2022 has been a great year for restaurant scene in Dubai. Many new restaurants, cafes and bars has been opened this year. I had the pleasure of visiting and experiencing many new restaurants in town. Below is the list of ten new restaurants that I enjoyed dining and would love to recommend.
1 Tabu Dubai at St. Regis Hotel Downtown Dubai
Tabu is a high-end restaurant and lounge serving authentic yet modern Japanese cuisine. It takes immersive dining experience to the next level. Expect delicious and skillfully plated dishes, refreshing drinks, lively vibe and great live performances.
Location: 23rd floor, The St. Regis, Downtown Dubai
Timings: Sundays-Fridays-6pm-2am, Saturdays 7pm-2am
Phone: 04 456 9455, 052 950 1309
2 Odeon French Restaurant
Odeon is a French restaurant, market and catering company located in Jumeirah 3. For the real taste of France, Odeon is the place to visit in Dubai. Expect tasty French fare, stunning decor and flawless service.
Location: Villa 568, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3
Timings: 8am-11pm every day
Phone: 04 340 2272
3 La Casa Del Tango
Located in DIFC, La Casa Del Tango is a little slice of Argentina in Dubai. It is a chic, contemporary tango bar, lounge and restaurant that serves authentic Argentinian cuisine with modern flair. The setting and the rhythm of tango will transport you to Argentina.
Venue: La Casa Del Tango
Location: North Zone, Gate Avenue, Unit 07, DIFC
Timings: 12pm-2am every day
Phone: 052 486 9301
4 Cinnamon Club at Park Hyatt Dubai
Cinnamon Club is a contemporary Indian restaurant by London-based Chef Vivek Singh. Located in Park Hyatt, Cinnamon Club offers Indian cuisine with international twist. Expect creative Indian food and drinks in a luxurious setup.
Venue: Cinnamon Club
Location: Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai Creek Resort
Timings: Mondays-Fridays, 5pm-11pm, Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-11pm
Phone: 04 602 1839
5 Wazuzhu at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Wazuzhu is a Pan-Asian restaurant and lounge situated in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah. The venue is regal and their menu is innovative. Wazuzhu is a place to impress your guests. Their service is impeccable.
Location: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah
Timings: Tuesdays-Sundays, 7pm-12am, closed on Mondays
Phone: 04 566 4882
6 Locanda Da Vinci at Metropolitan Hotel Dubai
Locanda Da Vinci is a newly opened Italian restaurant located in the mezzanine floor of Metropolitan Hotel. Locanda Da Vinci is inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci and serves the dishes Leonardo used to eat. Expect simple and delectable Italian dishes in an elegant atmosphere complemented by attentive service.
Venue: Locanda Da Vinci
Location: Mezzanine floor, Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Timings: 12:30pm-11pm every day
Phone: 058 591 6604
7 Al Hamra Street Restaurant
Al Hamra Street Restaurant is a Lebanese eatery that serves Lebanese street food. It is located in Hessa Street. Go on a gastronomic journey to the most iconic street of Beirut through Al Hamra Street Restaurant. We enjoyed the quirky decor, elaborate menu and comfort food.
Venue: Al Hamra Street Restaurant
Location: Hessa Street, Barsha
Timings: 11am-1am every day
Phone: 04 392 2270
8 Monno Italian Restaurant
Located in Jumeirah, Monno Ristorante has the authentic Italian trattoria vibes. Expect artisanal wholesome Italian food made with fresh and natural ingredients. They’ve an interesting menu with good options. All the dishes are beautifully crafted by Chef Federcio and team. The amazing food is complemented by creative non alcoholic beverages.
Venue: Monno Italian Restaurant
Location: 304 Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1
Timings: 12pm-12am every day
Phone: 04 332 2255
9 Hayal at St. Regis Hotel Downtown Dubai
Get ready to be transported to Istanbul, Turkey at Hayal located in St. Regis Hotel in Downtown Dubai. Hayal is a modern Turkish restaurant with artsy vibe, sumptuous food, perfectly crafted drinks and friendly service.
Location: St. Regis Hotel Downtown Dubai
Timings: 6pm-1am, Mondays- Fridays, 8am-4pm, 6pm-1am on Saturday and Sunday
Phone: 04 512 5686
10 Yingsu at Doubletree by Hilton Jumeirah Beach Residence
With breathtaking views of Ain Dubai, Yingsu offers rich, vibrant and flavorful Chinese dishes along with beautifully crafted drinks in an alluring atmosphere. You can expect vegan, vegetarian, seafood, meat as well as traditional Chinese food. Yingsu is a place to satisfy your Chinese food cravings.
Location: Lobby Level, Doubletree by Hilton Jumeirah Beach Residence
Timings: 6pm-1am, Tuesdays-Fridays, 12pm-1am on Saturday and Sunday, closed on Monday
Phone: 04 575 1331