Bellavista

Chilled out Italian restaurant with Dubai Marina views
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Time Out Says

Of all the places to eat in Dubai Marina, this quaint Italian at Grosvenor House has one of the more unusual (and lovely) views around. Among New Dubai’s distinct, and sprawling skyline, the Cayan Tower is oft overlooked as one of the most original pieces of architecture around, and the low-level view up from the terrace of Bellavista gives you ample opportunity to gawk upwards.

Inside the restaurant is vibrant with plenty of Mediterranean paraphernalia (think rustic bikes, tins of tomatoes etc) – but it’s the terrace that you come here for.

With a central bar, cute whitewashed furniture, and self-contained pillars of fire (otherwise known as outdoor heaters, if we’re being less dramatic), the only thing slightly jarring about the dining experience on this terrace is the wildly incongruous European dance music.

Dubai is home to many an excellent Italian restaurant, and the food at Bellavista is, as you’d hope, of a very high quality. The seafood linguine is among the tastiest around, and it’s totally fresh, too.

Meanwhile the beef ragu tagliatelle is rich and full of flavour, with pasta that’s cooked to an al dente perfection.

While it’s an ingredient that’s ubiquitous in Dubai, the burrata is surprisingly flavoursome, with a slightly salty edge that goes down a storm with some of fresh bread.

The menu itself is not particularly expansive, but you’ll find a range of grill items as well as several other pasta dishes.

But the dishes Bellavista does serve, it does them well.

WHAT IS IT...
Chilled out Italian restaurant with Dubai Marina views

WHY GO...
For the authentic, tasty dishes

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 24 Feb 2019

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Details

Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesItalian
12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMMonday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMThursday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMFriday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Show number 04 317 6000
Dubai, Dubai Marina, Al Emreef St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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