Seeing that the weekend is finally here, it's kind of a given that you and your gang must be in the process of making plans to unwind together. Well, if you are a Dubai native, then there is a plethora of options for you to chill in style with your squad. And to help you make the most of this weekend here are our top picks of some of the finest restaurants in Dubai that we think that you must hit up this weekend to jazz up your get-together plans.
Located in an excellent location, Revel Haus tops this list because of its high-energy vibe, a luscious spread of delicious food & of course, its exemplary services. The restaurant really has everything to impress even the most tough to please gourmands of the city, including live music! The bespoke drinks on offer are good too plus, if you are a hookah person then they have got those too.
Must-haves: Indo Kachumber Salad, Dragon Rolls, Gosht Rogan Josh, Murg Makkhan Palakwala & Shikari Murgh Tikka
Cost for two: AED 400
Burnout is yet another value-for-money hangout place that offers lip-smacking food. In the true style of an idyllic hangout spot, this café also offers board games & live music to help you make the most of your unwinding session with your buddies. Their lavish buffet & breakfast spreads are a huge hit amongst the foodie circles of the city. All in all a great place to sit, relax and recharge while enjoying great grub and even a shisha or two with friends.
Must-haves: Arrabbiata Pasta, Ragda Pattice, Veg Momos, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Chinese Sizzler, Crispy Chicken & Hakka Noodles
Cost for two: AED 100
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Yet another great place popular in the city of gold popular for its delectable food for years now. The presentation is nicely done and the portion size is enormous too. The quality is top-notch & is worth giving a try. The restaurant offers drool-worthy Arabian & middle eastern preparations. They have both indoor & outdoor seating available.
Must-haves: Chicken Bukhari, Chicken Kabsah, Chicken Shawarma Meal, Grilled Chicken, Hummus with Meat & Meat Sajia
Cost for two: AED 80
Perfect for a laidback coffee date or a casual get-together with friends, chapter Nine is quite popular for its huge variety of pizzas, plus their beverages are amazing too. From soups to desserts, they have got it all. The best part is that the outlet is pet friendly, so you can chalk this out as the perfect place to spend some peaceful bonding time with your furry friends. Vegan options are also available.
Must-haves: Chicken Tikka Pizza, Tacos, Classic Avocado Toast, Hot Flavoured Latte, Watermelon Mojito & Choco Shake.
Cost for two: AED 150
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Located on the ground floor of the Taj Dubai, the quirky design will surely amaze you. They have both indoor & outdoor seating options available. Inside you’ll see all the wooden work along with plush green chairs. The restaurant serves a limited menu, but everything on offer is extremely palatable. All popular and known beverage brands under the sun are available here. The restaurant also does happy hours, live music, and weekend brunches.
Must-haves: Eloquent Fried Chicken, Pulled Beef Nachos, Wasabi Prawn & cocktails.
Cost for two: AED 450
Inspired by Molecular Gastronomy serving North Indian Cuisine with a twist. The fantastic place is one of the coolest bars in town. The interiors are done up in bright colors and there’s ample seating. This place is truly a paradise for vegetarians.
Must-haves: Roomali Cheese Papad, Pan Mousse, Jamun Juice, Galouti Kebab Platter, Dal Masala, Summer Cooler
Cost for two: AED 180
Located in the Trident Building, Mazah is one of the most popular places amongst people who love Lebanese food. With comfortable seating & great service, this place offers an incredible selection of fine teas and an all-encompassing beverage menu.
Must-haves: Half Grilled Chicken, Fatteh Hummus, Baba Ghanooj & Shrimp with Saffron
Cost for two: AED 220
A perfect place to chill out with your friends in the evenings, Jouri offers American & Arabian cuisines. The best thing about this place is the panoramic view of the city’s skyline. The restaurant serves shisha as well & the staff is quite friendly.
Must-haves: seafood soup, spring salad, cheese platter, Indian panna cotta.
Cost for two: AED 250
Brothaus is a wildly popular place known and adored for its variety of delicious baked goods, desserts and other café staples. Their menu is divided into varied sections featuring a plump selection of varied snacks and nibbles. It has nice-looking interiors and a pretty semi-open area that we personally love a lot.
Must-haves: Sausage, Fresh Beer, Pastries, fresh baked Breads, Shisha
Cost for two: AED 285
Located in Shangri La Hotel, Dunes café offers a huge selection of mouthwatering dishes. The décor of this place is quite pretty and sure to mesmerize you with its opulence. They have themed nights throughout the week & special seafood festivals regularly.
Must-haves: Sea Food, Buffet, Deserts, Seafood, Coffee
Cost for two: AED 330
Vishal is passionate about traveling, food, long drives, music & loves pets. When at home, he watches movies & is crazy about exploring new places. He is into gaming too & has a keen interest in photography.
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