Dubai is not just about skyscrapers and shopping—it’s also a hotspot for some seriously romantic dining experiences. As Valentine’s Day rolls around, it’s time to up the ante and plan a date night to remember.

Here’s a curated list of Dubai’s most enchanting restaurants that promise not only delectable dishes but also an ambiance that sparks romance.


For those enamored with the ocean’s allure, Ossiano at Atlantis is an unparalleled choice. This Michelin-starred restaurant, helmed by chef Gregoire Berger, invites you to dine amidst the marine wonders of the Ambassador Lagoon. The floor-to-ceiling glass provides a breathtaking view of sharks, rays, and a kaleidoscope of fish as you savor the fine dining degustation menu inspired by Chef Berger’s personal memories.

Ossiano restaurant Dubai

Tresind Studio

Tresind Studio takes Indian cuisine to new heights, challenging norms with creative presentations and locally sourced ingredients. Winner of ‘The Art of Hospitality’ award, this culinary haven, ranked no. 11 on the world’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, promises an immersive dining experience. The phrase “Atithi Devo Bhava” guides their ethos, ensuring that guests are treated like gods, making it an ideal spot for a romantic rendezvous.

Tresind Studio

Orfali Bros

At Orfali Bros, dining is not just a meal; it’s a celebration of tradition and contemporary flair. A family of chefs infuses taste, texture, and top-notch local ingredients into every dish. This Bistronomy exemplifies gastronomical art, offering a stress-free, fun dining experience, making it a perfect choice for couples seeking a relaxed yet exceptional Valentine’s Day celebration.

Orfali Bros

L’Olivo Al Mahara

Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab immerses diners in a unique underwater experience. The floor-to-ceiling aquarium takes center stage as you relish Italian celebrity chef Andrea Migliaccio’s five-course tasting menu. This intimate setting, surrounded by marine life, is the epitome of luxury, promising an evening filled with culinary delights and mesmerizing views.

Ce La Vi

Perched on the 54th floor of the Address Sky View, CE LA VI offers sweeping views and a romantic ambiance. Chef Howard Ko’s mod-Asian menu, inspired by over a decade of experience in Michelin-starred restaurants, adds a distinctive touch to the contemporary setting. CE LA VI screams special occasion, making it an ideal spot for a memorable Valentine’s Day celebration.

Ce La Vi Dubai Rooftop

Pai Thai

Award-winning Pai Thai in Madinat Jumeirah invites you on a culinary journey, tantalizing your taste buds with authentic Thai flavors. Al fresco dining, complemented by an abra boat ride along the waterways, adds an extra layer of romance. With dishes like crispy beef, chicken dumplings, and fiery prawn curry, Pai Thai guarantees an evening of culinary magic.

Pier Chic

Situated on its private pier, Pier Chic is a multi-award-winning Italian restaurant offering serene views over the Arabian Gulf. Chef Beatrice Segoni’s blind-tasting menu takes you on a journey through Italy, showcasing fresh seafood and classic Italian dishes. Whether it’s the Chic Lunch on weekdays or a special occasion celebration, Pier Chic promises a stylish and romantic dining experience.

Pierchic Dubai


Alici, inspired by the Amalfi Coast, captures the essence of romance with its first-floor terrace overlooking the sea and JBR. The stunning interiors and delectable Italian classics create an inviting atmosphere. The combination of great views, incredible food, and an upbeat atmosphere makes Alici a favorite for couples seeking a charming date night spot.



EauZone, nestled in One&Only Royal Mirage, offers a beachfront location perfect for a romantic dinner for two. As the sun sets, the Asian fusion restaurant transforms into a dreamy spot with twinkling lights illuminating the Arabian Gulf.


Sea Fu Restaurant & Bar

Sea fu, with its beachfront location and chic ambiance, combines vibrant, Asian-influenced seafood dishes with the soothing sounds of waves hitting the shore. The seafood-centric venue promises a unique and exciting culinary journey. For a romantic evening filled with exotic flavors and breathtaking views, Sea Fu is an excellent choice.

Sea Fu Restaurant Dubai

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, with its one Michelin star, takes diners on a journey through historic British cuisine dating back to the 1300s. Chef Heston Blumenthal’s iconic dishes, such as Meat Fruit and Tipsy Cake, showcase a blend of tradition and modernity. This unique dining experience at the One&Only The Palm promises a historical and gastronomic odyssey.



Fish, with its beachfront location, whitewashed decor, and twinkly lights, has become one of Dubai’s most romantic spots. The restaurant offers vibrant Turkish, Greek, and Mediterranean dishes, allowing couples to savor delectable cuisine with their toes in the sand. For a magical evening by the shore, Fish is the perfect choice.

Fish Beach Taverna


Folly’s expansive outdoor terrace, overlooking the Madinat waterways and Burj Al Arab, creates a memorable setting for a perfect date night. Chef Nick Alves, a protege of Gordon Ramsay, curates a seasonal menu with British flavors and fresh ingredients. With spectacular views and excellent cuisine, Folly promises a romantic evening in a secret garden setting.


ll Borro

Jumeirah Al Naseem hosts Il Borro Tuscan Bistro, a chic restaurant bringing the flavors of the Ferragamo’s Tuscan estate to Dubai. Known for its dedication to authenticity, Il Borro serves fresh fish, homemade pasta, and fine cheeses sourced directly from the Tuscan estate. The stunning terrace overlooking Jumeirah Al Naseem adds to the authenticity and charm, making it a top choice for a romantic date night.


For a super-sophisticated Asian dining experience with incredible views of the famous Dubai Fountains, Thiptara is the go-to spot. Whether seated on the terrace for prime fountain views or indoors enjoying Asian-fusion dishes, Thiptara promises an enchanting evening. The elegant and intimate space, evoking the mystery of Thailand, ensures a sophisticated and romantic atmosphere.

Thiptara restaurant interiors


Hidden atop the residential building Eden House, Moonrise is a hidden gem offering a 12-seater multi-course Omakase experience. Led by self-taught chef Solemann Haddad, Moonrise provides an intimate culinary journey overlooking the entire city. With a focus on Middle Eastern ingredients and culinary stories, Moonrise promises a unique and unforgettable dining experience for foodie couples.

STAY by Yannick Alléno

STAY by Yannick Alléno at One&Only The Palm features classic French dishes cooked using contemporary techniques. Awarded two Michelin stars, this dining destination exudes style with its high timber walls, white pillars, black chandeliers, and intricate designs. The impressive spit-roasted offering for two, along with the visually stunning ambiance, ensures a romantic and gastronomic experience.



Ninive, designed as a contemporary urban majlis, offers a blend of history and modernity. With the prettiest terrace in Dubai adorned with twinkling lights, lush palms, and stunning views of the Burj Khalifa, Ninive sets the stage for a romantic evening. The region-traversing menu complements the upmarket Bedouin vibe, making it an ideal choice for a cozy and exotic dinner date.


Le Petit Chef Dubai

Embark on a unique gastronomic journey at Le Petit Chef Dubai, located at La Coco in Andaz Dubai the Palm. This dining experience combines a mouthwatering 5-course menu crafted by Head Chef Mauro Santarelli with engaging 3D animation on your dining table. Le Petit Chef promises a two-hour journey of culinary creativity and cinematic entertainment, creating a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day celebration.