Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Cipriani Dubai
Cipriani Dubai, found in the DIFC in Dubai, represents the brand with aplomb offering a glamorous spot to enjoy Italian classics in style.
A restaurant and bar with a resident DJ, Novikov Dubai serves a huge range of Asian-inspired dishes, using ingredients sourced from around the globe.
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
A beach club with a restaurant, bar, and terrace in Dubai, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE offers great music, drinks, food and views.
Wide selection of serious steak in a location offering an escape from the bustle of the city.
Smiling BKK
Full of cheeky character come prepared for the entertaining menu at this hard-to-find Thai.
At the peak of the Raffles pyramid sits TOMO the rightful location for the best Chinese food around.
Fine dining doesn't come much better than in this North Indian restaurant located in the classically swanky Taj Palace Hotel. 
Al Nafoorah
Authentic Lebanese in a stunning setting.
Known for the best Persian cuisine in Dubai the authentic dishes and traditional entertainment meet expectations.
Thai Kitchen
Watch the chefs at work as you savour a multiplicity of miniature dishes capturing the flavour of Thailand.
Manhattan Grill
Top quality meat and a slick New York vibe sets this restaurant well above its competition.
A restaurant for serious steak lovers with great service and excellent views.
Eau Zone
A romantic hotspot on the beach complete with authentic ocean sound effects.
Ivy Dubai
Creeping its way into Dubai's ever-expanding culinary scene is an outpost of London's famed Ivy restaurant, found on the ground level of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Sophisticated and tasty with excellent views and a definite romantic edge.
The broad range of cuisine all achieves impressive authenticity making this a prudent choice whatever you fancy.
Al Mahara
Certainly an experience! Set in an underground aquarium the atmosphere is special, the food often less so.
In a city full of spectacle, OKKU distinguishes itself with, well, jellyfish. The food's also excellent.
Excellent Italian flare with a relaxed vibe upstairs and a more formal setting below.
Amidst Dubai's less glamorous shops this hidden culinary gem serves tasty Thai dishes.
Definitely one for the adventurous diner the extraordinary food and fabulous decor will not be forgotten.
Il Rustico
Cosy spot serving good quality generous Italian dishes with a staunch local following.
Sushi Sushi
A relaxing venue for enjoying excellent Japanese cuisine without the price tag of the major hotels.
Bastakiah Nights
A truly traditional experience high on atmosphere and popular with the locals.
Popular and relaxed establishment serving wholesome Italian staples.
Al Hadheerah
A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach in a desert setting unrivalled in the city.
Royal China
Elegant and simple British seafood is on the menu at Marco Pierre White's Wheeler's.
Roberto's updates rustic Italian dishes with an elegant twist, while the option of three minimalist seating areas will have you spoilt for choice. 
Located at the end of a wooden pier, Pierchic offers an incredible waterfront panorama and fresh, delicately handled seafood dishes.
La Petite Maison
The must-visit UAE outpost of Nice's La Petite Maison is as famous for its foie gras-stuffed roast chicken as it is for its endless wait list.
Chillout is probably the coolest place in the UAE, literally, with a temperature hovering around -6. The bar and restaurant serves drinks and snacks but the focus certainly isn't on the food. 
At.mosphere's The Grill is the highest restaurant in the world, and the food is certainly up there too. 
Big steaks and powerful wines are the choice of Dubai's business crowd...
Ronda Locatelli
Serving classic Italian dishes with a Michelin star twist, Ronda Locatelli lends reality to the Atlantis resort.
Rivington Grill
Dubai’s Atmosphere restaurant set to be world’s highest
The Atmosphere restaurant will open in Dubai in January. Housed on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, a good head for heights is something of a necessity.

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