The Top 5 People Watching Restaurants in Dubai

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Positioned as a cultural crossroads between East and West, Dubai is home to a multitude of world-class travelers. Within the city’s numerous luxurious properties and dazzling nightlife venues this eclectic group of people mix and mingle. Watch this diverse group of individuals at the following top five people watching restaurants in Dubai.

1 One and Only Royal Mirage

One of the most luxurious resorts and long time favorite for celebrity getaways, the One & Only Royal Mirage is a like stepping into an oasis of calm and eternal beauty. With 60-acres of landscaped gardens and a private beach, this is the ultimate place to relax in privacy. If you’re lucky, you might catch some notable international personalities laying on the beach.

04 399 9999

2 Frankie's

A joint Italian creation by English restaurateur Marco Pierre White and Italian jockey Frankie Dettori, you can find this renowned celebrity haunt also in sunny Dubai. The upscale diner serves delicious Italian food in a more laid back yet elegant setting. Located on the JBR Walk Frankie’s may not have the glitz and glamor but it definitely has the food which is why you might get a glimpse of some familiar faces within its interior.

Al Fattan Towers

04 399 4311

3 Cavalli Club

Ever since the Cavalli Club opened its glittering doors in May 2009 its crowd has been one of the glamorous in town and this includes the presence of international celebrities. At Cavalli’s opening party one thousand carefully selected guests danced the night away to a live performance of renowned DJ Claude Challe’s catchy electronic beats. Just recently number one Arab music star Nancy Ajram performed amidst the swarovski laden walls. Other celebrities spotted include Virginie Ledoyen, Anna Falchi and Dayana Mendoza.  Cavalli Club is one of Dubai’s most prestigious nightclubs for anyone belonging to the glamor crowd. Be ready for you’re bound to bump into someone at Cavalli.

The Fairmont Hotel

04 321 8806

4 Zuma

Renowned for its elegant contemporary design, excellent service and innovative Japanese cuisine, since its opening in 2008 London’s award-wining restaurant Zuma has quickly become one of the most popular evening spots in Dubai. This elegant and contemporary restaurant attracts the city's glamor and jet-set crowd making it one the best spots in town to people watch.


04 425 5660

5 Capital Club

Dubai’s premier private business club, located in the financial district, the Capital Club is the spot to be for Dubai’s big shots. The club occupies a prestigious site on the top four floors of Building 3 in Gate Village. Featuring excellent service and refined decor with a modern European flair, membership is by  invitation only. This is the place to be seen and to watch.


Gate Village 3, 4th floor

04 364 0111

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