Located at the end of the crescent of Palm Jumierah, in the Waldorf Astoria, comes Social by Heinz Beck, a two Michelin starred restaurant, which brings inventive and contemporary Italian dining to Dubai. The restaurant boasts a relaxed, yet luxurious atmosphere, perfect for a business lunch (worth it to drive all the way to the Palm) or a special evening.

Heinz Beck is widely known throughout Italy and Europe as a notable master of modern gastronomy. In an effort to raise the culinary standard of the city, Social truly raises the local restaurant game to the stratosphere.

Start the meal with the duck foie gras with apple and almonds for a quick bite. The perfectly balanced dish sets the tone for the intermezzi, for which, select the potato gnocchi for a vegetarian break. After mains, order the famous Raspberry 1.1 for dessert, which features Raspberries served 11 ways. When the weather is nice, retire to the balcony for a round of drinks for a panoramic view that stretches across the city’s skyline.

By Pavan Premaney