The 10 Best Restaurants On Palm Island, Dubai

Palm Island, Dubai UAE | © EL_KAB0NG/Flickr
Palm Island, Dubai UAE | © EL_KAB0NG/Flickr
Photo of Kalpana Satish
9 February 2017

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.

Palm Island, Dubai UAE | © EL_KAB0NG/Flickr


‘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.

Address & telephone number: Ossiano, Atlantis,The Palm Jumeira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 426 2626


Bar, Restaurant, Chinese, $$$
The Middle East may be a long way from China, but that does not mean the locals cannot serve up great Chinese food. The world class Atlantis Resort is home to award-winning Chinese restaurant Yuan. The hot nightspot is more than just the perfect place for meals. The bar is hip and thriving, with visitors from all over the region frequenting it. Their yellow mustard har gau and the sweet and sour chicken are just a few of the specialities that are prepared at the restaurant.

A la Turca

Restaurant, Turkish
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.


Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan
Biryani | © Krista/Flickr
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

Restaurant, Middle Eastern
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.


Restaurant, Bistro, Mediterranean, BBQ, Seafood, Italian
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.

Beluga Beach

Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
Hidden beneath the façade of a gorgeous beach villa is the restaurant known as Beluga Beach owned by the Kempinski Hotel. Situated on the hotel’s shoreline, the restaurant boasts amazing views of the marina and city skyscrapers. Make sure to take advantage of the outdoor seating on a pure white terrace complemented by only the blue sky and ocean. Italian charm is evident throughout the architecture and within the food.

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.

Address & telephone number: Asia Republic, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, +971 4 426 2626


Restaurant, Brazilian, $$$
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

Bar, Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Australian, $$$
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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