Article published on January 18th 2021
From world acclaimed hotspots to mega local conceptual eateries, Dubai’s culinary scene is leveling up next year.
The city’s culinary picture is turning up the heat with an array of hot new arrivals in Dubai to the dining scene in Dubai! From international celebrity chefs to conceptual local takes, these are the new restaurants coming to Dubai in 2021!
The new extension to Soho Beer Garden Dubai. Foxglove DXB is a gastronomic experience with traditional wooden decor and an extensive British and Irish 'hops' selection in the heart of Meydan, Dubai. Expect hearty food to warm your soul with games and interactive activities like pool.
Foxglove DXB will host a weekly live music session, brunches, ladies nights and more! Stay tuned!
TIPSY LION, DUBAI
The relaxed British style pub in Dubai is opening soon into Dubai's culinary landscape 2021! Expect a laid back atmosphere, international cuisine and a rooftop outdoor venue in Dubai! The ambience is contributed by wooden panelling and brick finishes. Found at the Sofitel Downtown Dubai, expect a casual dining affair offering burgers, pizzas, steaks and so on! At Tipsy Lion Dubai, a varied assortment of games will be available such as drink pong, pool and more!
Timing: 5pm-2am Sun to Thursday, 1pm- 2am, Friday and Saturday
Location: Tipsy Lion, Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Quentin Tarantino's 2004 blockbuster Kill Bill has shot an amazing combat scene in a cool Japanese restaurant called Gonpachi Nishi Azabu, in which Uma Thurman shows off some killer moves. Gonpachi Restaurant Dubai has now opened in Dubai offering authentic Japanese cuisine. Expect kushi style grilled skewers and tempura. Dine in Gonpachi Dubai's large open seating area with wicker sliding doors, an industrial-esque metallic staircase and adornments of a deep orange hue. The classic Japanese restaurant in Dubai can be found on the Boulevard of Dubai's Al Habtoor City.
Location: Gonpachi Restaurant, Boulevard, Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
The new DIFC venue in Dubai 2021 will house a casual bistro and social space with the name of Bolla! Bolla Dubai is perfect for the afterwork drink, delicious breakfasts, brunches and more! Expect fresh, simple meals with a selection of a wide array of wine, a bistro dining experience in the heart of DIFC.
BLA BLA, DUBAI
A 100k sq.ft. destination hotpsot is coming soon to Dubai coined BLA BLA Dubai. Located in JBR, the new 2021 destination coming soon to Dubai will have over 20 bars, 3 restaurants and one huge beach club!
Coming soon to Dubai 2021.
DINNER BY HESTON BLUMENTHAL
The culinary name can’t be passed without mentioning three star Michelin restaurateur’s Heston Blumenthal and his infamous restaurant ‘The Fat Duck’ in the UK. It was awarded Best Restaurant in the World, now the masterchef is bringing his culinary divinity to Dubai.
Heston Blumenthal is making his mark in Dubai’s restaurant scene in Atlantis The Royal Dubai in 2021. The Masterchef restaurant will be situated in the resort’s heart with two terraces, a private dining room and a breath-taking bar! The cuisine to be expected is nothing short of extraordinary: historic British takes from the 1300’s!
LUCKY FISH, DUBAI
Lucky Fish Dubai is soon to be the brand new beach spot coming soon to Dubai 2021 social scene. Lucky Fish Dubai is said to be opening at the end of January 2021 comprising of an indoor restaurant and an outdoor terrace and beach seating. Expect natural hues at this beachy venue's restaurant in Dubai, luxurious cabanas and king sized sun beds perfect to crisping under the sun. Lucky Fish Dubai's menu will comprimise of Mediteranean cuisine with French and Spanish flavours.
Location: Lucky Fish, West Beach, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
PHILEAS FOGG'S DUBAI
This mega dining hotspot will soon make its way to the restaurants opening in Dubai in 2021! Phileas Fogg Dubai’s will be launching in the Address Montgomerie. Expect a culinary trip around the globe with their diverse cuisine and social spaces for all ages with day to night dining and entertainment. Phileas Fogg’s Dubai will have its very own garden, amphitheater, sports pub and Orangery!
TWIGGY BY LA CANTINE, DUBAI
Park Hyatt Dubai will host the new beach club coined Twiggy Dubai. The gourmet venue in Dubai is from the minds of La Cantine du Faubourg, Lana Lusa and Nivine. Twiggy by La Cantine Dubai is an adult only beach club that serves a decandent array of delicious Mediterranean fare.
Coming soon to Dubai 2021
Sushisamba Dubai will makes it long awaited arrival late next year on the 51st floor of The Palm Tower Dubai, breaking the charts for restaurants opening in 2021! Look out for Sushisamba Dubai’s incredible assortment of recreation and hospitality at The Palm Tower Dubai! Guests at Sushisamba Dubai will be offered a Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian blend of food served in a vivid atmosphere with city views.
JALEO BY JOSE ANDRES, DUBAI
Dubai’s Spanish cuisine is rather untapped, that is until Jaleo by Jose Andres Dubai makes its entrance late next year. A part of the stunning array of restaurants coming soon to the Atlantis The Royal Dubai, the Spanish restaurant will have its first international branch in Dubai outside the US. Expect an enriched substantial menu with Jaleo by Jose Andres Dubai and discover the amazing Spanish spirit with this restaurant coming to Dubai in 2021!
The modern, conceptual steakhouse in Dubai will soon be arriving at the 74th floor of the SLS Dubai in Business Bay. Carna Dubai’s front man and legendary Butcher Dario Cecchini will serve cuisine inspired by old familial traditions and cooking techniques. The grand Cecchini menu will include the finest mouth melting steaks with unrivalled ingredients, paired with an honorable grape list soon to be included in the magnificent array of restaurants coming to Dubai in 2021.
ZETA SEVENTY SEVEN, DUBAI
We wait with bated breath for February when the infamous restaurant opens to bliss our palettes. Located in the Address Beach Resort, Dubai (the brands first beach resort), delight your senses with gourmet selections from Zeta Seventy Seven Dubai serving seafood and Asian inspired crafted dishes. Located on the 77th floor of the Address gives Zeta Seventy Seven Dubai a vantage point to some of Dubai’s breathtaking views.
SAKE ROK, DUBAI
The gorgeous Japanese restaurant will soon make its way as the hottest new restaurant in Dubai in 2021. Sake Rok Dubai will be taking its places at the Marriot Palm Jumeirah Dubai that will deliver a dining extraordinaire by immersing its diners to a performative culinary experience in September 2021.
THE GUILD, DUBAI
The Guild Dubai will be newly moving into the stunning new culinary hub ICD Brookfield Place, DIFC in 2021! From it’s mother brand ‘Bull&Roo’, The Guild Dubai will be serving its own unique identity with a diverse culinary experience to its guests in a modern dining room in DIFC. The Guild Dubai will be a new exciting restaurant coming to Dubai in 2021.
CAVIAR KASPIA, DUBAI
A famous Parisian hotspot awaits the culinary scene in Dubai. Adding to the long list of Parisian hotspots in Dubai such an La Cantine Du Faubourg, Caviar Kaspia Paris, Dubai will launch in Dubai’s DIFC in 2021. Dating back to 1927, the decadent dining experience of the famed Caviar Kaspia Paris has been long lasting in history. Watch out for the venue’s delicious caviar topped jacked potato.
HUNTER & BARREL, DUBAI
The Australian steakhouse will launch its long awaited presence in Dubai at Vida Emirates Hills Dubai! The amazing restaurant will be coming to Dubai in 2021 and will serve roasted meats cooked above coal and crafted beverages! The contemporary restaurant Hunter & Barrel Dubai aims to ‘pay homage to the culinary tradition in a modern family restaurant setting.’
Stay tuned for this exciting feature in Dubai's culinary scene in 2021!
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