Il Faro Trattoria

Charming lighthouse shaped restaurant on the Palm
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Time Out Says

Winter is the perfect time to pay a visit to this superb restaurant on the Palm. Il Faro, which translates as lighthouse in Italian, is prettily painted in blues and whites and is shaped, as its name suggests, as a lighthouse, with an indoor area in the centre and a circular terrace on both the ground and upper levels.

Views from here are superb with Burj Al Arab front and centre, while on a clear night you can see all the way to Burj Khalifa.

The pizzas are marvellous – our pick of the bunch include the bufala, which is fully loaded with chunks of uncooked creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes and basil on a traditional margherita, while the diavola is also a hit if you love a bit of a kick. From the starters the burrata and delightfully gooey arancini are worth trying, while there are plenty of pasta options too if you’re not a pizza-lover.

The ladies’ night deal is excellent – where every Tuesday you’ll get unlimited pizza and sparkling grape for Dhs150 and it fills up fast (as you will after all that free-flowing pizza) so it’s wise to book ahead.

With a charming atmosphere and swift service it’s a top spot whether you’re here on a date or with a group of friends.

As our Highly Commended Best Outdoor Restaurant 2020, this is an unmissable spot for fans of Italian food.

Charming lighthouse shaped restaurant on the Palm

Pizza, views, what’s not to love?

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By Time Out Dubai staff  | 10 Mar 2020

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11:00 AM to 11:59 PM
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