East — a delicious
What to eat in Dubai and where to go: a gastronomic guide to the main city of the Middle East
March 1, 2019 20:23
Italian cuisine – Vanitas
Palazzo Versace Dubai – a real Palace with interiors by Versace, swimming pools-lagoons with marble mosaics on the bottom and the landscaped gardens of the Dubai Creek. Here we must look for authentic Italian cuisine – it serves seven of the eight restaurants and bars managed by chef Marco Legittimo. The most impressive of them the luxurious Vanitas: neo-Renaissance frescoes and cascading chandeliers, upholstered in red silk chairs and white tablecloths, branded glassware with monograms at Home and relaxed Italian classics on the menu – the perfect combination for a really beautiful lunch or dinner. Especially good home-made pasta and dishes with seafood – one of the biggest hits of the institution are considered agnolotti with lobster and cream of zucchini. It is necessary to take special menu Taste of Italy with dishes from different Italian regions.
Special offers: Tuesdays – dinner Serata di Sapori (“an Evening of tastes and aromas”) with a huge selection of cheeses and appetizers-antipasti at a special price.
Spanish cuisine – Salero Tapas & Bodega
Atmospheric tapas bar on the ground floor of Kempinski Hotel – Mall of the Emirates. The name implies an extensive and interesting wine list – and expectations are met, although a large spacious room with painted walls and hidden in a wicker basket lamps are not very close like a real bodega-bodega. But the food is the most that neither is correct: the chief of Valencia knows a lot about good tapas. Besides in the menu there is everything, than is famous for its Spanish cuisine – there are paella, tortilla and gazpacho, and even a real ham.
Special offer: on Tuesdays in the tapas bar it is ladies day, ladies get three free drink and a 30% discount on all menu (from 20:00 to 23:00) and on Wednesdays from 19:30 – flamenco show with live music and performances of dancers.
French kitchen – BQ – French Kitchen & Bar
Exquisite Brasserie operates as a small teleport to Paris. Everything right: the interiors and the service and the menu: onion soup, Nicoise salad, oysters fin de Claire, terrine of duck liver, snails escargot, tartare and tarte Tatin – the eternal French classic in the reference execution. Private Sharman – impressive selection of cheeses and a dizzying dessert menu.
Special offer: from 21st to March 9, in the framework of the gastronomic festival DFF-2019 specials Dining + Show along with a ticket to a legendary aquatic circus show La Perle by Dragone from the Director of “Cirque du Soleil” (or any other restaurant at Al Habtour City, located around the corner from the building, the Aqua theater).
Asian cuisine – Beachcombers
Light wooden pavilion with outdoor terrace on the beach Jumeirah Beach Hotel offers pan-Asian menus in buffet and ideal for families with children: for younger guests there is a separate kids only buffet, an ice-cream machine, large arcade and even a small cinema with a continuous stream of cartoons – will find something to do while those boring adults chew their springroll and kebabs-chicken satay with peanut sauce. Menu – main gastronomic street-food-hits from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, as well as European dishes, cooked in the Asian way: coconut-pineapple tiramisu or cupcake with Pandan and passion fruit. Regular theme nights dedicated to the cuisine and dishes of different Asian countries.
Special offer: Fridays and Saturdays from 13-00 to 16-00 held lavish brunch with children’s entertainment
Middle Eastern cuisine – Al Hadheerah
Gastronomic oasis is part of the resort Bab Al Shams, lost among the Sands of the desert RUB al-Khali and stylized Arabic Fort. Al Hadhrerah – more than just a restaurant: it’s a great show with fireworks, camel races, belly dancing, magic, and whirling dervishes. Out the food it would be called a Bazaar: traditional Arabian, Lebanese and Berber dishes occupy a huge space to try all need at least one thousand and one nights.
Special offer: on Tuesdays there is a special White Tuesday – 50% discount on show all menus. In addition, big discount is available for landing of Emirates airlines.
+ Dubai Food Festival 2019
From 21 February to 9 March in Dubai, is a Grand food festival, which this year has become even longer – for 17 days. The most interesting points of his program: restaurant week, in which the best institutions of the city offer special menus at reduced prices, the street food fair in the pedestrian quarter City Walk, the exhibition Taste of Dubai in Dubai Media City during which the celebrity chefs of the world will hold open master classes, and tour the Hidden Gems – list of regular eateries recommended by locals. The main festival site of the abdomen will be favorite surfers and kiters Kite beach Beach: there will be a huge gourmet area Swyp Beach Canteen with futakami and sites for gastronomic shows, concerts, and other events.