Last week we had the pleasure of attending the special Iftar preview dinner at Barbecue Delights , the very well known Pakistani restaurant with a spread of its branches in different areas of Dubai. We were invited at their Down town branch, my favorite location in terms of ambience and views of the beautiful & vibrant Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. Amongst the bunch of eateries on this road, Barbecue Delights serves Pakistani , Afghani and North Indian food with its true and authentic recipes from each region.
The restaurant has an extensive seating arrangement both indoor and outdoor, Divisions have been done indoor for families and groups for private gatherings.
The walls have an amusing display of epigrams from Pakistan. Chefs are seen busy serving at their best at a live grilling station.
The special set menu for Ramadan includes a wide variety of traditional Iftar items, BBQ Grills, Curries & Desserts. The iftar items include Pakoray, Samosas, dahi baras, cholay, fresh fruits, dates,Jalebi, Gulab Jamuns followed by an elaborate dinner spread including grilled barbecue items, traditional curries,varieties of rice dishes and a selection of desserts / traditional handmade ice creams. For iftar they will serve drinks like Rooh Afza, jallab, lassi, mint lemonade, tea, coffee etc as part of Iftar buffet.
The thick yummy chicken corn soup is also in the menu.
The wide spread variety in salad includes all kinds of fresh green salads, chuttneys like Aalo Bukhara, mint and mango chuttneys raita and in addition to that they are serving Arabic salads & cold mezze like all time favorite Hummus, Mutabel, Tabbouleh, fattoush, and Afghani Bonjan Borani…. It is a combination of egg plant and yogurt sauce.
Grills include Kastoori Fish, Malai Tikka, Chicken Boti, Reshmi kebab, Mutton Chello Kebab,Mutton Ribs. Rice and other dishes includes kabuli Channa Pulao, Chicken Biryani,Fried Prawns, Mutton Qorma, paneer Tikka, Mixed Vegetables, Chicken Haleem, Daal, Aalo, and Pasta, The menu has food for everyone , Keeping in mind the different cultures here in the UAE Barbeque delights is offering a variety in veg & non – veg dishes . And from grills to gravies each dish has its own distinctive taste and mild flavors to suit the needs of each customer.
Desserts include Fruit custard, Fresh fruits, Shahi Tukra, Egg Pudding, Banofee Pie, Phirni etc Each dessert is delectable, Gulab Jamuns were soft and Banofee Pie is another yummy addition in the dessert menu.
Additionally we had the pleasure of tasting the special mithais( sweets)and souvenirs from Pakistan which was given to each attendee at the Iftar Launch event.
They also offer a Suhoor buffet on weekends i.e. Friday night and Saturday morning. The buffet starts from 12:30 onwards and includes favourites such as Paya, Nihari, Omelette’s and much more.
Barbecue Delights also offers a 25% discount after 8:30 pm on its Buffet Menu during Ramadan.
Iftar: Adults: AED 95, Children: AED 60
Suhoor: AED 65, Children: AED 35
Iftar: Adults: AED 90, Children: AED 50
Suhoor: AED 60, Adults: AED 35
Iftar: Adults: AED 75 (Weekdays), AED 80 (Weekends), Children: AED 40
Suhoor: AED 50, Children: AED 30
Dragon Mart 2:
Iftar: Adults: AED 55 (Weekdays), AED 65 (Weekends), Children: AED 30
Barbecue Delights Locations & Contact Information
1. The Walk in Jumeirah Beach Residence
Adjacent to Sofitel Hotel, Dubai
2. Lamcy Square, Oud Mehta Road
Near Movenpick Hotel, Dubai
Tel: 04- 3359868/69
3. Clarens Building
Mohd Bin Rashid Boulevard (formerly Emaar Boulevard)
4. Dragon Mart 2
Level One, Beside Novo Cinemas
International City, Dubai
Phone No: 04-3409885