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10 Most Spectacular Dinner Shows in Dubai

by Dubai Travel Planner

You must have enjoyed countless romantic dinners in a quiet and peaceful setting. However, have you ever experienced dinner amidst a live performance? Far more than just a meal, here are some of the best restaurants offering a dinner show in Dubai.

If the concept of dinner and a show is new to you, let us break it down for you. A dinner show restaurant is where the guests can enjoy a live performance during dinner. It could be anything from live music, standup comedy, magic shows, or anything that entertains the crowd.

Many venues transform from dining and entertainment to nightclubs whilst others it’s all about what’s happening on the stage.

If you’re up to experiencing a stellar dinner with a show in Dubai, check out the list of restaurants we have put together for your convenience.

10 Best Dinners with a Show in Dubai

The bustling city of Dubai, where the days are busy, and the nights are happening! After a hectic day at work, what’s better than to wind down with a delicious dinner and some entertainment? Dubai makes it possible with dinner-show restaurants scattered all over the city!

Here’s a list of 10 Dubai restaurants with entertainment to help you put aside your worries and enjoy a happening meal:

1. Bazaar Dubai

If you want to experience a true Middle Eastern dinner show, head over to Bazaar Dubai. It is a relatively new addition to Dubai restaurants with entertainment, but it has become an instant hit amongst partygoers.

Bazaar Dubai is an open-air restaurant with an international menu, including everything from Lebanese sliders to Greek tzatziki. The live entertainment at the restaurant includes dance music with a DJ, live performers, and singers for the guests to have the best night of their lives.

Location and Timings

Bazaar Dubai is located in Meydan Racecourse Grandstand and is open from Tuesday through Saturday.

Learn more at @BazaarDxbClub

2. Babylon

Babylon is a dinner-show restaurant that has it all! From an amazing ambiance to sleek furniture, aesthetic lighting, trendy decor, and of course, the mouthwatering food and live performances, you’ll find everything on fleek.

The live performances at Babylon include cabarets, parodies, solo acts, and group performances. The best part is the characters, who are dressed in extravagant costumes, adding to the vibe of the place.

Location and Timings

  • Babylon is located at Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC, and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 7 pm to 3 am. 

Learn more at Babylon DIFC

3. Papillon

Another famous place for a dinner show in Dubai is Papillon. It is one of those restaurants that give a new meaning to cabarets, with acrobats carrying out daring acts, singers singing the most melodic songs, and jazz performances that are bound to have you headbanging! 

Papillon has dinner shows every night of the week from Tuesday to Saturday. On Tuesdays, you can enjoy jazz night, while Wednesdays are dedicated to Madam Butterfly night brunch. You can enjoy dinner with a show on Thursdays through Saturdays, followed by an after-party. 

In short, if you want to experience the truly happening nightlife of Dubai, Papillon is the place to go!

Location and Timings

  • Papillon is located at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina and operates Tuesday to Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am. 

Learn more at Papillon Dubai 

4. Koyo

If you’re up for some Japanese cuisine alongside amazing live performances, try Koyo. As soon as you set foot inside this nightclub-style restaurant, you will be blown away by the intricately decorated dining hall. With soft red lighting setting up the mood for wine and dining, the oriental setup takes you all the way to Japan!

Every Tuesday, you can enjoy a 2-course meal, followed by unlimited drinks for AED 250 for ladies and AED 300 for gents. Along with the dinner, there are musical shows, live performances, and dancers entertaining you while you eat.

Location and Timings

  • Koyo is located in InterContinental Dubai Marina and is open Tuesday to Friday from 6 pm to 1 am. And on Saturdays, it operates from 1 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 1 am. 

Learn more at Koyo Dubai 

5. 53 Dubai

Located on the 53rd floor of the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 53 Dubai not only offers dinner with a show but also gives the guests a stunning view of the Dubai skyline from its window walls. 

It has an extravagant menu ranging from Mediterranean cuisine to famous Latin American and Asian dishes. The live entertainment includes creative performances, dances, and musicals choreographed by the Lebanese artist Jean Zakr.

Therefore, if you want to dine with stellar views on the outside and vibrant views on the inside, there’s no better place than 53 Dubai.

Location and Timings

  • 53 Dubai is located in Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, and is open all week from 5 pm to 3 am.

Learn more at: 53 Dubai

6. Taikun 

Taikun is a relatively new dinner-show restaurant in Dubai. With its sophisticated interior and oriental embellishments, it offers a fine dining experience with high-end live performances. 

Its menu is a fusion of French, Mediterranean, and Pan-Asian cuisine, with oysters, caviar, sushi, and sashimi platters as the highlights. For your entertainment, there’s live music, dancing, theatrical performances, and adrenaline-rushing stunts by acrobats and gymnasts. 

Location and Timings

  • Taikun is located at Hilton Habtoor City and is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am and on Sundays from 8 pm to midnight.

Learn more at Taikun Dubai 

7. Flashback Speakeasy

The concept of dinner and a show dates back to the mid-nineties, and if you want to take a stroll down history, visit the Flashback Speakeasy.

The restaurant offers live rock and roll music and dance performances that take you back to the 1920s prohibition era! The dressing, the music, the singers, and the set up are 1920-themed with music by legendary singers from the past. 

Every Wednesday, there’s a Rock and Cabaret ladies’ night at Flashback Speakeasy, while on Thursdays, there’s a “Murder in Speakeasy” themed dinner with a show from the 1930s. 

Therefore, Flashback Speakeasy is the ideal pick if you want to experience the true essence of dinner with live entertainment!

Location and Timings

  • Flashback Speakeasy is located in Paramount Hotel, Business Bay, and operates from 6 pm to 2 am from Tuesday to Saturday. 

Learn more a: Flashback Speakeasy Dubai

8.  La Casa Del Tango

How about a combination of rich Argentinian food with a sizzling dance? Sounds fun? You can experience this at La Casa Del Tango!

This dinner-show restaurant has been around since 2021, and with professional dancer Enrique Macana, you’ll feel like you’re sitting in the heart of Buenos Aires, tangoing your way through the night! 

La Casa Del Tango serves scrumptious meals, including the fugazetta, an Argentinian-style stuffed pizza without tomato sauce, churros served with dulce de leche, tender lamb chops, and empanadas, among others. And all this is served while the dancers cha-cha around you!

Therefore, for a true South American experience, Le Casa Del Tango should be your go-to place!

Location and Timings

  • La Casa Del Tango is located in Gate Avenue, DIFC, and is open from Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 1 am and from 12 pm to 2 am on the weekends.

Learn more at La Casa Del Tango

9. Billionaire

The best kind of performance is by the professionals, and that’s what you get at Billionaire Dubai. A stunning live entertainment act put together by the famous artistic production director Montserrat More, which includes melodic singers, hoop-hanging acrobats and jaw-dropping gravity-defying balancing acts by Michael and Dario Togni, and unique circus acts by former Britain’s Got Talent participants. 

As for the food, the menu has an extensive range of Italian and Asian cuisine, ranging from sushi to maki rolls, all the way to everyone’s favorite pizzas!

Billionaire rolls into one of the best nightclubs in Dubai.

Location and Timings

  • Billionaire is located in Taj Dubai, Business Bay, and operates from 9 pm to 3 am from Tuesday to Sunday. 

Learn more at Billionaire Dubai 

10. Dream 

Dream is the last dinner with a show in Dubai restaurant on our list. As the name suggests, the interior of this restaurant is sophisticated, with intricately designed ceilings, walls with special effects projection, and plush furnishings. It truly feels like you’re living a dream while dining in this high-end luxurious setting.

Dream offers over-the-edge musical and theatrical performances, and dancers, acrobats, aerialists, and singers in elaborate avant-garde costumes. 

Coming to the dinner options, you’ll find everything Mediterranean! This includes grilled Mediterranean vegetables, lamb cutlets, roasted cauliflower steaks, and a variety of starters and salads. 

The best part of this dinner-show restaurant is the various sections it houses. There’s a “House of Dreams,” a waterfront terrace from where you can have a stunning view of Ain Dubai and Bluewaters Island.

In short, if you want to have an elegant wine and dine experience, Dream is an excellent choice.

Location and Timings

  • Dream is located at Address Beach Resort, JBR, and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 8 pm to 3 am.

Learn more at: Dream Dubai 

Before you go… More important things you should know when planning a trip to Dubai

  • Don’t forget to pack your travel insurance!!!

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