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A wealth of culinary adventures awaits you on Sir Bani Yas Island. Whether it’s a romantic candlelit dinner on the beach with your loved one, or a delightful family feast at one of the Island restaurants; our diverse, freshly-prepared dishes are sure to tantalise your taste-buds.

Experience Dine

  • The Palm

    Our all-day dining restaurant, located in the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, The Palm offers a dizzying array of international and Middle Eastern fare. Start the day with a mouth-watering breakfast buffet from 7am – 1pm, enjoying fresh fruit, freshly baked bread and gourmet delights. In the evening, our alluring restaurant becomes the site for entertaining theme nights.

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  • Al Shams

    Whether its light gourmet snacks and beverages during the day from the comfort of your sun lounger, or an evening of socialising, Al Shams, which means ‘The Sun’, offers a range of Arabian and International delights to suit guests’ every need from 12noon – 11pm. The signature Arabic restaurant and bar, located at the Desert Islands Resort and Spa by Anantara, offers guests the opportunity to relax within the casually elegant restaurant or enjoy magnificent moonlight views on the terrace.

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  • The Lounge

    Situated at the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, delight in aromatic, excellently blended coffees, gourmet loose leaf teas, aperitifs and beverages in a tranquil setting. Open from 3pm-10.30pm, the stunning views across the sea is bound to end your evening on a high note; so come and share a nightcap at The Lounge bar.

  • Amwaj

    Head down to Amwaj and immerse yourself in a relaxing, contemporary rustic beachside setting. Located in the Desert Islands Watersports Centre adjacent to Desert Islands Resort & Spa, Amwaj seafood restaurant offers a menu featuring freshly-caught local favourites as well as international offerings, daily from 12noon - 10.30pm. The rustic atmosphere is complemented further with a beach bonfire during the cooler winter months, offering guests the chance to enjoy a romantic atmosphere or a fun-filled experience with family and friends.

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  • Savannah Grill & Lounge

    Located within the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort, Savannah Grill and Lounge offers you the opportunity to treat yourself to the tempting flavours from the African continent. Allow the captivate sounds of the surrounding grasslands to offer a natural ambience as you savour its succulent steaks, African delicacies or other western favourites in a contemporary rustic setting.

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  • Olio

    Discover our beautiful Italian-inspired restaurant and enjoy its tempting flavours whilst indulging in breakfast, lunch or dinner. Situated within Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort, you can savour delicious pizzas and other Meditteranean fare while enjoying panoramic sea views from the contemporary dining room or terrace between 7am-10.30pm.

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  • Traditional African Boma

    If you fancy dining underneath Sir Bani Yas’ star-filled skies while enjoying a unique barbeque experience then the braai – a South African culinary tradition – is just the ticket. Available at the Al Sahel Villa Resort, guests can dine on South African specialties at an al fresco buffet in an area illuminated by a boma and candles. The boma is reminiscent of traditional circular enclosures set up by African tribes as meeting places for tribal elders.

  • Dining by Design

    If you’re looking for the perfect setting to create unforgettable memories during your stay on Sir Bani Yas Island, celebrate special occasions with us by booking our Dining by Design experience with a private chef and butler. Our knowledgeable staff will help you customise your perfect dining experience.

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