Regarded as the commercial center of Dubai, the Deira district contains many lavish restaurants that entice and intrigue those who dine there. Here’s our list of the top 10 restaurants.
Spoil yourself with an ingenious selection of dishes from the menu at Ashiana’s. Each recipe is masterfully perfected by chef Vineet, a pioneer of Indian cuisine. With a name meaning ‘happy home’, Ashiana takes you on a tour of the magnificent land that is India when trying the exquisite spices and masalas that prove to be the focal points of any Indian recipe. Why not experiment with a wholesome bowl of fragrant white rice topped with a coating of piping hot tadka dal (lentils)? Adopting an impressive palatial theme with grandiose dark pillars separating the seating areas, and vibrant drop lights dotting the neutral ceiling, Ashiana is ideal for any celebration.
Since its inauguration 20 years ago, The Boardwalk has proved to be a social hub hosting marine-inspired decor of cerulean blues and stark whites. Nestled on the shores of the idyllic Dubai Creek, the popular terrace provides overwhelming views of the Creek, allowing you to have an intimate dinner for two in a calm ambiance. The Boardwalk showcases a Mediterranean-inspired menu, with a range of freshly baked pizzas and calzones from the authentic and upgraded oven. In addition, the menu features delicacies that include the bouillabaisse and the seafood platter, not to mention a selection of authentic pasta meals. For dessert, guests can treat themselves to a decadent variation of crepes, sorbets and pastries.
Dubai Creek | Baniyas Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,+971 4 295 6000
Sample a taste of Italy in each bite you take at Cucina, where they treat you like family with courteous hospitality. The decor emulates an Italian-style kitchen, complete with its rustic tableware and textured, brick walls. An expansive pizza oven, fired by wood, ensures every pizza base contains a smoky crust that complements the respective toppings without overpowering them. Skilled chefs create a handpicked menu of traditional antipasti to tease your taste buds including a lombetto scottato di tonno (seared thin-sliced tuna loin, toasted pistachio, pickled shallot, baby cress, garlic chips and a lemon honey dressing). A casual and warm venue to host a multitude of events, Cucina is heaven on Earth.
JW Marriott | Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 262 4444