29.02 2020 10:00h

17 Most Instagrammable Restaurants in Dubai

Here are our top picks for the most picture-perfect places
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In a city like Dubai, new restaurants seem to be popping up every 5 minutes and who knows where to try first?

Not only do these restaurants offers dishes we're dying for you to try, but also beautifully designed environments.

Whether you're photographing the place or the food, your Instagram feed will be on fire.

La Carnita

Searching for the best Mexican in Dubai? Look no further than La Carnita!

Designed with the help of some of the best street style artists and located in Dubai Marina, this restaurant is the spot to enjoy delicious tacos, churros, and delicious Latin-American dishes.

La Carnita is also committed to enriching foodies both visually and audibly; expect to hear some excellent Latin tunes next time you pop in for your taco fix.


Looking for a seafood dish cooked “the Italian way”? Be sure to check out Alici. This upscale Italian restaurant conveys a relaxed (yet delicious) Mediterranean vibe.

Alici’s menu changes seasonally regularly, accommodating fresh produce and catches of Italian and local, sustainably-sourced seafood.

If you’re looking for a Southern Italian vibe, but can’t make it to Sardinia this summer? Hit up Alici and share a snap or two of your delectable night out.


In the mood for delicious (yet very photogenic) Arabic cuisine? Ninive is the spot to hit up.

Gorgeous dishes, combined with beautiful décor and table settings makes this restaurant an easy choice, when seeking out the ideal place for eating and snapping content.

La Cantine Du Faubourg

“La Cantine du Faubourg is more than a restaurant. It’s an artistic rendezvous, a lifestyle statement.”

We couldn’t have said it any better. La Cantine du Faubourg’s creators, Pierre Pirajean and Helena Paraboschi, are both artists. Therefore, it’s no surprise the duo were committed to creating a beautiful space with delicious cuisine from the get-go.

Check out this French restaurant if you’re looking for an upscale, artistic venue to dine – and take a few cheeky Instagram photos while you’re at it.

Le Cirque

Famed for the past 40 years as the go to dining destination in New York, the iconic Le Cirque finally arrived in the Middle East a few years ago.

Serving up French fare with an Italian twist, their delectable dishes have been developed to create a simplistic, yet traditional offering


This travel-themed restaurant is ideal for all the wanderlusters out there.

It offers Middle Eastern dishes with a modern twist and is an excellent addition to Dubai Mall’s new and improved Fashion Avenue.


Ramusake has it all, fabulous, vamped up Japanese food, gorgeous traditional décor and a thriving nightlife scene.

Whatever you manage to snatch a picture of, it’s bound to be Insta-worthy.


Ever had Peruvian food?

COYA in the Four Seasons Resort is the place to go. Take in the breathtaking skyline as you enjoy the vibrant Latin American culture.


Tired of the same old sit-down dinners?

Head over to OPA, where you will not only be met with authentic Greek cuisine but a night of vibrant ambience, traditional Zorba dancing and even plate smashing!

Society Café and Lounge

Looking for a bright atmosphere and colourful desserts?

Society is the place for you. Tasty treats aren’t all this café can boast, they also serve modern takes on breakfast and lunch classics.

Street by GOSSIP

In the heart of the vibrant La Mer, Street fits right in with the eclectic vibes of the area.

Founded by GOSSIP, the Emirati lifestyle brand, Street offers a wide range of cuisines from across the world, so everyone can find something just for them.


VIBE’s mantra is that healthy food doesn’t have to be expensive or boring.

Their aim is to make you feel like you’re on vacation as soon as you step in; with all the pineapples and palm trees around, it’s hard not to relax instantly. 

The Farm, Al Barari

It may seem like a mirage for such a lush Eden to spring up in the middle of the desert, but blink again and you’ll see it’s The Farm, an botanical oasis and refuge.

The restaurant serves high quality food inspired by Thai, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian and Asian cuisine.


Look out for the SALT food truck at any of Dubai’s major beaches.

You’ll be rewarded with a juicy meal and an even juicier Instagram post! From burgers to fries to milkshakes, SALT won’t disappoint.

Black Tap

What Dubai restaurant list would complete without Black Tap?

This burger joint broke the internet with its massive burgers and unbelievably sweet milkshakes. You’re sure to get a sugary snap no matter what you order.

Flamingo Room by tashas

The gorgeous pink interiors are accented by pops of turquoise and, along with the funky light fixtures you feel as though you’re floating underwater.

Be sure to try their Chocolate & Almond Short Bread, I promise you’ll never eat another bread and butter pudding again.

Home Bakery

This restaurant isn’t just superb at their desserts and their Chewy Melt cookies, they also offer healthy and innovative breakfast and lunch.

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They seamlessly blend Western and Middle Eastern cuisines, and are now open in four locations across the UAE.

Did we miss out your favourite restaurant? Let us know in the comments below.

Written by Laura Kell and Anushé Samee


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