The Far East meets the Middle-East at chef-proprietor Nobu Matsuhisa's eponymous restaurant at Atlantis The Palm. Nobu offers guests with an authentic Japanese fare blended together with Arabian flavors. Take your pick from sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki and miso preparations. Sushi lovers can sit at the sushi counter and feast on these fish and rice delights. Those who would love to savor some Japanese drinks, can drink to their heart's content at the sake lounge.
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.
This Parisian-themed restaurant-nightclub, housed within the Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, is the epitome of opulence and very exclusive. Don't be surprised if you bump into a few celebrities here, as this is where the who's who of Dubai congregates. The interiors are done up in deep hues, complemented by soft lighting. Watch the slow transition, as the mood shifts from classic jazz to funky house music. As soon as the clock strikes midnight, groove to the beats of Latin and tribal music. Featuring state-of-the-art acoustics and technological augments, that add that special touch to any even organized here, Club Boudoir Dubai warrants a visit.
With unhindered views of the Arabian Sea, this sports bar and restaurant truly enjoys a grand location. Step out of Barasti Beach and you will find yourself on an enchanting, private waterfront. Gaze leisurely at the panorama as the Sun paints the sky in a myriad of colors. Lunch and dinner include an array of sandwiches, salads, and burgers, all light and easy on the stomach. Participate in the various entertainment programs held here, like quiz and theme nights. Catch the latest games of your favorite sports team on their flat-screen televisions, and don't be surprised if you lose track of time while you enjoy your snack amidst the melodious sound of the waves.
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 at the private marina of One & Only The Palm Dubai, this ultra-trendy lounge bar is not just about an enviable geographic location. The 101 Dining Lounge & Bar is spread under glorious white canopies on the pier, and exists with the presence of an alfresco bar. Serving exquisite tapas and Mediterranean menus, this bar with stunning views of the famed Dubai skyline is nothing short of spectacular. What's more, guests can access to 101 via private boats, in true Dubai style. Come here on a sultry night and unwind with some Jazz and Latino music on Fridays and Saturdays respectively.
Fatafeet Café is one of the many cafes in Dubai. Found on Al seef Road, this cafe has a lot to offer. With some Lebanese music playing in the background to set the mood, this fine gem has a very comfy ambiance with a slight Arabian touch. Treat yourself with some delicious dishes of the Egyptian Cuisine and more. Moreover, the main highlight of this undertaking is that it's a shisha joint, loaded with different fruit flavors, and the great view over Dubai creek is simply delightful.
If you are fan of shisha and authentic Arabic cuisine, hit the Le Patio restaurant and lounge inside the Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts. This classy hookah lounge offers a wide selection of shisha flavors that use the best quality tobacco and flavors. The food menu includes contemporary Arabic food with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences. Entrees on the menu include crusted Norwegian salmon with Moroccan spiced dukkah, prawns with lemon garlic and tomato chutney, and braised short ribs with zataar bean cassoulet.
Mezzanine in Grosvenor House, Dubai is artistic in all senses. The decor is very artistic and contemporary. The high ceilings and uncluttered floors gets you in a completely relaxed mood. Flowers and soothing lighting welcome you to sit back and enjoy your meal while you relax on the reclining armchairs. An artistic combination of British cuisine with contemporary flavors complete the dining menu. Gorge on a meal of scallops and langoustine blended with caviar. Chocolate pudding with clotted cream and ice cream are a good dessert option.
As a tribute to the Golden Era of 1920s Brussels, Cafe Belge is all about regal finesse. Housed inside the Ritz Carlton, elegance is second nature to this Belgian-inspired cafe which places a premium on hospitality as much as it does on culinary excellence. Vintage soundtracks croon in the background while the well-trained waitstaff glides around you to make you comfortable. The outdoor terrace is the pièce de résistance of this cafe, with beautiful lighting upping its already stately appearance. With respect to food, sample Belgian specialties such as the seafood platter and moules with hops among others. Whether on a romantic date or for a quiet family dinner, this Belgian-soaked experience will blow you away.