February 17, 2023

Six Celebrity Chefs With Restaurants In Dubai

Dubai’s culinary scene is world renowned, and there’s reason culinary legends look to open restaurants across the city. We've complied a list of some of our favourite Celebrity Chef restaurants to explore 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 theatre 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. 

Akira Back

Opened by legendary chef Akira Back, his namesake restaurant is a one-of-a-kind dining experience that combines Japanese and Korean preparation and flavours with international concepts. Located at W Dubai - The Palm, with stunning views of the Gulf, Akira Back is an atmospheric venue with visually brilliant dishes and cocktails. Perfect for an intimate date night, Akira Back is also featured in the MICHELIN Restaurant Guide. 

Massimo Bottura, Torno Subito

Massimo Bottura’s one MICHELIN star restaurant, Torno Subito is an Italian dream of pasta, pizza and impeccable views. Located at W Dubai - The Palm, Torno Subito is located right on the beach, overlooking the glittery Dubai skyline, serving up classic Italian flavours, elevated by the quality ingredients that make simple cooking excellent. Paired with the expert wine list, this restaurant is ideal for any fan of simple, but brilliant Italian cooking.

Vineet Bhatia, Indego by Vineet

Indego by Vineet is a contemporary Indian dining experience, spearheaded by Vineet Bhatia. Aiming to modernise conventional Indian cuisine, Indego by Vineet makes visually stunning, vibrant dishes that deliver on punchy flavours. Expect bright, bold cocktails and sharing-style dishes with classic Indian flavours, in a beautiful, contemporary interior. 

Jason Atherton, City Social

Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton’s brand new City Social, 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 is an elevated dining experience, perfect to enjoy an indulgent dinner in a buzzing, glamorous environment.

Alvin Leung, Demon Duck

Iconic Celebrity Chef Alvin Leung’s Demon Duck, at Caesars Palace Dubai celebrates Chinese and Asian classics with a creative twist. Inside it’s 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 flavours, stunningly presented and paired with an extensive wine list. Perfect for fans of elevated, eccentric dining.

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