A new culinary destination with globally renowned chefs at The Link Dubai

A new culinary destination with globally renowned chefs at The Link Dubai

The Link, the world’s longest cantilever, has opened 100 meters above ground, housing enticing culinary concepts by Michelin-starred chefs. Paving the way for extraordinary experiences, this architectural marvel is poised to become the beating heart of the city’s social, gastronomic and cultural landscape.

The Link, destination for dining, socializing and unwinding, The Link transforms ordinary moments into extraordinary experiences, representing a vibrant cultural expression at the intersection of local and global influences. From poolside bliss to sophisticated dining and high-octane entertainment, The Link promises captivating moments, seamlessly blending multifaceted concepts from day to night.

The Link: A culinary destination

Situated at One&Only One Za’abeel, the first urban resort for the brand, The Link caters to resort guests, Dubai residents and international visitors. Bringing together six of the world’s finest culinary talents, guests embark on a curated gastronomic journey across continents.

With its mesmerizing glass exterior, a revolutionary design by world-renowned architects Nikken Sekkei, The Link levitates across the emirate’s skyline, offering 360-degree panoramic views of Dubai. As night falls, guests can soak up the city’s horizons before waking up to sunlight-filled spaces, providing sky-high serenity.

“We are delighted to welcome guests to The Link, debuting our exciting culinary concepts. We believe this will cement the next wave of dining in Dubai, promising new heights of culinary excellence. Our variety of experiences will place us on the travel itinerary of all incoming visitors, and for Dubai residents, The Link will represent a new social hub. We are particularly proud to be partnering with esteemed brand partners, whose combined industry expertise enables us to curate something truly special,” said Cristian Fumado, vice president of One Za’abeel.

Culinary constellation at The Link

In a curated culinary constellation, guests can anticipate innovative flavors, leading-edge culinary techniques, and cuisines that break the mold, pushing the boundaries of traditional cooking.

La Dame de Pic

La Dame de Pic epitomizes sophisticated French dining, devised by 10 Michelin star-wielding Anne-Sophie Pic. Moreover, inspired by her family’s gastronomic heritage, chef Pic’s cuisine features inventive twists, including an innovative non-alcoholic pairing menu.


At the heart of The Link is Aelia, highlighting French-leaning fare. Furthermore, this elegant, light-bathed space welcomes diners for all three meals or a beverage/snack to take away. The menu features French Riviera classics embodying vibrant flavors, with a delectable afternoon tea experience also available.


Spain’s Moorish influences shine at Qabu, a creation by Paco Morales, boasting three Michelin stars. Furthermore, chef Morales serves traditional Moorish and Andalusian flavors, creating an unforgettable menu straddling past and future.


The Link’s ambitious artisans have epically remastered a collection of cuisines. Moreover, DuangDy celebrates quintessential Thai food, respecting the land through sustainable practices. The first Dubai outpost for Bo Songvisava and Dylan Jones revisits centuries-old recipes viewed through eco-conscious glasses. With a joyous ambience evoking Thai hospitality, DuangDy is the place for authentic dining outside of Thailand.

Sagetsu & Tapasake

Leading the charge for Japanese-inspired cuisine are two showstoppers: Sagetsu, led by two-Michelin-star chef Tetsuya Wakuda, one of Australia’s most distinguished chefs. His exceptional harmonization of fresh ingredients, French culinary precision and Japanese plating introduces a new concept blending gastronomy and astronomy. Tapasake, One&Only’s pool club experience and restaurant, explores Nikkei cuisine. Furthermore, it’s perched on the very top of the cantilever with captivating views of Burj Khalifa and the city’s skyline.


Catering to the city’s music lovers and mixology aficionados is Sphere, The Link’s destination bar, representing a sonic and sensory journey. With a state-of-the-art mixology lab and elevated entertainment program, Sphere adds a new dimension of luxury to the city’s social scene.


Heading east on the culinary map is Arrazuna, designed by Istanbul’s most recognizable chef and restaurateur, Mehmet Gürs. Arrazuna features eight themed open kitchens and interactive experiences, presenting an ode to the region. It also houses the UAE’s first in-hotel retail space for regional and international fine wines and a digital ordering system.

StreetXO & Andaliman

Outside of The Link, located on Level 4 of One&Only One Za’abeel on the Garden Level, are two contrasting and equally enticing concepts: StreetXO and Andaliman.

Journeying further south is StreetXO, the brainchild of four Michelin-starred Chef Dabiz Muñoz, whose revolutionary and theatrical dining vision makes for a high-octane experience extending beyond the food on the plate. Muñoz’s pioneering approach and rockstar image made this Madrid-born magnate the World’s Best Chef three years in a row.


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Rita Ghantous

Rita Ghantous is a hospitality aficionado and a passionate writer with over 9 years’ experience in journalism and 5 years experience in the hospitality sector. Her passion for the performance arts and writing, started early. At 10 years old she was praised for her solo performance of the Beatles song “All My Love” accompanied by a guitarist, and was approached by a French talent scout during her school play. However, her love for writing was stronger. Fresh out of school, she became a freelance journalist for Noun Magazine and was awarded the Silver Award Cup for Outstanding Poetry, by The International Library of Poetry (Washington DC). She studied Business Management and earned a Masters degree from Saint Joseph University (USJ), her thesis was published in the Proche-Orient, Études en Management book. She then pursued a career in the hospitality industry but didn’t give up writing, that is why she launched the Four Points by Sheraton Le Verdun Newsletter. Her love for the industry and journalism led her to Hospitality Services - the organizers of the HORECA trade show in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan, as well as Salon Du Chocolat, Beirut Cooking Festival, Whisky Live and other regional shows. She is currently the Publications Executive of Hospitality News Middle East, Taste & Flavors and Lebanon Traveler. It is with ultimate devotion for her magazines that she demonstrates her hospitality savoir-faire.

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