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23 Dubai dinner shows that will bring the razzle-dazzle

Elevate your Dubai dining experience amidst aerialists, acrobats, singers, and dancers.

Dubai is all about glitz, glamour, and unforgettable experiences. And when it comes to combining a delicious dinner with a side of entertainment, this city knows how to do it right. FACT has scoured the scene to bring you the lowdown on the best Dubai dinner shows that promise to tickle your taste buds and dazzle your senses. From upscale venues serving culinary masterpieces with a side of world-class entertainment to immersive experiences that transport you into another world, these Dubai dinner shows will add an unforgettable twist to your next dinner outing.

53 Dubai

Billed as the highest dinner show in the region, 53 pairs a refined culinary approach with world-class nightlife and entertainment at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai. The dinner shows occur across several elevated stages, allowing guests to become fully immersed in all of the elements of the venue. The 53 draws inspiration from the Mediterranean and features Latin American flair and Asian-fusion touches.

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Al Hadheerah

Embark on an Arabian Nights adventure with Al Hadheerah at Bab Al Shams, A Rare Finds Desert Resort. Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Arabia set amidst the beautiful dunes and immerse yourself in one of the most popular Dubai dinner shows within the walls of a traditional fort where dazzling falconry displays, camel caravans, horse shows and Tanoura dancers come together for your entertainment. Complementing the experience are the mesmerising dancers who weave their magic underneath the beautiful starry sky to the sounds of a live band.

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Step into a slice of Lebanon’s vibrant history at Antika, where the past comes to life amidst exquisite interiors and a stage that sets the scene for unforgettable live shows. Inspired by the hidden theatres of 1950s Lebanon, Antika is effortlessly classic with rich antique details and carefully thought-out seating. The venue serves Levantine cuisine and enticing drinks that encapsulate the warmth and hospitality of the Arab world.

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A whole lot of soul has arrived at St. Regis Garden on Palm Jumeirah. Aretha is a live music venue inspired by the Swinging Sixties, soulful seventies and the singing sensation Aretha Franklin. The concept brings together blues, funk and soul music and showcases local as well as international talent. The shows pay tribute to musical legends and the venue boasts a retro-chic décor with a rose gold bar and central stage. The food menu includes Dover Sole Meuniere, Grilled Rock Lobster and Wagyu Beef Rossini. 

GO: Follow @arethadubai on Instagram for more information. 



This elegant yet delightfully entertaining hotspot draws inspiration from the Mesopotamian city, renowned as one of the ancient world’s wonders and celebrated for its unabashed love of pleasure. At Babylon, you get to experience a night of indulgence with avant-garde cocktails, a refined dining experience, and live entertainment that’s sure to keep you captivated. Keep an eye out for the male belly dancer.

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Bazaar Dubai

Spice up your nights with a unique Middle Eastern twist at Bazaar. From the moment you step through the doors, you’ll be immersed in a blend of classic charm and funky vibes. Bazaar has something for everyone, offering themed nights with live shows that perfectly complement a top-notch dining experience. Originating from the vibrant streets of Beirut, this venue boasts a diverse menu featuring various cuisines, but you can bet on indulging in some delicious Mediterranean flavours.

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Billionaire Dubai

Get ready to be wowed at Billionaire Dubai. They’ve got a world-class team of dancers, singers, and acrobats, all set to deliver a show that’s pure, unadulterated fun. And that’s just the beginning. Picture yourself indulging in Italian and New-Asian dishes personally crafted by chef extraordinaire, Batuhan Piatti Zeynioglu. It all adds up to a hedonistic evening of pure extravagance inside Taj Dubai.

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Dubai diners are flocking to Birds on the 63rd floor of Address Downtown. The inaugural performance at this new dinner show is Sky Lake, and, as the name suggests, it blends movements from ballet with avant-garde choreography. Chef Alexander Raylyan, who has worked on BIRDS’ previous projects, brings a menu of King Crab with Soba Matcha Noodles and Japanese Wagyu Tataki with White Asparagus to Dubai.

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Birds Dubai


Inspired by the various stages of dreams, this transformative Dubai dinner show transports guests into a dream-like trance. Immerse yourself in a world of 3D mapping and mind-blowing performances featuring magical displays and enchanting music. And let’s not forget the Mediterranean cuisine, accompanied by a mixology bar to satisfy your every whim.

GO: Call 04 220 0224 or follow @dreamdubaiofficial on Instagram for reservations or more information.

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Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge

Step into the 1920s at Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge. Located behind a bookcase inside Paramount Hotel Dubai, this secret speakeasy transports you back to the prohibition era. Sip on classic cocktails, craft beverages, botanist gins, and smooth whiskeys served in vintage tea cups while solving a murder mystery, enjoying live jazz, or indulging in the music of Motown. Grab some appetisers from the bar menu, settle into a comfy Chesterfield, and groove to the smooth sounds. 

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Gatsby Dubai

Gatsby Dubai is bringing its dinner and a show concept from Spain to the West Rooftop of Nakheel Mall in Dubai. The new venue brings together Mediterranean cuisine and a glamorous, stylish setting. The entertainment spans cabaret shows with singers and dancers, curated to capture the essence of the Roaring Twenties. If Gatsby Barcelona’s original menu is any indication, guests can anticipate an opulent dining experience with an irresistible blend of fine dining and contemporary heritage cuisine. Signatures include Red Prawns and Caviar, El Pulpo A La Gallega, Lingote De Rodaballo, and the Insta-worthy Cherry Sphere.

GO: Follow @gatsby_dxb on Instagram for more information.

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Located on the 44th floor of Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, J’Adore features a restaurant, lounge, and live entertainment, including singers, dancers, and more. The lounge includes dim lighting, plush furnishing and artisanal cocktails. The restaurant includes shimmering chandeliers, round tables and red features. The restaurant boasts a Nikkei Mediterranean food menu, and the dishes range from seafood to steaks. J’Adore prides itself on its performances, which combine music, dance and theatre. Look out for cabaret-inspired set pieces, and dazzling costumes. The acts include acrobats, roaming dancers, Michael Jackson-inspired dance routines and DJs. Plus, singers that will play old and new hits, and you are encouraged to dance.  

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Jass Lounge 

Let yourself loose in the soulful sounds of classics at Jass Lounge. The interior here pays homage to the 1920s with a lavish yet cosy ambience, providing a haven of jazz, wonder, and magic where you can disconnect from the outside world. Under a mystical, hand-painted ceiling, you’ll find a remarkable selection of the world’s finest spirits. Enjoy exclusive cocktails and classic favourites in a space where everything, from the atmosphere to the warm service, aims to provide a genuine jazz experience backed by the sultry sounds of a bygone era.

GO: Call Follow @jassloungeon Instagram for reservations and more information.

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Orange Hospitality, the team behind Alici, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro and MayaBay Dubai, opened the chic Parisian concept Josette in ICD Brookfield Place last year. Here, guests are invited to embark on a journey of nostalgia with refined cabaret shows that evoke the spirit of Parisian glitz and glamour. Josette’s à la carte menu offers reimagined classics such as cuisses de grenouilles, escargot, moules marinières, foie gras and crêpe Josette. Guests can also indulge in traditional French baguettes, viennoiseries and pâtisseries from the boulangerie, freshly baked in-house and handcrafted to perfection.

GO: Follow @josettedubai on Instagram for more information.

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Krasota is a fusion of visual arts and fine dining, where reality and artistry blend seamlessly. The dining theatre here is a spectacle with a circular table for 20 guests and a mesmerising 3D multimedia performance enveloping you. Chef Vladimir Mukhin has crafted unique dishes for each act of the gastro-show, and let’s just say, this experience has been going quite viral on social media, so you might want to try it out.

GO: Email or call 04 433 1258 for reservations and more information.

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Play Restaurant & Lounge

At Play Restaurant & Lounge inside the H Hotel, you’ll experience a delightful blend of Mediterrasian Cuisine and a renowned dinner show. As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by lavish decor and a cosy atmosphere before indulging in a decadent selection of delicacies and signature cocktails. Expect wild mushroom risotto prepared in a parmesan wheel while you enjoy the original Dubai dinner show.

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Q’s Bar & Lounge

Our FACT Award-winner for the ‘Dubai’s Best Dinner & Show’ in 2023, Q’s Bar & Lounge, doesn’t just bear Quincy Jones’ name for show, it’s the place where musical magic happens. Step inside, and you’ll be greeted by an intimate living room vibe, Versace-designed leather couches, mahogany tables, and impeccable acoustics that transport you to another era. With fine cigars, delectable bar bites, and a drink selection inspired by Quincy’s legendary achievements, it’s a night out fit for royalty.

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SOLA Jazz Lounge 

Dubai’s jazz scene often leaves much to be desired, but SOLA Jazz Lounge is changing the narrative, one tune at a time. Located at the luxury beachfront resort Raffles The Palm Dubai, the venue caters to jazz enthusiasts through the likes of funk, soulful jazz, gypsy jazz and Latin music, each complemented by a delicious selection of cocktails and finger foods. Set in an ambience that’s intimate, relaxed, and embellished with rich jewel tones, SOLA is open until late, offering a rotation of talented musical artists to keep even the pickiest of jazz fans captivated.

GO: Email or call 04 248 8888 for reservations and more information.

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Sonara Camp

Make your way to Sonara – the ultimate oasis right in the heart of the Arabian Desert that’s powered by solar energy, so you can soak up the beauty of the desert guilt-free. Set on a plateau amidst the dunes with a web of lights spread across the outdoor dining space, it’s a magical place for a memorable meal. Without a buffet in sight, the fully plated three-course meal offers a selection of Arabian delicacies such as hummus, fattoush, kibbeh, fish sayadiah and madfoon. Each course is punctuated by performances from musicians, acrobats, aerialists and fire dancers to bring the setting alive.

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The Maine Land Brasserie

This shucking spectacular restaurant is a firm favourite among seafood eaters. The Maine has venues in JBR and Studio City, but it’s The Maine Land Brasserie in Business Bay that brings the razzle-dazzle. The menu includes a selection of caviar, freshly shucked oysters, raw plates and steaks. Plus, the venue oozes glamour, from its shimmering chandeliers to its Burlesque-inspired entertainment. Champagne and oysters, anyone?

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The Showhouse

Prepare to be transported on a sensory journey as you step through the doors of The Showhouse. Here, dining meets Broadway magic with flashy lights, glitzy glamour, and an atmosphere that’s bursting with excitement.  The inaugural act of the quarterly lineup is called Down the Rabbit Hole – inspired by the literary adventures of Alice in Wonderland. Grab a seat at the table and let Alice take you on a whimsical journey to a topsy-turvy world, with a touch of madness. But the real magic happens beyond the stage. The Showcase promises a French-Mediterranean feast, complemented by timeless cocktails that pay homage to showbiz history

GO: Follow @showhousedubai on Instagram for more information.

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The Theater Dubai

Winner of ‘Favourite Dinner & Show‘ in Dubai at the FACT Dining Awards 2022, The Theater’s here to satisfy all your diverse cravings. We’re talking about a thrilling mix of vocalists, musicians, dancers, and even aerialists, all coming together to whisk you away on a musical adventure. The show is directed by the Middle East’s very own showman, Lebanese-Armenian musician, composer and pianist, Guy Manoukian. The production draws inspiration from different themes, which have ranged from Alice in Wonderland to the disco era. 

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If you’re on the hunt for an extravagant night out, look no further than Yume – the go-to spot for Asian dining in Dubai. They have a lavish spread of flavours and dishes that’ll make your taste buds sing. And the atmosphere is top-notch. With chic, cosy decor live entertainment and the possibility of spotting a celeb, Yume sets the stage for an upscale Asian experience you won’t forget.

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