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Bice Mare

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Downtown Dubai
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Souk al Bahar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Level 3 Souk Al Bahar, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 0982
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11:00 - 23:30
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Pescara, Italy
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45 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in Dubai for a business trip and I've been on this restaurant 3 times. Food it's average, sometimes has been good, but the service it's really bad... extremely bad. Most of the waiters are not italian and I guess they are underpaid, that's why. The first time I was here we have been served by an italian waiter... More 

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RESTAURANT'S FAVOURITE REVIEW
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in an excellent location, in the Souk Al Bahar overlooking the fountains. The terrace affords excellent views of the Burj Khalifa and the fountains. Very good menu with excellent range of dishes. Always a good meal here with great service.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here for some nice view by the fountain and nice sea food. I liked the view a lot the trace is not that big as almost other restaurants but food was fresh with the expected Italian standards. The price is a bit expensive but worth it if u require a fine dinning ps please revise your bill as... More 

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255 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WINNER of What’s On Magazine’s Award in Best Seafood Restaurant category 3 years in a row, BICE Mare restaurant in Dubai offers a contemporary fine dining experience. We serve Italian & seafood inspired cuisine in the heart of downtown Dubai. Our jam packed terrace offers a breathtaking view at the iconic Burj Khalifa & grand Dubai Mall fountain show day... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all: Great location with perfect view of the fountains. The food was really good (a little expensive), and service was fine. I booked the table online, and told them that the occasion was that 2 people in our group was turning 60. After the dinner, they arrives with 2 cheesecakes and the waitors sang a birthday song.Which was... More 

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Thank Birol K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good night out with the most awesome view of the burj khalifa and water fountains. I am always wary of the restaurant with a view because they don't need to try so hard with the cuisine. The meals were nice without being spectacular and so the view was the best memory of the night. Definitely worth a visit but... More 

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Thank Peter G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even by Dubai standards this restaurant is seriously over-priced - expect to pay at least £50 (USD60) for a decent main course. Works out minimum £100 per head for 3 courses (excluding drinks). Food is ok and the views of the fountain are great (though you can just stand on the quayside and get a decent view for free!).

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New Delhi, India
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To enjoy the fountain, better you got to dine in this restaurant. great view from the restaurant and it offers delicious Italian dishes. Bit expensive. It is suggested to reserve your seats in advance to make sure you get fountain view seats.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An awesome view of the dazzling fountains, beautiful food, and excellent service made for a divine evening. The fountain dances back and forth mere meters away while you sup cocktails and devour lovely seafood. Do try the Bice Mare Aperitvo cocktail invented by the owner - it's very good. For two people with two rounds of drinks and two courses... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We chose Bice Mare because it had the most attractive looking menu of any of the restaurants offering a ringside seat for the fountains display. On the basis of other reviews, I was prepared to be underwhelmed by the food and service. In fact, both were excellent. Our starters (veal-stuffed zucchini flower and manzo pepato) were well prepared; the pasta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk al Bahar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Level 3 Souk Al Bahar, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 0982
Description
The award winning & contemporary fine dining restaurant, BICE Mare, serves Italian & seafood inspired cuisine in the heart of downtown Dubai with its jam packed terrace outlooking the iconic Burj Khalifah & grand fountain show packing in the crowds daily & nightly who visit regularly to enjoy the restaurants great ambience & mouth watering cuisine cooked by the award winning Chef Francesco & his talented Italian kitchen team leaving guests immersed in the most pleasurable dining experience at every visit.

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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