Le Dune Pizzeria
Romantic Italian in the Bab Al Shams resort
Time Out Says
From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2011This secluded restaurant boasts a panoramic view of the desert landscape and certainly looks the part. The mix of Arabic and Italian decor complement each other surprisingly well; aged wooden furniture and terracotta flooring evoke a warm ambience whilst the twinkling lanterns add that romantic touch. It's tucked away in a quiet corner of the stunning Bab Al Shams resort - and thus avoids the crowds that the likes of Al Hadeerah draws in – we're not complaining though. Staying true to the restaurant’s rustic, unfussy aesthestics, the menu keeps things simple – with pizza, pizza and more pizza! 12 varieties to be precise and no starters means one less decision to make! Watch the animated chefs cook your margherita or diavola in a traditional clay oven, it only adds to the authenticity. And the results; fresh, homemade and flavourful across the board. That said, Dhs80 seems a touch overpriced for a 'nice' pizza. And a 40 minute trek into the desert for a pizza which is pleasant but not outstanding, could leave you scratching our heads. Le Dune needs to add a sprinkle of ‘magnifico’ to its pizzas, to get the crowds back.
By Time Out Dubai staff | 26 Mar 2011
Be the first to get all the latest Dubai news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.
Recommended for you in Restaurants
Our food ed rounds up the best menu's at this annual festival of dining
Fifth annual celebration of spicy Singaporean crustaceans, and much more besides