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Discover the Best Celebrity Chef Restaurants in Dubai

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October 24, 2023

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Dubai’s culinary scene is world renowned, and there's a reason why culinary legends look to open restaurants across the city. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite restaurants to explore in Dubai, featuring Michelin-starred restaurants and celebrity chefs with restaurants in Dubai.

Gordon Ramsay, Hell’s Kitchen Dubai

Inspired by Gordon Ramsay’s hit TV show, and opened by the man himself, Hell’s Kitchen Dubai, at Caesars Palace Dubai on Bluewaters Island, brings adrenaline-filled culinary theater with fiery signature dishes, classic and quirky cocktails, beautiful presentation, and a view of the open kitchen to see all the action from the red and blue teams unfold. An unmissable destination for any foodie fan of Gordon.

Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters Island,, +971 4 556 6466

Akira Back – A Fusion of Flavors

Savor the unique culinary experience at Akira Back, opened by the famous chef Akira Back. This namesake restaurant combines Japanese and Korean preparation and flavors with international concepts. Located at W Dubai - The Palm, indulge in visually brilliant dishes and cocktails that blend cultural influences. Perfect for an intimate date night, Akira Back is also featured in the MICHELIN Restaurant Guide.

W Dubai - The Palm, Palm Jumeirah,, +971 4 245 5800

Massimo Bottura, Torno Subito – Italian Excellence

Experience Italian excellence at Massimo Bottura's Torno Subito, a one MICHELIN star restaurant. Located at W Dubai - The Palm and situated right on the beach, Torno Subito offers stunning views of the glittery Dubai skyline. The restaurant serves up classic Italian flavors elevated by the use of quality ingredients. Paired with an expert wine list, Torno Subito is the ideal destination for fans of simple, yet brilliant Italian cooking.

W Dubai - The Palm, Palm Jumeirah,, +9714 245 5800

Vineet Bhatia, Indego by Vineet – A Contemporary Indian Delight

Indego by Vineet is a contemporary Indian dining experience, spearheaded by Celebrity Chef Vineet Bhatia. Aiming to modernize conventional Indian Cuisine, Indego by Vineet makes visually stunning vibrant dishes that deliver on punch flavors. Expect bright, bold cocktails and sharing-style dishes with classic Indian flavors, in a beautiful, contemporary interior.

Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina,, +971 4 317 6000

Jason Atherton, City Social – European Elegance

Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton’s brand new City Social, located at Grosvenor House, is a chic and casual modern European restaurant that showcases the best ingredients alongside exquisite beverages. Set against the stunning backdrop of a 360 view from City Social, the restaurant offers an elevated dining experience, perfect to enjoy an indulgent dinner in a buzzing, glamorous environment.

Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina,, +971 4 402 2222

Alvin Leung, Demon Duck – Asian Classics with a Twist

Iconing Celebrity Chef Alvin Leung’s Demon Duck, at Caesars Palace Dubai celebrates Chinese and Asian classics with a creative twist. Inside it is energetic and eccentric, with quirky furnishings and comfy seating set to the backdrop of a live DJ. The food is as beautiful as you’d expect, with classic Asian dishes and flavors, stunningly presented and paired with an extensive wine list. Perfect for fans of elevated and eccentric dining.

Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters Island,, +971 4 556 6466

Carna by Dario Ceccini 

Carna by Dario Cecchini is a contemporary steakhouse by the legendary butcher, award-winning, celebrity chef Dario Cecchini. The restaurant is located on the 74th floor in SLS Dubai with a dedicated bar, wine cellars, an open kitchen, and striking chandeliers–creating a rich and warm ambiance that elevates your steakhouse experience. Treat yourself to a culinary masterpiece with prime cuts of the finest steaks and all-natural ingredients paired with an extensive wine selection. 

SLS Dubai, Business Bay,, +971 4 607 0761

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