If you are a true Japanese food lover with a will to try the fanciest places in the UAE, check out the list of best Japanese restaurants:
Atisuto In The Galleria Mall, Dubai:
Atisuto is located on the ground floor of the Galleria Mall, Atisuto is famous for casual Japanese food. Chef Aijiro used his traditional Japanese technique and blended it with modern influences to create a menu focused on sushi, sashimi, robata grill, yakitori, udon and ramen soups.
Location: Retail unit no 2, Ground Floor, Galleria Mall, 400 Al Wasel Rd
Tel: +971 4 343 6303
Inakaya in Venetian Villageis, Abu Dhabi:
Inakaya, located at the Venetian Village at The Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi. The 110-seat restaurant is best described as an “interactive theatre” presenting a dining experience called robatayaki – a Japanese grilling art that is as much a performance than a way of cooking.
Location: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Al Maqtaa, Abu Dhabi
Tel: 02 404 1921
Nobu Dubai, in Atlantis The Palm Hotel:
Nobu Dubai is located in Atlantis The Palm Hotel, in the middle of Palm Jumeirah. The restaurant offers Japanese cuisine in a contemporary space that blends traditional and modern Japanese elements. The restaurant provides fresh seafood and skillfully prepared sushi, the legendary Nobu black cod, Wagyu beef and traditional Japanese dishes, Nobu serves only the best.
Location: Ground Level, The Avenues, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel: +971 4 426 0760
KOI Abu Dhabi:
Dining at this restaurant grants you a unique opportunity to experience “a combination of design, comfort, and quality of food”. Among KOI’s popular signature shared plates are KOI Crispy Rice topped with Spicy Tuna, Spicy Crunchy Yellowtail Tartare and Hamachi Fusion with Soy Yuzu and Truffle essence.
Location: Saadiyat Island – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 678 3334
Okku Restaurant At The H Hotel, Dubai:
The luxury Japanese restaurant and lounge serves up exceptional signature dishes created by celebrity chefs. After dinner, the restaurant and bar turns into a vibrant lounge with a DJ.
Location: The H Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.
Tel: +971 4 501 8777