Where to eat in Dubai?
Maybe you wish to enjoy some unparalleled restaurants in Dubai, or you don’t have deep pockets, you can find restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.
Dubai cuisines and food are one of the most international cuisines in the entire world. You can find the typical Lebanese, Iranian and Syrian cuisines easily in the city. Characteristic dishes comprise of grilled recipes; various fish and meat (no pork) that are cooked in this mode.
Some famous and most popular dishes that you can take delight of in Dubai are:
Mezze: This is an assortment of small dishes served as starters.
Hummus: The cream of chickpeas, sesame and olive oil.
Tabbouleh: A cold dish consisting of parsley, tomato, lettuce, olive oil and herbs.
Shawarma: Pita bread with thin slices of lamb, chicken or beef with vegetables and sauce.
Falafel: Croquettes of chickpeas or beans.
Koussa mahshi: Braised zucchini stuffed with rice and meat.
Chai Zanjabeel: Ginger tea.
Le-ge-matt: Ball milk, salted and fried and covered with honey yogurt.
Umm Ali: A puff pastry and almond cake that is usually served hot.
Esh Asaraya: Cheesecake with cream.
Best Places to eat
If you are looking to eat at the best price, in the old area of Deira, you will find cafes to eat some traditional dishes for less than 5 dirhams.
If what you want are restaurants where the locals eat, surprisingly, these are found in the shopping malls.
If you are willing to loosen your wallet in favor of lip-smacking food, these restaurants are some of the most recommended options in Dubai. Any one of these is a good place to surprise someone:
Buddha Bar (Hotel Grosvenor House): For relishing lip smacking food, you should definitely visit this restaurant. Everything is overshadowed by the impressive features of Asian court. The price is unlikely to fall below € 50 per person.
Al Mahara and Al Muntaha (Burj Al Arab): The first restaurant located under the sea and the latter over 200 meters high, both restaurants offer an out-of-the-world atmosphere. The price of a business lunch in a 7-star hotel is € 150 per person.
Reflets Par Pierre Gagnaire (Hotel InterContinental Dubai Festival City): Listed as one of the top 100 restaurants in the world, it offers innovative French cuisine. The price starts from € 100.
Something that you cannot miss
Something that you can not miss in Dubai is dining in the desert; you have several options, all unforgettable, especially the first, which includes an incredible route through the dunes by 4X4.
Desert Safari, belly dancing show
Belly dancing in the camp
Desert Safari with a dinner and a show
Dinner only in the desert
And if you want to take pleasure from enjoying a second special night, why not dine on a boat show?
Dinner Cruise Dubai Marina
Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek