Set to become one of Dubai’s most iconic destinations for dining, nightlife and events following its grand launch in October - the Queen Elizabeth 2 is home to a collection of gastronomical delights just waiting to be discovered. From authentic British cuisine and time-honoured watering holes, to trendy outdoor bars and restaurants once visited by the Queen herself – embark on a journey through the QE2’s eclectic venues.
The restaurants and bars are open to both in-house guests and visitors. Reservations are recommended for The Queens Grill and can be made by contacting email@example.com
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Lido presents an international buffet on the Quarter Deck. The restaurant has been completely restored to offer a chic and modern setting with large floor to ceiling windows and fresh marble flooring - complemented by soft green décor and earthy features. The breakfast buffet offers a hearty selection of continental delicacies including fruit, cheeses and yogurts; freshly baked pastries; live egg stations; hot breakfast items and Arabic delicacies. The lunch set-up features buffet starters and desserts with a selection of a la carte main dishes. The evening buffet offers a wide range of salads, breads, international hot plates and a classic English roasting station.
Breakfast | 6.30am – 10.30am | AED 99
Lunch | 12:30pm – 3pm | AED 135
Dinner | 7pm – 11am | AED 195
Hourly unlimited beverage package: AED 100 per person (lunch and dinner only)
Friday Brunch | 1pm – 4pm | Find out more
50% off for children below the age of 12 / complimentary for children below the age of 4
THE QUEENS GRILL
Recapture the true essence of the Queen Elizabeth 2 with a visit to The Queens Grill. Once frequented by members of the British Royal Family, this should be on your Dubai culinary bucket list.
This fine-dining venue is open for dinner and serves a tasting menu of refined British cuisine with a twist on the classics. A dedicated vegetarian menu is also available.
For G&T connoisseurs, a dedicated gin bar adjacent to the restaurant is well worth a visit.
Open daily for dinner from 7pm – 11pm
Children’s policy: children above the age of 7 years are welcome to dine in The Queens Grill
Dress code: Elegant (no jeans, flip-flops or polo-shirts – jackets must be worn by gentlemen)
THE YACHT CLUB
The QE2’s original Yacht Club has been tenderly restored to its former décor – complete with its original bar. The terrace, which is open during the cooler months, commends views of Dubai’s impressive skyline.
Choose from an extensive list of champagne and world wines, cocktails and a premium liquor selection.
Tuesday / Wednesday from 4pm – 1am
Thursday – Saturday from 4pm – 3am
Sunset Sessions from 6pm - 8pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday (two for one on selected beverages)
After Brunch Party from 4pm – 9pm Fridays (two for one on selected beverages)
Find out more about Ladies Night
21 years and above
THE GOLDEN LION
Not only does The Golden Lion look like a traditional pub, it’s arguably Dubai’s oldest! If it’s an authentic British pub experience you are looking for, this is it. Sip on a wide selection of draught beers, enjoy live sports, play at the pool tables or try your hand at a game of darts.
Step back in time to the QE2’s storied past and browse the collection of commemorative shields from the QE2’s ports of call adorning the walls.
Open daily from 12pm – 12am
Happy Hour: enjoy two selected beers and wines for the price of one. Valid 4pm – 8pm from Saturday – Thursday
21 years and above
Keeping its former name, the Chartroom Bar is one of the QE2’s favourite spots to meet, relax and catch-up over a bottle of wine or a selection of craft beers. A snack menu offers a selection of salads, mezze, burgers and the classic British fish and chips.
Located mid-ship on the Quarter Deck, the Chartroom Bar is a time-capsule – maintaining the same nautical interiors of its former years. The bar has the original glass route-map still in place whilst the chart draw contains the old world-maps used by former captains of the QE2.
Open daily 3pm – 12am
Family friendly. Smoking is not permitted
Adjacent to the QE2 lobby is the Q Café – a popular spot to observe the bustling activity of the hotel terminal. It’s brightly lit by natural sunlight and offers chic yet comfortable sofas and dining tables – perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, catching up on some emails, meeting with friends or getting lost in a good book from its extensive library. The menu features a selection of world teas, coffee, hearty salads, fresh sandwiches and home-made cakes and pastries.
Open daily from 7am – 3am
CASINO COFFEE LOUNGE
Located adjacent to the Casino museum, the Casino Coffee Lounge offers a selection of hot and cold beverages.
Passengers can relax on comfortable tables and enjoy views overlooking the yacht dock and Dubai’s maritime district.
Open daily from 12pm – 8pm
THE GRAND LOUNGE (coming soon)
At the heart of the Upper Deck is The Grand Lounge - a cabaret style venue complete with a stage and dance floor and decorated in dark red velvet curtains, chairs and carpeting.
From musicals and comedy acts, to dancing and discos - a daily changing programme of entertainment at The Grand Lounge makes for an exciting dinner experience.
THE PAVILION (coming soon)
Located on One Deck, The Pavilion is a family-friendly indoor and al fresco dining experience that boasts fantastic views of the distant Dubai skyline.
It serves a selection of international dishes, including pizza from the woodfired oven, as well as a live BBQ – washed down with a choice of great value beverages including one of Dubai’s only wine taps.
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