Indulge in Luxury: A Gourmet Journey Through Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Are you in search of a coffee experience that goes beyond the ordinary, perhaps with a touch of luxury in the form of a gold lid? How about mastering the art of enjoying saporous Japanese sushi with chopsticks? Or indulging in the opulence of a Michelin-starred dining establishment?

Look no further than our comprehensive guide to the fine-dining restaurants in Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Building. Here, you’ll uncover the unique features of each venue, from prestigious accolades to the chefs’ culinary philosophy, as well as insights into their exclusive offers and set prices.

Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

At.mosphere

At.mosphere - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

This is an extraordinary elevation of culinary expertise. Both literally and metaphorically. Lending its title to Chacaltaya in Bolivia as the world’s highest restaurant, it sits unbelievable 442 meters above the ground (122nd floor).

Chef Eka Mochamad, in a recent interview, asserts that he has dedicated over 15 years to mastering French cuisine, with his guiding philosophy being the meticulous selection of finest ingredients to create the most harmonious flavor combinations in the dishes served at the restaurant.

At.mosphere, which won the Gault&Millau UAE 2022 Time Out Restaurant Awards Dubai and was inducted into the esteemed Michelin guide in 2023, has been making ripples in the cooking industry.

At.mosphere, which was honored by Gault Millau for its superb dining experience and named the Best Romantic restaurant by Time Out Dubai in 2022, is a restaurant that consistently raises expectations for quality food and service.

Enthusiasts of refined yet elegant French design will appreciate the interior of the establishment. The entrance captivates with its opulent golden accents (staircase, flowerpots, ceiling decor, chandeliers and mirrors), while the intriguing figurines and panels featuring floral prints are sure to captivate you.

The space is divided into a restaurant area, open until midnight, and a lounge area that welcomes guests until 2 AM (allowing you to savor a delightful meal even if you aren’t accustomed to retiring early and rising early in the morning).

Exclusive offerings and the restaurant’s critically acclaimed menu:

  • Decadent Breakfast: traditional breakfast fare accompanied by unique desserts such as tonka waffles or chia with coconut flavors
  • Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, and Garden Tasting.

Signature dishes: Cold Seafood Tower (890 AED) with 6 oysters, a decadent seafood cocktail, and cured fishes, Foie Gras Au Torchon (275 AED), Sous Vide Wagyu Short Ribs (345 AED).

Option for dinner: ‘Truffle Delight’ 7-course menu available until 11:30 PM for 1,225 AED (includes Foie Gras Au Torchon, Beef Tartare, Sous Vide Of Wagyu Short Ribs, and a selection of desserts such as Granny Smith Tatin, Pear Sorbet, and Lemon Parfait). Additionally, there is the ‘Taste of France’ option which can be paired with wine for 875 AED.

For vegetarians, the ‘Garden Tasting’ (Le Gout Du Jardin) is available at 725 AED for the set and includes items such as Beetroot Tartare, Cold Pressed Pumpkin, Topinambour Soup, Miso Eggplant, and Lemon Parfait.

At The Lounge, you can enjoy the At.Mosphere Breakfast Decadence for 450 AED, featuring classic breakfast sweets and the choice of 2 Organic Eggs with bacon, tomatoes, or potatoes. To elevate your breakfast, you can add Mimosa drinks for 600 AED along with dishes from the Breakfast Decadence menu.

For Afternoon Tea (served from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM), there is the ‘Luxurious High Tea in the Sky’ available for 850 AED, offering an limitless choice of hot and cold beverages, sandwiches, Oyster Blade Wagyu, and pastries. There is also a VIP experience called the ‘Ultimate High Tea 442’ priced from 5350 AED for 2 persons.

Our recommendation: make sure to select a time and secure your reservation in advance.

  • Cuisines: French, European
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: 7:00 AM-2:00 AM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (4,547 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 4.4 (2,561 reviews)
  • Floor: 122
  • Location: Burj Khalifa – 122nd Floor – Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

The Burj Club

The Burj Club - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Access to the rooftop pool + fine BBQ live cooking station + breathtaking views of the Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain – that’s all about the Burj Club.

Its constant option – BBQ Brunch on Saturdays from 4 to 7 PM inside the mighty Burj Khalifa – provides a unique experience in the city. Brunch packages are sure to delight your taste buds start at 249 AED for soft beverages, AED 349 AED for house ones, and 140 AED for kids between the ages of 7 and 12. Youngsters under the age of six eat without charge.

A La Carte Menu consits of such traditional and contemporary dishes with European flavors as Caprese Salad (49 AED), Hot Mezza (55 AED), Prawn Pizza (54 AED), Grilled Beef Ribeye (109 AED), Lemon meringue tart (45 AED). The restaurant offers Kids Menu: little ones can taste their Cheese sandwich or Penne pasta (35 AED).

  • Cuisines: European
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday 10:00 AM-12:00AM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (234 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 3.9 (317 reviews)
  • Floor: 3
  • Location: Burj Khalifa – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai

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Armani Kaf

Armani/Kaf (ex-The Armani Deli), a pioneering kosher dining establishment in the UAE, offers a unique experience with balcony seating for a spectacular view of the Dubai fountain show.

This Burj Khalifa restaurant is dedicated to showcasing the finest kosher cuisine, with a menu that evolves with the seasons and presents a diverse range of global gourmet and popular dishes influenced by Asian and Mediterranean cuisine.

The lunch service runs from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm, while dinner is served from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

The à la carte menu features an array of appetizers such as Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, Falafel, and Tabbouleh (priced at 55 AED each), as well as salads like Tuna Niçoise with Green beans, purple potato, and Romaine lettuce (priced at 85 AED).

Sushi and maki rolls start at 65 AED, while main courses include the Signature Balti Murgh (149 AED), Pan-seared Seabass (179 AED), and confit baby fennel (169 AED). Guests can also enjoy Kaf’s signature cocktails starting from 80 AED and select from a range of kosher wines priced from 350 AED per bottle.

Additionally, a take-out menu is available for Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, on Fridays and Saturdays when the venue is closed for in-dine services.

  • Cuisines: International, Israeli, Kosher
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 12:30 PM-11:30 PM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (35 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 3.9 (181 reviews)
  • Floor: Ground level
  • Location: Burj Khalifa – Ground Floor – 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai

Armani Amal

Armani Amal - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, Armani/Amal provides a stunning view of Downtown Dubai and The Dubai Fountains display. The restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine with a contemporary twist and South Asian flavors.

A shortlist of the coveted BBC Good Food Awards’ “Best Indian Restaurant 2023” category involves Armani/Amal.

The restaurant offers a variety of menu sets:

  • ‘ARMANI/AMAL Tasting Menu’ priced at 645 AED per person, featuring dishes such as Raw mango scented Masala Black Cod, Methi Chicken Taco or Kebab, Tandoori Chicken Tikka or Lamb Chop, Baked salmon, and Exotic Millefeuille with fruit sorbet and mousse for dessert.
  • The ‘Saffron Menu’ is priced at 495 AED per person and includes plated starters like Nawabi Chicken Tikka, Punjabi Samosa, and Masala Black Cod, sharing main courses such as Gosht Biryani, Cucumber Raita, and Creamy black lentils, and a grand dessert finale with options like Cardamom Kulfi, Gajar Halwa, and a platter of fruits or Coconut mousse.
  • For a more concise dining experience, the ‘Anise Menu’ offers a 3-course set for 425 AED, featuring starters like Chargrilled sea bream, Kashmiri Seekh Kebab, or Murgh Ki Champ, mains such as classic Murgh Tikka Masala, Goan Prawn Curry, and Saffron Rice, and desserts like milk dumplings with different flavors, fresh fruits, or exotic mousse.
  • Additionally, the restaurant provides a rich Vegetarian menu called the ‘Cumin menu’ for 345 AED, which includes dishes like Mushroom Galouti Kebab, Tangy Potato Masala, Tempered baby potatoes with roasted coriander and curry leaves, and Gajar Halwa.

It is impossible to imagine Indian cuisine without curry and biryani: Armani Amal offers four biryani options starting from 120 AED, including shrimp, vegetable, chicken, and Awadhi-style lamb.

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Seafood menu consists of Kingfish cooked with curry leaf (170 AED), Goan Prawn Curry (175 AED) and Lobster Curry (399 AED).

  • Cuisines: Indian, Asian
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 6:30 PM-11:30 PM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (2,239 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 4.8 (95 reviews)
  • Floor: 3
  • Location: 673C+W8M – Burj Khalifa – level 3 – Dubai

Armani Ristorante

Armani Ristorante - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

In 2023, Armani/Ristorante proudly maintains its prestigious Michelin star, solidifying its status as an Italian-inspired gourmet restaurant in Burj Khalifa.

The culinary direction is led by the talented young Italian chef, Giovanni Papi, who has a knack for curating a menu that harmonizes with the seasons, drawing inspiration from both the unique climate of Dubai and the diverse flavors of Europe.

Upon stepping into Armani Ristorante, guests are enveloped in a warm ambiance, achieved not only through the exquisite dishes but also through the desaturated, beige color scheme of the interior, the inviting horseshoe-shaped sofas that encircle the round tables, and the soft yellow glow emanating from the lamps positioned above each table.

Outdoor terrace provides a full range of sensations from the luxurious views of the Dubai fountain shows due to transparent protective glasses.

For those seeking a truly luxurious experience, private rooms, VIP service, and personalized sommelier recommendations are available to indulge in.

Renowned for its modern Italian cuisine served in an opulent setting, Armani Ristorante prides itself on its impeccable service and signature dishes, including Truffle Tartare (priced at 425 AED), Risotto (priced at 325 AED), and the beloved Tortelli Piacentini, Ricotta e Spinach (priced at 155 AED), which happens to be a favorite dish of Giorgio Armani.

For those looking for a complete gastronomic experience, the Degustation Menu is offered at 649 AED, featuring delectable offerings such as ravioli, grilled mushrooms, sea bass with ocean sauce, roasted duck breast, and a tantalizing chocolate dessert, accompanied by a choice of a house beverage, such as Moet & Chandon Brut Champagne.

Additionally, an Exclusive Journey set is available at 999 AED, comprising Beef Tartare, Lamb Shoulder Ravioli, Poached Black Cod With Creamy Potato or Duck Breast Confit, and a Delightful Hazelnut Mousse.

  • Cuisines: Italian
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: 6:30 PM-11:30 PM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (1,401 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 4.4 (1,009 reviews)
  • Floor: Lobby level – Armani Hotel
  • Location: Burj Khalifa – Lobby Level, Armani Hotel Dubai – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai

Armani Hashi

Armani Hashi - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Armani/Hashi stands out as one of the premier Burj Khalifa restaurants offering an authentic experience of traditional Japanese cuisine.

The restaurant is currently in contention for the esteemed title of “Best Japanese Restaurant” at the BBC Good Food Awards 2023, and it has already earned the distinction of being featured in Dubai’s first Michelin Guide 2022. Additionally, it was honored with the Best Terrace of the Year accolade at the Big Night Life Awards 2022.

Guests can indulge in a rich tapestry of traditional Japanese flavors while also enjoying the unique offering of a shisha lounge, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Dubai Fountain and Downtown Dubai.

The premium menu features Japanese wagyu priced at 220 AED, Caviar Oyster at 1600 AED, and Hashi Oyster at 280 AED. The Hokkaido Tasting Menu is available at 1699 AED per person, showcasing delicacies such as chawan mushi, a chef’s selection of seasonal sashimi and sushi, scallop, and the delectable Fluffy Armani cheesecake.

Alternatively, the Oma-Kase Hashi Tasting Menu is offered at 899 AED per person, featuring delights like Edamame, Oysters, Miso soup, Wagyu tataki and beef, 3 kinds of sashimi, and miso chocolate.

Highlighting the restaurant’s expertise, signature dishes include the chef’s selection of nigiri, sushi, sashimi, and maki rolls at 650 AED, as well as the enticing Chef’s Special Combination Platter with seafood, priced at 629 AED.

  • Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 6:30 PM-11:30 PM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (756 reviews)
  • Google Maps:
  • Floor: Concourse Floor – Armani Hotel Dubai
  • Location: Concourse Floor – Armani Hotel Dubai – Burj Khalifa – Downtown Dubai – Dubai

Armani Mediterraneo

Armani Mediterraneo - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Armani Mediterraneo is a restaurant that stands out for its modern, casual interior design and expansive outside seating that offers amazing perspectives of the Dubai Fountain and Dubai’s skyline.

The restaurant’s accolades include being named ‘Dubai’s Best Mediterranean Restaurant’ in 2018, a testament to its commitment to excellence in delivering a Mediterranean dining experience and a warm ambience.

Armani Mediterraneo offers a buffet-style services, featuring themed nights such as the Arabic Night every Tuesday at 308 AED per person and the Seafood Buffet every Thursday at 362 AED per person. The dessert selection encompasses a range of prices, from 20 to 80 AED, with options like the Armani Cheesecake priced at 60 AED and the Traditional Umali dessert at 50 AED.

Guests can savor a variety of delectable dishes, including the Cold Mezzeh Plater at 100 AED, Seared tiger prawns at 95 AED, pizzas starting from 80 AED, and pasta dishes starting from 90 AED.

For a delightful Sunday brunch experience, Armani/Mediterraneo offers a special brunch from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at 399 AED per person, which includes soft drinks, and 499 AED per person, including house beverages. This option includes a carving station, an appealing seafood bar, and a special kids’ area with an eye-catching chocolate fountain.

  • Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: 7:00 AM-11:00 AM, 12:30 PM-3:00 PM, 6:30 PM-10:00 PM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (471 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 4.4 (257 reviews)
  • Floor: Lobby level – Armani Hotel Dubai
  • Location: Burj Khalifa – Lobby Level, Armani Hotel Dubai – 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai

Armani Lounge

Armani Lounge - Restaurants in Burj Khalifa

Armani Lounge presents a versatile setting, ideal for both professional gatherings and leisurely moments spent savoring coffee and delectable desserts, as well as for indulging in an opulent fine-dining suppers within the iconic Burj Khalifa.

The lounge offers an enticing A la carte menu available from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, featuring a range of delectable options such as the Green Falafel priced at 65 AED, refreshing salads like the Caesar Salad at 90 AED, and the Fattoush Salad at 79 AED.

Additionally, the menu includes an array of sumptuous sandwiches, Shish Taouk at 129 AED and the Seared salmon fillet at 139 AED, complemented by delightful dessert choices like Tiramisu at 59 AED and the signature Armani cheesecake at 79 AED.

For a delightful afternoon experience, the Armani Lounge offers an exquisite Afternoon Tea from 2 PM to 6:00 PM, priced at 199 AED per person and 359 AED for two. The offerings include delectable treats such as Truffle egg sandwich, brioche bread, Seasonal fruit tartlet, and Banana and walnut cake.

In the evening, guests can indulge in the Armani Lounge Evening Selection from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM, featuring luxurious options such as Royal Baeri caviar starting from 380 AED, Oysters priced at 280 AED, Imperial caviar from 750 AED, and the exquisite Royal Beluga caviar starting at 1100 AED.

The Armani Golden Cappuccino is an absolute must-try for a very decadent treat. An eye-catching top covered in edible gold leaf elevates this traditional drink to a contemporary level.

  • Cuisines: Bar, International
  • Price: Fine-Dining
  • Opening Hours: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Tripadvisor: 4.5 (304 reviews)
  • Google Maps: 4.3 (160 reviews)
  • Floor: Lobby level – Armani Hotel
  • Location: Armani Hotel Dubai – 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai

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In conclusion, while the majority of the restaurants in Burj Khalifa are fine-dining establishments, it is still possible to receive exceptional, reasonably priced offers from menu.

For instance, the Afternoon Tea at Armani/Lounge offers a delightful experience at a reasonable price of 199 AED per person.

Every Burj Khalifa restaurant provides powerful reasons to visit. At.mosphere is well-known for its panoramic views and wide menu, and The Burj Club offers free meals for small children and pool access.

For those adhering to a Jewish diet, Armani Kaf is the ideal choice, whereas Armani Amal focuses on serving real Indian food.

Armani/Ristorante which features a Micheline star provides a classy dining experience complete with private dining areas and exclusive services, while Armani Hashi is distinguished by its extensive sushi menu and shisha lounge.

In addition, Armani Lounge is renowned for its signature Armani Golden Cappuccino, which lends an air of luxury to any visit. Armani Mediterraneo is renowned for its superb buffet-style service and themed deals.

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