From Lebanese to Emirati, here are 5 must-try cuisines in Dubai

Let's explore some of the best eateries in Dubai, each offering delicious food with a view

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— Indya by Vineet website / Wavehouse website / Instagram / timeoutmarketdubai / Al Fanar website

Whenever we hear someone say... food, it always brings a smile to our faces, and for those of you who love to eat good food, Dubai is a must-visit city when it comes to finding the most authentic flavours from across the world. Whether you love fine dining or a cosy restaurant, this city has one restaurant that matches your taste buds.

Let's explore some of the best eateries in Dubai, each offering delicious food with a view.

1. Allo Beirut

The moment you enter this award-winning restaurant; you will instantly be lost in the streets of Lebanon. Allo Beirut spans 694 square metres and can easily fit more than 350 people. Its cafe at City Walk 2 is operational 24/7. It only takes a break on Sundays from midnight to 6 in the morning.

— Allo Beirut website 

Its menu pays tribute to Allo Beirut's culinary heritage and ensures that its must-try dishes continue to impress all with their timeless flavours and aromas. Some of their most loved foods, such as grilled meats, alongside refreshing cocktails and juices, are a must-try.

— Allo Beirut website 

So, if you love Lebanese food, Allo Beirut is the perfect place for you to visit in Dubai.

2. Al Fanar

If you want to try original Emirati food with a peek into the heritage of the UAE, you must not look beyond Al Fanar, which means ‘lantern.’ Established in 2011, this place brings old Dubai times in front of you through its atmosphere and culinary Emirati surprises.

— Al Fanar website

The chefs at this restaurant also claim to use only age-old recipes using the freshest local ingredients to create flavourful magic. 

— Al Fanar website 

From exquisite seafood to traditional rice plates, every dish here is a tribute to Emirati traditions, with a truly unforgettable dining experience.

3. Time Out Market

For those of you who always crave delicious food but with some music and a view, Time Out Market is a place not to be missed in Dubai. Based in the heart of Downtown Dubai in the Souk Al Bahar, Time Out Market is a 43,000-square-foot world for foodies offering some 17 kitchens, three bars, and a huge outdoor terrace. 

— Instagram/timeoutmarketdubai

It brings together some of Dubai's most renowned chefs under one roof, who love to make burgers, pizzas, sushi rolls and a lot more as per your taste buds.

— Instagram/timeoutmarketdubai

This place offers an extremely lively atmosphere, bustling with energy and excitement, that makes it a perfect spot for a casual dining experience with friends or colleagues.

4. Wavehouse

At Wavehouse, dining is not just about food, it’s about an experience full of fun, and entertainment. Nestled in the iconic Atlantis, The Palm resort, this amazing venue combines gourmet cuisine with exciting enjoyment and stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. 

— Wavehouse website 

Once you have worked up an appetite, here you can have a burger or pizza in the restaurant, sip a chilled drink and even head outside to the sun-soaked terrace, where live music with a festive vibe makes this the city’s liveliest dining and entertainment hub.

— Wavehouse website 

Every moment at Wavehouse is filled with excitement and fun, so you must not miss visiting it.

5. Indya by Vineet

As the name suggests, Indya by Vineet serves Indian cuisine, but with a twist. This restaurant tells a story with every dish, where new ingredients meet classical cooking techniques to present a unique and daring menu.

— Indya by Vineet website 

Located in the heart of Dubai's Business Bay district, Indya by Vineet takes diners on a journey full of tastes through aromatic curries and tender tandoori specialities. 

— Indya by Vineet website 

The elegant ambience, impeccable service, and unforgettable flavours of this place make it a must-visit destination for food lovers.