The 5 Best Dubai Marina Restaurants - Upscale Dining

Written by Mustafa Khan

As one of Dubai’s most popular areas, the Dubai Marina community is home to some of the best Dubai Marina restaurants for upscale dining. With an abundance of options when it comes to upscale dining, finding the ideal place to eat can be a tough task. have compiled a list of the finest upscale dining options in Dubai Marina.

Top 6 Dubai Marina Restaurants

1. Bussola 2. Celebrities 3. Observatory Bar&Grill
4. Ruth Chris Steak House 5. Ruya Grosvenor House

1. Bussola – The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi

Bussola The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi

Serving a traditional Italian menu, the award-winning Bussola provides guests with an authentic taste of Italian cuisine in Dubai. Bussola, located in The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, offers a unique 3-in-1 concept as guests can enjoy their meal in various settings. The lower-level restaurant offers a fine dining experience with classic dishes, with flavors from the north to the south of Italy. The upper-level pizzeria provides a more relaxed and casual environment and serves an appetizing selection of pizza and antipasti.

2. Celebrities – One&Only Royal Mirage

Celebrities – One&Only Royal Mirage

Located in the One&Only Royal Mirage, Celebrities offers a fantastic spot for intimate dinners with loved ones or casual meals, with friends, to commemorate specialoccasions. Featuring exquisite interiors with striking crystal chandeliers, the extravagant restaurant also contains a lounge and an exclusive private dining room. Boasting a grand table, with elegant mirrors and dramatic lightening complemented by an outdoor wooden deck overlooking the lush green gardens, the private dining room can accommodate 10 to 20 guests. Celebrities serves a splendid European cuisine and a selection of world-class wines.

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3. Observatory Bar & Grill – Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites

Observatory Bar & Grill – Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suite

Set on the 52nd floor of the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel, Observatory Bar & Grill combines stunning 360-degree views of the Marina and Palm Jumeirah with an appetizing international cuisine, consisting of traditional dishes with their own creative touch, and a vibrant bar, containing a wide range of drinks. They serve a range of delectable meat and grill options, with the seabass being a must-have, while the drinks menu ranges from simple cocktails to old world wines. The venue, set up like an observation deck, features large, concave floor-to-ceiling windows to provide uninterrupted, breathtaking views.

4. Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Address Dubai Marina

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Address Dubai Marina

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, self-proclaimed as world’s premier upscale steak house, offers succulent steaks and world-class hospitality. The restaurant, located in the Address Dubai Marina, aims to provide first class service and an intimate ambience, which is a tribute to the founder’s passion for service and perfectionism. The sizzling steaks, made from high-quality beef taken from the American Midwest, are served in butter on a heated plate. Other favorites and great dishes include, but are not limited to, the cowboy ribeye and oysters. For a more personalized experience or an intimate dinner, guests can also book dinners in the restaurant’s private dining room.

(Note: Ruth’s Chris Steak House Is now closed in Dubai Marina) 

5. Ruya – Grosvenor House

Ruya – Grosvenor House

Located in Grosvenor House, Ruya serves an authentic, contemporary Anatolian cuisine consisting of fresh flavors and rich history. At Ruya, guests embark on a culinary journey, deep-rooted in Turkey’s history and enthused with the vibrancy of modern day Turkey. The restaurant also brings the concept of Meyhane (a traditional Turkish restaurant and bar) to Dubai, where people can socialize and enjoy top-notch food and beverages. Ruya also features a tremendously stunning venue. Guests can do the conventional fine-dining experience indoors or have a casual meal in the terrace overlooking the beautiful Dubai Marina.

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