5 Dubai Restaurants Serving ‘Deep-Fried’ Ice Creams!

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
5 Dubai Restaurants Serving ‘Deep-Fried’ Ice Creams!

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No great meal is complete without desserts. And when its dessert with a sweet twist, it’s a win-win. Ice creams are cliche, so these restaurants decided to give it a twist and FRY them! Yes, deep fried ice creams are a thing and these restaurants in Dubai have it now. Tried it yet?

1. Quattro Ristorante

A vegetarian restaurant which serves all things Italian and Mexican, Quattro Ristorante is also famous for their fried ice cream. The ice creams are served on beds of tortillas, drenched in maple syrup and garnished with fruit. Need we say more?

Where: Opposite Aster Hospital, Near Sharaf DG, Kuwait Street, Mankhool
Contact: 04 5260429
Timings: 12noon – 3:30pm, 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Credits: quattrodubai Instagram
Credits: quattrodubai Instagram

2. AB’s Absolute Barbecues

While you definitely know they serve a wide range of grills, did you know they have some amazing desserts? And one particular dessert that have people coming back to them is the fried ice cream. With a live kitchen that offers everything straight from charcoal burners and stoves, we are not surprised they choose to ‘fry’ their ice creams. Good choice, we must say!
Where: Deira City Centre, Al Sufouh
Timings: 12noon – 3:30pm, 6:30pm – 11pm
Contact: 600577776
Credits: Absolute Barbecues Facebook
Credits: Absolute Barbecues Facebook

3. Noodle Express

Bringing to life a warm environment and mouth-watering delicacies, Noodle Express is just where you must head if you are craving Chinese. From stir-fried vegetables to fried rice, tofu, therapeutic soups, and a wide selection of noodles, this place is heaven for Chinese lovers. And they have a delectable selection of desserts too. Their fried ice cream is made from a breaded scoop of ice cream that is quickly deep-fried creating a warm, crispy shell around the still-cold ice cream. This one leaves a lingering taste on your tongue.

Where: Business Bay, Umm Suqeim
Contact: 04 421 6622, 54 321 6911,
Timings: 11:00 am – 4:00 am (Sunday-Saturday)

Credits: Noodle Express Instagram
Credits: Noodle Express Instagram

4. Miyabi Sushi & Bento

If you wish to savour melt-in-your-mouth tuna sashimi and an assortment of Miyabi’ famous handrolls, head to this Japanese restaurant. Choose from their range of assorted signature rolls, sushi, noodles, volcano shrimps and another Pan Asian cuisine. Seal your meal with a delicious tempura ice cream– crisp on the outside and creamy inside, garnished with nuts and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Sinful enough!

Where: DXB Building, Palm Jumeirah, Media City,
Timings: 11:30am – 12 midnight (Monday-Sunday)
Contact: 04 3868444, 800649224

Credits: Miyabi Sushi Instagram
Credits: Miyabi Sushi Instagram


5. Benihana – Amwaj Rotana

Specializing in Teppanyaki, a meal is a culinary experience at this luxury hotel. The restaurant serves succulent seafood, tender chicken, juicy steaks and garden-fresh vegetables grilled to delicious perfection in front of you. Give your meal a sweet finish with their triple-crumbed fried ice cream. Who would say NO to vanilla ice cream in chocolate soil!

Where: Level 2, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Timings: 6 pm – 12 midnight
Contact: 04 4282000

Credits: benihana Instagram
Credits: benihana Instagram