A culinary partnership between a champion jockey and an enfant terrible chef, Marco Pierre White, sounds like a recipe for fun. At horseman Frankie Dettori's Dubai restaurant, Las Vegas crooning comes from the speakers while diners dig into innovative Italian fare. Crystal chandeliers and velvet-covered furnishings give the bar area the feel of a Louisiana brothel, while the sleek dining room is much more contemporary with its mirrored walls and stainless steel fittings. Trattoria fare—pizzas and pastas—don't quite do justice to the surroundings, so try some of chef Marco Pierre White's more complex entrées, including grilled sea bass with citrus or duck confit with olives.
Al Fattan Marine Tower, Al Sufouh Rd., Dubai Marina, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates