best views of the city. You will be able to enjoy the glamour and liveliness of Dubai from a new dimension, at these stunning places.

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