Dining10 restaurants to try this winter with Jumeirah

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Dubai has become a world-class culinary destination, where exquisite dining options from around the world abound. From sampling authentic Southern Mediterranean cuisine while lazing by a 100m infinity pool to indulging in French-Mediterranean cuisine while gazing out at the Arabian sea, here are 10 of the best restaurants to experience this winter.

 

The Hide

The Hide is an elegant deco-style grill & bar tucked away in Jumeirah Al Qasr, a beautiful hotel inspired by 1,001 Arabian Nights that lies amid the serene waterways of Dubai's Madinat Jumeirah. The menu features 18-hour braised short rib served with mashed potatoes and lobster pasta with pepper bisque among other superb signature dishes.

Zheng He’s

Overlooking Dubai Madinat Jumeirah’s meandering waterways, Zheng He’s at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam is a lauded Chinese restaurant with neo-oriental design elements that evoke old-world charm and an extensive menu that honours the traditional approach to Chinese dining. Helmed by executive chef Wong Lain, it is named after the famous Chinese navigator and fleet navigator Zheng He, who is thought to have discovered America in 1418 CE.

Interiors at Zheng He at Jumeirah Mina A' Salam

 

Shimmers

Located right on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, with scenic views of the Burj Al Arab, Shimmers at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam serves exquisite Greek delicacies like moussaka or baked sea bass and features a stylish yet relaxed outdoor dining terrace. Leading the culinary team at this stunning alfresco dining spot, is chef Roberto Rispoli who has made his mark at some of the world’s most celebrated Mediterranean restaurants and continues to inspire with his passion for simple ingredients.

Rockfish

Featuring a mouthwatering menu of classic Italian dishes, Rockfish is Jumeirah Al Naseem’s signature seafood restaurant. Gaze out at unrivalled sunset views while savouring chef Marco Acquaroli’s freshly prepared crudo or handmade pasta and enjoy the glamorous atmosphere just seconds away from the beach.
A sunset dinner at Rockfish at Jumeirah Al Naseem

 

SAL

Offering a chic, beach dining pop-up experience with views over the glittering Arabian Gulf, Sal is the best place in Dubai to sample authentic Southern Mediterranean cuisine while lazing by the 100m infinity pool on the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab’s terrace.

Pai Thai

Our award-winning Thai restaurant, Pai Thai at Jumeirah Al Qasr, promises to take you on a culinary journey of aromatic dishes. Set within the hotel’s verdant gardens and overlooking the Madinat’s serene waterways, expect to be transported to Southeast Asia with an invigorating burst of flavours. From an indulgent brunch menu and Sunset experience to classic preparation such as Khao Suay and Gaeng Panang Goong curry on the à la carte menu, a gastronomical treat awaits.

French Riviera Beach

A stylish beachside deck oozing Côte d’Azurian glamour, French Riviera Beach at Jumeirah Al Qasr marries stunning views of the ocean and the iconic Burj Al Arab with chef Kim Joinié-Maurin’s innovative French-Mediterranean cuisine. The ambience is chic yet relaxed, with a natural colour palette, plenty of greenery and wooden branches providing shade. The tantalising menu includes rigatoni truffe, or the black truffle rigatoni with parmesan cream and beef jus, and poulet jaune, or chicken breast with green asparagus, mushrooms, pine nuts and yellow wine sauce.

Bastion

A modern and sophisticated brasserie and grill on the 25th floor of Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Bastion offers sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab and a range of exquisite international dishes, from New York tenderloin to French onion tart. There are also delicious plant-based options, such as beetroot tartare or cauliflower steak.

Old-school dishes at the Bastion at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

 

Al Nafoorah

Embark on a voyage to Lebanon with a culinary experience at Al Nafoorah at Jumeirah Al Qasr. Serving authentic dishes like the Lamb Shank Mouzat, Shish Taouk and Za’atat Manakish enjoy the signature preparations hot from the grill. Set within palatial surrounds, the sunny terrace is set against the backdrop of the Burj Al Arab and the waterways of Madinat Jumeirah.

Al Mahara

A pop up of Capri’s Two-Michelin star ‘Ristorante L’Olivo’, Al Mahara is helmed by Italian chef Andrea Migliaccio, who first started learning the art of cooking with his Grandmother. The restaurant features dishes like Tagliolini and blue lobster in an intimate setting surrounded by marine life, taking guests on a culinary journey through Italy and the flavours of the sea.
Dishes at Al Mahara

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