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F1 supremo Flavio Briatore’s steakhouse is so meat-orientated that it has a beef library (well that’s what we like to call it, anyway). The filet mignon is gloriously tender and a dedicated mashed potato menu boasts 11 varieties.
Open Sun-Thu noon-2am; Fri 6pm-2am. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (056 115 1724).
If you’ve a head for heights, Prime68 is a wonderful spot for a steak. Service is attentive, the meat cuts are tender and flavoursome and the views are spectacular.
Open daily 6pm-midnight. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).
There’s a great ladies’ night deal and a top brunch. Food is superb: highlights being the tender steaks (obvs) and mac ’n’ cheese. Just don’t fill up on the butter-soaked free brioche.
Open daily 5pm-1am. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 323 0061).
Meat-lovers will appreciate the finest cuts prepared from age-old Argentinian recipes at this Latin American steakhouse where meat is prepared on a Parilla (an open grill) and a terrace overlooks Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain.
Open daily 6pm-11.30pm. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai, www.addresshotels.com (04 888 3444).
Bushman’s Australian Restaurant & Bar
From the Aboriginal interior flourishes to a billabong-inspired al fresco area, this is an immersive Aussie experience where you can sample national Australian dishes such as kangaroo sirloin and crocodile skewers.
Open daily 6pm-midnight. Anantara The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.anantara.com (04 567 8304).
Steak glorious steak. The menu also offers chicken, fish and veggie options but don’t be fooled, this is red meat lovers’ paradise. All cuts - Australian and Japanese beef, Kobe Wagyu included - are charcoal-grilled.
Open daily noon-midnight. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah 2, www.nusr-et.com.tr (04 407 4100).
This glamorous Marina-based steakhouse is backed by highly acclaimed Michelin-starred celebrity chef Gary Rhodes. Start with steak tartare or barbecue ribs followed by grain-fed stockyard wagyu or Australian black Angus rib-eye.
Open Tue-Sun 7pm-midnight. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort, Dubai Marina, www.rhodestwenty10.com (04 316 5550).
Seafire Steakhouse & Bar
Seafire takes pride in preparing the finest steaks from around the globe with a selection of choices ranging from the number of days the cow is grain-fed to the marble score to ensure you find your ultimate steak.
Open Wed-Mon 5pm-11pm. Atlantic The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 2626).
The Rib Room
Indulge in tender meats (plus vegetarian options) in the relaxed atmosphere of this British steakhouse. Whether it’s a flavourful chateaubriand or an oakey Angus reserve tenderloin, you can be assured of the juiciest prime cuts.
Open daily 7pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.jumeirah.com (04 432 3232).
World Cut Steakhouse
Luxuriously upholstered with plush leather seating and rich mahogany tables, this is every inch the classic steak restaurant with more than 12 cuts on offer, imported from Australia and the US, alongside a variety of seafood dishes.
Open daily 6.30pm-midnight. Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City, www.lxrhotels3.hilton.com (04 435 5577).