Dubai’s Popular Restaurants With Summer Terraces

Dubai’s Popular Restaurants With Summer Terraces

People of Dubai has welcomed this year’s summer , and with its arrival, many restaurants across the city are unveiling summer tents and terraces with A/C.

Many of our favourite venues have prepared for the scorching climes with summer installations; think retractable roofs and air-conditioned tents.

We have gathered the must-visit party places with summer tents and terraces, so look no further and check out the following list.


The Barasti summer tent is now open to the public. Cool off from the summer heatwave in the air-conditioned tent with live sports, food and drink. Barasti offers exciting daily and weekly offers as well, and great live music by DJs for fun summer days and nights that won’t burn a hole through your pockets.

Open daily from 9am-3am. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark (04 318 1313)

La Garua by Flair 5

Flair 5 at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC is known for its lively terrace bar but don’t worry about missing out on visiting during the warmer months as the destination has transformed for summer into an “air-conditioned oasis”. The venue that attracts a cool crowd has relocated indoors so that revellers can party away. Winning. Expect mixed drinks and a selection of appetisers inspired by floral blooms too as part of the restaurant’s summer pop-up brunch. For those who cannot wait for the weekend to head to Flair 5, the spot is running amazing deals on mixed drinks starting from just Dhs40 Sunday to Friday from 5pm to 8pm.

Open Sun-Thu 5pm-2am, Fri brunch 1pm-5pm, post-brunch 5pm-8pm, dinner 9pm-2am, Sat noon-2pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).


This Lebanese hotspot offers some of the best views in the city from its vantage point, with the Dubai skyline and towering Burj Khalifa twinkling in the distance. There’s a lively vibe, an upbeat crowd, and there’s live music, too. It covers a massive outdoor area and is an excellent spot for a drink. During summer, the retractable roof provides much respite from the heat.

Sun-Fri 7am-2am, Thu 5pm-3am, Fri 1pm-3am, Sat 5pm-2am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (056 951 1442).

Garden On 8

For those seeking hop garden vibes then garden on 8 is a must this summer. Visit the spot, a favourite for sports fans thanks to the live sports shown on screens throughout the venue, this summer to experience garden on 8 while staying cool inside the tented zone. Open seven days a week, the trendy and cool terrace venue is always ready and waiting to greet those looking for a good time.

Open Mon-Thu noon-1am Friday, sat and sun noon- 2am, Media One, Dubai Media City, (04 427 1000).

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