These Dubai restaurants have reopened for business
Wondering which Dubai restaurants are open for business?
As restrictions ease in Dubai, these restaurants have reopened their doors to diners, with strict hygiene and social distancing measures in place. As numbers are capped at 30 per cent for now, it pays to book ahead.
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Stunning seafood restaurant Alici is back open for business offering those unmissable seaside views.
Alici, Bluewaters, daily midday to 9.30pm. Tel: (04) 275 2577. alici.com
Welcome to the jungle. Step inside this rainforest-inspired retreat for South American, Asian and European flavours.
Amazonico, Gate Village 11, Pavillon DIFC, daily midday to 10pm. Tel: (04) 5713999. amazonico.ae
For a breathtaking setting with all the holiday feels, Boardwalk at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club will hit the spot. Enjoy just-baked pizza or fresh seafood.
Boardwalk at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, daily 12pm to 9pm. Tel: (04) 205 4647. dubaigolf.com
Bread Street Kitchen & Bar
Gordon Ramsay’s modern British eatery at Atlantis, The Palm has just opened its doors, serving lunch and dinner daily.
Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Atlantis, The Palm, daily midday to 9pm. atlantis.com
For the perfect date night, check out Carine at Emirates Golf Club. The cuisine is French Mediterranean so get ready for the look of love when you dine on crispy calamari, creamy burrata and citrusy tuna carpaccio.
Carine, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, daily 12pm to 9.30pm. Tel: (04) 417 9885. dubaigolf.com
A little slice of Paris in The Courtyard enclave, Cassette is dishing out its nourishing breakfasts and bountiful lunchtime burgers daily.
Cassette, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, daily, 8am to 5pm. Tel: (04) 349 1966. @cassettedxb
Couqley French Bistro & Bar
This French favourite in JLT is reopening from lunchtime on April 7, with a la carte and Ramadan menus. To celebrate the reopening, Couqley will be serving its legendary Steak Frites Sunday every day of the week. Dhs244 buys you two serves of steak frites, plus one dessert.
Couqley French Bistro & Bar, Cluster A, JLT, daily 1pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 5149339. couqley.ae
The modern Peruvian master is back in business, offering a la carte and iftar menus. Fancy staying in? Coya’s home delivery service is still available.
Coya, Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2, daily 12.30pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 3169600. coyarestaurant.com/location-dubai/
Dine poolside at this beachy-keen restaurant, where the Provençal menu, water views and sea breeze will revive you.
Drift Restaurant, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Marina, daily midday to 10pm. Tel: (04) 3152200. driftbeachdubai.com
Indulge in all-day breakfasts at Eggspectation’s JBR and City Walk branches where, unsurprisingly, eggs are the stars of the show.
Eggspectation, JBR and City Walk. facebook.com/eggspectationuae/
Savour contemporary Chinese cuisine, including luxe dim sum and crispy Peking duck, in a glam setting.
Hakkasan, Atlantis, The Palm, daily 6pm to 9pm. atlantis.com
Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
Fine dining Italian restaurant Il Borro Tuscan Bistro has reopened its door to customers, guests are invited to dine and enjoy the views of Jumeirah Al Naseem.
Il Borro Tuscan Bistro, Jumeriah Al Naseem, daily midday to 9.30pm. Tel: (04) 275 2555. ilborrotuscanbistro.ae
Jones The Grocer
If you’re in to your breakfast, put your trust in Australian restaurant brand, Jones The Grocer. Dishes include traditional full English breakfast; sesame labneh, slivered almonds and sumac dukkah with poached eggs and asparagus on toasted sourdough.
Jones The Grocer, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, daily 7am to 2pm. Tel: (04) 417 9999. dubaigolf.com
La Cantine du Faubourg
Step outside and into the gorgeous surroundings of this What’s On award-winning French restaurant, now welcoming guests.
Whether you visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Lakeview will let you do it in style in a stunning and spacious setting. The views are amazing.
Lakeview, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Dubai, daily 7.30am to 8pm. Tel: (04) 295 6000. dubaigolf.com
Savour Milanese specialties and other lip-smacking Italian dishes at Larte, the trendy eatery overlooking the pool at Studio One Hotel.
Larte, Ground Floor, Studio One Hotel, Dubai Studio City, daily, midday to 10pm. larte.ae
Indulge in French-Mediterranean favourites, such as creamy burrata or roast baby chicken, or book the iftar menu from 6.30pm.
LPM Restaurant & Bar, Gate Village No. 8, DIFC, Dubai, daily midday to 10pm, iftar available from 6.30pm to 8pm, Dhs245 per person. Tel: (04) 4390505. lpmrestaurants.com/dubai
Take a culinary trip to South East Asia at this vibrant eatery in Anantara, The Palm. Dine on Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese specialties from one of the rickshaw tables on the terrace.
Mekong, Anantara The Palm, daily 5pm to 10pm. Tel: (0)4 567 8304. anantara.com/en/palm-dubai/restaurants/mekong
This glam Mykonos hotspot brings Aegean flair to the Four Seasons.
Nammos Dubai, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, daily 12pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 3401002. nammosworld.com
The fires have been reignited at Japanese steakhouse Netsu, serving flame-grilled meats in a cool warehouse-style setting. Netsu will be offering an a la carte highlights menu, along with a special warayaki iftar menu for Dhs250 per person.
Netsu, Mandarin Oriental, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1. Tue to Sat 6.30pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 7772232. mandarinoriental.com/dubai
Treat yourself to exceptional Japanese-Peruvian cuisine in the sophisticated dining room of Nobu Dubai.
Nobu, Atlantis, The Palm, daily 6pm to 9pm. atlantis.com
The elegant lobby lounge within the Raffles hotel, Raffles Salon has reopened, serving all-day dining as well as iftar for Dhs145 per person. Raffles Salon is also offering Ramadan sweets to go, with handcrafted Arabic desserts available for takeaway.
Tuck into beef katsu sandos and a clever take on Japan street foods from Reif Othman.
Reif Kushiyaki, Dar Wasl Mall and Nakheel Mall, dine in from iftar to 10pm, delivery midday to 10pm. Tel: (04) 2555142. reifkushiyaki.com
Zuma’s relaxed little sister, this fresh-faced Japanese eatery is set to take Dubai by storm. Here’s a taste of what to expect.
Roka, The Opus by Omniyat, Level 1, Business Bay, daily 5pm to 9pm. Tel: (04) 4397171. rokarestaurant.com/restaurant/roka-dubai
Seafire Steakhouse & Bar
Quality beef and seafood shine at this New York-style steakhouse.
Seafire Steakhouse & Bar, Atlantis, The Palm, daily 5pm to 9pm. atlantis.com
Five Jumeriah Village’s vibrant international restaurant Soul Street is back open to the public. There’s even a new Taco Tuesday deal to spice up your hump day – get unlimited tacos for Dhs89 between 12.30pm and 11.3opm.
Soul Street, Five Jumeriah Village, JVC, daily 12.30pm to 11.30pm. Tel: (04) 4559989. @FIVEJumeirahVillage
Now the golf courses are back up and running, including Emirates Golf club, you’ll want somewhere to refuel after a long game. Good news then, popular sports venue Spike Bar is open and selling its take on classic British pub dishes.
Spike Bar, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, daily 12pm to 8pm. Tel: (04) 417 9842 dubaigolf.com/spike
This chic collection of South African-inspired cafes has begun to reopen their doors, with the Marina Mall and Al Jalila venues now open, and Tashas Galleria outlet slated to open on May 28.
Tashas Marina Mall, Al Jalila and Galleria, daily 9am to 10pm. tashascafe.com
The Duck Hook
From breakfast fry-ups to traditional roasts, British comfort food is order of the day at The Duck Hook.
The Duck Hook, Dubai Hills Golf Club, daily 6.30am to 10pm. Tel: 800 666353. facebook.com/theduckhookdxb
The Noodle House
The vibrant flavours of Southeast Asia are up for grabs at these lively Dubai eateries.
The Noodle House, Nakheel Mall, Souk Madinat Jumeirah and The Walk JBR, daily midday to 10pm. thenoodlehouse.com
Two.0 Cove Beach
The beach and pool remain closed for now, but you can still make the most of Cove Beach’s stellar location, with lunch or dinner overlooking the Arabian Sea.
Satisfying breakfasts, wholesome salads and nutritious mains will put a pep back in your step at Ultra.
Ultra Brasserie, Emaar Square, Sun to Thu 8am to 4pm. Tel: (04) 4204572; Marina Plaza, daily 8am to 8pm. Tel: (04) 2775644. ultra.ae
Enjoy a Med-Arabic iftar on the poolside terrace at White Restaurant, Atlantis, The Palm.
White Restaurant, Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, iftar daily 6pm to 9pm. Tel: (04) 426 2000. @whitebeach
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