The home of amazing culinary experiences, Dubai’s dining scene is always on the rise. Michelin-starred chefs, global cuisines, ultra-luxe settings, and creative menus adding to the city’s culinary prestige are a source of every gourmand’s delight. These fine dining restaurants beside catering to their guests’ cravings also feature stunning décor and great service that together make for an unforgettable culinary experience. With new lockdown norms providing relaxations in restrictions, more and more restaurants in Dubai are gearing up to welcome guests once again with all necessary precautionary practices in place. To further safeguard the wellbeing of diners, EazyDiner’s EazySafe+ initiative is going the extra mile by implementing a comprehensive set of hygiene protocols on select partner restaurants in Dubai to ensure a stronger end to end control on food quality and safety.
So foodies, leave all your worries behind and treat yourself with a nice sit-down dinner at any of these Safe fine dining restaurants in Dubai approved by EazySafe+:
The brainchild of renowned Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Signature is one of the few sought after Indian fine-dining restaurants in Dubai. The grey and silver décor with dim lighting create a chic and classy ambiance. All the delicacies on the menu are made traditionally by following proper Indian recipes to maintain a perfect balance of flavors and textures. There are plenty of both veg and non-veg options in the menu to choose from along with a sizeable section dedicated to a selection of rich Indian desserts.
Must-haves: Rogan-e-Nalli, Hyderabadi Gosht Biryani, Grilled Paneer Makhni, and Phirni Panjeeri Khasta.
Cost for two: AED 330
This award-winning fine-dining place is one of the best Italian restaurants in Dubai with an affection for seafood-based delicacies. They have picturesque terrace seating that provides a splendid view of Burj Khalifa. With talented Italian Chef Leonardo Maltese at the helm, this restaurant takes you to a gastronomic journey of Italy through its delectable food menu.
Must-haves: Chef’s Special Risotto al Tartufo Invernal, Fettuccine Cacio E Pepe Pata, and Homemade Ravioli with Red Lobster Prawns & Scampi.
Cost for two: AED 700
Mint Leaf of London is one of the many swish fine dining restaurants in Dubai located in the trendiest area of the city. This charming place is all about contemporary Indian food with global influences. Their menu takes classic Indian flavors and gives them a progressive facelift.
Must-haves: Palak Patta Chaat, Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken with Kasoori Methi Lavash, Chicken Curry with Masala Pao, and Lotus Pista Biscotti.
Cost for two: AED 350
The elegant vibe of Bahar, along with the delicious Persian dishes with a modern spin on offer, makes this a high ranking place in the list of must-visit fancy restaurants in Dubai. This Persian cuisine serving restaurant is located on the waterfront level of Dubai Marina. The interiors are done in a calming cream tone, with added turquoise elements to give the entire space a tasteful Persian feel.
Must-haves: Shashlik Lamb Chops, Ghalieh Mahi (Grilled Fish), and Haleem Bademjan (Aborigine dish cooked with chickpeas served with caramelized onions).
Cost for two: AED 120
This modern Indian restaurant is known for its experimental culinary techniques with Indian cuisine. It serves an array of traditional Indian delicacies that appear modern both in terms of taste and presentation.
Must-haves: Chettinad Chicken Curry with Thai Black Rice Appam, Avocado Galouti Kebab, and Elaneer Payasam.
Cost for two: AED 400
'Gazebo' is one of the best Indian restaurants in Dubai acclaimed for its delightful spread of Indian and Mughlai delicacies. Their all-encompassing menu features everything right from soups and starters to main course dishes and even desserts at reasonable prices. You can select from an endless variety of authentic dishes creatively prepared by professional chefs.
Must-haves: Murgh Hyderabadi Biryani, Mutton Kebabs, Kadai Paneer, Dal-e-Khaas, and Angoori Rabdi.
Cost for two: AED 135
Another gem in the long list of top restaurants in Dubai is Coastal Bait. With Goan-Portuguese style elegant interiors and a huge variety of seafood dishes on the menu, Coastal Bait gives an all-embracing experience complete with tables placed next to the arched French windows and dim mood lighting. As you browse through the menu, you will soon realize just how much of a paradise this place is for a seafood Connoisseur – everything from prawns and lobsters to pomfret and squid features on the menu.
Must-haves: Coastal Bait Special Prawns, Pomfret Tava Fry, Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce, and Barbecue Lobster.
Cost for two: AED 170
Quite high on the list of best restaurants in Dubai is Al Mandaloun serving authentic and delectable Lebanese food. The use of arches in the décor is a depiction of the Lebanese culture and traditions, accentuated by the ceiling lamps and hues of gold on the walls. Do try their in house hummus, which is incredibly smooth and creamy, and served with juicy pieces of meat.
Must-haves: Chicken Shish Taouk, Lamb Brochette, Kofta Kabab, Chicken Shawarma, and Kebab Kheshkhash.
Cost for two: AED 200
The Vintage Room offers the best of both worlds with its authentic Italian and equally delectable Indian delicacies. The interiors are done in soft hues of beige and black, giving the entire space an elegant look. Their breakfast spread is fabulous and features an amalgamation of Italian classics and popular Indian preparations. Their food presentation is on point and service staff is also prompt.
Must-haves: Bruschetta Al Pomodoro, Crostone Caprese, Gnochi, Scampi Risotto, and Hara Bhara Kabab.
Cost for two: AED 350
Adorned in rich red tones, chic upholstery, and royal décor, Ananta is an authentic North Indian Fine dining restaurant at The Oberoi Hotel that has been awarded “Best Indian Restaurant – Fine Dining” in the Middle East. The culinary team at Ananta presents the richness of Indian cuisine through well-researched recipes and authentic ingredients. The place brings to life age-old traditions through its cooking techniques and the extensive menu represents the states of India beautifully with delicacies from each state tastefully created
Must-haves: Pista Qorma Gosht, Lamb Momos, and Green Cardamom Apple Jalebi.
Cost for two: AED 450
Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.
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