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The 10 Best Restaurants In Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is unquestionably one of the biggest urban neighborhoods, known for its opulent residential developments and diverse entertainment choices. Many people would agree that a country’s gastronomy lingers with you long after your vacation is done. Especially in a country with so many different cuisines. The quality of the food consumed is what truly makes a night out enjoyable. And for those looking to catch the true spirit among Dubai restaurants with a plethora of excellent eateries.

Here are restaurants providing almost every national cuisine, as well as several that specialise in Dubai’s unique Arabic delicacies.

1. Hukama

A prominent restaurant serving real Chinese cuisine. a sophisticated ambiance with a breathtaking view of the Burj Khalifa. To complement the vast range of food, the décor incorporates both Western and Asian traditions. With a big chandelier tying the exquisite design together and inviting you in rumbling down the cravings in you. Chefs employ ingredients like shellfish and local delicacies like pistachios to put a unique spin on classic recipes, resulting in a delicious explosion for the senses.

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2. Fuego Contemporary Mexican

Fuego, nestled at the Souk Al Bahar at the leg of Burj Khalifa, features a fiery and refreshing twist on one of the most sought-after cuisines. Because the cuisine is prepared on a grill, the restaurant’s name, which means “fire or flame,” is a perfect match. Parrillada de camarón (tiger prawns, mixed capsicum, tortilla, pinto beans, Mexican rice) and sea bass ceviche are among the delights available (citrus, basil pesto, serrano chili, avocado, salsa verde, sweet melon). This is one of the rare restaurants that offers a wide range of vegetarian options.

 

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3. Al Hamidieh

Visiting a new place, most people want to experience the local food. This restaurant serves real Middle Eastern cuisine from countries such as Lebanon and Syria to travellers. You may also try shisha, a popular Middle Eastern cigarette. Try the mixed grill with kharoof mahshi at Al Hamidieh for a fantastic deal. Although alcohol is not offered according to Islamic rules, a variety of different beverages are available to satisfy your thirst after a substantial lunch.

4. The Courtyard

The Courtyard is known for combining Mediterranean dishes with an Arab touch to provide guests with a less hot option. The Manzil hotel, located across from the Dubai Mall, has outdoor sitting, which is ideal after a long day of shopping. To beat the heat, try one of the cold meals like tzatziki.

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5. Pierchic

Pierchic, located on a bedecked pier jutting out into the Arabian Gulf and has previously been named Time Out. Dubai’s Best Seafood Restaurant serves some of Dubai’s finest seafood. The pier is a charming hideaway apart from Dubai’s hustle and bustle, with unobstructed views of the blue Gulf. Take in views of the Arabian Gulf from your over-water dining table while enjoying an intimate supper of sophisticated European seafood specialties. Guests will be carried by rickshaw to the restaurant, which is located at the end of a pier at the exclusive Jumeirah Al Qasr hotel. Sip drinks at the elegant Pierchic Bar before a fresh-catch meal.

6. Rhodes W1

Although Dubai does not yet have its own Michelin Guide, restaurants such as Rhodes W1 employ Michelin–starred chefs. Gary Rhodes, the chef de cuisine of the Grosvenor House Hotel, creates an incredible mix of Anglo–French cuisine. The unique tasting menu is outstanding, including fresh European dishes paired with a diverse selection of current and historic wines. The terrace garden offers panoramic views of Dubai Marina, while the interiors are lush with vegetation and stylish yellow accents, giving them a fresh and dynamic feel.

7. Zuma Dubai

Zuma is known for being elegantly unpretentious, specialised in the Japanese Izakaya eating style, in which food is offered to share. Its traditional Japanese cuisine are enhanced by strong, powerful tastes and a focus on simple presentation with high-quality ingredients. Dishes are slowly served to the table in the Japanese izakaya manner of dining, preserving an aura of refinement.

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8. Table 9

The restaurant is recognised for serving high-quality, one-of-a-kind cuisine together with customised service. A four-course meal is available, as well as seasonal specialties such king crab ravioli and portobello mushroom carpaccio. Nick Alvis and Scott Price, who were taught by Gordon Ramsay, created the award-winning contemporary bistro, which has a relaxed feel and is suitable for brunch as well as an evening dinner.

9. Nezesaussi Grill

Any sports lovers may watch a game at this grill (which serves a mix of cuisines from New Zealand, South Africa, and Australia), which is located at the Manzil Hotel. It’s a meat lover’s dream come true, with top-notch steaks, burgers, and sides to go with the live music. Customers from Australia will feel at ease in a distant place because to the grill’s many displays showing various games. Themed events, such as Ladies’ Night, are popular, and the venue is smoke-free.

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10. Fümé

This neighbourhood eatery provides cuisines from all over the world, making it great for people who are unsure what to order. The idea comes from an Asian tradition of combining sweet and spicy flavors to achieve excellence. The facility has two levels as well as an outdoor dining area with views of the Burj Khalifa and the promenade. To start your day, try a duck hash or veal schnitzel floating in a warm potato salad, or go for a typical Arabic breakfast.


There is no greater way to connect to a country’s unique culture than via its cuisine. And what better way to turn into a locale than through Dubai restaurants? As a result, Pickyourtrail’s travel specialists are ready to include such world-class experiences into your Dubai holiday. Drop a Whatsapp message to discover more about our international and local trip packages. All you have to do now is discover Dubai at its finest – as you’ve never seen it before and as you’ll never see it again!

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