The best beach restaurants for an unforgettable celebration

Jumeirah has the perfect beachside restaurants for you to truly live the moment on special occasions.


Birthdays, anniversaries, promotions… or perhaps it’s simply the start of the weekend that calls for a celebration. When a special occasion arises, we have the perfect beachside restaurants for you to truly live the moment. Whether you’ve just arrived in Dubai for a special holiday or you’re a long-time resident celebrating a momentous anniversary, our dedicated teams are always on hand to make it a sensational experience. Below, read on to explore the best beach restaurants for an unforgettable celebration.


Best for… frame-worthy views

Helmed by Michelin-starred chef Roberto Rispoli, Shimmers at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam makes for the perfect scenic beachside dining with a lavish menu and direct views of the iconic Burj Al Arab. Steal away from the delicious Mediterranean menu and award-winning beverage list to capture unforgettable memories with golden-hued photos at sunset.

Best for… French elegance

Gaze out across the blue waters of the Arabian Gulf from French Riviera at Jumeirah Al Qasr, from where it’s easy to imagine you’ve just been seated on France’s famed Côte d'Azur. At the helm of French Riviera is Chef Kim Joinié-Maurin, who crafted the menu inspired by mouth-watering flavours from the South of France. Enjoy mesmerising views while you indulge in Shredded Crab Mediterranean Style, fresh octopus cooked over wood fire and a delightful French Dover sole ‘Meunière’ with crushed potatoes.


Best for… Asian flair

Nestled in the heart of Jumeirah Al Naseem, KAYTO celebrates a unique “Nikkei” menu, blending Peruvian and Japanese flavours to create dishes such as Salmon Tataki, delicately prepared Hamachi Tartare, freshly made Seabass Sashimi and tender meat dishes, backdropped by an effortlessly cool atmosphere enhanced by secluded outdoor seating and sweeping views of Burj Al Arab.

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Best for… Italian glamour

For an intimate dining experience reminiscent of the Il Riccio restaurant in Capri Palace Jumeirah, head to Villa Beach at Jumeirah Beach Hotel with fresh Italian dishes served moments from the water accompanied by uninterrupted views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Feast on a sophisticated menu of elegantly crafted dishes as the sun sets over the seascape. You can also catch the sunset over the iconic Burj Al Arab while enjoying a medley of Italian flavours at Rockfish at Jumeirah Al Naseem.

Best for… Casual classics

Take in Dubai’s sparkling shoreline from the city’s world-renowned landmark; Palm Jumeirah. Discover contemporary Mediterranean cuisine at Plaj at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, nestled on the West Crescent of this extraordinary palm-tree shaped island and enjoy a coastal menu of wood-fired pizza and seafood classics.

Best for… Off-the-boat seafood

SAL is a spectacular mirrored pop-up on Burj Al Arab Jumeirah’s magnificent terrace overlooking the Dubai seascape. Soak up the chic bohemian atmosphere while enjoying outstanding Mediterranean cuisine Meaning ‘salt’ in Spanish and Portuguese, SAL pays homage to the sea through its catch of the day – grilled or baked in sea salt to concentrate the natural flavours, in addition to grilled prawns and squid, accras cod fish potatoes, croquetas, mariniere-style clams and sea bream ‘Isolana’. 

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