5 Exceptional Dining Experiences in Dubai

  • Honey-drizzled lamb cutlets and eggplant caviar at La Petite Maison.

    Honey-drizzled lamb cutlets and eggplant caviar at La Petite Maison.

  • Aquarium-side dining at Al Mahara.

    Aquarium-side dining at Al Mahara.

  • Views of the Burj Al Arab from Pierchic.

    Views of the Burj Al Arab from Pierchic.

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From the world’s highest restaurant to dessert in the desert, the U.A.E.’s biggest city offers some exceptional dining experiences. Here are five standouts.

By Chris Dwyer

Al Mahara

Wrapped around an enormous seawater aquarium, the opulent Burj Al Arab hotel’s Al Mahara restaurant gives the feeling of dining underwater. Appropriately, executive chef Maxime Luvara’s menu focuses on world-class seafood while following the Western seasons, with dishes such as Alaskan king crab and foie gras ravioli served with leeks in vinaigrette and lobster jus. It’s all accompanied by a peerless selection of wines (971-4/301-7600).

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