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    19 of the most Instagrammable restaurants to visit in Dubai


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    Dubai’s burgeoning food scene is growing by the day.
    With unique offerings and an endless array of food and beverage options, these quaint cafés offer a space for like-minded individuals to connect or enjoy some alone time with a book.
    Known for its aesthetic interiors and artisanal coffee culture, each creative space allows a quick escape from any mundane routine.
    If you’re looking for a midweek refresh or a co-working environment to inspire you, we’ve compiled some of the most inspiring and Instagrammable spaces for your next visit.
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    The secret behind Bulgari Resort Dubai’s two Michelin restaurants


    by Sarah Joseph
    59 mins ago

    General Manager of Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai, Pep Lozano shares how Bulgari Resort Dubai is now a destination driving travel in its own right, with two Michelin stars awarded to Il Ristorante and one Michelin star to Restaurant Hōseki.

    Hōseki offers a unique Omakase experience with just nine seats – was this the plan from the outset?
    Yes, it was always the plan to have just nine seats. The reason behind this was to ensure we could tailor the exchange between the Chef and the guest, all while serving other guests at the same time. Nine seats allowed Chef to do so and serve guests with a spirit of wa, meaning harmony, without jeopardising any of the aspects that make for a perfect Omakase. Think of Omakase as chef inviting you to his home – everything is up to him. This once in a lifetime encounter needs to be perfect and as Chef Sugiyama and his staff put their hearts and souls into the service, limiting seating capacity ensures that the Chef does so.
    The restaurant has been awarded one Michelin star by The Michelin Guide for two consecutive years since 2022 and the 26th best restaurants on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Middle East & North Africa 2023. How does it feel to accomplish this title?
    I think that achieving this title is a proof of Chef Sugiyama’s gratitude to his guests, to Bulgari Resort Dubai, to his staff, suppliers, and Japanese producers who have been involved in the project since its inception. With or without this title, Sugiyama’s passion for cooking remains the same. Never satisfied with things as they are, Hōseki constantly tinkers, always searching through trial and error for a better version of itself.
    The fresh prime ingredients are imported directly from Japan. How does this further add to the quality of the food?
    Sugiyama goes to great lengths to ensure that everything at Hōseki is made in Japan, from the fish, vegetables and salt to the tableware. Fresh products are flown in from Japan several times a week – it’s just like visiting Tokyo’s Toyosu Market. Since Dubai is five hours behind Japan, when the restaurant closes at midnight, it’s 5AM in Japan. That’s just when the market is taking a breather. Dubai’s location is perfect. All the producers are personal contacts from his years working in Japan, people who work with him because they know and trust him. When the carefully selected ingredients are gathered from all over Japan, they are loaded onto containers headed for Hōseki. Chef Sugiyama wants his guests to have a piece of Japan, the moment they walk into the restaurant.

    Chef Sugiyama is a sixth-generation sushi master. Talk us through his career and background.
    Chef Sugiyama is the son of a sushi chef, owner of a long-established restaurant founded in 1865. His paternal and maternal grandparents all owned sushi restaurants. Yet as a young boy, he did not see himself continuing that family tradition. Both parents worked from morning to evening, and even on days off they always answered the phone if it rang. Not for a single day could work and home life be separated. Seeing at first hand the grinding hardship of running one’s own business, Sugiyama simply didn’t see becoming a sushi chef as an option. One day, Sugiyama had the opportunity to serve a customer a dish he’d prepared himself. When he saw the customer smile upon tasting his cooking, Sugiyama knew that this was what he wanted to do. Seeing the moment when a customer smiles on eating his food is the true thrill of counter service. It wasn’t long before Sugiyama reconnected with sushi. Later, after working at a series of sushi shops in Tokyo, Sugiyama had the good fortune of beginning his apprenticeship at Sushi Kanesaka. Then in 2017, when Bulgari Resort Dubai opened, Sugiyama was presented with an enthusiastic offer and set off for Dubai.
    What’s next for Hōseki by Chef Sugiyama?
    While the path to sushi might look very simple, it is a very complicated and difficult one. Chef Sugiyama considers that he’s still on the way to the best version of Hōseki. He aims to do better and work harder every day in order to provide a unique experience to his guests.

    The restaurant echoes the elegant design of the original Bulgari Hotel Milano – what are the design elements that correlate to its original design?
    The design elements of Il Ristorante-Niko Romito’s are a celebration of Italian heritage. The décor is designed in a purely Italian – Roman Baroque – style. The restaurant showcases framed iconic Bulgari archive photographs and brand heritage images that recall over 130 years of Roman jewellery history. It is an intimate space centered around one ethos: the integration of Italian soul, coupled with Bulgari’s superior approach to luxury. You will find the same at Bulgari Hotel Milano’s Il Ristorante. For instance, the oval-shaped Bulgari Bar is found at both outposts and was inspired by the famous Fontana Della Barcaccia, just a stone’s throw away from Bulgari’s Roman boutique. It doesn’t get more Italian than that. The menu celebrates the rich heritage of history.
    What are the key stand out dishes?
    The key standout dishes are definitely some that represent the most historical dishes inItalian heritage. I would probably recommend starting with an Antipasto all’italiana, which offers a variety of Italian regional specialties, an interesting gastronomic tour from the North to the South of the country. Then I would go for one of our homemade pasta, like the Spaghetti e pomodoro, a modern interpretation of the classic pasta with a hard preparation behind it. It’s a dish that takes inspiration from Reale, Chef Niko’s three-starred restaurant in Abruzzo. Finally, I would recommend either a Cotoletta, to try our version of this very well know Italian classic. To end the dinner, the tiramisu or one of the seasonal creations like the buffalo stracciatella cheese ice cream, balsamic vinegar and wild blackberries.
    Many of the top-quality ingredients are flown in from Italy. How does this add to the experience?
    We try to always use Italian ingredients and when importing them is not possible we work with the finest local producers and choose the best products the country can offer. We always look for the best raw materials and treat them with the utmost respect. We really want our guests to experience a piece of Italy and while we strive to work with more local products, there are certain ingredients that just cannot be replaced yet. Dubai is very set up regarding the import of outstanding quality products, given the fact that the city is positioned close to Europe and the rest of the world. It’s really all about bringing Italian excellence to Dubai and we do that with all of the strong research that goes into every dish.

    The simple dishes add a series of complex transformation techniques – tell us more.
    Il Ristorante-Niko Romito is a beautiful international project designed for the Bulgari Hotel worldwide. A lot of what Chef Niko does is embodying a code of Italian cooking that starts from the classics and is reinterpreted in a contemporary manner, expressing the cultural importance, elegance and essence. Seasonality plays a big role in the conception of the menu, and of course the elements of each season are present in the menus at Il Ristorante-Niko Romito. New dishes are introduced to the menu each month, keeping in perfect harmony with the Italian seasons and linked to Italian traditions from the North to the South. Additionally, we don’t conceive a dish stating we want to do a dish of Mozzarella and Tomato, for example. We start working on giving the identity to the main ingredient we want to focus on. In this case, let’s work with the Mozzarella. Ingredients can be so versatile depending on the temperature, its environment, by a treatment. Once we understand the best way to bring this ingredient to life, we try to play around it.
    What’s next for Il Ristorante-Niko Romito?
    We will continue to provide excellence of food and service. We are now recognised in the MICHELIN Guide for a second time in a row, being one of the very few to have received this remarkable recognition of two stars. We will of course continue to strive to provide the best Italian experience there is and express the cultural importance of Italian cuisine. Our menu is a declaration of love to Italy and we will continue to express it through all our reinterpretations.
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    All the times Salt Bae impressed the royal families around the world


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    A viral sensation who became famous for his meat-slapping, salt-sprinkling and signature sunglasses in no time, Nusr-et one of the most visited restaurants in Dubai.
    Chef Nusret Gökçe, also known as ‘Salt Bae’, has impressed many celebrity A-listers around the world, but he has also become a hit amongst the royal crowd.
    After winning credit for all his memes, he’s surely managed to wow royal families from around the world, as well as here in the UAE.
    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

    Sharing a photo to Facebook, the chef revealed the Ruler of Dubai visited one of his establishments back in 2017. The Ruler of Dubai paid a further visit to his Jumeriah Beach Road restaurant in 2018.
    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

    With restaurants both in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, is seen laughing in this image, as he received yet another royalty’s stamp of approval. The shared image of him displays him shaking hands with the royal, captioning it “The King”. His Highness paid a visit to Salt Bae in 2017 in Dubai.
    King Mohammed VI of Morocco

    Belonging to the Alaouite dynasty, the King of Morocco was snapped in the lovely image with Salt Bae which he captioned saying, “Thank you for visiting me.” The monarch paid a visit to Dubai back in 2018.
    Jordan’s King Abdullah II & Queen Rania

    Posing with Jordan’s reigning monarch King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania, Salt Bae met the royals in 2017. Upon their visit three years ago, Salt Bae shared some photos of himself with the Jordanian royals and thanked both the king and queen for their hospitality and generosity.
    On our next visit to the world-renowned restaurant, we hope to capture a snap with Salt Bae himself if he’s in town.
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    Feel like a Royal at these luxe Sheikh Hamdan-approved restaurants in Dubai


    by Sarah Joseph
    13 mins ago

    When it comes to knowing the best restaurants to dine at in Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum always knows best.
    No stranger to Dubai’s foodie scene, when it comes to dining at the city’s fine-dining spots, Fazza knows best. From alfresco havens to new speakeasies, Dubai’s Crown Prince has paid a visit to a myriad of restaurants, to ensure he’s always on top of the food game.
    From sophisticated alfresco havens to all the authentic food choices, this royal is regularly seen dining out at some of the best F&B concepts Dubai has to offer.
    If you’re in need of some inspiration on where to dine next, Emirates Woman has curated a list of all the sophisticated restaurants that have received Sheikh Hamdan’s stamp of approval.
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    9 wanderlust-inspired accounts to #follow on Instagram this month


    by Sarah Joseph
    40 mins ago

    Looking for new travel-inspired accounts to follow on Instagram for where to go this summer? Emirates Woman has curated the ultimate guide of restaurants and hotels to fill your feed with a host of aesthetic venues.
    Banyan Tree AlUla@banyantree.alula
    A sustainable sanctuary set in the heart of the desert valley.
    Where effortless style meets casual beachside bliss.
    Ancient Greek Sandals@ancientgreeksandals
    Cool craftsmanship.
    Olivia Von Halle@oliviavonhalle
    Luxury loungewear designed for evenings out and in alike.
    Christopher Esber@christopher_esber

    Directional cuts for a cool girl vibe.
    Anantara Golden Triangle@anantara_goldentraingle
    A jungle base where you can explore Nature in Thailand.
    Six Senses Ibiza@sixsenses.ibiza
    The best of bohemian luxe.

    An eco-conscious brand for key summer attire.

    Discover the French savoir-faire through its swimwear, lingerie and activewear collections.
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    13 exciting activities to do in the UAE this Eid Al-Adha

    Your ultimate guide to this weekend in the UAE –June 23 to July 2, 2023.
    Savour Mexican cuisine

    For authentic Mexican flavours, the newly opened Puerto 99 in DIFC boasts an incredibly diverse menu offering. Blending reminiscence with forward-thinking, Puerto 99 DIFC combines elements of Mexican tradition with futuristic installations that tell their unique story—an exotically playful space that is both enchanting and sophisticated, borrowing inspiration from the depths of the Mexican jungles. In addition to their elevated dining element, Puerto 99 DIFC offers an exciting nightlife experience with its top-notch sound and light systems, attracting the late night DIFC dwellers looking for a gateway to the most exclusive fiesta in Dubai. Located in Waldorf Astoria DIFC, It’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 1pm to 1am and Thursday to Saturday 1pm to 5am.
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    Hone your inner artist

    Guests are invited to step into the realm of inspiration at One&Only The Palm curated by the talented local artist, Rabab Tantawy, as they participate in a captivating workshop at the stunning 101 Privé, One&Only The Palm’s exclusive overwater event space with ArtKorero. Perfect for families and friends, attendees can immerse themselves in the creative process and unlock their artistic potential. Known for its renowned traditional Arabian hospitality, the resort warmly welcomes visitors within the cultural hub of the Middle East. The workshop is taking place on Friday, June 30, 2023 and is priced at Dhs400 per person and includes all materials, refreshments and bites at 101 Privé.
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    Brunch it up

    The award-winning fine-dining restaurant Demon Duck welcomes guests to savour the finest Asian cuisine. Indulge in the exquisite Pan-Asian cuisine crafted by the renowned celebrity chef Alvin Leung. Filled with a vibrant atmosphere accompanied by eccentric and whimsically theatrical décor, savour the flavours of the menu’s exceptional classics along with entertainment by the one and only DJ Aneesh Gera. It takes place every Saturday at Caesars Palace Dubai from 1pm to 4pm
    Unwind at this spa-cation

    Indulge in an exclusive idyllic getaway at One&Only The Palm and relax at the property’s private air-conditioned poolside cabana, a few steps away from the stunning grand pool. Curated for couples or any two guests, the Guerlain Spa offers a luxurious 60-minute treatment, along with a Pool & Beach day pass accompanied by a 3-course lunch menu at ZEST. The package is available until September 30, 2023 and is priced at Dhs2,800 on the weekends including public holidays and Dhs2,300 on weekdays from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.
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    Indulge in an elegant Afternoon tea

    Situated in the elegant lobby of Mandarin Oriental with an adjoining terrace, there’s no shortage of traditional treats and decadent delights when it comes to the Summer Afternoon Tea menu at Noor Lounge: a selection of savoury and sweet bites is complemented by a variety of refreshing mocktails, iced teas and coffees. The Summer Afternoon Tea is priced at Dhs320 for two or Dhs165 for a single guest, available daily from 2pm to 6pm from July 1 to August 31, 2023.
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    Enjoy a laid-back brunch

    Spanning over four hours, the generous Maison Mathis brunch takes place to the backdrop of incredible live music provided by the soulful Charlene Duo who will take the celebrations into the after party, which kicks off from 5pm, along with an epic buy one get one free deal available on selected drinks. The main sharing style concept is available for re-order again and again, starting with Maison Mathis’ legendary oysters. Freshly shucked, the oysters are the perfect way to tantalize tastebuds and begin the meal with a bang. The dishes include Wagyu Tartare, Lamb Chops and more.  The soft drinks package is priced at Dhs229 per person, with the house beverage package priced at Dhs329 from 1pm to 5pm, making it one of the longest brunch at Voco Dubai The Palm.
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    Savour a delectable burger at home

    From glorious patties to juicy fries, there’s an array of delicious burger joints in Dubai that we’ll surely be savouring from. Whether you need a bit of mid-week indulgence or are simply looking to treat yourself after a long week, a burger is the best way to enjoy an indulgent meal, making those calories worth-it. From gourmet-style burgers at La Maison Ani to innovative palate tingling katsu burgers at High Joint, there’s an arrat of endless options available. With no shortage of brilliant buns across the emirate,Emirates Woman  is here to present our tried-and-tasted hotspots to visit ASAP.
    Rejuvenate at a blissful staycation

    For an undisturbed beach getaway, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa promises a staycation unlike any other. Guests can savour in the dishes from the renowned Café Nikki featuring dishes made from the freshest ingredients including highlights such as, Yakitori, and much more. For some secluded tranquility, guests can visit the idyllic Nikki Spa for a complete relaxation with a Hammam, sauna, steam, ice fountain and a mixed vitality pool both indoor and outdoor with an exclusive offer for UAE residents at 30 percent off the best available rate for a two night stay, complimentary breakfast at Café Nikki, 30 percent off treatments at the spa, use of Tone Gym and thermal zones and complimentary entrance to the beach club during the stay. To redeem the offer, visitors need to present a valid UAE ID and mention the code ‘STAYCATION’.
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    Make a splash at the pool

    Fridays are all about making a splash at Terra Solis. Guests can dive into the weekend with the irresistible pool access packages at AED 200 per person, accompanied by a 50 percent redeemable voucher for food and beverages. Visitors are in for the electrifying Ibiza Friday experience, featuring a live performance by the dynamic Quilliam, complemented by the soulful Mambo Brothers’ Ibiza sunset mix, meticulously curated by One World Radio. Tantalise taste buds with the delectable specials of the day for just Dhs255, including refreshing Sangria and mouthwatering Patatas Bravas, all while basking in the sun-kissed paradise of a poolside oasis.
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    Experience a dreamy escape

    Searching for a dreamy adult-only escape right above the sea? SAL is the place to be! Soak up the sun in style as you laze by the infinity pool, taking in breath-taking views of the pristine coastline. And if that’s not enough, unwind at SAL’s chic restaurant and indulge in its delectable cuisine while sipping on delicious cocktails. The package is available on weekdays from Monday to Thursday for Dhs500 per person inclusive of Dhs250 redeemable on F&B, weekends from Friday to Sunday for Dhs700 per person inclusive of Dhs350 redeemable on F&B.
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    Opt for a summer glow up

    Throughout the season, Raffles the Palm Dubai offers an extraordinary experience with the Summer Glow Up package that enlivens moments of reflection by immersing themselves in a 60-minute Balinese massage, followed by a day at leisure by the pool or on the picturesque, white-sanded shore of Raffles the Palm Dubai. For Dhs550 per person, guests can experience all this and redeem AED 150 F&B credit by the pool or at Piatti by the Beach. Anyone wishing to treat themselves to the epitome of wellness and serenity can do so with the exquisite ‘The Joy of Eid Al Adha’ package, exclusively available from June 28 until July 2, 2023. Crafted to make this special occasion truly memorable, spa enthusiasts can embark on a blissful journey with a luxurious 120-minute Relaxing North African Hammam treatment meticulously designed to soothe body and mind. As an added delight, each guest will also receive a complimentary Cinq Mondes Spa gift, ensuring a truly immersive and rewarding experience. Priced at Dhs995 per person, this package promises an unrivalled escape and an opportunity to celebrate Eid Al Adha in pure serenity and comfort.
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    Work it out

    Looking to revamp your fitness routine? Then Pilates might be the perfect option for you. With celebrities such as Hailey Bieber, Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner, elevating their fitness routine with reformer Pilates, it’s time for you to take up a session or two. Designed to improve physical strength and coordination, form long-term habits and ensure greater core strength, these workouts allow to strengthen your muscles and feel mentally fit. Pilates can help create long, lean, and defined muscles, while also helping to reduce stress, creating awareness in the body, and improving mental clarity. So, if you’re looking to begin on your Pilates fitness journey, we’re curated a guide of all the must-visit studios in Dubai. From Blended Wellness to Posture., there are a myriad of professional studios list in our Emirates Woman guide in the emirate with expert trainers.
    Rejuvenate at this short-haul escape

    Escape to the lap of luxury at The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, where breathtaking natural landscapes, stunning beaches, and world-class amenities come together to offer an unparalleled luxury getaway. Situated just 25 minutes away from the city center, this stunning oasis blends contemporary architecture with natural colors, providing the perfect backdrop for panoramic ocean views and long white sand beaches, leaving guests feeling both amazed and at peace. For the adventure enthusiast, the resort has a range of outdoor activities, including kayaking and paddle-boarding through mangroves, cycling along scenic trails, and golfing at an exclusive course. For a more laid-back experience, the resort offers yoga, rejuvenating spa sessions, and three exclusive lounges, including Vinesse Bar, Aquario Bar, and The Library. Guests can also unwind by the beach, basking in the warm sunshine while listening to the soothing sound of waves.
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    For the cover we are honoured to have former monk and author, Jay Shetty who we discuss manifestation, meditation, and the power of gratitude with. Jay was also kind enough to share his time with us on his recent trip to Dubai, you can watch the full interview on YouTube where he shares his thoughts on habits, discipline, and happiness – a conversation that is as inspiring as it is insightful. Watch the full interview on YouTube.
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    6 restaurants in Dubai that have stood the test of time


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    Be it the pandemic or a surge of new restaurants opening in the UAE, there are certain fine-dining havens that have stood the test of time by strongly making their mark in the culinary world.
    From internationally acclaimed chefs to renowned names from around the world, Emirates Woman has gathered a list of all the restaurants which have come out stronger despite the circumstances.

    After opening in 2008, here in DIFC, Zuma has indeed stood the test of time as the restaurant has won numerous accolades and gained recognition worldwide. Having stayed relevant to date, this culinary haven has made a mark in the food industry with staple dishes, that are loved by all. This fine-dining concept always aims to serve the highest quality products in a sophisticated environment as guests gather to share their passion for food. Located in Gate Village 6, DIFC, it’s open from daily from 12pm to 3:30pm and Saturday to Wednesday 7pm to 12pm and Thursday and Friday 7pm to 1am.
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    LPM Restaurant & Bar

    Opening in 2010 as one of the most anticipated new restaurants in the emirate, this restaurant has established itself with painstaking attention to detail that has gone into creating each and every dish. From sun-soaked artichokes to fresh seafood that’s served to perfection. With techniques that require extreme care and precision, LPM serves food that is inspired by the French Riviera. Located at Gate Village 8, DIFC, it’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 12pm to 11pm, Thursday 12pm to 11:30pm, Friday 12:30pm to 11:30pm and Saturday 12:30pm to 11pm.
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    Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

    Having opened its doors in 2017 in Dubai, this fine-dining Italian haven serves excellent Tuscan cooking, all made to perfection. Whether a special occasion or especially wanting to treat yourself, the freshness of the produce can be tasted with every bite, making it a must-visit here in the emirate. Situated in a relaxing surrounding by the water, It’s located in Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel and is open daily from 12pm to 3:30pm and 7pm to 11:30pm.
    For more information visit

    This hip venue has become one of Dubai’s most sought-after places over the years, with stunning interiors and exceptional views of Dubai Marina. With indulgent flavours of the Far East & Asia, its innovative menu enamours guests from around the globe as they enjoy eclectic tunes from the resident DJ. As a wealth of sensory experiences await you, Buddha-Bar has been around for a long time and continues to make its mark here in the emirate. Open daily from 7pm to 1am, it’s located in Grosvenor House Dubai.
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    La Cantine Du Faubourg

    After opening its doors more than a decade ago, this coveted address became a must-visit place for many with its range of dining and entertainment options. This Parisian restaurant has made a mark for itself here in the emirate, as it continues to create a multi-sensory experience for all. Having recently refurbished its interiors, La Cantine du Fauboug is back and with a host of events and a stunning alfresco terrace. Located in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, it’s open from Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday 12pm to 5pm and then 7pm to 2am.
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    Toro Toro

    After opening its doors in 2011, Toro Toro soon became a luxury culinary concept with a menu establishing flavours from every corner of South America. While offering a stylish yet relaxed dining experience, this restaurant became the first of its kind in the emirate. With uber-chic leather furniture and aromas from Latin America, this restaurant was developed by leading chef Richard Sandoval. Located in Grosvenor House Dubai, it’s open daily from 7pm to 1am.
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    Date night: 8 romantic restaurants to book in Dubai


    by Team Emirates Woman
    28 mins ago

    Amid all the chaos, a romantic date night with your partner can help ease the stress of the week.
    Home to a myriad of luxurious restaurants, Dubai offers a variety of cuisines and one-of-a-kind cocktails that are hard to miss as you dine with your loved one.
    So, impress your partner with these Emirates Woman-approved date night restaurant options ASAP.
    Bulgari Yacht Club

    It overlooks a 46-boat harbour where you can dine al fresco, setting a seriously chic mood for those wanting an elevated experience without too much fuss. The service is impeccable, the food will surprise, and delight and you’ll be able to enjoy live music in the evening that sets just the right tone.
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    STAY by Yannick Alléno, One&Only The Palm

    Idyllically placed at the One& Only The Palm, STAY by Yannick Alléno promises an evening of indulgence and exceptional dining. An epicurean experience of classic French dining is curated by master chef Yan- nick Alléno offering the highest level of hospitality at the two-star Michelin restaurant. For the ultimate dining experience, choose the four courses elegantly titled “Emotions” or opt for the six-course menu “Experience”. A serene dining experience is available on the secluded garden terrace blanketed by fairy lights for that extra private quaint experience.
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    Pierchic, Jumeirah Al Qasr

    Perhaps one of Dubai’s most iconic locations, Pierchic boasts unparalleled sea views, overlooking the Burj Al Arab. If you want a wow destination that makes an impact this is it. The food is also exceptional, as overseen by Head Chef Beatrice Segoni. Take a short stroll post-dinner across the water and you’ll feel like you’re on vacation.
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    Twiggy by La Cantine

    Twiggy by La Cantine gives you a feeling of being in the Cote d’Azur. If a chic yet chilled vibe is your go-to, this is the perfect low-key option for you. Mediterranean flavours with the freshest Sushi ingredients make for an unforgettable evening against a picturesque dinner painted against a balmy sunset.
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    Dine like the Parisians do in this chic, cosy and very cool new location. Raspoutine brings decadence to dinner with opulent interiors and the finest French fare. . Behind its carefully guarded doors are a set of intimate and mysterious rooms with a chic & festive atmosphere, only known by a handful of insiders.
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    With a fun atmosphere and the best in Peruvian cuisine, Coya is a great option if you want a little more energy from the crowd for your evening. You can also take a walk post-dinner around the incredible grounds of The Four Seasons’ Hotel where Coya is situated.
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    Amelia Lounge

    With authentic Nikkei cuisine available from our award-winning à la carte menu, refreshing signature cocktails and premium drinks available throughout the night, guests can enjoy a romantic setting across our lounge or restaurant area with views of Downtown and the Burj Khalifa. Located in Address Sky View, this restaurant allows guests to experience Amelia’s extraordinary journey filled with mystery, adventure, and discovery.
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    La Mar

    La Mar celebrates the authentic and diverse flavours of Peruvian gastronomy, inviting diners to tour through Peru’s incredible cultural and culinary diversity ranging from traditional seafood cebiche to whole fish cooked in a charcoal-fired oven. The restaurant’s menu takes diners on a deep dive into traditional Peruvian seafood dishes, which is anchored by Acurio’s celebrated Peruvian cebiche. Guests can explore a wide range of different cebiches from traditional cilantro, lime, and red onions to more unique creations such as nori and daikon
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    Encompassing all the elements of romance, the new restaurant and lounge bring the pinnacle of Anatolian hospitality with heartfelt service, palette-pleasing flavours and visually appealing decor, all in a vivacious ambiance that takes guests on an enchanting, sensorial journey and exudes the very definition of its name – which translates to ‘dream’ in Turkish.  Draped in enigmatic interior design and décor, Rüya Dubai is St. Regis The Palm, Dubai’s latest installment and welcomes guests from 6pm onwards.
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