Dining Out in Dubai

Ready to go out on a dinner date or meet family and friends somewhere other than your home? Here are our top picks in Dubai


COYA Dubai

Have you been eagerly waiting for Friday brunch? It’s back at Coya, with table service compatible with official directives on social distancing. The menu features a wide selection of appetisers, main course dishes including Arroz Nikkei, Papa Seca Coliflor, Pollo a la Parrilla, Costillas de Res, and Salmón a la Brasa, as well as sides and a dessert platter.

Fridays from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED390 per person for the soft drinks package and from AED490 for the house package. Contact +971 4 316 9600



DIFC’s renowned hotspot has reopened its’ doors, allowing you to immerse in La Dolce Vita this summer. Chef Guarracino has curated a menu of refined classics alongside innovative signature dishes. Whet your appetite with the Salmone Marinato, where beetroot meets salmon, yuzu, cabbage and peas in an explosion of flavours. For entrées, try the Roberto’s Pizza; a beef carpaccio, wild rocket, parmesan and truffle-topped pizza straight from the streets of Napoli. Pasta lovers, look no further than the Fettucine al Pesto di Basilico 2.0, a homemade fettucine with basil pesto and pine nuts prepared right at your table using liquid nitrogen.

Contact +9714386 0066

HANAMI, Andaz Dubai The Palm

Dubai’s latest Japanese restaurant and bar offers guests an array of sharing-style street food dishes coupled with 360-degree views of the Burj Al Arab, coast and city skyline. In addition to temperature checks, a maximum of four people are allowed per elevator and hand sanitisers are provided on arrival. Guests will have a contactless ordering experience through the digital menu. The menu showcases Asian cuisine infused with Japanese street-food attitude, served in street-style packaging. Try the signature Takoyaki and Nigiri, Maki Rolls, Charcoal Grill-Skewers and more. Guests will also be treated to 40 per cent off all dishes, for a limited time period.

Contact +9714581 4037 


CÉ LA VI Dubai, Address Sky View

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai, CÉ LA VI sits at level 54, offering breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. To ensure health, safety and the wellbeing of guests and employees, a series of precautionary measures have been implemented, which includes body temperature checks upon arrival, hand sanitization before entering the venue, gloves and masks at the reception and social distancing guidelines. The updated menu, available to order from a digital screen, now features a sharing main such as the Braised Korean short rib in donabe, on a bed of kimchi bacon fried rice and sunny-side-up egg. For truffle lovers, the black truffle ‘sushi rice’ risotto is a must-have, starring butternut squash, black trumpet mushrooms, and a parmesan mousse. The menu also comprises Pan seared salmon on a bed of black garlic potato terrine, maitake mushrooms with warm wasabi buttermilk; and Roasted cauliflower with Katsuobushi bagna cauda, preserved lemon, mint and a hint of Calabrian chilli.

Contact +971 56 515 4001