Dubai’s Fanciest Sushi Restaurants

by Jui Nikita
Dubai’s Fanciest Sushi Restaurants

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Looking for excellence in your dine-in experience? These sushi restaurants qualify as Dubai’s most fanciest and boast of award winning services and skills. Just roll with these ‘sofishticated’ picks and you’re sure to impress that special ‘soy-mate’.


Which literally means long time friend has been a long time favorite on the Dubai sushi circuit. The sophisticated glass covered structure stands out like a homing beacon for the sushi aficionados. The picturesque & panoramic views of the Dubai skyline from the balcony, round off this amazing experience.

Cost: AED 350 for two (Approx)
Location: Raffles Dubai, Wafi City
Contact: 04 3577888


2. Zuma

Zuma is the epitome of great service, impeccable food and and amazing ambiance. When a restaurant wins the prestigious ‘Spirited Award’ on multiple occasions, you know that the cocktails are going to be legendary. Inspired by the Izakaya style of informal dining, the drinks are curated to compliment the food. Zuma also boasts of a mean Friday brunch.

Cost: AED 610 for two (Approx)
Location: Gate Village 6, Sheikh Zayed Road, DIFC
Contact: 04 4255660


3. Okku

Okku is one of Dubai’s most multi-award winning home-grown contemporary Japanese Restaurants. With over 70 Hospitality Awards including Best Japanese Restaurant from 2012 to 2016, this is by far the most unrivaled. The decor is chic and sensual with a curtain of lights separating the restaurant and bar areas. The Black Cod dynamite is a must-try!

Cost: AED 600 for two (Approx)
Location: The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: 04 5018777


4. Catch

This New York behemoth builds the bridge between NYC to DXB. The fusion menu will have you spoilt for choice with it’s creativity. If you think that the stone walls, industrial decor and views of the Arabian Gulf make for a visual treat wait till you see what is served on the plates! The torched catch roll and the hellfire roll are bound to impress. Catch me insside, how ‘bout that!

Cost: AED 700 for two (Approx)
Location: Fairmont Dubai, Level 1, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: 04 3571755


5. Katsuya by Starck

Katsuya is another American born heavy-hitter in the sushi space that has perfected the art of blending the traditional  with modern twists. The outdoor seating lets you dine in the shadow of the Burj Al Arab beside the turtle lagoon – perfect to hashtag/upyourinsta-game. The Brownie Toban is a major hit amongst Katsuya’s patrons.

Cost: AED 620 for two (Approx)
Location: Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah
Contact: 04 4190676


6. Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar’s magical and opulent interiors are going to take you into a journey out of Dubai as you step in.The Dubai version of this global favourite greets you with  a massive golden Buddha unlike anything you may have seen. The Scottish salmon sashimi with dashi hit all the right spots. The high quality culmination of the decor, music and food will leave you thoroughly satiated.

Cost: AED 600 for two (Approx)
Location: Grosvenor House,Tower 1, Dubai Marina
Contact: 04 3998888

Buddha Bar

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