Good food is certainly not a scarcity on the island. Here are some places you can grab a great meal this Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, over the weekend or otherwise too!
THE LUCK OF THE IRISH
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa will be staging the Grand Friday St Patrick’s Brunch on March 19, from 12.30pm – 3.30pm. Enjoy delicious dishes, with lots of green and plenty of lucky clovers to garnish decadent treats. Let your senses be mesmerised during this hearty celebration with live entertainment and plenty of gastronomic surprises that will satisfy all your cravings in Sofitel Bahrain’s well-protected ALL SAFE setup. Dress in your favorite green attire to avail an exclusive 25 per cent discount on your brunch package. The afternoon is priced at BD36 per person, inclusive of selected beverages. Call or WhatsApp 38 885-789.
BARBEQUE IN A BOX
The Westin City Centre Bahrain’s award-winning Baharat Barbeque Night can now be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, with a Barbeque Night box available for BD48, good for four persons. Every order comes with Furn Bistro’s signature short ribs, mushroom sauce, natural gravy, Béarnaise sauce and Pommery mustard, and charcoal to grill. Guests get a choice of three kinds of salad, hot starter, dessert, and five kinds of barbeque items, as well as a 20 per cent discount voucher that can be used on your repeat order. Orders need to be placed 24 hours in advance. Call 17 171-000.
AN ODE TO THE ORIGINAL
Chef Wolfgang Puck returns to Bahrain for F1, this time paying an ode to Ma Maison, West Hollywood’s legendary restaurant in the 1970’s where Puck’s career as a chef skyrocketed. Ma Maison rebelled against fine dining establishments of the time, ushering in a new era of food culture – ‘California nouvelle’. Wolfgang Puck invites you to dine al fresco at BD69 per person, as he presents a five-course menu featuring dishes that were made famous at Ma Maison. Take a step back in time to Los Angeles’ 1970’s at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay’s CUT by Wolfgang Puck, on Friday, March 26, from 7pm – 11pm. Call 17 115-000.
A BIG FAT MEAL
Enjoy top-quality meats at Fat Butcher Fabulous Fridays hosted at The Backyard and Harvesters, Crowne Plaza Bahrain. This is a three-course feast consisting of their popular Fat Butcher’s big meat platter prepared with premium cuts of meat cooked to perfection and complemented by a wide starter and dessert selection served on platters to your table. Guests can choose from beef, chicken, seafood, vegetarian, or St Louis platters; each including five selected beverages per meal, priced at BD20, or BD25, from noon to midnight.
Call 17 531-122 / 39 920-163
SUSHI BY THE POOL
Join in for the perfect outdoor poolside venue to enjoy the cool breeze, magical sunsets and majestic views from the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. Indulge in the newly introduced Japanese menu featuring sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls by the sushi chef along with refreshing drinks and DJ tunes at the The Pool Deck, from 6pm – 11pm, Thursday – Saturday throughout March. Call 17 115-000.
ONE FOR THE LADIES
To celebrate all the amazing ladies on International Women›s Day, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa will be treating all women with a whopping 50 per cent discount on the day pass and in all of its outlets on March 8. Spoil yourself at any one of Sofitel Bahrain’s award-winning restaurants and enjoy a sumptuous meal or treat yourself to an unforgettable day at the beach as you unlock the true meaning of living the French way at this lavish five-star resort. Call or WhatsApp 38 885-789.
CATCH OF THE DAY
Experience a unique medley of super succulent seafood delights every Monday on Seafood Night at the poolside outdoor terrace at the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain. Explore a vast range of aquatic delicacies from sushi, sashimi, seafood dim sum, tempura, oysters, slipper lobster and tiger prawns, to other popular dishes prepared to your liking and served to your table, from 7pm – 11pm, priced at BD25, including unlimited soft drinks and water, or BD30, including unlimited selected grape, ales and soft drinks.
Ladies receive 20 per cent discount on March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day.
In keeping with its commitment to sustainable development and consumers› growing demand for healthier options, The Merchant House Hotel now offers a new vegan menu. The repertoire of wholesome, plant-based options includes Tagliatelle Napolitana and Wild Mushrooms Risotto as main course and Asparagus and Cucumber Roll, Aubergine Ssamjang, Tomato Ceviche, Wafu Salad, and Portobello Mushroom for starters. The menu also includes various side dishes such as Hand-Cut Potato, Half Avocado, Salt-sautéed Asparagus, and the dessert selections include Sorbet and Fresh Fruit. Guests can truly experience quality, variety, and health benefits when dining at The Merchant House. Call 16 671-000.
AN ITALIAN SOJOURN
The Meridione Italian Food Festival at Sofitel Bahrain’s award-winning restaurant, Fiamma, will take you on a special culinary trip to southern Italy with Chef Marco Terranova. Unlock the unique flavours from this beautiful region as you enjoy a specially prepared Italian feast in a beautifully lit outdoors terrace with live entertainment to add that extra flair to your weekends. Indulge in this Italian escape safely from March 18 – 26, from 7pm – 10.30 pm, with Sofitel’s enhanced ALL SAFE protocols, following all Ministry of Health’s safety guidelines.
Call or WhatsApp 38 885-789.
Take a journey of flavours to exotic and far-away destinations every Thursday as Chef Magesh and his team prepare a delectable five-course seafood menu emphasising the unique taste and cooking styles of various continents. This seafood journey is priced at BD18, at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain’s La Mosaique Restaurant Terrace, from 7pm – 11pm.
Call 17 531-122 / 39 242-391
The thrilling action of F1 is taking the month by storm, and racing afficionados can watch the show on giant screens at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain’s poolside terrace on March 25 and 26. Savour the excitement of watching the live event while enjoying your favorite dish or drink at the hotel’s F1 themed Flaming Thursday and Friday Brunch. The meal on Thursday is priced at BD34, while the F1 themed Friday Brunch is priced at BD38, both inclusive of unlimited premium beverages.
Call 17 460-017.
SEAFOOD AT YOUR DOOR
The Westin City Centre Bahrain will bring its award -winning Seafood Night at your doorstep for BD56. Each order is good for four persons, and includes the signature Seafood Spanish Paella, Lemon butter sauce, Curry and coconut sauce and charcoal to grill. Guests can pick three preferred salads, sides and desserts, and five seafood items, which will be marinated and ready to grill. Place your order 24 hours in advance. (Items may change depending on availability at the time of order. Call 17 171-000.
Make Mother’s Day on March 21 a special day to spend at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain’s outdoor poolside terrace, where you can spoil your mum with a special Mother’s Day afternoon high tea. Enjoy the lovely weather with some fine pastries and delicious dessert, including unlimited sparkling rosé for BD18 for mom and daughter.
Call 17 460-017.
SHOW HER YOU CARE
Cherish this significant day with Mom’s Sushi Brunch at The InterContinental Regency Bahrain. Indulge the most important lady in your life with delicious Asian cuisine. Elements Lounge will be your right choice with a generous 50 per cent discount for this sumptuous Asian brunch every Saturday through March, from 12.30pm – 4pm. Call 17 227-777.
A LAVISH TEATIME WITH MUM
Celebrate your mother at Bay View’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the Four Season’s Hotel Bahrain Bay on March 21 and 22, from noon to 9pm. Executive pastry chef Imad Boukli has created an exquisite floral inspired afternoon tea to behold, complete with delicate sandwiches, freshly baked scones, signature mocktails, a choice of 18 loose-leaf teas and a flower bouquet to take home. Treat mum to this decadent experience priced at BD48 for two persons. Call 17 115-000.
DELIVERY WITH LOVE
Mother’s Day is a perfect time to reward your beloved mom for her love and care. Express your appreciation with a special delivery box of a tasty Arabic set dinner menu for four persons, from The InterContinental Regency Bahrain. The set menu box will be available on March 21, and costs BD65, including cold and hot mezzeh, main course and sweets with a special beverage, flower bouquet and sparkling grape juice. We can ensure Mom will be delighted. Call 17 227-777.