Connector November 2023

CONNECTOR.AE 18 CONNECTOR.AE 19 Dining Around Dining Around The Arabian Tea House, located across Dubai, not only boasts charming and quaint interior decor but also stands out for offering some of the finest Middle Eastern cuisine in the city. It holds the distinction of being the first authentic Emirati restaurant since 1997. While the captivating blue and white aesthetics will mesmerise you, the food served here will satisfy your heart and appetite. For breakfast, you must try the special Emirati Breakfast Tray, which includes delectable offerings like baleet, khameer bread, dates, and more. Additionally, the grilled halloumi and balaleet with omelette are excellent choices to start your day. For lunch, laham machboos and biryani deyay won’t disappoint. And if you’re in the mood for snacks, indulge in their Arabian Tea House Special Wrap and Falafel Wrap for a delightful treat. 04-3535071 Sah El Nom, a culinary gem with locations across Dubai, presents an authentic Syrian and oriental dining experience infused with a modern twist. Established in 2017, this restaurant offers a diverse range of manakesh that are a must-try. Indulge in options like cheese folded with soujok, cheese with muhammara, and za’atar with fresh vegetables for a delightful manakesh experience. If you have a penchant for cold mezze, savour their baba ghanouj. When it comes to hot mezze, don’t miss the mfaraket mushroom with meat and fattet makdous. For the main course, their grilled dishes, including kabab eggplant and Lamb Chops, are bound to captivate your palate. Sah El Nom offers a truly memorable culinary journey that combines tradition with contemporary flair. 04-4231122 Arabian Tea House Sah El Nom Al Safadi, with a legacy of Lebanese dining expertise since the 2000s, has established itself as a prominent Lebanese culinary destination across Dubai. When you dine at Al Safadi, you embark on a gastronomic journey that transports you to the charming streets of Lebanon. Their menu boasts a delectable array of Lebanese delights, including must-try dishes like grilled halloumi, eggs with meat, cheese majouka, seasoned lamb tongues, and the Falafel Plate. If you have a penchant for biryani, don’t miss the opportunity to savour their stuffed lamb biryani. For shawarma enthusiasts, the mixed shawarma platter is a definite treat. To conclude your dining experience on a sweet note, indulge in the delightful flavours of Halawet El Jebben. 600-500601 Al Safadi Al Nafoorah, an acclaimed restaurant, beckons with the promise of exquisite Lebanese cuisine served in a lavish setting at Madinat Jumeirah’s Al Qasr Hotel. Here, you can savour the authentic culinary creations of Chef Ali Fouad amidst opulent surroundings, all while enjoying breathtaking views of the iconic Burj Al Arab from the terrace. When dining at Al Nafoorah, indulge in an array of dishes, like lubia bil zaite, Al Nafoorah hummus, batata harrah, samak bizri, and grilled sujouk, among others. To conclude your meal on a sweet note, the Lebanese Fruit Platter awaits, ensuring a truly memorable dining experience that combines the flavours of Lebanon with a touch of luxury. 800-323232 Spread across various locations in Dubai, Al Fanar Restaurant offers a unique experience by transporting its guests back to the nostalgic ambience of 1960s Emirati culture, all while serving up the authentic flavours of Emirati cuisine. Don’t miss out on their culinary delights, including shakshooka, machboos rice, tandoor tray, hobool, jawaney deyay, koftat samak, and more. However, Al Fanar, is not just a place for exceptional food; it also doubles as a mini-museum where visitors, including tourists and the younger generation, can immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Emirati culture and heritage. It’s a culinary journey and cultural exploration rolled into one, making it a truly memorable experience. Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai, Bab Al Mansour invites you to partake in a regal dining experience within its palatial surroundings. With an emphasis on authenticity, it serves up Moroccan cuisine crafted from over 70 sourced Moroccan ingredients, transporting you back to the grandeur of the 14th-century Marinid dynasty. From the exquisite cutlery to the opulent ambience, every aspect of Bab Al Mansour exudes an air of royalty. When it comes to their culinary offerings, don’t miss out on the grilled chicken, grilled spicy beef, kofta skewers, baghrir, harcha, and other Moroccan delights. The flavours on offer are a true testament to the richness of Moroccan cuisine. 04-3509440 Al Nafoorah Al Fanar Bab Al Mansour