Sat, 02 October 2021
As the island continues its recovery from Covid-19 restrictions and the weather cools to allow for more outdoor opportunities, hotel and food outlets are stepping up to the plate to offer guests the highest-quality dining experiences in safe and hygienic environments. Here’s a round-up of some of the most luxurious gastronomic delights for you to savour.
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.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain has opened its new luxury epicerie aptly named La Gourmandise. The ultimate gourmet food shop featuring a variety of exceptional products invites guests to savour sumptuous and authentic delicacies from the hotel’s signature restaurants and quality items imported from Asia and Europe. From everyday fare to sophisticated delights, along with the gracious know-how of its dedicated service team, La Gourmandise boasts a congenial atmosphere where guests can indulge in a delectable food shopping experience. La Gourmandise features nearly 200 different products including a selection of premium meat, salmon, market-fresh vegetables, a variety of cheese, pastries, oils, spices, handmade pasta, pre-cooked meals, beverages and a lot more. It is open daily from 9am-9pm.
Call 17 586-499
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
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
At the InterContinental Bahrain’s award-winning Legendz Steakhouse, share their passion for prime meat cuts, fine grape beverages and the art of cooking. Family friendly and professional service complements the stylish, contemporary setting. It is the best venue in Manama for family gatherings or romantic evenings with your loved ones. Indulge in an impressive array of premium cuts, grills and signature dishes cooked to perfection! Open daily from 6pm-10.30pm
Call 17 227-777.
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
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.
Enjoy a succulent variety of rotisserie grilled meats including Picanha, Fraldinha, Tenderloin with Parmesan crust, Rib-eye, striploin, garlic chicken wings, lamb chops, glazed pineapple, a gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian sides and an experience like nowhere else at Wyndham Garden Manama’s Via Brasil. Open daily from 6:30pm-11:30pm and priced at BD24 net per person with soft beverages and BD34 net with selected beverages.
To book, call 66 316-666 or email [email protected]
Take a break from your weekly routine and enjoy a relaxed evening at Wyndham Garden Manama’s famous unlimited barbeque nights at Terrasse@28 rooftop open-air restaurant. Enjoy a variety of cold and hot mezzeh, filet mignon steak, prawns, fish, sausages, shish tawook, Iranian tikka and kebab, plus desserts. It is held every Friday, from 7pm-11pm and priced at BD12 net per person with soft beverages and BD24 net with selected beverages.
To book, call 66 316-666 or email [email protected]
Head down to Fraser Suites located in the 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. The meal includes a mezze starter, main course and dessert, priced at BD18 for two guests.
Call 16 161-840 / WhatsApp 33 621-016
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.
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.
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
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.
Bite into your favourite dishes and get ready to welcome the weekend at the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain’s Silk’s Restaurant. Flaming Thursdays is a great place to meet with friends. Join the newly innovated theme night every Thursday night to enjoy a great range of grills, flame-grilled meat and sizzling skillets all in one place. There is also a salad bar, a Mediterranean light starters section and a fresh shrimp’s station to get your taste buds working. Enjoy unlimited selected beverages all to the sound of a resident DJ every Thursday with at 7pm onwards from BD34 net per person.
Call 17 460-017 or e-mail [email protected]
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.