Looking for a good fine dining option for your anniversary or for a very special date night? Choosing a restaurant in Dubai to impress the love of your life can be a daunting task as there so many great options available, with new ones coming up every other day.
If you are looking for a place to express your feelings or just want to celebrate your love in style, here is a list of our recommended best romantic restaurants in Dubai:
1. Mint Leaf of London
Located on the 15th Floor of Emirates Financial Towers in DIFC, Mint Leaf specialises in North Indian cuisine and is an affordable fine dining restaurant, with a cosy ambience that offers spectacular views of Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa.
Price: AED 450 for two
2. Weslodge Saloon
If you want to take your romance to a higher level, then Weslodge Saloon on the 68th floor of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Business Bay is the place to be. It boasts some fabulous views of Dubai but you feel disconnected from the hustle and bustle as you settle down into the artistic interiors and modern vibe. They serve American food, with vegetarian and gluten free options.
Price: AED 600 for two
3. The Beach House Anantara
If you wish to be far from the madding crowd and enjoy some natural light or a romantic sunset by the beach, this is the place to be! The Beach House inside Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort can be a refreshing break for couples who enjoy being close to nature along with shisha, cocktails and Mediterranean/Italian food.
Price: AED 380 for two
This is another luxury dining option by the beach, inside One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai Marina. Serving Thai, Japanese and Asian cuisines, it is surrounded by palm trees and features a floating Majlis and shaded wooden decks, making it a wonderful option for both lunch and dinner dates.
Price: AED 420 for two
5. Level 43 Sky Lounge
A rooftop restaurant in Dubai, Sky Lounge is perched on the 43rd floor of Four Points by Sheraton on Sheikh Zayed Road. It offers a 360-degree view of Dubai’s skyline and you can have finger food or sushi here, amidst a buzzing vibe.
Price: AED 450 for two
6. Majlis Al Bahar
A simple but very intimate table set on the private island beach of the 7-star Burj Al Arab makes Majlis Al Bahar one of the most breathtakingly romantic places you will find in Dubai. Designed to spoil your beloved, it has an elaborate menu comprising Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes.
Price: AED 650+ (Exclusive offers available)
7. Bateaux Dubai
This is a luxury vessel on Dubai Creek offering a 2½ hour long dinner cruise experience with a delicious, four-course meal (European) and panoramic views of Dubai Creek and Old Dubai.
Price: AED 950 for two
8. Pai Thai
An abra takes you to this award-winning Thai restaurant on the waterways of Al Qasr Hotel in Madinat Jumeirah. Its outdoor wooden deck seating and light, flavoursome and authentic Thai food make it perfect for a special occasion with the love of your life.
Price: AED 440 for two
Hidden away on the rooftop of Raffles Hotel, next to Wafi Mall, TOMO is a wonderful surprise for first time visitors. Underhyped, this is a peaceful Japanese restaurant, perfectly positioned to watch and take good photographs against Dubai’s stunning skyline, especially during sunsets. Indoor seating is available but you have the option to sit outdoors in a traditional Japanse-style seating (with blankets provided during the cooler months).
Price: AED 350 for two
Another amazing romantic rooftop experience awaits you on the 27th floor of The Oberoi Hotel in Business Bay. This is a casual dining place but still great for a more happening romantic night out where you can enjoy international cuisine and cocktails at affordable prices, live music and Burj Khalifa views.
Price: AED 360 for two
Don’t forget to find out about early reservations, dress code and seating options when planning a memorable date at one of these spots!