FOOD

Urban Picnic Vida Downtown Luxe Diary

Andale, arriba, arriba! Inspired by all things Latin, Vida Downtown’s legendary Urban Picnic takes guests on a trip to Latin America this season! Featuring the largest salad station in town with more than 40 ingredients and flavours…

Cafe Antonia Le Bristol Hotel Paris Luxe Diary

Read our review of Michelin-starred Chef Eric Frechon’s afternoon tea at Café Antonia at Le Bristol Paris Le Bristol Paris, a stone’s throw from the Elysée Palace in Paris, stands on the chic and fashionable rue…

Ruya Dubai Valentines Luxe Diary

Rüya, the city’s award-winning restaurant and bar located at the Grosvenor House Dubai Marina, invites guests to spend Valentine’s Day at this romantic culinary hotspot. Guests can celebrate with their loved ones and try the…

L’amour, l’amour… Enjoy a ‘Pink Valentine’ at Chez Charles! Celebrate love the French way by starting with a complimentary Frosé on arrival, rosé and romantic music throughout the evening and gorgeous specials designed for the…

Enjoy a romantic dinner this Valentine’s with your special one over a selection from The Artisan’s à la carte menu and #EnotecaPinchiorri wines! You will be treated to a specially crafted cocktail and The Artisan’s…

Red Velvet Cake Katsuya Valentine's Day Luxe Diary

Dine under the stars and celebrate the day of love while experiencing authentic Japanese flavors at Katsuya by Starck. Experience a breathtaking evening with your special someone as you set off on a culinary adventure…

Valentines Luxe Diary Bagatelle

Born from the city of love, Bistrot Bagatelle is about to enchant you with endless romance and more this Valentine’s Day. The French bistrot has witnessed a myriad of love stories unfold. From first dates and anniversaries to…

7Elephants Dubai Valentines Luxe Diary

Fall in love with 7Elephants & spend Valentine’s surrounded by great company, delicious food and live tunes. On Wednesday 14 February get ready to fall in love with the culinary romance, live entertainment, and all around…

Bistro des Arts Valentine's Day Menu Luxe Diary

Bistro Des Arts – the epitome of a rustic Parisian bistro – offers an elegant & refined menu this Valentine’s. The quintessentially 1970 Parisian Bistro serves traditional French food in an elegant venue perched peacefully on the water at…

Ninive Restaurant - Dine under the stars

New dining sensation Ninive is now open at Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel, offering a unique outdoor culinary experience with breath-taking views of the Dubai skyline and a menu that celebrates the diversity of Arabic cuisine.…

couqley-movenpick-jlt-french-bistro-paradise-the-luxe-diary-review

Read our review of Couqley in JLT, a slice of French bistro paradise. Couqley is a rustic French bistro with authentic old school Parisian flair. Outside, the exterior beckons with frosted windows printed with fabulous…

El Chiringuito By Night Luxe Diary

It’s El Chiringuito but not as you may have come to know it. Following in the footsteps of it͛s Ibiza sister, El Chringuito Dubai launches ‘ECD’ BY NIGHT. A laid back, Ibiza-esque affair, drenched in…

MINA Brasserie - Pumpkin Pie with ice cream

Four Seasons Hotel DIFC announces the launch of MINA Brasserie, a new modern, lively brasserie for lunch and dinner, in partnership with award-wining American Chef Michael Mina. The brasserie will be a new hotspot for the eclectic DIFC and…

We are pleased to list the opening of The Duchess Café at La Mer Dubai by Dubai based food and beverage consultancy Restaurant Secrets Inc.. The Duchess Café is Restaurant Secrets Inc.’s third ‘heritage’ inspired concept after the…

Le Cirque Dubai Luxe Diary Review

We were delighted to return to Le Cirque Dubai to sample its new fall menu, following our announcement earlier this year regarding the restaurant’s opening. A new arrival on the Dubai French/Italian fusion stage earlier…

Ghaf Kitchen Luxe Diary

Ghaf Kitchen, constantly delivering a mixture of local and international hospitality, and bringing a fresh approach to the catering business in the UAE since 2012 has developed a new seasonal menu for 2018. Prepared by…

Inked Dubai Vegan Luxe Diary

Inked are welcoming 2018 with nourishing vibes and a fresh plate, and will be starting the new year with a vegan pop-up experience that will bring you nutritious beats from the soil to your plate.…

La Cantine Galette des Rois Luxe Diary

Enjoy the French tradition of Galette des Rois this January at La Cantine du Faubourg. Pre-order a Galette des Rois, share with friends and the loved ones and become the king or the queen of the day. Enjoy…

Pasta

Looking for an authentic Italian dining experience? We are pleased to list Il Capo. With a unique concept inspired by the life, culture and character of Italian immigrants in 1920s New York, Il Capo at the…

Mayta Dubai Luxe Diary Review

We set out to discover the world of Pisco infusions and traditional Peruvian flavours, under the direction of globally-acclaimed Peruvian Chef Jaime Pesaque at Mayta. Read our review here. Upon arrival, we are greeted warmly…

London’s original Italian fine-dining restaurant, Scalini, will soon charm Dubai diners with its authentic cuisine and quintessential atmosphere.

London’s original Italian fine-dining restaurant, Scalini, will soon charm Dubai diners with its authentic cuisine and quintessential atmosphere. Nestled in the heart of the Four Seasons Jumeirah, the resort’s newest dining destination will open doors…

Armani Ristorante Hotel Luxe Diary Festive Season

This festive season, take your pick from our selection of the top 10 festive brunch experiences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi! La Familia Brunch | Christmas Edition at El Chiringuito Santa himself will be making…

Le Patio Hummus Luxe Diary

Nestled in the heart of the city, The St. Regis Dubai’s award-winning Middle Eastern dining destination, Le Patio unveils a fresh new menu this January. With the weather cooling down, the majestic outdoor terrace invites…

BB DIFC Luxe Diary

The UAE’s dining landscape now has a new entrant, backed by 60+ collective years of hospitality expertise – BB. At The Luxe Diary, we love a new launch and above all are always so excited…

Reception Area

Katsuya by Starck, located in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah, at Al-Naseem Hotel, successfully marries master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi’s fresh take on Japanese classics with design icon Philippe Starck’s sleek and sultry interiors. As…

Cipriani Luxe Diary Truffle Yas Marina

Experience the luxury of Cipriani Yas Island‘s exclusive truffle season menu this November. Starting this November until January, Cipriani Yas Island welcomes traditional autumnal flourishing flavours, perfectly complimented with the season’s favourite and finest Alba White…

Ruya Dubai Autumn Menu Luxe Diary

Rüya Dubai, the award winning venue introduces a three course lunch menu at the Grosvenor House Hotel  for laid back Saturday afternoons. Rüya Dubai, has launched a new ‘Öğlen Menu’ for diners to indulge in a splendid…

Il Borro Italian Way Luxe Diary

Peroni Nastro Azzurro launches #TheItalianWay pairing menu with Il Borro Tuscan Bistro this month until 30 November. To celebrate its highly-valued, authentic Italian heritage, Peroni Nastro Azzurro presents its new campaign “The Italian Way”, in collaboration…

Zahira Greg Malouf New Menu Luxe Diary

Zahira, the newest restaurant by Australian-Lebanese Michelin-starred chef Greg Malouf  at the H Hotel, hosts a newly launched autumn Friday Brunch. We are pleased to list this new brunch menu which includes new seasonal additions – it…

Cipriani-Review-Luxe-DIary

A long-time favourite of The Luxe Diary, we were delighted to return to Cipriani Yas Island. We love nothing more than visiting restaurants where the service and food conflate into an exceptional – and sometimes…