Jumeirah stars in 101 Best Hotel Restaurants list

Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab and The Rib Room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers make top 25

Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab
Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab
The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Two restaurants at Jumeirah Group-operated hotels in Dubai have made it into the top 25 in the 101 Best Hotel Restaurants Around the World list.

Produced annually by food and drink website The Daily Meal, the list is selected and ranked by a panel of experienced bloggers, restaurant critics, and other food and lifestyle writers from around the world.

This year, the list is topped by Epicure at Le Bristol in Paris, followed by Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in London and Le Louis XV at Hôtel de Paris in Monte Carlo.

The highest-ranked Middle East hotel restaurant is Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab, in 12th place, followed by The Rib Room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, at 21st. Both hotels are operated by Jumeirah Group and their rankings are up significantly from last year, when they came in at 65 and 59 respectively.

Also making an appearance in this year’s list are The Fish Market at the Intercontinental Hotel Doha (77th) and Isaan at Grand Hyatt Doha (99th). Neither made the list last year.

In order to qualify for the list, the hotel housing the restaurant had to have at least 15 rooms, while both the hotel and restaurant had to be in the same property and under the same ownership.

Continue to the next page to view the top 25 restaurants in the 101 Best Hotel Restaurants list…

The Top 25 in The Daily Meal's 101 Best Hotel Restaurants

25 Le Cinq at the Four Seasons Hotel George V (Paris)

24 Joël Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand (Las Vegas)

23 Lung King Heen at the Four Seasons (Hong Kong)

22 Restaurant Le Meurice at Le Meurice Hotel (Paris)

21 The Rib Room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

20 Square One at Park Hyatt Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

19 The Dining Room at Domaine de la Baume (Tourtour, France)

18 Huang Ting at The Peninsula Hotel Beijing (Beijing)

17 Altitude at Shangri-La Hotel (Sydney)

16 Acquerello Restaurant at The St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace (Venice)

15 Caprice Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

14 Relish at The Westin Grand (Berlin)

13 La Marocain at La Mamounia (Marrakech, Morocco)

12 Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

11 La Pergola at Rome Cavalieri (Rome)

10 El Motel Restaurant at Hotel Empordà (Figueres, Spain)

9 é by José Andrés at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

8 Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons Restaurant at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons (Great Milton, U.K.)

7 Blue by Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman (Grand Cayman)

6 Jean Georges at the Trump International Hotel & Tower (New York City)

5 The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel (Los Angeles)

4 Il Palagio at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (Florence)

3 Le Louis XV at Hôtel de Paris (Monte Carlo)

2 Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (London)

1 Epicure at Le Bristol (Paris)

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