First Look: Cipriani Dubai
The restaurant has just opened in DIFC
Italian luxury dining brand, Cipriani, has opened its first venue in Dubai, at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) - and we’ve got the first look. Covering 1,100 square feet, the venue can welcome 296 guests and has an indoor dining area and outdoor terrace. It’s designed in the brand’s traditional nautical colours and maritime theme. IT features large linen curtains, brown leather chairs, and contemporary portraits. The venue was designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan. Cipriani comprises of two levels, where an intimate bar is located on the lower floor and the restaurant are on the upper deck. “It is with immense pleasure that we open the doors to our newest Cipriani, located in Dubai's vibrant DIFC. This is an incredibly exciting time for the brand and I cannot wait to share the Venetian traditions that are at the heart of the Cipriani philosophy with this dynamic and world-leading city. We very much look forward to serving our Dubai guests and furthering our presence in the UAE,” says founder Giuseppe Cipriani. Next month, the venue will launch a separate lounge area, Socialista, at the rear of the restaurant. It will act as a laid-back, upbeat area where guests can continue the Cipriani experience until late hours of the night. Cipriani was brought to Dubai by the Bulldozer Group hospitality firm. It already has a branch in Abu Dhabi and across the world, including Monte Carlo, Hong Kong, and New York.