There’s nothing like a good dinner with friends and tasty food. Dubai has more excellent restaurants than maybe any other city in the world. Go! Magazine has a few favourites that you might want to consider.
1. Berkan Steakhouse
Berkan Steakhouse is a social place celebrating joy & pleasures of life, especially great taste and unforgettable experiences. Breaking the boundaries of traditional dining with its raw experience, Berkan Steakhouse caters for an eccentric clientele in UAE.
Bringing outstanding ingredients, recipes and presentation together, creating an entirely new and diverse culinary experience, blended with mouth-watering aromas of high-quality steaks. Their collaborative way of thinking, openness to people, willingness to share and enjoy good food, making Berkan Steakhouse the favorite destination for the discerning foodie crowd.
2. Isola Ristorante
Inspired by the rich culinary traditions of the south and islands of Italy, Isola Ristorante offers a relaxing experience in the sphere of all-day dining and drinking. A gastronomic escapade consisting of home-made pasta and Italian favorites, Isola offers a taste of modern classics with extensive wine selection sourced from the best wine producing regions in Italy. A perfect place to unwind, dining at Isola evokes a freeing sense of escape, connecting with the outside environment to maximize the natural beauty of the Jumeirah Islands location and reinforce its strong connection to the water and nature.
3. Leila Restaurant
Leila restaurant, originally from Lebanon, is famous for fusing the traditional, authentic tastes of Lebanese cuisine together with a unique, modern touch. Leila is a unique, soulful restaurant and the name reflects that aspect too, being peaceful, warm and feminine. Currently Leila has locations in Mirdif City Center, the latest addition at Al Zahia City Center, Sharjah and Dubai, Downtown Burj Khalifa (EMAAR Boulevard).
Leila, now completed 10 years at Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard – Burj Khalifa Downtown area and has been rewarded the Time Out’s award winning brand, year over year. Featured by prestigious news network CNN for its mouthwatering food, it has just opened with a new look and feel and it’s ready to serve you in their brand new location.
Ewaan is an all-day dining restaurant that serves a tempting blend of Arabic and Oriental specialities including a large selection of mezzeh. Enjoy shisha and live music on the terrace, or, for a little seclusion, relax in a private dining alcove. On Fridays, a delightful Brunch offers a spread of traditional Arabic specialties and Continental cuisine with live cooking stations, a selection of international and traditional pastries, and house beverages.
5. Prime 68 Steakhouse
Located high on the 68th floor, Prime68 presents a new generation of steakhouse, where supreme quality ingredients are served in elegant, yet modern style. Panoramic views of Dubai’s breathtaking skyline make Prime68 an experience to remember. Prime68’s premium suppliers have been carefully selected for their artisan produce, cultivated with passion and consideration for the environment, featuring the finest heritage breed beef from farms around the globe.
6. Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar
Discover the sensational New India, courtesy of Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, presenting an exciting menu of modern Indian cuisine in a vibrant Palace of Colour – Rang Mahal. Appealing to all epicureans from fine dining connoisseurs to lovers of traditional Indian food, Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar fuses a touch of tradition with contemporary air; creating a feast for the senses and inspiring your mind.