Folly by Nick & Scott romantic dinner and drinks

Date Night Hangouts for Drinks and Food

Looking for a trendy spots to have a romantic dinner in Dubai? These romantic restaurants in Dubai are great date ideas in Dubai for food and drinks.

1. Nola JLT

Nola Eatary & Social House romantic dinner and drinks Dubai
Via Facebook | @noladubai

With stripped down interiors and nods to its Louisiana muse, Nola JLT is cooking up some of the finest Southern American eats we’ve had in a long time. Offering more than just homely food, this restuarant and lounge boasts a flush drinks menu complete with Apple Pie Moonshine.

Price: You’ll spend around AED 300 for two

Location: Armada Tower 2, JLT

insydo tip: This restaurant-cum-jazz bar plays the best of Dixieland while a live DJ and smooth sax player carry you into the weekend.

2. La Petite Maison

La Petite Maison romantic dinner and drinks in Dubai

A French brasserie that’s a great spot for romantic candlelit dinners, the ambience at La Petite Maison is second to none. Featuring generously sized gourmet dishes and elegant decor, it’s a wine lover’s paradise.

Price: You’ll spend around AED 600 for two

Location: Gate Village 8, DIFC

insydo tip: If you’re a fan of escargot, this culinary hotspot features some of the best in Dubai.

3. Catch

Catch romantic dinner in Dubai
Via Facebook | @CatchDXB

Perfect for some fancy dining, Catch features exposed brickwork, modern art and galleried kitchen. They even have a few sharing cocktails on offer (pitchers and fish bowls), which will inject a bit of fun into the dining experience at this seafood restaurant Dubai.

Price: You’ll spend around AED 700 for two

Location: Fairmont Dubai, SZR

insydo tip: The dessert options are a must-try, especially the Burj Waffle.

4. Iris

Iris romantic dinner and drinks with Dubai skyline view
Via Facebook | @Irisdubai

With its glass perimeter, wooden décor and funky lights, Iris creates the aura of a rooftop garden parked amidst the city’s skyscrapers. Boasting incredible views of the glittering skyline, an eclectic cocktail menu and a rich repertoire of live music acts, it’s a date night hotspot.

Price: You’ll spend around AED 400 for two

Location: The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay

insydo tip: Take a walk down to the end of the bar where you’ll be able to take some great panoramic photos, especially at sunset.

5. Folly by Nick & Scott

Folly by Nick & Scott romantic dinner and drinks
Via Facebook | @follydubai

A British restaurant with a menu featuring about 24 dishes that are culinary masterpieces, Folly by Nick & Scott boasts views of Burj Al Arab and and unbeatable atmosphere. Cosy, upscale and buzzing, it’s a city gem with a foodie focus.

Price: You’ll spend around AED 250 for two

Location: Madinat Jumeirah

insydo tip: When it comes to romantic restaurants in Dubai, this joint has an outdoor terrace that can’t be beat.