Your senses of smell and touch will be engaged even before you put anything in your mouth at Roka, the latest high-end Japanese restaurant in Dubai. The menu is wrapped in a book jacket of top grade leather that smells wonderful and looks like it could have been sliced from a saddle. The grained wooden counter at the robata grill, meanwhile, is something we wanted to stroke all evening.
Food and Drink
Roka Dubai review: artistry in action at this Japanese hotspot
Words by Rob Chilton