Dubai has quickly become a haven for Japanese restaurants many of which are adjoined to fancy nightclubs. Venture out to these haute spots when craving your sushi.
04 425 5660
One of the most popular night spots in all Dubai, Zuma is a sure bet for decadent, delicious and creative sushi. Located in Dubai’s financial district, anything you order at Zuma arrives with an innovative flair. Be sure not to miss out on the Black Cod, Jumbo Tiger Prawn with Yuzu Pepper, Salmon and Tuna Tartare, Rock Shrimp Tempura and of course, one of the bar's incredible cocktails often devised by Jimmy Barrett de Cecco, Zuma's award-winning barman.
Sheikh Zayed Road
04 501 8777
Considered to be one of the best spots in town for a night out or a delicious meal, Okku is top rated when it comes to sushi. Fish is reportedly flown in fresh from Tsukiji market in Japan. Signature dishes to sample are the spicy tuna on crispy rice, yellow tail carpaccio and the waygu beef with foie gras.
Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah 04 426 2626
Satisfy your sushi craving at Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s acclaimed restaurant Nobu located in Atlantis, the Palm Jumeirah. In addition to a vast variety of sushi, try the yellowtail sashimi in jalapenos, squid pasta with light garlic sauce, and black cod miso, some of Chef Nobu’s most imaginative dishes that led to his fame when he opened his restaurant in Los Angelese in 1987.
Radisson Blu Hotel
04 222 7171
One of Dubai's most popular Japanese restaurants, Minato serves authentic Japanese dishes with a contemporary twist. The restaurant is especially popular on Monday and Thursday night for its generous buffet which includes a live Teppanyaki table as well as a variety of delicious sushi.
Le Meridien Al Garhoud
04 217 0000
Known for its emphasis on the seasonality of food and ingredients, Kiku is consistently full of Japanse clients, a sure sign of the authenticity of its cuisine. Enjoy an unmatched Sushi counter, Teppanyaki table, Tatami room and sake bar.