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Eat & Drink In Dubai: Top Business Bay Bars And Restaurants

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October 24, 2023

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In Business Bay, culinary delights await your taste buds at every corner. Nestled in the heart of Dubai, this bustling neighbourhood boasts a diverse and vibrant dining scene that caters to every palate and occasion. From Michelin-starred restaurants to casual cafes, Business Bay is a foodie's paradise.

In this article, we highlight some of Business Bay's best restaurants and bars, including their exclusive in-house deals - find all the detail on Playbook!

Top Business Bay Bars And Restaurants


Transport yourself to the sun-kissed streets of Italy at BASTA! This lively Italian restaurant, located in St. Regis Dubai Downtown Hotel, brings a taste of la dolce vita to Business Bay. The exposed brick interior, accentuated by pops of deep green and wood finishes, will make you feel as if you've been whisked away to a vine-covered terrace overlooking the Italian countryside. And the food - from silky pasta to wood-fired pizzas, BASTA! delivers authentic Italian flavours, quality ingredients and a cosy vibe!

Their lunch special, available Monday to Friday 12.30pm - 4pm, offers a 3-course Italian feast for just AED130 per person. Upgrade to the AED160 option to enjoy a perfectly paired light wine with your meal. This is one Business Bay restaurant you don't want to miss.

St. Regis Dubai Downtown, Business Bay,, +971 4 512 5522


For an evening of refined elegance, head to TABŪ in St. Regis Dubai Downtown. Reminiscent of a chic European bistro, TABŪ's intimate setting and gourmet fare make it perfect for a special night out.

Opt for the Sansetto experience, on offer for AED195 per person, and indulge in a 3-course symphony of flavours expertly crafted by TABŪ's culinary team. TABŪ brings a touch of sophistication to the Business Bay dining scene. Whether it's date night or a celebratory dinner with friends, it's a destination where exceptional food and drinks meet impeccable service. Make a reservation soon to experience one of Business Bay's hidden fine dining gems.

St. Regis Dubai Downtown, Business Bay,, +971 4 456 9455


Experience the artistry of Japanese cuisine at Katsuya in Hyde Hotel. This sleek, modern restaurant brings a taste of Tokyo to Business Bay with a menu that skilfully translates Japanese flavours into unexpected, memorable culinary combinations.

The Oishi Lunch 6-course special is available Monday to Friday 1pm - 4pm and starts at just AED115 per person. Opt for the premium Sakura lunch at AED175 per person to truly indulge. Either way, you're in for a culinary journey across Japan's diverse flavours.

Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay,, +971 4 871 1010

Hudson Tavern

As dusk falls over the Dubai skyline, head to Hudson Tavern in Business Bay for their legendary 'Golden Hour' from 5pm - 6pm daily. Sip on creative craft cocktails or cold craft beers while you unwind overlooking the glittering city. Their handcrafted concoctions like the smoky Mezcal Negroni or refreshing Pisco Sour are artfully prepared by award-winning mixologists. Pair it with Hudson's signature loaded nachos or juicy burgers. Hudson Tavern's Golden Hour happy hour is the perfect pitstop to decompress and appreciate the simple joys of the moment.

Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay,, +971 4 871 1111

S Bar

S Bar, located in the Sky Lobby on the 71st floor of SLS Hotel, is an eclectically chic bar that offers an impressive cocktail program and stunning views of the canal and Burj Khalifa! Elevate your Thursday nights at S Bar's unforgettable 'Rolling Thursdays' from 7pm onwards. At just AED195 per person, indulge in S Bar's signature sushi rolls and Japanese inspired small plates. Sip on fine sakes and cocktails while taking in the unparalleled city views and live entertainment.

SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Business Bay,, +971 4 607 0757


Revolutionise your weeknights at Privilege Lounge's 'Sunset Golden Hour' from 6-9pm. As the sun dips below the Dubai skyline, unwind with selected beverages starting at AED35. Privilege's breezy terrace is the perfect place for sundowners with friends or colleagues after a long day. Their panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa and Business Bay provide a picturesque backdrop for creating unforgettable memories. It's more than just a lounge - it's an experience.

SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Business Bay,, +971 4 607 0737


Ignite a sparkling evening during 'Bubbles Night' at Soirée every Tuesday from 7pm - 11pm. For just AED119 per person, indulge in free-flowing bubbly, handcrafted cocktails and gourmet bites. From champagne to cava, their curated bubbles menu hits the spot. With its chic, vibrant ambiance, Soirée is ideal for celebrating special occasions or simply embracing the joy of the night. Share stories and laughs with friends at this lively hotspot.

The Opus by Omniyat, Business Bay, @soiree.dxb, +971 55 413 6648

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