The Best Restaurants On Palm Island, Dubai

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The Palm Island, Dubai, is truly a wonder in itself. This man-made island has a unique structure that has captivated tourists from around the world. With hotel giants from every corner of the globe opening resorts on the island, they have brought along with them a wide variety of award-winning restaurants, serving every cuisine. Here are just some of the best.

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‘Immerse yourself in elegance’ and dine on some of the finer things in life by visiting Os siano. With over five awards already garnered, the Ossiano has built an amazing reputation for itself since its opening at the Atlantis. The location may be a key attraction but the food speaks for itself. The amazing selection of seafood provides guests with plenty of options, while the intimate dining experience is unforgettable and incorporates soothing live music to accompany the exquisite meal.

A la Turca

A la Turca, found in the Rixos Resort, is an authentic Turkish buffet that serves a variety of dishes that stem from the Eastern Anatolian region. Specific delicacies such as kebabs and mezzes are key attractions at this dining spot. The smells of meats marinated in spices roasting on the grill fills the restaurant with flavor, inviting guests to come in and feast on a meal unlike any other. Live cooking stations allow visitors to get up close to the dining experience.


Set in the elegant Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Amala is an authentic fine-dining restaurant that serves Indian and Pakistani dishes. The wide variety of options all stem from various spices and ingredients that are true to the South Asian kitchen but all have one thing in common, the impeccable plating. The warm aromas that fill the restaurant add to the exotic nature of the meal. Anything from their savoury vermicelli to their tangy biryani will leave your heart content but your stomach ready for seconds.

Barça Club

The secluded restaurant known as Barça Club boasts a fine location and atmosphere. The dishes here take guests on a journey through the countries of Italy, Spain, Morocco, and Greece, with boisterous flavors and colorful plates. The stylish venue sets the mood for a more intimate meal that allows the guest to form a connection with the flavors and spices and enjoy every bite. Fine cocktails are just one of the extras that make a visit to Barça Club truly top-notch.


Guests can find a perfect romantic setting at Bonfire. On the Palm Island, situated near a lagoon, Bonfire offers a cuisine unlike any other in the city, barbecue. The tender meats complimented by the Dubai city skyline make for a perfect combination. If barbecue is not your preference, take pleasure in the eclectic grilled seafood range, or just enjoy the views.

Asia Republic

If guests are looking to steer away from the overtly high-class, fine-dining experiences scattered throughout the island, then Asia Republic may just be the spot for the quick, light bite that’s needed. Situated in the resort giant known as the Atlantis, Asia Republic serves up some of the most vibrant Asian meals in the area. A more casual atmosphere makes it inviting for families and larger groups of travellers. Expect pan-fried noodles and other mainstream Asian dishes.


Situated on a terrace and looking out over Dubai’s marina, Frevo is a Latin-American churrascaria (a place where meat is cooked on a real fire grill). All guests can begin a hefty meal with some light starters, such as soup or salad and then move onto the meticulously-cooked cuts. The concept of the restaurant is to feast until you can feast no more.

Bidi Bondi

When by the beach it is only fair to kick back and enjoy some casual finger foods in between catching waves. Bidi Bondi allows guests to do exactly just that. The Australian bar is located on the Palm Jumeirah shoreline and offers a fun and crazy night. Capturing the American concept of a sports bar. Often, visitors swing by just to grab a few beers and catch a game while snacking on some grub, whether it be coleslaw or the large meat platter.

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