In Dubai, there are plenty of restaurants where you can take your girlfriend, fiance, spouse or partner out for a memorable date. Whether you are there to propose, celebrate your birthday or your partner’s, your anniversary, honeymoon, or some other momentous occasion, there are places where you can celebrate and show your love for one another in a special way.
If you are looking for the ideal dining area for a date, here are some of the most romantic spots you may want to consider.
The Pierchic restaurant is often listed as one of the restaurants travelers should go to when in Dubai, and with good reason. Pierchic is built on the same site that used to be the Chicago Beach Hotel. When dining at this restaurant, you can expect to enjoy stunning views of the Gulf, the city’s skylines and the world famous sunset. Plus, it is seen as one of the best vistas near the Burj Al Arab hotel.
The restaurant offers a scrumptious selection of seafood and desserts. Not sure of what dishes to try out? If so, then go for the Tasting Menu which includes some of the restaurant’s finest seafood dishes with matching glasses of wine. As this restaurant holds the record for the most proposals, you need to book a table months in advance if you wish to dine here.
If you are looking for a high like no other then try dining at At.mosphere in Dubai. Situated on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the restaurant still holds the unique record of being the highest dining destination in Dubai. Choose from a varied list of dishes or opt for the restaurant’s seven-course or four-course set menus, complete with a bottle of fine wine.
As expected, when dining at At.mosphere, expect to dress up for the special occasion. At.mosphere’s dress code is smart casual.
Located at the borders of the Palm Jumeirah is the breathtaking 101 Dining Lounge. Take a seat with your partner at the restaurant’s open-air dining area and enjoy the exquisite views of the surrounding marina. Savor the sights, smells and tastes of the land by sampling some of the restaurant’s selection of Mediterranean dishes.
The interiors may be stylish and elegant but the ambiance is relaxed. If in need of help on what to order, you can ask the restaurant staff for recommendations. A few favorites include the Chicken Chorizo and the Calcotada.
4. Majlis Al Bahar
Give all of your senses a treat here at the Majlis Al Bahar. The restaurant is built on the beach against a backdrop of the ocean with a view of some of the most luxurious hotels in the city. It is a view that is sure to impress any person, including your sweetheart.
In comparison to the rest of the Burj Al Arab, the atmosphere here at the Majlis is more casual and relaxed. This shows in the Majlis Al Bahar menu which consists of a sumptuous selection of appetizers, main courses and desserts. Here you can choose from an array of tapas, platters, barbecued prawns and steaks. For dessert, indulge in their chocolate pizza.
If sampling world-class cuisines is more to your liking, nothing else compares to Stay. It offers a fine dining experience unlike any other. There is more to this place than its classy interiors consisting of black crystal chandeliers and high vaulted ceilings. Its kitchen is run by Yannick Alléno, a world-renowned French chef who has received three Michelin stars since the year 2007.
6. Pai Thai
Finally, built along the serene waterways of Dubai’s Al Qasr Hotel is the Pai Thai restaurant. There is more than enough here to fill your senses. The restaurant offers a wide range of Thai dishes including sun-dried beef with garlic, chili sauce and coriander, green curry, and grilled prawns. Plus, the restaurant offers live entertainment which includes traditional Thai music and dancing.
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