The glistening cities of the UAE where luxury is an everyday matter and opulence is expected, there is no shortage of luxury restaurants. Each one of them have their own specialties but dining in a restaurant which has a Michelin starred chef is all together a different experience.
Here are our top 6 stops that are owned by Michelin-Starred chefs for the travel set on UAE’s fine dining circuit.
Social by Heinz Beck
Offering a relaxed and elegant ambiance with magnificent views of Dubai, Social by Heinz Beck is an ideal setting for special celebratory meals and everyday dining. World-renowned, 3-star Michelin Chef Heinz Beck delights everyone with his modern gastronomy. With its brilliant culinary art, Heinz Beck exceeds everyone’s expectations. Enjoy the tasty Italian and European cuisine produced by curating simple ingredients using innovative techniques at Social by Heinz Beck.
Monday to Saturday: 7 to 11PM
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Crescent Road, Dubai
Rhodes W1, Dubai
Step into the brilliant British legend Gary Rhodes’ charming restaurant, Rhodes W1 located in Dubai Marina. Taste a wide range of dishes from the masterfully balanced European menu. Enjoy the remarkable dishes served in Grosvenor House in Dubai Marina. The menu is limited and yet serves best dishes carefully crafted with best and simple ingredients. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea during the weekends. The evening menu offers clean and crisp dishes. Enjoy the lovely food in the restaurant and on the terrace. The taste at Rhodes W1 mesmerizes everyone’s palate and everyone would be surprised if anyone disagrees.
Monday to Saturday: 7 to 11:30PM
Grosvenor House, Al Emreef Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Indego by Vineet in Dubai
The award-winning Indego by Vineet is the most exclusive landmark located in the district of Dubai Marina. It is one of the highly-acclaimed ‘British Brands’ of restaurants in the ever-expanding restaurant scene of Dubai. Guided by Michelin-starred Chef Vineet Bhatia, the restaurant aims to push the boundaries of contemporary Indian cuisine. Vineet Bhatia became the first Indian chef to earn a Michelin star for his excellent culinary art and restaurants.
Sunday to Saturday: 7 PM to 12 AM
Grosvenor House Dubai, Al Emreef Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai
La Petite Maison, Dubai
La Petite Maison is considered as one of the best spots offering authentic dining scene in Dubai. Located in Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), La Petite Maison is perennially busy since its establishment in 2010. Heralded as one of the top restaurants in Dubai, La Petite Maison has received countless awards. Never miss trying the signature dish of the La Petite Maison – rib of beef dish. La Petite Maison – the highly-acclaimed French restaurant has homes in Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Nice, London, and Miami.
Sunday to Saturday: 12 to 3:30 PM and 7 to 11:30 PM
Gate Village No. 8, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai
P&C by Sergi Arola, Abu Dhabi
Enjoy a range of international cuisines that pamper your palate. The beautiful restaurant enjoys excellent views of the Grand Masque over the water. Pearls & Caviar (P&C) is the first Middle East hotel for a two-starred Michelin chef, Sergi Arola. The restaurant is housing a radio station that broadcasts live updates from the restaurant daily. The restaurant features Sergi’s signature menus offering dishes from across the world and The Gin Bar offering a selection of infused drinks.
Saturday to Thursday: 7 PM to 11.30 PM
Friday: 8 PM to 11.30 PM
Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi
Marina Social, Dubai
Marina Social – fantastic restaurant to indulge a range of taste. Headed by acclaimed Michelin-starred British chef Jason Atherton, Marina Social offers the British-Mediterranean inspired menu. Jason Atherton and the team create a contemporary menu that satisfies everyone’s palate. The restaurant features an open kitchen and separate dessert bar which allows guests to socialize while enjoying the bespoke tasting menu. The restaurant also features The Social Room which is the best place for pre and post-dinner drinks.
Open Sun-Thu 7pm-12.30am; Fri-Sat 12.30pm-3pm (brunch), 7pm-12.30am
Sunday to Thursday: 7 PM to 12:30 AM
Friday and Saturday: 12:30 PM to 3 PM & 7 PM to 12:30 AM
InterContinental Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Market Kitchen, Abu Dhabi
Situated at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi, Market Kitchen is truly inspired by Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s concept – “hotel as the home” and extends to the restaurant as a casual family kitchen. Market Kitchen menu is inspired by the top hits of classic Jean-Georges Vongerichten cuisine featuring fresh and tasty ingredients. Well, during your Abu Dhabi trip, let your taste buds roll at Market Kitchen.
Sunday to Thursday: 7 PM – 11 PM
Friday and Saturday: 7 PM – 12 AM
Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi
With prices that match the tag, experience the best of fine dining at these restaurants in UAE.