Top 10 Date Night Restaurants in Dubai

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Dubai is home to various unique types of restaurants, lounges and diners. It’s a multinational city that includes diverse types of cuisines suiting all tastes and styles. 

Each restaurant has its own unique interior, ambience and food and beverage menu that will satisfy the needs of every customer. There are no winners on this list rather just a mention of some of the most outstanding restaurants in Dubai to make your evening a romantic date to remember.

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Al Mahara

Al Mahara, meaning ‘Oyster Shell’, offers a spectacular dining experience. It is located in the iconic, 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab in Jumeirah. This luxurious restaurant, with a floor to ceiling aquarium, creates an atmosphere of underwater magic. Elegance is everywhere: in the splendid interior design, furniture and exclusive dishes.

Al Mahara’s head chef is Kim Joinié-Maurin who is a multicultural cuisine expert. He specializes in turning every dish into a masterpiece. In Al Mahara, every moment is pleasurable including a wide range of seafood and the calm atmosphere of ‘ocean shades’.

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A place where elegance meets romance. It is located in the heart of Dubai: 122nd level of Burj Khalifa. The view is breathtaking, the dishes are mouth-watering and the experience is unforgettable.

At.mosphere offers critically acclaimed exclusive culinary from around the world. 

The restaurant includes a full far, breakfast menu, smoking lounge, private dining area and great nightlife.

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101 Dining Lounge & Bar

101 Dining Lounge and Bar is located in the One & Only The Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah. The panoramic view is even more marvellous during the sunset. 101 Dining Lounge and Bar offers indoor and outdoor venues with a menu curated by three-Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno. 

Your date night will be incomparably romantic with relaxing house music and handcrafted cocktails. Their seafood is inspired by the ocean view and compliments its unique taste with the beauty of the restaurant.

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Ossiano is an award-winning Mediterranean seafood restaurant located in Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. This underwater restaurant is a winner amongst the most romantic restaurants in Dubai.

In Ossiano the visitors are attracted by the diversity of seafood options and the aesthetic beauty of the surrounding aquarium.

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This Japanese restaurant, located in Palm Jumeirah, is one of the most inspiring destinations in Dubai. You can enjoy their delicious authentic Japanese food while gazing at your eyes on the beautiful, iconic Burj Al Arab.

The interior design is complemented by mysterious darkness yet colourful decor resulting in a cosy yet romantic atmosphere. Hanami menu thrives with Tokyo style street food, sashimi, tempura and a wide selection of seafood dishes.

IL Borro Tuscan Bistro

IL Borro Tuscan Bistro is a charming and authentic Italian restaurant located in Jumeirah Al Naseem. There’s never a need for a special occasion to take your loved one and enjoy their seasonal Italian dishes. With spectacular views of Palm Jumeirah, this place is sure to make your date night and night to remember. According to Time Out Dubai “Even the simplest dishes are done perfectly – the pici alláglione is a must-try with handmade Tuscan spaghetti smothered in a well-balanced mix of garlic, tomato and basil”.


Thiptara, meaning “Magic at the water”, offers an unforgettable experience with The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa view from its terrace. The restaurants’ outdoor terrace is a marvellous romantic environment where you can eat while enjoy watching the Dubai Fountains. The Thai menu is considered one of the best in Dubai. 

Thiptara is a very popular destination so book your seats beforehand!


Folly by Nick & Scott is located in Souk Madinat Jumeirah with exceptional views of Madinat Waterways. The visitors have the opportunity to enjoy their time in the Dining Room, Garden Terrace & Lounge, Kitchen Bar and The Rooftop. 

Folly is currently the holder of Time Out Dubai’s Best European restaurant title and the chefs Nick and Scott are award winnings chefs.

Level 43 Sky Lounge

Level 43 is another award-winning restaurant-bar located at the 43rd level of Sheraton Hotel. Their Jazz music provides a beautiful ambience in Level 43. The views of the most iconic monuments make a romantic evening. 

Any occasion is valid to visit Level 43 Lounge as is it sure to satisfy the needs of every customer.

Rhodes W1

Rhodes W1 interior has elegant and royal decor is inspired by the Anglo-French countryside. Some may notice a resemblance with the traditional Arabian decor in a contemporary interpretation. 

The restaurant menu is a blend of British and French food, headed by Michelin-Starred British Chef Gary Rhodes.

Rhodes W1 is located in Grosvenor House overlooking Dubai Marina. Here you may find various exotic teas, cocktails and delicious snacks.

No doubt, each restaurant in Dubai has its unique style to attract and become a favourite. Dubai’s scenery, weather, and multicultural sophistication allow for a one-of-a-kind date night.

We hope this article made your decision-making easier when planning your next date night or any night out with a company you enjoy!

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