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5 of the most romantic restaurants in Dubai

In Dubai, there are hundreds of restaurants where you can enjoy a fine meal with your partner, but where should you go in Dubai for a romantic dinner with that special someone? For couples seeking an unforgettable romantic evening, Dubai offers an abundance of luxurious restaurants with enchanting romantic atmospheres and delicious cuisine. We have compiled the five most romantic restaurants in Dubai for you that are perfect for an unforgettable evening with that one special person.

The Pierchic restaurant in Dubai
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1. Pierchic

Dine with your loved one on a beautiful wooden pier built in the Arabian Sea and enjoy the view over the Persian Gulf, the Burj al Arab and the beautiful sunset. It’s all possible in the Pierchic restaurant which is in the Madinat Jumeirah complex. Pierchic is known as one of the most romantic places to dine in Dubai.

Pierchic has a tempting menu that includes all the classic fish dishes. Including organic salmon with parsnip puree, crab risotto and freshly shucked oysters and black tiger shrimp. And don’t forget dessert, including toffee banana pudding with peanut ice cream or one of the aperitif drinks.

Please note, booking in advance is recommended as Pierchic is a popular restaurant. Click here for more information about the Pierchic restaurant.

2. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Located in the middle of the desert is the beautiful Bab Al Shams Desert Resort, this resort is known as one of the best places in the whole of the United Arab Emirates. Here it is possible to book the perfect romantic getaway, a four-course dinner in the desert in your own tent with candles and torches. Especially during sunset it can be magical here with the view of the beautiful desert of Dubai. For the ultimate romantic experience, it is possible to have a treatment at the resort’s Sartori Spa before dinner.

For more information, visit

101 Dubai restaurant
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1. 101 (One & Only The Palm)

The extravagant ambiance of 101 at One & Only The Palm Jumeirah makes for one of the most romantic locations in the city. The 101 restaurant is located on a special quay, so you can enjoy a loving ambiance and view Dubai’s impressive skyline, beaches and the Persian Gulf. For an extra romantic atmosphere, you can reserve a table around sunset to watch the sun set into the sea.

101 is very modern and contemporary in design and offers a delicious selection of mainly European specialties with a focus on Spanish dishes. All in all, 101 is a top choice for a Valentine’s Day dinner or another special occasion.

For more information, visit the 101 website.

4. The Habtoor Grand

Upon arrival at The Hanbtoor Grand, you will be greeted by your own personal butler who will guide you to a private table along the beach, where you can then enjoy an extensive six-course dinner with a cooking course by one of the restaurant’s chefs. During the meal you will receive a glass of Moët champagne as well as a red rose and a chocolate fresly with a personal message. The romantic package can be booked from 10:00 PM and costs AED 999 per couple.

5. Majlis Al Bahar

There is almost nothing more romantic than dining on the beach. The extravagant Majlis Al Bahar eatery is in the beach club of the Burj al Arab hotel. Here you can dine directly on the beach and enjoy the enchanting view of the Arabian Sea. Majlis Al Bahar’s menu offers international specialties such as typical snacks such as marinated burrata and Greek salad, tapas, pizzas and platters.

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