Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi overlooks the Persian Gulf. And with many glittering skyscrapers, it supplies some gorgeous views from its most interesting eating places. The nation has a rising foodie scene, rising to match the opulence and lavishness of its eating places and most rich residents; Abu Dhabi now hosts an annual six-week meals pageant from 1st November to fifteenth December, celebrating each Emirati and worldwide delicacies. The Michelin Information at present lists 42 of town’s eating places, with three holding the coveted Michelin Star accolade. Learn on to seek out out extra about this trio of prime eateries.
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Talea by Antonio Guida
Tuck into conventional Italian fare within the “Cucina di Famiglia” fashion, at Antonio Guida’s Talea. The chef made his identify in Milan (presiding over a two Michelin Star restaurant there), earlier than bringing his European finesse to the Center East. He lately opened this venue inside the Emirates Palace, providing seating for 14 on the bar, 52 covers within the indoor eating room, an 18-seat personal eating room and a stunning al fresco terrace overlooking the ocean, that caters to 56 diners. With hovering columns, Arabian archways and artworks depicting scenes of life in Italy, it’s a grand venue with a recent really feel.
Simply across the nook from Talea, Hakkasan occupies 16,000 sq. toes of the Emirates Palace. The model has its flagship restaurant in London, however the styling — by Gilles & Boissier — incorporates Emirati motifs whereas remaining on model. Darkish lattice wooden panels and backlit blue partitions envelop the inside diners, whereas outdoors, the massive terrace enjoys a backdrop of the palace grounds. Plus there are personal eating rooms and a personal entrance, for VIPs needing slightly extra exclusivity. Together with an a la carte menu, Hakkasan supplies a Friday brunch and a Saturday lunchtime dim sum menu.
99 Sushi Bar
Of its sister eating places throughout Spain, in Dubai and in Rabat, the 99 Sushi Bar in Abu Dhabi is the one one to carry a Michelin Star. It serves Japanese haute delicacies in moody, subtle environment beside the waterfront at The Galleria Al Maryah Island. Cease by in the course of the day for a multiple-course enterprise menu and to expertise the outside-in really feel achieved by way of a residing wall and big image home windows of the lake. Or arrive by night time, when the restaurant has little illumination, apart from the glow of purple function lighting and an amber-like underlit bar. The meals right here consists of sushi classics, together with avant-garde recipes – and make sure you strive 99’s tackle cheesecake.