As the island begins to revive under eased Covid-19 restrictions, hotel and food establishments have pulled out all the stops to offer guests much-missed dining experiences in safe and hygienic environments. Here’s a round-up of some of the most luxurious gastronomic deals for you to savour.
INDIA ON A PLATE
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain presents Nirvana Express by Chef Mahipal Singh – a culinary journey around the North, South, West and East of India at Nirvana restaurant. Let Chef Mahipal present a four-course tasting menu inspired by the gastronomic wonders of the country’s prominent cities for your taste buds to take a quick journey around the Indian subcontinent, available on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday; from noon – 3pm and again from 7pm - 11:30 pm. The meal is priced at BD20 per person. Call 17 586-499
CUT By Wolfgang Puck, well-known for its sleek, modern ambience and exceptional culinary offerings welcomes guests for a relaxed brunch every Friday. Enjoy this delicious dining experience with exquisite dishes prepared by Executive Chef Brian Becher and his team, refreshing beverages and the best tunes on the terrace or indoors at this acclaimed restaurant. The gastronomic afternoon begins from noon - 3.30pm, priced at BD34, or BD48, inclusive of beverages. Call 17 115-055.
HOLA, LOVELY LADIES
One of Bahrain’s newer dining venues, Salero Bahrain, at The Westin City Centre Bahrain, is a place to dine on Spanish favourites like paella and tapas within chic interiors. Wednesdays are special at this dining spot, with Lola’s Night especially for the lovely ladies on the island. Ladies will be able to take a complimentary Sangria-making class and will be treated to a free glass of Sangria. What’s more is that there will be a 50 per cent discount on handcrafted cocktails. The exciting evening begins at 7pm, up to 11pm. Prior reservations are required. Call 17 171-300 or visit www.salerobahrain.com
BUZZING WITH CULINARY DELIGHTS
The Westin City Centre Bahrain’s stylish Furn Bistro is open for breakfast daily from 6.30am - 11am and extended until 11.30am during the weekend. Start your day right with this hearty repast, priced at BD7.500 per person. Coffee lovers can begin the morning with a satisfying cup of coffee paired with their choice of Viennoiserie (baked goods) available at Furn Bakery and Rotunda for only BD2.200, from 8am – 11.30am. Guests can make the most of the venue’s Café Gourmand offer, with a selection from sliced cakes and coffee, available from 12.30pm – 3.30pm, for BD3.500. Call 17 171-000.
PAN ASIAN PERFECTION
Bo.Sabi, the restaurant and lounge at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa has been turning heads not only for its avant-garde décor, but also its varied Asian culinary offerings. The menu offers mixed Asian cuisine, with a smattering of Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Malaysian and Thai dishes. The vibe is refreshingly modern, with funky pop art detailing. The terrace venue hosts a happening Ladies Night from 7pm – midnight every Thursday, where ladies can help themselves to three complimentary selected beverages while they enjoy tunes from the DJ’s console. Fridays are all about Funky Sunsets from 4pm – 9pm, sure to put you in the Friday mood with upbeat entertainment from the DJ and delectable dishes from the à la carte menu. Call 17 531-666.
BARBEQUE AT YOUR TABLE
As the weather begins to let up by sunset, why not enjoy a barbecue by the poolside on Palms Terrace at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain? Take in the refreshing outdoors, enjoy ﬂavoursome sheesha and satiate your taste buds and appetite with your favourite bites while watching live football matches on the large screen. Have your meats grilled the way you like them, served at your table, every day between 6pm – 11pm. The selection includes ﬁne Frankfurt sausages, Shish Tawouk, beef tenderloin and lamb chops, priced at BD12 per person.
Call 17 460-017.
REVEL IN A ROAST
There’s nothing more comforting than a Friday Roast in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere, and La Mosaique Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain is the perfect setting for this enticing idea. Every Friday, from 1pm – 5pm, the venue serves a three-course Friday Roast comprising starters, a three-meat roasting board with all the traditional trimmings, and dessert. Meat roasts include beef, lamb and chicken, inclusive of three glasses of grape, or three fresh juice mocktails. This sumptuous meal costs BD15 per person. Call 17 531-122 / 39 242-391
Handcrafted to perfection by Chef Den Paensurin, feast on a delectable platter of Nigiri, Crispy Hammour, Vegetable Uramaki and California Rolls served with Edamame at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Oishi Sushi at Thai Lounge. The meal is priced at BD15 per person, available every Wednesday, from 6pm – 10pm. Call 17 586-499.
Head down to Fraser Suites located in Diplomatic Area to inject some mid-week excitement with Seafood Wednesday at da rosa. Indulge in the deliciousness of gems from the sea cooked to perfection every Wednesday, from X – X. The meal includes a mezze starter, main course and dessert, priced at BD18 for two guests. Call 16 161-840 / WhatsApp 33 621-016
DINE IN STYLE
Dining at Bay View at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay is the definitive experience, full of tradition, innovation, and a delicious celebration of the flavours of the season. Artful interiors 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. Pop in to this upmarket venue for a la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea to savour a sublime culinary experience between 7am to midnight daily. Call 17 115-500.
Rediscover the exceptional flavours of the treasures of the ocean with Seafood Night every Monday, between 7pm – 11pm, at Silk’s restaurant, Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain. Get a taste of a wide variety of aquatic delicacies, from sushi, sashimi, seafood dim sum dumplings and tempura, oysters, slipper lobster and tiger prawns. The seafood feast is priced at BHD25, inclusive of unlimited soft drinks and water, or BD30, inclusive of unlimited selected grape, ale and soft drinks. Call 17 460-017.
RIBS AND WINGS
It’s time to get saucy with the Ribs and Wings promotion at The Harvesters Pub & Terrace, Crowne Plaza Bahrain. Revel in a mountain of St Louis spare ribs, beef ribs and jumbo chicken wings served with your selection of hearty side dishes every Tuesday evening, from 6pm all the way to midnight. This dining promotion is priced at BD18 per person. Call 17 531-122 / 39 920-163