3 fresh restaurants to check out in Dubai this weekend
A new fountain view spot, a brand new brunch and a new menu fully loaded with freakshakes…
We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to dining out in Dubai – from celebrity chef-led restaurants to indie gems, there are new openings every week. So, if you’re looking for somewhere fresh to book a table this weekend, these are our top picks.
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The brand new: Zeta
Named after a star that lights the sky, Zeta is the latest piece in the Address Downtown puzzle which is fast filling up with new restaurants. The 400 seater, fountain view spot boasts a modern indoor space as well as an al fresco terrace, and serves up a thoroughly modern menu of Californian and Asian fusion dishes.
Zeta, Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai, Sat to Weds 4pm to 12am, Thurs and Fri 4pm to 1am. Tel: (04) 888 3444. addresshotels.com
The new brunch: The Meat Co
After a summer revamp The Meat Co in Souk Al Bahar is back and this weekend it’s launching a new Friday brunch. On the menu expect an array of South African inspired sharing dishes to start, an a la carte main from a meaty choice of five or six options and a chef selection of desserts. Wash it down with either house beverages for Dhs395, house beverages for Dhs595 or it’s Dhs695 for a premium selection of drinks.
The Meat Co, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, 12pm to 4pm, Fridays, Dhs395 soft, Dhs595 house, Dhs696 premium. Tel: (04) 420 0737. themeatco.com
The supersized menu: Perry & Blackwelder
Souk Madinat smokehouse Perry & Blackwelder has introduced a new supersized menu of all-American drinks and dishes. The new line-up includes super-size sharing platters, ideal for tucking into while watching the live sports with mates, metre-long hot dogs, and indulgent Freakshakes such as the ‘Unicorn shake’ a supersized strawberry milkshake filled with fruit sweets, cotton candy, strawberries, wafers and cream.
Perry & Blackwelder, Souk Madinat, daily 12pm to 2am. Tel: (04) 432 3232. Perryandblackwelder.com