A gem in Ayman Abdel Jafar's group of restaurants, Reem Al Bawadi is a wonderful place to gorge on authentic Arabian cuisine. You can visit this place for a nourishing meal or just to smoke sheesha. Even if you are a devout meat lover, their vegetarian dishes are worth a try. Whether you wish to visit this place for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late-night meal, Reem Al Bawadi has its doors open to welcome you. Popular celebrities like American rap artist Nelly, Indian actor Javed Jaffery and others have graced this restaurant with their presence.
Dubai's oldest Irish pub is an absolute charmer, transporting you to the heart of Dublin with its old-school decor. Fibber Magee's is a perfect spot open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner and also for your late night cravings for beer and fries. The place has a wonderful rustic charm, with its wood-polished bar adorned with taps that proudly disperse an impressive selection of beers. The seating spaces are comfortable, couches line the pub and wooden chairs occupy the center, making it perfect for larger groups as well as couples. Drinks wise; bottled real ales, Guinness on tap and single malts will keep your spirits high, besides the pub also has a cocktail menu. The food served is scrumptious and arrives in massive proportions. It's the perfect alternative to the fancier bars in the city.
Located in the Raffles Hotel Dubai, Solo Italian Restaurant & Bar is a perfect mix of bistro and gastronomy. Serving fresh Italian dishes, Chef Corrado Pani and his team focus on offering an exciting dining experience. An elegant place to pair quality wine with Italian cuisine and enjoy with family and friends in this relaxed atmosphere. On every Wednesdays, you can enjoy live music performance of the talented singer Nya Crea and on every Saturdays, enjoy unlimited pizzas and varieties of pasta between 7p to 11:30p at reasonable rates. Solo Italian Restaurant & Bar has become a popular dining spot not only for the guests of the hotel, but for lovers of Italian food from across the city.
Housed within the Mall of the Emirates is one of the many PARS restaurants scattered throughout Dubai. Just like every other one in the chain, this restaurant, too, is known for its scrumptious Iranian cuisine that will certainly leave you wanting more. It is the kababs that have been largely responsible for this restaurant's success, and the bakhtiari, yogurt mutton and minced meat are sure to delight. You'll find cooling salads as appetizers, which you can follow with a filling savory Iranian stew. The restaurant is a nice place to take a break during a busy bout of retail therapy, to renew those energy levels.
Hadoota Masreya introduces Dubai to authentic flavors of Egypt. Be welcomed with mini shots of Egyptian beverages sobia or karkadih as you select a table at the smoking area or otherwise. Sheesha enthusiasts are treated to some of the best kind in town while local musicians render Arabic tunes off the traditional guitar or oud. The menu is a little on the expensive side but worth every penny. Savor delicious specialties like Falafel, Tahina, Koshari and Shish Tawook with native bread. The expansive dining space sees ethnic decor and rustic chandeliers drop off the intricate ceiling. Make sure to ask the waiter for the legend surrounding the restaurant's name.
Loca is an upscale restaurant in Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa serving classic Mexican fare. Featuring trendy interiors, deep, earthy hues and plush, comfortable furniture, the suave eatery is quite the local hit when it comes to scrumptious, honestly-cooked Mexican food. Swanky without being unapproachable, Loca cuts no corners when it comes to top-notch hospitality. The food is innovative and the menu features traditional as well as contemporary dishes. Beef ribs, banana leaf wrapped roasted lamb and tamales are some dishes to look out for.
Located in the bustling Media City neighborhood, the Urban Bistro lives up to its name. With a modern, Westernized menu, this bistro is all about culinary eclecticism and does not shy away from mixing it up. You will discover a wagyu burger with avocado in the same space as the more European organic salmon nicoise. While the bistro remains central to this bistro's identity, it also operates on the periphery a cafe, a deli and a retail snack shop. The decor is urbane chic with subtle mood lighting and bookshelves lining the wall for effect. Stop by here for a power lunch or a late afternoon date.
Located in Knowledge Village, Chuno Diner offers delicious food at reasonable rates. Dry food like burgers and wraps dominate the menu with a few other main course options as well. The Panache salad and the Crab Salad are good light eats. The service is quick and efficient, and the portions are good. A great quick option for that in-between office lunch break!
The Salmontini restaurant is characterized by a wonderful romantic aura, with long windows that look out to Ski Dubai and its charming European ambiance. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, this restaurant serves fresh seafood, and is particularly famous for its salmon and spicy tuna salad. With amazing food, top-notch service and a splendid atmosphere, the Salmontini makes a lasting impression.
Mumtaz Mahal is a popular fine dining Indian restaurant in the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa. Their opulent decor befits its name and will wow you with its grandeur. Specializing in Mughlai and Northwest Indian cuisines, their menu is wide and can get you a bit confused. But no matter what you choose, you can be sure of great flavors that will tantalize your palate. Their excellent service and live musical performances are add-ons of this exemplary Indian diner.