Café 302, a new café concept located in the heart of Abu Dhabi within Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, has officially opened its doors.
The café is a prime space inside Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, one of Rotana’s deluxe hotel apartment complexes popular amongst business travellers, residents, families and holiday makers alike for its warm, cosy atmosphere and sophisticated dining venues.
Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana sees grand opening of Café in the presence of guests , media and bloggers. The guests were warmly greeted by the entire staff along with refreshing welcome drinks, the combination of those blissful drinks was so nourishing.
Very well lit with clear glass windows ,wooden flooring,a haven of earthy colours set amidst a chic ambience, Café 302 is a perfect place to relax and chat whilst enjoying a delicious selection of food and beverages. Ideal for people on-the-go, guests have the choice to take away coffee or food for the road. In addition to takeaways, Café 302 also provides a range of retail products, such as its premium pressed virgin olive oils and organic food items, healthy beverages etc.
One of Café 302’s must-have drinks is its signature Kyoto Coffee, which originates from Japan. The coffee takes 10 – 12 hours for brewing and is best served over ice. Brewing towers are placed within the café for fresh blends, giving guests the chance to indulge and enjoy.
Al Maha Arjaan’s General Manager, Sherif Madkour, said “We are pleased to launch our latest café, which aims to cater to the refined tastes of our residents and visitors. We are confident that all our guests will enjoy the exceptional range of culinary delights, treats, coffees and signature healthy beverages from our talented chefs and baristas. The café is a sterling addition to our brand and we look forward to welcoming both long-standing and new customers.”
The factor which distinguishes dishes of Café 302 is the quantity of servings offered here. The taste and innovation speaks of the inspiring talents of the Café’s Executive Chef Maren Ibrahim. A proficient oriental and continental expert, Maren is an epitome of culinary skills. With over a decade of experience at Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Chef Maren spearheads the kitchen operations with prowess.
He is highly professional, confident, organized and enjoys creating enticing treats. Maren’s incomparable skills in the kitchen are inspiring and innovative.
We were served basket full Focacia bread along with pesto cream dip, Lentil soup was served with toasted Arabic Chips and bits of vegetables floating in soup.
The very hearty Spinach & kale Salad where each bite gave so much delight with pieces of dates, cashews, feta cheese and garnish of Pomegranate.
The second Salad was again a wholesome big size platter named Fork & Knife Ceasar so delicious with chunks of roasted chicken, boiled egg, Parmesan, Lettuce , these salads served with special dips were quite filling.
Their menu has a great selection of Veg & Non-Veg to choose from. We had the best from their variety of mains, The Café Burger…… angus beef topped with melted cheese on toasted buns served with fries and dip. Toasted Caprese Panini Sandwich richly filled with Mozarella, tomato & basil pesto. The mouth-watering platter of pasta Strozzapreti with Chicken & Mushrooms… such a rich creamy pasta with parmesan, cream etc must try when visiting Café 302.
We were already too stuffed after having so much sized servings of yummy food, but couldn’t resist the impressive lay of desserts…. What an awe-inspiring presentation and taste it had!
The very famous Red Velvet Cake, I was drooling at the soft cake & cream cheese icing, Passion Fruit & Citrus Tart another mind blowing item, and potted Banana Cream Pie….. heavily garnished Macadamia nut crust with bananas & soft custard even today I cannot forget the flavors, each dessert had its own unforgettable taste …will soon plan my next visit specially to have these desserts & to avail the Gift Voucher as well which along with many goodies were given to all of us. Thank you Al Maha Arjaan Rotana and the entire team for your great hospitality and splendid food.
Located in the city centre of Abu Dhabi Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana is a blend of modern hospitality and splendour of modern living. The deluxe hotel apartments is 30 minutes away from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and 15 minutes away from Abu Dhabi’s exhibition centre, ADNEC.
Catering to long stay and short stay guests, the hotel features 288 rooms that provide a comfortable experience with exclusive privileges. Guests can select from loft style studios, one, two or three bedroom suites equipped with satellite TV, fridge, in–room safe, high speed internet and fully equipped kitchenettes with automatic washing machines.