With a wide range of meat-eateries in Dubai - there’s never been so many options to compete for the title of best steakhouse. Meat lovers can find options across every setting from sky-high hotels to beachside outlets offering premium American, British, Turkish and Australian cuts. The options are plenty enough to satiisfy the taste palate of even the most discerning meat eater. The most common cuts of steak, available on almost every menu, are rib eye, T-bone, strip loin, sirloin and rump. Here’s our guide to the tastiest beef cuts in Dubai
‘Asado’ refers to the techniques and social event of attending an Argentine barbecue, and that’s exactly what this restaurant does. The grill offers meat cuts prepared on an open grill, or ‘parrilla,’ while making nods toward its Latin ancestry. In a vibrant yet traditional setting, meat-lovers can enjoy a unique experience with a variety of cuts to choose from. Call 04-8883444.
Located at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Bushman’s offers an immersive Aussie experience, from rustic casual interiors to a billabong-inspired al fresco area. Sample national dishes such as kangaroo sirloin. Order a signature Pavlova dessert, which the chef prepares right at your table. Relish succulent cuts of prime meat prepared at the Parilla Grill and charcoal ovens, paired with superior Australian beverages. You can savour the flavours of fresh seafood or enjoy the delights of the private dining room while the fire pit lends a touch of authenticity to your experience. Call 04-5678304.
Located on the Dubai Creek, the restaurant adopts the traditional ideals of Turkish dining. The 12,000 sqft area seats up to 400 people and exudes opulence in a perfect marriage of modernity and regality. Gold adorns almost every inch of the restaurant, making you feel like you’re dining somewhere in-between the Ottoman Empire and a sci-fi novel. Predominantly revolving around meat, Doors Freestyle Grill has upped the ante on presentation. Complete with fire, hot stone cooking and trolleys of food brought to your table, the dining experience becomes dinner and a show in seconds. The meat is genuinely unlike any other, cooked to perfection and seasoned in front of you very own eyes. Call 050-7000375.
Entrecote Café De Paris - Dubai Mall
Go to this restaurant if you have only one thing on your mind ... steak. It only sells steak with its unique proposition, a secret sauce that covers the steak. Here you are served a salad, selected steak and a dessert. The highlight is the secret sauce and they make sure they keep the recipe secret, as it is too tasty and unique. Plus, you never run out of fries as staff make sure they refill as soon as the plate starts to look a little empty. Spot this amazing restaurant set amid the waterfalls of The Dubai Mall. Call 04-4340122.
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Radisson Blu Hotel, on Dubai Waterfront in Business Bay boasts a huge terrace area that can seat up to 400 people with views overlooking the Dubai Canal and the Burj Khalifa. The setting alone is enough to make you go and spend as long as possible, relaxing and soaking up the panoramic views. The menu offers a range of North American inspired dishes, from seafood and a selection of different cuts of meats. Fire Lake Grill is a must visit for good hearty food, with amazing views. Call 04-2497800.
No one does steak quite like the Argentinians. With wall-to-wall leather, the restaurant is chic and understated - allowing the flavourful food to really speak for itself. To top it off, pair your dinner with a glass of their incredible selection of grape. For a warm environment and an even hotter selection of steaks, Gaucho has it all. Call 04-4227898.
Hunters Room And Grill
As one for the true steak connoisseur, Hunters Room And Grill serves prime grass-fed cuts of meat from New Zealand, Ireland and Australia and boasts thorough dry-ageing of 15 days to 270 days. With ladies and gentlemen nights hosted on Tuesdays, there are great meaty deals up for grabs - including 50% off food. Call 04-5117373.
As the home of the ‘Salt Bae’ phenomenon, Nusr-Et was launched into the spotlight. Meat lovers flock from all over the world to get a glimpse of what all the fuss is about. And trust us, it’s definitely worth it! Named after Nusret Gökçe, (Salt Bae himself) the restaurant is one of a chain of Turkish steakhouses. www.nusr-et.com
Located in Meydan Hotel, it is one for those looking for premium meat carefully sourced from around the world. Signature dishes include wagyu tajima, ranger valley, and steak diane. Finish the meal with dessert which is prepared live next to your table. Those looking for some private space can book exclusive cabins where they can dine in private. Call 04 3813111.
Prime68 has a number of well-deserved awards in its arsenal. Aside from its incomparable menu, the restaurant plays host to an incredible panoramic view of the city. For an unforgettable treat, opt in to release your inner Bond with a themed Friday brunch on the 68th floor of one of the world’s tallest hotels. Call 04-4143000.
Serving up the best cuts of Australian ‘Atlantis’ beef, Seafire Steakhouse really gets meat. Grilled over natural woods, the restaurant prides itself on making the most of every flavour. For a unique take on steak, try the Seafire Carpaccio with its delicate layers of marbled Atlantis Tenderloin coupled with a soft quail egg, pickled Shimeji mushrooms, horseradish cream, and truffle vinaigrette. Call 04-4262626.
Located on the ground floor of the Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence, the American steakhouse STK redefines the term ‘steakhouse’. Expect upmarket interiors, a modern ambience, a tip worthy service and the mouth-watering menu including classic steakhouse options with a modern twist. Various cuts of tender, juicy beef and a wide selection of indulgent toppings, sauces and sides share the spotlight with entrées such as fish, oysters and more. Last but not least, it has earned the reputation among the nightlife circuit bringing foodies and party animals together. Call 04-3230061.
The City Grill
Located at The Atrium in Al Habtoor City, the restaurant offers South African flavours with a modern twist and generous selection of premium beefs. Dark interiors, faux snake skin arm chairs and chesterfield-inspired benches along the walls make it a luxurious setting. The menu includes braised oxtail, Australian angus rib eye, South African rump, American prime cuts, crab rolls and salmon gravlax. The place offers amazing entertainment themed nights beyond its delicious menu. Call 04-4370088.
The Meat Co
Located on the promenade level of Souk Al Bahar, this place assures you that you are never too far away from a good steak. The décor is dark and warm indoors and also has a huge outdoor terrace with views of the waterways and Burj Al Arab. The service is exceptional and it serves the best quality mouth-watering South African steak cuts, basted in their unique house basting and flame grilled to perfection. The menu also offers a decent selection of seafood favourites such as freshly shucked oysters served with mini tabasco sauce syringes. The evening is complete with traditional South African drumming and singing. Call 04-4200737.
Toro Loco Steakhouse Rixos Palm
This steakhouse on Palm Jumeirah is a quite trendy place to plan for a scrumptious dinner for meat lovers. On the menu you will find a variety of wagyu, Argentinian, US Angus, and Canadian dry-aged beef grilled or roasted to perfection with signature dishes prepared right at your table. The evening continues with live band performances and resident DJ spinning the decks making it a great night out! Call 04-4575454.
Toro Toro Dubai
Located in the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai Marina, Toro Toro by famed Latin American Chef Richard Sandoval spans over two floors and pioneers tastes from Buenos Aires to São Paulo and offers a host of Pan Latin dining experiences. On the menu, you find small plates that blend Brazilian, Peruvian, Argentinian and Colombian flavours. Mains include Brazilian churrasco grill of US rib eye steak, picanha, Australian lamb chop, sausages and sirloin. The ambience is lively and offers a fun filled true Latino night. Call 04-3176000.
Inspired by New York’s meatpacking district, West 14th is home to the best US Black Angus beef the region has to offer. Although it’s a steakhouse to its core, the restaurant also offers chicken and fish to accommodate for those who are less inclined by meaty treats. Call 04-4551101.
World Cut Steakhouse
Located in Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels And Resorts, Al Habtoor City, World Cut Steakhouse is set amid a sophisticated and elegant ambience giving out classic and upscale New York vibes. The menu offers more than 12 incredible cuts to choose from, imported from Australia and the US, including a 560g bone-in rib-eye and an AACo Master Kobe MB11 wagyu fillet. Other dishes to try include black truffle fritters, Comté cheese, wagyu sirloin, and gingerbread mustard. Call 04-4355577.