Dubai’s best restaurants with views
Head to Dubai’s first and only revolving restaurant for ever-changing views of the city. This chic spot serves up a swish buffet and live cooking stations, with themed nights throughout the week.
Where: Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira
Contact: +971 4 209 6914
Sea, sand and skyscrapers
Get yourself onto Bluewaters to take in the views of JBR’s beach and skyscrapers, with the sea sparkling between. And don’t miss the sea urchin spaghetti, while you’re at it. Beautiful.
Where: Bluewaters Island
Contact: +971 4 275 2577
Top of the world
Always find yourself looking at the tallest building in the world, rather than looking out from it? Change that, pronto. Take in views of the city down below and coastline on the horizon while dining on a menu of posh European plates.
Where: Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai
Contact: +971 4 888 3828
Dubai fountain views
This Thai spot not only looks at The Dubai Fountain, but sits on top of the waters in which it’s set. Prepare for authentic dishes – and plenty of heat.
Where: Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai
Contact: +971 4 888 3444
This Japanese restaurant and bar occupies the upper floors of Dubai’s pyramid-shaped Raffles hotel, looking back at the skyscrapers of Downtown and Sheikh Zayed Road. A top place to slurp down sashimi after sunset.
Where: Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha
Contact: +971 4 357 7888