Kerzner International has unveiled plans for The Link, a dining destination within One Za’abeel comprising a flavour-packed portfolio of 11 culinary concepts.

Set to open in Q4 2023, The Link will occupy the world’s longest cantilever, perched between the dual towers of One Za’abeel which will feature the world’s first ultra-luxury vertical urban One&Only Resort and Private Homes, and the first hotel from upcoming immersive lifestyle brand, Siro.

The F&B line-up includes sophisticated French dining at La Dame de Pic enlivened by Anne-Sophie Pic, the most decorated Michelin-starred female chef in the world. Celebrating Cordoba’s culinary history, Qabu by Paco Morales will serve contemporary Moorish Cuisine. Having garnered two Michelin stars, he is known for his dynamic take on Andalusian cuisine. Elevating traditional and modern Japanese cuisine is Sagetsu with Tetsuya Wakuda. The three Michelin-starred chef marries classical French techniques with the Japanese philosophy of using natural, seasonal flavours into a refined cuisine. Bringing Bangkok’s most cutting-edge Thai experience is DuangDy by Bo.Lan power duo Bo Songvisava and Dylan Jones.

Arrazuna by Mehmet Gürs will serve the vibrant cuisines of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula at a high-end food hall and market, featuring eight open kitchens and gourmet retail. The Michelin-starred chef is known for serving innovative Anatolian cuisine. The international street food eatery, StreetXO by Dabiz Muñoz is a unique concept based on serving haute cuisine dishes in an informal and unexpected ambience. Celebrated as one of Madrid’s most unconventional chefs, he draws inspiration from all over the world, has three Michelin stars, and has been named Best Chef in the World for the past two years.

One&Only’s homegrown concepts remain at the heart of One Za’abeel. Set to elevate the city’s nightlife will be Sphere at The Link. The chic destination bar will offer panoramic views, creative cocktails, sommelier-selected wines, and captivating entertainment. Tapasake, will be perched atop The Link with access to the UAE’s longest infinity pool and plush cabanas, serving contemporary Japanese-Peruvian cuisine and cocktails, backdropped by uninterrupted views of the Dubai skyline. At The Garden on Level 4, Andaliman will embrace the bold flavours of the Indonesian archipelago in an engaging and interactive atmosphere.

“Kerzner continues to disrupt the hospitality industry by raising the bar in architecture and culinary excellence,” comments Philippe Zuber, Chief Executive Officer, Kerzner International. “Unveiling an iconic landmark, we are introducing a new paradigm of bar and restaurant concepts at The Link with the most Michelin-starred chefs under one roof.”

Zuber adds: “Unrivalled dining offerings lie at the heart of what we do; every collaboration and experience we curate is part of our legacy. With our impressive portfolio of seasoned chefs, we strive to evoke emotions and create fond memories for all our guests.”