Dubai has seen a number of new restaurants open in the last month. Here’s our top pick of ones you need to visit…
Carluccio’s, Springs Souk
Internationally known Italian eatery Carluccio’s has opened its 13th restaurant in the Middle East. Located in the new development of the Springs Souk in Dubai, the outlet will bring a new dining option to neighbouring residents with its authentic Italian flair. Located on the ground floor, the restaurant boasts 130 covers and is open for breakfast, with an all-day menu, lunch and dinner as well as an open terrace area for the cooler months. The recently refreshed menu consists of firm favourites such as homemade lasagna, penne giardiniera and traditional Tiramisu, as well as the new superfood salad with seasonal additions throughout the year. Call 04 587 8606 or e-mail Carluccios.Springs@landmarkgroup.com.
La Carnita DXB, Intercontinental Dubai Marina
La Carnita DXB opened its doors in the Dubai Marina area this month. Expect the freshest street art, Mexican street food and street sounds – straight out of Toronto, La Carnita started as an inaugural pop-up where artwork was sold and tacos were given away for free. Inspired by the vibes of Mexico City, LA and San Francisco, expect urban design and décor, Latin American street food, cocktails and old school hip-hop. Call 04 425 4030.
L’Artisan du Burger, Dubai Mall
Newly opened Parisian restaurant L’Artisan du Burger, specialises in the creation of hand-crafted burgers using fresh, natural ingredients. This month the restaurant opened its doors at Dubai Mall to offer a selection of signature burgers, each of which has been created by a panel of award-wining chefs, who have taken classic recipes and enhanced them for the delight of consumers, committed to taste and wellbeing. Options on offer include the Ice Aux Cignes burger; a seared tuna and tzatziki patty served on a black squid ink and Nigella seed bun, or the Place Vendome grilled duck and foie gras burger. Visit lartisanduburger.com.