Whether you’re looking for the ideal first date spot or planning a romantic night out with your long-term partner, Dubai has a plethora of places on offer.

From restaurants with breathtaking views of Dubai’s skyline, to trendy rooftops, to speakeasy-style restaurants, here’s your guide to the best romantic hotspots in Dubai.



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This romantic award-winning waterfront restaurant is set on the private pier of Jumeirah Al Qasr, with Italian dishes that are served in a serene setting. Emulating an upmarket resort feel, guests can dine at this stunning spot which is open from Friday to Saturday 1pm to 3:30pm and Sunday to Saturday 6:30pm to 10:30pm, with stunning views of the Burj Al Arab.

For more information visit Jumeirah.com



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With traditional offerings in the heart of the city, Ninive offers a contemporary Middle Eastern journey for all its visitors. From crockery to the ambience, everything at Ninive is created and served with utmost perfection, as guests witness the incredible skyline of Dubai.

For more information visit ninive.ae



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Being one of the most popular hotspots in Dubai, Zuma specialises in the contemporary Japanese Izakaya style method of cooking. Located in DIFC, Zuma Dubai is open from Saturday to Thursday 12pm to 3:30pm and Friday 12:30pm to 3:30pm for lunch and for dinner from Saturday to Wednesday 7pm to 12am and Thursday to Friday 7pm to 1pm.

For more information visit zumarestaurant.com



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Promising a traditional Greek menu in a charming ambience inspired by the Greek Islands, guests can dine at this luxe haven with a quaint atmosphere. As they experience tender meats and an entertaining Zorba dance in a traditional setting, with the traditional experience of breaking plates and experiencing a host of delicious flavours all at once.

For more information visit opadubai.com



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Coya is an ideal option to unwind with your significant other as you experience delicious Peruvian food at this culinary haven with delights that we just can’t get enough of. From a luxurious dine-in experience to a selection of delectable offerings, COYA is located at Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach Road and is open daily from 12:30pm to 4:30pm and 6:30pm to 2am

For more information visit coyarestaurant.com



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With a mouthwatering selection of French Mediterranean-inspired dishes curated by Chef Izu Ani, Carine offers a peaceful and intimate setting to dine in with your significant other.

Shanghai Me



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An ideal spot for a first date. This trendy hotspot is the epitome of Art Deco elegance, taking guests on a sensory journey to the culinary traditions of East Asia. From adding a playful twist to each dish to showcasing the glamour of Shanghai’s history, visitors can experience this fine-dining haven that’s located in Gate Village Building 11, DIFC as it’s open from daily from 12pm to 1am.

For more information visit shanghaime-restaurant.com



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With picturesque views of the world’s tallest tower accompanied by the fountains at the Dubai Mall, this exquisite dining experience also offers exceptional Thai cuisine. Guests can enjoy an enchanting dining experience at Thiptara which is open daily from 6pm to 11:30pm, located at the Palace Downtown.

For more information visit addresshotels.com

The MAINE Land Brasserie


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The MAINE Land Brasserie offers a relaxed dining experience with its neo-speakeasy aesthetic, ideal for a first date. Guests can indulge in a world of bespoke steak cuts made to perfection with a menu of new-age dishes offering fine cocktail making with a team of experts. Located at Zaha Hadid’s Magnum Opus in Business Bay, it’s open every day from 12pm to 12am.

For more information visit themaine.ae

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