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Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara

| Ground Floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster risotto” (18 reviews)
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“sticky toffee” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
| Ground Floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were being seated by the fish tank so we got to enjoy watching the fish and sharks swimming next to us throughout dinner. Although it was nice seating next to the fish tank, we were also that one table when you walk in through...More

Thank Janli0104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on restaurant week, amazing deal 350dhs 3course meal. Service is great, very friendly & knowledgeable waiters who go above & beyond. Wonderful setting!! We had a table right by the aquarium & it is mesmerizing watching all the amazing sea life, mostly...More

Thank Ash2789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what an amazing place to dine. Such a glamourous bar and superb restaurant setting. The staff are extremely nice, knowledgeable, professional yet not stuffy. Most importantly the food is amazing, so flavoursome and beautifully presented. Nathan wasn't there when we dined but his staff...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Splendid ! Classy ! Do note that to dress in formal as i had only sneaker and polo shirt at the time but was offered a coat and leather shoes out of my expectation.

Thank JohnnySim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with as a couple for the Jumeirah restaurant week promotion, which we assumed we had booked having clicked on the advertising link and subsequently confirmed the reservation. Having sat down we enquired about the promotion we believed we'd booked and allegedly we should...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As lover of gourmet fish we could not resist the temptation to visit the Burj al Arab - Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara. The location of the hotel is spectacular and the Restaurant is on the first floor. Entering i felt a bit like a...More

Thank bcbdm
Stephen E, Manager at Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear bcbdm, Thank you leaving this amazing review for us on tripadvisor. Myself and the team are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and that you were also able to experience our fantastic outdoor patio area which is a great place for dessert and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a day trip to Dubai from Abu Dhabi. We had booked lunch at Nathan Outlaw’s Al Mahara restaurant at Burj Al Arab. We had a table right by the aquarium and spent a happy couple of hours looking at the fish, eels...More

2  Thank koiboysnow
Stephen E, Manager at Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Koiboysnow, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review for us. Your amazing comments have been passed onto Nkosi, Chef Joseph and the team and we are all delighted you enjoyed your experience. Chef Pete and Chef Nathan are both...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to spend a lot more than you think is reasonable. The atmosphere is unique and staff very friendly. The mushroom risotto starter was amazing and had fresh black truffle. My main fish (Turbot) was ok. The signature sauce was very strong and took...More

Thank martygood
Stephen E, Manager at Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear martygood, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted you enjoyed the service and most of the food. Our signature Porthilly Crab Sauce is certainly a rich sauce which we believe compliments the turbot extremely well....More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Went with my wife for a special Valentines Dinner and it was a great experience. The ambiance of the restaurant is breathtaking and the set menu was great. Amazing food quality.More

Thank NOUR123_10
Stephen E, Manager at Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NOUR123_10, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are delighted to have provided you such a memorable experience on a special valentines dinner. Your fantastic comments have been passed onto the service and culinary teams and we all look...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

For the price I expect more "wow" factor in the food. Everything looked OK but the flavors were just "blah".... When spending $1,000 for a romantic dinner I expect to be blown away by the creativity of at least one dish in a tasting menu...More

1  Thank RC33301
Stephen E, Manager at Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Dear RC33301, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the location and found the service to be excellent. However, we are saddened to hear that the food was not up to your expectations....More

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14 April 2018|
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Response from noakatoh | Reviewed this property |
It is a very decent restaurant with dress code (although it is meaningless), so that you had better order an appetizer and a main dish instead of main + desert. Well, I do not recommend this restaurant which is for new rich... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know what that meant. We didn't have to pay anything at the time of reservation. We went with the set menu package for dinner. We paid after the meals based on the package price.
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2 February 2017|
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Response from Samir K | Reviewed this property |
$250+ per head without alcohol for 3 courses (excluding lobsters, crabs, caviar etc.)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$120 - US$230
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Ground Floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
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Dubai's freshest catch has landed at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Nathan Outlaw is a two times Michelin-star winner from England, specialising in the very best seafood. Experience for yourself the critically acclaimed seafood connoisseur's unique cooking style and his deeply satisfying signature dishes. Rediscover Al Mahara, reimagined to accompany the new menu and new stewardship of Nathan Outlaw. Savour the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy signature beverages at one of the new open air waterfront patio tables.
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