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    Dinner review: Lao, Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah

    Lao has been a stalwart of Dubai's dining scene ever since the hotel opened three years ago. But while it was previously known for serving pan-Asian cuisine, it has wisely switched tack. Today, it specialises in Vietnamese food – which, considering a vast majority of its staff hail from that particular part of South East Asia – is a very good thing

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    Dinner review: Hoi An, Shangri-La Hotel Dubai

    As its name might suggest, Hoi An celebrates the best of Vietnam. But unlike some of its contemporaries – which tend to concentrate on the more pan-Asian elements of the cuisine – this small restaurant highlights the many French influences in modern-day Vietnamese food.

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    Brunch review: Coya, Four Seasons

    From the moment you step through Coya’s doors, expect to be hit with a wave of tasteful fun. Alive with Peruvian vibrance, the atmosphere is inviting and a warm welcome ensures you’re in for a good time.

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    Dinner review: Bistrot Bagatelle

    On the surface, Bistrot Bagatelle in Dubai’s Fairmont hotel looks like a traditional French restaurant. There’s white table cloths, matching early 20th century décor and a brassy French singer, crooning jazz and blues songs late into the night...

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    Dinner review: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa

    This is a place to go when you’re looking for a dining experience to remember. Perched beautifully on the 122 floor of the world’s tallest building, At.mosphere offers incomparable, breathtaking views through floor-toceiling windows...

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    Dinner review: Amala, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

    This Indian restaurant is based in the palatial Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel on Palm Jumeirah. Although Amala is largely focused on North Indian cuisine (particularly Mughali with plenty of Ottoman flavours), it also has a Malabar set menu, for those who prefer southern Goan-style dishes.

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