Ideal for the end of the year celebrations to come …
Fancy a little more privacy at your next group meeting? Private dining rooms don’t have to be bland and boring, celebrate the good times with these cool private spaces. Whether you are celebrating something special or just want to have your own space, these private dining rooms in Dubai restaurants are ideal.
In a restaurant as bold and beautiful as Amazonico, you can expect the dining room to be the same, and you would be right. It has a distinctly green theme, with the same junglesque decor as the other two floors of the huge room. The room for 14 people overlooks the magnificent roof terrace, through the bay windows.
Amazonico, DIFC, Saturday to Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wednesday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Phone : (04) 571 3999. amazonicorestaurant.com
Downstairs in beautiful Gaia there is a private dining room known as the ‘Chef’s Table’. Located right next to the kitchen, it’s perfect for up to 12 people, designed to create an intimate experience between chef and diners. Famous guests include Sean Paul, Black Coffee, and Rita Ora, and you can watch your meal prepare right before your eyes.
Gaia, DIFC, from Saturday to Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to midnight. Phone : (04) 241 4242. gaia-restaurants.com
For a more secluded space, the sophisticated dining room at the Shanghai Me offers a private space to enjoy a top-notch dinner with friends. Designed by famous architect Michele Bonan, the art deco room serves refined Asian cuisine, enjoyed by His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.
Shanghai Me, DIFC, every day from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Phone : (04) 564 0505. restaurant-shanghaime.com
Roka’s cool dining room is separate from the main area, but with large windows to keep the atmosphere alive. The space features a 3D red brick wall and tall green plants surrounding the long banquet table. Guests can enjoy a selection of dishes from the restaurant’s main menu.
Roka, Me Dubai, The Opus, Business Bay, Sunday to Wednesday 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 00h. Phone : (04) 439 7171. rokarestaurant.com
At Cé La Vi you will find a circular room with comfortable seats scattered around the central table. Large plants line the windows and mood lighting sets the mood. Chef Howard Ko can prepare a signature menu for you and your guests, depending on your group’s requirements.
Cé La Vi, Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai, Saturday to Thursday 12pm to 4pm and 6pm to 2am, Friday 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 3am. Phone : (04) 582 6111. celavi.com
The dark Hutong dining room can be divided to provide a large conference room or more intimate dining spaces. The ground floor has been decorated with traditional Chinese lanterns and thick wood furniture for a moody aesthetic.
Hutong, Gate Village 6, DIFC, Saturday to Thursday 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., Fri 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. & 6.30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Phone : (04) 220 0868. hutong-dubai.com
If you’re looking for a more casual option, Social House in the Dubai Mall has just launched a new private dining room. Less on the ‘private’ side, the room has a glass wall overlooking the main dining area, as well as retro storage with a cool ladder design. The long wooden dining table comfortably seats 10 to 15 people, who can enjoy a 20% discount on all food and drinks. If you need meeting space, the room includes access to a wireless projector, external speakers, a Bluetooth microphone, and an Apple TV. The rental is priced at 1,500 Dhs for a half-day (4-5 hours) and 2,500 Dhs for a full day (8-9 hours), including unlimited still and sparkling water, coffee or tea, mini croissants, mini muffins, and mini English cake.
Social House, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, every day from 9 a.m. to midnight. Phone: (0) 4 339 8640. @socialhousedubai