Updated: March 2023
Looking for the best lunch spots in Dubai? Check out these Party Dining Spots in Dubai that offer a lively atmosphere, great food, and the perfect place to drink, dine, and dance. Dubai is known for its lively dining scene which includes some of the world’s top restaurants, and Top Spots Dubai has rounded up the list of the most vibrant eateries in the city to help you plan your next night out.
1. Zuma, DIFC
A Dubai classic, Japanese restaurant Zuma draws in a young and fun-loving crowd. Their in-house DJ plays out lively house beats while the team serves up cocktails and their contemporary take on Japanese dishes. We recommend dining upstairs in either the bar or lounge area where all the action is. Guests often go from post-work beverages to dancing long into the night.
2. Nammos, Four Seasons Jumeirah
The Mykonian beach club and restaurant is a go-to for long lunches by the sea that go on into the evening. The menu comprises Greek favourites as well as sushi and pasta dishes. Nammos is a go-to for those who like to see and be seen. The live DJ, entertainers, musicians and Greek-style beach views mean that this is the perfect spot to dine, drink and dance from noon until night.
3. Amazonico, DIFC
Amazonico Dubai offers guests a Latin American menu including raw seafood and grilled meats. The interiors resemble the Amazon jungle, with lush green leaves coming from every corner. Amazonico’s resident DJ spins live every evening in the Lounge Bar with a percussionist while the Roof terrace is the perfect spot for sundowners against a backdrop of electro beats.
4. Raspountine, DIFC
If you’re looking for Party Dining Spots in Dubai, then look no further than Raspoutine’s Dubai outpost. Renowned by Parisians, this iconic French restaurant and lounge offers an opulent setting where guests can indulge in a delectable menu of French fine dining favorites. The resident DJ sets the perfect ambiance, creating an electric atmosphere that’s sure to get diners dancing.
5. Lucia’s, Address Sky View
Looking for the best lunch spots in Dubai? Lucia’s is a new Italian hangout in Downtown Dubai offering fine Italian cuisine inspired by Sicily and the Amalfi Coast. The elegant indoor area is designed with brightly colored lemon yellow chairs and sky blue cabinets and wooden shutters. The outdoor terrace offers stunning views of Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai. The menu highlights include beef carpaccio, homemade ricotta ravioli, and Milanese di vitello.
6. Bagatelle, Fairmont Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road
Renowned by Parisians, Raspoutine’s Dubai outpost is just as vibrant and lively. This iconic French restaurant and lounge offers an opulent setting where guests can indulge in a delectable menu of French fine dining favorites. The resident DJ sets the perfect ambiance, creating an electric atmosphere that’s sure to get diners dancing.
7. Cé La Vi, Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai
Cé La Vi, a Singapore-based franchise, offers breathtaking views of Dubai. Relax by the pool, enjoy the panoramic view of the Burj Khalifa from the oval bar, and indulge in contemporary Asian cuisine at their fine dining restaurant. Keep an eye on their entertainment calendar for a chance to catch live performances.
8. Clap, DIFC
Clap Dubai offers fine dining and full city views. The contemporary Japanese restaurant and rooftop terrace was originally established in Beirut. Its location on the ninth floor makes it the highest spot in DIFC and therefore offers some of the best city views. The bar area looks towards the Museum of The Future and is typically packed with a young and fun crowd. For a really animated experience book a table in the Music Room, a space with special ‘dancing’ tables and visual projections.
9. Verde, Four Seasons Jumeirah
Verde Dubai dubs itself a “festive restaurant” and it certainly captures the St. Tropez spirit. French dishes have a Mediterranean influence. Be sure to dress to impress. We recommend making your reservation on a Wednesday evening, Verde’s “Décadence” night is said to be Dubai’s “Number 1. Party Dinner”. Verde’s sister venues are in Paris and St. Tropez’s Pampelonne beach.
10. STK, JBR
Known for its excellent steaks STK has sister restaurants in London, New York and Miami. Pick between the bar, cosy sofas and high tables. STK keeps it lively with pulsing music and live entertainment as well as performers on certain evenings. Tuesdays are ladies’ nights while STK’s weekend brunches are famous for their uplifting atmosphere and bottomless beverages.