Ambiance is such a critical element to dining experiences here in the UAE that it’s easy to take some of the more stunning restaurants and eateries for granted.
Check out these venues in Dubai that feature fabulous menus served up with fabulous outdoor views and vistas.
Pure Sky Lounge
Pure Sky Lounge features incredible meals and an outdoor setting that make this a must-try eatery in Dubai. They’ve also recently added ‘Pure Picnic’ on their 35th floor terrace, which provides the perfect sunset panoramas to the end of the weekend.
High up in the clouds, ‘Pure Picnic’ runs from 2pm – 10pm on Saturdays.
Located on 35th floor of the Hilton, The Walk, Pure Sky Lounge is the perfect venue for lazy Saturdays with stunning views of Dubai Marina and the Arabian Gulf. The perfect spot to catch sunset, the laid back format of the picnic brunch and eight hour duration allows picnic goers to rock up at their leisure.
La Cantine du Faubourg
Every weekday, from 5 to 8pm, guests can gather at La Cantine du Faubourg in their garden terrace for an elegant after-work get together underneath the olive trees.
Take your pick from their sommeliers’ selection (at friendly post-work rates); a wide array of fresh vegetables, and home-made guacamole. For the more famished, oyster platters, “planche de charcuterie”, “planche de fromages” and caviar need only be ordered from the kitchen!
The institutional Boardwalk restaurant, (located at the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club) is the ideal venue for those looking to experience encapsulating a time for friends and family to catch up whilst enjoying stunning sunset views of the Dubai Creek and indulging in the very best of Mediterranean food.
Make the most of the weather and choose to dine on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Dubai creek, or sit indoors and enjoy the fusion of nautical decoration, aqua blues and yacht-club decking.
The unbeatable combination of stunning scenery, delicious food and unlimited relaxation guarantees that Boardwalk is the perfect dining destination for any occasion.
Busaba Eathai is brought to Dubai from the creator of Hakkasan and Wagamama. Offering a casual dining establishment with an authentic Thai experience, Busaba Eathai delivers a much coveted selection of freshly prepared salads, stir fries and curries in an informal communal dining style. where dishes are designed to share and families and friends gather for to enjoy a mouth-watering food.
With dishes designed to share and indoor and outdoor dining options available, Busabe Eathai is the perfect location to get your Thai on in Dubai.
A wonderful addition to the food scene at DIFC, Dusty’s Dubai is a true reflection of the owner himself – Dusty Tourani. With menu items that are inspired by his travels from around the world, Dusty’s offers the perfect dining environment for a relaxed and laid back fun time with colleagues, friends and families.
Situated in a prime location, the terrace offers fantastic views of the neighboring DIFC area and is surrounded by lush palm trees and water features that add a natural feel to the venue.
Palm Jumeirah’s award-winning ristorante and beach club, RIVA has re-launched its BBQ by the Beach afternoons – the perfect chilled-out weekend activity. Diners can relish in an ever-changing selection of barbeque meat and fresh seafood, while enjoying the stunning views of Dubai’s private beaches and skyline with friends and family.
Also a great place for sundowners, diners can continue the afternoon in the relaxed beach side setting whilst sipping on cocktails. RIVA’s complete a la carte menu and kids menu is also available throughout the day in the fully-licensed RIVA Ristorante.