With the UAE’s unofficial ‘new year’ now in full swing, our favourite eateries have revamped their menus ready for the influx of hungry diners to descend upon them.
We’ve rounded up our top picks of new menu’s to try in the coming months.
At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa presents new five-course market menu
With a wide array of unique dishes crafted by the Executive Chef, Christopher Graham, the Market Menu brings exclusive food at new heights of luxurious surroundings. From the zesty, fresh Home Smoked Mackerel to start followed by an indulgent choice of fine main courses such as Pan Seared Bream with spiced aubergine and blood orange ceviche or the sweet and flavourful Slow Cooked Duck Breast accompanied by Cherry, Vanilla, Foie Gras and Pear. Finish your five-course meal with Apple Tarte Fine accompanied by velvety Crème Brûlée ice cream, the perfect end to an unforgettable dining experience, all situated within the glittering skies of the iconic Burj Khalifa.
Level 122, Burj Khalifa Lunch – 12.30pm to 3pm and Dinner – 6.30pm to 10.30pm Market Menu @ AED 495 per person For reservations, call 04 8883828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Eloquent Elephant Revamped Menu
It’s thestylish artisan gastropub with the elephant-sized personality at Taj Dubai and The Eloquent Elephant has revamped their menu with some delicious new additions for guests to indulge in. Inspired by a Victorian passion for collection, a variety of soon-to -be favourites feature, with highlights including the light and crispy Rock Shrimp Tempura with chili mayo and the irresistible Salt and Pepper Calamari. For the ultimate taste of comfort food, guests can delight in Grilled Chicken Tacos with Pico de Gallo and sour cream.Of course, carnivores are in the right place with the Mighty Elephant Burger satisfying even the biggest of cravings.
The Eloquent Elephant, Taj Hotel, Burj Khalifa Street, Business Bay – Dubai www. taj.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj-dubai/restaurants/the-eloquent-elephant For reservations call +971-4 438-3100
Wintery Afternoon Tea at Aspen, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates
Kempinski Mall of the Emirates’ lobby lounge has long since been synonymous with style. Aspen, with its classic, luxurious warm interiors is further celebrating the European tradition of a grand café in the heart of the city with an exclusive afternoon tea. A welcome refuge from the busy mall, the “His & Hers” Afternoon Tea offers a stylish twist with three flights of delicious treats served in a miniature set of drawers. Open one drawer for a savoury bite, another for a sweet treat, and then the final drawer for sumptuous scones served with Devonshire cream and preserves.
Dhs290 for two or Dhs150 per person. Served daily, 3pm to 6pm For reservations call: 04 409 5999 www.kempinski.com/en/dubai/mall-of-the-emirates/…/aspen-by-kempinski/
Street Food comes to Shades, Address Dubai Marina
With the better weather comes a whole host of new dining opportunities and nowhere does this better than the Address, Dubai Marina. Shades, the ‘chill out lounge’ known for its inventive cocktail menu and relaxed surroundings, is offering ‘Nama Choma’ this November; an original street food stall serving skewers of tantalizing grilled meats inspired by African adventures over an open fire. This authentic African BBQ experience will be brought to life and feature a variety of meats, seafood and poultry prepared live by the talented culinary team. Available 15 October to 15 November 2017 7pm to 11pm AED 220 per person unlimited grills
For more information and reservations, call 04 888 3444 or email
Al Fresco at El Sur, Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai
Our favourite Spanish restaurant is throwing open its doors at long last, inviting diners to enjoy an al fresco dining experience on their beautiful terrace that is perfectly shaded by overhead palm trees, offering stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. The newly relaunched terrace also has an exciting new feature… a fully stocked, dedicated GIN BAR that offers a delectable array of premium gins. What’s more, you can recreate your Catalan summer memories by savouring the tastes of Spain at the Friday & Saturday Tapas & Paella Lunch, offering a multitude of delicious, authentic tapas and paella served to the table, alongside a few refreshing glasses of El Sur’s infamous fruity grape. Friday & Saturdays 12.30-3.30 PM Unlimited tapas, paella & drinks Soft Drinks: 265 AED & House Beverages: 395 AED www.elsurdubai.com
NEW LAUNCH: Galvin Dubai, City Walk
It’s the highly anticipated offering from the Michelin-starred chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin located in the vibrant The Square, City Walk and it officially opened its doors on 1st October. This elegantly social restaurant and lounge represents the completion of the brothers’ first venture outside the UK after the successful opening of Demoiselle by Galvin earlier this year, also at City Walk. Menu inspiration is drawn from a commitment to ‘Best of British’, infused with a Mediterranean Basin flair; an evocative array of Italian, Southern French and North African ‘flavours of the sun’. Highlights from the carefully crafted menu include Risotto of Wild Mushrooms, Escabeche of Yellowfin Tuna and Roast Pave of Sea Bass whilst signature cocktails feature Clay Pot Negroni, Vodka and Sake Collins and Down Street Manhattan.