Most of the top Dubai restaurants offer not only world-class cuisine, but also a unique experience of being on top of the world or surrounded by the sea.
A seafood restaurant run by a two Michelin stars chef Nathan Outlaw. Another attraction is the floor-to-ceiling glass panels separating the dining room from the giant aquarium. So the fish are literally swimming by and above you while you eat your oysters (500 AED for a dozen) or grilled tiger prawns in parsley and lemon butter sauce (475 AED).
A Latin American restaurant serving amazing steaks (210–350 AED).
Toro Toro has gotten on most of the lists for the best brunches in the city. Friday brunch is an extremely important social event for Dubaians. Most of the restaurants have special offers from 1pm till 5pm on Friday (the main idea is: pay a fixed price and join the opulent feast). The Toro Toro brunch costs from 375 AED (for the brunch with soft drinks) to 525 AED (for the brunch with beverages).
Pier 7 is a 7-story building with a restaurant on each floor. Cuisines vary from Latina to Asian. Stunning views of the city skyline, the Dubai Marina and the Arabian Gulf.
An Asian restaurant and bar with a relaxing Thai atmosphere and a perfect view over the Burj Khalifa tower. The cocktail menu contains some bold experiments with ingredients like balsamic vinegar or blue cheese.
One of the best Japanese places in Dubai. Miso marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf is especially recommended. Average check — 500 AED.