As one of the premier destinations for visitors to Dubai, Palm Jumeirah is home to some of the top hotels in the Emirates, but you’ll also find no shortage of options when it comes to fine dining.
Dubai as a whole is something of a dream destination for food lovers with the opportunity to sample top class cuisine from all over the globe, with famous chefs including Gordon Ramsey, Joel Robuchon, Akira Back and Nusret Gökçe (aka ‘Salt Bae’) having a presence on the Dubai restaurant scene.
Given the huge array of options that are available, we’ve pulled together a few options you might want to consider if you’re planning to dine out on Palm Jumeirah covering a range of different types of cuisine…
AKA is located towards the tip of Palm Jumeirah as part of The Pointe complex and offers a wide selection of Japanese-inspired cuisine - including sushi and wagyu beef.
The menu is based around sharing plates that you can enjoy with family and friends, whilst the restaurant also has an expansive wine and cocktail menu
AKA isn’t just about the food however, with the futuristic venue offering visitors the chance to enjoy cyberpunk-themed entertainment on an evening.
Performers including singers, dancers and acrobats take to the stage - or above it - to complement a truly unique dining experience.
- Shrimp Bao - AED55
- Miso Soup - AED35
- AKA Chicken - AED155
- Wagyu Tenderloin - AED350
- Chocolate Fondant - AED65
- Pinot Grigio (glass) - AED50
- Corona (bottle) - AED50
- Coca Cola - AED20
- Still Water (400ml) - AED18
Amala is located within the luxurious Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel on the left crescent of Palm Jumeirah and offers top quality Indian cuisine.
Although part of a hotel, the restaurant - which can be found off the main lobby - is open for bookings for non-residents and is popular not only for the food, but also for the high levels of service.
If you want to enjoy a special dining experience then the Shaheenshahi Thali - which must be booked in advance and is for a minimum of four people - provides the opportunity to go on your own culinary journey, with the dish made up of more than 35 traditional delicacies.
- Punjabi Samosa - AED70
- Murgh Tikka - AED110
- Bombay Aloo - AED65
- Lamb Roganjosh - AED115
- Chocolat Fondant - AED65
BLVD on One:
BLVD on One is found within FIVE Palm Jumeirah and offers global dining options throughout the day, from morning into the evening.
That means it’s a great option if you are looking for breakfast before heading off to explore the sights around Dubai or to head for lunch, where you take in the views from the al fresco dining area.
Whilst the menu is a varied one during daylight hours, on an evening it becomes one of the places to go if you want to sample Lebanese cuisine, with an offer of unlimited mezze and a bottle of house wine for AED199.
- Buffalo Wings - AED70
- Crispy Calamari - AED80
- Arabic Mixed Grill - AED110
- Chicken Caesar Salad - AED90
- Tiramisu - AED60
- Pinot Grigio (glass) - AED67
- Corona (bottle) - AED55
- Coca Cola - AED30
- Still Water (500ml) - AED28
Seafire Steakhouse & Bar:
Seafire Steakhouse & Bar is located within Atlantis The Palm right at the tip of Palm Jumeirah - giving it one of the most exclusive positions in the whole of Dubai.
As the name would suggest, it;s a great place to head if you are looking to sit down and enjoy a top class steak, with the New York-styled restaurant offering the best cuts of meat - which you can select before watching it be cooked just how you like it.
This isn’t just any steak either, but meat reared exclusively for the restaurant on a farm in Australia.
It isn’t all about meat however as the Seafire also offers a wide and varied selection of seafood dishes that ensure it caters for all tastes, with the award-winning eatery also putting on evening entertainment across the week.
- Seafire Prawn Cocktail - AED119
- Pacific Calamari - AED109
- BBQ Beef Cheek - AED280
- Salmon - AED180
- Baked Berry Cheesecake - AED64
- Pinot Grigio (glass) - AED65
- Coca Cola - AED29
- Still Water (500ml) - AED25
Plaj sits within the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel and holds an impressive position on the beach overlooking The Palm - ensuring scenic views regardless of the time you have chosen to dine.
As with other options on this list, the restaurant is open to all and not just those people who are staying in the hotel, with diners able to choose from a variety of dishes from all over the Mediterranean.
With open air dining offered and children more than welcome, this casual restaurant is a great place to grab a bite to eat on The Palm and without breaking the bank in the process.
- Greek Meatballs - AED95
- Chargrilled Octopus - AED95
- Grilled Lamb Cutlets - AED195
- Spaghetti Carbonara - AED100
- Tiramasu - AED60
- Pinot Grigio (glass) - AED68
- Corona (bottle) - AED54
- Coca Cola - AED28
- Still Water (500ml) - AED32