Here’s why Akira Back Dubai should be on your summer radar

Sponsored: Drop what you’re doing, re-write those plans and make your way to Akira Back for a line-up of enticing events this summer

Batafurai Ladies’ Night at Akira Back

The ultra-chic Akira Back, nestled within the fabulous W Dubai – The Palm, is celebrated not just for its striking setting, but its sinfully sumptuous dining fare too. This summer, the adrenaline-fuelled, modern Japanese restaurant has put together a selection of spectacular happenings ranging from an unmissable brunch to an alluring ladies night and an exclusive epicurean experience to unbelievably luscious plant-based nosh. Find all the need-to-know details below.


Brunch Refined

Candypants Brunch Refined at Akira Back, amped up by the city’s scene stealers, Candypants Experience, highlights an ultimate gastronomic experience starring epic entertainment, food and beverages throughout summer. The bigger-than-before afternoon affair offers a vibrant three-course menu, with free-flowing starters including the famous Tuna pizza, AB tacos and Signature rolls; followed by an exquisite main from a selection that offers Black cod, Josper grilled salmon and Tofu tobanyaki; before ending with the sinful Butter mochi or Yuzu citrus and more.

Don’t leave just yet, as the brunch does not end here. Candypants’ infamous Brunch After Party continues at the fabulous rooftop bar, SoBe, where you can lose yourself in a lively yet laidback ambience boasting 360-degree views of the city skyline, as you enjoy a package offering three selected sips.

Saturday from 1-4:30pm. Lounge and Private Dining Room seating at AED399 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED449 per person (inclusive of house beverages and AED599 per person (inclusive of bubbly); and Main Dining Room seating at AED425 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED475 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED625 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Brunch After Party at SoBe for AED100 per person (inclusive of three selected beverages). Call +97158 177 9831 or email Visit the website or Instagram.

Batafurai Ladies Night

Offering adventure for the soul, ladies are invited to indulge in an assortment of tempting palate pleasers at Batafurai Ladies Night every Monday.

Monday from 7-11pm. AED250 per person for ladies and AED399 for gents (inclusive of three hours of flowing sips and sharing bites). Call +9714 245 5800 or email Visit the website or Instagram.

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The Greatest Hits

The Greatest Hits set menu is a celebration of Akira Back’s most popular dishes, starring 13 delectable creations. Think Tuna pizza, Grilled octopus with a smoked jalapeño sauce and Scallops half shell adorned with a moreish kimchi-butter sauce. Rounding off your exquisite experience, is an irresistible Butter mochi cake and a glorious Chocolate in cup treat.

AED1,599 onwards per couple (inclusive of 13-course sharing menu, beverages and a signed copy of Akira Back’s Greatest Hits book, for his 13 world-renowned dishes). Call +9714 245 5800 or email Visit the website or Instagram.


Vegan Menu

In keeping with the growing desire for vegan menu options, Akira Back has put together a remarkable selection of plant-based dishes. Committed herbivores as well as curious foodies can kick off their Akira Back feast with AB tacos, brimming with Impossible bulgogi and roasted tomato ponzu, or a tantalising Eggplant miso. Mains call for the earthy Truffle rice clay pot with braised truffles and mushrooms, certain to excite even the most hard-to-impress vegans; whilst the Vegan spider roll featuring enoki tempura, avocado, sweet soy and chipotle aioli is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of tastes. Lastly, those with a sweet tooth can tuck into Akira Back’s delightful Kabocha pound cake, a total revelation in vegan desserts.

Dine à la carte. Call +9714 245 5800 or email Visit the website or Instagram.


A venue designed for adrenaline-fuelled vibes, romantic nights out, marvellous celebrations and so much more – this is the sign you’ve been waiting for to head to Akira Back Dubai.

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