Japanese cuisine in Mina Rashid, a new menu at a Madinat spot and the world’s tallest Georgian restaurant arrives…

From unique dining experiences, to wallet-friendly dinner deals perfect for pairs, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to dining out in Dubai.

And if you’re looking for somewhere fresh to head to this weekend, we’ve got you covered. This week, we’re uncovering the menu’s behind some of the city’s top watering holes, and finding it’s well worth checking out these hotspots for more than just a drink.

PS, missed last week’s round-up? Check it out here.

The brand new: Spheerz

Japanese spot Spheerz started life as a kiosk at Dubai’s Global Village in 2016, but has just opened as a two-storey restaurant in Mina Rashid’s Marina Cubes. The contemporary Japanese spot promises front row seats to all the action in the kitchen as well as a colourful menu of seafood, gyozas, tempura and taiyaki.

Spheerz, Marina Cubes, Mina Rashid, Sun to Thurs 12pm to 11pm, Fri and Sat 12pm to 12am. Tel: (04) 330 1404. Facebook.com/spheerzuae

The brand new: Modi

Dubbed the highest Georgian restaurant in the world, Modi can be found on the 31st floor of the Sofitel Downtown. The newly opened spot is promising authentic Georgian fare served by professional dancers, a live folk band a wine cellar boasting some of the oldest wines in the world all served up alongside some panoramic views of the city. Award-winning chef Guram Baghdoshvili heads up the kitchen.

Modi, Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Downtown Dubai, daily 12pm to 4pm and 7pm to 1am. Tel: (04) 503 6128. sofitel-dubai-downtown.com

The new menu: Folly by Nick & Scott

Folly by Nick and Scott has launched its new winter menu, and with it brings a whole host of new dishes to their tasty Modern European tapas menu. For smaller plates, new additions include Portobello mushroom, sea trout and white asparagus and a beetroot and ricotta cheese dish. Larger courses added include duck liver or a sea bream with cauliflower truffle.

Folly by Nick & Scott, Madinat Jumeirah, Sat to Weds, 7pm to 11pm, daily. Tel: (04) 430 8535. folly.ae

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