BiCE Mare - Dubai

4.7
226 reviews
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Contemporary Italian
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  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
"Based in the heart of Downtown Dubai, BiCE Mare specialises in tasty fresh seafood and mouthwatering contemporary Italian flavours. The restaurant has been situated on the same spot in Souk Al Bahar since 2009, and has gone from strength-to-strength, winning accolades across the city, including 'Best Seafood Restaurant'at the 2013 BBC Good Food Awards. Popular with the well-heeled Downtown Dubai crowds, BiCE Mare offers fantastic views of The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa." BBC Good Food
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LM
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely outstanding! Dinner with 7 beautiful friends watching the fountain show was outstanding!
I would recommend this to any group of friends staying in Dubai and shopping on the way back to the hotel was soo much fun!

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing direct views of the Dubai fountain show when sat outside. The food was amazingly delicious though very pricey you are in fairness paying for the view but they do try to compensate prices with large portion sizes. Can’t argue with the price as it’s a perfect dining view and the service is impeccable fantastic experience overall. Had a lovely experience dining at Bice Mare would recommend!

JP
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The best restaurant with a view to the Dubai Fountain and Burj Al Khalifa lights.
It's a pity that the balcony railing has the same height of the person point of view when seated, so to see the fountain show, one has to stand up... Maybe install a higher wood floor?

BM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a fantastic meal with an awesome view of the fountain and Berj Khalifa light show.

FS
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great location on DUBAI Mall fountains. Good food and service. Friendly staff.
Good for business dinner. Date night (romantic spot).
Good for visitors as well, thanks to the location/view of Burj Khalifa and DM fountains.

ML
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

45 mn to choose and eat with Starters and Main Courses !
They want to have a maximum of clients and push you to the exit.
The view is amazing but there is a lot of restaurant around which have this view too.
Never come back again.

LD
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant! Beautiful vieuw on the Dubai Fonteins

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v
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, great food and a fantastic location! The view to the Dubai Fountain Show and Burj Khalifa was just perfect and I had a wonderful evening!

W
London
29 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were on our first night of our holiday, we love this restaurant the food is delicious, service is exceptional and the fountain & light shone is magnificent

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food probably the best view in Dubai..
Sit outside highly recommended.
Food is Amazing.
Service was 1st class.

g
Denver
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff very good service. Friendly. Awesome location on the Terrace.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great view of fountains and Burj Khalifa

A
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice! The service was over the expectation thanks to all of them we spent at BiCE mare a very special birthday celebration

E
Miami
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We went there for a BD celebration and that was not the right choice as outside tables come time limit of 2 hours, all the dinner waiters were rushing us and this amazing food and wine was not fully enjoyable.

S
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service and a great location though a little pricy.

NG
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It is a good place for spending time and watching fountain show. Service was wonderful!

OT
Dubai
2 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bella location e cibo ottimo. Da non perdere in visita a Dubai

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MM
Dubai
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, service and view - we had a fabulous evening

J
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent location. Get the outdoor seating to view the fountains and lightshow on the burj khalifa.
Staff are very attentive and the food was perfect.

b
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 1

Preis/Leistung stimmt leider absolut nicht. Völlig überteuert und nervig wenn mehrere mails und am tag selber noch ein telefonat auf den abend hinweist. Spaghetti für fast 50 franken - sorry...geht gar nicht😡

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HL
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Wine service was not good
Mixing sparkling and still water
Smell of cigarettes during dîner is not acceptable.
Unpolite guets pushing to see the fountains
Noisy people
Unexpected bad experience

OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good meal, friendly waiters, authentic Italian food, great cocktails :)

SM
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful experience, great view of the fountains. Tasty food too

SB
Munich
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Location spectacular but price/value doesn’t match: staff stressed, tables too close to each other, prices too high.

GS
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and location just in front of the Burji Kalifa!

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Nice place for the fountaine show and view on Burj Khalifa ;
Classic and Fresh pretty good italien food .

D
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dining. Great location whith a great view on the Dubai fountain and the Burj Khalifa. Service as it should be. Pricing somewhat high.

AM
London
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing 😉 very nice atmosphere, lovely souk al bahar

MC
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

We reserved a table outside to see the water lightshow. I asked for a starter without mayonnaise, but had to explain why I didn’t want mayo and it was almost impossible to get without. We waited at least 40 minutes for our main course and when it finally came, it was really disappointing. Canned tuna and uncooked pasta. Paid around dhs 600 for two starters, two of the lowest priced main course and one water. What a disappointing visit...

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sehr freundlicher Service.
Ein traumhafter Blick 😍😍
Das Kotelett war sehr zu empfehlen.

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KB
Aberdeen
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food delivious, staff friendly and attentive. Excellent ambience. First time experienced minimum order requirement for outdoor dining, (must have starter and main) which is very strange. Allow customers to have the Dining experience of choice, this Should not be a requirement of such an establishment. Otherwise fantastic evening ( we had 3 courses and drinks) :)

OT
Berlin
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 2

Obwohl ich die Preisliste in diesem Restaurant kannte buchte ich einen Tisch IN ERSTER REIHE für den besonderen Anlass.
Dort angekommen, wurde schnell ein Tisch in 3. Reihe gestellt, da war das Essen auch nicht preiswerter, aber die Sicht auf die Fontänen und den Burj Khalifa schön verdeckt.
Ich habe mit den Kellnern diskutiert es half nichts. Wir waren im Business Outfit alles hat gestimmt. Sehr unfreundlich, deshalb habe ich zum
Ersten Mal auch kein Trinkgeld gegeben. Ein Hauptgericht zwischen 40-100€ und das ist es mir mit dem Blick nicht Wert gewesen... die billigste Flasche Wein 100€!

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V
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

The restaurant called requiring a credit card to secure payment(no problem) and one appetizer and one entree per guest mandatory (unusual). The table location requested was provided - very nice. Not so nice - the food. After waiting unusually long for initial greeting by server we were informed there was NO pasta available which is over half of the entree selections. Supposedly the “pasta machine” was broken. We ordered the Aragosta di Scoglio alla Griglia (lobster), Filetto di Salmone,vegetali grigliati e salsa allo yogurt (salmon), and Filetto di tonno, Caponata agli agrumi (tuna) - all dishes were bland with absolutely no flavor other than charring from the grill. Additionally, while being disappointed by below average quality of food the table next to us (who were seated after us) was served pasta! The best part of this restaurant is the location to the Dubai Fountains.

N
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent evening, the service was outstanding from everyone specially Leo our waiter, the food was so tasty, the variety of the drinks and food menu is good and the ambiance is perfect for couples, groups, special occasions.

NT
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was exellent, but it was very expensiv. Although the wines are very expensiv.

DL
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Because we were a bit early, we were seated at a table inside the restaurant, while waiting for our outside table to be ready. The service was good and the diner tasted very nice. The view directly at the fountains obviously was a very nice extra.

E
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We come back!

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 5

Great view food and service, but prices were ridiculous

OT
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very nice experience. Enjoyed the wine, food and service.

OT
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellwnt!

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