Dubai’s top coziest fondue spots

  • Score some bespoke sweet treats at the Chocolate Bar, where everything sweet is whipped up from organic free-range eggs and flawless Belgian chocolate. With a mission to center a community around the love for chocolate, Alison Nelson lets her customer have their cake and eat it too! Best when paired with the scrumptious coffee, the brand has zoomed over from the States and is making its way across the GCC. It's definitely worth a taste, even if you're not a chocoholic. recommends: Chocolate-chip pancakes and frozen mini ice cream sandwich.

    Good to know: The Chocolate Bar's choco fondue is priced at 61 dirhams.

  • Escape Dubai's sweltering summer with a fondue night at Apres. Served with priceless views of the snow-dusted Ski Dubai, this snuggly lounge is the perfect place to decompress after a shopping spree. Slap bang in the heart of Mall of the Emirates, indulge in contemporary European nibbles while tapping your feet to the DJ's tunes. Designed for sharing, round up your friends and huddle around a toasty cheese fondue remembering to save room for the chocolate fondue too. recommends: Salmon fishcake deluxe and the hot chocolate fondant.

    Good to know: Apres' cheese fondue is priced at 180 dirhams and the chocolate version at 45 dirhams.

  • A melange of Alpine apres-ski vibes, hearty French fare, and classic Dubai glamor - Publique is currently one of the city's culinary cool kids. Its menu boasts traditional French dishes and tempting cocktails served with a side of glittering views of Madinat Jumeirah. Skip the rest of menu and head over specifically for the restaurant's hand-picked meats and cheeses. Renowned for its scrumptious cheese fondue, don't leave without a sip of the delicious house wine. recommends: Charcuterie board, cheese board, and Raclette Toi.

    Good to know: Publique's cheese fondue is priced at 99 dirhams.

  • Indulge your tastebuds at Vintage's weekly fondue nights, hosted every Sunday and Monday. For a set price, plunge into an evening of unlimited wine and cheese fondue with a side portion of fabulous company. Ideal for date night, the restaurant's candlelit atmosphere paired with an exquisite selection of wine and cheese will leave you seeing hearts everywhere. Bring your zippo along and sample some of the restaurant's refined collection of deluxe cigars too. recommends: Razor shells in brine, cheese platter, and honey fried brie.

    Good to know: Cheese fondue and unlimited wine at Vintage is priced at 175 dirhams a pop.