Thu, 06 May 2021
The onset of May brings the second half of Ramadan and then the joy and celebration of Eid! Here are some places where you can enjoy a wonderful meal fit for any occasion.
This Ramadan, enjoy a sumptuous array of dishes from an authentic Iftar at the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain, including dedicated food stations, while delighting in Middle Eastern sweet and savoury delicacies. Break your fast and indulge with your family and friends in a wide selection of flavoured Middle Eastern dishes, featuring hot and cold starters, authentic dishes, as well as refreshing traditional Ramadan juices and dessert. The Iftar, along with Ramadan beverages, will be held at Silk’s restaurant from sunset to 900pm at BD18 net per person.
Call 17 4600 17 or e-mail [email protected]
A STARRY VIEW
Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay enables you to retreat to a beautifully transformed poolside venue overlooking Bahrain Bay and Manama’s glistening skyline for a lavish experience surrounded by traditional décor in a relaxing atmosphere. Spend Ramadan evenings under the night sky, with live entertainment from Arabic musicians. Chef Hassan Ahmed and his culinary team will be serving a selection of popular iftar and ghabga delicacies and global specialities. For Iftar, the sharing-style set menus range from BD17.5, BD20, and BD22.5 per person, for a minimum of two persons. An à la carte menu is also on offer. Ghabga entails a minimum spend of BD15 per person with both à la carte menu or sharing set menus available. Guests can also book a Private Cabana at the Pool Deck for a minimum spend of BD150, for a maximum of six persons.
Call 17 115-000 or visit www.fourseasons.com/bahrain
CELEBRATION FOR THE SENSES
Dusk beckons the start of time-honoured traditions at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain at the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The five-star luxury lifestyle destination invites families, corporate groups, and couples to experience the month-long celebration like never before at the resort’s al fresco venues by the beach.A family-style sharing menu will be set up with aromatic dishes encompassing flavours of traditional Arabian cuisine, along with modern international fare. New this year is a selection of speciality rice dishes from different parts of the world including Dum Biryani from India, Paella from Spain, Tahig from Iran, and Koshari from Egypt. Ramadan desserts and gourmet sweet delicacies served at the end of each meal will satisfy the most discerning palates. A traditional Arabic coffee station will be set up to welcome guests to the night’s festivities. Shisha-service will be available nightly from sunset to 2am.Iftar at Thai and La Plage is priced at BD26 per person and Ghabga is BD29 per person.The Ramadan spread at Nikmati costs BD25 per person, available for group bookings of up to 30 persons.
Call 17 586-499.
Downtown Rotana invites you to gather with family, friends, and colleagues during the Holy month of Ramadan over a vibrant spread of extravagant iftar at Downtown Rotana for only BD15. Indulge in a combination of live cooking stations along with delicious delicacies served at your table Including live grills and traditional Ramadan dishes, drinks, and desserts. Special discounts are available for group bookings of 10 or more guests. You can enjoy a group Ghabga for only BD15 per person, with a minimum of 20 persons. The unique Ramadan decorations and ambience will add some more magic to your evenings, accompanied with all necessary health and safety procedures. Call 33 605-070 / 16 000-111.
A SPECTACULAR SPREAD
Experience the month of Ramadan at InterContinental Regency Bahrain, where you can revel in personal and attentive service, along with their international know-how and local cultural wisdom. Selections restaurant will stage an indulgent Iftar daily from sunset to 8.30pm, indoors and outdoors. Break your fast with a lavish buffet at your table with live BBQ station alongside traditional delicacies and international cuisine. Iftar is priced at BD18 per person. Ghabga at Selections will be under the moon from 9pm-1am daily, for you to savour a combination of vibrant live BBQ stations along with extravagant delicacies served at your table including the chef’s traditional and international curation priced at BD16 per person, or BD21 for the unlimited Shisha Package. A harp player will provide pleasant entertainment through both dining events.
Call 17 227 777.
THE SPANISH FLAIR
Salero Restaurant at The Westin City Centre Bahrain will be serving guests through the month of Ramadan from Monday to Saturday, between noon to 10pm. Diners can choose to select from the à la carte menu, or ask for the Salero Ramadan set menu available from sunset to 10pm for BD20 per person. A special rate of BD17 per person is offered for group bookings of a minimum of 10 persons. The restaurant can seat a maximum of 30 persons and allows guests above 18 years of age as it is a smoking venue.
Call 17 171-000, WhatsApp 33 538-150 or visit www.salerobahrain.com.
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain’s new outdoor dining, Bello Tapas, is staged every Wednesday night at the hotel’s poolside terrace. Chef Domenico draws upon his longstanding experience to serve Italian gastronomic tradition featuring creative dishes using only the finest produce. Roll with the al fresco Italian theme and start with an Aperitivo of Aperol Spritz, before taking a deep dive into a selection of Italian grape by the glass. The food menu is replete with Italian classics, all served as small plates, for people to share their passion for culinary and artistic delights. Bello Tapas is priced at BD12 per person for the food menu selection. Special Aperitivo are available upon request.
THE BACKYARD RAMADAN
Enjoy Ramadan at The Backyard at Crowne Plaza Bahrain from sunset to 1am with an iftar fit for friends and family. Enjoy a wide array of international and Bahraini Ramadan favourites, curated exclusively for you. In the spirit of sharing the outlet will be serving a five-course family feast of amazing culinary delights until May 13.
Call 17 531-122 / 39 920-163.
Dining at Four Seasons’ Bay View is the definitive experience, full of tradition, innovation and a delicious celebration of the flavours of the season. Opening for Eid on May 13 onwards, from 8am to midnight you can enjoy artful interiors which set the stage for elegant meetings and gatherings overlooking the stunning Manama skyline and Bahrain Bay. An à la carte menu featuring international dishes and an extensive offering of handcrafted mocktails are served throughout the day and evening. There is nothing more iconic than experiencing afternoon tea at Bay View Lounge where delicate finger sandwiches and fluffy scones meet a fanciful selection of pastries and the most premium coffee and tea selection in the world.
Call 17 115-000.
The Westin City Centre Bahrain is hosting an Eid Lunch featuring a wide variety of dishes from its Furn menu such as mezze, salads, grills, traditional dishes and Arab sweets. This will be in a ‘buffet at your table’ style and will be available during the three days of Eid Al Fitr at Furn Bistro and Bakery for BD18 net per person. Due to limited seating capacity of the restaurant, it is highly recommended to book in advance.
Call 17 171-000/33204175 or visit www.furnbahrain.com
BRUNCH IS BACK!
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain invites you to discover hearty and colourful dishes served to your table. Indulge in an infinite selection of the freshest seafood, sushi, pasta, fine grilled cuts and more. Remember to save some room, because the dedicated dessert and cheese platters will surely tempt diners into sweet indulgence. Also, get entertained throughout the brunch, with resident DJ and live band performing the latest and best musical hits. The brunch is on every Friday from 12.30pm-4pm at the outdoor terrace and priced at BD38 net inclusive of unlimited premium beverages.
Call 17 460-017.
A SPECIAL BUFFET
Celebrate Eid with an Alfresco Brunch at the InterContinental Regency Bahrain with a buffet on your table at Legendz Steakhouse. There is also live carving stations and dessert trolleys. This will take place across the three days of Eid from 12.30pm-4pm and is priced at BD22 per person for a soft beverage package or BD29 for the selected beverage package. Call 17 227 777.
Keizo at Al Areen Palace & Spa will host an Eid Night Brunch set in its lush gardens with Majlis seating. Enjoy a wide array of international cuisines while you marvel at spectacular sunsets. It is BD23 for a soft beverage package and BD30 for a selected beverage package.
Call 36 057-494.
Enjoy a sumptuous steak and seafood soirée at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s new Plums Alfresco at its famous beachfront venue Nikmati, featuring a special Chef’s menu perfect for a romantic date night or family dinner. The special set menu includes the finest cuts of premium beef and fresh seafood, alongside a choice of appetising starters and decadent desserts. The opening will be on the first day of Eid, and from thenceforth Tuesday to Saturdays from 7pm-11pm.
Call 17 586-499 or email [email protected]