With the constant and steady growth of the United Arab Emirates over the last few decades, the gastronomical industry has seen a progressive expansion that includes international culinary influences. We have picked 5 of the finest restaurants that you must visit if you are ever in this area

At.Mosphere (Dubai)

Located on the 122nd floor of the tallest building in the world, At.Mosphere is one the most striking restaurants across the globe. Reserve a table by one of the windows and you will feel like you are dining on top of the world. The award winning fine-dining establishment boasts a charming ambience and impeccable professional yet personable service. The restaurant offers a broad menu of exclusive creations using internationally sourced high-quality ingredients and a range of delicious cocktails. With breath-taking views over the Arabian gulf, fine dining doesn’t get much finer than this.

Rue Royale (Dubai)

Offering an excellent fusion of French and middle Eastern cuisine, Rue Royal invites guests to immerse themselves in an enchanting dining experience. The restaurant is the creation of Michelin star Chef Mathieu Viannay, famous for his bold creativity and astounding culinary imagination. The service is exceptional and the views over the Palm Jumeirah are simply spectacular. The food is an alchemical concoction of French sophistication and warm layers of middle-Eastern flavours. The result is divine bursts of flavour sure to titillate your taste buds.

The Terrace on the Corniche (Abu Dhabi)

This excellent venue is as famous for its warm and friendly staff approach as it is for the delicious buffet selection. Guests can choose to dine in the spacious and brightly coloured main room or opt for the al fresco option outside by the charming garden terrace. The main room exudes a classy and friendly vibe at the same time. The available buffet includes a delectable variety of foods with Indian, Moroccan and Arabic choices amongst many others and is known to be one of the greatest and most satisfying in the whole of Abu Dhabi. If you are a seafood lover, this should definitely be on top of your list. 

Arjwan (Sharjah)

Located at the magnificent Sheraton hotel, Arjwan is a very popular dining spot that prides itself in preserving the uniquely rich Emirati heritage. The restaurant combines flavours from local, Indian and Lebanese cuisine and sources high-quality local supplies including a uniquely special menu that consists of first-class camel ingredients. The food is stylishly presented and the service is very attentive without being at all intrusive and will ensure they attend to any specific allergies or diet requirements.

Punjab Grill (Abu Dhabi)

Punjab Grill is renowned in the Indian subcontinent for outstanding gourmet dining and has been the winner of numerous awards for the last 5 years. The quality of the food is impressive, full of traditional and unique Punjabi flavours. Here Indian food meets fine-dining. Service level is unmatched and staff will definitely go the extra mile to ensure guests have the most unique dining experience. 

TOP 5 of the UAE