Be it the pandemic or a surge of new restaurants opening in the UAE, there are certain fine-dining havens that have stood the test of time by strongly making their mark in the culinary world.

From internationally acclaimed chefs to renowned names from around the world, Emirates Woman has gathered a list of all the restaurants which have come out stronger despite the circumstances.

Zuma

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Zuma • Dubai (@zumadubai)

After opening in 2008, here in DIFC, Zuma has indeed stood the test of time as the restaurant has won numerous accolades and gained recognition worldwide. Having stayed relevant to date, this culinary haven has made a mark in the food industry with staple dishes, that are loved by all. This fine-dining concept always aims to serve the highest quality products in a sophisticated environment as guests gather to share their passion for food. Located in Gate Village 6, DIFC, it’s open from daily from 12pm to 3:30pm and Saturday to Wednesday 7pm to 12pm and Thursday and Friday 7pm to 1am.

For more information visit zumarestaurant.com

LPM Restaurant & Bar

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by (@lpmdubai)

Opening in 2010 as one of the most anticipated new restaurants in the emirate, this restaurant has established itself with painstaking attention to detail that has gone into creating each and every dish. From sun-soaked artichokes to fresh seafood that’s served to perfection. With techniques that require extreme care and precision, LPM serves food that is inspired by the French Riviera. Located at Gate Village 8, DIFC, it’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 12pm to 11pm, Thursday 12pm to 11:30pm, Friday 12:30pm to 11:30pm and Saturday 12:30pm to 11pm.

For more information visit lpmrestaurants.com

Babiole

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Babiole (@babioledubai)

After a revamp in 2019, Babiole is the jewel atop Hilton Dubai. Whether lunch or dinner, there are plenty of enticing options to choose from with a vibrant atmosphere throughout the day. While boasting stunning views of the city’s glistening skyline, Babiole is known for its ultra-glam interiors and Mediterranean menu which keeps its guests coming back for more. Located in Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Level 44, it’s open from Saturday to Wednesday 12pm to 1am and Thursday and Friday 12pm to 2am.

For more information visit babioledubai.com

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Having opened its doors in 2017 in Dubai, this fine-dining Italian haven serves excellent Tuscan cooking, all made to perfection. Whether a special occasion or especially wanting to treat yourself, the freshness of the produce can be tasted with every bite, making it a must-visit here in the emirate. Situated in a relaxing surrounding by the water, It’s located in Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel and is open daily from 12pm to 3:30pm and 7pm to 11:30pm.

For more information visit ilborrotuscanbistro.ae

Buddha-Bar

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Buddha-Bar Dubai (@buddhabardubai)

This hip venue has become one of Dubai’s most sought-after places over the years, with stunning interiors and exceptional views of Dubai Marina. With indulgent flavours of the Far East & Asia, its innovative menu enamours guests from around the globe as they enjoy eclectic tunes from the resident DJ. As a wealth of sensory experiences await you, Buddha-Bar has been around for a long time and continues to make its mark here in the emirate. Open daily from 7pm to 1am, it’s located in Grosvenor House Dubai.

For more information visit buddhabar-dubai.com

La Cantine Du Faubourg

After opening its doors more than a decade ago, this coveted address became a must-visit place for many with its range of dining and entertainment options. This Parisian restaurant has made a mark for itself here in the emirate, as it continues to create a multi-sensory experience for all. Having recently refurbished its interiors, La Cantine du Fauboug is back and with a host of events and a stunning alfresco terrace. Located in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, it’s open from Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday 12pm to 5pm and then 7pm to 2am.

For more information visit lacantine.ae

Toro Toro

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Toro Toro Dubai (@torotorodubai)

After opening its doors in 2011, Toro Toro soon became a luxury culinary concept with a menu establishing flavours from every corner of South America. While offering a stylish yet relaxed dining experience, this restaurant became the first of its kind in the emirate. With uber-chic leather furniture and aromas from Latin America, this restaurant was developed by leading chef Richard Sandoval. Located in Grosvenor House Dubai, it’s open daily from 7pm to 1am.

For more information visit torotoro-dubai.com

– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and Instagram

Feature image: Instagram @zumadubai