The Shortlist

Rivington Bar & Grill
Nominated for Best European

Imported from London’s Shoreditch, both branches of Rivington Grill bring with them an appropriate sense of elevated gastropub cuisine and a touch of the trendy – graffiti design notes, a bustling open kitchen etc. The terraces at both venues are the place to be (the Madinat Jumeirah branch has great views of the Madinat waterways; the Souk Al Bahar of the Dubai Fountain) while the food is presented simply, but seriously. The menu features an array of modern British dishes, from Devonshire dressed crab to Beef Wellington with all the trimmings and traditional fish and chips. We can also heartily recommend the steak tartare, the dover sole and the standout starter of crispy baby squid with Cornish salt and devilled tomato mayonnaise. It’s very good, and it knows it a little bit.
Open Sat-Wed noon-11pm; Thu-Fri noon-11.30pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464)

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