Connector November 2023

CONNECTOR.AE 16 CONNECTOR.AE 17 Dining Around Dining Around Situated in Souk Al Bahar, Abd El Wahab proudly celebrates its Lebanese heritage and has garnered a reputation for delivering authentic Lebanese cuisine. While the restaurant excels in offering the authentic tastes of Lebanon, its menu also presents a diverse array of mouthwatering Middle Eastern dishes. Indulge in delectable options such as foul medammas, potato harra, chicken fatteh, shish taouk, lamb cutlets, and other flavourful offerings. And for desserts, cheese knefe and baklawa mix will leave your taste buds thoroughly satisfied. 04-4230988 Abd El Wahab Nestled on the first floor of the iconic Burj Al Arab, Al Iwan embodies luxury and opulence in every aspect. This Arabic restaurant not only boasts a chic and lavish ambience but also presents quintessential Arabian delicacies at their finest. When dining at Al Iwan, be sure to savour their culinary offerings, including the grilled lamb reyash, kebab halabi, fattoush, baba ganoush, and for seafood enthusiasts, the indulgent mixed seafood platter is a must-try. Al Iwan promises a dining experience of exquisite flavours within an extravagant setting. 800-323232 Nestled in Umm Al Sheif, Al Beiruti offers a delightful taste of Beirut in its decor and cuisine. While its interior exudes a sensory experience that immerses you in Lebanese culture, it is the food that takes centre stage. When dining at Al Beiruti, try their delectable offerings, including eggs and sujouk, foul medammas, Al Beiruti kebbe, beef sambousik, grilled kebbe skewers, and a variety of other enticing options. For dessert, savour the exquisite ghazal Al Beiruti dessert. Al Beiruti promises a culinary journey that captures the essence of Beirut in every bite. 04-4213999 Situated in the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek, Shabestan has been a beloved destination for authentic Persian cuisine for nearly three decades. With a rich cultural heritage and a menu that tantalises taste buds with bold and exotic flavours, indulge in a feast of succulent grilled specialities, including juje kabas, chelo sultani, and shandiz. You can also savour traditional favourites like baghli polo ba mahicheh and ghalieh mahi, all served alongside flavourful saffron rice. The flavours at Shabestan are sure to delight your senses and leave you with a memorable dining experience. 04-2227171 Shabestan Al Iwan Al Beiruti Nestled within Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah, Ibn Al Bahr stands out as a renowned Lebanese seafood restaurant in Dubai, celebrated for its offerings of fresh and delectable seafood. The restaurant provides spectacular beach-front views, making it the ideal atmosphere for a memorable dining occasion. For food, Ibn Al Bahr offers an array of delectable dishes such as hummus Al Bahr, fish kabab, shish tawouk platter, golden fried breaded shrimp, and loubye b zeit. For seafood enthusiasts, the catch of the day is a must-try, available in various preparations to cater to diverse tastes. 04-5539575 Ibn Al Bahr Nestled in Cluster D, JLT, the MICHELIN Bib Gourmand restaurant known as Bait Maryam is a genuine hub for Middle Eastern comfort cuisine. When dining there, indulge in a delightful array of dishes that truly capture the essence of Middle Eastern comfort food. Start your culinary journey with the Maryam salad, labneh, muhamara, manakeesh, spinach fatayer, and cheese burek, all of which promise a symphony of flavours. As for dessert, treat yourself to the exquisite umm ali and kunafa kheshne. These dishes tantalise your taste buds, and the restaurant’s ambience will envelop you in a cosy, homey atmosphere, leaving your heart and soul satisfied. 054-7044774 Set amidst the enchanting Bab Al Shams resort, Al Hadheerah is an open-air desert restaurant that offers a captivating Arabian theatre of open-air dining and live entertainment. Rooted in the rich tapestry of ancient and diverse Arabic cultures, it promises a truly unique experience. At Al Hadheerah, you can savour authentic Middle Eastern cuisine prepared at live cooking stations. Indulge in the heady aromas and distinctive flavours of signature hot mezze, expertly seasoned kebabs, flame-grilled seafood, and tender lamb ouzi, all cooked in desert tradition. To conclude your meal on a sweet note, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the speciality of sticky date pudding. Al Hadheerah offers a magical desert dining experience that is truly unforgettable. 04-8096100 Bait Maryam Al Hadheerah