With Dubai being known as a culinary haven of spectacular handcrafted delights, the food scene is constantly evolving with new restaurants opening all the time.

To ensure you’re up-to-date on the latest restaurant openings, Emirates Woman has curated a list of all the new hotspots that should definitely be on your list to try this season.




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With authenticity and innovation at the helm of this restaurant, Clap offers its visitors a sensory Japanese dining experience with dishes that elevate their menu to new heights. From indulgent mains to out-of-this-world desserts, the full Clap dining experience combines precision with pleasure and is located on the rooftop of DIFC at Gate Village Building, Level 9 and is open from 12pm to 1am.

For more information visit claprestaurant.com



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Bringing the informal Japanese dining experience known as Izakaya to Dubai, Kinoya has taken over social media as this all-encompassing food journey. With carefully selected and cooked ingredients that bring you to the heart of Japan in a warm, welcoming atmosphere when you can relax and unwind with your loved ones. Having opened only recently, this restaurant has already taken the culinary world by storm with its delicious ramen specialties. It’s located at the Onyx Tower 2 in The Greens and is open from Monday to Saturday 12pm to 1am, while being closed on Sunday.

For more information visit kinoya.ae


Bringing honest Italian cuisine served to you on top of the world, this first female-led restaurant offers years of culinary traditions with a contemporary twist on the namesake classics. Open for lunch from 12:30pm to 3:30pm and dinner from 6:30pm to 12am, it’s located on the 70th floor of SLS Dubai with spectacular views of Dubai.

For more information visit sbe.com


With an unparalleled authentic Japanese dining experience, Gonpachi brings back a nostalgic atmosphere of Japan from a bygone era offering culinary favourites with a mouth-watering assortment of starters, to a delicious array of mains that we just can’t get enough of. Located at Al Habtoor City Boulevard, it’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 12pm to 12am and Thursday and Friday 12pm to 2am.

For more information visit gonpachidubai.ae

Lucky Fish

This beachside Mediterranean restaurant presents an eye-catching daily display of fresh seafood on ice with an emphasis on local and seasonal varieties with mesmerizing views of the iconic Dubai skyline. With a rustic design concept, it takes guests back to the elegant 19th-century French era. Located at Palm West Beach on Palm Jumeirah, it’s open daily from 11am to 2am with an effortlessly chic aura as you enjoy the sunset and cooler evenings.

For more information visit luckyfishdubai.com

The Orangery


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Having opened earlier this year, this unique concept is inspired by the Around the World in 80 days theme with a luxury twist while offering golf course views and sleek outdoor vibes as guests can also enjoy the outdoors. Located Address Montgomerie, this restaurant offers dishes with an eye-opening presentation of dishes. Open from Thursday to Saturday, it’s open from 6pm to 1am as it offers an elegant charm with mouth-watering food.

For more information visit theorangery.xyz

La Casa Del Tango

Designed to experience the rhythm of Tango, the taste of Argentina all in the heart of Dubai, this concept by Enrique Macana entertains its guests with a host of live tango performances with plush interiors, as it provides an authentic Argentinian fiesta in the heart of Dubai. For all the discerning meat lovers, you can immerse yourself in a luxurious dining haven at this newly opened haven located at Gate Avenue, DIFC which is open from daily from 8am to 1am.

For more information visit lcdtango.com

Myrra by Opa


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Taking you on a flavourful journey to experience the delights of the Greek and Spanish islands, Myrra provides a mesmerizing ambiance and access to the beach which is ideal for friends and families. Located at Club Vista Mare in Palm Jumeirah, it’s open daily from 12pm to 1am.

For more information visit myrrarestauant.com

Twiggy by La Cantine


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This sun-dappled spot promises a relaxing yet playful atmosphere with a Mediterranean-inspired menu and the addition of a delectable sushi selection as it channels the South of France spirit making it the ultimate hangout venue.

For more information visit twiggy.ae

Hunter & Barrel

With quality meats and steaks at the heart of everything on this specially crafted menu, Hunter & Barrel is known for its modern restaurant setting with culinary traditions at its DNA, as it provides a place for communal feasting an open kitchen that makes dining more than welcoming. As beverages are prepared by the in-house experts using a plethora of progressive techniques, this restaurant is located at Vida Emirates Hills and is open from 11am to 1am, Monday to Sunday.

For more information visit hunterandbarrel.ae

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