As the weather has finally cooled down, Dubai has a wide array of chic hotspots with a terrace setting or an outdoor area where you get magnificent views of the skyline. From an alfresco dining experience to autumn-inspired beverages as you experience the sunset, there’s plenty of options to visit this season.
For the perfect contemporary restaurants with stylish outdoor seating areas, has curated a list of restaurants to plan for your dinner out in Dubai.
La Cantine Du Faubourg
Serving exquisite French cuisine, this restaurant is located at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Downtown Dubai with a seating arrangement under intimate pergolas in a lush garden terrace.
This occasionally fiery Northern Chinese restaurant, located in DIFC has a vibrant ambience with an outdoor garden terrace, delectable dim sums and delicious cocktails for you to enjoy as you watch the sunset.
Located at the Taj Hotel Downtown, this rooftop lounge with its Renaissance décor offers uninterrupted views of the world’s tallest tower which never fail to lend a sense of the sublime. From Mediterranean bites to soulful beats, this place is the perfect hangout spot.
Enjoy Mediterranean delicacies at this award-winning beachside restaurant featuring an unforgettable dining experience. Located at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, the venue offers spectacular views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.
Siddhartha Lounge By Buddha-Bar
Emulating a fresh urban ambience with 360-degree views of Dubai Marina and The Palm Jumeriah while offering weekly entertainment to tantalise all the senses, this place is yet another outdoor destination which is a must-visit.
This cool contemporary restaurant offers an authentic Italian experience with the ambience of European luxury and a palate-enlightening cuisine while displaying stunning views from the terrace.
This gorgeous Italian restaurant has a lovely terrace setting with views overlooking both the beach and Marina backdrop. Located at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach, this restaurant has a pizzeria on the top deck with romantic fine dining below plus a terrace bar.