One of the greatest thing about cities like Dubai is the opportunity it lends to bring food from every corner of the world and also the unique dining experiences that will not just tickle your taste buds but seduce your senses in exciting ways. We've tried, tested and rounded up the 5 most unique dining experiences in Dubai. These restaurants are as much about the immersive experience as they are about awesome food. These are the 5 must visit restaurants and dining concepts in Dubai.

1.Atmosphere Dubai

What: Find yourself dining on top of the world at At.mosphere, the fine dining restaurant and lounge, located on Level 122 of the iconic Burj Khalifa, overlooking a stunning city skyline and the palm. Their menu is designed to whet the appetite. The elegant and spacious dining room and lounge command a panoramic view of the city while you encounter something seemingly unique in the worlds highest restaurant.


When: Lunch Daily / 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Where : Burj Khalifa. enter from Armani Hotel.

Price : Two course Market Lunch Menu - AED 225 per person

Three-course Market Lunch Menu - AED 295 per person

Four-course Market Lunch Menu - AED 365 per person

2. TreSind Studio

What: The Chefs Table at Tresind Studio, the newest baby of chef Himanshu Saini (a chef who helms two of Dubai's leading restaurants). This space acts as a canvas for diners to experience a special sensory journey whilst a 16 course menu unfolds before them. Each course is carefully curated with great emphasis on presentation techniques and the elegant small sized delicacies are guaranteed to satiate your appetite. Be prepared to spend an hour and a half to immerse in this 16 course experience.


When: 7:00pm - 11 pm daily. Sundays closed.

Where: Tresind Studio, Nassima Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayad Road

Price: Vegetarian option is - AED 450 exclusive of taxes and Non-Veg option is AED 475 exclusive of taxes

3. Dinner in the sky

What: A 3 course luxurious meal hosted on a table suspended up by a crane, at a height of 50 meters. Enjoy a truly unique experience while soaking in panoramic views of Dubai Marina and the Palm. This is also rated by in its listing, 10 unusual restaurants in the world

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When: Session 1 starting at 2 pm and last session starting at 9:30pm

Where : Al Sufouh - Dubai - Dubai (Sky Dive)

Office Operation hours (Saturday to Thursday)

(9:00 AM to 6:00 PM )

Al Sufouh - Dubai - Dubai (Sky Dive)

Office Operation hours (Saturday to Thursday)

(9:00 AM to 6:00 PM )

Price : Starting at 499 to 799.

4. Noir- Dining in the dark

What: Prepare for half an hour of a blind - adventurous date with food. Dine in the dark with night vision equipped waiters and experience 5-star gourmet cuisine . Discover 3 courses of culinary surprises as you embark on a sensory journey.

When: From Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Sunday closed

Where: Noire is located on the 9th floor of Fairmont Dubai

Price: Priced at AED 360 (inclusive of 5% VAT),

5. Pai Thai

What: Pai Thai is situated right over the Madinat waterways with spectacular views to the canals and the passing abra boats. Our dining experience began with a delightful cruise on an Abra boat that took us to the restaurant. Views out over Madinat's waterways, laid-back atmosphere , Mouth-watering Thai delights with live Thai soft tunes playing in the background- the perfect serene setting for romantic dates and celebratory meals.

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When: Lunch: 12:30 to 14:45, last order at 15:15, Friday and Saturday Dinner: 18:00 to 23:15, last order at 23:30, Sunday to Thursday : 18:30 to 23:15, last order at 23:30, Friday and Saturday

Where : Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah

Price: Approximately Aed 500 for two