The tallest fountains in the world delights hundreds of people each night as the lights come up and music begins. The fountains go each half hour, and the prime viewing spot outside the Dubai Mall can get crowded, especially over the winter months. Instead of pressing against the throngs of tourists for the best view, why not relax in comfort and take in the fountains while enjoying dinner?
Here are our top picks for restaurants with a fantastic view of the beautiful Dubai Mall Fountain.
Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera
Located within the iconic Dubai Opera house, this elegant restaurant serves fresh, uncomplicated food and has a strong local following. The pizzas are the best in town and oyster lovers will be intrigued by the expansive selection. It’s up to you whether you stop in for a drink at the Pearl Bar or enjoy a full meal at the restaurant. Set at the base of the Burj Khalifa you’ll enjoy elevated views of the fountains. Plus, the private outdoor terrace offers gorgeous views of the Burj Khalifa making this one of the best restaurants with a view of the Dubai Mall Fountain.
Karma Kafe in Souk Al Bahar
This local favourite heats up after the sun goes down, and the evening really is the best time to take in the mesmerising water and light display. While just one level up from the famous bridge linking the Dubai Mall to the Souk you’ll be spoiled with fabulous views of the Dubai Mall fountain and a modern Asian-inspired menu that is sure to have the taste buds tingling. Be sure to book a table on their outdoor terrace for the best view.
Thiptara at The Palace Downtown
Enjoy a genuine taste in the elegant surrounds of the Palace Hotel at this Thai-inspired restaurant. Classics such as Duck Red Curry and fragrant Pad Thai are presented in a sophisticated setting against the backdrop of the fountains as you relax over an evening of exotic spices and stunning water dance of the Dubai Mall Fountain.
Bice Mare in Souk Al Bahar
This award-winning Italian eatery is well-known for its impressive seafood selection, delicious pastas and pizzas. Plus, you get a front row view of the impressive Dubai Mall Fountain. Book in for an Italian feast and you’ll also get to feast your eyes on the most famous fountain in the world. The location within the Souk Al Bahar offers a wealth of local shops to browse, so you can easily sneak in some shopping as well.
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