Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Dubai. WTR's Dubai map shows you the location of the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House and Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at Eauzone and what to order at Zuma.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Dubai
Getting around Dubai
Public transportation in Dubai
WTR's Tony Transit says the best site for public transportation in Dubai is (http://www.rta.ae/)
Shopping in Dubai
Our Shari Shopper says the best shopping is at the world's busiest mall - Dubai Mall. For a higher end tonier shopping experience Shari likes Comptoir 102.
People Watching in Dubai
WTR's Francois Flaneur's top three "PW" areas in Dubai are: The Dubai Fountain, the Mall and the Dubai Creek. Francois secret PW is the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood.
Dining in Dubai
For our cuisine driven travelers WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dining in Dubai is at Buddha Bar - D: Nightly, Grosvenor House Sufouh Road, 971 431 76000.
Your starter is the lemon grass beef salad with green papaya or the lobster and scallop dumplings. The dim sum is a specialty as is the tempura. Enjoy a glass of Gosset Brut with either.
For your main we suggest the Thai red prawn curry or the wok seared Cantonese barbeque beef. Your wine is the '09 Corton Domaine Buisson.
Beverages - Wine Bars in Dubai
Our Winnie Winesnob says these are the best wine bars in Dubai for your enjoyment, socializing and sipping.
The Agency – Su-Th: 10AM-1AM, F,Sa: 10-Midnight, Ground Floor, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, 971 4 3198088 400 wines and small bites are available.
Oeno Wine Bar – Sa-W: 5-1:30 AM, Th: 5-2:30 AM, F: Noon-2:30 AM, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina - Al Sufouh Rd, 971 4 511 7136 Tapas and a large cheese selection.
Vintage Wine Bar – Daily: 5-1 AM, Th: till 2, Pyramid Building, first floor, Wafi Mall, Oud Metha District, Sheikh Rashid Road, 971 4 324 4100 Cheese plates plus salmon, caviar and foie gras to accompany your wine choices.
Business Information for Dubai
Here is help in regard to your business in Dubai: (http://www.rta.ae/)
Convention center - Dubai World Trade Centre – Sheikh Zayed Road, 971 4 332 1000
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Dubai
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Dubai
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums.