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Fine dining at Dubai Food Festival

Fine dining at Dubai Food Festival

Experience luxury dining during Dubai Restaurant Week at these restaurants.

Words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Lifestyle · Feb 25th, 2020

Offering one of the richest and most vibrant gastronomical experiences, Dubai Food Festival is all set to return this year from 26 February to 14 March. It is an ideal place for you to experience the multicultural culinary offering that the city offers. The extravaganza hosts mouth-watering events that are featured in the form of beachside food trucks at Etisalat Beach Canteen and pocket-friendly hidden gems. Dubai Food Festival also features fine-dining experience at Dubai Restaurant Week, besides a wide range of foodie experiences. 

Luxhabitat takes you on a tour of the best of fine dining experiences that you can expect at the Dubai Food Festival during Dubai Restaurant Week.

1. 3Bk

Enjoy international cuisine at 3BK, located at none other than the iconic Burj Khalifa. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows that offer gorgeous views of The Dubai Fountain, the restaurant's specialises in flavours from Asia, Europe and Latin America.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai

Call: 04-888 6333

2. Masala Library By Jigga Kalra

Part of JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, the Indian eatery of Masala Library is a magnum opus of the late chef Jiggs Kalra. The restaurant makes use of cutting-edge technologies, innovative techniques and molecular gastronomy. You can choose to dine in for lunch or dinner that will have a set menu serving signature dishes in an innovative ambience.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay

Call: 04-414 3000

3. Kizmet

Located in Dubai Opera, Kizmet borrows culinary traditions from different places. The restaurant offers international cuisine in an eclectic ambience. Book your table here during Dubai Restaurant Week and enjoy specialities that include delicacies from Japan, the west and also the Middle East.

When: March 4 to 14

Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai

Call: 04-338 8717

4. Bleu Blanc

Tease your taste-buds at Bleu Blanc, also known as the 'Southern French farmhouse in Dubai'. The restaurant features a wood-fired grill as its centrepiece and has a rustic-chic ambience. Located in Renaissance Downtown Hotel, this eatery will have on offer some of the best French and Mediterranean treats of Dubai

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Business Bay

Call: 04-512 5533

5. Coya

Head to Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah and enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic experience at Coya. Inspired by Latin American food, art and music, the fine dining restaurant makes use of traditional elements of Peruvian Cooking so as to offer a wide range of mouth-watering dishes.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah, Jumeirah

Call: 04-316 9600

6. Hell's Kitchen

Belonging to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, Hell's Kitchen is located in the beachfront community of Bluewaters Island. It has drawn its inspiration from the chef's reality TV show. As a part of Dubai Restaurant Week, the restaurant will offer its choicest treats in their set menu.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island

Call: 04-556 6466

7. Lowe

Part of KOA Canvas in Al Barari, LOWE features European cuisine and offers a contemporary dining experience, making use of seasonal produce that is cooked naturally by fire. Complemented by a warm and rustic ambience, the eatery's set menu will feature Saffron taglioni, espresso ice cream, raw tuna tonnato, besides delicious options for vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: KOA Canvas, Al Barari, Dubailand

Call: 04-320 1890

8. Pad Thai

An abra by the waterways of Madinat Jumeirah takes you to this intriguing Thai restaurant. It uses high-quality ingredients and offers the diners with a sophisticated dining experience. A dine out at this eatery will serve you light and aromatic dishes, filled with authentic flavours.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah

Call: 04-366 6740

9. Rockfish

Featuring mouth-watering Mediterranean seafood, Rockfish offers an ideal beachfront venue for you to enjoy the sunset along with the view of Burj Al Arab. The restaurant is also complemented with a contemporary, chic colour palette of beiges and whites, that adds to the experience. A dining experience at Rockfish during Dubai Restaurant Week is a must.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Jumeirah

Call: 04-532 3232

10. Taikun

Offering stunning views of the spectacular towers of Downtown Dubai, Taikun is a part of Vida Downtown Hotel. Featuring Izakaya-style dining, the restaurant offers Pan-Asian cuisine with a contemporary touch. You will be enchanted by their unique seafood dishes and spice-laden recipes.

When: March 5 to 14

Where: Vida Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Downtown Dubai

Call: 04-528 3780

To make bookings at Dubai Restaurant Week, click here.