For all-out glamour there’s somehow no beating a high-end sushi restaurant. One of Dubai’s hottest tickets is a table at 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant, which is found within five-star hotel Address in Downtown.
As you might expect, the interiors are a luxurious mix of sleek textures and moody colours. The boxy, design-style chairs sit round polished tables while the red banquette running the length of one side of the room adds a splash of colour. On pleasant days the outdoor terrace undoubtedly plays host to the best seats in the house with plenty of tables for large parties and pretty views of the city’s glittering skyline. The atmosphere is always upbeat and buzzing, with the dining room likely to be full on any given night.
Theatrics are provided by the open kitchen where you’re able to watch the team of accomplished chefs at work as they create signature dishes from some of the world’s finest ingredients. Sushi and sashimi are understandably the signatures here, with options spanning everything from fish through to vegetarian creations to ensure everyone is catered for. Popular combinations include a lobster make with sake, wakame seaweed, cucumber, and yuzu; turbot flambe nigiri with coriander oil and Momiji oroshi; and Alaskan king crab gunkan.
Elsewhere there are larger plates like black cod with two layers of red miso; roasted suckling pig; sea urchin tempura and wild boar gyoza.
Completing the offering is a list of sommelier chosen wines and a far-reaching drinks list. The knowledgeable team are always happy to make specific recommendations in line with your order.
As well as giving guests the option to sit in, diners can also choose to now order takeaway from the Dubai site. Here you’ll find the same quality of food with the convenience of being able to order it straight home or even to the office.