From refined dishes completed with refinement to cozy patisseries and bistros full of hearty French consolation meals…
Whether or not you are consuming hearty, comforting fare such as you’re within the snow-capped mountains of the Alps, or savoring fresh-caught seafood on the French Riviera, French meals is a citywide favourite.
From elegant to cozy, we have rounded up the very best French eating places in Dubai. Take pleasure in your meal…
In case you are on the lookout for a French restaurant with sophistication, Bagatelle is a should go to. Gentle and brilliant partitions juxtaposed with plush blue velvet sofas, with delicate lighting and stay music create an instantaneous get together environment irrespective of once you go to, whether or not it is a weekday or weekend. The menu is devised by chef Timothy Newton, and whereas the whole menu is spectacular, their signature dishes embody a truffle roast hen, child potatoes and jus and their house-made gnocchi with truffle parmesan sauce.
Bagatelle, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Street, 8pm to 3am every day. Tel: (04) 354 5035. bagatelledubai.com
Bistro des Arts
This cute little Parisian bistro-style restaurant is positioned on the sting of the Dubai Marina. Inside, the crimson and white hues make it really feel welcoming and when it is cool sufficient to sit down outdoors on the terrace, you may really feel precisely as in case you’re sitting outdoors a conventional French bistro on a quaint Paris aspect avenue.
Bistro Des Arts, Dubai Marina Promenade, Marina Mall Space, Dubai, Day by day 8am-11pm, Tel: (04) 551 1576. bistrodesarts.ae
French-born chef Daniel Boulud is finest recognized for his eponymous New York restaurant, the two-Michelin-starred Daniel, in addition to a slew of brasseries and bistros as far north as London, Singapore and Washington DC. For his first foray into Dubai, he arrange store at Sofitel The Obelisk. There’s an easygoing grace to the menu, too, combining Boulud’s mastery of French and Italian cooking with American generosity and the occasional Arabic inflection.
Brasserie Boulud, Sofitel Dubai, The Obelisk Wafi, Dubai, Monday to Friday 12:30 to fifteen:00 and 18:00 to 00:00, Saturday 13:00 to 16:00 and 18:00 to 00:00, Sunday closed. Tel: (0)4 281 4020, restaurantsandbars.accor.com
This blue-and-white restaurant is punctuated with copper and gold accents, giving it a complicated Mediterranean really feel. The menu is French, however with influences from throughout Europe on the menu as nicely. Ensure you hit the nautical-themed Noepe Bar for pre-dinner drinks.
Brasserie Du Park, The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai, 6.30am to 11am Saturday to Thursday, Friday 6.30am to 11am and 1pm to 4pm. Tel: (04) 602 1814. brasserie-du-park.thepromenadedxb.com
French Mediterranean is the essence of Carine’s menu, one other good providing from native chef Izu Ani. On the menu, anticipate luxurious bites like calamari, burrata and tastier harissa prawns. A standout dish among the many major programs is the linguine with lobster, good in case you crave pasta. Ground-to-ceiling home windows flood the restaurant with mild and it is a gracious setting for a daytime lunch or breakfast. Oh and the bread alone is definitely worth the journey.
Carine, Emirates Golf Membership, Dubai, Monday to Friday 12:00 to fifteen:00, 19:00 to 23:30, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 to fifteen:00, 19:00 to 23:30 . Tel: (04) 417 9885. fb.com/carinerestaurant
Couqley French Bistro and Bar
With two places in Dubai, this French restaurant has our hearts. Along with the unique location in JLT, Couqley additionally has an awesome downtown location. Situated within the Pullman Resort Downtown, this venue is an upscale fashionable bistro however nonetheless retains all of the attraction and enchantment of the unique. The menu has a number of new additions however nonetheless options JLT’s best-selling classics and their every day choices, together with Enterprise Lunches, Steak Frites Monday, and Women’ Evening.
Couqley French Bistro & Bar, Downtown and JLT. couqley.ae
This idyllic spot has “date-spot” written throughout it. Overlooking the glowing Arabian Gulf, this restaurant brings the very best of the French Riviera to Dubai. Count on bluefin tuna, uncooked yellowtail, octopus, and shredded crab. Its menu options an array of elements from land and sea, however friends may also be capable to savor a plethora of dishes that cater for all diets.
French Riviera, Madinat Jumeirah, Al Qasr Resort, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, Sunday to Friday 7:00 to 11:00 and 13:00 to 16:00 and 18:30 to 22:00, Friday 7:00 to 11:00, 13:00 to 16:00 and from 18:30 to 22:30. Sat 7am to 11am, 12.30pm to 4pm and 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Tel: (8)0 032 3232, jumeirah.com
The cellar of the Faubourg
There’s a nice vibe available within the eclectic design of this restaurant in DIFC. Its creators, Pierre Pirajean and Helena Paraboschi, are artists and sculptors, and it reveals. Dramatic crimson hues collide with neon lights, vibrant art work and whitewashed partitions and whereas it is the very best place for a enterprise lunch, go for dinner after darkish and revel in an upscale get together environment.
La Cantine du Faubourg, Emirates Towers Resort, Dubai, Monday to Thursday 12:00 to 01:00, Friday 12:00 to 02:00, Saturday 12:00 to 17:00, 18:00: 30 at 02:00. Solar 12:00 to 17:00, 18:30 to 01:00. Tel: (04) 352 7105. fb.com/lacantinedubai
The Atelier of Jöel Robuchon
This refined location will overwhelm you and put you right into a butter induced coma. Situated within the elegant DIFC as all the time, diners can look ahead to contemporary oysters, foie gras ravioli, contemporary bluefin tuna, carpaccio of untamed sea bream and, in fact, cheese.
The Atelier de Jöel Robuchon, DIFC, Dubai, From 11:30 to fifteen:30 and from 18:30 to 00:00. Tel: (0)4 297 7729, atelier-robuchon.ae
Get your French delicacies any time of day at La Farine as this cute little café is open 24 hours a day, 7 days every week (sure, actually). They declare to serve “the very best baguettes in Dubai” alongside a collection of bespoke pastries and desserts for particular events.
La Farine, JW Marriott Marquis, Enterprise Bay, 6am-12am every day. Tel: (04) 414 3000. jwmarriottmarquisdubailife.com
LPM Restaurant and Bar
La Petite Maison is among the finest eating places within the metropolis and a long-standing French restaurant in Dubai. Fusing French and Niçoise Mediterranean, you may graze on a variety of dishes from starters reminiscent of a crab and lobster salad, seafood, meat or pasta dishes to mains and delectable desserts reminiscent of heat chocolate mousse with malted ice cream.
La Petite Maison, Gate Village No. 8, DIFC, Dubai, open every day 12:30-15:30 and 18:00-01:00. Tel: (04) 439 0505.lpmlondon.co.uk/dubai
This French fusion bistro by chef Pierre Gagnaire boasts a hip inside, an creative menu and equally clever cocktails. It is a restaurant you will not lengthy neglect with a cute and barely quirky design that may make you see one thing totally different in every single place you look, from the rose-adorned partitions to the pink flamingos.
Pierre’s Bistro & Bar, Promenade Degree, Dubai Competition Metropolis, Monday to Saturday 4-2pm. Sunday closed. Tel: (04) 701 1199. pierresdubai.com
The Alps meet Dubai at this rustic Alpine chalet-themed restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah. The meals right here is plentiful, with dishes designed to remind you of eating in a mountain chalet. Suppose juicy meat, thick sauces, and much and many cheese. The cheese fondue cauldron, the stringy raclette and the penne pasta – ready within the type of parmesan – are the three best-sellers of the eating places.
Publique, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, open every day 12:00 – 01:00. Tel: (04) 430 8550. publique.ae
Lounge of Yannick Alleno
This fantastic eating institution is alleged to be a illustration of French delicacies on the highest degree, showcasing a symphony of flavours. Savor elegant dishes, showcasing foie gras, contemporary crab, sauteed hen, sea bass, wood-fired turnout, and poached blue lobster to call a number of.
Keep by Yannick Alleno, One&Solely The Palm, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 7-11pm Tuesday-Sunday, Closed Monday. Tel: (0)4 440 1010, oneandonlyresorts.com
The title alone is sufficient to make you need to go to this place with most of us discovering our trip desires drifting away within the quaint coastal city on the French Riviera. It has a stupendous setting on the bottom ground of the Mall of the Emirates and is a pleasant change from the same old eating places you have a tendency to go to within the well-liked mall.
St Tropez Bistro, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, every day 10am-midnight. Tel: (04) 341 3415. sttropez.ae
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