Next to Dubai Women's College, Bhnd NMC , Al Nahda , Dubai, UAE
Near Vienna Hotel, Sabkha Road , Deira , Dubai, UAE
The Dubai Mall , Downtown Burj Khalifa , Dubai, UAE
Jumeirah Beach Hotel , Jumeirah , Dubai, UAE
, Karama , Dubai, UAE
Festival City , Dubai Festival City , Dubai, UAE
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi , Al Markaziya , Abu Dhabi, UAE
When it comes to eating out and choosing Asian food, there are a good number of Asian restaurants in UAE. Many of them are multi cuisine but there are exclusive Indian restaurants as well as Chinese restaurants and Thai restaurants. If you like sushi then an authentic Japanese restaurant is also easy to find.
Asian food as is obvious is a blanket term for a variety of Asian cuisine that are completely different in their taste and traditions. For the uninitiated here is a quick look at what to expect, what best to order and where best to head to when you are looking for a specific Asian Restaurant in UAE.
Chinese fried rice and Chinese noodles are what we all know about and yes rice and noodles made of rice flour or wheat flour do form the staple diet in China. When it comes to Chinese restaurants in UAE, there are many to choose from but Shangai Chic is the highest rated on all popular review sites. The restaurant is at Movenpick hotel and has an unlimited a la carte on many days. Their signature dishes are the black pepper beef tenderloin, ginger and lemon chicken, pork belly, ribs and the egg fried rice. The sesame prawn toast is a must try. Other top rated Chinese restaurants in UAE to try are Long Yin on the Airport Road, famous for it’s Peking duck and Wasabi prawns.
Indian restaurants in UAE can serve either North Indian cuisine or South Indian. Many of them serve both. So if you have a specific liking for Punjabi food then it’s best to choose a restaurant like Bombay Brasserie on Inside the Taj hotel for authentic North Indian food. There are many other Indian restaurants in UAE that are not as high priced. Saffron restaurant is moderately priced and is particularly famous for its brunch. It is a multi cuisine restaurant so something for everyone. Chor bazaar for Indian street food like chaats and also good North Indian Thali. Ravi’s serves authentic Pakistani food and is low priced. For South Indian food go to Kamaat Restaurant at AL Kuwait st, for some good masala dosa.
If Tom Yum and pineapple rice are your favorites then it’s the moderately priced Little Bangkok at the Business Central Towers. For some fine dining , the Thai restaurant in UAE you will love is Sukothai at Le Meridian. Their chicken green curry is delicious and they serve the best Tom Yum soup outside of Thailand. Lemongrass Thai restaurant near Lamcy Plaza is also a moderately priced Thai restaurant in UAE and their signature dish is the papaya salad. They have a lot of good vegetarian Thai food options as well.
For those not familiar with Japanese food here is a crash course before you visit any of the Japanese restaurants in UAE. The traditional cuisine of Japan is called washoku and is basically rice with miso soup. Tempura is a popular style of Japanese cooking and is food coated with egg and wheat flour and deep fried in oil. Sushi is a small piece of raw fish that is served on a small roll of rice. Now for a sampling of Japanese restaurants in UAE Cara at the Ritz Carlton is of course the best if you are ready for a Japanese fine dining experience. But if you are looking for more pocket friendly options then try Sakura on Sheikh Zayed Road. They are popular for their mouth watering sushi as well as for their teppanyaki grill.
They are also Vietnamese restaurants like the Blue Jade at the Ritz Carlton for fine dining. If Malaysian Restaurants in UAE is what you are looking for then head over to Mamak Malaysian Eatery on Al Ittihad St for some Roti Canai,Teh Tarik & Maggi Goreng at rock bottom prices.