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10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene

It seems like a new restaurant pops up almost every day, we’ve gathered some of the best new outlets

10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
1. Novikov:

\nRussia’s restaurant tycoon Arkady Novikov has already had success in London and Moscow and now he's looking to Dubai. If you want Asian cuisine that competes on the level of Zuma and Nobu, Novikov is the place to try.

\nLocation: Grand Sheraton Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
2. Marina Social:

\nIf you want to impress someone, take them to Marina Social and have them pick anything off the menu. This outlet by celebrity Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton demonstrates how it feels to dine like the stars.

\nLocation: Intercontinental Dubai Marina in Dubai Marina.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
3. Nusr-Et:

\nThis steakhouse from Turkey is a must-try. Not only does it have the best steaks in the city (it’s founded by butcher and meat specialist Nusret Gökçe) it’s also staged in a glass room filled with plants. The best part? Delicious complimentary baklava with ice cream.

\nLocation: Four Seasons Hotel in Jumeirah.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
4. Catch:

\nA piece of New York in Dubai, the Big Apple favourite opened its first Middle Eastern branch earlier this year. While its food portions were a bit small for our taste, its dessert menu and ambiance are worth it.

\nLocation: Fairmont Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
5. Crab Tavern:

\nThis American-style seafood restaurant mirrors its name. It resembles a wooden, cozy tavern that overlooks view of the Dubai Marina.

\nLocation: Media One Hotel in Dubai Media City.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
6. Coya:

\nIf you want good Latin American food with great Latin American ambiance, Coya is your choice. The London-based brand serves traditional-to-the-core Peruvian dishes.

\nLocation: Four Seasons Hotel in Jumeirah.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
7. Spirito:

\nThis recent addition to Dubai’s Brazilian restaurant scene is the perfect choice for classy, after-work drinks. Though the bright blue and red graffiti offer a modern edge to the place, its large chandeliers give it a regal feel. Basically, it feels like you’re sitting in your lavish, yet hip, living room in Rio.

\nLocation: Media One Hotel in Dubai Media City.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
8. Cove Beach:

\nDubai’s latest beach club is not just a beach club; it’s an atmosphere of F-U-N. How would you like to sunbathe to sundowner music followed by dinner with the Burj Al Arab as your view?

\nLocation: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
9. Jean-Georges Dining Room:

\nCelebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten opened two restaurants, the JG Dining Room and JG Kitchen, in Dubai with inspiration from his New York Michelin-starred restaurant, Jean-Georges. The outlet features a lounge and large terrace dining area.

\nLocation: Four Seasons Hotel in Jumeirah.
10 to try: latest additions to Dubai's dining scene
10. The Black Lion:

\nAnother inspiration from New York is this vintage-y gastro-pub. Unlike the dressy scene of Catch, The Black Lion is motivated by the city’s speakeasy culture. Another perfect location for after-work drinks or a casual afternoon.

\nLocation: H hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road.