10 Best Restaurants In Dubai At Great Heights With Breathtaking City & Skyline Views

Each venue promises a unique culinary journey amidst stunning views of the Dubai Skyline

by Priyanka Fernandes
10 Best Restaurants In Dubai At Great Heights With Breathtaking City & Skyline Views

Dubai, a city synonymous with architectural marvels and soaring skyscrapers, offers a dining scene. Among these towering structures, some house not just offices or residences but also some of the most captivating restaurants in the world. From lofty perches that seem to graze the clouds to chic rooftop terraces commanding breathtaking views of the iconic skyline. Discover Dubai’s top 10 restaurants and indulge in their exceptional cuisine while enjoying panoramic Skyline views.

1. At.mosphere

Perched 442 meters above ground within the Burj Khalifa, At.mosphere offers the world’s highest dining experience, boasting panoramic skyline views of Downtown Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Serving breakfast, high tea, light lunches, and fine European cuisine for dinner, it’s an indulgent treat for any time of day. With decadent dishes like foie gras and wagyu tenderloin alongside a stunning backdrop of The Dubai Fountain, At.mosphere promises a dining experience like no other.

Where: Burj khalifa – 122nd Floor
When: Throughout the Week, 7 am to 2 am
Cost: About AED900 for two people with beverages

2. TABŪ 


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TABŪ is a culinary fusion of the Middle East and the Far East. The menu reflects the diversity of ingredients and culinary styles in Dubai, creating a fusion of Middle Eastern and Japanese influences. The multi-course menus at TABŪ are constantly changing, showcasing the various cultures and flavours that define the city. Each dish takes diners on a culinary journey that tells the story of Dubai’s vibrant food evolution. 

Where: St Regis – Downtown Dubai – Dubai
When: Throughout the Week, 12:30 pm to 1 am
Cost: About AED565 for two people without beverages

Also Read: 8 Best Restaurants In Dubai For The Perfect Iftar Meal

3. Zeta Seventy Seven

Located on Level 77 of the Ultimate Beach Address, ZETA Seventy Seven offers Asian fusion cuisine with picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf and Palm Jumeirah. Open daily from 12 noon to 2 am, with dinner served from 6 pm to midnight (AED 477 minimum spend per person), it’s adjacent to the world’s highest outdoor infinity pool, verified by Guinness World Records™. Seating includes a stunning open-air terrace and indoor cabanas equipped with amenities. 

Where:  Address Beach Resort, JBR
When: Throughout the Week, from 12 noon to 2 am
Cost: About AED550 for two people with beverages


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If you’re looking for a restaurant that serves Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian fusion cuisine, SushiSamba is worth checking out. The restaurant provides a stunning view of the city and the Palm fronds. It’s a popular spot, so book several weeks in advance to get a table. Don’t worry if you can’t get a window seat, as everyone can enjoy the view thanks to the triple-height ceilings and panoramic glass windows.

The dining room’s centre lies in an immersive open kitchen featuring a lively robata grill and sushi bar experience. The restaurant features tropical decor and greenery, making it one of Dubai’s most picturesque spots.

Where: St Regis (Level 51 )- Palm Jumeirah
When: Monday to Friday from 12 to 3 pm, 6 pm to 2 am and Saturday to Sunday from 1 to 3:30 pm and 6 pm to 2 am
Cost: About AED430 for two people without beverages

5. Paros


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Paros, located on the 46th Floor of the Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, is a rooftop oasis inspired by the Greek island of Paros. With serene Cycladic aesthetics and the symbol of the star of Olympus, the venue offers a chilled sanctuary by day and a vibrant nightlife scene at dusk. Guests can enjoy stunning city skyline views while lounging on large daybeds, indulging in Greek mezethes and chilled rosé by the pool.

Where: DMCC Plot No. 2-27, Al Thanyah – Dubai
When: Sunday to Tuesday from 12 pm to 1 am, Wednesday to Saturday from 12 pm to 3 am
Cost: About AED330 for two people with beverages

6. Prime 68

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High on the 68th Floor, Prime68 redefines the steakhouse experience with a blend of elegance and modern flair. With panoramic views of Dubai’s stunning skyline, dining at Prime68 becomes an unforgettable affair. The restaurant prides itself on sourcing supreme quality ingredients from premium suppliers, meticulously chosen for their artisanal produce and commitment to environmental sustainability. Children aged eight and above are welcome for dinner, but there are no age restrictions for Saturday brunch, inviting guests of all ages to indulge in the exceptional dining experience.

Where: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – 68th – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Business Bay
When: Sunday to Wednesday from 6 pm to 12 am, Thursday to Friday from 12 pm to 3 pm & 6 pm to 12 am and Saturday from 6:30 pm to 12 am and 1 to 4 pm
Cost: About AED620 for two people without beverages

7. Nonya


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On the 44th Floor of the Taj JLT, this pan-Asian gem cleverly divides its space into intimate nooks, ensuring every guest feels comfortable surrounded. Private dining areas, veiled behind opulent gold drapes, offer seclusion, while a lively lounge and bar area beckon with vibrant colours. Glass doors open to leafy terraces, providing a serene backdrop against the city skyline views. Nonya, originally Singaporean-inspired, has embraced a pan-Asian identity, reflected in its diverse menu featuring maki rolls, Dim Sum, robata specialities, and various meat and seafood delights.

Where: DMCC Plot No. 2-27, Al Thanyah – Jumeirah Lake Towers – Dubai
When: Monday to Thursday from 12 pm to 1 am, Friday from 12 pm to 3 am, Saturday from 1 pm to 3 am and Sunday from 1 pm to 1 am
Cost: About AED490 for two people without beverages

Also Read: 10 Best Asian Restaurants In Dubai Bringing Authentic Oriental Flavours to Your Table

8. Mott 32


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Atop the 73rd Floor of the Address Beach Resort, Mott 32 beckons with an irresistible array of Chinese delicacies spanning Cantonese, Shanghai, and Beijing cuisines. Enjoy the freshest seafood, homemade Dim Sum, and premium Kobe & Wagyu Beef amidst stunning views of Bluewater Island, JBR, Palm Jumeirah, and Ain Dubai. With an expansive open-air terrace seamlessly blending indoor elegance and outdoor serenity, Mott 32 provides the perfect setting to savour signature cocktails infused with Chinese ingredients and a curated wine selection while immersing yourself in the essence of Chinese culinary heritage.

Where: Address Beach Resort, JBR
When: Sunday to Friday from 6 pm to 1 am and Saturday from 12:30 to 4 pm and 6 pm to 1 am
Cost: About AED525 for two people 

9. Nobu

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Nobu restaurant on the iconic Palm Jumeirah is honoured by the MICHELIN Guide 2023 for its fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Palm and Dubai Marina skyline while relishing celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes like black cod miso and wagyu beef tacos. Treat yourself to an exquisite lunch with our 2-course Omakase menu for AED 165, a culinary journey against the backdrop of the picturesque Palm Jumeirah.

Where:  Atlantis – 22nd Floor – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai
When: Monday to Thursday from 6 pm to 1 am, Friday to Saturday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 6 pm to 2 am and Sunday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 6 pm to 1 am
Cost: About AED460 for two people without beverages

10. Hotel Cartagena


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Hotel Cartagena, perched atop one of the towers of JW Marriott Marquis, offers a vibrant dining experience. With eclectic decor and live performances, the restaurant exudes charm. Enjoy window tables on the 72nd Floor with magnificent views of the Dubai skyline while savouring Latin-inspired dishehotel’sJamaican spatchcockCartagena’srilled seabass and various sushi rolls.

Where:  JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay
When: 6 pm to 1 am on Suyou’llMonday and Wednesday, 6 pm to 2 am on Tuesday and Thursday and 6 pm to 3 am on Friday and Saturday
Cost: About AED500 for two people with beverages

From Nobu’s fusion flavours to Hotel Cartagena’s vibrant Latin-inspired dishes, each venue promises a unique culinary journey amidst stunning views of the Dubai Skyline and stylish ambience, epitomizing the city’s cosmopolitan charm.

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