A few weeks ago summer in the UAE officially ended, which means we say goodbye to the sweltering heat and humidity and hello to the best weather.

It also means we can finally sit outside to enjoy a meal, and the best way to do that is on one of the fabulous rooftops Dubai has to offer.

EW has rounded up seven of the best rooftop spots which will give you the ultimate views of the city, whilst enjoying a glorious meal in the company of your nearest and dearest.




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Located in the heart of DIFC with jaw-dropping views of the city’s skyline, Amazónico’s has now reopened. Open from 6pm until late, the rooftop is the perfect place for post-work sundowners, pre-dinner cocktails or leisurely al-fresco catch-ups.

Mercury Lounge

One of the chicest rooftops in all of Dubai has just reopened. With 360-degree views of the Dubai skyline, Burj Khalifa and Arabian Gulf, it’s safe to say Mercury Lounge at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is one of the best rooftops to visit in Dubai.

Enjoy the sunset with their aperitivo menu which is served daily from 6pm to 8:00 pm, and includes miniature bites with each drink ordered. Prices start at Dhs70.

Ce La Vie


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For the ultimate views of the Burj Khalifa, you’ll be pleased to know Ce La Vie’s rooftop has officially reopened. The restaurant only opened earlier this year, but then had to quickly close again due to lockdown, so there’s a high chance you won’t have been able to enjoy the incredible panoramic views Ce La Vie has to offer. With views like this, along with their contemporary Asian menu, you can be rest assured you’ll be in for a good time.


This week on October 3, Treehouse will be removing its ‘greenhouse’ tent so punters can once again enjoy the rooftop views of the Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai as the cooler weather arrives. Whether it’s a happy hour of autumn-inspired cocktails, a ladies’ night or a chilled Sunday with friends you’re looking for, this is the spot to go to.

Iris Dubai


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This year we saw Iris relocate to DIFC temporarily, but you’ll be pleased to know that Iris returning to its iconic Meydan location. “Our signature cuisine, beverages, music, and even furniture have journeyed across the city, leaving a trail that leads us back home. It’s time to #ReturnToMeydan,” it was announced on Iris’ Instagram page. The famous Dubai hotspot is set to reopen on October 5 in Meydan.


Paros bar Taj Dubai

While it’s only been open for just under a month, Paros has already been a huge hit. Located on the 46th floor of the Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, you get breathtaking views of Dubai Marina, JBR and beyond. With some fabulous deals on offer, it’s the perfect place to get together with friends.

Atelier M


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With stunning views of the Dubai Marina and an amazing menu, Atelier M at Pier 7 is the ideal place for a romantic dinner or a get together with your girlfriends.

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