Big relationship milestones like anniversaries are always worth a remarkable celebration. Due to the limitless dining options, planning your special day in Dubai can be a daunting task. To make it easier for you, we’ve gathered our top five dining spots sure to take the romance up a notch (or two).
Sitting at the heart of Palm Jumeirah, Akira Back redefines Asian-fusion cuisine and takes it to a whole new level. Enjoy a romantic date night with your significant other with the city skyline as your backdrop. Our tip? You’ll never go wrong with the mouthwatering 48 Hour Short Ribs – it’s an Australian Wagyu short rib cooked for 48 hours in a marinade of the Korean traditional dish, Galbi Jjim.
Akira Back, W Dubai – The Palm West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, 04 245 5800, reservations via eat2eat
Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
This Italian jewel located within the turtle lagoon in Jumeirah Al Naseem delivers an authentic farm-to-table concept within a refined atmosphere. Il Borro Tuscan Bistro showcases a contemporary twist to Tuscan classics in its year-round and seasonal menus. It also boasts an in-house farm dubbed ‘Orto del Borro’ that supplies organic produce such as extra-virgin olive oil, honey, and a wide selection of garden-fresh vegetables.
Il Borro Tuscan Bistro, 906 Jumeirah St., Umm Suqeim 3, 04 275 2555, [email protected]
If you’re on the lookout for a wide culinary selection for your special day, you’re in luck. SUSHISAMBA is a one-stop destination for delightful Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian dishes. Situated at the 51st floor of Palm Tower, this award-winning restaurant provides 360-degree views of the Palm Jumeirah coastline, offering the perfect setting for your romantic day.
SUSHISAMBA, Level 51, The Palm Tower, St. Regis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah, 04 582 1555, [email protected]
Relish in a delectable menu of Asian flavours at this restaurant located in One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, which incidentally offers a scenic view of sunset in a sophisticated, coastal setting. Settle in and watch Eauzone transform as dusk sets in, with the romantic hues of the sky serving as the proverbial cherry on top of your memorable day.
Eauzone, One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah Road, 04 315 2412, [email protected]
Spice up your anniversary celebration at this (still) beloved dining spot. Located at Jumeirah Al Qasr, Pai Thai instantly sets a great romantic tone with its mesmerising outdoor setting and tranquil ambiance. Take pleasure in aromatic Thai flavours while you delight in the astounding views alongside your beau.
Pai Thai, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim 3, 04 432 3232, jumeirah.com