Trending Restaurants In Dubai


 Dubai is a home to some of the best restaurants in the world, in terms of food, ambience and hospitality. In fact, Dubai is right at the top when it comes to hospitality and service. Some of the world’s renowned chefs from all over the world work in the Emirate, bringing different cuisines and cooking styles from across the globe. However, there are a few restaurants which are more popular than others, and let’s find out what makes them so. Here are the top trending restaurants in Dubai:

1. Wavehouse, Atlantis The Palm

The Wavehouse is a beautiful Miami styled restaurant, with views from the Persian Gulf hitting the terrace garden, and cool breeze flowing throughout. The restaurant serves some of the most exquisite food in Dubai, and being a part of the great Atlantis The Palm, hospitality and service is top notch.

The restaurant has a bar, and a bowling area to have an evening fun with friends. Also, the Wavehouse is also quite family friendly.

Location: Ground Floor, Atlantis The Palm, Crescent Road – Dubai

Time: 12pm – 1am

Price: AED 340 for two (approx.)

2. The Loft At Dubai Opera

The Loft is an elegantly designed restaurant in one of the most happening buildings in Dubai, the Dubai Opera. The restaurant is reminiscent of the sophisticated restaurants from New York, with ample of space foe large gatherings like birthdays and anniversary celebrations. Being at the top of the iconic architectural structure the restaurant gives clear views of the Burj Khalifa.

The restaurant is divided in 5 different sections, viz., The Main Dining Area, The Loft Bar, Raw Bar, Chef’s Table, and The Loft Terrace, a perfect place to have a romantic dinner date. It serves authentic European cuisines, make it a food lover’s delight.

Location: Level R, Dubai Opera House, Opera District, Downtown – Dubai

Time: 7pm – 12am

Price: AED 650 for two (approx.)

3. BB Social Dining

If you love anything vintage, you will love this place. The BB Social Dining holds all the old school charm, with design cues taken from authentic Colonial architecture. The moment you step in, the nostalgic aura engulfs you, having a soothing effect on your mind.

The lovely ambience is matched by equally delicious cuisines from all around the world. Right from barbecue dishes of the Arabian Peninsulas, to the tarts and bites from South East Asia, BB Social Dining serves arguably the best food in the town.

Location: Gate Village 08, DIFC – Dubai

Time: 12pm – 12am

Price: AED 300 for two (approx.)

4. Zoco

Having dinner at Zoco is like sitting in a Lain American café or restaurant. Such authentic is the architecture of one of the most beautifully designed restaurants in Dubai. The elegant lighting, the raw-wood styled furniture, and the friendly staff, exemplifies the essence of La Buena Vida!

The restaurant serves the most authentic and scrumptious Mexican and Latin American cuisines, mixed with true spices from the Latin world. In fact, the Chef de Cuisine, Chef Manuel Sanchez, is renowned name from Mexico.

Location: The Atrium, Al Habtoor City – Dubai

Time: 5pm – 1am

Price: AED 400 for two (approx.)

5. Entrecote Café de Paris

ECDP is European styled design café, one of the only few serving French cuisines in the Emirates. Out of all on the list this place might have the most subtle ambience, but it is as European as it gets, which isn’t bad by any stretch of imagination. However, the food they serve is quite unparalleled.

Moreover, the hospitality, service, the taste, and the aura of the place make it a cool place to hangout with friends and loved ones. The restaurant also serves a plethora of dishes from Australia and New Zealand.

Location: Financial Center Rd – Dubai

Time: 11am – 1am

Price: AED 650 for two (approx.)

6. Carine

What makes a good restaurant? Good food, good ambience, ample lighting, and beautiful views, isn’t it? This is what you get at the Carine Restaurant, with its no-nonsense approach. The restaurant serves unbelievably delicious food, and has an easy on the eye ambience. On the outside, the restaurant looks like a modern architecture icon, while on the inside, it is as comfy as a home.

The Carine is located at the Emirates Golf Club, offering of the lush green golf course. It offers lips-smacking Mediterranean and French recipes, to keep you coming again and again.

Location: Emirates Golf Club – Dubai

Time: 7am – 3pm, 7pm – 10.30pm

Price: AED 460 for two (approx.)

7. Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove is an design marvel inside, with a striking ambience, unlike any other in the Emirates. The restaurant serves the best fast food in town, making it a foodie’s paradise. Apart from the regular stuff, it serves the most authentic Arabic, Lebanese, and America fast food like chips, burgers, toasts, etc.

However, what makes the Walnut Grove so special is the dessert it serves. Inarguably, it is among the best, if not the best, counter for those with a sweet tooth. Macron, Muffin, Pastries, Pavlovas, etc, will bring a big smile on your face.

Location: The Walk, Al Safa – Dubai

Time: 9am – 10.30pm

Price: AED 300 for two (approx.)