Hakkasan: While it could be argued that Hakkasan’s prevalence across the world has diluted its claim to cool, there’s no denying that, wherever they are, these restaurants look great. The combination of traditional, dynasty-style furnishings and electric-blue mood lighting sets the tone perfectly, while the food is faultless. The Jumeirah Emirates Towers venue also boasts what has to be one of the best al-freso terraces in town.
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard (04 384 8484).