Indulge in Italian gastronomy at the newly-opened Bistrot90

Bistrot90 is an elegant new Italian restaurant, lounge and nightlife destination at the Fairmont Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road

Bistrot90 Italian Restaurant Fairmont Dubai

Bringing a taste of Puglia to Dubai, Bistrot90 has opened its doors on the ninth floor of Fairmont Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road. Brought to the region by restaurateur and grape producer, Ivan Conte and his business partner, Nicola Stridi, this new launch represents the brand’s first setting outside of Italy.

Bistrot90 is a restaurant, lounge, terrace and nightlife destination brimming with soul-warming, Italian flavours with a modern flair, paired with sustainable grape from Italy and other countries; and a cheerful nightlife element that will see a resident DJ take to the decks every night.

Bistrot90 Italian Restaurant Fairmont Dubai

Downtown Dubai city skyline views are visible through floor-to-ceiling windows and the restaurant also boasts impressive vistas of the Burj Khalifa and Museum of the Future from its expansive al fresco terrace.

Bistrot90 Italian Restaurant Fairmont Dubai

Leading the kitchen is Italian Head Chef Umberto Esposto, who has crafted a menu featuring handmade pastas, risottos and pinsas (a style of hand-pressed pizza dough), as well as delicacies from land and sea.

Diners can whet their appetite with dishes such as Polpette Pugliesi (Puglia-style meatballs), Vitello tonnato (thinly-sliced cooked veal in tonnato sauce), Parmigiana 2.1 (baked aubergine with tomato, pecorino cheese and anchovies), Polpo e patate (marinated octopus with potato salad) and Carpaccio di manzo (Beef carpaccio with porcini cream, truffle and Parmigiano Reggiano sauce).

Highlights for the main event include Cotoletta di vitello alla Milanese (Milanese-style veal entrecote), Tagliata di manzo (black angus striploin), Polpo in tre cotture (octopus three ways with red pepper sauce and creamy potato), Bavetta al nero di sepia (squid ink linguine with Sardinian fish roe and gold leaf), Filetto di branzino (sea bass fillet with vegetables and coconut cream) and the sinful signature Pinsa gold, a Roman-style pizza topped with smoked scamorza, gold leaf and truffle.

Daily from 6pm-3am. Call +97158 532 1447. Visit the website or Instagram.