Tasca by José Avillez
Located on the sixth floor of Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, Tasca is an exciting new restaurant from culinary genius José Avillez. Named after the Portuguese word for tavern, Tasca is José Avillez’s first international opening, following on behind the Michelin-starred Belcanto as well as his other celebrated ventures in Portugal.
Serving genuine Portuguese flavours with a contemporary twist, Tasca’s menu bursts with character and flavour. Complementing the menu is a wine list with the largest selection of Portuguese wines in Dubai as well as a tempting array of craft cocktails.
Boasting spectacular views over Dubai’s glittering skyline on one side and the Arabian Gulf on the other, the restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining on a terrace with infinity pool overlooking the Gulf.
Named after the Greek Goddess of Earth, the mother of the sun, the mountains and the sea, GAIA is a refined taverna, offering exquisite Greek cuisine in DIFC. Inspired by Mediterranean culture, GAIA blends history and design to create a relaxed and inviting ambiance.
Mix By Alain Ducasse
An impressive and stunningly beautiful place to dine, both in the setting and food presentation, miX by Alain Ducasse pays tribute to the local produce. The first restaurant of the famous chef in the United Arab Emirates and also the largest in his restaurant group, it is perfectly zoned to create the most welcoming atmosphere.
Spread over three floors, guests have an option to enjoy al fresco dining on the sixth floor rooftop, surrounded by magnificent views of the sea and The Palm Jumeirah. The true jewel is the private chef’s table hidden from view in the central dome of the Palace, where only a privileged few can ascend in a private elevator.
Set within The Palm Jumeirah’s newest waterfront attraction The Pointe. “Ena delivers original Greek cuisine in a contemporary setting. The menu showcases the purity and freshness of products directly sourced from villages in Greece.” The restaurant beenfits from a magnificent view overlooking Atlantis both old and new.
Avli by Tasha’s
One of the latest restaurants to hit the DIFC culinary scene is Avli by Tashas. Just a hop away from the legendary Le Petite Maison. Avli offers a journey through a menu of authentic meze, salads, vegan delicacies, seafood and slow-cooked meats. Each dish at Avli by tashas is created with heart and with an importance to authenticity, with a plethora of ingredients sourced directly from Greece resulting in unique flavours that illustrate the Avli experience captured in every single dish. The venue has be stunningly curated with a central bar and a feeling of pure quality throughout.