Virgin Izakaya, nestled on the picturesque Bluewaters Island, is delighted to announce its newly refreshed menu. Embracing a commitment to providing a fusion of traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine, Virgin Izakaya invites diners to embark on a culinary journey provided by Executive Chef Evgeniy Pesin and his team.

Known for its dedication to serving dishes using fresh and quality ingredients, Virgin Izakaya’s menu features a number of dishes ranging from raw delicacies such as sashimi, tataki, tiradito, and hand rolls to kushiyaki skewers of octopus or chicken with Japanese mustard. Taking centre stage at the restaurant is the robata grill, where chefs take the spotlight transforming ingredients into spectacular dishes such as the Caramelised Miso EggplantWagyu SteakBluefin Tuna Steak, Broccoli Miso, and Beef & Foie Gras Gyoza.

To complement the restaurant’s delicious food menu, the Virgin Izakaya bar invites guests to indulge in a curated selection of wines, first-class cocktails, and rare sake varieties, ensuring a libation experience that mirrors the sophistication of the cuisine. Virgin Izakaya prides itself in offering a menu of beverages that blends classic cocktail recipes with Japanese ingredients, creating a list of one-of-a-kind drinks such as their HashimaMatcha SourMavericks Martini, and Gin Garden.

Virgin Izakaya provides the best views of Dubai’s JBR beaches and Marina skyline as well as an electric atmosphere suitable for any occasion. Whether it’s after-work drinks, a spot for shisha, or a lively ladies’ night, the restaurant’s modern Japanese industrial ambience provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable dining experience. Every Wednesday, Virgin Izakaya caters to the women of Dubai with their ladies’ night deal starting from 8pm, Joshi-Kai. The DJ begins to play, and the ladies start enjoying the free flow of drinks by the bar for AED150 alongside a special selection of signature bites for AED100.

Saturdays are dedicated to Virgin Izakaya’s iconic Fortune Omakase Brunch. A celebration of the fortune cookie, truly originating from Japan, this brunch brings guests the opportunity to win incredible prizes such as designer bags, designer keychains, and free brunches at not only Virgin Izakaya but sister restaurants around Dubai. For only AED 275, brunchers can revel in a menu with fresh salads, warm appetisers, an omakase platter with various types of sushi, and dessert while enjoying endless opportunities to win exciting prizes. To make things even sweeter, Virgin Izakaya serves a daily happy hour known as Nomikai from 4pm to 8pm, where drinks are accompanied by some bar bites for guests to enjoy throughout their visit. In addition, the venue hosts a number of DJ nights throughout the week, welcoming diners to join not only for its excellent menu offerings but also for its lively ambience.

Virgin Izakaya redefines Japanese cuisine with its fusion of tradition and innovation to create a menu of food and beverages exclusive to its venue. Visit Virgin Izakaya for a unique dining experience in one of Dubai’s most beautiful destinations. For reservations and more information, please visit or contact +971 58 523 1702.



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