Ronda Locatelli

A family-friendly venue with a relaxed vibe and great pizza
$$$$
  • 1
click here to book a table

Time Out Says

After nine years, Palm restaurant Ronda Locatelli (of celebrity chef, Giorgio Locatelli fame) is one of the longest-running Italians on the city’s dining scene. It still remains fairly popular too, mostly thanks to families and holidaymakers to Atlantis The Palm.

In comparison to other eateries in its category this Italian doesn’t wow. But dishes are mostly well-flavoured and nicely presented.

We opt for delicate salt and pepper-battered prawns to start. Perfectly paired with a lemon mayo, they’re a highlight. We’re also left wanting more of the carpaccio di manzo with peppery rocket leaves and cubes of sharp beetroot, too.

An unusual pairing of rich duck ragu with spinach linguine for our main course starts off well, but becomes little monotonous halfway through and is left unfinished.

A margherita pizza meanwhile is excellent (as it should be), with fresh, plump dough.

Ronda Locatelli may not be the finest (and certainly not the cheapest) Italian you’ll find in the city, but for family-friendly dining on the Palm, you could do worse.

The bottom line
An oldie, and a relative goodie.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 22 Aug 2017

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.

Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesItalian
Dress CodeCasuals
Show number +971 4 426 2626
Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Crescent Road, Palm Island, Ronda Locatelli
USERS SAY

Recommended for you in Restaurants

What's the best way to use the spices in your cabinet? We ask Dubai's top chefs

Time Out suggests 10 of the best Middle Eastern and North African restaurants

Where to find a Valentine’s gift for your sweet-toothed sweetheart

Dubai's most flavourful low-fat dining options

Enjoy a romantic meal and save cash to splash on your loved one

Our favourite romantic venues to impress the one you love