These Are The 5 New Restaurants That You Need To Check Out In Dubai In 2019

New Year, new obsessions!
These Are The 5 New Restaurants That You Need To Check Out In Dubai In 2019

A brand new year is on the horizon and, it’s safe to say that we’re all pretty pumped for 2019. You know what else we’re looking forward to in the New Year? 

If going on a restaurant hop isn’t on your resolution list for the year, well sorry to break it you peeps but it should be! Every day, a cool new restaurant pops up somewhere in the nooks and corners of the glitzy city and, it’s getting really hard to keep track of all the fun, new eateries. Which is why we’ve shortlisted some of our recent favourites for you to feast at in 2019.

Here’s our pick of the top five:

1) Kizmet

If you’re looking for a quick lunch or a cute little place to work at, then Kizmet should be your to-go spot! With a modern take on soul food and an authentic neighbourhood feel, Kizmet is a cosy little two-storey restaurant that has just opened its doors to the public at the Dubai Opera. When it comes to their food offering, you can expect a little bit of everything, with a special focus on affordable homely dishes cooked in traditional ways. The chic, well-lit interiors definitely impress just as much as the fun appetizers do.
Where: Kizmet, Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai,
Contact: +971 4 388 8717

2) Mama Zonia

If you have a bit of  adventurous side dining in a jungle is your idea of the perfect date night, then head over to Pier 7, where you can find Mama Zonia, an urban rainforest inspired escape that's just waiting for it’s next prey. With an abundance of tropical, forest-chic interiors and stunning views of the Dubai Marina, the new restaurant, lounge and terrace is certainly worth visiting. Dance away with the tribal entertainment while you indulge at the open kitchen and a raw bar, which will be serving up some exciting Latin American cuisine. You’ll certainly feel like you’re on an Amazonian adventure here!
Where: Mama Zonia, Level 2, Pier 7, Dubai Marina,
Contact: +971 4 240 4747

3) Mohalla

Fancy yourself a divine Indian breakfast with a twsit? Mohalla at Dubai Design District is the Indian street food haven that wants to offer you just that. The homegrown restaurant literally translates into ‘neighbourhood’ and, is the actual embodiment of a rustic Indian getaway. Prepare yourself to gorge on a range of dishes which includes the likes of Thepla tacos, crispy dosas and Bombay toasties, all of which will be presented like the art they are. Yum. 
Where: Mohalla, Dubai Design District, Dubai
Contact: +971 4 427 2855

4) Bounty Beets

With plush pink interiors, murals of angel wings and even a blossom tree in the heart of the restaurant, Bounty Beets looks like it was specifically created for the gram. The venue, located in Dubai Marina, has some pretty sweet vegan options on its menu. Some of the amazing, gluten-free and vegan options include the ‘Bravacado’, ‘The Black Vean Burger’and,  the ‘Coconut Caramel Cheesecake’, which I have to  admit are pretty hard to say no to. 
Where: Bounty Beets, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina
Contact: +971 4 399 3333 

5) Han Shi Fu

If you’re as obsessed with Dim Sum as I am, then you’ll definitely enjoy this new Asian fusion gastropub, that’s waiting to steal your heart and (appetite)! Located at the trendy Aloft City Centre Deira hotel, this eclectic restaurant promises “authentic dishes with an infusion of bold flavours” with exciting dishes like the Crystal Ray Crab Dumplings, Charcoal Gold Dust Umami Bao, Grandma Han’s Duck Congee and the scrumptious Matcha Green Tea Velvet Cake. Have the cravings hit you, yet?
Where: Han Shi Fu, Aloft City Centre Deira
Contact: +971 4 210 3333, website

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