At.mosphere Restaurant, 122nd floor, Burj Khalifa, 1 Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai. +971 4 888 3828. World’s highest restaurant at 442 metres in the world’s tallest building. Lunch, HIGH tea, dinner and bar service.
Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira, Dubai. +971 4 209 1234. Dubai’s only revolving restaurant with spectacular views of the blue Gulf waters.
Astro’s Rooftop Bar, 19th floor, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Dibba Road, Fujairah, UAR. +971 9 204 4542. Sat to Wed 4pm till 1am. Thurs & Fri 4pm till 2am. Starwood.
Alta Badia, 51st floor, Jumeirah Emirate Towers Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. +971 4 330 0000.
Alta Badia Bar, 51st floor, Jumeirah Emirate Towers Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. +971 4 330 0000.
360, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. +971 4 348 0000 On the roof of the Marina Restaurant. Overlook the coast of the Persian Gulf while enjoying a shisha pipes and light lounge music at 360 the stylish rooftop Terrace Roofdeck of Marina restaurant. For entry before 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays you should register online on www.platinumlist.ae. Please note that in-house guests always get entry.
Uptown Bar, 24th floor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 3 Umm Suqeim, Dubai. +971 4 348 0000. A similarly spectacular sight awaits when you visit the elegant Uptown Bar on the 24th floor. Daily 7pm–2am.
Waterfront, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 3 Umm Suqeim, Dubai. +971 4 406 8999
RoofTop at Arabian Court
The RoofTop, Arabian Court, One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai. Roof Top Bar & Club. The most dramatic outdoor evening venue, where the sky is the ceiling. Daily 5pm – 1am.
Beach Bar at The Palace
Beach Bar and Grill, The Palace, One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai. 12 noon-3.30pm and 7pm-11.30pm
Dusk Terrace, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City, Dubai. +971 4 366 9111 Sip a drink or enjoy a snack by the pool as you take in spectacular views of the Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf. Daily 6am-6pm. 25°5’38″N 55°9’19″E
Tamanya Terrace, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City, Dubai. +971 4 366 9111 Sun to Thurs 5pm-2am. Fri & Sat 6pm-2am.
Vista Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, 5th floor, Holiday Inn Knowledge Village, Al Rigga Street, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 29499. +971 4 427 5500. Two 5th floor rooftop outdoor terraces (one dedicated to Shisha) offer spectacular views of Burj Al Arab and The Palm Jumeirah. Sun to Fri 11.30am-3.30pm. 6pm-11.45pm.
Mo Vida Nightclub, Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, 49 Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre District, Dubai. +971 4 308 0000
Icho Restaurant & Bar, Floors 49, 50 and 51, Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, 49 Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre District, Dubai. +971 4 308 0550 ICHO 49th floor daily 12 Noon-12 Midnight. ICHO TEPPAN 50th floor Sat to Thurs 6pm-12 Midnight. Fri 12 Noon-12 Midnight. ICHO BAR 51st floor Sat to Thurs 6pm-3am. Fri 4pm-3am.
TOMO, Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai, UAE. +971 4 357 7888 Lunch 12.30pm-3.30pm. with last order at 2.45pm. Dinner 6.30pm-11.30pm, with last order at 11pm. TOMO Lounge Bar & Terrace: 12 noon-1am.
Azur, Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai.+971 4324 8888 Overlooking the splendor of the Raffles Botanical Garden on the third floor,
Pool Restaurant and Bar, Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai. +971 4324 8888
People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai. +971 4324 8888 Situated on the top two floors of Raffles Dubai, featuring a 360 degrees panoramic view of the Dubai skyline. Thurs, Fri and Sat 11am-3am.
Al Muntaha, 27th floor, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah, Dubai. +971 4301 7600. Lunch 12.30pm to 3pm. Friday Brunch 10am to 3.30pm. Dinner 7pm to 11.30pm. 200 metres up. Saxophonist and Pianist: Tues to Sun from 8pm until 12 Midnight. Fri from 10am until 1pm.
Skyview Bar, 27th floor, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah, Dubai. +971 4301 7600. Daily 12 Noon to 2am. Minimum age for the Skyview Bar is 21 years. Wonderful location for afternoon tea, and pre- and post-dinner drinks.
Chill Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant, 9th Floor, Royal Ascot Hotel, Shatha Towers, Dubai Media City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE. +971 4 445 8536. Adjacent to The Chillspa and Chill Salon. Unobstructed sweeping views of both the breathtaking modern Dubai skyline and the contrasting backdrop of old town Dubai.
Level 43 Rooftop Lounge, Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 116162. +971 4 323 0333 A pool bar by day & a swanky lounge by night.
Beachside Barbecue, Kempinski Hotel & Residences, Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. 971 4 4442501 With an exceptional setting on a Dubai man-made island with perfect lagoon and Dubai city skyline views.
Swim-Up Pool Bar, Kempinski Hotel & Residences, Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. +971 4 444 2501
Al Manara Beach Bar, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. +971 4 399 5000
Pierchic, +971 4 3666730 Makes use of wooden beams that complements the long jetty linking the dining room to the Jumeirah Beach. From the restaurant, you can fully appreciate the beauty of the Burj Al Arab and its thousand foot high glass sail and also the man-made Palm Jumeirah. Access from Al Qasr pool area Madinat Jumeirah. Daily Lunch 1pm-3pm. Dinner: 7pm-11.30pm.
The Wharf, Sit on the decks overlooking the tranquil waters of Mina A’ Salam and the Arabian Gulf. Lunch daily 12 noon-3pm. Dinner daily 7pm-11.30pm. Bar 3pm-1am. Friday Brunch 12.30pm-4pm.
Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge, Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Next to Endurance Village. +971 4 809 6100. Selection of cigars and shisha. 50kms from Dubai.
Biella, Festival Centre. An in-mall Italian.
Calabar, Downtown Burj Khalifa, Bar Food.
Fusion, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina International.
Toshi, Grand Millennium Dubai, Japanese.
Al Muna, Watch the world go by from a very large outdoor seating area which overlooks the harbour on which busy abras (water taxis) transport guests to a variety of destinations.